Philippines

Heritage and hilarity: Funnyman's mission to save Old Manila

Heritage and hilarity: Funnyman's mission to save Old Manila

Comedian/historian Carlos Celdran hopes to revive the isolated old districts of the Filipino capital with an alternative tour
Swimming with whale sharks in the Philippines

Swimming with whale sharks in the Philippines

Feeding sessions keep these underwater giants friendly, but some worry they're getting too friendly
Tuna sperm is the new foie gras?

Tuna sperm is the new foie gras?

The most insightful food talks, a new "foie gras" for $3/kg, and all food-related gala packed in the first Madrid Fusion Manila
Is this small Palawan town the next Boracay?

Is this small Palawan town the next Boracay?

San Vicente is on its way to becoming one of the Philippines' hottest tourist spots
Island in the sun: Where to live large on Boracay

Island in the sun: Where to live large on Boracay

On the Philippines' island paradise, the most difficult task is narrowing down resort options. Here's help
Is this sailing's next great destination?

Is this sailing's next great destination?

You'd think the waters around Palawan would be crawling with yachts. But they aren't. Yet
Asia's top 10 wellness resorts

Asia's top 10 wellness resorts

Exotic locations, ancient healing traditions and outstanding personal service is Asia's recipe for outstanding resorts
Restaurant wish list: 15 global eateries we're dying to try in 2015

Restaurant wish list: 15 global eateries we're dying to try in 2015

It's going to be a great year for foodies, with top restaurants exporting their brands to other countries while others open new ventures at home
Seeking the thrill: Extreme hikers go the distance

Seeking the thrill: Extreme hikers go the distance

Between snow storms, avalanches and steep terrain, these hikers brave it all for stunning views and adventure
Typhoon Hagupit threatens the Philippines

Typhoon Hagupit threatens the Philippines

Just 13 months after the devastating impact of Super Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippines braces for Hagupit, the strongest storm this year
Island paradise: Boracay’s best beaches

Island paradise: Boracay’s best beaches

Sunsets, stunning scenery and swinging parties. It may be tiny but Boracay’s shorelines are a big attraction
Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

UK's Heathrow Airport pairs destinations with fragrances to evoke long distance travel. We do too
Patriotic Pinoy potables: 18 cocktails inspired by the Philippines

Patriotic Pinoy potables: 18 cocktails inspired by the Philippines

Pinoy pride comes in a glass with these diverse new Manila drinks that champion the country's flavors and history
11 coolest towns in the Philippines

11 coolest towns in the Philippines

As in, literally cool. The Philippines isn't just for bikinis -- cold weather attire is sometimes required
Proposal destinations: 10 best places to pop the question

Proposal destinations: 10 best places to pop the question

An increasing number of couples are saying "I will" on vacation. Here's what makes the perfect place to propose
The Philippines' best beaches and islands

The Philippines' best beaches and islands

As the Philippines launches a campaign to thank the world for its help following last year's deadly typhoon, we review 7,000 of its best assets
Balut: The Filipino delicacy that makes the world squirm

Balut: The Filipino delicacy that makes the world squirm

With its carnal textures, the fertilized duck egg can put off even the most daring foodies
The giant lanterns of San Fernando, Asia's Christmas capital

The giant lanterns of San Fernando, Asia's Christmas capital

In the Philippines, "parols" are as ubiquitous as Christmas trees. So what's the real story behind these stunning electric stars?
4 killed in Manila Airport shooting

4 killed in Manila Airport shooting

Four people have been killed in a shooting at Manila's international airport, the official Philippines New Agency reported Friday
Typhoon Haiyan: Information for travelers

Typhoon Haiyan: Information for travelers

Latest news for those traveling around the Philippines, China and Vietnam, after Typhoon Haiyan