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PUBLIC SERVICE: OYO Hotels opens to Mindanao Covid-19 frontliners

To support frontliners engaged in the delivery of medical and other vital services during the Covid-19 pandemic, OYO Hotels & Homes has reopened 24 properties in major cities in Mindanao.

Based on the Department of Tourism directive, OYO accepts check-ins from foreign guests, government employees, and persons employed in essential services during the enhanced community quarantine. To ensure the safety of guests and staff, walk-in guests are discouraged, and hotel facilities such as swimming pools, gyms and spas are closed in compliance with the government’s social distancing regulations.

Capital O Asrodel Hotel
Kathy’s Home Garden Suites
Kathy’s Home Garden Suites

“It is part

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6 things I learnt from studying abroad


So why study abroad? It can be expensive, you’ll have to start your social status from the bottom and how will you deal with the FOMO of home? All trivial questions, yes, but as a student who took the plunge and came out the other side, I can safely say it was (bold statement coming) one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.
And what did I learn? Well other than how to stand up for 5 seconds on a surf board, here’s a few life lessons I picked up whilst living it up for a year in Perth, Western
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Japan: the Ultimate Travel Guide

So you’re going to Japan. Cool… take us with you?
At STA Travel, our motto is ‘we know because we go’. Or in my case, we lived there. I’m Jo, and I lived in Japan for just over one year working as an English teacher in a small, mountaintop middle school in Hyogo prefecture. My students and fellow teachers not only taught me how to survive, but also where the best little-known adventure spots were hidden. Now it’s my pleasure to pass on the wisdom so you can be the savviest gaikokujin (foreigner) walking out of the airport.

Besides unwaveringly

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Porto travel guide: what to see and do

Hey friends! Alexx here again from Finding Alexx and I’m back with a Porto travel guide.

I did a whirlwind extended weekend Portugal road trip last year from the stunning southern coast all the way up to Porto, so when week #14 of my 52 countries in 52 weeks solo trip took me back to Porto, I was excited to have a full seven days to do a deep dive into the city!

Porto has a distinct vibe that sets it apart from the ultra chill Algarve coast and the big city of Lisbon. The city centre is packed full

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6 things I learnt from studying abroad


So why study abroad? It can be expensive, you’ll have to start your social status from the bottom and how will you deal with the FOMO of home? All trivial questions, yes, but as a student who took the plunge and came out the other side, I can safely say it was (bold statement coming) one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.
And what did I learn? Well other than how to stand up for 5 seconds on a surf board, here’s a few life lessons I picked up whilst living it up for a year in Perth, Western
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