Kara Santos

What does 2020 have in store for travel?

These Bali retreats bring the great outdoors inside

Get a unique cultural experience at GWK Cultural Park

Here’s a look at Palawan’s newest gateway to Paradise

Let’s climb that bridge when we get there.

Have a good night’s sleep under the dome.

Immerse in art, literally.

Looking for an eye-catching escapade with the barkada? Here are a few fun and colorful destinations filled with sunshine and rainbows around the country that seem to have been designed specifically with the social-media savvy millennial market in mind. Aqua Planet

Go on a food trip around the “Heart of the Philippines”.

Camiguin is one cool destination. It’s hard not to fall in love with the “Island born of fire” and its natural wonders. But aside from the beaches, springs and waterfalls you can visit, the food scene is surprisingly varied, with an international flair.There are no fast food joints or malls in this tiny island province because locals really want to preserve homegrown restaurants and cafes. And they have a lot to be proud of! Here are just a few of the must-try dining establishments in Camiguin. 

Hayahay Café

If there’s one activity that has put the province of Antique on the tourist map around the world, it’s the Kawa Hot Bath. This unique spa experience allows guests to soak like a special soup in a cauldron sprinkled with flowers and leaves over a hot fire.The large vats were originally used by the locals for cooking muscovado (brown sugar) but have now been repurposed as unique jungle hot tubs for outdoor spa baths, a sought-after attraction for tourists.There are several places around the province where you can try out this fun spa activity. But if you’re looking for something unique, Calawag Mountain Resort in Tibiao offers different flavors of the Kawa Bath, each with its own claimed therapeutic benefits. Salt BathSalt baths have long been prized for their therapeutic qualities. Hippocrates (460-370 BC) first discovered the benefits of seawater and salt baths when he saw their healing effects on the injured hands of fisherman. To this day, salt baths are popular in spas and seaside health resorts.

Going on a road trip to the Bicol region any time soon? Bicol may be known for its spicy and hot dishes, but they also have their fair share of cold concoctions. If you’re craving for something to beat the summer heat, look out for these coolers and drinks that offer a twist on Bicol flavors.

Oooh, heaven is a place on earth!