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#WalangPasok: Special Non-Working Holidays Declared for March 2, 7, & 31, 2020 In These Areas

#WalangPasok: March 2, 7, & 31, 2020 Declared as Special Non-Working Holidays

(Manila, Philippines) – Malacañang Palace has declared March 2, 7, and 31, 2020 as special non-working holidays in some areas in the Philippines.

To celebrate particular events, Class and Government work suspensions have been declared in the City of Panabo, Province of La Union and Province of Basilan.

#WalangPasok Announcements Class suspensions for March 2020

In a Proclamation signed by Executive Secretary Salvador C. Medialdea, the Palace released  Proclamation Nos. 911, 912, and 913 series of 2020 officially declaring March 2, 7, and 31 as special

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A Student Guide to New Zealand: places to visit, places to eat and places to party

If you’re considering studying abroad to expand your horizons and experience an unforgettable semester away, New Zealand needs to be at the top of your list.

Why New Zealand you might ask? Is it their infamous wine country or world-class coffee? Their massive sheep population that boasts a sheep to human ratio of six sheep for every one person (holy sheep!)? Or maybe, New Zealand being the true “Middle Earth” from Lord of The Rings is what sparks your interest (guilty!).

Just googling photos of New Zealand alone will make you want to pack your bags and book a one-way

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10 things that surprised me the most about Thailand

Whether you decide to attend Thailand’s annual Monkey Buffet Festival, or explore abandoned airplanes in Bangkok’s Airplane Graveyard, this corner of the earth never fails to surprise. Home to 1,430 islands, a giant water-throwing festival, and some of the world’s stinkiest fruit, this diverse country certainly offers variety. Even though a flip flop or two may get lost en route, plenty of hilarious memories will be yours to take home.

Two of our amazing STA Travel staff, Jack and Rosie, flew to the land of national parks and opulent temples to experience it all first-hand. Here are ten things that

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The Ultimate Bucket-List of Places to Visit in Bulgaria

Tristan Davis is in his senior year at New York University where he studies Politics, Human Rights, and Middle Eastern/Islamic studies. Tristan spent 3 months traveling through the Balkans this past year. For more of Tristan’s Eastern European adventures, read this.

Bulgaria is an up-and-coming tourist destination: On the Eastern side, there are beaches and parties along the Black Sea, and on the Western side and in the center of the country, are older cities filled with ruins and monasteries, surrounded by mountains. This past spring, a friend and I decided to road-trip Western and Central Bulgaria on a

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A Student Guide to New Zealand: places to visit, places to eat and places to party

If you’re considering studying abroad to expand your horizons and experience an unforgettable semester away, New Zealand needs to be at the top of your list.

Why New Zealand you might ask? Is it their infamous wine country or world-class coffee? Their massive sheep population that boasts a sheep to human ratio of six sheep for every one person (holy sheep!)? Or maybe, New Zealand being the true “Middle Earth” from Lord of The Rings is what sparks your interest (guilty!).

Just googling photos of New Zealand alone will make you want to pack your bags and book a one-way

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Your guide to Oz Experience