Travel News: The End of Roaming Charges in the European Union is here!

Many travelers (including yours truly) have been shocked by high mobile phone and data charges on foreign trips. Phone companies worldwide are milking their customers with outrageous charges for phone use in foreign countries. As of June 15th, European Union regulation has ended roaming charges across EU nations – roam like at home is the message. You can make phone … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: All you need to know about Marriott Hotels

My “Travel Made Easy” posts are meant to provide easy access to new destinations, hotel groups or airlines, with a quick summary and links to more in-depth information you might be interested in about the brand. Today’s post provides all you need to know about Marriott Hotels, their brands, the experience you can expect at their hotels from JW Marriott to Courtyard … Continue reading

Fantastic Foto Friday: Bonifacio Global City – the new heart of Manila!

Manila, the gateway to more than 7,000 islands, has changed so drastically, its “heart” has moved from the colonial Intramuros to the surrounding neighborhoods and to the financial district in Makati. Now, it’s changing yet again, with the masterplanned city of  Bonifacio Global city quickly becoming the new center of town, with the shopping, food and entertainment district around BGC … Continue reading