NAIA no longer among 'worst airports' – survey

Oct 18, 2017 - 1:20 PM

Meanwhile, 4 regional airports in the Philippines remain among the top 25 best airports in Asia

NOT ANYMORE. Latest survey released by travel website The Guide to Sleeping in Airports showed that NAIA is no longer included in the top 20 worst airports in the world, and even in the top 5 worst airports in Asia 2017. Photo By Ben Nabong/Rappler

WATCH: A peek at Hong Kong Disneyland

Oct 08, 2017 - 1:23 PM

Here's a few of the things you can catch at Hong Kong Disneyland!

6 ways to enjoy beautiful, underrated Rizal

Sep 27, 2017 - 7:00 PM

The Pinto Art Museum, Luljetta's hanging gardens and spa, Masungi Georeserve – here are just some of the things you can do in Rizal

UNDERSTATED BEAUTY. The underrated Rizal province has destinations worth exploring.  All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang/Rappler unless otherwise specified. Photo by Nicole Reyes

A Singapore Minute (Part 5 of 5): When in Tiong Bahru

Sep 14, 2017 - 9:26 PM

If you want to experience the steady, less-frenetic side of Singapore, do consider spending day in this neighborhood. It doesn’t disappoint

Travel guide: 9 top places to see in India

Sep 06, 2017 - 7:28 PM

Here's what you can see in India aside from the Taj Mahal and the famous pink city

RELIVE THE PAST. Amber Fort's massive courtyards and buildings make you realize how affluent and influential the Maharajas were during their heyday.

Budget guide: 3 days in Beijing

Aug 06, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Planning a trip to Beijing? This writer traveled to see the Great Wall and Forbidden City – on a budget

Forbidden City entrance  Forbidden City entrance

The lazy person's guide to bullet journals

Jul 29, 2017 - 6:34 PM

Always wanted to bullet journal but too lazy to start? We got you

Travel guide: Exploring the clear lakes of Jiuzhaigou

Jul 16, 2017 - 7:25 PM

In China s Jiuzhaigou Valley shimmering lakes and gorgeous waterfalls are nothing short of spectacular

South Korea beyond Seoul: Fortress-hiking and food tripping in Suwon City

Jul 01, 2017 - 11:36 AM

Here s what you can do in Suwon City which is just a subway ride away from Seoul

Solo travel: A guide for beginners

Jun 02, 2017 - 10:36 AM

Dreaming of braving the great outdoors on your own? Here’s how you can start

Cagbalete Island: Your next weekend destination

May 21, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Here s how you can enjoy a Cagbalete Island weekend in Quezon for less than P1 000

PICTURESQUE. Enjoy Cagbalete island's instagram worthy sand bar. Photo by Geruel Monton.

How to explore 4 Italian cities for P60,000 – all in

May 14, 2017 - 6:40 PM

Find out how you can visit Milan Como Verona and Venice all for P60 000

FASHION CAPITAL. Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, one of the world's oldest shopping malls, features some of the biggest clothing brands. Photo by Don Kevin Hapal/Rappler

China says it tested new missile in northeastern sea

May 09, 2017 - 11:35 PM

Authorities say the test in the Bohai Sea was conducted to raise the operational capability of the armed forces and effectively respond to threats to national security

Your updated Boracay guide: How to explore, relax, and give back

May 07, 2017 - 5:43 PM

Here s where to stay what to eat what to do and more at one of the world s best islands


Duterte aboard Varyag: 'Russia is with me'

Apr 21, 2017 - 5:17 PM

I shall not be afraid declares the Philippine president given Russia s latest gesture of friendship

PRESIDENTIAL VISIT. President Duterte at the South Harbor in Manila

Russian guided missile cruiser arrives in Manila

Apr 20, 2017 - 9:26 AM

The Russian Navy makes its second goodwill visit to the Philippines this year

PORT CALL. Russian guided missile cruiser Varyag makes a port call in Manila on April 20, 2017. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

#CaramoanMoreChance: Sun, sand, solitude on a budget

Apr 08, 2017 - 8:30 AM

Hop from one gorgeous serene island to the next without breaking the bank

'A Walk to Understand': Bersama memahami keberagaman

Mar 27, 2017 - 3:07 PM

Cara sederhana untuk menyampaikan pesan indahnya keberagaman Dengan berjalan kaki mengitari rumah ibadah di kawasan Pasar Baru Jakarta Pusat

Peserta 'A Walk to Understand' berfoto bersama di depan Gereja Pniel, Pasar Baru, Jakarta Pusat, sebagai akhir dari perjalanan walking tour, Sabtu, 25 Maret. Foto oleh Rika Kurniawati/Rappler.

