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‘So Goes’

I love to travel. Who doesn’t? Whether it’s domestic, international, or even just local, exploring and discovering new places and things is an experience that definitely enriches one’s life. I have been blessed to have been given the chance to […]
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Conquering New York with love and flowers

NEW YORK – “If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere…,” goes the song originally sung by Frank Sinatra that has since been sung by many, even in karaoke bars worldwide. But while others can only sing it, […]
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Record 56.4 million tourists flocked to NY in 2014

(New York-AFP) – A record 56.4 million tourists visited New York last year, drawn by its diverse culture, low crime and “dynamism,” and generating $61.3 billion for America’s largest city, officials said Monday. The number of visitors tops the previous...
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Vacations bring more happiness than birthdays, finds survey

Being on vacation topped a list of pleasures, edging out birthdays and finding money that was thought to be lost, in a recent survey conducted by strategic consulting firm Northstar on behalf of travel website Expedia.com. The firm surveyed a […]
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Palawan tops Readers’ Choice Awards 2014 by Condè Nast Traveler

The Condè Nast Traveler Magazine (US Edition) announced Palawan as Readers’ 2014 Choice Award for top island destination on October 20, 2014. Palawan scored a rating of 88.750%, beating other world famous destinations including  Kauai, Hawaii(4th),  Maui, Hawaii (3rd), and Kiawah...
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‘Bleisure travel’ popular among younger workers: reports

(Relaxnews) – The rise in bleisure travel — mixing business with pleasure or ‘leisure’ — improves job satisfaction and loyalty and is more common among younger rather than older workers, according to results of a new worldwide survey. With convention […]
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Chicago takes top spot for world’s favorite museum

(Relaxnews) – The world’s favorite museum isn’t the Louvre. Or the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art. According to TripAdvisor users, the highest rated museum is the Art Institute of Chicago, home to the iconic “American Gothic” painting by Grant Wood. […]
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Google Street View takes fans behind the scenes of Emmy-nominated shows

(Relaxnews) – Fans of Emmy-nominated TV series like “Downton Abbey,” “Breaking Bad” and “House of Cards” can get psyched for the awards show Monday by making virtual visits to filming locations and TV sets via Google Maps. Fans of the...
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The top 10 most popular international cities for US travelers

(Relaxnews) – London has kept its stronghold as the most popular city for American travelers in the 2014 edition of Hotels.com’s list of top 50 international destinations. And predictably, New York is the most popular US destination among starry-eyed foreign […]
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Billionaire.com lists world’s most exclusive golf courses

(Relaxnews) – During the PGA Golf Championships, which took place August 4-10 in Louisville, Kentucky, the online magazine for the ultra-wealthy revealed its selection of the 10 most exclusive golf courses on the planet, which also happen to be some […]