Monkey 47: Premium Gin from the Black Forest

Interestingly enough, the Philippines happens to be the largest market for gin, not only in the SEA region, but in the world. In fact, Filipinos account for approximately half of all global sales for the liquor. Some attribute this appetite for gin to the successful marketing efforts of a local company; others speculate that the liquor’s popularity comes from its relatively affordable price and potent … Continue reading Monkey 47: Premium Gin from the Black Forest

Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo Hotel: A Gem in a Modern City

Iloilo is one of my hometowns. My mom was born and raised in this city. Sadly though I didn’t get the chance to explore the beauty of this town. Well, not until we were invited to the Grand Opening of the newest  International hotel in town. Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo is located at the Megaworld Compound and is situated on what used to be the … Continue reading Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo Hotel: A Gem in a Modern City

Healthy Retreat in the Metro with Hillside Café and Juice Bar

Life in the city could be hard, frustrating and altogether stressful, so it couldn’t be helped that it drives us into an unhealthy lifestyle – fast foods, binge eating and drinking, you name it, at one point, we’ve indulged in it. In the midst of all the noise, the buzz, the hectic schedules and the stress of our lives, sometimes, the only thing that we … Continue reading Healthy Retreat in the Metro with Hillside Café and Juice Bar

Best Western Plus Subic: Your Cozy Crib in the North

What would you say to a weekend getaway that’s both lavish AND mentally liberating? Something you can get within a three-hour drive from Manila? If you’re tired of the week-long stress from work, the hassle of all of Manila’s traffic, and the lack of break from all things general, then surely the Best Western PLUS Subic is the perfect fit for you. Masterfully located at … Continue reading Best Western Plus Subic: Your Cozy Crib in the North

City Garden Suites Manila: Your Cozy Haven in the Heart of the City

Summer is officially over, but the celebration and the relaxation doesn’t have to stop with the rain – because this is exactly what staycations are for. Nowadays, people don’t really have to travel too far from their home to experience the comfort of a vacation, most of the time, the haven that you are looking for is smacked in the middle of the metro. City … Continue reading City Garden Suites Manila: Your Cozy Haven in the Heart of the City