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Miss City Of Manila Karen Ibasco Is Now The New Miss Philippines Earth 2017

 

 In a quick and much less of a fanfare, the dashing and debonaire host Robi Domingo announced the four elemental beauties and the new Miss Philippines Earth 2017 during the pageant’s grand coronation held last night, July 15 at the Mall of Asia Arena and telecasted live on Facebook via Rappler. Watching from Rappler’s Facebook Live, we took some screenshots of the announcement of all the winners during the Miss Philippines Earth 2017 Grand Coronation Night. Miss City of Manila Keren Ibasco is now the new Miss Philippines Earth 2017. It came as a little surprise to us when Karen […]

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Diana Stalder, A Growing Beauty And Healthy Living Empire

 

 What is beauty when you’re not healthy and living the life you’ve always wanted to have? Beauty and healthy living is the core to a happy life and this is what Diana Stalder Face, Body, Skin Care and Beauty Cafe is all about. Started from humble beginnings, Diana Stalder Face, Body, Skin Care and Beauty CafePresident and CEO, Dina dela Paz-Stalder has her own story to share to inspire everyone in their journey of beauty, wellness, and healthy living. Celebrating dS Gateway’s 3rd anniversary, Dina recalls how she started back in the ‘90s while she was mixing up a batch of her first beauty […]

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Here’s A Relaxing Therapeutic Massage Designed For Athletes And Active People That You Should Try

 

 Once in a while, we need to get to free ourselves from strenuous physical activities and look forward to a nice and warm therapeutic massage. Whether at home or in some fancy spa and massage service center, nothing beats the comfort it gives to our tired body. The last time we had the not-so-usual massage service was when we were in Pampanga last month where we tried the Fusion Massage at La Armonia Spa and Salon . It felt good after the 2-hour session. Back in Manila, we were able to try Blue Water Day Spa’s Athlete’s Massage. It was a […]

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10 Of 40 Candidates Showcased Pageant Skills At MySlim-Miss Philippines Earth Media Event

 

 Ten lovely ladies competing for the Miss Philippines Earth 2017 showcased their wits in answering pageant-like questions during the mySlim-Miss Philippines Earth 2017 press event held at the sophisticated Luxent Hotel right in the heart of Quezon City. The event hosted by mySlim for the media featured some of the early favorites to win this year’s Miss Philippines Earth 2017 beauty pageant. mySlim and the pageant have much in common. Miss Philippines Earth has long symbolized beauty with purpose. It is a pageant that uses beauty to raise awareness on serious environmental issues. “I would really like to use my […]

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MFT Group Acquires First Food Venture

 

 Known to being a diversified financial holdings company, MFT Group of Companies – a company adhering to the principles of restructing corporate blueprints and help businesses grow to establish sustainable financial footing, recently acquired its first food venture. MFT Group of Companies brings Singapore brand Salad Stop to Spain With a strategic partnership with Pol Paradera, a finance and investment banker from Spain, MFT Group opens its first Salad Stop! Spain at Balmes 193 corner Travessera de Garcia, in the heart of Barcelona this coming September. MFT Group is eyeing to open up 3 more branches that will also be […]

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Aging Comes With Great Possibilities

 

 Aging is a process of life where people get older every second of the day. It also represents changes in human being over time and with aging comes with great possibilities. Many of us slow down in life when they reach the age of, let’s say 30s? 40s? or even 50s? Yeah. Slowing because a person feels slightly different compared when he or she was younger. As we grow older we felt changes in habits, lifestyle, food, and what else? We fear the coming of age as a sign when we are much prone to diseases. We cut our food intakes […]

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Robinsons Supermarket Mounted 3rd Leg Route To Wellness Journey

 

 Upcoming July is National Wellness month and it’s just fitting to remind everyone how to lead and live a healthy and fit lifestyle. Through Route To Wellness caravan, Robinsons Supermarket is able to spread wellness awareness to its shoppers by celebrating and mounting Wellness Festival. This is the 3rd leg of Route To Wellness campaign and journey with Filipinos. Hosted by Robi Domingo, Wellness Festival kicked off last June 23 to a full house shoppers and wellness enthusiasts at Eastwood Mall Central Park. The park was transformed into a mini city where guests tried the Bicycle Tour and Pedestrian Rush. […]

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Sofitel Takes Food Lovers To A Colorful Gastronomic World Of Spain

 

 A limited edition featuring Spain’s culinary flavors is running from June 19-25, 2017 with its Flavors of the World series featuring Sabores Españoles. With a sumptuous selection spanning 21 dining ateliers with Spanish dishes originating from various culinary havens of Spain presented by guest chef from Barcino Wine Resto Bar, Executive Corporate Chef Nicolas Diaz. Chef Nicolas prepares his native Basque dishes including Bacalao al Pil-Pil,  Marmitako (Tuna Basque Style), Buñuelos de Bacalao (Spanish cod fritters), and Montaditos de Chipirones en su Tinta (Squid Ink). Delectable Spanish dishes awaits foodies with classic dishes such as Jamon Ibérico (Iberian Ham), Tortilla […]

