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9 Must-Visit Places at Night to fulfill your Instagram Goals!

Words by Oriana Cuenca | Oppo Reno2 Photos by Eunick Nobe There is magic in the air whenever the sun goes down. Nothing signals the end of a busy day like the arrival of glittering lights and a sky full of stars. The evening comes with its own set of adventures and breathtaking sights, so […]

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5 Times Ordinary Filipino Citizens Proved to be Heroes on Social Media

Written by Patricia Yap The world is not all cruel.  Most of the time, we hear news of accidents, killings, losses, and so on that they make us question the world we live in. We never stop looking for the reasons why the world is like this, and so we sometimes fail to see the […]

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10 Experiences That Are Better Than Wrapped Presents

Words by Oriana Cuenca Anything. It seems that whenever you ask someone what they want for Christmas, a birthday, or any other celebration, the answer seems to be some variation of “just get me anything.” Maybe it’s Filipino modesty that’s to blame for the vagueness, but sometimes people don’t know what they want anymore. In […]

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A Beginners Guide to Premyo Bonds: What They Are and How You can Win a Million Pesos With Them

By Oriana Cuenca There is a buzz in the Filipino financial world about the latest government-issued investment opportunity. “Premyo Bonds” were launched last November 25 by the National Treasury. The “Premyo” in its name refers to the raffle scheme that comes with the investment. Every bond bough doubles as a raffle ticket and the prizes […]

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LOOK: These Funny Pet Stories Will Show You Why Having a Pet is the Best Thing Ever!

Written by Patricia Yap  Photos from respective owners  Featured Image from Mariana  As someone who has had a pet before, I can guarantee you that having one is the best thing ever. Sure, they can be annoying, moody, playful, messy, and overall stressful to take care of sometimes, but the love and joy that they […]

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6 Surprising Origins of Hype Dance Moves

Words by Howi Bakunawa Hype dance moves. You know the ones I’m taking about. Whether it’s on a night out partying or scrolling through the internet on your phone, chances are that you’ve seen these dance moves before. But have you ever wondered where these moves come from? Here are the backstories to 6 lit […]

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Here’s How to Rock Korean Fashion for All Body Types

By Oriana Cuenca Graphics by Kimberly Reyes There’s a key difference between being broke in K-dramas and being broke in real life, and this tweet sums that up very eloquently. Besides the millionaire boyfriends and potentially immortal love interests,  “broke” K-drama leads still always look like they’re ready for a photoshoot. Nearly every single K-drama […]

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We are ‘So in Love’ with What This K-pop Group Did for a Fan!

Written by Mia Abigan Featured Image from Twitter user @kinginaseokjink If you were given the chance to create one precious memory with your favorite K-pop group/idol to hold on to and cherish for the rest of your life, what would it be? LOOK: Here’s what happened when a non-Kpop fan attended a K-pop concert Photo […]

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Sometimes losing a friend is worse than losing a lover

Break-ups are hard. They hurt to the core and have you wonder over and over what went wrong. Not to mention how difficult it is to unlearn someone’s presence in your life. But you know what hurts more sometimes? Losing a friend. More often than not, that friend was there before all the lovers, the […]

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How to Get Started with Bullet Journaling

Written and Photographed by April Fojas I have always been an overthinker and my mind’s always a-clutter. I am the type that always has to be reminded of tasks or I’d just completely forget about it. This is why growing up I learned to be dependent on planners and journals because they were literally some […]

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LOOK: This is the Cutest Spa for Babies

We all want the best for our little ones and because we want them to develop their skills properly, there are many options to do that. Though known as a “spa”, baby spas do not just exist to pamper your little ones. These spas are actually designed to help develop your baby’s muscular reflexes, skeletal […]

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7 Things You Can Probably Relate to if You’re Bad at Saving

Words by Kimberly Claire Reyes Who here has never been broke yet? If that’s you, we gotta hand it to you. But if you know what it feels like to open your bank account and find that egg-shaped number staring back at you, or if you know petsa de peligro all too well, sorry to […]

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Here’s how you can be part of Jo Koy’s next Netflix show

Makikita tayo sa Netflix! (Rough translation: We’ll be seen on Netflix!) This is what a friend said when we learned that Jo Koy’s show in Manila scheduled in 2020 will be taped as his next Netflix special. The live taping of the Netflix show will be on January 11, 2020, at 5 pm and 8 […]

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28 Things You Might Have Missed in the ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Trailer

Have you seen the trailer for ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ yet? Got a million questions running through your head? Let us help you try to understand the trailer a bit more. 28 Things You Might Have Missed in the ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Trailer We see a wedding photo and a newspaper clipping on her desk from […]

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Marie Fredriksson, Lead Singer of Roxette, Dies at 61

Almost everyone knows Roxette. Even if you don’t, you must be familiar with the band’s hit ballads ‘It Must Have Been Love’ and ‘Listen to Your Heart’. Many a times have I belted out those tunes since I was a kid up until I could finally understand what the songs were about. Roxette’s lead singer, […]

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LOOK: Kylie Padilla and Aljur Abrenica Welcome Second Child

Kylie Padilla has given birth! The 26-year-old actress shared a photo holding the hand of her newborn son named Axl Romeo Abrenica. This is her second child with her husband Aljur Abrenica. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 🌙 (@kylienicolepadilla) on Dec 9, 2019 at 2:46pm PST “December 9, 5:35 am. Axl […]

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READ: Miko Palanca’s Family Releases Statement On His Passing

Actor Mico Palanca passed away on December 9 at 41 years old. Known for his roles on May Bukas Pa and Tabing Ilog, the actor had taken a break from the limelight in recent years. (Mico Palanca Passes Away At 41) On December 10, Mico’s sister Erika Hocson posted a statement from the family on her IG Story. […]

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Samboy Lim’s Daughter, Jamie, Makes Her Mark as UP Summa Cum Laude and SEA Games Gold Medalist

“Summa cum laude for mom, SEA Games gold is for dad,” said Jamie Lim upon claiming the gold in the 30th Southeast Asian Games karate competition. Just months after graduating with the highest honors from the University of the Philippines, Jamie made a stellar showing at the SEA Games. She secured a win in the […]

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Here’s The Meaning Behind Catriona Gray’s Gorgeous Hand Chain

Catriona Gray’s passing of the Miss Universe crown to South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi was marked by a number of notable things. From her emotional and inspiring farewell to her showstopping gown, Catriona showed us once again that she is truly a queen. Another remarkable element was the elegant chain she wore on her hand. Clearly […]

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U2 To Feature Filipino Poet Bino Realuyo’s Work In First Philippine Concert

Irish rock band U2 is set to play their first show in the Philippines on December 11. Known for going beyond simple performances, U2 moves to make each concert a work of art in every sense. Their employing of visual, auditory, and emotional tools of storytelling results in a wholly different experience. (22 Of Our […]

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