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Press clippings of Sophia

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As a contributing writer in the features and lifestyle section of a Philippine magazine,
Sophia wrote about travel, design and lifestyle

AN EXCERPT FROM “CITIES OF LOVE”

Although approximately €3,000 are thrown into the Trevi fountain each day, a more romantic ritual is associated with a smaller fountain on its left side. Known as the “Small Fountain of Lovers,” it is believed to make those couples who drink from its waters remain faithful to each other forever. Rome may no longer be the capital of the world, but this enthralling city and its charming residents make it an unparalleled living museum.

AN EXCERPT FROM “HAPPINESS FOR SALE”

Whether a purchase is big or small, it remains a case-to-case basis. It highly depends on what kind of person you are, how much money you have, and how you spend your money. Although retail has become increasingly more complex throughout the years, from one-stop to one-click shopping, it can also be said that consumers have adapted and have become more discerning. Ultimately, shopping is a highly emotional process not for the faint of heart! read more

AN EXCERPT FROM “CROSSING THE BRIDGE”

Each turn revealed yet another magnificent silhouette — from thousand-year-old church domes and sky-high minarets to gleaming modern buildings. With palaces on hills, cars passing through a Roman aqueduct, churches next to mosques, behemoth oil tankers gliding through the Bosphorus, it was an undeniable feast for the senses. With Asia on one side and Europe on the other, Istanbul boasts of a cityscape unlike any other.