A Bella Returns: My Review of Belle De Jour Planner 2020

My love of planners was ignited more than ten years ago, courtesy of Belle de Jour. Back in 2007, I finally got tired of using the same old boring organizers (remember them?) when I chanced upon Belle De Jour’s 2008 planners at National Book Store. The first thing I noticed is how well-thought-of it was:…

GCash: PH’s mobile wallet of choice commits to 365,000 new trees in one year

GCash has already cemented itself as THE mobile wallet of choice in the Philippines. Constantly innovating, constantly providing new features that kept its loyal clientele and its competitors on its toes. For their latest innovation, GCash goes beyond providing financial solutions, introducing an exciting “green” feature on the app called GCash Forest, which lets subscribers…

Innovation meets creativity with the new Oppo Reno Series

In a highly-anticipated launch celebrated by Filipino creatives, trendsetters and tastemakers, OPPO Philippines officially introduced to the market their Reno series – comprised OPPO Reno and the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom. Because smartphones nowadays go beyond sending messages, taking calls and even surfing the internet; and has, in fact, become literal extensions of our individuality and…

24 Beauties vie for Ms. Makati 2019 crown

As a long-time resident of Makati, the city where I was born and bred – I couldn’t think of any other city where I want to spend the rest of my life. Makati City, the country’s central business district and a prime location,  is the hub for leisure, entertainment, and commerce. With the leadership of…

Why Happiness is something not easily defined in black and white

According to the recent results of the United Nations’ annual World Happiness Report, the Philippines is the 69th happiest country in the world – up to two places from its recent ranking of 71st.  Good ol’ PH was also ranked third happiest compared to its Asian neighbors, Singapore (at 34th place) and Thailand (at 52nd)….