Last June, my wife and I decided we needed to have some “we” time. No Kids, no agendas, just “we” time. Since it was already June which ruled out trip to the beaches for us since it was rain and typhoon season here in the Philippines. We wanted to visit somewhere urban but relatively cheap […]
Osaka is quite a refreshing place for me. Despite being the 2ndlargest metropolis in Japan, it still retains a laid-back feel amidst the observable hustle and bustle of a modern urban area.
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 […]
Our annual “pilgrimage” to Antonio’s
I feel blessed that recently I had a chance to travel with my family to HK (which I fondly refer to as Home Kong) to celebrate my big 50 last Oct 28-Nov. 1 2017. I purposefully wanted to use that time simply for bonding with my family so I decided to travel light – […]
I LOVE HONG KONG! Hong Kong has got to be one of my fave place in the whole world. I love the hustle and bustle of the crowd in the city, I love the sights and sounds, I love the highly efficient MTR system that connects the whole city. I love the mixture of modern […]
Someone once said that the Philippines is the only tropical country in the world that celebrates the summer season and if you see the frenzy of activities and photos posted on the different social media, you will understand how true this is. The most popular destination during these hot and humid summer months are the […]
I have a confession to make. I am a carnivore and I love meat, specially beef and more specifically steak. I am always on the look out for the “ultimate” steak. Of all the steaks I tried (both locally and abroad), the best steak for me (IMHO) is the steak from Antonio’s Tagaytay. Antonio’s Tagaytay (http://antoniosrestaurant.ph) is […]
I recently travelled with my in-laws to Zambawood Beach Resort in Zambales, Philippines for a short vacation. Here is a short photo compilation from the vacation. I am planning to do a short review of the place real soon.