Café Breton: a spot of ‘France’ in Diliman

MANILA — Lucky for Kyusi (Quezon City) residents, the Diliman area has many good food choices — Maginhawa Street, Town Center, food stalls inside UP campus, and Krus na Ligas area. My friends and I recently visited U.P. Technohub and came across Cafe Breton. Initially, I thought it was just another ripoff version of French-themed…

Online Martial Law museum launched vs historical revisionism

MANILA — A team from Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) recently launched an interactive ‘online museum’ in their effort to educate the public on late Ferdinand Marcos’ reign as Philippine President and his implementation of Martial Lawwhich runs for another decade. Still in Beta versionthe site is easily accessible to everyone through any up-to-date internet…

Jomalig Island: Maldives of PH

MANILA — Located far off the eastern coast of Quezon province, Jomalig Island continuously  amuse every guest that will step on its pinkish sand and beautiful landscape. Not to mention its clear and blue waters, it’s undeniable that this island offers an amazing weekend getaway. To be honest, of all the beaches that I’ve been…

For love is like hiking and hiking is love

Love will always find a way to conquer doubts, fear, and hate. It strengthen knees on steep trails, it provides the freshest air and it will grasp you in every cliff. For love is like hiking and hiking is love. #BundokisPagibig — Gillian Gacuma

Beach camping experience at Playa la Caleta

MANILA — Summer is still far from reality and we just had the holiday breaks but for travelers like me, every weekend is always an opportunity to discover new destinations.  Located at the edge of  Morong, Bataan, Playa La Caleta is a rising beach destination that boast an amusing tropical scenery and clear sea waters abundant with diverse marine…

TEAM Mag & Blued launched first Filipino gay web series

MANILA — Blued and Philippines’ only gay magazine TEAM Magazine recently launched Hanging Out, a gay web series featuring  a twenty-something sketch artist, that becomes an accidental party-crasher when a Grindr hookup sends him to the wrong address. The awkwardness creeps in once everyone realizes the mistake. In an interview with CNN Philippines during the show’s premiere night,…

Camping at Mt. Ulap

MANILA — It’s no doubt that Mt. Ulap rose as a new hiking destination in upland north. Roofing at 1,846 MASL it peaks through the Lingayen gulf in Pangasinan in the west, Mt. Arayat in the south and the some of the famous Cordillera mountains on the east. Average temperature here ranges from 10 to 15…

Lady Gaga and Adele mashup that you need in your cold December nights

MANILA — Famous Pop star singer Lady Gaga recently released her much anticipated album Joanne, the 14 song list include her hit Million Reasons that recently debuted its official music video in YouTube.  Meanwhile YouTuber Andy Wu somehow finally found the perfect material that would meet Adele’s Someone Like You. Yes, they fit just perfectly.  So here…

Rizal’s Pinto Art Museum

MANILA — Located in the residential neighborhood of Grand Heights in  Antipolo City is Pinto Art Museum, you may have read it from someone’s post on Facebook or Instagram but a visit to this art haven will surely make you fall in love to Filipino contemporary creativity again. Filipino Contemporary Art in its core The museum…

Revamped Uber app expected to launch soon

MANILA — Ride sharing app Uber recently announced that the company will be launching a major revamp  on its app — the most significant update since 2012. In a media briefing and product demo earlier this week, The Verge cite that the new app is suppose to offer its rider and driver a much cleaner interface, less confusion around which…

LU’s halo-halo haven

LA UNION — The season of chasing waves is back with this year’s Surfing Break. Attracting varied markets from college students on semestral break to families and buddies with interest in surfing. Plain sports spectators are welcomed too.   If there is one thing that I love about the coastal heat, it’s not the vibe…

Spoon meets paint brush at Negative Space

MANILA– As a foodie, sometimes the hottest thing to try at new restaurants in the city isn’t on the menu: It’s a side of art in it. Combining art and food makes sense. While dining, for once people have that rare luxury of time to appreciate their surroundings, to take in the room and to…