BROKEN MIRROR BOOK LAUNCH

Broken Mirror, a book that reveals shocking secrets inside a Chinese marriage

 

 #WhoIsAurora? “This is also for men like you who have a heart,” says the book dedication personally handwritten by the author for us after her book, Broken Mirror was launched one Friday afternoon, eve of Chinese New Year at the Manila Grand Opera Hotel and Casino, formerly known as Manila Grand Opera House, a neoclassical hotel originally built in 1890 along Rizal Avenue corner Doroteo Jose, Sta. Cruz, Manila. The First Philippine Assembly was inaugurated here on October 16, 1907. Coylee Gamboa bravely introduced to her friends and media her new book which tells the painful and agonizing tale of […]

JINJIANG INN ORTIGAS CNY 2017

A Chinese New Year at Jinjiang Inn – Ortigas

 

 Not to be confused with the Jinjiang Hotels (Jinjiang Fandian), Jinjiang Inns is also one of the subsidiaries of Jinjiang International that operates as a large tourism enterprise in China. The Jinjiang Inns opened two branches in the Philippines which are located in Ortigas and Makati. In the Philippines, the Jinjiang Inns are managed under the same company that owned and operates Hotel 101 and Injap Tower (Iloilo), that is Hotel of Asia, Inc. We’ve been to Injap Tower and it’s a beautiful spot to stay when in Iloilo because it’s in the heart of the city and just right across the SM […]

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 […]

CRIMSON HOTEL FILINVEST MANILA CHINESE NEW YEAR 2017

Crimson Hotel Filinvest City celebrates #CNY2017 with Feng Shui Expert Master Joseph Chau

 

 Did you know that the second day of the Chinese New Year is very important to the Chinese culture? Second day is where most businessmen start and open their businesses. The second day of the Chinese New Year involves the ‘opening of the business day’ where in Mandarin it is called ‘kai nian’, which translates to ‘open year’, according to Feng Shui Expert Joseph Chau. And on January 29, the second day of the Chinese New Year also the year of the Fire Rooster, Master Chau will be joining Crimson Hotel Filinvest City with revelry of good fortune. great food, […]

CHINATOWN BINONDO FOOD WALK TOUR ON A BUDGET

Chinatown Binondo Food Walk Tour on a Budget

 

 It’s always a walking experience of history whenever we had the chance to do a food walk tour in Binondo, the oldest Chinatown in the world. It’s not only the food that made the food walk tour interesting but also the places that surrounds with people living and culture that shows the history of Binondo. Also it’s also the time of the year as Chinese celebrates the annual Chinese New Year. For this year, 2017, the Chinese welcomes the coming of the Year of the Fire Rooster. The Chinese Lunar New Year day begins on January 28, 2017. We’ll talk […]

LUNG HIN MARCO POLO ORTIGAS MANILA

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila welcomes Year of the Fire Rooster

 

 Prepare to welcome the Year of the Fire Rooster this coming Chinese New Year and celebrate with the whole family at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila with sumptuous Cantonese dishes combining traditional and modern culinary techniques by Executive Chinese Chef, Raymond Yeung with his Yin and Yang set menus for lunch at Lung Hin. The feast starts on January 28 with Marites Allen, Feng Shui expert to welcome a new year full of blessings. On January 27, there will be a New Year’s Eve celebration at the Grand Ballroom. located on the 7th Floor of the hotel with live entertainment, calligraphy […]

ABUNDANCE: CELEBRATING THE YEAR OF THE ROOSTER AT SOFITEL PHILIPPINE PLAZA MANILA

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila celebrates Year of the Rooster with variants of Chinese cuisine

 

 To celebrate the Year of the Rooster, which promises prosperity, happiness, and opportunities, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila is having a gastronomic journey inspiring fortune and abundance featuring three variations  of Chinese cuisine: Cantonese, Hakka, and Sze Chuan. This exciting Chinese New Year menu will be available from January 25 to 29, 2017 for the whole family to enjoy. Abundance: Celebrating the Year of the Rooster “The Year of the Rooster is all about Chinese concept of Bian Nian Hao He meaning the perfect time for reunions to celebrate love for all season, encouraging harmony and lifelong happiness. I have prepared […]

