Month: February 2015

PUT YOUR FRESH FACE FORWARD WITH THE NEW POND’S PEARL CLEANSING GEL

Pond’s has always taken the lead when it comes to tried, tested, and true solutions in skincare. With the growingdemand for products that address specific skin types and provide solutions for varied beauty concerns, it is but natural for the number one face care brand in the Philippines to extensively study and develop new formulations …

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My new favourite tempura place in Tokyo is Tatsumi at the Palace Hotel

Yesterday in Tokyo, living a #Travelife, we had a long and leisurely lunch at the Tatsumi tempura restaurant of the Palace Hotel, widely acknowledged as the best hotel in Tokyo right now. The Palace Hotel has a very long history in Japan as a grand establishment with great restaurants and excellent service — not to …

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Chefs for Peace cook a four-course dinner to raise funds for the SAF 44

One month after the tragic deaths of SAF 44 in Mamaspano , Maguindanao, Filipino chefs unite with a tribute dinner to celebrate the lives of these fallen police officers. CHEFS FOR PEACE A tribute dinner February 25 at 7 PM   Chefs  Sau del Rosario Dino Datu Jackie Laudico  Tatung Sarthou  SIMPLE AND SIMPLY GOOD …

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A fancy French dinner in Tokyo with friends from Manila at Tokyo's best hotel.

With so many friends from Manila in Tokyo this week, I decided to organise a nice eight-course dinner for everyone at Crown, the fine dining French restaurant of the Palace Hotel. Palace Hotel is widely considered as Tokyo’s best hotel.  It’s also my personal favourite hotel in this city.  MY FAVOURITE HOTEL IN TOKYO It’s …

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Stopping in Japan on a snowy morning. And about the best outlet malls in Japan.

In Japan for a skiing and foodie trip from last Friday, with good friends from Manila, living a #Travelife, so far we’ve had good luck and lots of fun. And good food. In fact, tonight, we’ve booked a Michelin-starred French restaurant in Tokyo for everyone, and it happens to be one of my great favourites …

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A Holocaust story. And how top Nazi Martin Bormann helped save some Jews.

See you all at the #TRAVELIFE Magazine booth at TRAVEL EXPO at SMX this weekend. We’re giving away wonderful prizes. Booth #112, Hall 2, 2ND Floor.  ———————- So last night, in Manila living a #Travelife, there I was at the residence of the Ambassador of Israel for a dinner party to honour Holocaust survivors and their relatives …

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About the National Museum of Prague and about surviving the Holocaust

Tonight was a really interesting evening in my never-endingly eventful #Travelife. I was triple-booked, but I decided to just go to two events that I was really interested in. The first was an intimate cocktail reception at the gallery-like home of the Ambassador of the Czech Republic, full of lovely art. This party was to …

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Filipinos take the most selfies, according to Accor. They also take the most “food-fies,” which are selfies with food.

Taking photos to keep memories of their #Travelife alive has always been popular, but travellers from Asia Pacific are now taking holiday snaps to the next level. They’s revelling in “food-fies” or selfies with food. This reaffirms the importance of dining as an essential ingredient in any hotel stay, and suggests that travelers use food …

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