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BACK-TO-SCHOOL NATIONAL BOOK STORE

‘Back-to-School’ Limitless Learning at National Book Store

 

 “They say that learning never stops. At National Book Store, there are limitless opportunities to learning something new or expand your knowledge about anything! Whether you decide to grab that cook book, pick that novel, or shop for paints and brushes, something exciting is definitely waiting for you this back-to-school season” – National Book Store It’s true. Learning doesn’t stop even when you’re grown up. Having a career or just plain busy taking care of the family aren’t reasons to stop yourself from feeding yourself with knowledge that might come useful in your daily lives. And there is always one […]

CARTOON NETWORK SUMMER SPLASH

Summer Splash weekend from Cartoon Network

 

 Kids and their parents had a fun and enjoyable Saturday during Cartoon Network’s outdoor treat called Summer Splash at the SM Mall of Asia SM By The Bay last May 13. It was an ‘open to all’ invitation and ‘admission is free’, making it more convenient to all who dropped by the venue. Kids were able to see the The Powerpuff Girls, Finn and Jake, Ben 10, and a lot of the Cartoon Network characters in person. There were games and summer fun-filled activities that delighted all visitors of the Summer Splash. They say, you can never be young again once […]

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 for 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 […]

ROBINSONS SUPERMARKET LEARN WELLNESS

Robinsons Supermarket “Route to Wellness” kicks-off back-to-school season with two-day “Learn Wellness” program at Eastwood Central Plaza

 

 Last May 6 and 7, 2017, Robinsons Supermarket “Route to Wellness” kicks-off back-to-school season with two-day “Learn Wellness” program at Eastwood Central Plaza. Robinsons Supermarket welcomed families to a “magical World of Wellness” enchanting set-up composed of fun wizarding activities from VTR game, potion-making, finders-keepers game, and a lot more in partnership with participating brands joining road to wellness. Also, from May 1 to June 30, 2017, shoppers will get P100 OFF coupn for a minimum single receipt purchase of P3,000 at Robinsons Supermarket. Purchases must be inclusive of P500 worth of participating products from Nestle, CDO, Splash, Wyeth, or Purefoods. Loyal […]

SOFITEL MOTHER'S DAY CELEBRATION

Gretchen Ho and Hidilyn Diaz’s healthy lifestyle

 

 Gretchen Ho is a star volleyball player of the Ateneo Lady Eagles who gained popularity in the University Athletic Academy of the Philippines (UAAP). Gretchen values family time, celebrating important occasions together and frequently going on trips to travel and embark on adventures. She currently hosts morning shows, events, and her own primetime news segment while making time to go to the gym to keep in shape and maintains a healthy lifestyle. Gretchen is on a low carbohydrate, high protein diet, eating mostly chicken, fish, fruit, and egg. She loves spicy food, eating dishes with chili, sometimes adding chili pepper […]

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Easter Party with the Angry Birds at Crimson Hotel

 

 Big and small kids of the south celebrated Easter 2017 with an Angry-Birds themed event at the Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila Grand Ballroom. It was a two-day affair (Black Saturday and Easter Sunday), and I decided to bring my ten-year-old daughter Mira to her first-ever Easter kiddie party on day two a.k.a. Angry Birds Excellent Easter. Mira used to play Angry Birds every weekend, so seeing the Easter decorations and the Angry Birds mascot made her look back at how she loved the game so much.   There were so many things to do before the actual Easter Egg […]

MY STREET, HIGH STREET

Sunday Outdoor Play at My Street, High Street

 

 With today’s digital lifestyle, kids are more focused on playing with their gadgets than playing games that will make them sweat. Outdoor play for kids is now being recommended by experts because it is beneficial for the kids physical development, and much more healthier, too. Playing outdoors also develop their motor skills and self-confidence. Beginning last March 9, 2017, My Street, High Street was launched by Bonifacio Global City. It takes the adults on a trip down the memory lane when most of the kids activities were done outdoors. In line with this, BGC opened its streets so that people, […]

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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, […]

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 […]

SM CITY MARILAO SM STORYLAND INDOOR THEME PARK

There’s always an SM Storyland indoor theme park open for the whole family

 

 During last year’s Christmas season, apart from different and beautifully designed centerpiece displays, select SM City malls opened their SM Storyland that offers entertainment activities and facilities for the whole family to enjoy. SM Storyland is also a game hub and kiddie park rolled in one. As of the present, only few SM branches have their SM Storyland available for the mall goers. In SM City Marilao kids can enjoy riding the giant Happy Swing,  play at World Of Fun entertainment and gaming hub – located at the SM City Marilao Foodcourt, Ground Floor. Individual rides is available for P35 per […]

KWENTONG JOLLIBEE VALENTINE SERIES

These are the Top 20 Kwentong Jollibee Memes and Reactions that will remind you why your Pineapple Juice is pure evil

 

 By now, almost every Filipino have seen Jollibee’s latest and pre-Valentine’s Day ‘hugot’ Kwentong Jollibee ads and it already spawned in different memes that is setting the internet on fire. Last year’s #KwentongJollibee gained 24 million YouTube views and reached 20 million audience. This Valentine’s season, Jollibee invites us to elebrate the joy of love that comes with special shared moments. But before you can even think that love is all about happy endings, don’t. Here are some of the best memes and comments we gathered from Facebook, some sharing their own experience and kinda relate from the Jollibee videos “Vow” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

