Lifestyle

General money-saving tips and features to help you make better decisions and live a better life.

IKEA in the Philippines
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

IKEA In Manila: Fun Facts Every Filipino Shopper Must Know

IKEA is coming to the Philippines—in 2020.Southeast Asia Managing Director for IKEA Christian Rojkjaer announced that the Swedish furniture goliath will be under the operation of SM Prime Holdings Inc. in the Philippines, according to the Philippine Star.The...

Read more
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

10 Most Popular Shaved Ice Treats Around The World

The sweltering heat of the summer months spurs the search for ways to relax and cool down.In the streets of the Philippines, overheated Filipinos often keep an eye out for halo-halo, or shaved blocks of ice with a steel hand scraper, all to heave into a cup wi...

Read more
money matters dating relationship
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

The Modern Lover's Guide To Money Matters In Dating And Relationships

"Love will keep us alive,” or so the famous The Eagles song goes. However, you shouldn’t downplay the role that money plays in dating and relationships.While first dates are tense enough, money etiquette is another nerve-racking aspect of dating as there a...

Read more
Fast Food Spicy Chicken
Dino Mari Testa

Battle Of The Spicy Chicken: KFC, Jollibee, McDonald's, and Ministop

We’re calling it: 2018 is the year of the spicy fried chicken, with an arms race heating up between the largest fast food chains in the country.Currently, the colonel’s army of blazing hot birds reigns supreme, but of late, challengers to the throne have e...

Read more
Dfa Passport Appointment
Dino Mari Testa

DFA Announces Availability Of Slots For Online Passport Applicants From July To September 2018

Do you have plans to get a passport later this year? Good news: Slots are now open for passport applicants! Bad news: They are going FAST.According to a public advisory released by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on May 1, Filipinos on can book an appo...

Read more
Kristel Serran

5 Best Hotel Pools In Metro Manila For A Cool Escape This Summer

Those that live in a condo with a swimming pool are lucky. They have easy access to free dip n’ swim when the heat gets unbearable.For those who don’t have easy access to a cool escape in the city, the other option is for a staycation at hotels with swimmi...

Read more
Summer Business Ideas
Kristel Serran

8 Great Business Ideas For The Summer Of 2018

Let’s face it. There are only two ways to deal with this summer heat: Stay inside with the aircon on, or go on a trip to the mountains or beach.For those who want to stay in, either due to budget constraints or on those long lull weekends, you can earn some ...

Read more
avengers infinity war
Dino Mari Testa

If Your Officemates Were 'Avengers: Infinity War' Characters

Today, all roads lead to Avengers: Infinity War.The world will now get to witness what all the Marvel Cinematic Universe films have been building from the very beginning.Directed by the Russo Brothers, Infinity War will pit the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s su...

Read more
Best Travel Credit Cards In The Philippines 2018
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

6 Best Travel Credit Cards In The Philippines: 2018 Edition

Planning your dream vacation down to the last detail can be time-consuming. Luckily for frequent flyers based in the Philippines, we have access to the best travel credit cards to help us every step of the way.Booking tickets, making hotel reservations, and sh...

Read more
Ways to Mosquito-Proof Your Home
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Mosquito-Proof Your Home: 8 Ways To Do It Naturally

Sun's out, fun's out. And so are swarms of mosquitoes. But it's not really hard to find ways to mosquito-proof your home.In tropical countries like ours, it is a known fact that mosquitoes carry some of the world's deadliest diseases: dengue fever, yellow feve...

Read more