Karaoke in the Philippines

British singer Sam Smith was blown away by a Filipino boy caught on video belting to his hit “Too Good at Goodbyes” on a karaoke machine. The singer turned out to be Carl Malone Montecido, a blind boy from Bacolod Cit... Read More

The Best Fringe Things To Do This Weekend

It’s a leap year, which means we get one more day than usual this month. That’s one more day to have fun! When you’re heading out this weekend, don’t miss out on Fringe! Check out the Be App an... Read More

Manila’s best Fringe show venues

National Arts Month in Manila is about to end but fret not! You’re not yet too late for the art party with shows, movies and exhibits running until this week. Make the remaining days count and check out these amazing ... Read More

10 shows to see at Fringe Manila 2020 this weekend!

Manila isn’t just a melting pot of cultures, it’s a melting pot of talent. From the city’s essential museums and art galleries to its best performing arts centers, there’s an abundance of talen... Read More

What to see at Fringe Manila 2020: Some things bold, some things nude, some things novel, and some taboo!

Boasting over 88 performances in over 16 venues, the Fringe Manila will once again be the talk of the arts world. For nearly six weeks (Feb 8 – Mar 15), the Philippine capital becomes home to comedy giants, magicians,... Read More

Manila’s most romantic restaurants

Shakespeare was onto something when he declared music the food of love. But, sometimes, food is the food of love – as seen in your #planBe of Manila’s best romantic restaurants. Looking for a classy joint for Valentin... Read More

7 Top Tips for a successful Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is approaching and whether we are in a relationship or not, this holiday is designed to remind us about love. But Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers, there are of course the love of your family and ... Read More

Binondo in Manila: A guide to food and culture of the world’s oldest Chinatown

Binondo in Manila is the oldest Chinatown in the world which was acknowledged in 1594 as permanent settlement of Chinese immigrants during the Spanish occupation. It has become the melting pot of almost all the commer... Read More

The Lunar New Year in Manila guide

It’s the year of the rat! For Lunar New Year (or Chinese New Year), Manila is going all out with festive events and dinners offering traditional dancing and performances–no matter what your take on the rodent is... Read More

Top 10 Facts about Chinese New Year

  1) The date varies. Chinese hold their new year celebrations between the 21st January and 20th February, depending on the Chinese lunar calendar; so although calendar years have a fixed start and end date, the ... Read More