5 deadliest storms that changed the course of asian history

How can a typhoon change the course of history? In the past centuries the Pacific ring of fire was a mainstay in catastrophic natural disaster headlines. It surely shaped nations' identities, cultures and political models. Like how tropical storms inspired Japan's infamous tradition of Kamikaze which literally...

an illustration of jeane napoles

What will you do if you have 10 Billion pesos in your bank account? This amount of money was bagged by the controversial Janet Lim-Napoles throughout her scheming years of "business" partnership with (sadly) some of our lawmakers. I am not well versed in this government...

Dispatch Media’s Interview with Ron

Dispatch Magazine recently launched a campaign to make a stand and let the voices of Filipino travel enthusiasts be heard! Before the recently held elections cum controversial hooha surprised a lot of Filipino netizens, they called for proactive travelers who can share their opinions and...

flipmoms

Dear Mommy and Mama, We apologize for giving you both chest pain and hyperventilation whenever we surprise you with last minute (late) declarations of our destinations and activities. Sorry if sometimes we have to hide photos of us in Facebook (like those paragliding and summit shots) to...

beach, please!

Every time we travel outside of the Philippines, we always want to check-out the beaches. Locals will brag and hype-up their priced locations and then when we get there--FAIL! Although we always tried being polite and verbally appreciate the beauty of their shores or at...

celebrating the world sea turtle day

I have not seen a sea turtle in my 30 something years of existence (well, of course other than Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and Donatella Versace). That being said, I still feel so connected with these fascinating creatures like as if they are talking straight to...

#ItsMoreFunInThePhilippines Meme

Fliptravels.com was invited by the Department of Tourism together with the selected group of media for its launching of the new campaign slogan. After last year's Kay Ganda Hullabaloo, every body's itching and excited to have a new banner and move on from the horrid...

wish me a happy birthday… please

Ok that's it! 30 years down the drain! I remember being so excited to reach the big three-0, but in the later years the excitement became an unsurmountable horror. I'm OLD for crying out loud! And taking reference to the NSO figures, being an average Filipino...

happy mom’s day

She's not the usual mom who would tell you that smoking is bad for your health, or nag you to be home before 9 PM. She would never comfort you if you come running, crying because you screwed up your recitation in school, she will...