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100 days of quarantine: How I kept my lockdown meals healthy and exciting
by Chonx Tibajia - July 10, 2020 - 1:00pm
Everytime I open a fresh bottle of olive oil, I’m transported back to Doña Elena’s olive tree plantation in Priego de Córdoba, in Andalucia, Spain, where the best olive oils are made.
Franco Laurel shares private life at home
by Chonx Tibajia - May 15, 2020 - 12:00am
How quarantine time made their family connections stronger.
Mindfulness in quarantine: How to take care of your physical and mental wellness
by Chonx Tibajia - April 24, 2020 - 11:58am
Whether you’re on a home quarantine alone, with a loved one, or with your entire family, here are some self-care tips from Dr. Michele Alignay to make life under quarantine a little friendlier to the mind,...
Bangkok’s Songkran Festival is an LGBTQ party
by Chonx Tibajia - July 28, 2019 - 12:00am
“I’ve never seen so many gays in one place,” my gay friend said.
Solo act
by Chonx Tibajia - May 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Thirteen years an actor, Julia Barretto — now 22 — was born into celebrity and started following in the footsteps of her parents at age 10.
How not to freeze in Hokkaido
by Chonx Tibajia - March 10, 2019 - 12:00am
“Everything under 10 degrees feels just about the same, give or take wind chill,” a friend told me.
D1 Milano loves the ‘70s
by Chonx Tibajia - March 6, 2019 - 12:00am
If ‘70s fashion was a bit on the wild side, ‘70s watches were the opposite: think clean lines, flat dials and simple, unadorned straps that are unlike most watches today.
Here’s the best beachfront in Subic Bay
by Chonx Tibajia - March 3, 2019 - 12:00am
I have fond memories of Subic, being from Mabalacat, which is less than an hour away.
Self-care in the 21st century: Merz Aesthetics redefines the beauty journey
by Chonx Tibajia - February 28, 2019 - 12:33pm
As far back as the age of Cleopatra, women have been practicing various forms of self-care. Ancient Egyptians used Dead Sea salt, kohl and olive oil.
Ayala Land unveils Shinji Ohmaki, Olivia d’Aboville and Neal Oshima installations
by Chonx Tibajia - February 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Iron, LED lights and stainless steel sheets makeup up Japanese artist Shinji Ohmaki’s installation, “Gravity and Grace.”
Prosperity and happiness start in the Canton Road kitchen
by Chonx Tibajia - February 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Chinese or not, this one is a hard-and-fast rule of the universe: you make your own luck.
Prosperity and happiness start in the Canton Road kitchen
by Chonx Tibajia - February 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Chinese or not, this one is a hard-and-fast rule of the universe: you make your own luck.
New year, new spending habits
by Chonx Tibajia - January 31, 2019 - 5:00pm
The start of a new year is always a good time to reassess one’s spending habits.
From Colombo to Manila, Ministry of Crab takes us to church at Shangri-La at The Fort
by Chonx Tibajia - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Seafood worship is a real thing in island nations — Sri Lanka and the Philippines included.
Fitflop opens flagship store in SM Mall of Asia
by Chonx Tibajia - January 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Comfy platform slides aren’t the only reasons to enter a FitFlop store — the new 125-square-meter flagship store in the North Wing of SM Mall of Asia carries all new designs, including the Allegro Ballet...
The Philippines’ navel idea at 16th Venice Architecture Biennale
by Chonx Tibajia - December 29, 2018 - 12:00am
VENICE, Italy — The Filipino dish dinuguan was the star of Venice Architecture Biennale’s finissage this year.
What to give the beauty-obsessed
by Chonx Tibajia - December 14, 2018 - 12:00am
If you think getting gifts for a “beauty girl” is easy, think again.
Slinky metallics, party pastels and chili reds
by Chonx Tibajia - November 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Holiday dressing need not be the same old story year after year.
For the first time in forever: A magical Disney Christmas with Ayala
by Chonx Tibajia - November 6, 2018 - 12:00am
We're getting a magical Disney Christmas in Makati for the first time, thanks to Ayala Land.
Dyson the hairbender
by Chonx Tibajia - November 2, 2018 - 12:00am
To call Dyson an appliance company would be an injustice, as it has proven with each new product rollout that it operates on an entirely different plane.
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