Southeast Asia

Bike with Elena: Discover Kuala Lumpur’s Hidden Heritage On A Guided Bicycle Tour

Posted on May 5, 2018

Just when you think you’ve seen all that Kuala Lumpur has to offer, local tour operator Bike with Elena offers an eye-opening bicycle tour of the Malaysian capital’s hidden heritage – some of them vanishing as urban development quickly transforms the cityscape. The following day after checking in at the all-new Hilton Garden Inn along Chow Kit Road, our media group bussed to the KL City Gallery at Merdeka Square to meet up with tour guide Elena Mei Yun andRead More

AirAsia Launches Flights from Manila to Bangkok (Don Mueang)

Posted on April 23, 2018

It’s now more convenient and affordable to fly to Thailand from the Philippines with award-winning airline AirAsia launching flights between Manila and Bangkok, arriving closer to the heart of the Thai capital at Don Mueang International Airport (DMK), located only 20 kilometers north of the city center. From this airport, which serves numerous domestic flights, it’s quicker to fly to other destinations within the country, or get to Bangkok Bus Terminal (Chatuchak) for overland transfers to the rest of Thailand.Read More

FIRST LOOK | Cebu Safari & Adventure Park – The Philippines’ Biggest Zoo

Posted on January 9, 2018

Travel Advisory: Cebu Safari & Adventure Park is scheduled to officially open in the first quarter of 2018. Group previews (PHP 800 / USD 16 per person, inclusive of buffet lunch)  may be arranged for those wishing to see the park before it opens to the general public. For inquiries, email rrraagas@cebusafari.ph.  For the latest updates, check out the official Facebook page.  Here’s a sneak preview of what to expect when visiting this new attraction! One of the country’s most-anticipated new attractionsRead More

6 Fun Family-Friendly Attractions in Pattaya, Thailand

Posted on January 1, 2018

Pattaya doesn’t immediately come to mind as a family-friendly reputation, owing to its reputation as a seedy beachside getaway since American soldiers participating in the Vietnam War arrived in the 1960s, transforming what was formerly a sleepy fishing village into a built-up conurbation bustling with cabarets, nightclubs and massage parlors. But on a recent familiarization tour organized by Tourism Authority of Thailand – The Philippines Branch Office, in conjunction with the maiden flight of the Cebu-Bangkok route of Philippine Airlines,Read More

Philippine Airlines Now Flies Cebu-Bangkok!

Posted on December 31, 2017

Amidst public demand for the route, Philippine Airlines now flies non-stop thrice weekly between Cebu and Bangkok, starting December 2. PR728 departs Mactan-Cebu International Airport at 9:25 PM every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, arriving in Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport at 12:10 AM local time; while PR579 leaves Bangkok at 1:30 AM every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, arriving at 6:15 AM. The new route brings southern Philippines closer to Thailand, our Southeast Asian neighbor known for its distinctive culture, fiery cuisine, andRead More

7 Reasons Why W Bangkok is the Coolest Place to Stay

Posted on December 21, 2017

One of the most stylish hotels I’ve stayed in is W Bangkok from the W hotel chain marketed towards a young, modern and fashionable crowd. From its trendy location to its luxurious Thai-inspired interiors, this 31-storey five-star luxury hotel sure knows how to turn up the wow factor. True to its signature global brand, here are 7 reasons why W Bangkok is the coolest place to stay in the city: It’s centrally located amidst trendy districts. It’s all about location,Read More