MasterCard shared the data of their Destination Index 2017 at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Bangkok – and Bangkok, the City of Angels, had the highest number of nightly arrivals at 19.3 Million, followed by Singapore, my previous home town (13.1M) and Tokyo (12.6M). … Continue reading
For our last-minute holy-week getaway from Manila, we chose the Sunset at Aninuan Beach Resort in Puerto Galera – it’s blessed with a fantastic location and their owners and staff sure take care of their guests. With a beautiful beach and very good diving, it makes for a good getaway from Manila! … Continue reading
Puerto Galera is the closest “white beach” to Manila, with the island feel that’s harder to find on the beaches of Luzon and has been a favorite for weekend trips for decades. With low-cost airlines, it has become much more affordable to go to the many other islands in the Philippines and there is a lot of competition – but … Continue reading
Many times when I visited a city, I wonder how it was 10 years ago and wish I’d come sooner. But Yangon‘s time is now – I loved it seven years ago and it is a city that still feels unique now, so you should go sooner than later!
The Shwedagon Pagoda and Kandawgyi Lake are the most impressive sights and it’s great to see them at night from the rooftop of the Esperado Hotel!
I have reviewed a number of reward credit cards on this blog, including for Cebu Pacific Airlines, the low cost carrier! Now, Union Bank of the Philippines is offering the Cebu Pacific GetGo Visa Debit Card – the first and only debit card to earn GetGo Rewards points and one of the few rewards debit cards in the world – … Continue reading