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Once again he caught a strangeness on the wind, neither pleasant nor unpleasant, neither odor nor perfume — just strange, and curiously exciting. “Superintendent, what’s that smell? Casey noticed it too, the moment Sven...

Sheridan Resort & Spa: Another Wonder in Palawan

asianTraveler zigzags through the hills of Palawan and discovers the many wonders of Sabang. The sun, it turns out, sets not on sea as we expected, but behind the mountains on the opposite side. Backlit...

Acuatico: Lasting First Impressions

Growing up in Manila, my idea of escape was the nearby province of Batangas. The beckoning smell of fresh coffee and the age-old stories of heroism from the people of Batangas are enough excuses...

EDSA Shangri-La: The city escape in the heart of Metro Manila

There was simply no way I could fit another Wagyu Beef Roll in my mouth. I could feel it almost melting in my mouth, a touch of sweetness spilling out in every tender bite....

Amano’i Resort: Subtly, She speaks of elegance and quietude

Crowded streets, ferocious motorbikes, famous landmarks, and tasty pho are not the only things Vietnam is famous for. There can be a respite from this country’s hustle and bustle. In fact, the country is...

Leaving my heart in Two Seasons Coron

“It breaks my heart that I have to leave so soon. In such a short time, you have given me countless reasons why it’s hard not to fall in love with you, but I...

Malaysia: Eat.Play.Shop

Selamat Datang. Upon hearing those words, I knew I had landed in the Heart of Asia. The quiet that enveloped the one-billion-dollar Kuala Lumpur International Airport that Friday morning was a far cry from the...

Zambales: Tropical Verve

Don’t just drive by. It may be overshadowed regularly by its more popular neighbors, but when given a chance, Zambales can be a tourist destination in its own right. To most local and foreign travelers,...

Ilocos Norte: An Affair with Miracles

“Walang himala!” (There are no miracles!) That was, at least, according to Elsa of the classic 1982 film Himala by National Artist Ishmael Bernal which, during its time, was foreseen as a low-yield production. Twenty-six...

The Scent of Christmas in Baguio

When the rainy days are over and the sun is always out, it is in December when one can best experience Baguio City. It is known as the City of Pines because of its...

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