Tag Archives: Philippines

Views: Sugba Lagoon In Siargao, Philippines (4K)

Sugba Lagoon is a hidden gem and a must-visit when in Siargao, Philippines. It can be reached within less than an hour by boat from Siargao and is definitely worth a trip. This lagoon offers the most transparent and turquoise water, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, and much more.

Morning News: Philippines ‘Bongbong’ Marcos And Scotland Independence

It is a remarkable turnaround for a notorious family: the late dictator’s son just took the reins. But how will he govern? Scotland’s separatist party is again pushing for an independence referendum.

That will probably fail—and empower the very prime minister that many Scots love to hate. And, why pilots in Ukraine are using an outdated, inaccurate missile-delivery technique.

Morning News: Military Aid To Ukraine, Philippines Vote, Sri Lanka PM Resigns

Voters in the Philippines go to the polls. Plus: the resignation of Sri Lanka’s prime minister, dock workers blockading Russian cargo and an interview with the Swiss entry to this year’s Eurovision.

Morning News: Russia Hits East Ukraine, Elections In Philippines, Air Transport

Ukrainian MP Lesia Vasylenko gives us the latest on the ground in Kyiv and we hear an update on Russia’s military strategy. Plus: the Philippines prepares for next month’s presidential elections, and transport news.

News: Top 5 Stories For June 22, 2021 (Reuters)

1. Voters in New York City head to the polls to select Democratic and Republican nominees for mayor, following a campaign dominated by debate over public safety.

2. Severe thunderstorms tore through the Chicago area after the National Weather Service said a ‘confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado’ had touched down in a western suburb of the city, causing damage.

3. The White House will pursue other initiatives to boost voting rights even if a contentious federal bill to counter state voting restrictions passes the Senate, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.

4. Las Vegas Raiders’ defensive end Carl Nassib said he was gay, making him the first active National Football League player to come out publicly.

5. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to jail people who refuse to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as the Philippines battles one of Asia’s worst outbreaks.

Aerial Views: ‘Manila – Philippines’ (4K Video)

Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is a densely populated bayside city on the island of Luzon, which mixes Spanish colonial architecture with modern skyscrapers. Intramuros, a walled city in colonial times, is the heart of Old Manila. It’s home to the baroque 16th-century San Agustin Church as well as Fort Santiago, a storied citadel and former military prison. 

Travel & Leisure: The Top 15 Island Paradises (Video)

The top 15 Island Paradises in the world:

  1. Necker Island – British Virgin Islands
  2. Niyama Islands – Maldives
  3. North Island – Seychelles
  4. Turtle Island – Fiji
  5. Denis Island – Seychelles
  6. Tsarabanjina Island – Madagascar
  7. Fernando de Noronha – Brazil
  8. Lord Howe Island – Australia
  9. Teti’aora Island – French Polynesia
  10. Voavah Island – Maldives
  11. Bawah Reserve – Indonesia
  12. COMO Parrot Cay – Turks & Caicos Islands
  13. Velaa Island – Maldives
  14. Pamalican Island – Philippines
  15. Laucala Island – Fiji

Island Views: ‘Boracay – Philippines’ (4K Video)

Boracay is a small island in the central Philippines. It’s known for its resorts and beaches. Along the west coast, White Beach is backed by palm trees, bars and restaurants. On the east coast, strong winds make Bulabog Beach a hub for water sports. Nearby, the observation deck on Mount Luho offers panoramic views over the island. Offshore, coral reefs and shipwrecks are home to diverse marine life. 

Retirement: ’12 Countries With Low Cost Of Living’

If you’re considering retirement abroad, you need information, and you need lots of it. But more than that, you need guidance on how to interpret that information. In many cases, you could decrease your monthly expenses, perhaps significantly, simply by relocating to a new country. Depending where in the world you choose to retire, you could enjoy big savings on housing, and other expenses. There are many tempting places in Europe, Latin America and Asia where you can live large on a small budget. You’ll also need to consider the visa application and residency process for moving to these countries. The countries mentioned in this video are some of the best option for retiring comfortably with low cost of living and access to healthcare. These countries are catching on quickly by attracting retirees with enticing retirement plans. So here are 12 Best countries to retire comfortably.

  1. Portugal
  2. Costa Rica
  3. Malaysia
  4. Ecuador
  5. Slovenia
  6. Thailand
  7. Greece
  8. Vietnam
  9. Mexico
  10. Philippines
  11. Uruguay
  12. Mauritius