Grand plans for NAIA on hold
Before the pandemic, I was a frequent Manila-Cebu-Manila traveler, and during the trips I made in the past six years or so, I was continually impressed by the spanking new look and efficient service rendered at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA). The rehabilitation and transformation of the airport complex was made possible by Megawide Construction Corporation, one of the leading and most innovative infrastructure and engineering companies in the Philippines.Since the handover of MCIA’s operations in November 2014, the airport has received 11 local and international awards, including...
4 Spectacular Day Trips From Niigata City
Discover the Fabulous Culture and Nature of NiigataFor the adventurous traveler looking to fill their Japan holiday with fascinating day-trips, Niigata City is the perfect destination! The areas surrounding the city are renowned for their lush nature, deep histories, and unique cultures.We’ve chosen four regions, all reachable by local trains, that show why you should add Niigata to your next Japan itinerary. These places are all rarely visited by international travelers, so if you’re desperate to get off the beaten track and find a fresh face of Japan, Niigata City is where to start!1. Muraka...
How does an avid explorer weather a pandemic?
ORLANDO, Fla. — It’s not a great time to be a passionate traveler, explorer or adventurer.For those of us who love to get out and see the world, our wings have been seriously clipped during the COVID-19 pandemic. Flying doesn’t yet feel safe, cruises are called off and travel restrictions are still hampering plans to move about the country and world.That begs the question — what do people who experience frequent wanderlust do when it’s safer and smarter to remain close to home?Some of my fellow explorers have canceled dream trips due to the pandemic — from Banff to Yellowstone to Greece to Par...
Ikea will send one lucky traveler to Denmark in search of the secret to happiness
Does Denmark hold the key to living a happy life? Ikea is inviting one lucky traveler to check out for themselves the result of the World Happiness Report, which placed Denmark in second place after Finland in March this year. This dream job involves heading off to the country to meet its residents for two weeks in September. After various campaigns such as that of Tourism Australia, offering competition winners the "best job in the world," getting to know the country and sharing their experiences down under, the innovative concept has grown and evolved. Now, Ikea is using happiness to put its...