Since mid-last year, I’ve been struggling with acne. A few zits here and there gradually led to a full-blown face of painful bumps. Naturally, I went on panic mode and tried every acne product out there, as well as countless tips and tricks beauty bloggers have shared online. I tried dabbing apple cider, rubbing on potato juice, using a turmeric and carrot cocktail, making an oatmeal face mask, and even applying garlic on my face—you name it, I did it. It probably wasn’t fun for my husband to sleep next to a garlic-smelling face but hey, he had to live up to his marriage vows: for better or for worst. Read more
It’s been a while since I last shared with you some products I’m currently obsessed with, so here we go! Read more
I am a huge fan of cookies, so much that my morning coffee is never complete without a crumbly or chewy cookie on the side. Today I am sharing my favourite, go-to oatmeal cookies recipe. It is easy to make, delicious and you can throw in so many different things. This time I tossed in a handful of flaxseeds but feel free to substitute with some nuts, raisins, cranberries or even chocolate chips. Read more
Chocolate cupcakes are my go-to lazy Saturday breakfast with my boys. Nothing beats the toothy grin my little one flashes when he sees them coming out of the oven. And c’mon who doesn’t like a little guilt-free yummy nutritious whole-grain chocolaty goodness ? Read more
This is a very simple, versatile and healthy dish to make. The use of different types of vegetables and herbs renders this dish absolutely flavourful. I love playing around with different vegetable combinations and herbs just to keep things interesting. Read more
Located on the ninth floor of Raffles Hotel in Makati, Mireio is probably one of the coolest rooftop bars I have ever visited. Read more
I just came back from Kenya, and as much as I wish I had juicy stories to inspire you to book your next safari holiday to this magical land, unfortunately, this time around, I don’t have much to rave about. Our trip was short and it was more work and less play. But inspiration or no inspiration, I can assure you that a visit to Kenya is always a good idea!
The highlight of my stay was visiting The Giraffe Centre with my not-so-little munchkin. Read more
A crater lake on a volcano on an island within a lake within an island seems like a mindboggling idea. But did you know that such a place actually exists? Read more
Planning a trip to Elba Island, but don’t know what to do once you get there? Worry not! You won’t get bored in this place where there are a thousand and one things to try and places to explore. Here are some of my top suggestions: Read more
What to do when you have seven days to spend on the Island of Elba? Why, hit the beaches, of course!
We did just that on our seven-day stay, and boy, were we impressed. Elba boasts such beautiful beaches and picturesque coastlines. Each of the seven we visited was unique and amazing. Whatever your favorite kind of beach—be it draped in sand, gravel, pebbles, cobbles, or rock—Elba has it. You just have to know where to go. Read more