Collaborate: ToT x Roomie for HAUTE TROT

Collaborate: ToT x Roomie for HAUTE TROT

www.HauteTrot.com Many of you know how clingy I am with my college roommate Chants. Not only do we G-Chat with each other on an almost daily basis, we also dream about our next grand reunion in another country, or continent. Individually, we are different personalities with distinct taste and style,...
Welcome to the NEW Trip or Treats!

Welcome to the NEW Trip or Treats!

Welcome to the NEW Trip or Treats! Since I’m migrating to a new site, my old posts will slowly be added here. My Blogspot site will still be active while the transition is happening, but it would be best to refer to www.triportreats.com for new posts and updates. What do...
I Crave NY

I Crave NY

Manhattan. It is immeasurable to point out what I miss from living in New York. Afford me the sentiments to rekindle a notable few… My shoebox apartment, all 20sqm of it. Yes, my current bathroom is larger than my old pad. My North Face goose down jacket, which I resold...
EuroCruise 2010: Wine Tasting at Santo Winery, Santorini

EuroCruise 2010: Wine Tasting at Santo Winery, Santorini

After our walking trip to the town of Oia, our tour guide Arthur took us to Santo Winery for some Greek Wine tasting. Located at the village of Pyrgos in Santorini, SantoWines sits at the edge of the Caldera. Hence, the awesome view! I’m all for liquor consumption, and tasting the unique flavors...
EuroCruise 2010: The Celebrity Equinox

EuroCruise 2010: The Celebrity Equinox

OK, enough of cooking at home, and going out to eat! Must stop noshing even just for a week. Meantime, let me go back to the summer that was and show you the continuation of our EUROTRIP experience on the Celebrity Equinox. Yes! 11 nights on a humongous ship to travel around the Eastern Mediterranean....
Palau Dive Diary Part Uno

Palau Dive Diary Part Uno

I’ve semi-recovered from the shock and awe that is ZE Palau Dive Trip. Just enough for me to relive the madness to ToT and the readers who have a pretty good sense that, when it comes to scubadiving alongside travel, I go completely bonkers and stare all googly-eyed into the blue!...
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Save the Date: The BIG Outlet Sale 2013 Part 2!

Save the Date: The BIG Outlet Sale 2013 Part 2!

  See you all next weekend for part two of the biggest sale event of the year! The BIG Outlet Sale 2013 Part Two! October 25-27, 2013 from 10a-9p Metrotent at the Metrowalk Ortigas Center, Pasig City What: Upto 80% off on selected brands, and big discounts as well! Raffle tickets for BPI Credit Card...
Welcome to my Family

Welcome to my Family

I know I haven’t posted lately… and I’m attempting to slowly but surely get back to the rhythm and habit of things… But before I inundate you all with more food and travel porn I want to share with you the story I know so well. It’s an inspiring one, and it’s the story of...
Kinder Krazy

Kinder Krazy

Only because it’s rainy and I’m hormonal… I really want some KINDER products! Namely, Kinder Bueno ( hazelnut creme-filled wafers dipped in milk chocolate), Kinder Cioccolato (little chocolate bars with white milk chocolate in the middle), and… Nutella & Go! Kinder chocolates is made “expressly for children”. Kinder Bueno is the ultimate Kinder treat. Creamy hazelnut filling in each little mound of...
HK Stopover: Yum Cha at Luk Yu

HK Stopover: Yum Cha at Luk Yu

I had a few hours to kill during my layover in Hong Kong Airport to LAX. After running an errand for my mom, I decided to do the the next best thing in HK aside from shop. Traditional Yum Cha at one of Hong Kong’s Top 10 Best Restaurants! To “Yum Cha” is to go...
Tengu's Japanese Steak & Sushi, Westwood

Tengu’s Japanese Steak & Sushi, Westwood

Excited for my mini-trip to Los Angeles tomorrow, and one on my ToT-Eats list is some very eclectic sushi rolls which LA sushi places are pretty inventive with. Last time I was in LA, I was able to try a few rolls plus some really well executed Japanese steak at Tengu, named after the Japanese god...
Xiao Long Bao 101 at Din Tai Fung

Xiao Long Bao 101 at Din Tai Fung

Aahh.. the makings of a good xiao long bao are simple. Delicate dumpling wrapper, seasoned ground pork, lots of soup, and a lot of bamboo steamers on a table. For Xiao Long Bao fanatics, there’s one restaurant that claims fame for this soupy dumpling. Din Tai Fung The New York Times hailed it as the 10 best restaurants in...
Coachella 2013 Highlights

Coachella 2013 Highlights

Obviously a Coachella virgin. Just received my packet Me and my girls during day 1 Day one with the masses Mandatory bling Roomie Reunion time My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard Regret is forgetting to ride the ferris wheel Sustenance. We gotta eat, yo. Happy to be with my roomie, on the...
Gadget Find: PowerGen Mobile Juice Pack

Gadget Find: PowerGen Mobile Juice Pack

For entreprenuers, social media addicts, and people on the go, staying connected is always the first priority. Since the 3G generation has invaded our smartphones, we’ve seen a plethora of social media and gps apps that keep us on the loop but drain our battery in the process. Now, all is well and good if...
The BIG Summer Outlet Sale 2013!

