May 26, 2017

The taste of independence: Diamond Hotel Philippines tantalizes tastebuds on Philippine Independence Day

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Diamond Hotel Philippines sets out to celebrate the best things about being Filipino next month as Philippine Independence Day draws closer. As a food-loving people, what better way to celebrate than with a feast? Celebrity chef Tatung Sarthou invites you to take part in a culinary journey dubbed the “Philippine Archipelago” honoring renowned flavors from Luzon, Visayas Continue Reading


May 25, 2017

Changing colors, changing lives: Cameleon celebrates 20th anniversary


According to Laurence Ligier, foundress of French-Filipino NGO Cameleon that cares for mistreated and exploited Filipino girls and women, official data says that there are 30 to 35,000 cases of child sexual and physical abuse in the Philippines reported each year. But these are only the cases that have been brought to the proper authorities and Continue Reading


May 22, 2017

Sipping tipple with Sam Jeveons

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Casually sipping on a cool cocktail that tastes as good as it looks by the bar is one thing, but knowing what goes into your favorite tipple and knowing how to recreate it is a whole other level of suaveness. Up your cocktail game with Sam Jeveons, Hong Kong-based bartender and mixologist, as he guides you along an exclusive Continue Reading


May 20, 2017

Confidence is the new sexy!


Ask a self-assured Filipina where her confidence comes from and she’ll tell you that it’s from accepting and loving everything about herself from tip to toe, lip to hip. A stylish wardrobe, bouncy hair and makeup that’s always on fleek might help, but she’ll assure you that her glow and allure come from a healthy dose of self-love. Continue Reading


May 16, 2017

Staying cool at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City

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Summer heat getting a little too hot for your taste? Cool down Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila that’s offering summer staycation packages for those looking for a shady respite in the Southern metro. Their Summer in the City package is an inviting overnight stay for two that paves the way for all the awesome activities the Continue Reading

By Sara de los Reyes
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May 14, 2017

Happy Mother’s Day!



To all our moms, grandmas, aunties, adoptive mommies and other adored maternal figures in our lives, Happy Mother’s Day! This day is for you. In this day and age, being a mom means many different things and it’s no easy task to take on! They nurture, support and love without end, and no one knows this better Continue Reading


April 28, 2017

Calling all young singers! City of Dreams hosts a Trolls-themed sing off this May

We’re not trolling you! Children aged six to 12 years old are invited to show off what their mommas (and daddies, too!) gave them in a Trolls-themed singing competition that begins next May. The contest is organized by and will be held in none other than City of Dreams Manila’s DreamWorks-inspired interactive play space, DreamPlay. (The Trolls Continue Reading


April 26, 2017

Hennessy VSOP Privilege’s New Limited Edition Design is Art in a Bottle

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When we hear “cognac,” we usually think of the clear crystal bottles filled with rich brown liquid inside our parents’ bar cabinets. But this year, Hennessy – the world’s largest cognac producer – is bringing you a bottle that deserves a pedestal in any contemporary art museum with its new VSOP Privilege limited edition bottle Continue Reading


Hot wheels: The Wheelchair Basketball Canada team comes to Manila

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Basketball isn’t a discriminatory sport, and the Wheelchair Basketball Canada team has come to Manila to prove this! In line with Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, members of the Wheelchair Basketball Canada team met, coached and shared words of motivation and inspiration with the Philippines’ national wheelchair basketball team, the Pilipinas Warriors, during a series of basketball clinics held from April Continue Reading


April 25, 2017

A Scarlet-letter day in September


By JOANNE RAE RAMIREZ  Every day has become a Scarlet-letter day for engaged couple Dr. Vicki Belo and Dr. Hayden Kho ever since their daughter Scarlet Snow was born to them two years ago. Vicki has never kept it a secret that Scarlet is an IVF (in-vitro fertilization) baby and that she was carried by Continue Reading

By Sara de los Reyes
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