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The Peninsula Beijing's A Glimpse of the Royal Past- Celebrating the Art of Tea

Peninsula Aims To Be Your Private Access To Art, Fashion And Cuisine

BY TEAM JST Wanna go oyster foraging in New York or enter Beijing’s Forbidden City’s private chamber? This week, The Peninsula hotel launched its newest Peninsula Academy to provide guests the opportunities to dive into local art, cuisine, fashion, style and culture. It’s The Peninsula after all, so you’ve got private helicopter services, chauffeured Rolls-Royce to MINI […]

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The Peninsula Hotels Offering Room Upgrades NOW!

BY WENDY HUNG Who doesn’t love a good deal? To celebrate a brand new website, The Peninsula Hotels are offering some sweet, oops, “suite” upgrades when you book a room via its revamped website. The Peninsula Hotels have always been one of my personal luxury chains. Hong Kong’s Butler Paul is unforgettable, let’s not even mention the iconic […]

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#PrayForPhilippines: 11 Immediate Ways To Help Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan

BY WENDY HUNG A victim in Tacloban City, Philippines said to CNN today, “Get international help to come here, not tomorrow. Come now.” An estimated 6,800 people are now homeless, authorities confirm at least 1,774 people have died. They fear approximately 10,000 may also have passed away. There isn’t one person who hasn’t lost a […]

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Intramuros – Manila’s Old Quarter

BY ANTON WALKER Manila isn’t on most people’s lists when planning a trip to the Philippines. The city is the opposite of the white sands and clear blue waters seen on many of the country’s islands; it is sprawling, dirty, polluted, and impoverished. Furthermore, the city is not geared towards visitors; there are swindling taxi […]

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Breathtaking Scenery in the Philippines: The Banaue Rice Terraces

BY ANTON WALKER The Banaue Rice Terraces in the Philippines are often considered to be the eighth wonder of the world and are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Somehow, they remain an unspoiled destination with far less tourist traffic than they might be expected to draw. The terraces were created by tribal people […]

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