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From pristine beaches to scenic highlands: 5 budget weekend trips from P2,000 and up

Apr 15, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Here's a short list of weekend adventures that can reinvigorate you by Monday

PANORAMIC. This is one of the views from Cape Engaño’s hill in Palaui

Traveling tanpa utang, mungkinkah?

Jun 10, 2018 - 12:43 PM

Bagaimana bisa menciptakan memori kalau harus memikirkan utang tagihan tiket pesawat?

Ilustrasi oleh Rappler Indonesia

Budget guide and itinerary: Cherry blossom season in central Japan

Apr 05, 2018 - 2:43 PM

This writer spends about P20,000 for a 3-day trip to see the famous cherry blossoms in bloom in central Japan. See her detailed budget guide and itinerary here to plan your own sakura-themed vacation

Photo by Irene Maligat

Vietjet umumkan rencana penerbangan rute Jakarta-Ho Chi Minh

Aug 22, 2017 - 6:19 PM

Penerbangan rute Jakarta Ho Chi Minh oleh Vietjet direncakan mulai Desember 2017

RUTE BARU. Para pejabat pemerintahan Vietnam berpose bersama dengan Menteri Perhubungan RI dan Vice President Vietjet dalam acara pengumuman rencana penerbangan rute Jakarta-Ho Chi Minh yang diselenggarakan di Hotel Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta Pusat pada Selasa, 22 Agustus. Foto oleh Valerie Dante/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 3, 2017

Jul 03, 2017 - 9:36 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Monday

Visiting Las Vegas: 5 budget travel tips

Feb 11, 2017 - 6:58 PM

Here s how to save some cash amid Las Vegas casinos shopping opportunities and famous attractions

LAS VEGAS. Tourists can check out beautiful attractions near Vegas without breaking the bank. Photo provided by Mark John and Ana-Liza Bojocan

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: 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

Budget guide: Week-long solo trip to Malaysia for P10,000

Jun 04, 2016 - 6:31 PM

Traveler Jona Bering veers away from the usual Malaysia tourists spots in favor of breathtaking locations like the Cameron Highlands and Taiping See how she pulled this off on a budget

When to skimp, when to spend: Budget travel tips

Jun 03, 2016 - 7:00 PM

How to have an unforgettable vacation without breaking the bank

Budget itinerary: 6 days in Vietnam, Cambodia for P25,000

May 21, 2016 - 6:47 PM

Traveler Andrea Javier visits Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam and Siem Reap Cambodia Here s her detailed budget and what she did on her 6 day vacation

Photo provided by Andrea Javier

Budget itinerary: A week in London for P50,000

Apr 23, 2016 - 9:13 PM

If you dream of someday visiting London I hope this guide helps you make it happen You don t have to be a millionaire – you just need to work and save and continue dreaming

One of a number of day trips you can take when in London – visit Stonehenge. View at Stonehenge, the 5,000 year old stone circle, near Salisbury, Britain in 2013. Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Planning your cherry blossom Japan adventure: 5 beautiful viewing spots

Apr 17, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Find the perfect spot for your next Japan trip – or simply bask in the beauty of these pictures of cherry blossoms in full bloom

A traveler's inside look at an ultra-luxurious first class cabin

Apr 01, 2016 - 9:27 PM

Full showers a giant bed multi course meals? Travel writer Sam Huang shares his experience on Etihad Airways ultra luxurious Residence and Apartment He even shares how he got to fly with a mere 104 Take a peek at his awesome experience:

All photos by Sam Huang, republished with permission from topmiles.com

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

Budget guide: 5 days in Batanes

Feb 27, 2016 - 8:23 PM

Traveler Irene Maligat spends around P8,300 on a 5-day trip to Batanes. Here's her adventure-filled itinerary, plus budget tips for those looking to save while on vacation

Chavayan Stone Houses

Budget guide: How my family traveled to Tokyo, Japan for P25,000 each, all in

Feb 20, 2016 - 11:38 AM

This writer and her family were in Tokyo for 4 days 3 nights and had the time of their lives – on a budget Here s how

Photo by Wyatt Ong/Rappler

A Pinoy's guide for planning a trip to the Scottish Highlands

Feb 06, 2016 - 8:27 PM

Let the Scottish Highlands – its sights songs stories and spirit delight your eyes touch your soul and fill your heart to bursting

Scorrybreac Circuit

The practical person’s guide to traveling

Nov 12, 2015 - 7:03 PM

How can you feed your wanderlust without breaking the bank?

Kiat jalan-jalan murah di Kyoto dan Osaka, Jepang

Nov 08, 2015 - 8:32 PM

Jalan jalan di Jepang selama seminggu hanya dengan Rp 8 7 juta

MAKE A WISH. What would you write on these blocks?

Maldives on a budget – yes, it's possible

Jun 21, 2014 - 10:07 AM

This author spent about US 1000 per head for four nights all in Here s how she did it

The budget traveler's guide to Japan

Jun 07, 2014 - 7:30 PM

Experience Japan on a shoestring budget with these tips

DOTOUNBURI, OSAKA. Shopping options 'til late at night.

Aquino trip to Russia to cost P15.3-M

Sep 07, 2012 - 4:56 PM

The government will spend P15 3 M for the 66 member Philippine delegation in the APEC Summit in Russia