Tessa Prieto Valdes’ Website Launch

When socialite, interior designer, newspaper columnist and triathlete Tessa Prieto Valdes throws a party, you can bet it is a successful one. Her website launch was no different as it was held at the Y2 Residence Hotel in Makati City, this time, with the famous manila sunset as the backdrop. Guests of Tessa enjoyed the


SHOEPHORIC, a group of lovely ladies who all have a profound passion for shoes, gathered at Life Sciences at the Fort Bonifacio to start the year with kindred spirits. Shoephoric, a website founded by shoe enthusiast and tech genius Ann Jacobe, has grown to be a community of fun loving, shoe loving women. Ann was […]

Nurture Spa detox

I AM glad that in the Philippines, there is a hideaway in Tagaytay that offers not just the normal facials and massages, but therapeutic detoxification programs. Nurture Spa, voted by CNN Go as one of the 28 most relaxing spas in the Philippines is the best kept secret no more of this town. Boasting of […]

One on one with Franck Provost

I AM privileged to have met countless interesting personalities with the work that I do. On some days, I get to hang with celebrities, politicians, and renowned business people. As much as possible, I try to learn as much as I can from these encounters. I recently met hair design purveyor Franck Provost, French hairstylist […]

Eyewear luxury at Four Seasons Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand was the venue for eyewear enthusiasts and businessmen who carry some of the world’s most luxurious brands in eyewear. De Rigo, an eyewear distributor of top brands like Escada, Lanvin, Chopard, Furla, Ermenegildo Zegna and Police, invited friends from the trade to attend the annual showcasing of the newest collections of the much […]

Filipino gathering in Vancouver

I always notice that every Filipino gathering has to have the ubiquitous lumpiang shanghai, barbecue, lechon and sweet Filipino style spaghetti with hotdog and cheese. Anywhere in the world, these four staples show up at get togethers I attend and I happily devour them. In a thanksgiving dinner I recently attended in Vancouver,there was lumpiang […]