Piñol urges farmers to use guide map for crop planning

Mar 26, 2017 - 6:29 PM

The color coded guide map provides data that farmers need to identify the type of crops suitable for their land

GUIDE MAP. Agriculture secretary Manny Piñol encourage local farmers to use the government's new color-coded guide map to plot the type of crops suited for their lands. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

El Nido, Palawan: Your comprehensive, updated guide

Mar 11, 2017 - 1:28 PM

Birdhouse hotel owner Mark Anthony Villaflor gives us his ultimate guide to exploring the island

Hair habits you need to break ASAP

Feb 24, 2017 - 2:04 PM

Hair pulling using heat tools daily tugging at your locks – these seemingly harmless actions can cause long term damage to your hair

PH submits defense equipment wishlist to China

Feb 07, 2017 - 5:57 PM

Defense Chief Delfin Lorenzana says they are waiting for China to approve the list which includes boats and drones

BLOSSOMING FRIENDSHIP. President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping sign agreements at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 20, 2016. File photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

Visa application guide: Getting a Schengen visa from the Italian embassy in PH

Feb 05, 2017 - 5:08 PM

Dreaming of a trip to Europe? Start planning it now – starting with your Schengen visa application

Photo courtesy of Ligaya Solera

Budget guide: 6 things to do in Yunnan, China

Jan 08, 2017 - 8:15 PM

Looking to explore China outside of Shanghai Nanjing and Beijing? Here are the beautiful history rich attractions you can see in Yunnan

YUNNAN. There are many things to see and do in and around Yunnan. The Stone Forest, pictured above, is just a bus ride away. All photos by Joshua Berida

Start 2017 right with these apps installed on your phones

Dec 31, 2016 - 2:26 PM

There are many worthy applications you can spend your time on but we ve narrowed our list of must keep apps for 2017

'They will remember you 2016': A holiday science and tech gift guide

Dec 02, 2016 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] May you give and receive interesting gifts this season

The top laptops in 2016 for every budget

Nov 27, 2016 - 4:04 PM

Looking for a new laptop for Christmas? Here are some of the best we ve seen this year

The top phones in 2016 for every budget

Nov 27, 2016 - 2:33 PM

This year s smartphone market features great choices at every price point Here are our picks

IPHONE SE. Photo from Apple

Christmas 2016 wishlist: Our readers' picks

Nov 23, 2016 - 6:13 PM

We asked readers what they wanted to get for Christmas Maybe you d like their suggestions for yourself too

3 practical tips for those pondering on an iPhone 7 purchase

Nov 18, 2016 - 6:08 PM

The iPhone remains a dream gadget for many Here are some simple ways to make the purchase easier

The new iPhone 7 smartphone is on display on the day of its release at Covent Garden in London on September 16, 2016.  Apple's iPhone 7 launch generated trademark queues and brisk sales today that defied gloomy expectations. / AFP PHOTO / Jack Taylor / Jack Taylor

Loot guide: 20 cool stuff we wanted to buy at ESGS

Nov 01, 2016 - 11:41 AM

Check out our list if you re planning to do some early geek friendly Christmas shopping We ve included links to online stores to help you out

4 PH airports in Asia's best airports list

Oct 18, 2016 - 8:55 PM

The Ninoy Aquino International Airport however is still named one of the worst airports in Asia

AMONG THE BEST. Davao International Airport is among the best 30 airports in Asia, says a survey conducted by a travel website. Photo by Jim de Francia/Google Maps

Budget guide: Day trip to Macau

Oct 15, 2016 - 12:19 PM

Explore Macau s streets casinos and tourist sights without breaking the bank

Budget guide: 2 days in Hanoi, city of charm and chaos

Jul 23, 2016 - 4:34 PM

Hanoi: bottle green lakes and ancient charming temples exist in this city where motorbikes reign How can you explore this bustling but enchanting city in just 2 days and without breaking the bank?

