Wayang Jogja Night Carnival: A Glitzy Night of Arts & Culture in Yogyakarta

Posted on November 20, 2018

If you happen to be in Yogyakarta on October 7, don’t miss the grandest festival in town! Held to commemorate the city’s anniversary, Wayang Jogja Night Carnival is a glamorous cultural parade that showcases the arts and heritage of Yogyakarta, one of the most visited destinations in Indonesia, boasting World Heritage-listed ancient temples such as Borobodur and Prambanan. I flew to Yogyakarta from Manila via Jakarta on AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost airline. Upon the invitation of the Tourism Office of YogyakartaRead More

Getting Your K-Pop Fix in Seoul, South Korea

Posted on November 19, 2018

Share this blogpost on Facebook with the hashtags #iSEOULu and #eazytraveler and get the chance to win an autographed CD photo book from upcoming male idol group NewKidd! Open to residents of the Philippines only. Deadline: November 23, 2019 (Friday) Aside from automobile and technology brands, South Korea has taken the world by storm through its trend-setting pop culture, riding the so-called “Korean Wave” (Hallyu), ie. the popularity of South Korean culture in other countries – including the Philippines, whereRead More

6 Creative Hotspots in Seoul That Will Inspire You

Posted on November 17, 2018

Among the modern Asian capitals, Seoul is one of the most innovative, turning the obsolete and overlooked to something not only fun and fashionable but also forward-looking. The ever-changing capital of South Korea is the perfect metropolis to explore to get your creative juices flowing and open your mind to new ideas and ways of thinking. Here are six creative hotspots that we visited during the Seoul Press Tour, organized by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, that cherishes the past, celebrates theRead More

Savoy Hotel Manila: A Snazzy Stay Across NAIA Terminal 3

Posted on November 10, 2018

Metro Manila’s notorious traffic jams sap the fun out of any visit to the frenetic capital, where navigating around vehicle-choked streets to your hotel can take far longer than your flight. Do not fret, there’s a snazzy new place to stay that will take you from touch down to plopping onto your private well-appointed suite in a flash! Fly in and out of NAIA with style and ease when you stay at Savoy Hotel Manila, a brand-new accommodation with modern,Read More

Basey, Samar: Limestone Marvels of Sohoton Caves & Natural Bridge Park

Posted on November 10, 2018

There’s another bridge worth exploring when you visit Eastern Visayas. Eons before the 2-km San Juanico Bridge – the longest bridge over water in the Philippines – was built to connect the islands of Leyte and Samar, Mother Nature has carved out her majestic counterpart inland along a limestone river gorge in Basey, Samar. Located within the southern portion of the 450,000-hectare Samar Island Natural Park, Sohoton Caves and Natural Bridge Park (formerly Sohoton Natural Bridge National Park, established in 1935)Read More

Paranas, Samar: Torpedo Boat Extreme Ride at Ulot River

Posted on November 8, 2018

Joining the ranks of sought-after destinations like Palawan and Batanes, Samar is one of the last wild frontiers of the Philippine archipelago, but unlike its counterparts somehow doesn’t receive as much attention and still remains largely off the beaten track. It exudes raw and rugged natural beauty. The third largest island after Luzon and Mindanao, this limestone landmass is riddled with the country’s biggest caves and bordered by powerful surf breaks pummeling from the Pacific Ocean. Inland, primary forest stillRead More