We just came back from the archipelago of La Maddalena in Sardinia. It was one week of sunshine and everything nice. No wonder it is called the Maldives of Italy. Read more
I 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
If you are a looking for a moist, delicious and easy banana bread recipe that will make you go bananas, then you are on the right page. With only a handful of ingredients, this whips up in no time. Read more
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
Coming home always feels like diving into a sea of colours. Even though this can be intimidating for others, we find it refreshing. This is where we spend most of our time. We kept it cozy, bright and cheerful. Read more
Meet 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
Prior 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.When 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
If 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
It 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.
There 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.