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11 coolest towns in the Philippines

11 coolest towns in the Philippines

By Al Gerard de la Cruz, via CNN | Framed by the equator and Tropic of Cancer, the Philippines is one sunshiney place. Some locals cope with the heat by hitting the sugary beaches. Others turn air-conditioned malls into their second living room. Then there are those who seek refuge in the upland barangays (villages), such as Bucari in Leon or Mantalongon in Dalaguete, where the elevation offsets the Philippines’ equatorial ...

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Spice Girls team up with Backstreet Boys for possible 2016 tour

Spice Girls team up with Backstreet Boys for possible 2016 tour

By James Cabooter | The Zig-a-zig-ah lovelies have been discussing reunion events for 2016 to celebrate their 20th anniversary. And US fans will get a pop-tastic double header featuring the famous manband. Backstreet lad AJ McLean, 37, right, confirmed plans are afoot: “The Spice Girls tour has been this idea bouncing around for the past year and a half, and it’s something we’re still talking about.” The Spices are expected to tour ...

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Go Download the Go Manila App!

Go Download the Go Manila App!

Envisioned for both local residents and tourists, Go Manila seeks to make life easy in an otherwise complicated Urban Jungle. In a click of a button, you can have full access to real time Traffic Livestream, locate and contact Emergency Locations and Hotlines and discover the historic capital of the Philippines at the tip of your finger with easy access to popular tourist destinations, restaurants and nightspots. Features : TRAFFIC ...

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How to travel like The Boss

How to travel like The Boss

by Adrienne Asselmeier | I was talking to some of my former colleagues about silly adventures we’ve had while out of town, and it made me reminisce about my business travel days. After learning the hard way, I no longer use my carry-on exclusively for additions to my coffee mug collection, I give plenty of time between layovers (I often wished I was Kurt Wagner, but I am merely human), and ...

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6 Travel-Booking Tricks You Need to Start Using

6 Travel-Booking Tricks You Need to Start Using

by Kelli B. Grant | It took time after the recession, but Americans are traveling more these days. Leisure travel is expected to rise 1.9 percent this year, to more than 1.63 billion trips, according to the U.S. Travel Association. But travel costs are rising, too, with the average airfare creeping closer to the $400 mark and PKF Hospitality Research predicting hotels’ profits will surpass their prerecession peak this year. ...

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5 Business Travel Tips That Will Improve Your Life

5 Business Travel Tips That Will Improve Your Life

by Dorie Clark | If you log a lot of miles on the road, like many entrepreneurs, you know how grueling business travel can be. Apps like TripIt are helpful but can’t solve the problem singlehandedly. Over the past year, I’ve given nearly 100 talks on three continents to promote my book, Reinventing You. While exhilarating and rewarding, it has also been exhausting. Here are the hard-won tactics I employ almost every week, ...

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5 Ways to Save Money on Business Travel

5 Ways to Save Money on Business Travel

Being an entrepreneur requires travel either for marketing or research purposes. Whatever your reasons, you don’t have to spend sky-high rates. Here are some tips to save money when travelling: 1. Save on travel expenses Plan the trip in advance so that you’ll have time to search for the best rates of hotel and airfare. You can also try to check peak season of the country that you are visiting ...

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Google Street View invades Mongolia’s famed Naadam Festival

Google Street View invades Mongolia’s famed Naadam Festival

By Nila Sweeney, for CNN | After going underwater, climbing mountains and riding atop trains, Google Street View this month chalked up another achievement. Its first festival. Not just any festival, but Naadam — rugged Mongolia’s annual display of horsemanship, marksmanship and muscle. And CNN got to tag along for the ride. Held each summer in Ulaanbaatar (this year July 11-13), Naadam is also known as the Three Games of Men. It ...

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Not for the Faint-hearted, Crypt Hotel Opens

Not for the Faint-hearted, Crypt Hotel Opens

By Maureen O’Hare, CNN | Here’s one for the bucket list, although for some it might be too close to the bucket for comfort. A hotel in Maine is lifting the shroud on a ghastly new attraction: a crypt room whose last occupant was a Catholic priest whose earthly remains lay there for more than 100 years. The underground tomb is attached to newly opened boutique hotel Inn at the Agora, ...

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Iceland debuts world’s largest man-made ice cave

Iceland debuts world’s largest man-made ice cave

(CNN) Several years ago, a team of Icelandic entrepreneurs dreamed of tourists not just exploring the surface of Iceland’s glaciers, but actually getting inside of one. Four years and $2.5 million later, Iceland’s first man-made ice cave has opened to visitors. Located in the western part of Langjokull (Long Glacier), and 1,260 meters above sea level, the ice cave stretches deep underground giving visitors the chance to see ice that’s been ...

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‘Cheaters’ beware: Adult Dating Site Ashley Madison Hacked!

‘Cheaters’ beware: Adult Dating Site Ashley Madison Hacked!

by Homerun Nievera, Negosentro.com | Your secret is out! Well, at least it’s still a “I hope not” situation as alleged the hackers, calling themselves the “Impact Team,” have not yet exposed personal information of the 37 million members across 46 coutries of Ashley Madison. The hackers have demanded that the site go offline, or else the nude photos, undisclosed sexual fantasies, fetishes and other personal information posted under the company’s ...

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5 travel spots for the corporate millennials, and the curious

5 travel spots for the corporate millennials, and the curious

Millennials may not have much money to spend now, but they grew up during the economic boom of 1990s. Many have already visited popular international destinations like Paris and Rome. They want to travel to “off the beaten path” locations that stoke their curiosity, and are light on their budget. Taipei (ranked #1 here) is increasingly appearing on many radars, along with other Asian cities Seoul, Macau and Manila, according ...

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