Chonx Tibajia

Start the year right: Tidy up the KonMari way

You don’t need to have a budget for decluttering and buying pretty storage containers. All one needs to do is to invest the time and effort to begin.

What is Filipino design?

The church that I grew up visiting, Saint Andrew the Apostle Church in Bel-Air Village, Makati, was designed by National Artist for Architecture Leandro Locsin in 1968, and the copper...

Seda BGC opens an all-new Misto

With the expansion of the population, naturally, comes the expansion of appetites. Bonifacio Global City (BGC), having a couple of dozen different cultures residing in it, is surely a melting pot for...

Crimson’s peak

They say Boracay is not Boracay without the riot — the faint smell of stale beer lingering at dawn, the rumble of trikes and bikes from the highway, the energy of early...

One for the road: Makati and Taguig at night

(Chonx produced native advertising as the Star’s features editor for seven years and was with the Lifestyle section for five. She’s a contributing writer for local travel channel Living Asia, and has...

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