QUIET CHARM.  The elegant red Huc bridge on Hoan Kiem Lake’s jewel green waters is among  Hanoi’s most famous and beautiful sights. All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang unless otherwise specified

Michelin guide recognizes Singapore hawkers

Jul 21, 2016 - 11:31 PM

Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle and Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice Noodle are awarded one Michelin star each

SINGAPOREAN HAWKERS. A noodle stall owner looks out from her food stall as customers walk past in a hawker or food centre in Singapore in 2013. For the first time, Michelin awarded stars to two street food hawkers in Singapore – Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle and Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle. File photo by Hwee Young/EPA

Your guide to the FIBA OQT in Manila

Jun 30, 2016 - 3:51 PM

The tournament will see a total of 6 nations vie for the lone ticket to the Rio Olympics basketball tilt this August

Southeast Asia budget guide: 4 countries, 23 Days, P33,000 all in

Jun 05, 2016 - 9:15 PM

A detailed budget itinerary by traveler Jayson Concepcion shows the complete expense breakdown of his trip which cost him P33 000 for a full 23 days of travel

A picture taken in 2011 near Chiang Mai, shows statues inside Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep temple. Photo by Philippe Hugen/AFP

Ortigas Center: A bustling CBD in the heart of Metro Manila

May 20, 2016 - 7:49 PM

Be inspired to explore more of this mini city through this animated infographic

The idiot's guide to Philippine elections

May 07, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Bato bato sa langit ang tamaan huwag magalit

Guide to the 2016 Philippine elections

May 04, 2016 - 11:50 AM

From do s and don ts during voting to candidates views and plans Rappler s got you covered

14 bucket list destinations, 14 detailed budget guides for your dream vacation

Mar 26, 2016 - 9:04 PM

How to visit Seoul Tokyo London Paris Scotland Batanes the Maldives and more – on a budget

A guide to 3x3 basketball

Mar 16, 2016 - 11:52 PM

See some of the basic rules of 3x3 how the sport is gaining ground internationally and how it could be the next big thing in the Philippines

#PHVote: Meet, compare, match bets based on issues

Feb 28, 2016 - 12:58 AM

Check out new features we are rolling out to help guide you through your journey as a voter

These 7 beautiful hotels in Asia get 5 stars at Forbes’ 2016 Star Rating Awards

Feb 24, 2016 - 4:34 PM

Check out these luxurious hotels in China Japan and more

FIVE STAR. The Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake is one of the 5 star-rated hotels in the Asia-Pacific, according to Forbes' Star Rating Awards list 2016. Photo courtesy of Forbes Travel Guide

El Nido, Palawan: Tips for the budget traveler

Jan 20, 2016 - 9:16 PM

Traveler Mark Villaflor and his wife Camille have packed up and moved to El Nido Palawan Here are his top tips for your budget trip to the beautiful island paradise

Tour C, Hidden Beach

Your 2016 investment guide

Jan 06, 2016 - 10:53 AM

2016 holds a promise of another growth year despite the known risks

A gift guide for techie photographers

Dec 12, 2015 - 1:46 PM

Looking for a gift for your photographer friends? Mark Vincent Villa rounds up some gift ideas that won t break the bank

How to make a better business community in ASEAN

Oct 27, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The fruits of economic growth need to be shared as widely as possible to stem the tide of rising inequality in the region

INCLUSIVE BUSINESS. More investment is neededin the ASEAN region, but better business is also critical, writes Erinch Sahan of Oxfam GB Asia. File photo by Agence France-Presse / Tang Chhin Sothy

NAIA no longer among the world's worst airports – poll

Oct 20, 2015 - 11:13 AM

UPDATED But it is still on the 8th spot of Asia s Terrible 10 airports according to the Guide to Sleeping in Airports website

FIRST MAJOR REHAB. In over 30 years, the Philippine government is implementing its first major renovation of NAIA Terminal 1. File photo from

Why you shouldn’t be afraid of loans

Sep 22, 2015 - 4:02 PM

A carefully planned loan can work to your advantage