3 Intramuros cafes for your mid-tour breaks

There’s much to do in the Walled City, so if you’re in need of a recharge in the form of food and drink, here are cafes you can check out

Dust off your ternos and top hats for this costumed tour around Intramuros

Instead of walking around, this tour will take you through the Walled City via tranvia—much like our fashionable ancestors before us

This 1920s home in San Juan wasn’t just restored—it was also transplanted

Casa Floria is an award-winning adaptive reuse project that maintains its historical charm, without sacrificing modern amenities

Dust off your ternos and top hats for this costumed tour around Intramuros

Instead of walking around, this tour will take you through the Walled City via tranvia—much like our fashionable ancestors before us

This 1920s home in San Juan wasn’t just restored—it was also transplanted

Casa Floria is an award-winning adaptive reuse project that maintains its historical charm, without sacrificing modern amenities

Cannes big winner ‘Triangle of Sadness’ starring Filipina actress Dolly de Leon to screen in PH soon

The international trailer for the Palme d’Or-winning film by Ruben Östlund just dropped. Pretty soon you can watch the full film here, too

Light therapy could be the answer to your sleep problems

Scientists have figured out how we can move our body clocks, and the answer is actually pretty simple

Quezon City is offering free mental health medication to its residents

Maintaining your mental health isn’t just difficult, it’s also expensive. Luckily, Quezon City is helping its residents shoulder some of the cost

Assembly Hall HereAfter cocktails
This cafe’s ‘admin office’ serves up mean cocktails

At HereAfter, you clock out from work then clock in to happy hour

Here’s how you can get rid of fruit flies once and for all

Getting rid of fruit flies, blessedly, isn’t rocket science. All you need are two ingredients you probably already have at home

Filipino languages, dialects, and a sense of identity

Languages and dialects are sometimes confused with one another—especially in a country as diverse as ours

EDITOR’S PICKS

Pio Abad’s latest exhibit reveals the ugliness behind the beauty of martial law

The London-based Filipino artist returns to talks about navigating the cognitive dissonance of our fraught understanding of history

Relearning one’s sense of place with filmmaker Shireen Seno

The filmmaker shares her path to self-discovery through learning about the in-betweens of being Filipino

Mich Dulce’s three-way terno is ready for your return to IRL socials

Consider this deconstructed Filipiniana when you’re booked for a face-to-face occasion that calls for something formal

a hand holding a woven basahan mat

Basahan makers in Payatas hope their P15 mats get same recognition, value as American design

Reacting to the viral Vogue feature of woven creations reminiscent of a basahan, mat makers are actually happy that people recognize their designs. But they also hope it will lead to bigger margins and possible government support

1000 peso bill 2022

Is the P1,000 bill redesign a front for historical erasure?

The three war heroes will be replaced by the Philippine eagle, prompting critics to ask if it is an attempt at collective forgetting of war atrocities

The good can get better, Pino and Pipino prove with their comeback

“You just know the food’s going to be good when you can already smell it through your face mask,” I tell my colleagues

Sky rises and sunsets: Outdoor dining with stunning views

If you want to catch the sunset or enjoy the city skyline with a drink in hand, these venues are worth the visit

SUSTAINABILITY
a hand holding a woven basahan mat

Basahan makers in Payatas hope their P15 mats get same recognition, value as American design

Reacting to the viral Vogue feature of woven creations reminiscent of a basahan, mat makers are actually happy that people recognize their designs. But they also hope it will lead to bigger margins and possible government support

VIDEOS

5 Chinese restaurants in Banawe, QC

Along Banawe in Quezon City, there are many restaurants that are institutions in themselves, serving Chinese and Filipino diners alike for years, if not decades. But at the same time, there are newcomers that may not be as steeped in tradition but just as enjoyable if not better.