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Akrotiri: A unique gastronomical experience!

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According to James Beard, Food is our common ground, a universal experience. With this being factored, we learn to socialize and learn more about different cultures because of food. With the same reason that us Filipinos have learned to embrace both local and foreign cuisines.

Just last week, I was honored to be invited to the gathering of the top local and lifestyle bloggers for a night of extremely appetizing modern dishes, in one of the newest restaurant here in the south.


Akrotiri is located at the G/F of Commerce Center Filinvest City in Alabang. Akrotiri introduced the unique Eurasian culinary concept. It reflects the Mediterranean classics with a combination of Asian taste which creates a new flavor and mouthwatering dishes. The menu was co-conceptualized by  Luca Maffei, an Italian chef with intricate taste to flavors and fusion.

Did You Know?

Akrotiri is a Greek term for a Peninsula. It is also an ancient village on the volcanic Greek island of  Santorini.

Akrotiri is a class…

SM Supermalls won a prestigious award in PH Best Brand Awards

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SM Supermalls has been part of the Filipinos daily lives. Groceries, clothes, shoes, toiletries, furniture and everything, these are all can be found in all SM Supermalls nationwide.

SM Supermalls was presented with the prestigious ‘Shopping Centre of the Year’ award in the first edition of the Philippines Best Brand Awards, at the recently concluded awarding ceremonies last June 8, held at Dusit Thani Hotel.


Accepting the award on behalf of SM Supermalls was its Chief Operating Officer Steven Tan. “We owe our success to our customers and partners who continue to support and trust the SM brand. This achievement motivates us to further innovate and to strive harder in bringing bigger and better activities and brands to the SM malls,” Tan said.

From its first shoe store in Carriedo, Manila, opened by Henry Sy, Sr. in 1958 – the SM brand has come a long way as it celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. From a one-store operation, the brand grew to provide people with a range of shoes …

Vern & Vernice Enciso, Vivo X21 is their secret for perfect photos

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To be a professional blogger or influencer you must have all the essential skills to make an impact in the blogging industry. Content writing skills will always be on the top list. Publishing a good content that can have a great value for your audience. Aside from your quality content, knowledge in social media marketing, patience, strong will and photo editing skill are required.

Editing photos nowadays are easier . People can do the editing in just one click using a smartphone device. It's easy now to have that perfect shot to add as a featured photo.

Vivo endorsers and blogger-sister Vern and Vernice Enciso revealed their secret for taking Instagram worthy photos at the  Bloggers United PH, co-presented by Vivo Philippines.

Vivo, is one of the fastest growing company behind the top notch smartphone in the country to date. Last June 22, Vivo launch its newest flasgship smartphone X21 with an In-Display Fingerprint scanner.

During their visit to the Vivo booth at the said well-a…

Tik Tok bares winners of its first “Talent ng Pilipino” Audition in PH

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Have you seen the latest online craze? This is the most downloaded app now in the world. Tiktok allows users to easily create a 15 minutes videos with a unique kind of effects that they can share to their friends and loved ones.

Tik Tok, the most downloaded iPhone app in the world, has announced the 15 “Most Talented Award” winners of its first-ever talent contest “Talent ng Pilipino” in the Philippines. The winners will receive Php20,000 each and will be invited to join Filipino stars Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber, who kicked off the talent contest, at the Meet & Greet Party in Robinsons Place Manila on June 24!


The top winners with the most likes respectively under each hashtag are:

#tunogngpilipino:
Chierald Tan - https://www.instagram.com/p/BkM1L1rHI_W/?taken-by=tiktok_philippines
Issey Miyake Parto - https://www.instagram.com/p/BkM1kypHsHE/?taken-by=tiktok_philippines
Norika Koketsu - https://www.instagram.com/p/BkM1sL2nsp5/?tagged=talentngpilipino
RC - https://www.instagra…

Shopee Partners with Leading Beauty Brands, Maybelline and Palmolive in Celebration of Women Empowerment

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Shopee partnered with the leading beauty brands Maybelline and Palmolive in celebration of women empowerment. Five Women's Right advocate shared their own personal journey and stories on how they overcame the society's beauty standards and gave tips, pieces of advice to encourage all Filipina women to do the same. 2013 Ms. World Megan Young together with KC Concepcion, and well-known blogger influencers Martha Jante, Kristine Roces and Helen Payawal, the women who advocate women empowerment graced the event.
Jane Lim, Director of Shopee Philippines, said, “Shopee’s Beauty Fair is a celebration of women and their success, and we are proud to partner Maybelline and Palmolive for this event - both leading beauty brands who share the same belief that women should be celebrated as they are. Beauty Fair was conceptualized as part of Shopee’s continued commitment to empowering Filipina across the country. We hope that this serves as an inspirational platform for more women to take a …

Vivo to introduce In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology in PH

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All of us are now Xcited to see and try the newest smartphone that will be released by Vivo, the new X21 that contains another pioneering feature that we'll surely love. Young global smartphone Vivo is all set to introduce in the Philippines its upcoming flagship smartphone, X21, that features the pioneering In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology.

Vivo Philippines will reveal all the details about the future of express unlocking technology on June 21 on their official website and social media pages with the #VivoX21LaunchPH.

Vivo is the world’s leading smartphone brand on In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology. At Mobile World Congress in Shanghai in 2017, the smartphone brand unveiled the industry’s first Vivo Under-Display Fingerprint Scanning Solution. Then at CES in 2018, Vivo revealed a ready-to-produce smartphone with the world’s first In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology, which preceded the release of the X21.

The upcoming X21 also boasts of an extraordinary …

The Blulane Hotel in Binondo, Manila

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When we hear Binondo, we usually think about the Filipino-Chinese community in Metro Manila that has been a melting pot of two different culture, making a destination to locals and  tourist that wanted to experience the fusion of  modern and traditional establishments.
Binondo is known as the world’s oldest Chinatown and, as such, is richly steeped in history and culture. Since it was established in 1594, it has always been a busy hub for commerce for the Filipino-Chinese community. The area has undergone several phases of modernization through the years with the opening of progressive establishments, but the essence of its old-world charm has remained intact with the eateries at the esteros, to the mom-and-pop shops that offer products ranging from lucky trinkets to traditional Chinese medicines.
The Blulane Hotel is the newly-opened hotel with a vibrant modern luxury ambiance. Its a 17-story building with 172 rooms. This hotel aims to cater to the needs of local guests, business tra…

Vivo X21 to arrive in the Philippines soon

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Getting more of what you expected is not only a good deal, this also adds value for what you paid for. Now, Vivo is unveiling the newest X Series which is designed to impress smartphone users with its great features and capability.

At the CES held early January this year, Vivo wowed the technology arena with an impressive breakthrough that will propel the smartphone industry in a futuristic, sci-fi reality.



Vivo, which is popular for pushing the boundaries in terms of innovation, is set to launch its first X series smartphone in the Philippines, the Vivo X21.

The new smartphone will feature an eXpress unlocking innovation complemented by other state-of-the-art offerings such as an extraordinary FullView™ Display which produces a more immersive mobile video-watching and gaming experience.



It will also have an eXceptional AI camera which creates vivid pictures whether in low-light or backlight situations. It will be paired with an eXtreme dual rear camera.



The new Vivo smartphone is al…