Author Archives: Rajo Laurel

SONA 2014!

The SONA or the State of the Nation Address means so much to many people.  In my world it simply means that we get to work. I am deeply grateful for this as it really ensures that my team has … Continue reading

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The House of Curiosities

I am so blessed to have the most talented and creative friends.  Perhaps on top of that list my friend Junie Rodriguez.  Each time I get an invitation to his home my heart flitters with excitement as he truly has … Continue reading

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Ariel Aid Couture!

I was recently invited to a really cool project called “ARIEL AID COUTURE”  It’s one of those projects that just has a “win-win” situation.  All you have to do is to show up on August 2 & 3 at  Glorietta Activity centre … Continue reading

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EG LOVES MB!

I love destination weddings.  There is really something very special about flying out for a dear friend and celebrating their love. I recently had the privilege of attending my friends wedding Eg and Monique in Hong Kong.  I really had … Continue reading

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Farewell dinner at THE TIVOLI!

There are spaces and places in your life that have been part of your memories. One such special place is The Tivoli at the Manadarin Oriental Manila.  After 38 years they are closing their doors on July 25 and I felt that … Continue reading

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BLACK BIRD take 2!

When I visited Black Bird for the first time I only had drinks as the menu was not fully released. I had the privilege of going back before they fully open to the public and to try out their food. … Continue reading

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THE ACTIVE SCHOOL!

My friend Aya Maceda is one incredibly talented woman!  She recently sent me an email (which I am attaching below) about her project building schools in BOHOL.  I think what she is doing is amazing and I want to spread … Continue reading

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Magical Marinduque!

I have always been afflicted with “wanderlust”  I would take every opportunity to escape and see what brand new adventure awaits. I have never been to the province of Marinduque so when my friends invited Nix and I we jumped … Continue reading

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Black Bird Preview!

Something exciting is about to happen in the world of dining in Manila!  From the men who brought you People’s Palace, Sala  and Sala bistro  comes Black Bird! I was privileged enough to have a preview of the restaurant and … Continue reading

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Thank you London!

On our last leg of our European adventure we had a  day  to decongest in London en route home.  This entry is all about that last day.  We lucked out in staying at the brand new Westin hotel which was … Continue reading

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