Aliyya Sawadjaan is the former assistant editor of Property Report PH and Features section writer for the Philippine Star. She has written for print, online and broadcast media for the past 13 years on travel, beauty, health and current affairs. When she’s not chugging on black coffee, she’s munching on chocolates and sour cream and cheese chips to fuel her while writing.

Taking care of your roof during rainy season

Proper roof maintenance is important when it comes to protecting your home and your family. The next time it rains, you get to enjoy the sound of the rain...

How to be a responsible plantito & plantita

With many Filipinos still grappling at the new reality that occurred to them due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, plants have now become popular in the country....

How to create a sanctuary space in your home

There are only a few months left before the end of the year, with no clear sign of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) letting up any time soon. As...

Quarantine trends for the home

Remember when people were really into making Dalgona coffee, baking their own bread, and conducting e-numan sessions via video conference apps? Since the beginning of the nationwide quarantine, we...

How to practice minimalism in the office

Without a doubt, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has changed peoples’ lives in so many ways. So much so that it has also changed how offices and other public...