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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 […]

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 […]

MISS PHILIPPINES EARTH 2016 CANDIDATES

Miss Philippines Earth 2016 candidates visit Soneva Spa

 

  Even princesses need a me-time just like everybody. And what better way to reward the future queens is to pamper them with relaxing massage that will rejuvenate and heal their tired body and muscles from a whole day of commitment as candidates of Miss Philippines Earth 2016. Six lovely ladies representing their hometown visited Soneva Spa in Tomas Morato, Quezon City, early this afternoon. Soneva Spa specializes in facial and body spa treatments and has been a sponsor of the Miss Philippines Earth beauty pageant. Eva Eunice Reinoso Representing Northern Luzon, from City of Alaminos, is Eva Eunice Reinoso who […]

ECHORSIS THE MOVIE SHOWING ON APRIL 13

Indie movie Echorsis Graded B by the Cinema Evaluation Board, opens on April 13

 

 If you’re looking for good laughs and well-written script about the third gender and their misadventures in life, go and visit the cinemas next week starting April 13 and see the independently produced horror-comedy film “Echorsis: Sabunutan Between Good and Evil”, directed by by critically-acclaimed director Lemuel Lorca starring John ‘Sweet’ Lapus, Kean Cipriano, and Alex Medina who plays the lead role of a gay-swindling gigolo in the movie. If you find the movie title funny enough, there’s more to it once you see it on the big screen. From the gay lingo title ‘Echorsis’, the film depicts a battle between good and evil […]

KIM CHIU NEWEST BLUEWATER DAY SPA BRAND AMBASSADOR

BlueWater Day Spa welcomes Kim Chiu to their growing family

 

 Well-loved young actress Kim Chiu joins BlueWater Day Spa’s roster of local celebrity endorsers and is now the newest brand ambassador of BlueWater Day Spa’s newest service, the Traditional 4-Hand Balinese Massage. Kim is one of the most hardworking and highly-visible young actress in the industry today who’s got a girl next door appeal, charm, and beauty. A fan favorite as well as brands since she started her showbiz career. Together with Kim, other celebrities, models, and a beauty queen were also formally introduced as part of the BlueWater Day Spa family last April 5 at the Luxent Hotel in Quezon […]

BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

Truth be told! Batman and Superman are actually half-brothers!

 

 While everyone (except critics, of course) are still enjoying bathing on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice monumental and much-awaited superhero film, there is one surprising truth that every fanboy and fangirl should acknowledge, whether you believe it or not. In the movie (insert spoiler), Batman and Superman tossed on a fistfight with a great deal of smashing and knocking out concrete walls. With a devastating mech suit, Batman almost killed Superman until the Man of Steel mentioned the name ‘Martha’. Batman, who is about to pierce a spear powered with Kryptonite into Superman’s chest, hold back and Lois Lane had to tell him that […]

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Daughter Kai’s touching open ‘Happy Birthday’ love letter to dad, Gringo Honasan

 

 Father’s Day is still three months shy away but this daughter of former soldier-turned-rebel who later became senator, posted 11 hours ago a meaningful and touching ‘Happy Birthday’ love letter to her dad, Gregorio ‘Gringo’ Honasan II, on the day her father is celebrating his 68th birthday. Kai’s letter tells how Gringo raised his kids despite all the difficult times in his life. As election day drew nearer, a daughter’s only wish is “when this is all over, you find comfort in this fact” – the true legacy imprinted through his children’s names. Here’s a screenshot of Kai’s letter to Sen. […]

CLAIRE UNDERWOOD

List of powerful women in House of Cards Season 4 universe

 

 And because it’s Women’s Month, it’s about time we get to take a look at the powerful women in Netflix’s House of Cards Season 4. But before we go on and if you’re a fan (or not), we remind you that this post contains spoilers you wouldn’t want to know. Unless you’ve seen the full Season 4 when it was aired on RTL CBS Entertainment last March 5, then you’re welcome to read on. Let’s start with Daisy Jones. She is one of a hell feisty Congresswoman from Texas and she aint backing out from politics without giving her daughter, […]

KWENTONG JOLLIBEE

New heartwarming Jollibee ads featuring long-lasting love debut this Valentine’s Day

 

 The audience weren’t prepared when they sat in front of the big screen during the exclusive preview of the new Jollibee ads last Friday night at My Cinema in Greenbelt Cinema 3. The atmosphere was full of jolly people enjoying their popcorn and soda as they all awaited for the lights to go out and the film starts to roll. Film, because these four new Jollibee ads were produced in a short story manner, not the usual ads for a TV commercial. Four Jollibee ads titled Kwentong Jollibee, Jabee, Almusal, and Tagpuan were simultaneously played one after the other and during […]

20TH PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL HOT AIR BALLOON FIESTA

A quick and exciting guide to the 20th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

 

