Friday March 22nd, 2019 • By lstamaria
Whether you’re moving up to college, or out into the real world, your graduation day is a victory. It marks not just the end of the school year, but also the fruit of your hard work and your family’s undying support, that’s why it’s definitely worth celebrating. A minor catch would be the long ceremonies and endless picture-taking. Nonetheless, they are all worth it, especially…
Tuesday March 19th, 2019 • By lstamaria
Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, representing over 750 hotels, resorts, and residences across the globe, just announced the winners of their first I Prefer Members’ Choice Awards, and we are more than thrilled to share that Discovery Suites bagged an award!
I Prefer is Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ global points-based guest loyalty program for independent hotels. With over three million members, it is…
Friday March 1st, 2019 • By lstamaria
When you say 22 Prime, you know it’s good food. What makes this well-acclaimed restaurant’s dishes so special is that unique twist that takes your taste buds for a gastronomic ride, and Executive Chef Gerwin Bailon sees to just that as he rolls out a selection of new curated dishes that will surely capture your appetites, and we bet, your hearts. Take a look!
Duck Confit Croquette…
Friday February 22nd, 2019 • By lstamaria
In the Philippines, a girl’s 18th birthday is a grand celebration. As she officially enters womanhood, her friends and family all come together to mark this milestone. Debuts used to be a classic formal gathering with the basics: a fancy ballgown, 18 roses, and a lavish feast. Today, this traditional event has branched out into countless forms. After all, a debutante would prefer a theme that best fits her…
Monday February 18th, 2019 • By lstamaria
January was a long, long month, but February is the exact opposite. With only 28 days on the calendar, Valentine’s and 2 other holidays make time fly seemingly faster. Chinese New Year and Valentine’s may have passed but we’re still in for the EDSA Revolution Anniversary, that happens to fall on a Monday and thus will be a long weekend for us to make the most of…
Wednesday February 13th, 2019 • By lstamaria
Time flies when you’re having fun. True enough, we didn’t realize it’s been 19 years since we started doing what we love– welcoming friends and visitors with open arms to the home that we built once upon a time. Some guests have stayed for a night, some for a week, a month, and some even for years, and each one of them have been an addition to…
Thursday February 7th, 2019 • By lstamaria
It’s the most romantic time of the year and everyone’s calling dibs on table reservations in fancy restaurants, bouquets of blood red roses, and all the typical cliche Valentine’s things. Valentine’s happens every year though, and we have to admit we’d very much like to do something new, or at the very least add a little twist to the classic Valentine’s date night. Here…
Thursday January 31st, 2019 • By lstamaria
We don’t have to be Chinese by blood to look forward to Chinese New Year. Aside from the extra holiday everyone gets to enjoy, there are a many things to love about Chinese New Year and here are some, to name a few.
Fun fact: It is called nián gāo in Mandarin, which directly translates to two meanings “sticky cake” and “a higher year.” These…
Monday January 14th, 2019 • By lstamaria
We all know what a good steak is– a luscious premium cut cooked as we please, our favorite sauce (or none at all), and some starch like pasta or potatoes on the side to seal the meal. Don’t get us wrong, we’re all for good steak! What do you say though, if we spice things up a little? We bet this new steak dish is like no other…
Monday January 7th, 2019 • By lstamaria
In the Philippines, the holidays do not end until the next occasion that is Valentine’s. By January, many of us still have a number of gatherings to attend, plus an evident hangover from all the merrymaking and relaxation. No need to switch your holiday mode off just yet, because here are a couple of things you can enjoy before bidding the holidays goodbye.
1. Clearance Sale
Now that Christmas…