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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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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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”
CLOSE your eyes and think about the most relaxing place in the world. Is it a private pool overlooking a volcano in Costa Rica? An outdoor massage table in Mexico? The top deck of a yacht in the South Pacific?
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