Lub d Hostel opens its doors in Makati! (Plus a staycation GIVEAWAY)

The hostel game-changer

Okay honestly – when I received and read the invite to check out a hostel, I thought twice. As a traveller, I value my privacy (I’ve tried room sharing but it isn’t always my preference), after a long day of visiting touristy sites I look forward to coming back to soft linen sheets, my own en-suite bathroom and cool air-conditioning. So to check out and stay in a hostel? I wasn’t sure but all of this changed when I visited my first Lub d branch.

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A Rentable Kitchen/Micro Event Space in Makati (with parking!)

Rentable Kitchen in Makati

It’s funny how when we plan barkada gatherings, one of the questions thats first asked is “Where do we eat??” My circle of friends are torn between restaurants (but we’d like to save up!) or houses (but who will host?) – we discovered something cool recently. Check out this post about the rentable kitchen/micro event space just in Makati!

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Manila’s Top Interior + Event Design House Celebrates Third Anniversary

Moss Manila Home: Manila Living, California Dreaming

In a world wherein everything needs to look “instagrammable” yet functional, this design house has everything nailed down. From their lovely furniture pieces and taking leadership in designing Manila’s most coveted events, Moss Manila Home knows what it takes to make beautiful, bold and eccentric pieces. Most recently, Moss Manila Home celebrated its Third Year Anniversary and the lifestyle brand brilliantly collaborated with three of their existing clients to create their own version of a Palm Springs-inspired furniture piece to complete the 10-piece collection.

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Ashark Club Grand Opening

Ashark Club | Roast Suckling Pig

Coming from a Chinese family (my dad is Chinese and my mom is Filipina), I’ve been exposed to a wide array of Asian dishes and topnotch Chinese cuisine. I was so excited when my friend Amy Peng shared to me that she, together with her husband, will be launching a premiere Chinese restaurant – Ashark Club!

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Shopping Tips For Your Next Divisoria Trip

Ford EcoSport Style Challenge

Growing up, my mom would always take us to visit my grand parents who lived in Sampaloc, Manila. As a treat, we would take a jeepney to Quiapo or Divisoria on weekends and that’s where the magic began. Divisoria is one of my most favorite places to shop! Aside from it being known to have very cheap finds, their pieces are also surprisingly up to date with what you currently see in retail stores. So when I was tapped by Ford Philippines to do a “Style Challenge” in Divisoria – I was like BRING IT.

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