How Smartphones Revolutionized How We Communicate

In a little more than a decade since the launch of the iPhone, smartphones have transformed how we interact and communicate with others at a staggering scale. No other human tool has helped us this much in terms of connecting with other humans regardless of the distance. In the ‘50s, to send a message to another person 50 miles away from you, you would have to send a mail via post...

Keep Your House Spotless: 9 Cleaning Hacks for Pet-Owners

Pets are a valuable part of our family. However, when we have furry friends in our homes, it’s almost impossible to keep your house clean. We’re sharing nine easy housekeeping hacks that will help you keep your house cleaner than ever, even when you are sharing your space with a hyperactive pet. Read on to find out on this cool site how you can reduce the time you spend cleaning and...

IT Outsourcing to the Philippines 101

Outsourcing has become an increasingly popular solution for businesses that want to get more done without spending too much. Instead of spending more resources to look for and interview candidates for full-time positions, outsourcing is presented as a better solution since this model is more cost-effective. In general, the overall cost for outsourcing is generally less expensive than...

Flying for the First Time? Here’s a Complete Philippine Airport Guide!

If you're flying out of the country from any international airport for the first time, this post is for you! I prepared a Philippine airport guide to help you have a hassle-free experience and a more memorable vacation. :) Before you head to the airport, make sure you have everything ready: your passport, foreign currency, credit cards, travel documents, and IDs are all in one place....

Discover Quiapo’s History and Culture with This Community-Created App & Map

Sometimes we forget how beautiful Quiapo is — home to the San Sebastian Basilica, Quiapo Church, Golden Mosque, and Ocampo Pagoda, all important landmarks that represent a significant part of the history of the neighborhood, and even the whole of Metro Manila. San Sebastian Basilica, the only steel church in AsiaThe newly launched iDiscover Quiapo App & Map helps locals and tourists...

Baguio — What You Need to Know About the Baguio City Market

Can you name any market that is more beloved than the Baguio City Market? It’s the only marketplace I know that’s also a popular tourist destination in Luzon. Whenever I’m in Baguio, I always visit this place to get fresh fruits and vegetables at a much cheaper price than in Manila. This is where I also get pasalubong items, for items such as strawberries and ube jam are usually...

Makati Folks! Get Your Healthy Lunch at SaladBar

Last week in the office, we were talking about the kinds of food to eat to avoid getting acid reflux. It's such a sad thing that most of the stuff you need to avoid – processed foods, oily, fried foods, instant coffee, and even milk tea – are staples in today's workplace. It doesn’t help that getting a healthy lunch in Makati seems to cost an arm and a leg. It doesn’t have to be...

Everything You Need to Know about the Philippine Travel Tax in 2018

Good news for travelers in the Philippines! The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) is looking at replacing the travel tax with a standard P500 fee for all travelers, including foreign nationals. The Philippine travel tax is a tariff charged to all airline passengers leaving the country. It costs P1,620 for passengers with an economy class ticket and P2,700 for...

Guest Posting for Untouristing

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Traveling with Music: How Music Heals Your Soul

We choose to listen to music every day. Some of us are used to listening to music for a few hours every day to unwind. Others use it to entertain themselves. Many others would listen to music to have a sense of belonging to a particular community. When we go on a solo trip, music can be a constant companion. We use it to relax and fully appreciate our own solitude. Without realizing it,...