Travels
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...
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...
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...
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...
Cebu Spanish Seconds at Ipar's

Cebu Spanish Seconds at Ipar’s

Ipar’s Restaurante Y Bar De Tapas Before the main Sinulog Festival, I promised that I’d take my friends around my favorite Cebu restaurants, and at the top of his list was a revisit to Ipar’s for some tapas and some Paella. The last time I was with Sea Princess Tessa, they absolutely loved Ipar and his...

Viva Pit Senyor! Sinulog at Hotel Elizabeth Cebu

Vivat Pit Senyor! See you all at The Hotel Elizabeth Cebu for Sinulog 2013!
Copenhagen's Crepe ala Pandekager (aka Pancake-Bike)

Copenhagen’s Crepe ala Pandekager (aka Pancake-Bike)

Crepes are, what I would call, the ultimate mobile munchie; easy as a sandwich, tasty as a slice of pizza, and portable as an ice cream cone. Introducing the Pancake Bike In Copenhagen, the crepe is made even cooler when its made to order, to your fancy, from a 3-wheel tricy-cart. It appeals to me...
Danish Smorrebrod at Aamann's Deli

Danish Smorrebrod at Aamann’s Deli

After Copenhagenization, another Copenhagen claim to fame is the impeccably fresh and thoughtful Nordic cuisine. The focus of its dishes is an emphasis on the best local produce, detailed preparation, and a generous use of herbs. For those who want a little taste-test of Nordic food, it is imperative to have a Smorrebrod lunch. Aamanns My friend Macy...
Copenhagenization: On Bikes & Boats

Copenhagenization: On Bikes & Boats

There are two great ways to go about exploring the sleek and green city of Copenhagen. One is through its canals via boat, kayak or waterbus; the other method requires only 2 wheels and is featured on its own CNN special segment. Copenhagenization is innovating the transportation system of this metropolis via urban planning to encourage more...
Going to Sinulog? Stay at Hotel Elizabeth Cebu!

Going to Sinulog? Stay at Hotel Elizabeth Cebu!

Are you planning on heading to Cebu for the annual Sinulog Festival? Hotel Elizabeth guests receive a nifty Sinulog shirt and afternoon Merienda Cena during their stay! There are limited rooms left at Hotel Elizabeth Cebu for the weekend of January 18-20 so make sure you reserve already! Call +632 912 2691 for reservations
Copenhagen Street Style

Copenhagen Street Style

Here are some choice shots of Copenhagen’s street style which capture the vibrance of the city during the height of summer. More to follow after I get out of this vacation. Stroget center Chef at Nimb Brasserie  Now, that’s what I call a Muffin Top Heat of summer  Maximizing the maxidress  All aboard the train...
Save the Date: 20th Travel & Tour Expo 2013

Save the Date: 20th Travel & Tour Expo 2013

Since you already have the official holiday schedule for 2013, now it’s time to start booking your tickets and accommodations and make the most out of the long weekends. I’m always excited for the PTAA Travel & Tours Expo because there are a LOT of good deals happening on the three-day sale. PTAA Travel &...
Watch: Jec & Pia's Beautiful Double Wedding

Watch: Jec & Pia’s Beautiful Double Wedding

Everytime I watch my brother’s wedding video, I tear up. Maybe it’s my mom’s emotional speech, or the whirlwind of events that happened right around that time, but I’m SO happy that their wedding is as beautiful as their love story! For those who have no idea, my brother and Pia planned their wedding in...

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