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    Where to Eat: Estancia Mall

    If you are out in Capitol Commons, be sure to check out the posh Estancia Mall. It has a luxurious yet laid back vibe perfect for bonding with friends and family. It is dog-friendly too, so those of you with fur babies can bring your pets for a walk while […]

    Karla Ramos July 21, 2017
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    Papershoot PH: Paper Cameras with Personality

    In the age of Instagram, where GoPros, Phantom drones, and 20-megapixel phone cameras take hi-res photos, and mirrorless cameras with capabilities that rival the heftiest DSLR, it’s hard to be a standout with such stiff competition. But along comes this paper camera, armed with lightweight (not to mention, environment friendly) […]

    Gabriella Galvez July 25, 2017
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    Finding A Place For Pineapple (Ind) the Big Apple

    Ryan Letada, co-founder of Next Day Better, taking the Pineapple Ind barong to the streets of New York “Pen pineapple, apple pen…” You may hate this song or (secretly) like it. You may hate pineapple chunks in your pizza (or burger) or love it. Whichever side you choose, one thing is […]

    Eunice Guzon July 5, 2017
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    Why Filipinos Love “HUGOT”

    You’ve seen it all before—from cheesy pickup lines made into viral memes to heartbreaking quotes from melancholy movies. The so-called hugot culture is rampant in Philippine society, made even more so now that viral trends and memes can be shared and passed on virtually anywhere and to anyone. While “hugot” […]

    Cat Lo February 25, 2018
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    A Nearby Adventure at Masungi Georeserve

    The Instagram photos definitely inspire FOMO: hikers wearing colorful helmets while standing on a large spiderweb, a barkada lying down on a hanging bridge made of rope, big boulders made of karst, an inviting forest surrounding it all. They are of Masungi Georeserve, and anyone who has a thirst for […]

    Vicki Abary April 6, 2018
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    Best Summer Workshops for Kids

    Knowledge is power, and education is at its most important during our childhood years. Kids are the most impressionable bunch of all, and just because school is over doesn’t mean you can’t keep both their bodies and brains active during vacation! Here are some of the best summer workshops for […]

    Cat Lo April 13, 2018
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    Workout to Try: Yoga Barre Finally in the Philippines

    April 20, 2018 7:00 pm by Katrina Castaneda

    Want to try strengthening workouts like yoga and pilates? Julia Reyes, the one and only certified Yoga Barre instructor in the country gives us a glimpse on what to expect and why you need to get into this challenging exercise, stat! What is Yoga Barre? Julia: Yoga Barre is a […]

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    8 Easy Recipes to Beat the Heat

    April 18, 2018 7:00 pm by Katrina Castaneda

    Every beach trip or staycation wouldn’t be complete without great food to cool you down on a hot summer day. Here are some refreshing delights to choose from this season that you can easily prepare for the whole family and friends. Enjoy!   1. Mais or Saba Con Hielo   […]

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    Fika

    April 15, 2018 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

    By Kristine Cannon What does a coffee break look like for you? For most of us, it’s rushing out the door, punching in our usual Starbucks order on the app. Then, en route to work, quickly grabbing the drink at the store, and, boom, we’re on our way. But what […]

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    Best Summer Workshops for Kids

    April 13, 2018 7:00 pm by Cat Lo

    Knowledge is power, and education is at its most important during our childhood years. Kids are the most impressionable bunch of all, and just because school is over doesn’t mean you can’t keep both their bodies and brains active during vacation! Here are some of the best summer workshops for […]

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    Stories of Travelers Finding Love on the Road

    April 9, 2018 12:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

    “Finding oneself” has become a cliché assumption, whenever one travels far and beyond this planet. Because to wander isn’t just about in search of something. Most of us do so to satisfy a curiosity – about the world’s variety of culture, of stepping foot into landmarks that has fascinated us […]

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    A Nearby Adventure at Masungi Georeserve

    April 6, 2018 7:00 pm by Vicki Abary

    The Instagram photos definitely inspire FOMO: hikers wearing colorful helmets while standing on a large spiderweb, a barkada lying down on a hanging bridge made of rope, big boulders made of karst, an inviting forest surrounding it all. They are of Masungi Georeserve, and anyone who has a thirst for […]

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    A New Beginning: Moving on after a Miscarriage

    April 1, 2018 12:00 pm by Cat Lo

    Two in the morning. The call came at two in the morning, me and my husband all groggy and sleepy and terribly afraid. It was the secretary, telling us to come in, that the doctor had arrived, and that we were next in line at the clinic. So we got […]

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    The Sweet Truth: Advice from Heritage Patissier, Nouel Omamalin

    March 27, 2018 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

    By Stefanie Ellis Like many chefs, Nouel Omamalin’s love of food was nurtured at home, at the side of his mom, Ina. Though the two cooked together, it was Nouel’s solo experimentation that led him to realize he liked making bread and cakes above all else. And, thus, a pastry […]

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    Weirdest Holy Week Superstitions

    March 25, 2018 7:00 pm by Cat Lo

    Aside from the typical “visita iglesia” or the horrendously violent flagellation in some Philippine provinces, the solemnity of the Holy Week is marked by devout religious practices as well as outrageous beliefs. Even in these modern times, Holy Week superstitions still find their place in common households all over the […]

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    8 Different Ways to Cleanse this Holy Week

    March 21, 2018 7:00 pm by Katrina Castaneda

    Photo courtesy of meditasyonguru.com Looking for a better way to pray, reflect and cleanse this Holy Week? We’ve listed down simple and effective habits to get recharged physically, mentally and spiritually this Lenten season. 1. Do the Konmari Way photo courtesy of konmari.com Part of cleansing is de cluttering. If […]

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A languishing soul rising from the aftermath of a romance that foundered – oftentimes, finds difficulty in ricocheting back to reality. The term “moving on” lay claim to the fact, that it literally takes a mountain of struggles to advance forward when one is nursing a fragmented heart. Fortunately, for […]

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Staycations nowadays don’t have to limit your movement within the four walls of a hotel and seclude your movements in its immediate surroundings – no matter how fancy it may be. Experiencing the great outdoors without surrendering comfort reigns in the glamping type of traveling (or glam camping) – that […]

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