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Qatar: A gem in the Gulf

There are a few things to keep in mind when you visit Qatar. Expand your vocabulary of superlatives. Temper your tendency to drool; moderate your envy. But be open and ready to be awed and amazed. Qatar is one of the richest countries in the world, with per capita GDP …

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Petra—magical and mind-blowing

The ancient city will always remain in our hearts and minds and it is arresting to listen to the sound of Petra’s silence. Awe and wonder take on new meaning in Petra. This spectacular sanctuary in Jordan, known as one of the Seven New Wonders of the World, will certainly …

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8 Philippine beaches among the best in Asia

MANILA, Philippines — Eight Philippine island destinations were cited among the 50 best beaches in Asia in 2018 by a Canada-based online travel agency. The Flight Network ranked Hidden Beach in Palawan as the number one beach in Asia and the third top beach in the world for 2018. “You …

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3 Camiguin tourist spots declared as heritage sites

MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, Philippines — Three tourist spots in this island-province has gained recognition following their declaration as National Heritage Sites. Declared as heritage sites were the Moro Watch Tower in Guinsiliban town, Bonbon Church Ruins and Sunken Cemetery in Catarman town. “We want to these places preserved so that our …

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Albarracin: A town lost in time

MANILA, Philippines — I challenged my sister Anafe, a resident of Spain for more than 40 years and a serious traveler, to recommend a town like no other as an added destination on our next family visit. She only had one name in mind, a sure standout among many others …

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Globe pushes biodiversity conservation in Siargao

MANILA, Philippines — Following its recent rehabilitation efforts in Boracay, Globe Telecom launched an awareness campaign on marine biodoversity conservation in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte, considered the surfing mecca of the Philippines. The campaign was made possible through Globe myBusiness which caters to the business needs of micro, small …

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