Archive | September, 2010

Gyeongju’s Yangdong Village in Korea, epitome of Joseon beauty

As Korea’s newest UNESCO World Heritage site, Yangdong Village is no kitsch folk village of recently built traditional homes cobbled together to give domestic and foreign tourists a taste of old Korea.

Gyeongju's Yangdong Village
Gyeongju’s Yangdong Village

Located deep in the countryside northeast of the ancient Korean capital of Gyeongju, it’s a place that takes pride in its isolation, which has helped keep it as one of Korea’s largest and best-preserved Joseon-era (1392-1910) communities. Continue Reading

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US Open Travel Package 2010

Tennis fever is in full swing in the city! Coming to town for the Open, or want to brush up on your skills after watching the weekend’s matches? Stay at the only hotel in New York with an indoor tennis court, featuring stunning views of the East River from the property’s 38th floor.

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2010 US Open Travel Packages

Introducing the UN US Open Package at The Millennium UN Plaza Hotel, guests who book the package will receive: Continue Reading

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Filipino Young professionals bring home lessons from Cebu Pacific travels

Traveling for business allows individuals to adapt and be inspired by new surroundings. Young professionals do not only enjoy the different destinations but also gain new insights they can apply to both their professional and personal lives.

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In between business meetings in Hong Kong, Christina visits tourist spots like Macau to learn about different cultures

Such is the case with 29-year-old mechanical engineer Edward Villona, as he gets to work closely with his colleagues in Hong Kong and China. “My work requires me to provide support to our various design engineering teams by working closely with international suppliers. Through these business trips, I get the opportunity to travel to international destinations I haven’t gone to before,” he explains. Continue Reading

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Kona Village Resort Wins the Luxist Award for Best Luxury Family Vacation

Kona Village Resort, on the Big Island of Hawaii, is the winner of the Luxist Awards’ Readers’ Choice Award for Best Luxury Family Vacation. The pristine resort features serene lagoons surrounded by lush, tropical landscaping as well as dramatic, surreal, black lava cliffs that plunge to meet the ocean.

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Kona Village Resort

Guests stay in thatched roof hales (Polynesian-inspired bungalows) on 82 oceanfront acres. No televisions, telephones, radios, air conditioners are there to distract. Coconuts supplant traditional “no disturb” signs. Continue Reading

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