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These historic, well-designed buildings deserve to be appreciated.
If you’ve wanted to go on an architectural tour and didn’t know where to start, you need not go far, as many of the country’s architectural gems are in plain sight, usually obscured by urban sprawl and traffic.“They serve as monuments to ...
 
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The story of Binondo is the story of the Chinese-Filipino.
Today, Binondo is famous as the world’s oldest Chinatown: a slice of China outside the mainland. The Binondo area, from the streets of Escolta and Divisoria to the bustle of Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz all the way to Ongpin—and the many who ...
 
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These fresh travel options will open up doors to new sights and sounds without the hassle of a layover.
Frequent flyers, prepare your passports. The last quarter of 2018 saw the exciting addition of new flight routes from Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and a few of the emerging air hubs in the country. If you want to spend less ...
 
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Because there's always a special event right around the corner.
Whether you’re looking for a casual spot for an intimate get together or a large gathering with friends or family, one of these 10 restaurants with great private dining rooms will surely suit your needs.Going with Blackbird’s running aviation theme, the restaurant’s ...
 
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ICCP’s Real Estate and Investment Conference 2018 will explore timely question on September 25.
The local real estate market has experienced a surge in prices in the last few years. Latest data from property analyst Colliers International Philippines pegged the capital value of luxury residential units in Makati at a maximum of P301,000 per square meter ...
 
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These lifestyle shops are rich with hard-to-get fashion labels and unique shopping experiences.
In recent years, multi-brand shops that offer much more than retail have become more commonplace. Through a highly curated mix of products, these so-called concept stores provide a lifestyle that appeals to a large number of people.Here, we’ve rounded up a mix ...
 
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Stores that make organic living easy and convenient.
When one thinks of farming, the idyllic image of rice fields with lush mountains in the distance often comes to mind. It brings to the imagination the quaintness of provincial life, what one might see in a Disney film. But reality is ...
 
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Proclamation No. 1081 didn't mean a damn thing to an elite few during the '70s.
The ex-war photographer Slim Aarons snapping the venerable aristocrats and various celebrities being flown in—aboard a private Learjet, but of course—by the affable and incredibly loaded PAL president Beni Toda into his Hermana Mayor, his own private island off Zambales, a tropical ...
 
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Though the elite lived in luxury, the poor lived outside the walls.
The walled city of Intramuros, Latin for “within the walls,” was the precursor of modern-day Manila. During its heyday, the city was the center of life: business, politics, religion, education, and everything in between.Intramuros’ residents were mostly made up of Spanish officials ...
 
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We love International Museum Day!
International Museum Day, an annual celebration of the significance of museums in enriching cultures, is like Christmas in the middle of the year for history buffs and art enthusiasts. Admission fees to most museums are waived, plus there are guided tours and ...
 
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Looking for some outdoor fun with your children? Check out these playgrounds around the metro.
It’s summertime, and the kids are on vacation! But instead of video games and YouTube, how about some fun under the sun? Don’t forget the sunscreen when you visit these outdoor parks and playgrounds, all within Metro Manila.Jaime C. Velasquez ParkOpen dailyLocation: ...
 
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These gorgeous young women share their motherhood secrets.
Happy Mothers' Day to all mothers. Cheers to all of you Wonder Women who are being celebrated today.Here, we've asked some of Manila's young mothers what they've learned, how they bond with their kids, and their other secrets to motherhood.The New York native ...
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