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‘The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’ Film Review: A travelogue drama

This movie features a heartwarming episodic tale of four best friends and their adventures from miles away. At first, this teenybopper movie may seem like a typical adaptation riding on the popularity of the young adult book and best-selling novel "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" by Anne Brashares. Apparently, it’s a heartwarmingly episodic travelogue drama featuring four best friends spending their first summer apart and sharing a magical pair of jeans fitting each of them perfectly — despite the differences

Travel Guide: Ideal movies to bring during a family road trip

The traveling family should always choose age-appropriate films to bring during road trips. Making a family road trip fun doesn't have to start by the time people arrive at their intended destination. The long drive should be a fun time on its own. From young kids to adults, travelers can bring a variety of portable gadgets to make their getaway a more enjoyable one. With a single film that can entertain travelers on the road for about two hours, bringing anywhere

Korean Food Guide: Information about Korean cuisine for world travelers

When traveling to Korea, it is worthwhile to note the basics of Korean food to the uninitiated. Koreans use silver chopsticks which are considerably heavier than the wooden chopsticks that are more popular around the world. It is also typical to use silver spoons for soups and a white small bowl for rice and side dishes. The chopsticks of each diner are also used to get portions of side dishes available among those sharing food at the dinner table. While a

How to Shop in South Korea: Shopping information for foreigners

What do tourists need to know when traveling and shopping around South Korea? For tourists visiting South Korea, the best tandem way to get a taste of Korean culture is by trying Korean food and experiencing Korean shopping. This is from somebody who had the opportunity to live in the country for quite some time. Whether in Seoul, Busan, Jeju Island, or in any popular Korean town, city, or province, shopping malls and markets feature diverse dining establishments and street food vendors

FILMARTworks Blog is finally back on track!

Last March 2018, I finally got some time to fix my 12-year-old website and blog after enduring poor, uncaring web hosting services (I must admit, it’s true — you get what you pay for). Clearly, it took me over a decade to convince myself to invest a little more of my annual budget to get a decent web hosting company that can support someone like me who is an artist and writer with minimal knowledge on web developing, design, and security

What a chance (non-revenue) passenger should know before flying in an international flight

Non-revenue passengers, more popularly referred to as chance passengers, are travelers with flight privileges to fly either for free or at significantly discounted rates. It is worth noting though that some chance passengers are not necessarily non-revenue passengers, like those full-paying travelers requesting for sudden changes in their flight itineraries and trying their luck that their targeted flights are not full. These non-revenue passengers are airline employees or some of their family members and friends. However, free or discounted fares may also

Best extreme heights adventures in Las Vegas, Nevada

Adrenaline junkies visiting Las Vegas can have the time of their lives up in the air. From jumping from extreme heights to hurtling down at speeds like that of a rushing car to suspending the body in mid air for minutes, these airborne adventures are absolutely not for the faint of heart. They are not inexpensive treats either, but they are definitely worth experiencing at least once in a lifetime. Skydive Las Vegas This may not be an activity for someone with a

Vacation ideas for singles traveling to the Philippines

Enjoy the beach and nightlife in Boracay, snorkel and dive in Anilao, or ride a Philippine cruise ship. Planning to enjoy the adventure of traveling alone for a single's vacation in the tropics? A good number of travel packages can suit the preferences of anyone seeking the excitement of meeting new people and escaping the world where a person should be responsible for oneself alone. Going the exotic route like having a vacation in the Philippines, an archipelago known for its world-class

Underrated Las Vegas destinations

Las Vegas may be best known for the Las Vegas Strip, but there's more to the city than just the dazzling hotels, casinos, and shops. Just a few miles away from this area often simply called the Strip, there are a number of underrated Las Vegas attractions that both locals and tourists can enjoy. These spots feature what Vegas can offer beyond the festive lights and exuberant sounds coming from the bustling Strip. These include art-house venues and man-made and natural

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