‘Evening at the Embassy’ showcases PHL culture

‘Evening at the Embassy’ showcases PHL culture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Around sixty (60) young professionals of Metro DC gathered at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy for a fun-filled “Evening at the Embassy of the Philippines”, that featured Filipino music, art, and cuisine on 29 September 2016. “Tonight’s special event is just one of the many ways by which we built on […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
World Tourism Day 2016 emphasizes accessible tourism for all

World Tourism Day 2016 emphasizes accessible tourism for all

BANGKOK  (PNA/Xinhua) – Participants of the World Tourism Day 2016, which was held in Thai capital Bangkok Tuesday, called for more accessible tourism for everyone, especially those with disabilities and senior citizens. The host country Thailand also promised to improve its tourism accessibility soon. The event this year, under the theme “Tourism for all- Promoting […]

03.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, World News ·
UN to host first conference on wine tourism in Georgia

UN to host first conference on wine tourism in Georgia

For the first edition of a UN-organized conference on wine tourism, leaders will gather in the cradle of winemaking next week to discuss the burgeoning industry and its importance in local heritage. It’s a strategic and significant decision to hold the first edition of the UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism in the South Caucasus […]

04.09.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Luxury house Bulgari to showcase heritage collection as part of exclusive Australian exhibition

Luxury house Bulgari to showcase heritage collection as part of exclusive Australian exhibition

Luxury jewelry brand Bulgari is set to showcase some of its spectacular heritage collection, worn by the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Grace Kelly, and Sophia Loren, as part of an exclusive new exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia. The exhibit, titled “Italian Jewels: Bulgari Style,” will run from September 30 to January 29, […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Britain’s Prince Charles frets about future of French cheese

Britain’s Prince Charles frets about future of French cheese

(Paris-AFP) – Britain’s Prince Charles said Monday he feared for the very existence of traditional French cheeses as he received a prize in Paris for his long-term commitment to organic farming. Having spoken earlier at the opening of the key UN climate talks outside Paris, the heir to the throne was awarded the Francois Rabelais […]

02.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Food & Dining, International Stars ·
Asia Society presents Filipino Design Now: Filipino heritage through the eyes of celebrated designers

Asia Society presents Filipino Design Now: Filipino heritage through the eyes of celebrated designers

Asia Society presents Filipino Design Now, a special showcase of top Filipino designers. This special display coincides with Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms, an exhibition of over 100 spectacular works of gold from the 10th to 13th century, highlighting the creativity, prosperity and cultural connections of the precolonial period. Asia Society celebrates the artistic […]

09.09.2015 · Filled under: Art, Asian News, Beauty & Style ·
Old friends reunite for Chloé’s new Fall / Winter 15 campaign

Old friends reunite for Chloé’s new Fall / Winter 15 campaign

(Relaxnews) – Chloé is celebrating friendship this autumn with its new Fall-Winter 2015 campaign. The French fashion house is paying homage to its heritage with the campaign, referencing the time in 1952 when founder Gaby Aghion borrowed her friend’s name to launch the brand. Starring friends and colleagues the Polish model Anja Rubik and German […]

31.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
Catanduanes Int’l Association 24th Anniversary and 9th Grand Reunion Aug. 7

Catanduanes Int’l Association 24th Anniversary and 9th Grand Reunion Aug. 7

The Catanduanes International Association (CIA), Inc. will celebrate its 24th Anniversary and 9th Grand Reunion on August 7 to 9, 2015 at the Hilton Hotel Pasadena, Los Angeles, CA.  This year’s festivities are being sponsored by Catanduanes USA(CAUSA)/LA Chapter. This 3-day event will be highlighted with “Western Style Night”, “Grand Gala Night Hollywood Style and “Mass and Picnic.” Be […]

19.05.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Ford debuts new 2016 Mustang packages

Ford debuts new 2016 Mustang packages

(Relaxnews) – Ford unveiled two new packages on Monday for the 2016 model of its iconic Mustang, which will bring back a few staples from its heritage. The “California Special” offers both coupe and convertible owners a myriad of add-ons like 19-inch aluminum wheels finished in black, hood and side racing stripes, leather trim with […]

11.05.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
US rockers Dead Daisies to make rare Cuba tour

US rockers Dead Daisies to make rare Cuba tour

(New York-AFP) – The Dead Daisies, featuring former members of Guns ‘n’ Roses, will tour Cuba this month in a first for a US rock band since the easing of decades of tensions. The hard rockers plan a week of recording sessions with local artists and other events in Havana culminating in a performance on […]

12.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Italy dominates survey of most romantic Valentine’s Day destinations

