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Say it again: Filipino is among the sexiest accents in the world

via ABS-CBN News – Bring out the hamen chis sandwiches, it’s time to celebrate. A survey by a travel website has confirmed what Filipinos already knew — we have one of the world’s sexiest accents. Big 7 Travel, which claims to be the “go-to resource for over 1.5 Read more »

Something new to see in the old Walled City – Museo de Intramuros

By Pia Ranada/rapler.com – Manila’s famous fortress city has something new to offer history buffs and travelers: Museo de Intramuros. The new museum will open its doors to the public on Thursday, May 2, with admission kept free for its first 6 months of operation. Operating hours are from 9 Read more »

Facebook launches Dating feature in the Philippines

via gmanetwork.com – Facebook has rolled out its Dating feature in 19 countries, including the Philippines. This in-app feature allows users to meet and start conversations with potential matches based on their preferences and interests. Charmaine Hung, Technical Program manager for Facebook Dating, said that they noticed that more Read more »

Cafe in the Philippines Now Uses Straws Made Out of Coconut Leaves to Cut Plastic Waste

By Ryan General/nextshark.com – A cafe in the Philippines has been earning praise online for using biodegradable straws made out of coconut leaves as a means of reducing plastic waste. The eco-friendly straws called lukay (local term for palm leaves) can be found in Cafe Editha, located in Dapa, Surigao Read more »

Starbucks Philippines to launch reusable cups, tumblers, straws

via rappler.com -Starbucks Philippines is going the greener route, just in time for Earth Day on April 22. After launching 4 new frappucino flavors for the summer, Starbucks has surprised customers yet again with its new sustainable collection of reusable hot and cold cups, tumblers, and straws, all available starting Read more »

Northern Blossom Flower Farm: Atok’s floral carpet

By Ivan Jim Layugan/rappler.com – Much like people who go to safaris for a genuine experience of the wild, some travelers have been flocking to gardens lately to see flora in its natural habitat. The Northern Blossom Flower Farm in Atok, Benguet, has been dominating social media for quite some Read more »