• Food & Travel,  Lifestyle

    7 Things Filipinos Will Love About Bangkok

    Bangkok is one of those places that’s so much like Manila and yet so different at the same time. It feels so much like home in some respects, but it also feels like a whole new world in many others. That’s just one of the appeals of Bangkok to Pinoys, one of the reasons why many keep on booking a Bangkok tour package every year or so.

    Are you still on the fence about booking that trip? Or are you looking for an “excuse” to have another vacation? Here’s a list of just a few things to love about Thailand’s bustling, exciting capital.

    PADTHAI

    The Food Thai cuisine is one of the most popular in the world. From traditional dishes like pad thai and mango sticky rice to exotic delicacies like deep-fried bugs, you definitely won’t go hungry when you visit the Thai capital. It’s a paradise for foodies and those who travel for the sake of trying unique and delicious food. In addition, like Manila, Bangkok is full of street food options. Food carts and stalls are on every corner, just waiting for you to try their yummy offerings. You can also find even more food options when you visit the malls. Here, the choices expand to neighboring Asian countries’ cuisines, like Japanese and Korean. You’ll also find a lot of Western dishes with a Thai twist. In short, if you love food, then you’ll love Bangkok!

  • Food & Travel,  Lifestyle

    5 Ways to Make Your Beach Vacation More Eco-friendly

    In an archipelago made up of more than 7,000 islands, it’s not too difficult to find a resort or beach where you can recharge, relax, and forget your worries for a short while. As evidenced by our social media posts, many of us Filipinos profess an affinity for water and require our dose of #vitaminsea every summer. Despite this, many avid beach-lovers can attest that we need to show our beaches and bodies of water a bit more TLC. The years and the influx of tourists haven’t been kind to some of our favorite summer destinations, and many of them have been degraded by pollution and lack of proper management.

    As tourists and travelers, how can we contribute to keeping our beaches and bodies of water clean? How can we help ensure that our lovely beaches in Batangas, Boracay, or anywhere in the country can still be enjoyed by the next generation? Here are 5 things that we can do to make our beach holidays more sustainable and eco-friendly.

  • Food & Travel,  How-to,  Lifestyle,  Parenting

    Tips When Flying With Kids

    Flying with kids over a vacation or holiday get-away seems to be stressful for many. The first scenario that plays in their mind is the crying, whining, and all the other mood-related tantrums that a kid may do during the plane trip. In this article, I will be sharing with you tips on how you could make the most out of your flying adventure without having to worry of too much stress.

    Read the airline policies as regards the children passengers There may be specific sections there that might require your attention such as the child-related equipment that you might bring with you, the allowed area of seats, and all other documents. Making sure that you comply with these would, of course, save you from a lot of hassle.

  • Food & Travel,  Lifestyle

    The Must-Pack Essentials For Your Family Vacation

    Deciding what to pack when taking the whole family on vacation can be a bit tricky, especially when you have children of different ages to accommodate. There are, however, some essential items that need to be packed other than the obvious selection of appropriate clothing and accessories. Some essential items are easier to remember than others, but all will be missed if you forget them.

    I.D and official paperwork Double check you have all the passports needed for your trip. Even if you aren’t traveling abroad, photo I.D. is a must, as hotels and other accommodations usually require it when checking in. If you are hiring a car, ensure your driver’s license is in your bag, or pocket before you set off on your journey. It is advisable to thoroughly research in advance the official paperwork and I.D. required for the destination you are traveling to, and the airports and airlines you will be using during your trip.