Italy dominates survey of most romantic Valentine’s Day destinations

(Relaxnews) – Venice has edged past Paris to top a survey of the most romantic places in the world, according to some of the world’s wealthiest travelers in advance of Valentine’s Day. In a survey conducted by luxury retail site VeryFirstTo, known for organizing outrageous, extravagant travel packages such as trips to every triple Michelin-starred […]

01.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Home & Garden, Online, Valentine's Day ·
Fil-Ams enjoy fun, exciting activities at 9th edition Ambassadors tour

Fil-Ams enjoy fun, exciting activities at 9th edition Ambassadors tour

By Manny V. Ilagan MANILA – Another ‘FUN’ homecoming full of exciting activities marked this year’s 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tour to the Philippines (ACGTDT). Despite the threat of Tropical Depression Inday brewing at the northeast of the Philippines area of responsibility, the 9th ACGTDT, held from July 28 to 31, was […]

17.08.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Relais & Chateaux hotels throwing 60th anniversary dinners worldwide

Relais & Chateaux hotels throwing 60th anniversary dinners worldwide

(Relaxnews) – To help Relais & Chateaux fete their 60th anniversary this year, some of the most luxurious member hotels, castles and manors will be hosting a series of special events and dinners around the world. The anniversary marks a milestone for the hotelier group, which now counts 520 members in 64 countries. From now […]

16.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Ritz-Carlton creates signature chocolate and orange cake

Ritz-Carlton creates signature chocolate and orange cake

(Relaxnews) – The Ritz-Carlton hotel has created a signature dessert that will become the edible symbol of the brand around the world. After a call was put out to the company’s network of hotels, 22 pastry chefs came up with different recipes in line with the mandate: to come up with a dessert that represented […]

11.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Videos ·
Cape Town’s concrete grain silos to be transformed into contemporary art museum

Cape Town’s concrete grain silos to be transformed into contemporary art museum

(Relaxnews) – South Africa is set to get a brand new contemporary art and design center in the form of a reimagined grain silo complex. The 1921 V&A Waterfront building in Cape Town consists of 42 concrete tubes 33 meters high, which facilitated the collection and storage of the country’s grain until the turn of […]

05.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment ·
Olympics: Party time as Sochi Games close

Olympics: Party time as Sochi Games close

(SOCHI-AFP) – Sochi let its hair down on Sunday at a rollicking end-of-games Olympic party celebrating Russia’s spirit and culture through the country’s rich heritage of music and art. The packed Fisht stadium on the Black Sea coast was in high spirits after the home nation earlier topped the medals table. In a light-hearted reference […]

23.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Offbeat, Sports & Recreation ·
Herrera, Hilfiger, Lim steal New York shows

Herrera, Hilfiger, Lim steal New York shows

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Carolina Herrera, Tommy Hilfiger and Phillip Lim dominated the catwalk on day five of New York Fashion Week, looking to the future and delving into heritage for inspiration. At 75, Herrera showed no sign of slowing down or wallowing in nostalgia, unveiling her 2014 fall/winter collection on Monday for the contemporary woman […]

12.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Museum wants UNESCO listing for German Father Christmas

Museum wants UNESCO listing for German Father Christmas

(BERLIN-AFP) – A German museum has applied for UNESCO heritage status for the country’s traditional Father Christmas, saying he is under threat from the cheery version of Santa Claus popularised globally by Coca-Cola. The German Christmas Museum’s director Felicitas Hoeptner argues today’s Santa Claus is based on a German gift-giver who meted out both treats […]

18.12.2013 · Filled under: Christmas, Destinations, Food & Dining, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
Kuala Lumpur & Manila 6 nights + air via Philippine Airlines From $1,699

Kuala Lumpur & Manila 6 nights + air via Philippine Airlines From $1,699

Malaysia and Philippines – Rich heritage & tropical paradise Experience Malaysia and the Philippines in a six-day trip to each country’s iconic scenery and natural wonders. In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, enjoy a tour that includes the National Monument, Independence Square (the heart of downtown Kuala Lumpur surrounded by impressive historical buildings), and a drive around […]

10.10.2013 · Filled under: Promotions ·
Comfort Foods Bring the Whole Family Together

Comfort Foods Bring the Whole Family Together

(Family Features) Few dishes have a way of pleasing taste buds and gathering the family together like comfort foods. It’s always best to have a repertoire of these classic, tried-and-true recipes on hand. Whether you prefer a creamy plate of macaroni and cheese or a steamy bowl of chicken noodle soup, nothing warms the senses […]

10.10.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Home & Garden ·
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