Entries by Maricel Yasona

Enjoy a snowy Christmas every weekend at Evia Lifestyle Center

For a change, imagine yourself inside a Christmas snow globe — with a giant Christmas tree, Santa Claus and reindeers flying above it, and a spectacle of fireworks coloring the night sky from outside the glass. This mesmerizing experience lingered within the Evia Lifestyle Atrium as it kicked off its annual holiday traditions recently. Past […]

Puerto Princesa’s top island getaway

Preparing your next getaway with friends can be a challenge. Aside from making sure that all your schedules match, you have to find a great place where everyone can enjoy while working within the group’s budget. The ultimate goal: to plan a memorable barkada trip where you get the best experiences without breaking the bank […]

SHDA @ 50: Championing shelter for every Filipino

Mass housing in crisis Every Filipino deserves a home they can call their own. This has been the advocacy of the men and women behind the Subdivision and Housing Developers Association, Inc. (SHDA) for 50 years. This mission includes partnering with the government and other sectors towards undertaking programs and policies that foster a sustained […]

Kohler gets bolder, brighter, and more innovative

It’s a brand that has long been known as an innovator in terms of both style and functionality. Its slogan, “The Bold Look of Kohler,” has rung true for designers and their clients for nearly three decades. But Kohler just stepped up its game when it presented an interesting new take on luxury at its […]

A wedding to remember in Hamilo Coast’s glass chapel

Finding the perfect location for a beach wedding is challenging but far from impossible. Just a couple of hours away from Metro Manila is a beautiful breathtaking glass chapel with views not even the most-advanced cameras can give justice to. Romance in every angle, this picturesque and magical venue will delight any couple and their […]

In touch with realty

What’s the state of the country’s commercial and residential real estate? On commercial real estate, Rick Santos, chairman, CEO and founder of Santos Knight Frank, reports: “Manila has been identified as one of the most competitive locations for office tenants in terms of prime office rent. Its prime office rent (P1,100 per sqm. per month […]

Redefining your shower experience

Whether cold or hot — most people take showers to keep themselves refreshed and clean. But during these cold days, spending more time in a hot shower can be a great and relaxing way to pamper oneself. To achieve a warm, soothing bathtime at the end of a long and tiring day, your bathroom needs […]

Bria Homes focuses on expanding in Visayas and Mindanao

For the past decades, Filipinos perceived progress as Manila-centric, that moving to the National Capital Region — where employment and business opportunities abound — is a dream-come-true. Times have changed, however, with continuous economic growth in regions outside Metro Manila, Filipinos are now choosing to stay in the towns and cities of their birth. And […]