Travel

#Pasyalan: Buktot Beach sa Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro

(Eagle News) — Naghahanap ka ba ng budget-friendly get away ngayong summer? Hanap mo ba ay maputi at pinong buhangin, asul na tubig dagat at rock formation na perfect para sa iyong Instagram post? Halina’t pasyalan ang Buktot Beach sa Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro. Tinawag itong “Buktot” dahil sa hugis ng bundok sa tabi nito na animo’y kuba. Pwede itong akyatin sa loob lamang ng sampung minuto at mula sa itaas ay makikita ang ganda ng […]

Blue lagoon sa Rodriguez, Rizal, isa sa magandang pasyalan ngayong summer

(Eagle News) – Bukod sa bundok ng Espadang Bato na sikat sa mga mountaineer, ngayon naman ay tuklasin natin ang nakamamanghang sapa na kung tawagin ay Blue rock lagoon. Ito ay matatagpuan sa Sitio Lukutan, Malaki Brgy. San Isidro, Rodriguez, Rizal. Ang Blue lagoon ay mayroong malamig at malinis na tubig. Kaya naman, marami ang nagpupunta dito para maligo kahit na ito ay nasa kalagitnaan ng kagubatan ng bundok ng Rodriguez. Simula sa bayan ng […]

Tiny S. Africa beach restaurant crowned best in world

by Fiachra GIBBONS Agence France-Presse PARIS, France (AFP) — A tiny beach restaurant in an isolated South African fishing village was named the best in the world on Monday. Chef Kobus van der Merwe, who did not begin to cook seriously until he was 30, forages every day for ingredients on the wild Atlantic shore of the Western Cape near his Wolfgat restaurant, where he also makes his own bread and butter. The Wolfgat — […]

Mt. Daraitan patok na #Pasyalan; Tinipak cave at Tinipak river, tara na’t silipin

(Eagle News) — Isa sa mga kilalang bundok na dinarayo ng mga hiking enthusiast ang Mt. Daraitan na matatagpuan sa border ng Quezon at Tanay, Rizal. Ang Daraitan ay galing sa salitang “dara” na ang ibig sabihin ay limestone at ang “aeta” naman ay ang tawag sa mga lokal na nakatira dito. Upang masiguro ang kaligtasan ng mga hiker, may orientation na isasagawa bago umakyat ng bundok at mayroon ding nakatalagang mga tourist guide sa […]

Airbus pulls plug on costly A380 superjumbo as sales plummet

by Joseph Schmid Agence France Presse PARIS, France (AFP) — European aerospace giant Airbus said Thursday that it would stop building its A380 superjumbo, the double-decker jet which earned plaudits from passengers but failed to win over enough airlines to justify its massive costs. The final two double-deckers will be delivered in 2021, just 14 years after the first A380 went into service, after the Dubai-based Emirates decided to reduce its total orders by 39 […]

Gotta gram ’em all: must-snap locations testing Hong Kong’s patience

by Elaine YU Agence France Presse HONG KONG, China (AFP) — For smartphone-wielding hordes of tourists, Hong Kong boasts a host of must-have Instagram locations — but crowds of snap-happy travelers are testing local patience and transforming once quaint pockets of the bustling metropolis. Tony Hui recalls how elderly residents always used to play cards in a courtyard in the middle the densely packed housing block where he owns a dry cleaning store. The buildings […]

#Pasyalan: Pinakamalaking Man-Made Molave Forest sa Southeast Asia, matatagpuan sa Salagdoong, Siquijor

(Eagle News) — Hindi lamang sa probinsya ng Bohol mayroong man-made forest, kundi maging sa lalawigan ng Siquijor na nasa Central Visayas. Ang mahigit na dalawandaang ektaryang Salagdoong man-made forest ay matatagpuan sa Barangay Olang, bayan ng Maria. At alam ba ninyo na ang salitang “Salagdoong” ay mula sa Cebuano phrase na “salag sa doong” na ang ibig sabihin ay “pugad ng ibong doong.” Panahon pa ni dating pangulong Carlos Garcia at Ramon Magsaysay nang […]

#Pasyalan: Hinagdanan Cave ng Bohol

(Eagle News) — Isa pa sa dinarayo sa lalawigan ng Bohol ay ang Hinagdanan Cave na nasa munisipalidad ng Dauis. Isa itong lugar, kung saan maaaring makita ang ganda ng kuweba at lumangoy sa isang malinis na lagoon. Bago ka makapasok sa lugar, kinakailangang lumusot sa isang makitid na butas at bababa sa hagdan ng solo. Pero dapat mag-ingat dahil madulas at mamasa-masa o may moist ang daanan. Masisiyasahan ka naman sa loob ng kuwerba […]

Huge North Korean beach resort ‘nearing completion’

SEOUL, South Korea (AFP) — A giant beach resort in North Korea is nearing completion, a US monitor said Thursday, with satellite pictures showing rapid progress on the sprawling development, now equipped with a water slide and cinema. The seaside strip known as the Wonsan-Kalma Coastal Tourist Area is squeezed between a new airport and the country’s east coast, in an area that has previously been used for artillery drills and ballistic missile launches. It […]