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The season of plenty extends to the art scene

MARK Wilson, Margarita Fores, Gail Alvarez, Korina Sanchez, Jaime Ponce de Leon

The Manila art scene has flourished into an exciting business with several auctions and galleries supporting local artists. With Christmas just around the corner, it’s best to keep an eye on artworks for gifts or possible investments.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Holiday shopping goes into overdrive as Christmas draws near

NOEL Bazaar family Mayose Gozon-Bautista , PDI president Sandy
Romualdez, Tom Rodriguez, Carla Abellana, Sea Princess and GMA’s Mel Tiangco

There is no better place to feel the spirit of Christmas than in the Philippines. With a little over a month left, Yuletide is fast approaching and the holiday shopping list needs to get moving.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Cheers to a long-standing ‘love affair’

DEREK Ramsay, Susie and Ed Calma, J. Anton and TinaMendoza

I have a long-standing “love affair” with Swedish watch brand Swatch and its Philippine distributor Virgie Ramos—who is and will always be my fairy “watchmother” when it comes to my timepieces and most especially my charity work.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

How I helped improve the Greek economy

Temple of Zeus. Sisters
Annika and Athena
Valdes, Sea Princess
andMarta Uriarte

Millions of tourists visit Greece yearly looking for clear blue water, dreamy sandy beaches, impressive historical sites, gastronomical feasts, and the warmth of the local hospitality. Blessed with the most beautiful coastline in Europe, Greece is the Mediterranean destination on every traveler’s wish list.

Posted: November 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Overwhelmed with gratitude


Ok, Ok, it’s that time of year when I “toot my own horn” again. But Kaye Tiñga and I were just overwhelmed with the Red Charity Gala this year.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »