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Tsaa Laya: Making Filipino Lives Better One Teabag at a Time

Tsaa Laya is a social enterprise that benefits Filipino communities by helping them make a business based on herbal tea thrive. It taps the...

How this Biologist/Mom is Saving the Earth by Breaking Habits

Ever since Kaila Ledesma-Trebol was a little girl, she has been fascinated by the environment. She would marvel at its beauty and find art...

Lilianna Manahan: Playfully Animating Objects

If walls could talk, as the saying goes, then we’d probably learn a lot more about ourselves and the people around us. And yet,...

How a Banker Couple Keeps Their Financial Habits Simple

Three months. That is all that’s left before this young banker couple’s dream of moving into their very first home is finally realized. Like...
The Lure of Traveling Off the Grid

The Lure of Traveling Off the Grid

Experience Philippines is an unconventional travel group owned and run by the equally non-conformist Giancarlo Gallegos. Its main advocacy is for locals and tourists to...
Chef Francis Lim

Chef Francis Lim: Uplifting Classic Dishes

“Traditional recipes must be treated with respect,” says Chef Francis Lim. “You have to do them well first; then from there, you can innovate.” He...

From Junk Food to Pole Splits

Is it possible to turn a life around armed with just newfound passion? Christina Dy, founder of and instructor at Polecats Manila, did just...

Mitch Felipe-Mendoza on How to be Passionate About Fitness

Mitch Felipe-Mendoza was on the path of becoming a physical therapist when a chance encounter steered her towards another direction. “Though I was a...

Meet the designing couple behind Heima

When Heima opened its first branch in 2009, at the indie hub Cubao X, it was apparent to at least its early fans that...

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