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Finding A Place For Pineapple (Ind) the Big Apple

July 5, 2017 7:00 am by Eunice Guzon

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 […]

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TIGRE Y OLIVA: Chocolates Crafted With Love

June 25, 2017 7:00 pm by Eunice Guzon

By Eunice Guzon & Hera Batara “All you need is LOVE, But a little CHOCOLATE goes a long way” – Charles Schulz There is no substance on this earth as celebrated as an expression of love as chocolate. Its decadence communicates desire and affection. Its chemical composition generates a feeling […]

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V&M Naturals: Consciously Beautiful with A Heart

June 22, 2017 7:00 pm by Eunice Guzon

By: Eunice Guzon & Hera Batara Today, the growing conscious movement is beginning to permeate almost all aspects of life for those of us who decide to be mindful of the truth, that how the way we live affects our health, other people and the earth. We are becoming more […]

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Getting to Know Manila’s Superfood Traders

April 22, 2017 7:00 pm by Eunice Guzon

Photo courtesy of The Superfood Grocer Amaranth, berries, chia, kale, matcha, quinoa, raw honey, spirulina, turmeric… I’m tempted to make an A to Z list of all the superfoods I’ve encountered or tried since the summer of 2012. That was the year when I decided to be more conscious of […]

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Solar Solutions PH: Empowering Communities Through Solar Energy

April 17, 2017 7:00 pm by Eunice Guzon

“There is no water, no light, no electricity.” This was how a survivor described Tacloban, Leyte in a report by CBS News after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the Philippines in 2013. Whenever a strong typhoon hits the country, help takes a while to arrive especially when roads are not passable. Most […]

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8 Learning Apps & Websites To Try This Summer

March 23, 2017 7:00 pm by Eunice Guzon

Screenshot from www.instructables.com Get a degree or certification Speak a new language Make some music Learn how to cook (or prepare a ‘potluck’ specialty) Master ‘how-to’ fix or make things Do they sound familiar to you? The first quarter of the year is almost over. Question is, how are we […]

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A List of Apps and Websites For Your Summer Travel Bucket List

March 16, 2017 7:00 pm by Eunice Guzon

Photo courtesy of Kervin Tan “What apps or websites do you usually use when planning your travels or while travelling?” Yam Otarra* (@yamwildandfree) is not your typical creative nomad. For a person who’s ‘almost always’ living on the edge, she sticks to Skyscanner and Booking.com as her go-to websites in […]

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The Learning Library: Creating More Reading Time this Summer

March 4, 2017 7:00 pm by Eunice Guzon

Dear Parents, We know that your calendar is almost filled to the brim as the schools where your children are enrolled in are about to wrap up the year. And we all know what comes next… Summer! Some of you may have the luxury of taking your kids to different […]

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ANTHILL Fabric Gallery: Weaving Dreams, Weaving Love

February 25, 2017 7:00 pm by Eunice Guzon

ANTHILL Fabric Gallery creates everyday essentials from byproducts of indigenous fabrics. They have ready to wear pieces that can easily be mixed and matched and they offer custom or made-to-measure services; all of which are statement pieces that stand for an advocacy. “It was fulfillment of a shared dream between […]

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Ryan Gersava: Creating Opportunities that Make Dreams a ‘Virtual’ Reality

February 21, 2017 7:00 pm by Eunice Guzon

“Our goal is to promote sustainable and inclusive economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”, shares Ryan Gersava, founder of Go2 Virtualahan, Inc.. As a child, Gersava dreamt of becoming a doctor so he could help people in need of medical attention. While working as a […]