Watching fireworks display on New Year’s Eve is a tradition for households around the world. In the most parts of Asia, fireworks and making noise is a way of scaring away bad spirits that may bring ill luck for the new year. In many western cultures, the spectacular show in the sky is a display of abundance and hope for a fresh start.
Saying that 2018 has been a crazy rollercoaster ride is an understatement. It was full of highs, lows, and other surprises for most of us — even for Boracay which recently underwent a 6-month rehabilitation. Those months were filled with uncertainty, excitement, and hope that everyone will be able to enjoy the island’s white shores again. So where else would you want to spend your new year in the Philippines but in an island that gets you—literally.
Nothing is sweeter than ending your year with a well-deserved vacation. But with the festive atmosphere brought by the holiday season, it’s easy to be sidetracked and procrastinate. It always feels like you have more time to plan your 2019 travel until the last minute. Doing this makes you miss the benefits of booking early that can make your whole vacation more fun and stress-free.
A lot of families love traveling during the holiday season to have a break from the daily routine and to bond with each other. This means a lot of people in the family, mostly moms, are left stressed out as they figure out the things to pack for the vacation. Luckily, there are packing hacks that you can use to make things a lot easier for everyone in the family like the 10 we listed below.
We all have that eco-warrior friend who also loves to travel. And for someone who has an advocacy as noble as trying to save our planet for our children’s, and our children’s children’s future, choosing a Christmas gift for him/her can be a bit tricky—interesting, sure, but tricky. What can you give a person who’s probably not into that consumerism frenzy of the holiday season? Here’s a list of eco-friendly travel gifts your environmentalist traveler friend would surely appreciate this Christmas: