I’M Hotel Makati : 5 things to love

Standing tall at 34 storeys, I'M Hotel is the latest luxury property to grace Makati City's ever-changing skyline. It is located at the corner of Makati and Kalayaan avenues, in the happening district of Barangay Poblacion where all these hip bars and restos are rising too. From the busy street, you can't miss I'M Hotel's huge lit sign at the lobby which is unique and eye-catching. I was recently invited to try this hotel which has 434 guest rooms of five-star quality, with an in-house Onsen Spa at 3,800 square meters that's touted to be the biggest in the ... Continue Reading...

Prevent ‘eyeritation’ with Eye Mo!

Eye Mo is one of those trusted brands which has entered the common lexicon. It's like Frigidaire for refrigerator or Xerox for photocopying. When it comes to soothing tired or irritated eyes, Eye Mo is the first thing that comes to mind. We didn't even notice it faded out of the local market for a while. And now it's back with a vengeance through a tie-up between LF Asia Philippines Inc. and Combiphar, a multinational healthcare company based in Indonesia. There are two variants now available in the market. Eye Mo Red Eyes Formula contains Tetrahydrozoline HCI ... Continue Reading...

Annam Noodle Bar opens in Resorts World Manila, offers new menu items

It's been almost a year since Annam Noodle Bar - our favorite go-to fix for Vietnamese food in Manila - opened in Eastwood City. See my intro blog post here. I haven't really visited again since the location is far from where we live. Imagine my relief when I learned that Annam was opening in Resorts World Manila which is less than 30 minutes away from home. I was suddenly salivating for all the pho and banh mi I missed! :) The new Annam Noodle Bar branch is quite airy. We rather liked sitting outside and enjoy the spot overlooking the Resorts World atrium on the ... Continue Reading...

Finding the right replacement shake for you

If you find you don’t have the energy or time to prepare three full meals a day then you need to consider meal replacement diet shakes. Here’s a look at how to find the best meal replacement shake for you. What is a Meal Replacement Shake? The first thing that needs to be said about the meal replacement shake is that it’s not another word for a protein shake. These are two entirely different products. A meal replacement shakes contains a healthy balance of protein, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. They are designed to give you all of the ... Continue Reading...

Chic ways to wear your Converse sneakers in Face-Off #OOTD 2017

Face-Off #OOTD organized by Inquirer Lifestyle and LOOKBook at the Shang-ri La Plaza Mall last week was definitely one of the most enjoyable, anticipated fashion shows of the year. It featured the couture heavyweights back to back with upcoming designers and gave us a preview of where Philippine fashion is headed. Verdict: it's all looking good! Anyway, we enjoyed the show because of its casual, easygoing tone. We can actually imagine wearing the outfits on a broad range of occasions. Thanks to prime sponsor Converse Philippines who gave the crowd lots of ideas on ... Continue Reading...