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July 6, 2016

Things worth doing and places worth visiting this weekend — even though the holiday was moved


We were just as excited as you were about the long weekend until the holiday was moved to today, Wednesday, i.e.: a randomly placed rest day in the middle of the workweek. Don’t let the change of pace (and weather) get you down — Saturday and Sunday aren’t going anywhere, so go ahead and make Continue Reading


July 1, 2016

Fire Away! Here’s Makati’s newest & fieriest restaurant



The untrained hand that tries to trap fire will only hurt and embarrass itself. But a master of flame, a bonafide disciplinarian of the element, can make it bend and dance at will, extracting its heat and passion to amaze, delight and thrill all those who dare to watch. There’s a place — one that’s Continue Reading


June 3, 2016

“Wearable Technology” Dominates the 20th Philippine Fashion Week


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Gone are the days when the sight of steel gray suits and similarly cut women’s dresses dominated the streets. The 21st century is all about building individuality and living by the “me” philosophy. That is, everything we do, everything we wear — from clothes to shoes to hairstyles and gadgets — is an expression of Continue Reading


April 9, 2016

The Hammam at Terazi Spa: With ‘bathed’ breath



By JOSE PAOLO DELA CRUZ If a simple warm shower can do wonders to your weary body by the end of the day, then imagine what a bath as luxurious as this can do. Its origins go as far as Turkey, but one can easily enjoy it by stepping into the Terazi Spa of Discovery Continue Reading


February 23, 2016

From Chef to Premier Hotelier: David Pardo de Ayala

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Text by MAAN D’ASIS PAMARAN | Photography by RENJIE TOLENTINO | Grooming by FLOE TAPAYAN for NARS COSMETICS | Primea Discovery general manager David Pardo de Ayala talks about crossing over from kitchen to corporate — and why it’s more fun in the Philippines. He was a gutsy Colombian 20-something who flew all the way Continue Reading

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