We are only as young as our spine, a beautiful base from which to move effectively. In this five minutes yoga flow, I was focussing on my spine. Riding the waves of my body, warming up the spine, opening and closing the spinal vertebrae, breathing through every movement to release tension and invite fluidity. Read more
Art fair Philippines is the most anticipated art event in the country. The fair took place from February 22 to 24 at The Link, Parkway Drive, Ayala Center, Makati City. As expected, the venue was crawling with art enthusiasts. Read more
One thing that people omit to tell you is that: when you are planning to get married, there comes a time you may have to fight over which furniture to buy, or where to place it in the house. Even worse is when you and your significant other have contrasting tastes.
After our 10 years together, my husband and I have finally figured out how to peacefully shop for home decor without strangling each other. Although we may not always agree with each other’s perspectives, we have discovered that sharing and listening to each other’s visions helps in choosing the perfect piece of furniture that represents our combined sensibilities. Meditation before going out for shopping also helps. Read more
This is a quick 12 minutes full body yoga sequence. It is a slow flow that will leave you feeling absolutely energised. I love practicing in the morning, keeping it slow helps me to fully align each movement with each breath.
It is one of my go-to short sequences because it keeps the muscles working, stretch and tone your legs- especially the gluteal muscles, help tone your arms and abdominal muscles, and overally strengthen your core. Read more
Metro Manila is full of hidden gems, and even though some might not be literally so, you’ll never know they exist till you stumble upon them by accident. That is exactly what happened to me the other day while as I was strolling around Serendra in BGC, looking for a quiet little café other than the one I had been frequenting. I came across L’Epicerie Gourmand, a café slash restaurant slash grocery store. Let’s call it a “grocerant”, shall we? Read more
When you are sitting at Antidote rooftop bar, cool breeze kissing your face, good music playing in the background, taking in 360 degrees sweeping views of the city, a cold and crunchy sauvignon blanc in hand and a waxing crescent moon casting its spell on you, instinctively the day’s chaos melt away. A reminder that life isn’t perfect but it has perfect moments. Read more
The boys and I are back to our day to day routine. They are out and I am back in my little kitchen trying out new recipes. Keeping it healthy and interesting. I was inspired by She Loves Biscotti to bake these cookies. They are delicious, not too sweet, easy to make and requires very less ingredients. She Loves Biscotti has amazing Italian inspired recipes that I am looking forward to recreate at home. If you are also in need for some inspiration this 2019 be sure to swing by her blog and try out her recipes. Read more
Alexandra Stoddard once said, “When you leave a beautiful place, you carry it with you wherever you go”. That is exactly what happened to me with Panglao, an island in the north Bohol Sea. Read more
What the world needs most is openness: open hearts, open doors, open eyes, open minds, open ears, open souls. This beautiful quote by Robert Muller pretty much sums up my new year resolution.
Happy New Year.
Unbeatable travel deals are definitely one of the many perks of living in South East Asia. This is undoubtedly a welcomed blessing for a spirit consumed with wanderlust, such as my own.
My decision to travel to Bangkok alone was a spur of the moment decision. I booked my ticket and hotel stay in a heartbeat without a properly thought out itinerary. I had mixed feelings of excitement and nervousness as departure date loomed. While I was excited about a getaway, I also dreaded the idea of travelling alone in Bangkok. Although I have been to Bangkok before, the city can be overwhelming without carefully laid plans. Read more