Event category archives: Events

  • A Journey to Old Manila for French Cuisine

  • Chef de Cuisine Bertrand Charles is spending most of his time at The Peninsula Manila’s signature restaurant, Old Manila. Its kitchen is his new workplace where his culinary artistry is being plated for discriminating paltes. Working gratis at a Moroccan brasserie in France ignited a passion for cooking. Not too long after, he enrolled at the Lycee Pelyvalent Hotellerie Stanislas in Nancy and[...]
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  • A Brief History of Filipinos and their Obsession for Beauty and Pageantry

  •   You know it is summer in these islands when a parade of ladies, strutting in six-inch heels and donning nothing but uniform bathing suits, are fielded out beside a hotel swimming pool in order to meet the press. After the meteor shower of flashing bulbs, all these nymphs of various complexions and sizes, gaze at the Great Beyond with newly whitened teeth in very rehearsed smiles, breasts held[...]
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  • The German Royal Family Built These Castles with a Curious History

  • The year is 1664 and the Bavarian prince-electoral Ferdinand Maria and his wife Henriette Adelaide of Savoy welcome their son Maximilian II Emanuel to the royal family. To celebrate the birth of their son, the would-be king built his bride the Nymphenburg Palace, a summer retreat surround by hectares of gardens, hundreds of bedrooms, fine décor and art. Home is Where They Hunt The Nymphe[...]
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  • The Sound of Salzburg: Mozart and Maria von Trapp's Hometown is a Majestic Travel Destination

  • When stepping onto the cobble stone streets of Salzburg in Austria, the heart begins to sing. It is no surprise that one feels giddy with music and romance in the city that gave us Mozart and Maria von Trapp. It is the middle of the winter, although the friendly Austrian people remain warm and kind. They sit outdoor, enjoying the low temperature, drinking coffee and eating mustard covered bosn[...]
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  • Choose Your Adventure: 22 Luxe Travel Experiences

  • A collection of travel experiences cover out-of-the-usual destinations or revisit places close to the heart. Each of the travelers convey, not just a glimpse of the amazing planet we live in, they pass on a sentiment, a reflection, a heartbeat. Even while these are uniquely their own, resonance can inspire a desire to make a reservation, book that flight, cruise an ocean and go off on adventures o[...]
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  • The New LG Refrigerator is Perfect for the Stylish Homeowner

  • Preparing for a dinner party means opening the refrigerator constantly. Ingredients must be well organized and easily accessible. Houseguests may also find themselves flooding the kitchen for a sneak peak of the chef’s special creations, looking through the fridge simply out of curiosity and habit. Bottles of wine and bubbly must remain chilled, but handy and ready for serving. With the refrig[...]
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  • Hermès Items That Will Add Fashion Flair to Your Home

  • Hermès has released a set of items in playful colors that add fashion flair to a home. See our gallery below for interesting ideas to add a splash of fun to your abode. A skateboard designed with Cavalcadour prints on Vosges maple is an ideal accessory for a lover or sports and beautiful things. A sense of playfulness is found in Giant mikado game sticks made out of sycamore. Black and wh[...]
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  • 30 Homegrown Brands: Did You Know These Companies Are Filipino?

  • Retail stores, homegrown products, restaurants, hospitality groups and internationally recognized companies that make us proud to be Filipinos. RUSTAN’S DEPARTMENT STORE  Founded in 1951 by spouses Bienvenido Tantoco and Gliceria Rustia Tantoco, Rustan’s Department Store has grown to become one of the largest retail family businesses in the country. Ran almost entirely by the Tantoco-Huang cla[...]
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  • How to Throw a Pet Party: Jun Jun Ablaza's Fête for Four Legged Friends

  • Jewelry designer and event stylist JunJun Ablaza is a lover of pets. His residence is also  home to 80 dogs of varied breeds. There are French Blue Bulldogs, Chinese Crested Dogs, Afghan Hounds, Borzois, Chihuahuas, Pomeranians, Siberian Huskies and Tibetian Mastiffs, to name a few. “I first began collecting birds and later dogs,” starts JunJun. His love for canines began years back. “I used t[...]
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  • 5 Timeless Beauties Write A Letter To Their 20-Year-Old Selves

  • Beauty is best manifested in the elegance, wisdom and strength of women who have had the courage to pursue their dreams in far off places, find love in modern times, embrace wellness in all its forms and live fully after two brain surgeries TINGTING COJUANGCO Dear Tingting, It is hard to tell you what you should’ve done differently, when you were growing up. After all, the world available to [...]
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  • Brian Poe Llamanzares and Alex Eduque Make Time for Change

  • Two friends sit on the long table in a private conference room of a well-lit office, bantering about friends, family and good memories. They move in the same circles and are comfortable calling each other out for past mistakes and funny behavior. Alexandra Madrigal Eduque and Brian Poe Llamanzares, are scions of two families whose shared values and a project involving his new timepiece company a[...]
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