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Opinion: A Boracay Resident’s Perspective

An Island Resident Speaks Out for the Boracay Community How will I feed my family? How am I able to send my kids to school? Am I able to easily find work that will match my skills? Do I have to move my family away from Boracay, to another place and start a new life?

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Boracay Rehabilitation and Possible Temporary Closure: Hotel Sales and Marketing Association Weighs In

One of the hottest topics in the Philippines right now is the rehabilitation, and possible temporary closure of Boracay. The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), and Department of Tourism (DOT), have recommended a closure of Boracay Island from anywhere between two months to one year in

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Hotels That Go Green: How Your Hotel Can Be Eco-Friendly Too

The Kindergarten Principle of Going Green Saving the environment has been a day-to-day task imposed by people of authority.  As early as the primary school, teachers had been imparting to students the logic behind why water needs to be conserved, why burning garbage is toxic to the atmosphere, why smoking is not healthy, why walking

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Different Diet Programs Explained: Find Out Which One is Best For You

Diet programs are now the talk of the town.  You have people talking about how well Keto or Paleo worked for them and recommend others to look into it while one willingly falls into the trap of fads with misinformation and misconceptions. But how well does one really know these diets they delve into?  Apart

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February – A Whole Month of Love

Celebrating the month of February It is February once again and there are multiple occasions to celebrate in this compressed 28-day month.  There’s Chinese New year on the 16th, the EDSA Revolution anniversary (that sadly falls on a Sunday and therefore not a holiday), the start of Lent or Ash Wednesday. This last one coincides

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Manila Biennale Open City 2018 – Artists Invade Intramuros for the First Manila Biennale

Manila Biennale Open City 2018 For the first time in its 400 year history, a major artistic transformation is happening within the ancient walls of Intramuros. From February 3 to March 5, Manila’s walled city will exhibit works from dozens of local and overseas artists in the first ever “Manila Biennale”. Biennale – which literally

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Understanding Bitcoin: A Guide for Beginners

Here we go…explaining Bitcoin to beginners. Yes, you read that right. If you haven’t heard about Bitcoin at this point in time, that means you’re living in a cave (or any place without an internet connection). The whole world is abuzz with opinions and news about one of the most interesting inventions since compound interest!

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2018 Monthly Resolutions That Help the Environment

The start of the year usually ushers in a start of a whole set of everything.  A reboot for some, a new beginning for others, and a fresh start for many.  For the next 365 days, individuals are rethinking – if not thinking for the first time –and resetting their goals and objectives – personal,

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Muscle Money: Tricks to Empower Your Paycheck and Increase Income

Slugging it out from paycheck to paycheck? We’ve got some awesome tips on how you can empower your paycheck and increase income. Way back during the time of Italian mafias depicted in movies such as the Godfather, a certain concept of realization was very prominent for the earning individual; becoming a made man. When you’re

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Owning Your Cab: The Power of Ride Sharing

The Power of Ride Sharing Philippines: Thanks to the ridiculous speed of technology, businesses and industries are now being shaken by new-age approaches to giving people what they need. You want groceries? Order them online! You need a passport? Appointments can be made over the internet! You need a ride? Call for one on your

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