"For out of what we live and we believe, our lives become the stories that we weave." - Once on This Island

Travel Idea: Top beaches in Hawaii

One of the destinations included in most Filipinos’ bucket list is Hawaii, with its tropical climate, rugged and volcanic landscape, and endless stretch of beaches. That is not to mention…

Third time’s the charm in Boracay

We went to Boracay for the third time exactly a day after it made headlines for being hailed as the best island in the world by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine…

Journey through Gloom: Thoughts on Dark Tourism

There’s something about the dark and gruesome that most people find fascinating. We all love the feeling of suspense and thrill, sometimes even beyond the threshold of our tolerance. Oftentimes,…

Weekends at EDSA Shangri-La Hotel

The five-star EDSA Shangri-La Hotel is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the Mandaluyong City skyline. The first Shangri-La in the Philippines, it began to welcome guests in 1992 and built its reputation throughout the years…