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

INDONESIA | 12 HOURS IN JAKARTA, EAT DRINK AND SHOP

20170507_115452Hubby 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.

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INDONESIA | ESCAPE TO LOMBOK.

MOLDIVWe 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

EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES | MARIA LUISA’S GARDEN ROOM CAFE – MAKATI.

PSX_20170325_205056Maria 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.
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ANTONIO’S RESTAURANT TAGAYTAY, PHILIPPINES

psx_20170108_173342On 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

ITALY | WALID WEDS ELISA IN ONE OF ITALY’S OLDERS TOWN, PISA.

psx_20160928_153218Each year my family and I look forward to our summer holiday in Italy. We love spending time with family and friends and of course indulge in Italian good food something we miss dearly. This time our visit was different and special in a way because one of Hubby’s childhood friends was finally tying the knot and we couldn’t wait to be part of their special. The big day took place in Italy’s older town, Pisa.  Read more

EXPAT IN CAMBODIA | WHITE BOUTIQUE HOTEL SIHANOUKVILLE.

img_20160213_143119.jpgEvery once in a while everybody needs a break to unwind, recharge and restore. When in Cambodia our ultimate escape destination is Sihanoukville. The sandy beaches of Otres have cast a love spell on us and we can’t help but go back every time an opportunity presents itself. Read more