Audi’s smarter way to own a car

“Audi on demand” is an app-based concierge service set to go live this week in San Francisco that gives users the chance to book the use of any car in the company’s current range for up to a month. The system, which will see anything from an A4 sedan to the latest R8 supercar...

Vice Ganda, Kris address rumored rift

 “Sisterakas” co-stars Vice Ganda and Kris Aquino have addressed speculation that they are not on good terms, supposedly after a misunderstanding involving the comedian’s idea to come up with a blog and signature shirts. Vice Ganda said, “Alam mo, hindi namin alam kung kaninong...

DOT caps Mega Fam Tour for travel agents with product presentations highlighting tourism opportunities in the Philippines

Asian-American and mainstream American travel agents immerse themselves in a 7-day Philippine experience MANILA – Beaches are just the beginning… The Mega Fam Tour organized by the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) featured not only Boracay, the number one beach destination...

Bea comes into her own

Actress-singer Bea Binene has come to learn a few things following the end of her relationship with boyfriend of almost three years, Jake Vargas. Chief among them is acceptance. “Lahat naman ng (breakup) masakit. You just need to learn to accept it,” she said in a recent...

‘So Goes’

I love to travel. Who doesn’t? Whether it’s domestic, international, or even just local, exploring and discovering new places and things is an experience that definitely enriches one’s life. I have been blessed to have been given the chance to travel and sometimes, even to wander...

Pinoy fatalities in Libya hotel attack not yet confirmed: DFA

MANILA, Jan 28 (Mabuhay) – The Philippine government is still verifying reports that two Filipinos were among the fatalities in the terrorist attack on an upscale hotel in Libya, but confirmed that a Filipino woman was among those injured in the assault. A report by Agence...

Her adventure brings her to the edge of the earth

Lourdes “Odette” A. Ricasa is a globetrotting traveler, author, poet, painter and realtor who has traveled to 257 countries and has accumulated a total of 1.8 million flight time miles, having been awarded a certificate by the Travelers’ Century Club, honoring her for travelling...

PHL wraps up a successful participation at DEMA Show 2014

By Manny V. Ilagan, OIC, PDOT-Los Angeles LOS ANGELES – The Philippines wrapped up a very successful participation at the Diving Equipment Manufacturers Association (DEMA) Show held at the Las Vegas Convention Center on November 19 – 22, 2014. The Department of Tourism, the...

Vacations bring more happiness than birthdays, finds survey

Being on vacation topped a list of pleasures, edging out birthdays and finding money that was thought to be lost, in a recent survey conducted by strategic consulting firm Northstar on behalf of travel website Expedia.com. The firm surveyed a group of 7,855 employed adults over...

Palawan tops Readers’ Choice Awards 2014 by Condè Nast Traveler

The Condè Nast Traveler Magazine (US Edition) announced Palawan as Readers’ 2014 Choice Award for top island destination on October 20, 2014. Palawan scored a rating of 88.750%, beating other world famous destinations including  Kauai, Hawaii(4th),  Maui, Hawaii (3rd), and Kiawah...