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
The dining scene in Salcedo village is gradually changing for the better. The past few months have seen the emergence of new restaurants:- offering excellent dining venues that both delight and even sometimes surprise self-proclaimed foodies such as myself. Read more
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
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.
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
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
After 2 months of living in Metro Manila I finally made it to Ayala Museum. A six storey Art and History museum located in Ayala centre next to Greenbelt mall. There are 60 handicrafted dioramas that show the Philippines historical events in a chronological order, from ancient to modern times and a collection of crafted ship models that contributed to the Philippine Maritime trade. A visit to Ayala Museum is literally a crash course on art, culture, history and background of this beautiful country and it’s people. It is worth a visit. Read more