Quick Spots To Enjoy Summer in the City

Summer in the Philippines can mean having to bear with 38 degrees Celsius weather on a daily basis but it doesn’t mean you can’t avoid it. If you can’t fly off to a cooler climate, don’t despair! Here are quick spots to let you enjoy summer in the city: 1. Swim laps in the pool…

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30 Goals Before You Turn 30

You’ve reached your 20’s and now have greater independence. This is your chance to figure out who you are, what you want to achieve in the next five to ten years and how to expand your horizons! You may have set hard goals such as settling down and having a family, starting a business or…

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Go Green When You Travel

The very purpose of traveling, especially when you want to hit the road with your family, is to take a break from it all: the pressure at work, the monotony of house chores, the mundaneness of everyday life. You want to be carefree for the next few days or weeks—you deserve it, after all. But…

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Turn Your Travel Souvenirs Into Home Décor

It might be easier to buy ready-made souvenirs when you’re traveling to your dream destinations but creating something out of keepsakes make them extra special. It can be as simple as buying some textile with a beautiful pattern that reminds you of your island getaway and turning it into a shrug for your couch. Or…

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Where to Find Food that Feels like Home

One of the best things about living in Manila is the wide range of cuisines available at your fingertips. There’s nothing more comforting than the knowledge that your favorite flavors are just a quick walk or ride away. Here are a few groceries and specialty stores worth checking out, whether you’re an expat on the…

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Summer in the City

Summer in the tropics is usually associated with cocktails by the beach, laying out poolside, having dinner al fresco and walking on the sand, barefoot. All the pleasures of the season, however, need not be relegated to beach vacations and out of town holidays. Even city dwellers spending summer in the middle of Manila’s stifling…

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5 Tips on How to Have Tea Like a True Brit

Raising your pinky is a huge no-no, didn’t you know? There’s nothing quite as elegant as the way the British have their tea (We imagine Downton Abbey fans nodding in agreement.). From the tea leaves to the tea cups to the pastries to the stirring, English afternoon tea is certainly a well-kept tradition that’s held…

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Live in Your Dream Destination

Spending your hard-earned cash on experiences is the norm these days, with more and more people booking vacations to try new things and enrich their lives in the process. Unfortunately, due to work demands, family commitments, and other daily responsibilities, embarking on a well-deserved holiday can take months or even years to plan. When you’re…

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Your Guide to the Different NYC Boroughs

Welcome to New York! From its bustling streets to its commanding skyscrapers to its thriving art scene to the finest pizzas, New York City is the urban jungle everyone loves to explore. It’s full of life, light, excitement, and passion—a place where everything and anything can happen. Just ask Alicia Keys or TSwift, who each…

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