A Taste Of The Exquisite Bohemian House Chicago

It's a Thursday night, a good friend's birthday, and was wondering where I can take her for a new restaurant experience. So I looked up a restaurant that will both suffice our starving tummies. And since I have a thing for some bohemian, I decided to try out Bohemian House - aka BOHO for dinner.  We got there and were welcomed by their manager; Daniel Bautista and their very nice host.   We made reservations for 7pm so we were able to get a table right away, which was awesome by the way. The interior design was pretty awesome. I...

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Discovering a Gem in Paranaque: Here’s Why You Should Visit The Common Space

In our Space, we support these core values: COMMUNITY. COWORK. CREATE. and COLLABORATE.   Most Filipinos who decide to work from home usually would need a fast Internet connection and a quiet and comfortable environment to work productively. But one thing that I'm sure we miss about working in a company is the day-to-day interaction with other people. As the saying goes, no man is an island. This is where coworking comes in. Coworking is defined by Google as the use of an office or other working environments by people who are self-employed or working for different employers, typically so as to share equipment, ideas,...

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Inflatable Island : Are You Ready For Summer?

Sunny days are here. Summertime is starting and everyone either in front of their airconditioners, electric fans, fanning themselves of eat ice cream to cure the heat that the weather is causing. Being a beach bum myself, I would usually opt to be in the water during times like this. So, when I discovered that the Inflatable Island is now in Olongapo, Philippines, I can't help but be ecstatic!   The Inflatable Island is the biggest floating playground in Asia. At 3,400 sqm, it's as big as 8 basketball courts put together side by side. It contains inflatables slides, towers, bridges,...

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Marina Town: A Whole Community in the Heart of Dumaguete!

Dumaguete City, the capital of Negros Oriental, is known as one of the best places to retire in the Philippines. (see: Top 5 Cities You Would Want to Retire In) But is Dumaguete ready for advanced city living? The Future Is Here! Filinvest, one of the country's most trusted real estate property developers, is the company behind this brilliant concept. Having 60 years of impressive portfolio, expertise, and experience, it is no surprise for them to develop such an idea as this. A Small Community in the City of Gentle People Dumaguete is dubbed as the City of Gentle People due to...

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4 Reasons Why You Should Try Tsoko Nut Batirol Now

Photo Credit: Tsoko Nut Batirol Facebook Page Tsoko Nut Batirol is worth a try. I thought this is just an ordinary cafe but I was wrong. It is an extraordinary cafe because of their well-known tsokolate drink called  "tsokolate ah" . The extra  lies in the creaminess and overall richness of the tsokolate. The method of preparation of this authentic chocolate drink uses "batirol"  which is a wooden beater that produces an authentic taste of chocolate. The best part is that the ingredients being used are home-grown and every sip patronizes our very own Filipino products. Aside from this signature...

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The Enchanting Garden of Sonya’s

Sonya’s Garden is a sight to behold. Every corner is Instagram-worthy. This is a haven for those who are fond of gardens. During my visit, I am not yet fond of plants and flower but I was in awe seeing those brightly colored blooms. For those who are not fond of gardens, this is a place where you can experience an ultimate relaxation by having a well-deserved massage. My bestfriend and I made a good spur of the moment decision when we visited the place. We just heard that it’s a nice place but when we were there, it exceeded...

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Finally! A Brain Fitbit That Improves Memory and Slows Down Mental Decline

The Senzeband and Memorie was developed by Neeuro, a company established by a group of entrepreneurs in 2013 who seek to positively impact the world of mental health and wellness. With this innovation, users are now able to keep track of their mental states when presented with a situation. Clients may now also sharpen their minds using the games designed specifically to develop their cognitive abilities.     The Senzeband is a non-invasive device designed like a headband. When worn, it is able to detect your brain waves and translate them into the app. Based on the readings it receives, the...

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Pastry Chefs/Bakers in Manila Who will Give you the Sugar Rush You Need

Hyperactivity, heightened excitement, a little buzz, and palpitations. Symptoms of a sugar rush or when you take in a copious amount of sugar. One would also feel the same if you see a really good looking person walk in front of you. Now, what happens if you have both at the same time? I scoured the metro for these men, pastry chefs and bakers, believe me, it was hard. Really damn hard. In this country, women dominate the baking scene. I was referred to them by friends. These pastry chefs and bakers are Filipino, they are smart, they are cute as...

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Traveling With A Purpose: Creating A Positive Impact To The Environment And The local People.

When on travel, we make an impact on everyone that we meet and every place that we visit. As a visitor we enter into their home, step into their soil, breathe air that comes from the plants they’ve grown, and see everything that is theirs. We sometimes even plunge into their ocean and eat their food, the local fish, vegetables, and fruits. Sure you pay them with money but in this case money is not a counterpart. These are only few of the most basic things we do when we travel and tend to ignore and not appreciate. So what...

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Building SHS classrooms Is the Bread and Butter of KAPANDESAL Coop’s Halad Concert

One of the Philippines' fastest growing multipurpose cooperatives, KAPANDESAL Coop (KMPC), has partnered with the Archdiocese of Cebu to initiate the first holy visit of Simala's Miraculous Image of Mama Mary at the 3-day Pagbisita-Halad concert starting tomorrow, 7th of October 2016. The concert dubbed as "It's All About Her: A Joyous Celebration of Faith and Thanksgiving" is organized not only to pay homage to the saint but also to raise Php 5 million to build classrooms for the Grade 11 and 12 students of the MMEA school of Lindogon, Sibonga. The students, according to KMPC CEO and co-founder Mary Ann Gonzales, are presently holding...

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10 Quotes that Will Unleash the Environmentalist In You

A human being is an environmentalist in nature. Our survival depends on the environment and its condition, therefore, it is only right that we act for the well-being of the environment. Ever thought about how the human race will be extinct? We are responsible for our own extinction unless we understand what the following quotes are telling us.   Mahatma Gandhi is the epitome of non-violence be it for man and nature. Progress should be a lot more nature friendly. Hubert Reeves is telling us that nothing is more important than taking care of nature, not even religion. A lot of...

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The Best Group and Family Friendly Hotel in Chicago

As a writer, it is always a joy for me to discover new places and share it with my readers. Being able to travel around the world is such a treat knowing that I get to share my knowledge with all of you. Last month, my family and I had to drive up to Chicago for a meeting at the Philippine Consulate General. It was a grueling 7-hour car ride with a four-year-old. Yeah.. Not that fun, but something that had to be done. Upon arriving in Chicago, I could feel James' blood pressure shoot up. The stress of one-way...

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