No one was expecting it to arrive that early, but it did. On my last trip to Tokyo, it snowed. It would have been perfectly normal, but it was November and the first snow of the season usually falls in January. It was the first November snow in the Japanese
The best thing about Boracay is that it has something fun and exciting for everyone. If you’re a couple on a honeymoon, Boracay can be the most romantic place in the world. If you’re traveling with friends or family, you’ll find a gazillion activities that would suit your need. If
Most of our readers who have never been to South Korea mistakenly think that Seoul is an expensive destination. And when we ask them why they make that assumption, many of them point to Seoul’s reputation as a futuristic metropolis and the glossiness of the K-pop culture. Some even bundle
It started with a drama series. Like most of us, I learned about Nami Island when it was used as a setting for Winter Sonata, a Korean drama that became a phenomenal hit in many Asian countries, adding more fuel to the already unstoppable Korean wave that took the world
Whenever friends from abroad traveling to Metro Manila for the first time ask for lodging recommendations, Makati is always on top of my list. It’s close to the airport and is not too far from Manila’s historical core. Its streets are lined with awesome dining selections, from fancy restaurants to
The Maldives is notorious for being expensive. But is it true? Well, depending on how you choose to travel and where you choose to stay. One thing you need to know if you’re planning a trip to this stunning archipelago is that there are two types of islands: private and
There are three modes of transportation available: train, bus, and taxi. Taxis will be much more expensive let’s not discuss that.
It’s a new year, and with the turning of the calendar page comes an annual tradition: New Year’s Resolutions! For many people, these resolutions center around health and well-being — like losing weight or working out more. But for others, 2017 brings an opportunity to see the world (or the
Hotels may be generally expensive in Tokyo, but hostels provide a much cheaper alternative to the budget-conscious backpacker. And there are a lot of them in the Japanese capital.
Tokyo has always had a reputation for being an expensive city. Although there is some truth in that, it is not as expensive as most people think. Many major cities around the world have overtaken the Japanese capital in terms of soaring cost of living. One can find plenty of