Lola’s Finests

By SOL VANZI It’s a great time to be old, to be appreciated for having lived through, and to be part of some of the most significant events in our country’s history. Today, more than ever, the young look back through the eyes of their elders, and in the process help preserve cultural traditions. Nowhere is […]

Afternoon tea: a teaser

By JULLIE Y. DAZA Tea party, not having anything to do with politics or the party-list system, is something like merienda, the afternoon delight that draws ladies to sit down for tea and sweets and conversation. As an English tradition that was highly popular during the Victorian era, afternoon tea comes with its own etiquette, how to pour tea from […]

Seasoning of Life

By MONICA ARANETA TIOSEJO A man and a woman meet for the first time, sparks fly, and so begins a timeless love story. From sweet nothings to spicy kisses, sour grapes to salty tears, bitter regrets, and everything in between—it’s a delicious read until there is nothing left to devour. You learn that two things […]

Perks of Getting Older

By ANGELA CASCO Age, though a mere number, can feel like a terrifying, ticking time bomb for many. “Stop this train,” many youngsters would say, quoting American singer-songwriter John Mayer in their desire to stay young and seemingly invincible. Growing old, however, try as we might to stop it, is inevitable. One will eventually start […]


By DEEDEE SIYTANGCO     A lie doesn’t become truth, wrong doesn’t become right, and evil doesn’t become good just because it’s accepted by a majority. —Booker T. Washington  On July 27, Cebu’s Bluewater Maribago resorts celebrated its 30th pearl anniversary in the hospitality industry, a celebration of thanksgiving for its travel partners, suppliers, and […]