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KODANDA ARCHERY RANGE EASTWOOD CITY

Unlocking your ‘Green Arrow’ persona at Kodanda Archery Range

 

 If you’re a longtime fan of DC comics and CWs ‘Arrow’, you’ll know who the Green Arrow is. Though there are different story versions from these two references, the Green Arrow is characterized with expertise in archery, using his bow and arrow to avenged his failed city, Star City. According to its online definition, archery is a  “sport, practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows. The word comes from the Latin arcus. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat. In modern times, it is mainly a competitive sport and recreational activity.” Remember Robin Hood of Nottingham? Well, if you want to […]

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Wellness Staycation South of Manila

 

 This is your chance to be fit and healthy this summer when you book your stay at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila with the Fit and Fab package (until March 31, 2017). I had the chance to join one of the wellness sessions for all hotel guests (not just for those under Fit and Fab) and diners in partnership with Nurture Wellness Village: Tai Qi Gong. Ladies, wear your most comfortable work out clothes on and join our Tai Qi Gong session by Nurture Wellness Village at The Deck Bar tomorrow from 5-6pm exclusive for Fit and Fab room package […]

ALASKA IRONKIDS PHILIPPINES

Kids race to the finish line of the local junior version of the international triathlon series, Ironman

 

 As early as 5 AM, children 6 to 14 years old were already awake and got ready for the gun start of Alaska IronKids Philippines, the local junior version of the international triathlon series, Ironman. Triathlon is a race that features three sporting events: running, swimming, and biking. The competition is open to kids who are new to the sport and those who have already joined other triathlon events. For parents, joining a triathlon is a challenging and rewarding way for kids to get fit. Aside from mastering three sports in one, children learn the values of discipline, determination, hard work, sportsmanship, […]

ROBINSONS SUPERMARKET EXPLORE WELLNESS

Shop and “Explore Wellness” at Robinsons Supermarket

 

 Robinsons Supermarket is inviting everyone to healthy living and experience “Explore Wellness” journey through the healthy retail supermarket chain’s campaign, “Route to Wellness.” The Route to Wellness is a year-long campaign as a testament to Robinsons Supermarket’s continuous commitment to strengthening its “We Love Wellness” advocacy that enables it to provide healthier food options and alternatives to Filipino families. Hosted by Kuya Tonipet Gaba, and presented by Coach Jim and Toni Saret, “Explore Wellness” journey kicked-off last March 4 at the Eastwood Mall Open Park where media and customers joined in a afternoon activity sampling products from partner brands such as Unilever, Kojie-San, […]

5 SIGNS OF EYE IRRITATION: THE EYES ARE THE WINDOW TO THE SOUL

5 Signs of eye irritation that you should know

 

 The eyes are the windows to the soul is a metaphor of one person’s true personality. There’s also this saying that ‘you’ll know if a person is lying just by looking at the eyes.’ Our eyes are wonderful gift from our existence and through vision we can see how great the world we are living in. It’s certainly one of the beautiful parts of our body and we should take good care of it. There are people who aren’t blessed with a perfect vision but for those who are enjoying this gift, there are 5 signs of eye irritation that need not […]

BO'S COFFEE SM LIGHT MALL

Bo’s Coffee keeping the Filipino spirit alive with homegrown origins

 

  With the addition of their 90th outlet at the SM Light Mall, Bo’s Coffee is truly keeping the Filipino spirit alive by promoting homegrown origins serving customers different coffee flavors from different regions in the Philippines and offering other food and drink products produced by local entrepreneurs. The SM Light Mall branch is just a short walk away from Boni MRT Station in Mandaluyong City which opened last February 10. The following day, Bo’s Coffee also unveiled the newest outlet, making it their 91st, at the popular Ayala Terraces in Fairview, Quezon City. “There has been a growing demand […]

LUMINISCE SKIN AND LASER CLINIC

Feel and look good inside and out with Luminisce

 

 It’s not our first time to visit and walked-in to a beauty clinic so we know probably much what to expect. But for guys like us, it’s not our daily drive. Perhaps a visit to a beauty clinic could be just dropping-off the lady or maybe to experience once in a while a couple of hours of holistic pampering. In our case, it’s to see and feel the experience at Luminisce Skin and Laser Clinic that made us decide to spend our treatment session under the proper guidance of Dr. Kaycee Reyes. As soon as we arrived at Luminisce, a very warm […]

