Australia

Your Guide to Getting Around Brisbane Airport

  Brisbane is one of the most populous cities in Australia, next to Melbourne and Sydney. It has some of the most beautiful sceneries and tourist destinations, which is why it is one of the first cities that come to mind whenever travellers decide on going to the land down under.   If you are […]

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Footnote | Spiritual Travel

Footnote: Camino Ignaciano Begins

  Our walk began just before autumn slowly turned everything yellow and gold. We arrived in Loyola between summer and fall. My pristine (and very pink) walking shoes were greeted by the freshly trimmed leaves on the ground. The air was a bit chilly, making waking up in the morning a very difficult task. But […]

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Spain | Spiritual Travel

JesCom invites pilgrims to join Camino Ignaciano

If you’re into contemplative walking and are thinking of going on a pilgrimage, why not join the Camino Ignaciano in Spain this September? Jesuit Communications Foundation (JesCom), the media arm of the Philippine province of the Society of Jesus, invites travel enthusiasts to join Camino Ignaciano, a pilgrimage that traces the journey taken by St. […]

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Travel News

Senate approves 10-year Philippine passport validity

  Good news to all Filipino travellers! The Senate has approved the bill extending Philippine passport validity to 10 years. Senate Bill 1365 or the Passport Act seeks to amend the 21-year-old Philippine Passport Act of 1996, which only allows passport validity to 5 years. According to Senator Sonny Angara, co-author of the said bill, […]

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Destinations | Philippines

A New Look at #Kalibo

I just came from my home province, Aklan. Just being there energizes me! I don’t understand why people all  troop to Boracay when the mainland is really beautiful.  But then again, I guess I should be thankful. At least the mainland won’t be as crowded and we can enjoy the peace and quiet, at least […]

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Travel Journal

Travel Journal: My Sole Mate

  I remember following him. We were in Yogyakarta for the first time and didn’t have a proper map to guide us. I said I wanted to go to a coffee shop I found on the Internet. I forget what it’s called. Some pretentious name that sounded like National Cafe or something. It’s ridiculous. And […]

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Destinations | Europe | Portugal

Things to Do in Belem, Portugal

NOTE: This entry is in Tagalog. For my non-Tagalog/Filipino-speaking readers, kindly turn on your favorite web translator.   Halos magwa-walong taon na nang huli akong mapadpad sa Portugal. Pero ang huling bisitang ito ay nananatiling sariwa sa aking isipan. Hindi kalabisan kung sabihing “parang kahapon lang.” Totoo. Parang kahapon lang nang maglakad ako sa Rossio […]

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