Bel-Air Village has been home to some of the most creative people from different persuasions – art, design, literature, interior design, and many more. And then there’s fashion – both couture and retail, specifically Mang Ben Farrales, the Dean of Philippine Fashion, and Mr. Paolo Campos, the man behind the highly successful online fashion store… Read more
Bel-Air Village has developed from a small community of pilots and their families to one of the most vibrant barangays not just in Makati, but also in Metro Manila. Today, the village celebrates 60 vibrant years with “Bel-Air: Kumikinang”, the 2017 edition of its now-famous annual Pasinaya celebration, to be held from May 26-28, at… Read more
In commemoration of the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) on May 22, the Biodiversity Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-BMB), together with the Deutsche Gesellschaftfür Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH will mount “Selfie for Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism 2017”, a photo competition running from May 3 to May 15. IDBD… Read more
Moms are the queens of our hearts. From preparing breakfast for the family early in the morning, to going to support their children during their sports matches or plays, to taking care of the kids when they’re sick, there’s nothing that moms wouldn’t do. That’s why moms deserve to be treated like queens, and River… Read more
Last week I was in Metro Manila to cover the annual Aliwan Fiesta. Now on its 15th year the festival celebration is organized by Manila Broadcasting Company and jointly sponsored by the cities of Manila and Pasay.
Flavors of the Philippines 2017, the month-long gastronomic celebration of Filipino cuisine mounted by the Department of Tourismand the Tourism Promotions Board, joins in on the fun in the North as it celebrates “Bangus Festival 2017” in Dagupan City. The festival is an annual event hosted by the City of Dagupan, dubbed as the Bangus… Read more
Craving for a taste of your favorite Filipino dishes but you’re stuck in the Metro? Worry not for this April, several hotels and restaurants are giving you the chance to savor the Flavors of the Philippines with special dishes that are available for this month. Flavors of the Philippines 2017 is the third year of… Read more
Bangus, or milkfish, is the Philippines’ national fish and a quintessential ingredient in Philippine cuisine. Whatever occassion and whatever season, Filipinos can never get enough of bangus—fried, stewed, dried, fermented, roasted, grilled, and many more.
Flavors of the Philippines 2017, the month-long nationwide gastronomic celebration organized by the Department of Tourism (DoT) and the Tourism Promotion Board (TPB) unite retail giants in the country to create cultural bridges through food, gastronomy being one of the best Philippine travel “destinations.” This April, prepare for a wider range of activities that will… Read more
THE PHILIPPINES and Spain share a lot of things in common, especially in cuisine and gastronomy. Recently, prominent Spanish cuisine chefs of Manila gathered together for Flavors of the Philippines’s Tapas Night. With theme “Toward a Sustainable Gastronomic Planet,” Tapas Night saw three teams of chefs, each presenting a tapas menu last April 1,… Read more