The Philippines had just concluded its mid-term election. This was a particularly divisive election, much like the presidential election 3 years ago. The campaigns were filled with personal attacks against each other and many from both the administration to the opposition crossed some boundaries of decency in their attacks. This divisiveness spilled over even after […]
It has been 2 years since I last visited Baguio. It was the last time I was able to travel there with my mom and it was literally after that trip 2 years ago, that we found out my mom was sick. As my daughter aptly put it: Every firsts after amah/my mom’s passing still […]
For foodies travelling up north to Baguio, Foggy Mountain Cookhouse should be a familiar name. Chef Marianito “Babes” Reyes opened this wonderful place at the outskirts of Baguio city proper. It is located on the outskirts of Baguio City proper but nonetheless, it is quite easy to access specially via Waze. The alfresco dining area […]
Advanced Warning: Long blog with lots of photos Taipei City is the capital of Taiwan. It’s a modern metropolis that reflects a mixture of Japanese influence along with it’s deep traditional Chinese culture in location that contains both modern skyscrapers and lush scenic nature with its numerous mountians, waterfalls, rivers and lakes. The last time […]
Antonio’s Fine Dining is our family’s happy place in Tagaytay. It’s a place we travel to maybe twice a year for the ambiance and for (in my personal opinion) the best steak I’ve ever tasted.
My heart is full – filled with gratitude and appreciation for all who have journeyed with us alongside our mother these past 2 years. This period was a difficult time for our family as mom battled multiple cancers. Many of you were with us from start to finish through your prayers and well wishes. You […]
I recently traded one of my guitars – a Fender Roadworn 50’s Telecaster for this vintage white (looks more like shell pink) 2008 Fender Japan 62 Vintage Reissue Stratocaster. This was part of their DiMarzio Collection where in they installed DiMarzio Vintage pickups in it. I didn’t like the way the DiMarzio sounded so I […]