3rd Time in Manila for Maroon 5

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    Next month, Maroon 5 returns to Manila for the 3rd time. I got to watch Maroon 5’s first concert here in Manila in 2008 at the Araneta Coliseum. It was such a thrill to see and hear them live, performing hits like She Will Be Loved and This Love from their debut album Songs About Jane. I wasn’t… Read more »

Be at Il Terrazzo

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  UPDATE (09August): Activities scheduled for this weekend will be re-scheduled. New dates TBA.   A rainy day makes you want to just stay at home and sleep the day away.  But what if that rainy day stretches into a week or two, like this freaky weather we currently have in Manila? You’d get bored to death and be depressed staying… Read more »

Elevating the Customer Experience at the NRCE and Stores Asia Expo

Ours being a nation of mall-going people and frequent shoppers, it would be interesting to know what retailers do to attract and retain customers. The upcoming National Retail Conference (NRCE) and Stores Asia Expo will happen simultaneously on August 9-10 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. Organized by the Philippine Retailers Association, the annual twin event will gather… Read more »

PHL360: Dive Into the Adventure

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PHL360 is an online reality show on Philippine travel. Eight backpackers from different backgrounds travel in pairs for an unknown adventure in different parts of the Philippine islands.  Each team must complete the assigned tasks for them to advance to the next phase of their trip. The travelers use their strength, creativity and charm to complete their tasks. I can’t… Read more »

Share the Joy of Reading

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There was always something to read at home. As far back as I can remember, my parents subscribed to Manila Bulletin (named Bulletin Today before) and Reader’s Digest. When I was a kid, various relatives and househelp who lived with our family at different periods would bring home Tagalog komiks, songhits (small magazine with song lyrics), entertainment magazines, sports magazines,… Read more »

Shop ‘Til You Drop at the Great Northern Sale

I try to go on the first day during any sale event to try to avoid the huge crowd on succeeding days. Of course, this Great Northern Sale being in SM North EDSA, a huge crowd should be expected even on the first day. So I did go yesterday, on the first day of the Great Northern Sale which runs… Read more »