On her second attempt at the Miss Intercontinental crown, Philippine bet Christi Lynn McGarry did better than her Top 10 finish in 2010 and placed second in this year’s edition staged in Magdeburg, Germany, Friday night (Saturday morning in Manila).
At the Flower Dome in Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay, peaceful coexistence takes on a new meaning. It’s perhaps the only garden in the world where Africa meets Australia, where prickly desert plants bloom side by side with stately pine trees, and where thousand-year-old olive trees from the Mediterranean thrive near exotic ghost trees from Madagascar.
Viet Taste is one of the more popular food stalls in the ongoing weekend market at Greenfield District in Mandaluyong City. It’s operated by a group of youthful entrepreneurs, cooking the food themselves and serving it with a winning smile and enthusiasm.