AHAVIA LOUNGE SPA MARIA CLARA

Things to know about Ahavia Lounge Spa Maria Clara

 

 Affordable Have the feel of high-end but with a very affordable price. Separate Common Rooms for Male and Female Standard in every massage and spa clinics, male and females are assigned in separate rooms to properly give the needs of every customer. Express Room At Ahavia Lounge Spa Maria Clara they also provide detailed services like foot spa and foot reflexes inside the Express Room. VIP Room They also offer a bigger room for VIPs or for exclusive use of the spa. It’s a private room with its own comfort room. The VIP room is good for 3 people. This room […]

SOFITEL SPIRAL VALENTINE'S DAY

Make that Valentine’s Day date special at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

 

 After celebrating Chinese New Year, what’s next? Romance, spice and everything nice will be the theme of this month, the Love Month. February comes with lots of surprises that Filipinos enjoy every year. Although Chinese New Year happened on the last day of January this year, it ushered for the coming of a romantic 28-days filled with love and joy for everyone. Many will for sure go out on a romantic date come Valentine’s Day or on February 14. Couples may go out-of-town, spend movie night together, see the Philippine International Hot Air Balloon in Clark, wonder at the Pyromusical […]

GOOD LIFE CHINESE NEW YEAR 2017

Good Life welcomes Year of the Rooster at Robinsons Place Manila

 

  It was an all-week celebration as we welcome the Year of the Rooster this Chinese Chinese New Year. left and right, there were a lot of invitation that we’ve attended and one of them was Good Life’s celebration of joyful traditions in 2-day ‘Flavors of Fortune’ Chinese New Year grand food fest which was held last January 27-28, 2017 at Robinsons Place Manila. It was an auspicious celebration filled with colorful tradition and lavish festivities as they welcome the Year of the Rooster. As one of the leading Asian food brand, Good Life, celebrates “Flavors of Fortune: Food Trip Down Chinatown”, a […]

McCafe BGC Arts Center

McCafe BGC Arts Center, a hip and cool place for coffee break

 

 There’s a new hub for art enthusiasts in Bonifacio Global City where the new and the first stand-alone McCafe store is located.  For people who are tired with the usual and crowded venues, the BGC Arts Center is a new breathe of life is you want to simply relax after a day’s work. And the hip and cool place for coffee break means a trip to the only food and beverage store located inside BGC Arts Center, McDonald’s McCafe. It’s unique because it’s the first McCafe outside a McDonald’s store. It’s unique because of its exterior, fresh and minimalist look that differentiates McCafe […]

SM City Fairview Spectacular Video Mapping

 

 Went here on a Thursday afternoon braving the traffic from Commonwealth to this part of Fairview City to witness SM City Fairview’s 3D Mapping event. Well the road to Fairview has seen a lot of new improvements with the rise of new establishments along the way like food parks which are now the trending hubs for foodies. Travel time to SM City Fairview depends on what time you’re going there. Expect a rush along the Commonwealth area during the high times of the day. SM City Fairview looks very different now if you’ve seen this place a few years ago. […]

ELECTROLUX NUTRIFRESH INVERTER REFRIGERATORS

The new Electrolux NutriFresh Inverter Refrigerators will keep market food fresh up to 7 days

 

 Good news to all moms and those who love going to the market and keep the food inside the refrigerator right after. Electrolux’s latest innovation in technology will now keep market food fresh up to 7 days. That’s the new Electrolux NutriFresh Inverter Refrigerators that comes in stylish and elegant French Door, Three Door, and Top Freezer designs moms, kids, and dads will love. For us in our home, Electrolux is always our choice when it comes to kitchen appliances. We had the classic Water Purifier back in the days when Electrolux introduced them in the 80s. Those were the […]

AFTERNOON TEA MARCO POLO ORTIGAS MANILA

Cozy and romantic afternoon tea time feels at Connect Lounge

 

  Filipinos love to eat between meals and what better way to indulge in this favorite pastime than have an Afternoon at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s Connect Lounge. Afternoon Tea is a typical “meal” habit usually of the British. It involves some small sandwiches, pastries, scones with clotted cream, cakes, and of course, tea. And because Marco Polo Ortigas Manila wants to make your stay or visit memorable, Connect Lounge introduces the Afternoon Tea which is available daily from 2 PM to 6 PM for only P788, which is surprisingly, good for two people. Served in a circular three-tier stand, […]

MINISO PHILIPPINES STORE OPENING AT SM CITY MANILA

Japan’s fast fashion designer brand Miniso opens two more stores in Manila

 

 In June 2016, the country was introduced to a new lifestyle brand that is in line with fashion and leisure. Miniso formally opened its first store in the Philippines with the first outlet located at Robinsons Place Manila. This November, two more stores opened to provide customers with quality, creative, and low-priced products. Miniso opened the SM City San Lazaro and SM City Manila. Before the “Holiday Rush”, 4  more SM Supermall stores are about to open, making Miniso’s goal to open at least 6 stores  coming to fruition. Miniso is a Japanese fast fashion designer brand, jointly founded by Miyake […]

STARBUCKS PHILIPPINES CHRISTMAS GRAND LAUNCH

Starbucks Philippines Christmas Grand Launch reveals exciting and cool new treats for everyone

 

 Starbucks Philippines Christmas Grand Launch has revealed exciting and more Starbucks treats to loyal fans and customers to make the holiday season merry and brighter. The Starbucks Philippines Grand Launch opened today, October 29 and will wrap up tomorrow, 30th at the Main Atrium, EDSA Shangri-la Plaza, with previews of upcoming Starbucks flavors with returning seasonal favorites and products, gifts to delight you and the ones you love like mugs, tumblers, and water bottles. The Much-Awaited Starbucks Planner This is also the time to introduce Starbucks Christmas Traditions 2016 Promo where customers can avail of the card from November 2, […]

STARBUCKS TEAVANA

Modern Tea experience with Starbucks Teavana Handcrafted Beverages and Full Leaf Tea Sachets

 

 Coffee and tea lovers, rejoice! Starbucks Philippines recently unveiled and released their newest products – innovative iced beverages, and will be available in 6,200 Starbucks stores across the China/Asia Pacific region, including the Philippines. This modern tea experience gives customers the opportunity to enjoy a range of unique iced and hot tea beverages with bold, layered flavors, handcrafted the way only Starbucks can, for the first time. The launch of Teavana brings an entirely new tea occasion specifically developed for customers in Asia. “We see a tremendous opportunity to leverage the company’s expertise in creating best-in-class retail experiences, handcrafting customized beverages, […]

GENERIKA DRUGSTORE

Gabay Generika embodies the passion behind Generika Drugstore

 

 Generika is now part of Ayala Healthcare Holdings Inc. – a partnership built to provide better healthcare services to the Filipino people. Generika Drugstore has been around for more than 13 years and they were among the pioneers in the Philippines’ generics industry, headed by Mr. Teodore Ferrer, President, Generika Drugstore. Generika is not just a simple drugstore that offers affordable generic medicines. It’s our first time to learn that they offer this service like Gabay Generika, a philosophy behind every single thing that the company does. It is embodied by the passion of their pharmacists who only seek to […]

JAMES REID CENTURY TUNA

James Reid adds to the roster of Century Tuna celebrity endorser

 

 James Reid has a new body that young and old men will get encourage to go back to the gym. Reid at 23, has developed a new form of sculpted body, thanks to exercise and proper diet, which is now the highlight of his new endorsement for Century Tuna. Becoming part of the Century Tuna family has certainly paid off for the young actor. He is presently at his fittest – with abs to die for, toned muscles, and firm biceps. These metamorphosis attributed to rigorous fitness regimen and of course, lots of protein diet from Century Tuna. When asked who […]

VIDA and Kohjin revealed what Filipinos need to know about the health benefits of Gluthatione

 

 Last August 17, leading food supplement brand, VlDA NutriSciences, joins Japan’s Kohjin Life Sciences in a press conference titled, “What Filipinos Need to Know about Glutathione” – in an effort to deliver new knowledge and eradicate prevailing rumors surrounding glutathione. The press conference was held at Hotel Jen along Roxas Boulevard, Manila. Misconceptions about Glutathione include rumors such that it causes gastrointestinal pain, skin allergies, and other negative effects-all of which alarm people, specifically those who are already using the substance, and are planning to try it. Kohjin Life Sciences members Mr. Yusuke Sauchi, Ms. Hitomi Ito, and Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine […]

