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February isn’t just the LOVE Month which is commercially celebrated in many parts of the world especially on Valentine’s Day. More importantly, February is officially the Heart Month, the month of the year to promote heart health care as well as to educate the public on the various heart diseases and the growing health concerns among Filipinos. It was in January 1973, by virtue of Proclamation No. 1096, when February every year was declared as Heart Month. The same proclamation stipulates that the Philippine Heart Association (PHA) is the lead agency of the annual celebration, with the Department of Health as partner. This year’s DOH’s Heart Month 2024 theme is: “Piliin ang Puso”. The PHA, together with PHA-Zamboanga Peninsula Chapter, commemorated Heart Month's 51st year in the Philippines with various activities in the city. With the theme, “Strengthening the Community: One Heart @ a Time,” a festive Heart Fair at the KCC Mall was held on February 16, 2024, featuring various acti

Regala Skycity Hotel: A dynamic place for an unforgettable stay

    The best way to revisit Hong Kong in the post pandemic is to stay at Regala Skycity Hotel while exploring Lantau Island and the rest of Hong Kong territories. Regal Hotels International which boasts of a rich heritage of hospitality facilities and grand services dating back to 1979, made the right move of launching Regala Hotels – a new and vibrant hospitality brand that provides a place for celebration and harmonious living. The first opening on February 2023 is Regala Skycity Hotel located at Hong Kong’s new SKYCITY hub. Our group of five media representatives from the Philippines, including celebrity influencer Ashley Ortega, had the opportunity to experience the charm and hospitality of Regala Skycity Hotel in November 2023.  And it was a blast!  Thanks to VFC Travel and Tours, who organized our four-day, fun-filled tour in Hong Kong. Truly, VFC is your very first choice and go-to expert for trips to Hong Kong and beyond. Lantau Island is home  is home Hong Kong Internation

Valentine Celebrations at The Manila Hotel

  Experience the finest French and Italian cuisine at the iconic Champagne Room with its exclusive Valentine’s Day set menu that will transport its guests to a world of romance and luxury. The specially crafted menu includes Lobster-Mango Delight Salad, Pan Fried Scallops on Pink Beetroot Risotto, Carrot Purple Yam Soup, choice of Oven Roasted Black Cod on Parmesan Asparagus or Filet Mignon Foie Gras in Red Wine Truffle Sauce for the main course, Delice Du Chocolate Sans Farine, Pomegranate Sorbet in Prosecco Float and Valentine French Macarons as dessert. Available for dinner from February 13 to 15, 2024. Meanwhile, lovers of Chinese cuisine can revel in Red Jade’s special set menus that promise a gastronomic adventure for couples and family alike. The menus showcase Roast Goose Hong Kong Style, Pan Fried Lamb Chops with Honey Red Wine Pepper Sauce, Steamed Sea Bass with Celery Sauce, Fried Red Brown Rice and Baby Abalone in Pumpkin Sauce, and Salted Egg Ice Cream, to name a few. Avai

Bambanti Festival 2024: Ettam Ngana Ta Isabela!

Human Bambantis.  IsabeleƱos show their exuberance selves despite the heat of the sun during the Bambanti Street Dance competition.                                            The welcome arc of Bambanti Festival 2024 ISABELA is raring to show its beauty, transformation, and achievements over the years to the Filipinos and the rest of the world. For Bambanti Festival 2024, the Queen Province of the North proudly invites visitors to explore, experience, and embrace the charm of the largest province on this side of the Cagayan Valley. This year, the festival coined a tourism tagline, Ybanag’s Ettam ngana ta Isabela , which translates to “Tara na sa Isabela!'' or “Let’s go to Isabela!''. Our 10-hour drive from Manila to Cauayan City where our group of 28 national media and content creators/social media influencers from Manila would be stationed is all worth it. Refreshing views of the province’s agricultural nature confirmed the area’s bounty – as the country’s Corn Cap