ONG-LAI PINEAPPLE FRUIT CHARM

Lucky charms to welcome the Year of the Fire Monkey 2016

 

 We are only few hours away as we celebrate the Lunar New Year as we usher in the Year of the Fire Monkey. And what better ways to celebrate is to be inside where it happens. In Binondo. We are checked-in at Chinatown Lai Lai Hotel today to greet the Chinese New Year and revel with the people of Binondo, the oldest Chinatown in the world. And here are 5 lucky charms that you must ready as you welcome in the Year of the Monkey 2016. 1. Pineapple Known as ong lai meaning lucky and come, put them together you […]

LO HEI

Chinese tradition that brings good luck for the Year of the Fire Monkey

 

 February 8, 2016 is very special for the Chinese because it is the day that they are celebrating the Chinese New Year and for this year, it’s the Year of the Fire Monkey. Known to be enthusiastic, playful, and full of energy, people born under the Year of the Monkey will be blessed with good luck this 2016. Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria showed us what to prepare and eat in time for the celebration of the Chinese New Year as we usher in the Year of the Fire Monkey. Jiaozi (Dumplings)   Eating dumplings is part of the Chinese tradition. […]

SOFITEL PHILIPPINE PLAZA MANILA USHERS IN THE YEAR OF THE FIRE MONKEY

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila ushers in the Year of the Fire Monkey

 

 Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila ushers in the Year of the Fire Monkey with a bountiful feast of sumptuous culinary offerings. The celebration kicked-off with an epicurean voyage featuring the colorful culinary offerings of the Land of the Morning Calm: Korea, Annyeong Haseyo! Award-winning Korean master Chef Jang Bo-ik, flying in from Grand Ambassador by Pullman Korea, presented a gamut of unique Korean flavors with his signature dishes enhancing rich selection of the multi-awarded dining haven, Spiral. The gastronomic journey included Korean Wine Dinner (jan. 21), The Art of Making Kimchi (Jan. 22), Korean Magnifique Chef (Jan. 24), and Korean‬ ‪cooking […]

KATA B1S CHINESE NEW YEAR GIVE-AWAY.

Join and win our Kata B1s Chinese New Year give-away

 

 Who wants to win a brand new Kata B1s? Give-away is open to Philippine residents only. It’s easy. Just follow our simple mechanics. Step 1 Visit our Kata i4 user review blog found here wp.me/p27cTH-5s4 and post a comment “Congratulations, Kata Digital for reaching 1 Million Fans on Facebook! My name is (type your name) and I want to win the Kata B1s give-away! My email address is (type here).“ Step 2 Make sure to type your working and existing email address. We will contact you through your email address in case you are picked as our Kata B1s Give-Away Winner. Please do […]

IMPERIAL FESTIVAL 2015: A WORLD OF LUCK AT RESORTS WORLD MANILA.

Imperial Festival 2015 ushers the Wooden Goat with A World of Luck at Resorts World Manila

 

 The Year of the Wooden Goat (also known as the Year of the Wooden Sheep or Ram) takes on the center stage as Resorts World Manila brings Imperial Festival 2015, A World of Luck to everyone. Resorts World Manila (RWM), the country’s pioneering integrated resort, invites everyone to enter A World of Luck starting today and throughout the whole month of February as it offers a chance for everyone to get lucky by bringing good fortune to its loyal patrons. Whether it’s through the real fortune cookie where the lucky winner literally goes home with a cool fortune or one of […]

YEAR OF THE RAT LUCKIEST IN 2015.

People born under the Year of the Rat are the luckiest in 2015

 

 Chinese New Year 2015 Luckiest Among the 12 animal signs under the Chinese Horoscope universe, it’s the Rat that dominates the luckiest sign this 2015, according to Master Hanz Cua. Chinese New Year starts February 19, 2015. Master Hanz Cua Hanz Cua is a Feng Shui expert and is widely known in the country giving advice to patrons seeking forecasts for business and personal interests. 2015 is the Year of the Wooden Sheep that is far better than last year’s Year of the Horse which is full of conflicts and misunderstandings due to the dominant presence of the fire element, according to […]