WHERE IS HOME ?

PSX_20180903_202138.jpgI often ask my almost five-year-old son Roberto where he thinks home is. He was born in Italy, but has lived in Cambodia, the Philippines, and countless hotels we’ve found ourselves in through the years. Read more

PHILIPPINES | THE SALCEDO SATURDAY MARKET.


Every Saturday from 6am to around 1pm what is usually a parking space during the week is transformed into a Market. Salcedo Saturday Market offers its visitors fresh, locally-sourced fruits and vegetables and ready-to-eat food,so If you want to try some Pinoy streetfood, this is where to go.  Read more

BAKED MEDITERRANEAN VEGETABLES SALAD.

wp-1534290541147..jpgMeet my favorite salad. I could eat this every day for the rest of my life. I love its simplicity and how you can prepare all the ingredients and store in the fridge for a couple of days. I always have baked eggplant and red bell pepper in the fridge and whenever I feel like having salad, I simply toss them in my lettuce, drizzle some olive oil and voila. It is healthy, delicious, colorful and brings together different flavors and textures. Read more

KENYA | A DAY WITH ELEPHANT ORPHANS AT DAVID SHELDRICK WILDLIFE TRUST, NAIROBI.

PSX_20180718_164121.jpgPrior to visiting the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) Elephant Nursery, the only elephant my son has ever seen since he was born was Dumbo from his favorite American animated film. The night before our visit, we talked about baby elephants and he was super excited and couldn’t stop asking questions.PSX_20180724_163100.jpgWhen the big day finally arrived, I ended up just as excited as he was because I couldn’t wait to see his reaction. When the baby elephants started trotting in, I saw his eyes light up in awe and his heart melt. I felt like I had just hit a jackpot! Visiting the elephant sanctuary with him was a great idea! Read more

KENYA | FEEDING GIRAFFES IS AMONG THE 101 THINGS WE LOVE DOING IN NAIROBI.

PSX_20180718_172214.jpgIf you asked my son what he loves most about visiting Kenya, he will probably tell you stuffing his face with grandma’s Maandazis, also known as Swahili Bun every other morning and feeding Giraffes at The Giraffe Centre in Nairobi. We both love spending sometime with these tall, majestic creatures and this year was not an exception. Read more about it HERE
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COFFEE AL FRESCO AT WILD FLOUR RESTAURANT IN ROCKWELL, MAKATI, PHILIPPINES.

PSX_20180715_131047.jpgIt was cool and breezy in the morning so instead of curling up under a blanket, my boys [Husband and Son] and I decided to go out and enjoy coffee al fresco. Wild Flour Restaurant in Rockwell has a pretty outdoor seating area and serves a luxuriously creamy Almond Vanilla Latte.

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SEVEN DAYS TRAVEL GUIDE | FOUR GIRLS EXPLORING THE OTHERWORLDLY TERRAIN OF OMAN.

received_10216235950027409.jpegThere are a few tips and tricks you pick up on as a university student who cannot seem to give up their love for traveling. Firstly, make the best of your generous end-of-term holidays, as you are constantly told by warning adults that once you reach the “real world,” month-long spring holidays will be a laughable thing of the past. Secondly, if you have a friend, lab-partner, course mate or housemate who jokingly invites you to come and stay in their beautiful country, make sure to pounce before they can take it back.

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