Ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seat belts

Ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seat belts

By Zsarlene B. Chua

How to fasten your seat belt, how to operate a life jacket, and how to use the oxygen masks — these (and more) are standard information given whenever one boards an airplane. So standard and often tedious that people tune out once the captain says “presenting the safety features of this airplane” monologue and then turns on the safety video or the flight attendants perform the shtick for the thousandth time.

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Jeju island: a destination for nature lovers and K-pop fans

Jeju island: a destination for nature lovers and K-pop fans

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.

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