Therese Gallenero

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Chekhov’s Gun and the Tangled US-Philippines-China Triangle

Trump’s second act in the South China Sea will have to be stronger than his first.

South China Sea

Hasta la vista, Mr Ambassador

The former diplomatic chief for the United States in Spain, James Costos, is returning to New York after having transformed the social life of our …

The Psychology of What Makes a Great Story

“The great writer’s gift to a reader is to make him a better writer.”<p><i>“Stories,”</i> Neil Gaiman asserted in his wonderful lecture on what makes stories last, <i>“are genuinely symbiotic organisms that we live with, that allow human beings to advance.”</i> But what is the natural selection of these organisms — …

Creativity

10 volunteer opportunities for free travel

THERE ARE MANY reasons to engage in volunteer travel, and there are literally thousands of charities and organizations that provide volunteer …

8 Of Asia’s Oldest Heritage Hotels

Wine gets better with age, and so do these hotels, all of which touting old-world charm and over a century of history. Let’s take a trip to these …

Beautiful beaches, sunsets, sights in Santa Ana, Cagayan

CAGAYAN, Philippines – Aside from spots like Boracay and Palawan, there are many beautiful beaches in the Philippines waiting to be discovered.<p>Pack …

The end of the Spanish Empire in Iloilo

<i>(Second of a series on Iloilo, “The Queen’s City in the South”)</i><p>Historical data trace the origins of the Manila galleons to the port of Oton to the …

Iloilo: Discover its history, decode its modernity

Iloilo Convention Center in the uptown development of Mandurriao<p>In the wake of Iloilo’s recent resurgence, the buzzword that it’s now the …

Asia

How to keep cool without costing the Earth

ABOUT 6% of the electricity generated in America is used to power air-conditioning systems that cool homes and offices. As countries such as Brazil, …

Stanford University

LOOK: This Hidden Gem In The Philippines Is A Beach Purist’s Dream

Whether you’re a well-traveled millennial who is looking for his/her next destination or someone is about to embark on his/her first #wanderlust, …

Scuba Diving

Top Risks 2017: The Geopolitical Recession

welcome to the geopolitical recession<p>This is Eurasia Group's annual forecast of the political risks that are most likely to play out over the course …

Wow! Take a Look at These Pictures of a Gorgeous Island Resort in Negros Occidental

With the Philippines’ 7,100 plus islands, there really is an abundance of fantastic islands in the country. We’ve heard of Calaguas, Jomalig, …

Travel in Style on the World's Most Luxurious Trains

To truly take the scenic route, book passage on these trains that are as beautiful as the scenery they pass through.

Trains

Understanding Basic Aesthetics in Photography

Recently I got a message from a person who said that they liked my pictures, but unfortunately they don’t have a “photographic eye.” This inspired me …

WATCH: Here’s An Amazing Aerial Video of the Philippines to Pick Up Your Mood

Is the day not treating you well?<p>Itching to wander and have a dose of vitamin sea?<p>While you’re stuck in the office and can’t do this now, here’s an …

Asia

Growing movement in the Philippines to preserve heritage

Exploring Madrid With U.S. Ambassador James Costos

With more Americans now traveling  to Spain, U.S. Ambassador James Costos  and interior designer Michael S. Smith are heading home on a high note, having put Madrid (back) on the Grand Tour.<p>News of the terrorist attack on the Brussels airport hits just as we’re scheduled to set out on a tour of …

Louis Vuitton

How to make sense of 2016

FOR a certain kind of liberal, 2016 stands as a rebuke. If you believe, as <i>The Economist</i> does, in open economies and open societies, where the free …

Trans-Siberian Railway: a view from Moscow to Vladivostok – a photo essay

This year all eyes have been on what happened in Russia’s cultural capital 100 years ago, but we ask local artists and musicians for the lowdown on its best 21st-century clubs and arts venues<p>Published: 29 Nov 2017<p>It is 100 years since the Russian Revolution started in St Petersburg. These tips from …

Photo Essays

Travel or a Relationship: Why Are Women Having to Choose?

<b>Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes</b><p>I’m not a man-hater<p>most days, but I <i>am</i> fiercely independent. So when I get regular emails from aspiring female …

Solo Travel

Use of Indigenous Filipino Materials and Methods in Building Green Homes

<i>(We recently did a collaboration with Lamudi.com, and we’re sharing with you what they had to say on Filipino building materials and sustainable</i> …

Real Estate

Best of the Philippines

Pangulasian Island<p><b>More than 7,000 islands.</b> <b>Deserted white-sand beaches lined with tilting coconut trees. Protected marine parks with pristine reefs</b> …

Peace and prosperity: it is worth saving the liberal order

Sometimes a landscape’s contours dissolve into the detail. This is happening now amid the fracturing of the west’s liberal order. Brexit, Donald …

Balay Daguinot: An Incredible House Made of Wood

La Castellana, named after the “Paseo de La Castellana" of Madrid Spain, is a first class municipality in Negros Occidental. The agricultural town is …

ABS-CBN

How to Buy Good Wood

Whether you're constructing a deck, building a fence, or buying a nightstand, the type of wood you choose matters. In the best case, your purchase …