Text and photos by Cecille Santillan-Visto
MENTION KOREA and images of its culture — both modern and traditional — are readily conjured. Korean pop music, beauty products, the hanbok, the colorful and vibrant Nanta, and even characters of countless Korean dramas come to mind.
Continue reading “Korea’s ports are calling”
Text and photos by Zsarlene B. Chua
IN JANUARY, Star Cruises — a Hong Kong-based cruise line under the Genting Hong Kong umbrella — announced that its flagship, the Superstar Virgo, was to use Manila as its home port from March to May.
Continue reading “Sailing away”
Text and Photos by Kristine Joy V. Patag
JEJU ISLAND, SOUTH KOREA — Off the coast of the Korean peninsula is an island that was once known as a honeymoon destination for locals, but has since drawn the interest of international tourists for its “warm and cozy” experience.
Continue reading “Jeju island: a destination for nature lovers and K-pop fans”
By Camille Anne M. Arcilla
THERE is a place close to Metro Manila where one can enjoy nature at its finest. Continue reading “Nature tripping in Tanay”
PATTAYA, THAILAND — In a daring nautical themed outfit, sex worker May confidently predicts the survival of Thai sleaze town Pattaya despite a junta attempt to tame the kingdom’s “Sin City.” Continue reading “Thai ‘Sin City’ finds abstaining from sex hard”