Eric Balinghasay

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Why Travelling Alone Will Change You Forever

<i>“Are you going by yourself?”</i><p><i>“Yes.”</i><p><i>“But…how do you do that?”</i><p><i>“I get on the plane. And I go. By myself.”</i><p><i>confused look</i><p>I’ve had this conversation about …

33 Breathtaking Photos That Prove The Philippines Is Paradise

Ah, maganda.

10 Important Reasons to Start Making Time for Silence, Rest and Solitude

<i>Image Credit: Pixabay.</i><p>It's amazing how tuned out we become to the motor of the air-conditioner and refrigerator -- the sudden silence is a startling reprieve. Likewise, we become numb to the buzz of our technology saturated world.<p>Smartphone users check their device every 6.5 minutes, which works …

You'll Never Hear Successful People Say These 15 Phrases

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to become more successful as an entrepreneur or in your career, you can start by making a habit of talking and thinking more like the people you know or read about who are already successful.<p>Here are some phrases you’ll never …

13 BEACHES NEAR MANILA (And How to Get There) - Philippine Beach Guide

Zombie apocalypse. Imagine it happening in Manila. Over 12 million people in one dense megacity. The chaos. The desperation. The paranoia. The …

10 things to learn about yourself when traveling alone

FIND YOURSELF IN SOLITUDE. Everybody hears this time and time again.<p>From the punishment of youth when sent on “timeout” to the isolation every …

Mongolia's lost secrets in pictures: the golden eagle hunters

The Altai Mountains run from Siberia in Russia all the way down to Mongolia’s Gobi Desert. An enormous mountain range, it covers a vast area of over 16,000 kilometres and is studded with huge glacial lakes and permanently snow-covered peaks that rise above 4,500m. One of the world’s last true …

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I shared earlier, but Robin Williams' passing is cause for a reshare of this famous quote. In his memory may we all be kinder to each other and work …

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8 qualities that make great bosses unforgettable

I remember all of my bosses. Some were bad. Most were good.<p>But only one was, in the best possible way, truly <i>memorable</i>.<p>Unforgettable bosses possess …

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The Professional’s Guide to a Stress-Free Vacation

There’s lots of advice out there about how to disconnect from work and return to the office refreshed. But what’s the right vacation approach for you? Is it better to be completely out of touch? And how can you increase the chances that you’ll come back relaxed and revitalized?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

DOT chief lists 6 'underrated' PH destinations

MANILA – Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez believes that there is more to the Philippines than Boracay, Palawan and Manila, noting how the country is …

Top 50 Philippine heritage cities and towns to see in your lifetime

The Philippines has a rich and colorful culture. If you're creating a bucket list of Philippine cities to visit, here's a list of 50 cities (and …

Roundup Philippines: A country that has it all

It’s been a quiet some time now since I have traveled the Philippines but I never got to write my final roundup. Recently thinking about it, I wasn’t …

Ten Choices You Will Regret in 10 Years - The Open Mind

“If only…” These two words paired together create one of the saddest phrases in the English language.<p><b>Here are ten choices that ultimately lead to</b> …

The Sacred Power of Rest

We are all living very busy lives. In fact, we have so much on our plates that we have completely overextended ourselves. With so many responsibilities and commitments, it seems almost impossible to find balance in our lives. However, I can assure you that if you do not find a way to balance your …

25 Things My 25-Year-Old Self Would Tell Me on My 50th Birthday

I turn 50 years old today and, on the whole, I'm pretty happy about it. I'm healthy, I'm married to an incredible guy, I'm close with my family, I have interesting and inspiring friends and I have work that is fulfilling. Turning 50 doesn't seem so bad because I have never been happier in my …

10 Must-try Holes-in-the-Wall in Manila (2014 Edition)

<b>(SPOT.ph)</b> Heavyweight food franchises are taking over Manila, but the hustle and bustle in commercial food spaces can be too much to handle at times. …

13 Things Mindful People Do Differently Every Day

It may have started as a trend among Silicon Valley tech companies, but mindfulness seems to be here to stay for all of us.<p>2014 has been called the "year of mindful living," and in the past several months, mindfulness has made headlines in seemingly every major print publication and news site. No …

The best time to book the cheapest flights

NEW YORK (AP) -- Booking a flight is often confusing, annoying and frustrating. Prices fluctuate so frequently that most vacationers can't tell if …

It's the world's most expensive city, packed with luxury hotels, but where do you go when you want style at a good price? We have the top picks<p>It's official: Singapore is the world's most expensive city. The Economist Intelligence Unit's Worldwide Cost of Living study ranks the city at number one, …