Tag Archives: summer

June 6, 2016

All Aboard! Come Onboard The Rocky Mountaineer Train Tour



Most Filipinos associate train rides with the daily grind; nothing special, nothing exciting, definitely nothing to look forward to. It’s time to change that. Let The Rocky Mountaineer Tour break down everything you know about locomotive travel and rebuild it from the first steel railroad bar down to the final spike. The Rocky Mountaineer Tour Continue Reading


May 24, 2016

Japan on Ice: A Breathtaking Winter



A couple of months back, we couldn’t have been hungrier for sashimi and matcha-flavored treats when news broke out that Filipinos would no longer need visas for traveling to the Land of the Rising beginning mid-2016. Although the announcement was never confirmed by the Japanese Embassy in Manila, it is true that Japan has eased up on visa Continue Reading


May 6, 2016

Shangri-La’s Summer Silhouettes Sale & Fashion Show


Default summer fashion peg “less is more” is starting to crack and chap in this heat. There has to be a more original, yet equally sexy and attractive way, to dress this season! But don’t throw out your denim cut offs and cotton tank tops just yet; super style duo Team RAINxEM along with Shang Continue Reading


April 16, 2016

Ultimate Summer Sizzle: Century Tuna Superbods 2016

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Super is sexy. This rang true during the finals night of the 2016 Century Tuna Superbods competition held at the Palace Pool Club, bringing together the most perfectly toned, sculpted and ripped bodies. It really was the place to see the sexiest and hottest men and women! (The 26 finalists of the Century Tuna Superbods Continue Reading


April 12, 2016

The Greatest Summer Escapes Yet with Shangri-La + Cathay Pacific



Missed your favorite travel fairs? Don’t you worry. The best is yet to come in the Great Escapes Summer Sale, brought to you by Shangri-La Plaza’s first ever travel fair in partnership with Cathay Pacific. (Marline Dualan, Shangri-La Plaza Division Manager-Marketing, Anna Lee, Cathay Pacific Marketing Supervisor, Mike Cheng, Cathay Pacific District Sales Manager, Lala Continue Reading


April 9, 2016

The STARCK Difference


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With an inventive touch and an eye for all things pretty and simple, French designer Philippe Starck pairs up with Brazilian footwear brand Ipanema for a whole new collection stocked with slippers, sandals and flats to make any woman feel, so to speak, like she really could be the girl from Ipanema. Ipanema promises us that Continue Reading


April 2, 2016

In Fitness and in Health: Edward Mendez

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Text by GREGGY V. VERA CRUZ Belo endorser Edward Mendez, after all, is a sight to behold — from his boyishly handsome face and broad shoulders, down to those well-defined pectorals and torso, onto his firm pelvis and massive thighs. As I marveled and gazed at that robust chest of his in between his outfit Continue Reading


March 31, 2016

Fighting Temptation with Iza Calzado 


Text by DENISE ROCO If vanity should be assigned a season, it has to be the summer. And with the abundance of show all, bare all fashion that (barely) , it’s no surprise that we all become extra conscious of our appearances this time of year. Still, fitness is a gift, not just for those who Continue Reading


A Day at the Bay Keeps the Stress Away


By GIANCARLA GUERRERO Plantation Bay is everything a weary-minded vacationer wants to experience in a tropical resort. A fresh approach Perched atop 11.4 hectares of secluded ground and only 20 minutes away from the Mactan Airport, privately-owned waterway Plantation Bay Resort and Spa is definitely one of the most impressive of its kind. Two larger-than-life lagoons Continue Reading


March 19, 2016

Agua por Iemanjá



Photography by MAU AGUASIN Styling by LUIS ESPIRITU, JR. In the Umbanda religion of Brazil, Iemanjá is the Goddess of the Water, mother of all. She is offered flowers, gifts, perfume and other fruits of plenty to curry favor for the year to come, as well as to thank her for past blessings. The Brazilian Continue Reading