Country guy at heart

Bai Hayde Quiñanola 08/19/2017

In a time when pop and rock when pop and rock and R&B take turns hitting the top of  the Billboard charts, it won’t come as a surprise if the industry would declare country music as “dead.” And just when…

Heart ‘n Seoul

Bai Hayde Quiñanola, Edd Buenaviaje, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/18/2017

Welcome to the country of K-drama, K-pop, and kimchi, where seasons are four and skincare regimens are to die for. Myeongdong, one of the primary shopping districts in Seoul, has a long stretch of beauty shops. Our…

Into the Blue

Bai Hayde Quiñanola 07/22/2017

ENJOY the present. Don’t try to break records. Relax and really experience freediving.” These were the words of multiple world record holder and two-time freediving world champion from France, Guillaume Néry, to guests at Freedive HQ in…

Raising the Bar

Bai Hayde Quiñanola, Edd Buenaviaje 07/15/2017

  AT FIVE feet and seven inches tall, Phil Simon Infantado can present Pencil, Bow and Arrow, Crucifix, and we’re not talking about a Bring-Me game. It’s the ultimate body-twisting, core-hardening, leg-gripping sports art that is Pole…

Lang Leav Poetry and Passion

Bai Hayde Quiñanola, Maria Niza Mariñas 07/01/2017

  CALL it buttonhole poetry, the type that’s shamelessly moored with mush and endless giggles in the circle. Lovebirds and hopeless romantics have pieces to share as well—a line or two that seem to speak to them.…

Structure and Sensuality

Bai Hayde Quiñanola 06/06/2017

IN THE fashion world where style reigns supreme above all else, Ricardo Preto just got the exceptional vision and the aesthetics for the fast-paced cosmopolitan lifestyle that is 21st century. The fashion designer hailing from Lisbon, Portugal…

SARAH MAE ENCLONA-HENDERSON: Frankly Feminine

Apple Ta-as, Bai Hayde Quiñanola 03/04/2017

Women’s societal roles have varied since the old days up until the present. Even if their achievements go back a long way, society didn’t start recognizing women pioneers and their contributions until the modern era. In celebration…

Eats meets West Culinary Festival

Bai Hayde Quiñanola 01/13/2017

THERE’s a comical brilliance in blissfully stuffing sorts of food into your mouth at a culinary festival because as the tummy expands, well, so does the palate. Cebu is home to many cultures and flavors, and once…

Gift ideas for the last-minute gifter

Bai Hayde Quiñanola, Hayde Quiñanola 12/22/2016

ONCE in a while during the holidays, we come across people who hand over presents that are individually wrapped in a box, and each hand-signed with a personal dedication enough to know they began working on them…

A Literary Elite

Bai Hayde Quiñanola 11/08/2015

This   is probably not the first time you heard about Kiera Cass’ Philippine book tour. To some, this may not even be the first time you got to breathe the same air with her and a…

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