Fireworks over the #malacca straits tonight. #malaysia
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#tripofwonders - Kodingareng Keke, Makassar, Indonesia

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.

This Philippine beach was named after a movie starlet of the 70s – and has stayed just as sizzling as its namesake to the present day!

Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

Fans have been paying tribute to China’s self-styled first rooftop adventurer who died last month.
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#Wedding season in #Iloilo coincides with the town #fiesta. This gorgeous #Catholic #church stands at the heart of the town, a witness to hundreds of years of local history.

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Way to go Bangkok! Looking forward to eating through your Michelin-starred restaurants very soon. h/t Jetstar Asia

The first ever Michelin Guide Thailand was unveiled today at Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok hotel. Ninety-eight Bangkok restaurants made the guide, with 17 of them receiving Michelin stars.

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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Carlos P. Celdran


December 7, 8, 9
Thursday to Saturday


December 10

"Gleefully Gossipy", Anita Gates - The New York Times

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.

Php1500.00 regular
Php900.00 for students
It's a benefit fundraiser for #manlbnl2018 #opencity #manilabiennale

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"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.

The American duo behind the now-deleted travel Instagram account traveling_butts were arrested at Don Mueang Airport last night on charges of public nudity.
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November 27, 2017
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Our first official meal in #Iloilo is... what else, #Netongs #batchoy, what @ourawesomeplanet calls "the #ramen of the #Philippines". #food #cuisine #dining #travel

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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

Spend a whole day exploring two islands on the Makassar Strait: the deserted Kodingareng Keke and the picnic-worthy Samalona

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

Travelers looking for the biggest and tallest of everything will find several Guinness-worthy sites as they hop around the region...

"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

Ten reasons why I will not boycott travel to Myanmar and what you can do to really help in the Rohingya/ethnic cleansing crisis.
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You don't need a #sea for a great #sunset.

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"[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

WithLocals' Madalina Buzdugan explains how the Internet brings local travel experiences in Southeast Asia within most web-savvy travelers' ...

"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

A foreign city; a charming town; a beachside paradise. There's nothing like an exotic faraway location to prepare the senses for romance.

"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."-

ArticlesMYANMAR’S HISTORIC SECRETARIAT BUILDING TO BE RESTORED By MYANMORE - November 14, 2017 0 45 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The Secretar...

"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

This long jaunt through four Southeast Asia countries gives you the best of the region on a variegated plate.