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October 12, 2016

Celebrating a year of ‘ONE-drous’ moments with Novotel Manila Araneta Center

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ONE is the number to remember this October. Novotel Manila Araneta Center celebrates its first year of ‘ONE-drous’ moments and invites you all to be a part of it. Nestled in the pulsing heart of Quezon City directly beside the SMART Araneta Coliseum, Novotel has been welcoming guests from all walks of life since it first opened its Continue Reading


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September 23, 2016

Weekend Wishlist: Five suggestions for this week’s shopping haul

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The weekend has finally come, which means it’s time to destress! For those who believe in the power of retail therapy and ending the day with a well-justified shopping haul, this is for you. Check out the newest stuff available for shopping junkies like you from cosmetics to fashion, and even new dining options to lifestyle Continue Reading


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August 27, 2016

Flavorful foursome: Your hotel F&B guide for August and September

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There are very few things quite as swanky as  dining in  a luxurious hotel. We rounded up a list of properties worth visiting this August and September thanks to their awesome F&B promos and exclusive deals for those months. So keep reading, take your pick and bon appétit! 1. Swiss and Fruity Where: Marco Polo Ortigas Until the Continue Reading


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August 14, 2016

NOBU-dy but them: Chefs Ricky Estrellado & Michael de Jesus

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No matter where you go, nothing beats the flavors of home. Nobu New York executive chef Ricky Estrellado and Nobu Manila’s head chef Michael de Jesus  raise their glasses to that, and join forces to create a special eight-course Omakase dinner scheduled on Aug. 18 to 19. (Visiting Executive Chef Ricky Estrellado of Nobu New York) Now based in Continue Reading


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August 10, 2016

New kid on the block: The Ascott Makati

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When The Ascott Limited Philippines & Thailand’s regional general manager Arthur Gindap said that they were spending 1.1 billion pesos on the Ascott Makati’s major renovation, beautifying rooms and adding amenities that were already luxurious to begin with, the only question to ask him was, “When can we check in?” Previously known as the Oakwood Premier Continue Reading


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“I dos” and Diamonds

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Who doesn’t remember Breakfast at Tiffany’s? Armed with a timelessly beautiful onscreen couple (played by Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard), sophisticated costume designs and signature accessories, and soulful soundtrack it’s a cinematic masterpiece that’s hard to forget. And while it may be a fantasy of many women to put themselves in Ms. Holly Golightly’s low-heeled alligator shoes Continue Reading


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August 6, 2016

Celebrating 725 Years of all things Swiss

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What place comes to mind when we say fine chocolate, the Alps, luxury watchmaking, ski resorts and impeccable banking systems? Here’s a clue — it’s home to Toblerone. We’re talking about Switzerland, of course! Many people don’t know too much about this cultural melting pot of a country (it’s a combination of the heritage of its predominantly Continue Reading


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July 23, 2016

Pineapple, Mango, Pomelo: The Newest and Fruitiest Flavors of Marco Polo Ortigas

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You’ve seen pictures, portraits, drawings and caricatures of her — a playfully flirtatious woman with a headpiece of plump, juicy, shockingly colorful tropical fruits, and possibly even a necklace, earrings and bangles made of the same produce-turned-accessory embellishment. Maybe it’s her crown of citrus and fructose giving her the juice to power her electric energy, Continue Reading


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July 22, 2016

Calling all brides-to-be! Come Join The Wedding Project this weekend

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It’s always interesting to ask wedding guests, members of the entourage, the bride and groom and even the couple-to-be’s families what they love most about weddings. Sometimes it’s the set-up — beautiful, velvety flowers in full bloom alongside votive candles that borrow their light from the stars up high —  other times it’s the look Continue Reading


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July 14, 2016

Happy French Independence Day!

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Bring out those mini Eiffel Towers, wear a beret and open your finest bottle of wine because there is much to celebrate on the 14th of July! Today is French Independence Day, or as its more popularly called, Bastille Day. The French and Filipinos may have a ton of differences between them, but know that Continue Reading


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