Blood, sweat, and steel: the art of Wild Aranda
by Kara Ortiga - February 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Known as one of the best custom bike builders in the Philippines, Alfredo “Wild” Aranda will be given space at the upcoming Art Fair Philippines to showcase his mastery of metal.
United We Paddle
by Kara Ortiga - December 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The United Paddlers Club, a group of non-professional dragon boat rowers, took home gold medals at the 2018 Sarawak International Dragon Boat Regatta.
For All The Globetrotters
by Kara Ortiga - November 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The new Cherry Roam pocket Wi-Fi is inexpensive online access that travels with you anywhere in the world. Literally.
I am Jake: A survivor’s story
by Kara Ortiga - September 29, 2018 - 12:00am
My boobs were gone. I couldn’t believe it.
Adulting is hard
by Kara Ortiga - August 25, 2018 - 12:00am
I’ve come to learn that adulting doesn’t mean choosing Netflix over drinks on a Friday night — but acknowledging that we live in an environment that can be quite unkind, and learning how to accept...
Safe space
by Kara Ortiga - June 16, 2018 - 12:00am
While we’re still reeling from the inevitable demise of local print, there’s one magazine that continues to produce, and the breadth of its work is something that goes beyond the pages.
I’ve always wanted a gopro
by Kara Ortiga - May 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Ever since I first found out that this thing called a GoPro existed — I wanted it.
Paulina Luz Sotto: ‘I’m doing exactly what my dad suggested — to pursue my lolo’s legacy’
by Kara Ortiga - March 10, 2018 - 12:00am
While Paulina Luz Sotto moves at her own pace, away from the shadow of her father, showbiz icon Vic Sotto, he is always present in her art shows.
Blank Space
by Kara Ortiga - November 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Visual artist Jem Magbanua explores the art of landscapes and places, and how they interact with (human) nature.
The Art of Boredom
by Kara Ortiga - November 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
We rarely spend time doing absolutely nothing, and maybe we’ve also lost the ability to be inspired with nothing else but our own thoughts.
These four walls
by Kara Ortiga - October 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
There is a common statement often dropped whenever somebody mentions that he/she is from Mandaluyong — a city within Manila.
A seat in the lab of Gaggan Anand
by Kara Ortiga - October 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
What it’s like to dine in Gaggan, ranked No. 1 for three consecutive years among Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants — before they shut it down.
The ‘Hall of Fame’ of Filipino Artists
by Kara Ortiga - September 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
To paint a portrait of a person is a grueling task. How does one capture the subject in a way that truly encompasses the characteristic of the person?
Element Boutique Hotel: An oasis in the city
by Kara Ortiga - September 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
Viridian ivy leaves crawl along bookshelves, couples are sipping rosé by 3 p.m., ambient French music is drifting from the speakers, and the smell of freshly baked bread wafts across the room from the back...
The surprising revelations found in ‘Life of Kylie’
by Kara Ortiga - September 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
Girls live in a world where popularity, beauty, and confidence can be measured and equated to likes and shares, and that’s a tough race to be in.
The purposeless driven life
by Kara Ortiga - September 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
A show about the multiverse adventures of an alcoholic mad scientist and his grandson tackles political, scientific and even religious conventions — and then makes fun of it all by belittling everything we...
Millennials just love to wine
by Kara Ortiga - August 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
A wine newbie divulges her favorite bottles under P500.
Millennial obsessions
by Kara Ortiga - July 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
I moved out of my house right before ghost month hit last year.
When the tide turns
by Kara Ortiga - July 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
There was a notable media outlet that ran a story a few months back gathering magazine editors at a roundtable, and asking them if “print still matters.”
Swatch honors the sexiest action hero of your life: Mom
by Kara Ortiga - May 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
Swatch celebrates Mother’s Day with a sweet pop-up display: a four-tier cake, adorned with carnation pink icing, and laced with blushing flowers made especially for Mom. You can find the magnanimous pastry...
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