Tourism

Crimson’s peak

They say Boracay is not Boracay without the riot — the faint smell of stale...

Grand Hyatt Manila continues to light up BGC skyline

Welcomes back leisure guests Although protected by masks, face shields...

The Ruined project?: Creating beauty amid the ruins

“Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation.” — Eat Pray...

The “unseen” Cubao

A Cubao walking tour is not common but for the three batches of participants I have guided, they were surprised to see...

Summer 2022 Beckons: Destinations you should check out for a well-deserved summer vacation

Suddenly, it’s summer! Some of us may have already mapped out a vacation plan that’s surely safe for a third pandemic summer...

The island paradise thrives again

In Caticlan Airport in the Municipality of Malay, travelers heading to Boracay are greeted by several waiting personnel, porters, and barkers, all...

Into the forest

Growing up in Quezon City, I was fascinated with the “green zones” which used to abound especially in the Diliman area. I...

Live it well at Swissôtel

It is certainly small wonder that the arrival of the Swissôtel brand to the Philippines has been anticipated by many and—now that...

BeachTowns: Where resort living is at its finest

Landco raises the bar once again, this time offering a premier investment on its BeachTowns projects rising in Batangas.

A different kind of Valentine’s Day

On Feb. 14, 1986, I joined a throng of people who walked all the way from Baclaran Church to Ateneo de Manila...

The rebirth of Ilocos Norte’s Balay San Nicolas

San Nicolas in Ilocos Norte is the convergence point of three major roads leading to Tuguegarao (North), Manila (South), and Nueva Era...

Earthquake Baroque

It is amazing how Filipinos were able to apply their limited knowledge in engineering to appropriately respond to natural disasters as early...