STARBUCKS PHILIPPINES PRESENTS VIVIENNE TAM STARBUCKS CARD AND SCALES CARD TO BE AVAILABLE THIS JUNE AND JULY 2016

Starbucks Philippines to release new sets of limited edition Starbucks Cards

 

 Every Starbucks Cards collectors in the Philippines will be excited to know that Starbucks Philippines will be releasing new sets of limited edition Vivienne Tam Starbucks Card and Scales Card this June and July 2016. Vivienne Tam Starbucks Card The Vivienne Tam Starbucks Card, inspired by her iconic “Bird and Flora” print is a collaboration with Starbucks and the designer, showcasing Tam’s East-meets-West approach to design, that effortlessly blends cultural roots with modern design vocabulary. Starting July 1, the Vivienne Tam Starbucks Card will be available for an initial consumable amount at P1000. Scales Card Inspired by Starbucks’ Siren’s tail, this […]

STARBUCKS PHILIPPINES SUMMER-INSPIRED FRAPPUCCINO BLENDED BEVERAGES

Starbucks Philippines launches two new Summer-inspired Frappes

 

 Inspired by Summer Adventures, Starbucks Philippines is launching two new frappe to match the colors of summer with unique twists on their signature chocolate and tea flavors. These new Frappuccino Blended Beverages – Chocolate Black Tea with Earl Grey Jelly Frappuccino Blended Beverage and Double Chocolate Green Tea Frappuccino Blended Beverage will be available starting tomorrow, June 7 and for a limited time only. If you love chocolate and tea, then these new Frappuccino Blended Beverages are must-haves on your Starbucks list. We had our first dibs on these new and exciting flavors during a chill and relaxing afternoon Summer-inspired […]

ALOMAH'S PLACE IN BUKIDNON

Take a look at Alomah’s Place, Manolo Fortich’s nature and organic farm haven

 

 Our first day in Bukidnon gave us the chance to see one of Brgy. Dahilayan’s nature haven perfect for overnight stay and camping if you’re visiting Dahilayan Forest Park. We are talking about Alomah’s Place, a nature and organic farm opened by Benjohn and Grace Mahistrado for vacationers, tourists, and those who need a place to stay for retreat camp. Alomah’s Place is located in Manolo Fortich, the place of Del Monte pineapple plantation farm. It was during our Agricultural Training Institute’s Organic Agriculture Bloggers Tour when we experienced our first night in Alomah’s Place. Alomah’s Place encourages the consumption […]

(L-R) EDWIN CANTA, SVP AND BUSINESS UNIT GENERAL MANAGER, URC; CORNELIO MAPA, EVP AND MANAGING DIRECTOR, URC; JOHN LLOYD CRUZ, GREAT TASTE COFFEE BRAND AMBASSADOR; AND LANCE GOKONGWEI, PRESIDENT AND CEO, URC

Great Taste Coffee brand ambassador John Lloyd Cruz’s perspective on being great

 

 Charming and truly is a ladies’ man, John Lloyd Cruz has evolved as one fine actor through the years and with a personality that almost everyone would aspire, JLC or Lloydie has been chosen by Great Taste Coffee to become their newest brand ambassador because they believe “he will reinforce our values and philosophy with the same kind of passion and greatness that he has exemplified in his life,” said Universal Robina Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Lance Gokongwei during the Choose To Be Great media event hosted by Gelli Victor, held at Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila last May […]

GUERILLA RACE IN CORREGIDOR ISLAND

A race like no other conquers Corregidor Island

 

 This is not your ordinary fun run. Take from us who witnessed a sneak peek of Guerilla Race that will take place on Corregidor Island come May 21-22, 2016. The race, organized by Race Director Lt. Col. Dennis Bumanglag, is not just a test of endurance but a while new level of gruesome action and high-pumping experience with military-inspired obstacles that is first in the history of Philippines’ race. Set in the historical Corregidor, an island remembered where the country’s freedom were fought from its oppressors during the Japanese occupation in World War II. The island is also remembered where […]