AQUARIA WATER PARK CALATAGAN, BATANGAS

A Guide to Endless Summer When in Batangas Part 1

 

 Almost 4 years ago, we were able to visit Aquaria during its infancy stage and we were impressed at that time –  pleasant calm waves, like what we’ve mentioned on our first visit to this resort in Calatagan, Batangas. Presently known as Aquaria Water Park, it hasn’t lost it touch like the first time we’ve seen this place. The welcoming committee still greet in-coming guests with their signature lemon grass tea. This kind of hospitality will flush out the stress from the 3-hour travel from Makati, where we came from when we visited Aquaria Water Park for the second time. […]

HOPE IN 40 SECONDS

Dial 0917-558HOPE to save a life in 40 seconds

 

 Do you know that the second leading cause of death among the youth (15-29 years old) globally, is suicide? That is according to the World Health Organization. To add, depression is the predominant cause of illness and disability for both boys and girls aged 10 to 19. At present, life is lost to suicide every 40 seconds. The hotline 0917-558HOPE(4673) is just one of the HOPELINE numbers from Natasha Goulbourn Foundation (NGF). HOPELINE is a 24/7 suicide hotline which can provide proper intervention to those who need assistance. Other numbers are 804-HOPE and 2919 (toll free from TM and Globe). […]

REGINE VELASQUEZ AND NATE LOVES PLDT HOME TELPAD AND SMART WATCH

Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez and son Nate enjoys bonding moments with the Telpad

 

 Celebrity mom and Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez-Alcasid exemplified the modern-day Filipino mom who strikes the balance between her hectic work and her role as a family woman. Her best achievement in married life must be as the doting mother to four-year old Nathaniel James, more fondly known as Nate. We met and saw little Nate during their PLDT HOME Telpad and Smart Watch endorsement launch held a couple of weeks back in Cercio Grill along Tomas Morato, Quezon City. We like Nate. There’s a coolness with the way this kid talk and moves. His upbringing is reflected on the way […]

KAPUSO TEEN MIGUEL TANFELIX U4U CELEBRITY AMBASSADOR

Kapuso teen star Miguel Tanfelix tackles issues on premarital sex and teenage pregnancies

 

 To be clear, Kapuso young actor Miguel Tanfelix admits that he has no time to think about premarital sex at this point in time of his career. Miguel, 17, is currently busy with projects under his mother studio and other appearances beyond showbiz like becoming an ambassador for U4U. Miguel was tapped as the Celebrity Ambassador for U4U flagship program for Filipino teens by POPCOM. POPCOM kicked off U4U in 2014 as an innovative caravan for teens and by teens. POPCOM executive director, Dr. Juan Antonio Perez said that U4U is one of several programs of the government aimed to fulfill […]

MADISON 101 HOTEL + TOWER

Madison 101 Hotel + Tower is a superb 3-star hotel in Quezon City that travelers must include in their next staycation list

 

 Madison 101 Hotel + Tower There is a good vibe feeling the moment you step inside Madison 101 Hotel + Tower, a hotel/dormitory-style living property that is perfect for the taste of this generation’s millennials and travelers of different genre, foreign and locals alike. Located at one of the busy jungle avenues in Quezon City, Madison 101 Hotel + Tower looks a lot like a condominium on the first glance than a 3-star hotel and dormitory catering mostly to students (and their parents) who are enrolled near the universities and colleges in this area. The condominium look is a giveaway […]

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY - ANOTHER KWENTONG JOLLIBEE FROM JOLLIBEE

This heartwarming and touching #KwentongJollibee will make every dad and son tearfully relate this Father’s Day

 

 As tribute to fatherhood, here’s a heartwarming and touching story every dad and son can relate to this Father’s Day. Jollibee, the leading no. 1 fastfood chain in the Philippines, shares another #KwentongJollibee in time for Father’s Day. In this video, a dad keeps on mentoring and gives advice to his son since he was a little boy and up to the day he’s about to enter college. Enzo, the son, follows his dad’s encouragements and pursued the college dreams. But as the saying goes, ‘his best wasn’t good enough.’ Find out what happens when things ended the way it […]

WATSONS MANDATED MEN'S GROOMING

Watsons’ Mandated brings out the swag in men’s grooming

 

 Men’s grooming got little attention in the era where women were more visible when it comes to fashion and styling. Men were a little bit shy way back then until the metrosexual became the ‘in-thing’ and became popular in 90s. Men found a niche to express their own style to flaunt their looks and wardrobes, and going out shopping, just like what women mostly do. Today, in the age of millennials, grooming is undeniably a substantial part of many men’s social media life. Who hasn’t heard of ‘outfit-of-the-day’? But grooming isn’t just about style and fashion. It’s more of a […]

KOJIE SAN MEN SAKTONG POGI (Phot by Jocas Lozada of Wazzup.PH)

Saktong Pogi date-night with Jinri Park

 

 What would it take for a guy to get a girl’s attention? Better yet, what would a guy be like to win an awesome dinner-date with one of the hottest siren in the Philippines, none other than Korean-born Jinri Park. So you look like a movie star or got a well-built physique, huh. Here’s a tip guys: These days, a guy’s look don’t really matter as much as his personality and characteristics. Movie star look ka nga pero olats sa karakter, you aint going to get chicks to like you. These days, with the social media thingy, girls and women can […]

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 […]