Mabuhay! Manila’s rich past, incredible cuisine, and world-class shopping are just a few of the things that visitors enjoy when they visit this vibrant cultural city in the East.
Guest author Jennifer Ng, a Manila-based journalist and freelance blogger, shares a general overview of what tourists would expect should they decide to travel the Philippines.
MSW’s top picks for romantic Asian destinations and love stories from some of our favorite travel writers.
The Fullerton Hotel is a five-star luxury boutique hotel in Singapore that is world-renowned for its luxuriousness, elegance, and quality of customer service. It’s no small wonder that the Fullerton Hotel Singapore has won major travel awards such as the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List award. The Fullerton Hotel is our choice for luxury accommodations in Singapore.
Flying 45,000 feet above the South China Sea is about as close to you can get to heaven on an airplane, especially if the aircraft in question is from Singapore Airlines fleet of world-class airliners. There’s a reason why Singapore Airlines was ranked 33rd this year in Fortune’s World Most Admired Companies in 2009.
Singapore has been on my travel wish list since my late teens. With a long five-day weekend coming up and knowing that we could use our air miles to travel to one of the world’s three city-states for free, we were booked and ready to go faster than you can say cat on a hot tin roof.
So, our thoughts on Singapore, you ask?
The Japanese are experts at urban landscaping, and one of their most superb examples is Kyoto’s Golden Pavilion, also known as Kinkaku-ji, formally known as Rokuon-ji or “Deer Garden Temple”.
This is one of my more popular photos on Flickr, so I thought I’d share it with you. I took this photo from the front end of the Monorail on our way from Tokyo to Odaiba in Japan.
I snapped this photo as we were driving in downtown Osaka. I think it brings new meaning to “Bright Lights, Big City.”