Philippines

Around the Philippines, the city of Bacolod is associated with their barbecue chicken before anything else. The deliciously tasting chicken is actually roasted, not barbecued in the way a Westerner thinks of barbecue, drenched in a sauce or dry rub. Instead, the flavor comes from the cooking style: skewered and roasted over

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Since the 1860s (yes the EIGHTEEN sixties) the Woodside neighborhood of Queens, New York has been a magnet for immigrants. The mid 19th century boom of immigration was fueled by large-scale housing developments that were quickly occupied by newly emigrated Irish families. This helped turn the area from a country farming village

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Philippines

Off the beaten track, in a small cove’s beach, is a concentration of high end resorts for luxury travelers. These are mostly foreign owned, and there are even recognizable names like Wyndham Hotels present in this area of Boracay known as Din-Iwid. Tucked back along the water is another unique resort

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By now, you’ve heard the opinion from some Filipinos that “Boracay is too commercialized”, but you have to understand that the definition of commercialized can be different from person to person.

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Philippines / Visayas / Aklan/ Boracay The thought that any place could remain 'hidden' on Boracay for long is really a farce; but Din-Iwid beach maintains the illusion of being hidden because it rests in a cove, and is not visible from White Beach or the main road. Perhaps the term small scale is

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Philippines / Visayas / Antique / Culasi Sometimes, time stands still. Its those moments when you forget that the earth is still rotating, that your cell phone bill is on auto debit and, as long as everything is working correctly, your heart keeps beating. But sometimes, you happen upon a place so beautiful, so serine,

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One would be hard pressed to visit the south eastern corner of Laguna province along the lake and not be overwhelmed by the large number of solicitors holding up the yellow signs offering some time at their natural, hot spring fed ‘private pools’. This tourist attraction is something that has been going

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This amazing place, is said to have been the source of inspiration for British author Alex Garland, as he is said to have lived in El Nido in the 90’s while he wrote his novel “The Beach” The book was then turned into a 2003 movie, set in Thailand with Leoardo

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