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25 Seeds & Café Fleur: Chef Sau del Rosario Showcases his Kapampangan Roots

September 5, 2017 7:00 pm by Gabriella Galvez

Pampanga is a province of delectable eats, all thanks to the Spanish who christened Pampanga as the first province on Luzon Island in 1571. The kapampangans spent the following centuries learning the basics of Spanish cooking from the friars and sailors that they worked for and with. This first-hand exposure […]

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Family Fun at Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa, Cebu

August 6, 2017 7:00 pm by Vicki Abary

An aerial view of the grounds of Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa Traveling to an island destination in the Philippines can be easy or tricky, depending on the island you plan to visit and of course, the group of people you are with. When my boyfriend Jo brought his three […]

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Philippine Fiestas You Can’t Miss This August

July 18, 2017 7:00 pm by Karla Ramos

Philippine Festivals or fiestas are always grand events in the Philippines — Complete with colorful costumes, dancing, performances, music, and of course, a celebration of Philippine culture. Fiestas are a spectacle of Filipino talent and creativity that you would surely not want to miss.  Here are five of the biggest […]

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A Day in LiO: El Nido’s Newest Eco-Tourism Estate

June 23, 2017 7:00 pm by Gabriella Galvez

Having been to El Nido, Palawan around four times in the past six years has shown how quickly the landscape has changed, and from my recent visits in the past few months, it’s becoming apparent that these changes aren’t stopping any time soon. One of the changes in El Nido’s […]

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6 Adrenaline Pumping Adventure Must-Do’s With Dad

June 18, 2017 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

Since Father’s day is just around the bend, now is the perfect time to start organizing that bonding trip that will channel back your old man’s zest for adventure. Fortunately, the Philippines doesn’t have any shortages of adventure destination and activities. From the air to the water to the mountains […]

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Prenuptial Photo-Shoot Destinations in the Philippines

June 8, 2017 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

Lovebirds about to tie the knot aren’t only spending time and creativity planning their wedding. Producing their own prenuptial photography spread and Save the Date videos are also becoming more imaginative than before. Other than hiring a talented team of photographers – scouting for the ideal location becomes the number […]

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10 Must-Try Flavorful Regional Dishes in the Philippines

May 20, 2017 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

Describing Filipino food is similar to discussing the film Inception – because of the varying layers that comprises it. When you think you figured out the overall character of Filipino cuisine, venturing into another province will once again introduce you to another strata of taste, texture and smell – essential […]

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Museo Orlina: A Glass Escape in Tagaytay

May 7, 2017 7:00 pm by Cheenee Otarra

Tagaytay has long been an escape for the urban dwellers of Manila. People visit Tagaytay for a weekend of breather to avoid the smog of the city, see the Taal volcano, get a massage, take in fresh air and dine out in the comfort food restaurants by the lake. Museo Orlina, […]

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Hip and Homey Hostels in the Philippines

May 6, 2017 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

Steadily blipping brightly on the backpacking trail of South East Asia, the Philippines is quickly becoming more welcoming of backpackers from all over the world. Gone are the exclusive hold of expensive accommodations and sleazy inns. Enter the hip hostels that are opening its doors and ushering world travelers inside […]

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Nestling in the Heart of Cocoon Boutique Hotel

May 2, 2017 7:00 pm by Karla Ramos

Sustainability is a buzzword excessively thrown around these days. However, only a very few establishments could claim to be truly sustainable from top to bottom. In the hotel industry, one such establishment is Cocoon Boutique Hotel, located in Scout Tobias, Quezon City. We recently had the honor of attending Cocoon’s […]