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

Película-Pelikula: Film Festival To Showcase Deeply Rooted Spanish-Philippine History

Spanish cinema has plenty to be proud of. From Pedro Almodóvar to Alejandro Amenábar, Spanish directors have won the film critics’ hearts and the appraisal of international audiences, with a handful of Oscars to top i...Read More

Saab Magalona On The Job: Having The Best Of Not Just Both Worlds

A wise man once said, “Follow your passion and you will never have to work a day in your life.” While that speaks so much truth, it’s easier said than done because it can be difficult to figure out ways on how to mix ...Read More

Hustle Cafe: Helping Out-Of-School Youths One Cup Of Coffee At A Time

The hustle and bustle of big Manila is hard to escape. Especially, when you are looking for a place to work. Sometimes a coffee place can provide that peace and quiet. More often, however, they don’t. – if you’r...Read More

Backstabber Productions: A 6-step guide to capturing that perfect moment

When the Be app unlocked its first neighbourhood last June, we also released our very first Manila video teaser. We admit, a little over a minute is too short to fully highlight what the app and Metro Manila has to of...Read More

Ben&Ben Makes Music Matters: A Step For The OPM Indie Scene

Manila is becoming the be-all-end-all for aspiring bands and musicians in the Philippines and the whole region. Any given night there are gigs scattered in various venues all over the city that help form the future of...Read More

LIST: Pista Ng Pelikulang Pilipino Winners Show Various Philippine Realities

The Filipino film industry is at the crossroad and thanks to the digital medium, making a film has come within reach of many aspiring directors, writers and producers. There are several Filipino indie movies excelling...Read More

From Farm To Table: Moxy’s Filipino Superfood Salad Is Redefining Healthy Eating

Serving healthy, high-quality cuisine in a fast-food setting is table stakes in Manila. But newly launched restaurant Moxy looks set to revolutionize the industry with the simple aim to provide ‘natural feel-good food...Read More

Dulo MNL: A safe haven for the artistically expressive

Located in the heart of the buzzing neighborhood of Makati’s Poblacion, Dulo MNL is a restaurant, bar-café and arts event space that strives to be the community’s creative hub. Managed by Alexa Arabejo and Rae L...Read More

Community Chat: Little India Healthy Cuisine in Quezon City

Eating healthy in Manila can be difficult. Look around and you’ll spot food parks, burger stands, and steakhouses corner after corner. Enter all-day breakfast and unconventional dessert trends, resisting temptation ha...Read More

Different Stares Present Future’s Past

Berlin is a city that celebrates open borders, but there is one place where the door often remains emphatically shut: Berghain. The electronic music mecca is famous not only for heavy industrial techno and sexual fant...Read More