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Affordable Easter hunt you can try next year right at home

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FOUR large eggs with special prizes inside from the Easter Bunny. PHOTOS BY PJ ENRIQUEZ

For the last two years we have been taking the kids to clubs and hotels to celebrate Easter and to join the egg hunt. The cost ranges from P500 to P1,000 inclusive of brunch buffet for the kids. Naturally we also have to pay for our buffet, an extra expense.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Parenting,Photos & Videos | Read More »

How about a rice terraces mountain adventure?

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BANGAAN. PJ ENRIQUEZ

It’s officially summer, with temperatures hitting the mid-30s. Many will most likely be heading to the beaches, as we have some of the best in the world. But how about going to higher ground instead to explore the Cordillera Mountains, site of our world-famous rice terraces?

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

Father rediscovers Bohol with his little girl

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NATURALLY, a Bohol vacation would not be complete without a visit to the Chocolate Hills and the Tarsier Foundation. Bellevue can arrange a day tour through the countryside or an early morning boat ride to see the dolphins. PHOTO BY PJ ENRIQUEZ

The Philippines is famous for its New Year’s Eve celebrations, especially when they’re held by the sea or on the beach. We decided to go to Bohol and celebrate the crossover, and it seemed like the right choice.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Kennedy family wedding photographer here–Oprah calls him ‘the best’

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THIS iconic photograph of John Kennedy Jr. kissing the hand of his bride, Carolyn Bessette, is credited by The Wall Street Journal as the single watershed image that transformed the look of wedding photography forever.

In the world of wedding photography, Denis Reggie is at the top. He has been acclaimed as the “greatest wedding photographer of our day.” Oprah Winfrey calls him “the best in the business.”

Posted: February 2nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Disneyland 101: A family guide to enjoying the magic kingdom

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It has 600 Art Deco-inspired rooms.

When Walt Disney created Disneyland, he wanted a theme park that would transport people to a place he referred to as “the happiest place on earth.”

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Henann Group adds rooms, amenities in Boracay

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THE GRAND Wing is Henann’s first thrust toward the modernization and standardization of Boracay Garden’s accommodations to rival those of its sister hotels.

A lot of people are saying that there is no more room to build on Boracay island, that it is too crowded with resorts, restaurants and clubs lining the famous white beach. Well, don’t tell that to the Henann Group of Hotels, which includes the Boracay Regency, Boracay Lagoon and the Boracay Garden, all located at Station 2.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Canon building the nation’s image one picture at a time

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Canon Philippines CEO Alan Chng

A Chinese proverb says, “A picture is worth ten thousand words.” But for the Philippines’ leading imaging company, this is more than just a saying.

Posted: October 19th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Sea, spa, piña coladas–and riveting tennis

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Plantation Bay Lagoon pools

If you say fun, sun, good food and tennis, I might be thinking about an upcoming tournament at Palms Country Club in Alabang. But if you say the Queen City of Cebu, that can only mean one thing—Davis Cup weekend at Plantation Bay.

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Chilean ambassador brings street football to Caloocan kids

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CHILE Ambassador Roberto Mayorga and US Ambassador Harry Thomas visit kids from the San Pedro Calungsod School in Caloocan. Photo by PJ Enriquez

It’s a nice cool morning when I arrive in Barangay 138 in Caloocan City. Nothing really seems out of the ordinary, except for the fact that the street is blocked on both ends to make way for kids playing street football.

Posted: August 31st, 2013 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PAL welcomes Airbus A321

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BLESSING of PAL’s newest aircraft. PHOTO BY PJ ENRIQUEZ

With the recent lifting of the ban to fly to Europe, Philippine Airlines (PAL) is making up for lost time. After announcing the move to transfer all but three of its domestic routes to sister company PAL Express, the country’s flag carrier immediately expanded its fleet.

Posted: August 17th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Bohol fun–to an 8-year-old

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LOBOC River. Photo by PJ Enriquez

It was a little over three years ago when I first visited the island paradise of Bohol just off the coast of Cebu. I was fortunate enough to have traveled with a colleague who showed me that traveling was, still is, always fun when you share the experience with someone.

Posted: August 10th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

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