Cuaderno Fil-Mex Book Café: A Haven for Foodies and Book Lovers

My late night thoughts include one constant self-debate to find out what is better: the smell of good food or the smell of books. Squeezed in the middle of the bustling Estrada Street in Malate, Manila is a café-slash... Read More

Neighbourhood Focus: Everton Park is Singapore’s hidden little foodie enclave.

Very few of the original establishments in Everton Park still serve their initial purpose. It is amazing to see, that amidst the drastic cultural makeovers the neighbourhood had gone through, it still managed to keep ... Read More

Isobel Francisco: It’s your time to “Bloom”

The Bloom Arts Festival is a perfect combination of rush, bliss and delight, rooted in the most powerful form of connection – art. They say Filipinos were born martyrs and fighters but it is certain that creativ... Read More

Tof Zapanta: Helping Artists ‘Bloom’

“Doing it well beats doing it fast”, says painter, illustrator, designer and art director Tof Zapanta. These are wise words to live by, but most importantly it describes his passion to change the circumstances that en... Read More

Ida Anduyan: Getting The Best Of Both Worlds

Scroll through your Discover section on Instagram and get your eyes glued to photos of influential bloggers posing furiously in front of the Metro’s flashing lights and rapidly changing skyline.  Manila is of course c... Read More

the Be app – now available for Singapore!

In a little more than 50 years, Singapore transformed itself from a fledging island into a gleaming example of modernisation. It’s a metropolis brimming with enviable infrastructure and world-class financial services.... Read More