Travel News: No More Airline Fuel Charges in 2015

It looks like 2015 will be THE year to travel for many Filipinos as Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) scraps airline fuel charges effective immediately!  Yahoo!  Read details below.    CAB scraps airline fuel charges by Miguel R. Camus (via Inquirer.net)   MANILA, Philippines–Expect airline ticket prices to ease as early as next week as the …

Getting Around QC: Riding the COMET

  I had a very pleasant time riding the COMET this morning.  No, not that comet. 🙂 THIS COMET.   //photo grabbed from Get Philippines’ Facebook page   The COMET or City Optimized Managed Electric Transport is an e-vehicle designed as an alternative to the various modes of transportation in Metro Manila, particularly the jeepney. …

5 Travel Tips When Experiencing Europe for the First Time

Today’s guest post by Anna Smith reminds us how important planning is especially if you’re visiting a place for the first time.   Traveling to Europe can be daunting if you’ve never been there before. The countless possible places to visit that Europe presents can also be quite overwhelming but once you’ve nailed down exactly …

Pinay Traveller Feature on ZenHealth Magazine

Just received a pleasant surprise today.  Some months back, I was interviewed by a writer from Zen Health Magazine. The magazine was doing an article about women solo travellers and I was one of those they wanted to feature. So long story short, the issue was finally printed and today, I got my copy! Cool, …

Top 10 Things to do in and near Hanoi (a Preview)

Perfect weather at 15 degrees, breath-taking landscapes, wonderful food, friendly people… these are what I remember of my first visit to Hanoi 11  years ago.   Did you know that Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam?  Yup, it’s not  the bustling Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC, formerly Saigon) as many may  initially think.  Of course …