If there were any spot on Bohol's Panglao Island that could help propel it to be the Philippines' next Boracay, Alona Beach is it - a mile-long stretch of fine white sand fronting the Bohol Sea, with a lively complement of beach resorts, beachfront bars and restaurants, and dive shops.
Way to go Bangkok! Looking forward to eating through your Michelin-starred restaurants very soon. h/t Jetstar Asia
Anybody in Manila? Beat a path to this critically acclaimed one-hat show. Few other artists can do Imelda Marcos' hundreds of shoes justice.
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The bitch is back! Carlos Celdran returns to Pineapple Lab with his critically acclaimed Off-Broadway one man show about the flamboyant former First Lady of the Philippines, Imelda Romualdez Marcos.
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Catch the shows at Pineapple Lab before they close their doors and move a new venue! I’m honored to be both opening and closing performances for this institution at this location.
"I have a GREAT Instagram gimmick! We'll bare our butts all over the world. Yes, even in sacred temples. What could possibly go wrong?"
"The men allegedly admitted to taking the photos and were brought to Bangkok Yai Police Station. The crime of public nudity carries a fine of up to THB5,000 (about $US150)."
The fine should be 100 times more to deter others.
These two islands often come as a package deal: Kodingareng Keke has some of the best beaches on this side of Sulawesi, but lacks the food, drink, and rustic accommodations available over at Samalona. Indonesia.Travel - indtravel
The biggest, tallest, longest record-breaking destinations in Southeast Asia can give anything from the #guinnessbook a run for their money! | #visitasean50 #aseantourismonline ASEAN Southeast Asia: feel the warmth
"While boycotters' intentions seem good-willed and altruistic, their recommended response to these issues is wrong and detrimental to the people of Myanmar. As a staunch opponent of embargos and sanctions as means of improving a country's political structure, with passionate conviction I wholeheartedly refuse and say NO to a Myanmar travel boycott. Here's why."- Dominican Abroad
"[Unfortunately] a lot of destinations in Southeast Asia have become more commercial; it's becoming harder to interact with the real locals, to understand their culture and stories from a non-sales oriented point of view." h/t Withlocals
"Southeast Asia, teeming with striking landscapes and fascinating cultures, provides an endless array of romantic backdrops: just bring yourself and a loved one to plug in your personal love story." | #visitasean50 #aseantourismonline ASEAN Southeast Asia: feel the warmth
"The Secretariat is recognised as one of Yangon's most important heritage buildings, and has been the scene of the most defining moments of Myanmar's modern history.... Restoring this grand colonial building to its former glory seeks to both preserve Yangon's cultural past, and cultivate Myanmar's creative future."- Myanmore.com
"You'll begin in Singapore's hypermodern city landscape, feeling like a time traveler turning the clock back as you hop through Penang's colonial streets and Bagan's ancient temple plain. You'll find yourself sunning on Phuket's beaches, browsing through markets along Inle Lake, and finally circumambulating the massive Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon at the very end of your five-week trip." VisitSingapore Tourism Authority of Thailand NA Tourism Malaysia