 Every year, the hot air balloon festival in Clark, Pampanga, showcases bright and colorful balloons flying up in the air and different aeronautic exhibitions to delight all the people arriving at the Clark Airfield location that can house hundredths of thousands spectators from the locals and foreigners visiting the Philippines. If you’re into visiting more places and discovering new destination, include the 20th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta in your itinerary. It’s an on-going event that started yesterday, February 11 and will go on until February 14, 2016. Bring your Valentine’s Day date, your barkadas, or your family to this once in […]

PIA CAYETANO PINAY IN ACTION

Women’s rights addressed via Sen. Pia Cayetano’s Pinay In Action: Empowering Girls One Goal At A Time program

 

 Aside from triathlon, football is also one of the sports that Sen. Pia Cayetano is promoting and it has been a dream for the senator to put up a football event in the city. A ‘volleyball player by heart’, as the lovely senator mentioned during an interview at Slice High Street intended for a small group of lifestyle and sports bloggers, she also said that her kids love playing football. Cayetano strongly believes that it is in sports that Filipinos and our country would exel worldwide. Thus her advocacy for sports and advocating for women’s rights has always been tied up together. […]

VALENTINE'S DAY DATE TIPS AND SUGGESTIONS

5 Budget Valentine’s Day date suggestions within Metro Manila

 

 Celebrating Valentine’s Day with your loved ones but you’re on a budget because of last month’s expenses and paychecks will have to arrive yet. So what do you do? Here are our 5  Budget Valentine’s Day date suggestions we have for you so that you don’t have to spend much and it’s within Metro Manila. Malling     Family day out yesterday at #PaperMoon #Trinoma #FamilyBonding #FamilyDayOut #DemoOut A photo posted by Marco Polo Demo (@yashirokuru) on Feb 9, 2016 at 4:56am PST Best way to celebrate and catch up with your loved ones is by simply having a walk or visit the […]

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 […]

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Angel Locsin breaks silence on rumored split with BF Luis Manzano

 

 “May pinagdadaanan lang po kami,” (We’re patching things up) says Angel Locsin during a heart-to-heart interview on Tonight with Boy Abunda. In between, Angel almost couldn’t hold her emotions and got teary eyed while being interviewed by Boy Abunda. “Pasensya na po tito Boy kung hindi nako mag-elaborate because natatakot ako na baka may masabi ako baka imbes na maayos namin makasama pa. Ayoko namang manloko or magsinungaling. Ayun, may inaayos lang po kami,” (I’m sorry tito Boy if I’ll not elaborate because I’m afraid if I say something it might aggravate the issue. But I don’t want to fool […]

From ‘Open Happiness’ to ‘Taste the Feeling’, Coca-Cola’s new campaign focuses on the brand

 

 Here’s  a trivia that I heard during the latest event of Coca-Cola last week. Did you know that the Philippines is the first country where Coca-Cola distributed outside the United States? This answers the question why Filipinos have fell in love with the softdrink product and becane a hit in our country. I remember in the 80s, the popular softdrink in America is Pepsi and not Coke. Remember Michael Jackson’s commercial spots? And I would always laugh it off because here, the most sought after brand is Coke. It’s Coke everywhere. Even celebrities tied up with Coke in the 80s. […]

BEST HOTEL DEALS AND WHAT'S NOT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR 2016

Quick hotel recommendations: Best deals and what’s not for 2016

 

 Another year will come to pass, and 2015 has been generous to us in terms of the countless things we’ve achieved all throughout the year. One of those things is the opportunity to travel and stay in different types of hotels, from standard to premium, to the regular to posh, and lucrative hotels we all been dreaming of. So here’s our quick hotel recommendations and what’s not that you should look forward to, in 2016. Widus Hotel & Casino Widus Hotel & Casino is a premier one-stop leisure destination in Clark Freeport Zone, which is about one hour and forty-five minutes to two-hours drive that has […]

CARTOON NETWORK TOON MACHINE IN MANILA AT THE SM MOA MUSIC HALL

Cartoon Network brings Toon Machine in Manila

 

 Wonder how it feels to be a human toy catcher inside a giant toy box? If you’re used in playing UFO Catcher in arcades, then it’s time for you to visit the Toon Machine playground in SM Mall of Asia Music Hall, join the fun and excitement of seeing your favorite Cartoon Network characters and loads of surprises when you register for the Toon Machine. The Toon Machine is an indoor mega structure that’s a modern twist on the classic “claw crane” arcade game, but with a catch … your parents are the claw!   The Cartoon Network Toon Machine […]

REY'S MYSTERIOUS IDENTITY BAFFLES STAR WARS FANS

Spoiler Alert: Identity of Rey’s parents from Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens baffles moviegoers

 

 We are really dead set in finding out Rey‘s backstory and who her parents really are. In Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, there are broken clues as to her true origin. And everyone is baffled just as we are, with questions hanging at the back of each and every one’s mind. Some fans think she is Han Solo and Leia’s daughter, which is really more possible and would lead to the realization that she is actually Ben‘s (Kylo Ren) long-lost twin sister. But for some, there is this curiosity that Rey might be Luke Skywalker‘s daughter. And if it’s true, then […]