Crime -Laptop theft

The Number 1 Way to Ruin Your Trip

  Whether it is travel for business or pleasure being the victim of crime can ruin your trip. With people carrying their laptops with them everywhere they go it could not only ruin your trip but turn your life upside down for a long time.

Fort Santiago

Fort Santiago, Manila Philippines

Located inside the walled city of Intramuros in Manila lies Fort Santiago, the oldest Spanish fortress in the Philippines.

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Alegre Guitar Factory

One of the many things Cebu is known for are the handmade guitars and there is one king of the hill and that is the Alegre guitar Factory.

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The Reasons I Advocate Volunteer Work Exchanges

There are the obvious benefits of free (or deeply discounted) lodging and food. These are terrific benefits, though in truth you are working, in some places harder than others for them. There are other benefits which are far greater and valuable.


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The Latest on Travel to Turkey: Planning Holidays During Times of Protest

While Turkey’s internal protests ebb and flow in Istanbul, feet-on-the-street reports from the nation’s capital and surrounding areas indicate that the political unrest does not have to keep you from visiting this fantastic country. It’s the same colourful, hospitable, history-rich place as ever. Stay away from the isolated conflict areas, but don’t hesitate to explore […]

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The Ultimate List of Airfare Booking Sites

Travel would be much more enjoyable if it weren’t for having to book a flight and put up with the actual flying part of the trip.

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How To Score A Great Airline Seat

Are you tired of crappy airline service, long lines, flight delays and people who give the impression they could care less?

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Photo: They Must Be Pretty Smart

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Tats and Tires

Some people like tattoos, some classic cars and some motorcycles. Then there are those that like all three.