Author Archives: Rover Jones

Events at Megaworld’s Malls Celebrate the Spirit of Fun for the Holidays

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by Kyla Camille | Megaworld’s malls and townships kick-off the fun and excitement for the Christmas holidays with various events lined up for the second half of December. With most classes ending for the anticipated Christmas vacation, let’s see what will keep you guys busy… MCKINLEY HILL SPECTACLES OF LIGHTS: Watch the fireworks display every Saturday and Sunday at Venice ...

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Gourmet Treats and Delicacies Galore for Christmas at Twin Lakes Tagaytay

Delicacies from Amira’s Buco Tart Haus

The Holiday rush is now in full swing and it could only mean one thing – tis’ the season for gift giving. And one way you can melt your loved ones’ heart is by warming their tummies. These gift ideas from Tagaytay Twin Lakes will surely guide you in sharing a merrier and more delectable Christmas to the people you ...

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McKinley Hill: Where the World Unfolds

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McKinley Hill is a 50-hectare globally-inspired complete township community in Fort Bonifacio. It features Spanish and Italian architecture, bringing to Manila the spirit of the Mediterranean. Here, one will find structures reminiscent of renowned European landmarks, grandiose Venetian arts and design, and picturesque Florentine courtyards. Underneath its South European façade however, McKinley Hill proves to be a true melting pot ...

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Modern Twist to Local Dining in Singapore


A new generation of chefs is set on redefining Singapore cuisine with fresh cooking techniques, fusion flavours and innovative plating, yet with unmistakeably familiar flavours that strike a chord. Popular, local dishes are being reinvented, often with strikingly modern visual appeal, served up as classics on restaurant menus. This is Modern Singaporean cuisine, or “Mod-Sin”, as coined by well-known homegrown ...

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13 rules to remember when planning a trip to Dubai


via CheapFlights | Dubai is one of the more open and accommodating states of the United Arab Emirates – to an extent it has to be given the huge number of foreign workers. There are, however, a number of regulations that must be adhered to, particularly because you don’t want to inadvertently end up in a Dubai jail. Some rules may be ...

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Hong Kong souvenirs even the locals love (and where to find them!)


There are souvenirs aplenty at Hong Kong‘s ubiquitous markets – try Temple Street, the Ladies Market and Stanley for the more predictable tourist tat. But Hong Kong-inspired products are taken up a notch or two elsewhere in the city, and there are plenty of fun and quirky things to take home. For home-grown brands that draw on the city for inspiration, ...

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Fifteen Cool Tips for Living in Small Spaces


By Joanna Goddard | via CupOfJo | Erin Boyle of Reading My Tea Leaves and Gardenista and her husband live together in seriously small quarters—a 240-square-foot studio, to be exact. She agreed to share her surprising tips about how to make it work (and not drive each other crazy)… 1. Maximize your windows. Drape your windows in a way that allows ...

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Why we should be thanking China for slowing down


by Fen Sung | The recent perils of not understanding the Chinese stock market have taken centre stage, and meaningful economic data points have been ignored, says LGBR Capital’s Fen Sung. Images of farmers and housewives losing all their savings appearing on the internet, led to inaccurate fears of the dying Chinese consumer. In actual fact, less than 15% of ...

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