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by Rycky Pilapil - November 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
“Bai” is Cebuano colloquial term for a buddy or a pal. And it has lately come to be associated with a new hotel in the city. With the opening of Bai Hotel, it looks like every local and international...
Reliving the disco
by Rycky Pilapil - August 4, 2015 - 10:00am
When an invitation to Shangrila's Mactan Resort "Disco Inferno" came, I was so revved up with anticipation for an entire week. On the night itself, I was in a quandary on what to wear. From the title alone, I knew...
A paradise discovered
by Rycky Pilapil - August 1, 2015 - 9:15am
Siquijor longing
by Rycky Pilapil - June 29, 2014 - 12:00am
It’s unlike the islands of Boracay, Bantayan or Bohol where you can claim to have been once or twice and after the third time you get over it. Hence, you can just easily brush-off the thought of going back...
Looking Back
by Rycky Pilapil - May 7, 2014 - 12:00am
As we continue to celebrate the season of the sun, sand and splash, let me look back on the many celebrations, personal milestones and colourful events that graced the previous month.
Recalling the Sinulog Fun
by Rycky Pilapil - February 8, 2014 - 12:00am
For many, many years I had been absent in the Sinulog revelries. One reason for that, I thought it was only for the tourists. Another reason - the real one - was the string of events during the pre-Mardi Gras; it...
Deliciously December!
by Rycky Pilapil - January 18, 2014 - 12:00am
You have to admit while we joined the world for the whole month of November with all the volunteering efforts for our devastated brothers and sisters brought by Typhoon Yolanda, at the back our minds were: ...
October Oveload
by Rycky Pilapil - November 20, 2013 - 12:00am
Let me start this right: Continued support and unrelenting prayers we give and offer to our brothers and sisters greatly affected by the natural disasters that struck our islands recently.
Of Lions and Lionesses
by Rycky Pilapil - September 21, 2013 - 12:00am
It was only this month that I came to find out that I am surrounded by so many Leos!
It was sticky and sweet
by Rycky Pilapil - August 10, 2013 - 12:00am
And just like clock work, the second semester opens yet with another expected wet welcome brought by our still-never-get-used-to tropical climate. But hey, that doesn’t mean we let the rains dampen our spirits!...
June blackout
by Rycky Pilapil - July 13, 2013 - 12:00am
Picture this: After a night (or midday for that matter) of restless gallivanting, you awake the morning after with an absolute blank mind, with no recollection whatsoever of happened the previous evening.
The Marks of May
by Rycky Pilapil - June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
Whew! Just when I thought I could get out of last month’s overwhelming string of back-to-back events by skipping our annual fiesta celebration, nah! May 31st turned-out to be the best clincher of them all...
The names trusted
by Rycky Pilapil - April 13, 2013 - 12:00am
The evening turned out to be a blast from the past when musical performances dished out hits from the colorful decades of yesteryears.
Hail to the new Queen (of the WORLD)!
by Rycky Pilapil - November 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Final Question: What is one misconception of gay people that you would like to correct and why?
Love times three
by Rycky Pilapil - March 31, 2012 - 12:00am
NOT even Mo-ther Nature’s erratic conditions could dampen this celebration! The love and bliss exuded by the young couple were so infectious that even the guests never mind the effort of relocating from Chateau...
Another night of excellence
by Rycky Pilapil - March 24, 2012 - 12:00am
It was another night of top-notch excellence and honors as the Consumer's Choice Category Awards for Business Excellence  (CCCABE) Gawad Parangal sa Pilipinong Maagap presented its second run recognizing the...
Crimson revisited
by Rycky Pilapil - November 8, 2011 - 12:00am
As I walked the wooden  path in between atriums of greenery, I already felt a deep gasp that held on to my very soul.
Sweaty and Wet
by Rycky Pilapil - November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
Well, as this is my so-called comeback after a so- called hiatus, let me rewind and replay some of the noteworthy events of the past months.
Panorama: Living
by Rycky Pilapil - July 8, 2011 - 12:00am
A wide view, the horizon, vast vista, 360-degrees, scenic landscape, postcard perfect, soothing sight are just some words we associate when presented with the word panorama.
Honoring the most trusted
by Rycky Pilapil - April 2, 2011 - 12:00am
What becomes of a brand when it achieves the highest level of excellence?
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