Philippines

Tips and Articles in Philippines

Forget about those stodgy art institutions banning selfie sticks. Now there’s a museum specifically designed for social media snapshots. Like something straight out of out of a Tumblr exec’s fantasy, a new attraction called Art in Island in the...
Skin-care companies are taking a locavore approach, producing goods with a strong sense of place. Just as chefs are increasingly careful about knowing where their food comes from, beauty brands are thinking more about what goes into their produ...
Top 10 Hotels Overall: City 1. The Peninsula, Hong Kong 98.78 2. Wentworth Mansion, Charleston, South Carolina 98.67 3. The Peninsula, Bangkok 98.31 4. Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet 98.18 5. Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphor...
The Trip Now that even tiny islands such as Koh Samui are becoming mainstream, Boracay, in the Philippines, may be one of the last undiscovered Asian beach getaways. The sandy-shored speck is accessible via a frequent hour-long flight from Manila...
See our slideshow of the World’s Scariest Roads. Wheels spinning, tire tread searching for grip, Lee Klancher steered his motorcycle between two ruts before skidding to a stop. It was day No. 2 of the Caravana festival, a weeklong expedition held...
AS YOU MAY HAVE HEARD, ASIA IS IN A BIT OF A SLUMP. One man's burden, however, is another man's bargain, and Asia's financial free fall has led to some of the most extraordinary deals ever. Tumbling currencies aren't completely to blame. In fact...
The Southeast Asian Miracle may have fallen on hard times, but in the Philippines there will always be wonders aplenty. It was here, in one of the world's most fervently Catholic countries, that mysterious marks discovered in a concrete sidewalk w...
Pleasure usually takes a back seat in business travel. But Julie McCormack, a San Francisco entrepreneur, would prefer that it at least ride shotgun. Her year-old company, Worldwide Escapes, specializes in quickie adventure-travel packages in Chi...
The choice is yours: all kinds of islands are available, from a deserted dot to one where a luxurious resort holds a clutch of like-minded souls. Most of the resorts have resisted planning celebrations, but a huge soiree is not why you go to a pri...
What won't you eat?From Mexican dog burritos to Burmese avocado ice cream to the testicles of all kinds of animals, you've tried everything. The most popular responses: Australian witchetty grubs (fat white caterpillars) and Philippine balut (duck...
0900 HOURS Its a jungle out there, baby. And I mean the real thing: vines, monkeys, squawking birds, scurrying critters. I'm sitting in a Quonset hut in what was once the largest U.S. military base in Asia, Subic Bay in the Philippines, 40 minutes...
Philippine golf, anyone?Let us recommend Fairways & Bluewater Resort Golf & Country Club on tiny Boracay Island, home to one of Asia's finest white-sand beaches. The lush 6,524-yard Graham Marsh design debuted in 1997; what it lacks in length it m...
Edited by Amy Farley We partnered with Conservation International to develop a comprehensive green-hotel assessment test to learn what properties around the world are doing to conserve water and energy, eliminate waste, and support their local ha...
Mexico At midnight, those who hope to travel run in and out of the front door 12 times, suitcase in hand. Philippines Villagers bang loudly on pots and pans to drive out evil spirits. Brazil Clans who live on the coast jump seven waves and...