Travel Contests: Week of April 23, 2014

The Emerald Sky in Budapest

This week’s travel contests include: Extended for another month: Blogger Contest: Win a Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win your dream trip in Switchfly’s Twitter Dream Destination Contest Win an all-inclusive trip for two to a concert in Cancun Win a trip for two to explore the Philippines Win a 7-night trip for two […]

Travel Contests: Week of April 2, 2014

The Emerald Sky in Budapest

This week’s travel contests include: Blogger Contest: Win a Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win one of 52 trips to Australia Win a 7-day trip to your dream destination for two from Switchfly (Twitter contest; Johnny is a judge!) Win an 11-day safari-themed trip for two to South Africa Win a free […]

Palawan, the Philippines from above and below

Sabang Beach on the Philippine island of Palawan

By George Rajna Having heard that Palawan in the Philippines is a worthwhile destination from a variety of travelers over the years, I was excited to be heading to the island’s capital, Puerto Princesa. Rissa Gatdula-Lumontad and Ricky Tio at Cebu Holiday Tours set up our accommodation and itinerary in advance, and so we were […]

Travel News: Week of December 4, 2013

Panama

Top Travel News U.S. Travel Welcomes Panama to Global Entry Program Hawaiian Airlines to allow use of portable electronic devices on flights Second dog death prompts concerns about safety of pets on planes Tourists urged to holiday in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan The incredible $10billion, 1.6km-long floating city with its own airport! Some passengers […]

Resources for Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

Satellite image offers incredible evidence of #typhoon’s direct blow to Tacloban City.

Super Typhoon Haiyan walloped the Philippines a couple days ago and the pictures out of there are devastating. We are thinking of everyone in the path of the storm and hope this resource page helps you stay up-to-date on the latest news and encourages you to donate. HOW TO HELP Action Against Hunger American Jewish JDC […]

One-stop, non-stop entertainment in Manila, the Philippines

Lisa in Cinderella's Carriage

By Lisa Niver Rajna and George Rajna During the last fifteen months, my husband George and I have been traveling independently all over Asia. We knew we needed to return to Los Angeles for a family event in October so after being away since July 2012, we began to make our way back across the Pacific. […]