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How and why I let my kids discover Lego Land California

Lego Land

When I was nine, a classmate gave me a box of colored bricks of different shapes and sizes. Following the instructions, I slowly put one piece onto the next until I built the image of a spaceship. It even had a small blue figure of a man with a yellow face—the astronaut.

Posted: December 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Cream of the crop of camera brands opens store in Makati


Today, Leica represents the cream of the crop of camera brands. As one friend put it, “It is the Rolls-Royce of cameras.”

Posted: December 13th, 2014 in Travel | Read More »

25 years of ‘amuma’


The Cebuanos have a word that they associate with caring called “amuma.” It involves a lot of pampering, tending and even spoiling that is often likened to the way a mother nurtures her child. So, its seems only appropriate that Cebu-based Bluewater Resorts prides itself in delivering that special kind of hospitality to guests, which is called “Amuma with Excellence.”

Posted: December 13th, 2014 in Travel | Read More »

Away from the crowd while enjoying Boracay’s natural beauty

Discovery Shores’ elevated accommodation
gives guests a scenic view of the property and
the surrounding neighborhood.

Ever since Discovery Shores opened in Boracay, I had always wondered what was inside those “white” buildings, as we fondly referred to the resort’s light-colored, box-type architecture which was a stark contrast to the surrounding establishments.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle,Travel | Read More »

Craft beer revolution fast spreading

BEER Sampler for P250 is a good way for first-timers to try out craft beers.

Initially I thought the craze for craft beer would only be a fad, but there is no denying that it is fast becoming a permanent offering in many restaurants and pubs.   One of the new pubs is Perfect Pint at BGC in Taguig. It bills itself as a “gastro pub” and is drawing fans […]

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »