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  • Where to eat after Simbang Gabi

    Where to eat after Simbang Gabi

    Borough Pulled pork sandwich Don’t expect typical breakfast fare to come out of Chef Cuit Kaufman’s kitchen. His culinary creativity is too good to be restrained, that’s why it is stamped on Borough’s dishes with items like Banana Amaretto…

  • Inner Circle

    Inner Circle

    Angel Thoughts May we help people to discover the joy of the Christian message: a message of love and mercy. — Pope Francis What do former and the current press secretaries and presidential spokespersons talk about when they get…

  • Cheers to Singapore Airlines!

    Cheers to Singapore Airlines!

    Singapore Airlines is giving its business class travelers a chance to experience an exceptional all-in rate starting from $900. The all-in fares include business class roundtrip airfare, taxes, and surcharges except Philippine travel tax, as well as access to…

Well-being More

  • Coming too soon

    Coming too soon

    Premature ejaculation (PE) affects about one out of every three men; unfortunately, it is an issue that is either talked about in hushed voices or never discussed altogether. For those who are part of this statistic, sex health experts…

  • The painful truth about shingles

    The painful truth about shingles

    According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three people are likely to get infected by shingles, yet most Filipinos are not even aware of this debilitating disease. “Shingles (or herpes zoster) is a viral…

  • An Olympian’s practical fitness plan

    An Olympian’s practical fitness plan

    Instead of trying a new diet or the latest fad exercise, or attempting to overhaul your entire lifestyle, how about committing to making small changes to maintain your hard-earned results in the long term? Learn how to set goals…

Moms & Kids More

  • Mama’s me time

    Mama’s me time

    How does a mother of three rambunctious kids unwind? What does a would-be mom, currently devouring everything she can about parenting and being a mom, do to stay pretty and worry-free? Manila Bulletin Lifestyle talks to hot mamas Cheska…

  • Princess and the pee

    Princess and the pee

    Dear Paolo and Suzi,   Magandang araw po! One of our guiding principles in bringing up our children is this: Training should start at an early age. My youngest, Xamantha Louisse, started to be potty trained when she was…

  • Are you a helicopter mom?

    Are you a helicopter mom?

    Recently there was an interesting discussion in my Glam-O-Mamas forum about helicopter parenting. This way of raising children is widespread all over the world, but I find it especially prevalent in the Philippines. What exactly is a “helicopter parent”?…

Arts & Culture More

  • The Wolf, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

    The Wolf, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

    She’s the aesthetics behind Alice in Wonderland, Chicago, and Memoirs of Geisha’s elaborate costume design. But for renowned costume designer Colleen Atwood, designing dresses and capes and skirts for fairy tales is a different story. Her wits are tested…

  • The pen is mightier than the gun

    The pen is mightier than the gun

    From ancient times satirists have shared a common aim: to expose foolishness in all its guises—vanity, hypocrisy, pedantry, idolatry, bigotry, sentimentality—and to effect reform through such exposure. The many diverse forms their statements have taken reflect the origin of…

  • Pope Francis’ Visit: The Morning After

    Pope Francis’ Visit: The Morning After

    In the 22 months since March 13, 2013, the date when Argentina’s Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio was elected Pope, His Holiness has demonstrated both spiritual and temporal leadership. He has reinvigorated Catholics with his friendly smile, personal humility, and commitment…

Picture Perfect More

  • Endless possibilities

    Endless possibilities

    Through the perspective of photographer Amergo “Amir” Alba, all of life’s hubbub becomes a compendium of beautifully candid visuals resembling cinematic method. Amir celebrates the art of story-telling through unmistakable yet riveting visuals that articulate circumstances to a more…

  • Android fun

    Android fun

    Readers who enjoy games on their Android devices may be interested to know that they can also play the same games on their Windows and Mac computers by installing the BlueStacks Android emulator. By registering the Gmail account you…

  • Just how sharp is this?

    Just how sharp is this?

    We are on the tail end of our discussion regarding the M42 lenses that have become more common now and serve as one of the best ways to get that retro feel in photography without letting go the digital…

Home & Garden More

  • 8 Household chores that keep us fit

    8 Household chores that keep us fit

    It’s a brand new year and topping the list of this year’s resolution is to lose weight or better yet have a healthier lifestyle. So, if you don’t have time or the budget to pump weights at the gym…

  • What are 2015’s colors?

    What are 2015’s colors?

    The new year brings in both hope and uncertainty. It is a blank slate to be filled in with our deeds and creations. If there’s one thing we should know for sure, it’s that 2015 already has its designated…

  • Hortikultura Extravaganza 2015

    Hortikultura Extravaganza 2015

    The much awaited HORTIKULTURA EXTRAVAGANZA 2015 is finally here. It started last January 20 and is open to the public until February 2, 2015 at the Quezon Memorial Circle, Elliptical Road, Diliman, Quezon City.  With the Theme “Yaman sa…

Fashion More

  • Hair without compromise

    Hair without compromise

    Nothing makes a better first impression than hair that’s healthy, bouncy, and a beautiful glow! All Filipinas can get salon-colored hair that’s described as such as L’Oréal Professionnel hair color brand Majirel, introduces its first-ever ambassadors to reveal the…

  • Elegant inspiration

    Elegant inspiration

    The color white is a big trend this season. Entitled Light Is The Way, the Rosenthal Tee spring/summer 2015 collection has pure white as its recurring color theme. The 14-look collection, composed of ornate bridal gowns, structured cocktail dresses,…

  • A life of color

    A life of color

    California-based designer Trina Turk has never been one to shy away from color or bright prints, and this season is no exception. There were no limits on the colors used for Trina Turk’s spring 2015 collection. The dynamic palette had…

Style Weekend More

  • Versatile chic

    Versatile chic

    Five Designs Atelier founder/designer, and Janilyn head of Research and Development/shoe designer Maxine Santos combines whimsical details and sophisticated pieces that are also functional  I have an appointment with a bride first thing in the morning, together with my…

  • Bodacious beauty

    Bodacious beauty

    Lets face it, Brazilians have proven to be one of the most-coveted beauties in the world, and are the reason why people visit their country (aside from the spectacular beaches). But for Brazilian beauty Daiana Menezes, its the other…

  • High glamour

    High glamour

    The 2013 film adaptation of what is widely considered as American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald greatest work, the 1925 novel The Great Gatsby, follows the high life and exciting times of the main character, mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby, played…

Funpage More

  • Kiddie Utopia

    Think of a space where you’d want to stay in and chances are you’d dream of a place that looks a lot like Aeropostale’s children utopia on earth—P.S. from Aeropostale. Whimsical skulls, hearts, and peace signs adorn the walls…

  • The Smart Top

    The ordinary just got an upgrade, the digital kind. Now in the Philippines is the world’s “smartest” top— Infinity Nado! Believe it or not, the top can adjust to the center of gravity, making it more stable than the…

  • The Young Princess

    The Young Princess

    While it is probably one of Sydney, Australia’s most photographed landmark (a UNESCO World Heritage site, no less, a recognition given to places with cultural significance), not many tourists can boast of ever seeing the inside of the Sydney…