Tanya T. Lara
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The luxury of lakeside living
by Tanya T. Lara - July 7, 2018 - 12:00am
When people are asked of their ideal places to live, the answer is always “by the water.” There is something about waterside living that is just so serene, relaxing and luxurious, and yet the water also...
Caliraya’s self-sustaining & most famous lake house
by Tanya T. Lara - July 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The couple first discovered Lake Caliraya over 18 years ago.
Kevin Tan sees merging of malls, e-commerce and tourism
by Tanya T. Lara - July 4, 2018 - 12:00am
The youngest tycoon in the country heading a conglomerate this size, Kevin Tan just opened Festive Walk Mall in Iloilo and says they have found the right template to stay relevant despite online shopping.
Cathay Pacific flies cleaner, further with the new A350-1000
by Tanya T. Lara - June 24, 2018 - 12:00am
An Airbus takes off or lands every 1.4 seconds.
Are your fans Big Ass?
by Tanya T. Lara - June 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Yes, that’s really the name of these electric fans: Big Ass Fans.
Nedy Tantoco: Rustan’s scales mountains to bring our very own into the mainstream
by Tanya T. Lara - June 10, 2018 - 12:00am
At the recent launching of “Celebrating the Finest of the Philippines,” Rustan’s chairman Nedy Tantoco wore a beautiful carabao horn and bone necklace by Silnag of Benguet.
Herme?s Cape Cod is all about nuances & subtle discoveries
by Tanya T. Lara - May 27, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s all about shapes, and for the Herme?s Cape Cod watch, designer Henri d’Origny was asked to imagine a square watch. There was only one problem: he preferred rectangular ones.
Great design sometimes begins with rubbish
by Tanya T. Lara - May 26, 2018 - 12:00am
It started with a trashcan.
What’s up, Iloilo? Mangoes, islands, & the new Courtyard by Marriott
by Tanya T. Lara - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
You know you’re in Iloilo when, at a poolside cocktail party in a new hotel, they’re not just serving margaritas and mojitos but also batchoy soup in small cups.
Manny Villar is changing the game in retail
by Tanya T. Lara - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
At first, he just wanted a coffee shop where he could hold meetings with his company’s executives, but he found these places too plain and cookie cutter.
Indoor or outdoor, it’s a blue summer with Pottery Barn
by Tanya T. Lara - May 19, 2018 - 12:00am
There are some scents that bring back memories of occasions or moments that are important in our lives: a certain perfume, the scent of ripe mangoes or the sea.
Inspired by travel
by Tanya T. Lara - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Cathay Pacific ambassadors Gaita Fores, Chris Tiu, Liz Uy and Amina Aranaz lead a ‘Life Well Travelled.’
20 finds at Landers Superstore C5
by Tanya T. Lara - May 5, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s Metro Manila east’s turn to have great shopping options as Landers Superstore ArcoVia City opened last April 22. Located at C5 — on E. Rodriguez Jr. Avenue in Ugong, Pasig City — it’s...
Symphony of the Seas: Now sailing for adventure
by Tanya T. Lara - April 29, 2018 - 12:00am
When they said it’s like a floating city, they weren’t kidding.
The ‘Innkeeper’ is taking Henry Hotel to Mactan & Panglao
by Tanya T. Lara - April 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Hanky Lee likes to call himself the “innkeeper” of The Henry Hotel. With his black-rimmed glasses and boutonniére on his jacket lapel, he cuts a dapper figure and exudes positive vibes.
Landers opens in Alabang West
by Tanya T. Lara - April 14, 2018 - 12:00am
You know something’s afoot when people in the south are up early on a Saturday morning and it’s not a long weekend — no road trip to Tagaytay or a flight to catch at the airport.
The New Luxury at McKinley West
by Tanya T. Lara - March 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Imagine waking up in a plush king-sized bed, stepping into a spacious bathroom with double sinks and glass-enclosed shower, and choosing your yoga outfit from a walk-in closet.
The curve appeal of Filigree’s Botanika Nature Residences
by Tanya T. Lara - March 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The tiered pools on the ground level of Tower 1  
Lights, camera, Actiu!
by Tanya T. Lara - March 24, 2018 - 12:00am
There are offices and then there are offices.
Outdoor grilling just got hotter
by Tanya T. Lara - March 10, 2018 - 12:00am
If you’re the type who likes to entertain friends outdoors —because everything tastes better grilled and al fresco and with a cold drink — you now have more reasons to plan those summer picnic...
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