Category: Travel

How to Score a Room in a ‘No Vacancy’ Hotel

There are lots of travel hacks available out there, but take time to check this video out and find out new tricks to add to your already known portfolio of hacks. In this National Geographic episode, host Brian Brushwood shows us that even if the ...

How to Spot a Celebrity in New York City

I recently went to New York not to see celebrities but to actually see and experience New York for the first time. But I did see celebrities. Unexpectedly. When you roam the city, do not be surprised if you see yourself suddenly in the middle of a ...

What does Customs Want from our Balikbayan Box?

Just last week, ABS-CBN's TV Patrol reported a story of a returning Filipino resident from the US, who was deemed by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to have abused his privilege of bringing home gifts to his family by bringing home an insane amount of ...

What is a World Passport?

The World Passport is a document issued by the World Service Authority, a Washington, D.C. based organization founded by Garry Davis in 1954, citing Article 13, Section 2, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. I was just wondering, can you ...

Trying Out San Francisco’s Pub Crawl Event

I logged in to Couchsurfing.com to find out about local events in San Francisco and found a recurring event below:   Of course, I decided to join the event, which really got me excited as it is a good opportunity to meet new people, locals ...

Sta. Cruz, CA: The Beach Boardwalk & the Eerie Mystery Spot

Santa Cruz, CA is just about 1.5 to 2 hours from the great San Francisco, and if you are looking into visiting the SF Bay Area, I highly suggest dropping by into this truly unique, easy-going beach and surf town. Sta. Cruz boasts of two main and ...

Fourth of July, History, and Barbecue Grills

History of the Celebration Fourth of July in the U.S. is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United ...

I was once stuck at Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN)

Stuck at Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul, South Korea? Don't fret. You are in the world's best airport for some consecutive years, anyway. Since 2005, it has been rated the best airport worldwide in each year. It is also rated as the ...

Seoul Incheon Airport (ICN) Stopover & Free Hotel Stay on an Asiana Flight

Last year, I went on a trip from Manila to San Francisco and back via Korean Air, a 4-star airline, just so I could take advantage of the free Seoul transit tour provided for by Seoul’s Incheon International Airport (ICN). I scored this trip when ...

Inside: NAIA T3’s Miascor Sky View Lounge

After a long wait, MIASCOR Sky View Lounge has finally opened its doors to passengers departing from Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA/MNL) Terminal 3 (T3) last February 2015. It just makes sense, since most major airlines (Emirates - which ...

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