ASIAN AIR SAFARI SEASON 12 ETHIOPIAN ADVENTURE

Asian Air Safari Season 12 pilots Ethiopian adventure

 

 Ethiopia, known as the cradle of the world’s first inhabitants, is a landlocked country in Africa and is the second most populous nation in the continent, next to Nigeria. A vast land for wild and feral animals, Ethiopia is also home to a number of ethnic tribes that is part of the 100 million population of the region considered from which modern humans first set out for the Middle East and places beyond. Ethiopia is a land of natural contrasts, with its vast fertile West, jungles, and numerous rivers. Hosted by real-life pilot Capt. Joy Roa, Asian Air Safari show has been to over […]

CALCHEESE WAFER BISCUIT SNACK

Yummy wafer biscuit snack packed with calcium launched in the Philippines

 

 If there are foods that you want your kids to put in their mouth, it should be yummy and nutritious. Right? We’ve already heard of certain types of food that aren’t just low in nutrition but also poor in promoting healthier lifestyle. We don’t want our kids to snack on foods that doesn’t have proper nutritional values. In time for back-to-school season and also a Mother’s Day gift to all moms out there, Mayora Philippines recently launched CalCheese, a new cheese wafer biscuit packed with calcium and vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, and B12.  Held at the City of Dreams, the […]

FIT FILIPINO MOVEMENT CHALLENGE 1 MILLION LBS

Why exercise matters

 

 Exercise is a form of any physical activity which is defined as bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that results in caloric expenditure. Exercise is also any movement carried out by the skeletal muscles that require energy. It is also an intentional movement intended to improve or maintain physical fitness. Physical fitness is defined as the ability to carry out tasks without undue fatigue. It generates cardiorespiratory endurance and muscle strength flexibility. Any exercise can be done frequently with duration and intensity to achieve desired physical fitness. American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology recommend aerobic physical activity in 3-4 […]

SEASON SPECIALTIES AT LUNG HIN, MARCO POLO ORTIGAS MANILA

Lung Hin at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila brings in Season Specialties Hong Kong Legendary Menu

 

 Straight from the heart of the Red Dragon, Lung Hin at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila brings in Hong Kong Legendary Menu from the kitchen of cuisine master, Chef Lai Cheuk Kou. Also known as Chef Terry, Chef Lai worked in China and Hong Kong alone, making it his first time in the Philippines bringing his soulful and sumptuous Cantonese specialties, with over 36 years of experience from different well-known restaurants and hotels around China and Hong Kong. We are grateful to have been invited and experience Chef Lai’s finest flavors at Marco Polo ortigas Manila’s Lung Hin – located at […]

MATRIX: BRING IT HOME

Johnson Fitness wants you to bring your road to fitness right in your home

 

 Johnson Health Tech (Johnson Fitness), one of Taiwan’s largest fitness equipment manufacturers in the world and home to some of the most respected brands in the fitness industry, announced the retail launch and availability of its Matrix line of cardio fitness machines. Now, everyone can enjoy their road to fitness and experience dynamic performance, plus the uncompromising design of Matrix products, from the comfort of their own home. Matrix Bring It Home Launching last Tuesday, May 9 at Acacia Hotel in Alabang, Johnson Fitness introduces state-of-the-art and more space-friendly and space-saving equipment that can fit any home with the gym experience […]

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Cinco de Mayo Promo at Crimson Hotel

 

 Celebrating my belated birthday this 2017 at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila became even more special with the opening of Buen Provecho, a Mexican buffet promo just in time for Cinco de Mayo. From May 5 until May 14, the hotel’s main restaurant Cafe 8 will serve tacos, burritos, tequila and more for lunch and dinner. I was lucky to have my lunch at Cafe 8 on the first day of the promo, hence I had the opportunity to hear the educational speech of Mexican Ambassador Julio Camarena Villasenor (educational as we learned so much from him about the origin […]

STARBUCKS SUMMER FRAPPUCCINO GRAND LAUNCH

StarbucksPH officially welcomes summer with new beverage and Starbucks collectors’ cards

 

 Starbucks just made an awesome beverage and we are rolling! In time for summer, Starbucks Philippines introduced lately a new coffee mix blended beverage that people with sweet tooth will enjoy. Who would have thought that popcorn and pretzel can be put together in one single drink like the Pop’zel Coffee Frappuccino Blended Beverage, making it a one delectable drink. Those childhood sweet memories will surely play back in everyone’s head once they  tasted this sweet concoction from Starbucks which will be readily available come April 18 on a limited time. The Pop’zel Coffee Frappuccino, loaded with caramel popcorn and […]

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 […]