The BIG Summer Outlet Sale 2013!

Malibu Enterprise & BPI Express Credit Edge give you summer’s much awaited sale happening TOMORROW til SUNDAY! The BIG Summer Outlet Sale 2013!!! When: April 26-28 2013, Fri-Sun 10a-9p Where: SMX Convention Center, Hall 4, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City Who: FREE Entrance to ALL BPI Credit, ATM  (w/ a valid ID) – Additional...
Easter Sunday Menu at VASK Dining Room

Easter Sunday Menu at VASK Dining Room

While I’m off to Singapore for the Holy Week, I’d like to share with you the Special Easter Sunday menu at VASK on Easter Sunday available for lunch or dinner. The cuisine is traditional Basque, or Northern Spanish, fare, served family style for all to partake. These are some of VASK’s signature dishes that already...
Limited Edition VASK Degustation Menu

Limited Edition VASK Degustation Menu

A new restaurant concept has opened in Bonifacio Global City. I’m proud to say that I’m part of this endeavor and excited to share with you all what our Chef Executive, J. Luis Gonzales, has to offer at VASK Modern Tapas & Gastronomic Cuisine. While some tweaks and finishes are in place, VASK is opening...
EuroCruise: Carpets &The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

EuroCruise: Carpets &The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

Gooood Morning Istanbul! After a long day of trekking Istanbul’s delectable sights and spices, I woke up to a breakfast of fresh cherries from Turkey. Super sweet, and readily accessible at our ship’s Buffet line. Day 2 in Istanbul isn’t as long as the entire day… but it did involve a lot of walking… and shopping....
EuroCruise 2010: Istanbul's Spice Bazaar is Spicyyy

EuroCruise 2010: Istanbul’s Spice Bazaar is Spicyyy

Next stop in the Istanbul tour is every Filipino’s wet dream: Shopping! For spices, that is. Located at Cami Meydani Sok, it’s close to the exterior walls of the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia Museum. It’s one of the must-visit places in Istanbul. Why? It’s the hub for exotic spices and other ethnic culinary delights. The Spice...
EuroCruise 2010: Food Finding in Istanbul

EuroCruise 2010: Food Finding in Istanbul

Back in Istanbul after visiting all the important mosques and palaces in the Old City, which is both an Asian and European city. After all the sight-seeing, everyone was a bit hungry, but didn’t have the luxury of time to sit down for a proper lunch. I was on the hunt for the next best thing that...
Bisous from ToT

Bisous from ToT

Source Happy Valentine’s Day from Trip or Treats! XoXo
DIY Panini Bar

DIY Panini Bar

Lately my mom has been very clingy, aka she has been requesting I prepare food for her. This comes as a major surprise for me as I always get into cat/dog situations with her because I like to hoard, and she (acts like) she doesn’t like to hoard. So when it comes to matters of...
EuroCruise: Istanbul is an Eyeful

EuroCruise: Istanbul is an Eyeful

After our sunny stop in Mykonos, Greece, our cruise on the Celebrity Equinox ventured to a different country to visit what is consistently rated as one of the most beautiful and enchanting cities in the world… Rich in history and a unique atmosphere, it will definitely take your breath, and attention span, away. Catch an...
Cupcake Lab's Valentine's Giveaway

Cupcake Lab’s Valentine’s Giveaway

Cupcake Lab makes Valentine’s sweet for the single folk! Just think of a clever come on as to why you deserve a box of Cupcake Lab’s goodies and you could be the lucky (single) winner! Just Tweet or Shoutout on FB! I’m hoping I get a box just coz Cupcake Lab loves me. And, coz...
Goodie Giveaway: Junk the Gunk with Juju Cleanse Solos (Done)

Goodie Giveaway: Junk the Gunk with Juju Cleanse Solos (Done)

CONGRATULATIONS to Melody Co and Katrina D. Ballecer! You each win a Juju Cleanse Solo Kit! Will email you in a bit for details You know the feeling. The sluggish, nappish, blah-ish feeling you get after the holidays, when you promise yourself THIS is the year the resolutions WILL happen, yet you feel  like you...
Save the Date: 2013 Coachella Lineup

Save the Date: 2013 Coachella Lineup

It’s OUT! I’m SO excited for the lineup of Coachella! It’s gonna be a weekend of nonstop music and sun. I’m especially looking forward for Passion Pit, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Postal Service, Sigur Ross, Moby, La Roux and Red Hot Chili Peppers! Who’s going to be there on the first weekend aside from ToT? Let’s...

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