Category: MJ Toledo

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Travel & Heritage

An avid surfer with a passion for Travel and History, MJ specializes in Travel news and cultural guides to help others explore and learn about Asia. She graduated with a Mass Communication degree and has also worked as a TV anchor for PTV. She has previously written for Tech Times, Traveler’s Today, and local newspapers.  Find her on the beach plotting for the big waves when she is not writing.

The Truth about Graduation from Marriage

Asians are changing the way they view marriage, and more couples are now starting to use the term “graduation of marriage” constantly. For some, it’s the only way they can enjoy their freedom. But what does this controversial practice specifically entail?

Top 5 Bars in Asia 2020 Edition

50 Best has just released its Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020 List. The publication intends to give the bars and their respective teams’ recognition for their hard work. It also aims to give positivity to the bar industry as establishments begin to open following the pandemic.

Finding Magic Mushrooms in Asia

If you’re an adventurous traveler, you’re probably curious if you can find magic mushrooms anywhere in Asia. Mushrooms that contain the compound psilocybin are quite common in this continent. Take a look at some places where you can find them.

Chinese Drama ‘Hunting’ Dominates Southeast Asia

This quarantine, you may have a crazy amount of time on your hands. If you are looking for ways to fill your days, we’ve got a solution for you. Chinese TV drama Hunting has become a fan-favorite in Southeast Asia and is the next show you’d want to binge-watch.

Luxury’s Biggest Names Stepping Up to Combat COVID-19 Crisis

The novel coronavirus has affected every single industry, and fashion is not an exception. As major stores close and events are canceled, luxury retailers have not forgotten their corporate responsibilities. Now, they are stepping up to lead the fight against COVID-19.

Top Things to do in Bintan Island, Indonesia

If you love beaches, mountains, and culture, Bintan Island should be on top of your list. This breathtaking destination is filled with so many treasures and surprises that will leave you wanting more.

Cubo: World’s Smartest AI Baby Monitor

Parenting is now made easier thanks to the Cubo AI baby monitor which lets parents check on their baby using an app in real time. The product also boasts other amazing features that would solve the woes of many first-time parents.

The Shop YOHJI YAMAMOTO Will Now Carry Main Line & Brands

One of the leading Japanese designers Yohji Yamamoto is finally launching The Shop Yohji Yamamoto, his web store that will carry all his brand labels. The Tokyo and Paris-based designer is best known for his unique tailoring featuring traditional Japanese aesthetics.

Get to Know Natsuko Shoji of Été, Asia’s Best Pastry Chef

Since the start of her culinary career, Natsuko Shoji has been stunning her guests with flavor, presentation, and exclusive experience. Her creations will make you rethink everything you know about decadent dessert. Find out why the chef behind Été was hailed as Asia’s Best Pastry Chef.

This AR App Lets You DRNK Your Heart Out

The fusion of drinking liquors and augmented reality is not new. But for the first time, an app called DRNK AR is elevating this creative experience to improve sales of beer, wine, and spirit brands. 

The Origin of Pinky Swear is Darker than You Think

Do you know what’s the most popular gesture that symbolizes an unbreakable vow? That’s right, a pinky swear! This global practice is something both kids and adults take seriously. It turns out, the history behind pinky promise is quite bloody.

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