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Lavender Cottage, Taichung: Seeing 50 Shades Of Purple

Lavender Fields @ Lavender Cottage

The Lavender Cottage was our 2nd stop in Taichung. After visiting Xinshe Castle, we arrived here just in time for lunch. Our guide, Shoun, could never recommend this place enough. This place is a playfully quaint mountain retreat offering countryside Read more…


Gabby’s Bed & Breakfast

Recommended by our close friend and constant travel buddy who has deep roots in Dumaguete and knows all the nice places there (hello Dawn!), we proceeded directly to Gabby’s Bed & Breakfast from Sibulan Airport to have brunch before going Read more…


BLAZING BURGERS IN OLYMPIA, MAKATI

Ultimate Cheezy Blaze Burger

Blazing Burgers is a hole-in-the-wall diner located along JP Rizal near the end of Zapote Road in Makati. Nearby landmarks would be PRC, Tides PRC and The Circuit, Makati. The best thing about Blazing Burgers, aside from it’s affordable pricepoint- Read more…


Oh My Gulay – A Hidden Dining Stop In Baguio City, Philippines.

Oh My Gulay, Baguio City

Oh My Gulay is a themed restaurant located at the top floor at the La Azotea bldg on Session Road. It is one of Baguio City’s hidden dining gems. And yes, “gulay” is in the name because it is mainly a Read more…


Arca’s Yard: A Cool & Rustic Dining Experience

For our recent holiday vacation, we discovered this wonderful restaurant called Arca’s Yard nestled just 10-15 minute drive away from Session road in Baguio City. Arca’s Yard is definitely a ‘date place’, and I don’t mean that just the romantic Read more…


Escolta Restaurant Breakfast Buffet At The Peninsula Hotel, Makati

Escolta is the name of the restaurant within Manila Peninsula hotel, located in Makati.  And for this year’s Valentine’s Day celebration, we decided to have a staycation at the Peninsula hotel, and this means getting to try Escolta’s breakfast buffet offering. The Read more…


Peninsula Hotel, Makati ~ A Valentine’s Day Celebration

For a joint Valentine’s Day celebration (2016), Henry and I (along with another couple friend, Isen and Lei) booked rooms at the Manila Peninsula Hotel. This was exciting for me because it means that I’d have a chance to try their Read more…


Frangos Peri-peri Chicken at San Antonio, Makati

      * Last weekend, a few friends and I decided that we try out this new chicken place in San Antonio Village, Makati called Frangos.* I have been hearing  rave reviews about Frangos and since we live quite Read more…


XO HERITAGE BISTRO SALCEDO, MAKATI

Empanadang Bilbao ALa Vigan

XO Heritage Bistro Filipino is located in Salcedo Village, Makati City. The exact address is: 130 Valero Street., Valero, Makati, Metro Manila, just walking distance from RCBC Plaza. The restaurant isn’t immediately noticeable if you just happen to be walking by the street, since Read more…


Coron Village Lodge

I’ve stayed in Coron Village Lodge for both of my trips to Coron- the first time in 2009 and then again, on 2013.   The staff were all nice and accommodating, and they also offer free coffee for your entire Read more…


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