I just came back from my first ever yoga retreat, held in one of the east-most islands of the Philippines, Siargao. Also known as one of the prime surfing destinations in the country, Siargao is a cluster of islands and islets located in the province of Surigao Del Norte. Read more
Hubby and I are passionate travelers. Apart from experiencing new places and immersing ourselves in culture of various locales, we also both enjoy collecting tangible reminders of our trips. For the most part, hubby keeps an eye out for pieces from local artists, while I tend to lean towards home décor items.
We just came back from a splendid beach holiday in Lombok, an island in Indonesia, and boy, is it harder to come home than to go on a getaway! Post-trip blues are real. I’ve been procrastinating on this post since we arrived, but I finally summoned enough motivation to write. I’m so glad to be back here in this space, to share our experience with you. Read more
Truly reflective art is born from its culture. It celebrates, rebukes or just showcases the beauty of life that may otherwise go unnoticed. This weekend, I had the opportunity to partake in Art In The Park at Jaime C. Velasquez Park here in Salcedo Village. This is an annual art fair organised by the Museum Foundation of the Philippines Read more
Maria Luisa’s Garden Room is an intersection of a Grand French vintage tearoom and a quaint eatery, creating the perfect atmosphere for both romantic dining, and a girl’s night out. Carefully selected colors and textures have been combined to create a warm and elegant interior.
We chose a table next to a window overlooking their serene garden.
A month ago, I braved up and took my first 200hr intensive Yoga Teacher Training [Vinyasa]. The apprenticeship demands utmost physical and mental dedication, and I wouldn’t have been able to commit without the support of my family. Read more
Boracay is an island located in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines. The island and its beaches are among the most acclaimed destinations by travel professionls that should be on the bucket list of any discerning traveller. The waters that surround the island are an intersection of azure blue (in the middle) and iridescent light green (along the shore), a spectacle that evokes that sublime feeling poets talk about. You know, the kind that only nature can present. Moreover, the plush greenery that envelope the incredibly white sands that- meet the green waters at the shoreline- creates a painting-like image that nature with the utmost care put forth. Read more
Tagaytay is a city in the province of Cavite, and thanks to its propinquity to Manila, the destination makes for a convenient city escape whenever a need to unwind arises. Tagaytay’s cooler temperatures and rich vegetation are perhaps my two favorite things about the city that brings back life to even the most wilted soul. Read more
On our way home from Tagaytay, we stopped by the famous Antonio’s for lunch. Antonio has been on my “places to try list” for a while, and I was so excited to finally experience what the restaurant has to offer. Read more