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Summer treat for your aspiring astronomers

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THE STARGAZING event at Pico de Loro. JILL LEJANO

As young as 5 years old, Rogel Mari Sese knew he wanted to be an astronomer. It was a book from his scientist parents (his mom is a molecular biologist and his father is into chemistry and science communications) that started his love affair with space. “One of the very first books I had was about astronomy and space flight.”

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Parenting,Photos & Videos | Read More »

12 other things you can do at Pico de Loro Cove

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KIDS enjoy a refreshing dip in the pool

Planning to check into the Pico Sands Hotel and let your kids join the space camp on April 26? Here are 12 other things your family can enjoy at Pico de Loro Cove.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Parenting,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Moonpools and Caterpillars mania

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Will they sing along?” Moonpools and Caterpillars lead singer Kimi Ward Encarnacion asked the press last Monday.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Boston after the bombing

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THE BOSTONMarathon memorial at Copley Square; Some of these mementos
have been saved and are now on display at the Boston Public Library’s Marathon
Memorial Exhibit. PHOTOS BY JILL LEJANO

There were gnomes outside The Fairy Shop and a teeny tiny door that no human could walk through—it was meant only for magical creatures. We had no information about the missing unicorn but we decided to go inside anyway. Inside, we found trinkets from Alice in Wonderland and Harry Potter’s world, enchanted jewelry, mermaids, wish tickets, gnome memorabilia, good-luck toads and what the shop calls “the world’s softest unicorns”—a favorite of Suri Cruise.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

10 beginner-friendly mountains to climb

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MOUNTAINEERS’ DELIGHT  So called because of its friendly trails. Shaped like a parrot’s beak, Pico de Loro in Maragondon, Cavite, and Nasugbu, Batangas,, is 2,178 feet high. INQSnap this page for photos and a map. JILL LEJANO/CONTRIBUTOR

You don’t have to be a hard-core mountaineer to climb mountains. Take it from Mike Abanes, who has been guiding people up mountains for 17 years now. Abanes, a member of Outdoor Addicts who discovered his passion for mountaineering in 1992, has climbed so many mountains here and abroad that he has “lost count.”

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

We short-listed your Holy Week destinations

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THE UNSPOILED Calaguas beach

The first of Hamilo Coast’s developments, Pico de Loro Cove in Nasugbu, Batangas, offers a lot of fun for the family.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle,Travel | Read More »

The hunt is on

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LONE TARGET Joel Lambert

It’s the most extreme game of hide-and-seek we’ve seen. In Discovery Channel’s new series “Manhunt” with Joel Lambert, the highly skilled ex-Navy Seal faces dangerous terrain and wildlife as he tries to evade some of the world’s best elite tracking teams, including our own Philippine Army Scout Rangers.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Paradise for ice cream lovers

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DEATH by Chocolate. ARNOLD ALMACEN

When we interviewed Magnum and Unilever RFM Ice Cream, Inc. brand manager Brian Chanyungco at the launch of Magnum Gold last February, we asked—no, begged—him to bring Magnum Honeycomb Crunch to the Philippines.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

One more reason to love Bruno Mars

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“I’M REALLY excited to be back here in Manila,” says Bruno Mars. PHOTO BY JILL LEJANO

We won’t deny it—we’re all kinda in love with Bruno Mars. And the day before his sold-out Manila concert, he gave us one more reason to love him.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Paris’ fashion week

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PARIS wears this Ronny Kobo dress to the Paris Beach Club ribbon cutting.

The beach club is gonna be very Paris—sexy, fun, exciting, beautiful. Of course, there’s going to be pink there, it’s my favorite color,” said Paris Hilton in 2011 when she first flew to Manila for meetings with Century Properties’ creative and design team.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Paris in wonderland

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Photo by ALEXIS CORPUZ

In the world of Paris Hilton, “killing it” is the new “that’s hot.” And killing it is exactly what the former reality show star-slash-businesswoman has been doing in Manila for the past week.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

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