EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES | LA CRÊPERIE, SALCEDO VILLAGE, MAKATI.

Salcedo Village is flourishing in the food scene with its varied lineup of coffee shops, bars, and cute little hole-in-the wall eateries. La Crêperie is yet another addition to one of my favorite places to eat in the neighborhood.

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ITALY | PORTO SANTO STEFANO AND PORTO ERCOLE IN MONTE ARGENTARIO, TUSCANY.

ARGENTARIO OSA VILLAGE

This summer, the boys and I spent a splendid week at Argentario Osa Village in Talamone. We couldn’t have chosen a better base from where to explore Monte Argentario and its neighboring towns.

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EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES | WHEN YOU FIND YOURSELF CRAVING PERUVIAN, “AROS CON MARISCOS” IN MANILA.

SAMBA Peruvian Restaurant is one of my favorite upscale restaurants in Manila. Peruvian Chef Carlo Huerta Echegaray and his team know how to delight visitors and keep them coming back by keeping the tantalizing flavors of Peru alive in their dishes.

One of my favorite dishes at SAMBA is Aros con Mariscos. This whole grain rice dish loaded with Seafood is colorful and scrumptious. Read more

EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES | WE CONSIDER CARTEL DELI’S THE BEST AFFOGATO AL CAFE IN METRO MANILA.

PSX_20181023_102527.jpg”Affogato”, an Italian word that basically means ”drowned” is an Italian coffee-based dessert. It usually takes the form of a scoop of vanilla or fior di latte gelato or ice cream topped or “drowned” with a shot of hot espresso. Read more

LA PASSAGERE DE SAINT-MALO | WHEN NIGHT FALLS IN LYON, FRANCE.

PSX_20180402_093846Lyon is gorgeous at night fall, when all the city lights are turned on. Such was the case one Sunday evening, when a friend and I hopped aboard La Passagère de Saint-Malo, on a quest to find something different from the usual bar scene Lyon offers its visitors. Read more

EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES | YOGA RETREAT IN SIARGAO.

PSX_20170525_191540I 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