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Together, they are on a mission: to create what could be a potential model for Philippine cultural tourism with Kalye Artisano, an artisan village located within the 325-hectare Lio Tourism Estate.
The opportunity to pursue a path that nourishes mind, body, and soul is not one that Bea Zobel Jr. takes for granted. Neither is the chance to walk this special road alongside her 27-year-old daughter, Paloma Urquijo Zobel. In fact, when the ...
 
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One writer made the ultimate hydration tour, visiting the sources of the world's best waters to find out once and for all what's inside all those bottles.
The summer before last, during a brutal Colorado heat wave, I drove from Boulder up a dusty road to Eldorado Springs, the source of the water that had been named the best-tasting in the country at the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting ...
 
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You'd be surprised to know that sisig was once a vegetarian dish.
The first time that sisig was ever recorded in history was in 1732, in a Kapampangan dictionary compiled by an Augustinian friar, Diego Bergaño. (The Spanish missionary served as parish priest of Mexico, Pampanga from 1725 to 1731, where he most likely ...
 
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Opulence is just the beginning of this design star's legacy.
I first became aware of the work of French designer Henri Samuel in the mid-1980s, in what might be called his robber baron phase. At that heady time in American social history there were a few decorators from England and Europe working ...
 
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For all the destruction that art was able to endure over centuries, some pieces faced their greatest danger in efforts meant to preserve them.
Art restoration as a practice has been around for about as long as the concept of art itself. The desire to “touch up” a work that has lost its original splendor is a natural instinct. In the cases of the eight pieces ...
 
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The Hong Kong-based news correspondent talks about online trolls, raising strong girls and unforgettable interviews.
While CNN News correspondent Kristie Lu Stout has spent almost two decades reporting news to the public, it was news from her nine-year-old daughter back in Hong Kong that she first shared with Town&Country.“At her elementary school, she’s just started a friendship ...
 
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These illegitimate royals overcame the circumstances of their birth and went on to become some of the most influential people in history.
In the middle ages, illegitimate children of noblemen were as common as grains of sand on a beach. Most of them lived comfortable lives in relative obscurity, enjoying the benefits of their heritage without the fame and politicking that came with eligibility ...
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