Be a Wanderer: Tea Ceremony Festival

I’m just realizing now how lucky we were to be able to experience a Tea Ceremony Festival during our trip to Japan last year. I’ve bee looking for a similar event for our trip this year and I couldn’t find one during the dates of our trip this year. During our visit, the Tea Ceremony…

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Be a Kikay: Fitting Room Diaries – 090917

Because again my pictures from the fitting room has been piling up. Here’s my internal monologue when I try on different clothes while shopping. Mango I just grabbed this top because I really liked the color. I wore a t-shirt under it to make it more casual. The fit is good and it looks nice…

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Be a Wanderer: Nikko Day Trip

Last year when we went to Tokyo during October, the autumn foliage hasn’t hit the city yet. Seeking for that leaves turning red, orange, or yellow view, I found Nikko which was just a few hours away from Tokyo — a perfect day trip destination. Getting There: We bought a Nikko All Area Pass from the…

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Be a Foodie: Encima Roofdeck Restaurant

A few weeks back I was invited to dine at Encima Roofdeck Restaurant during their event Chef’s Table: As Manila’s Sun Sets, Its Culinary Stars Shine. They launched their Everything Bottomless promo which highlights their Tex-Mex specialties. I was so excited to hear about this since there aren’t a lot of Tex-Mex buffets out there. Aside…

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Be a Foodie: Seol Bang

My favorite Korean dessert is now easily available near my office! Seol Bang has everyone’s favorite Bingsu plus other favorite Koreans snacks. My friends and I went here to celebrate our friend’s birthday. Aside from food they also have games available which is something you can do while waiting for your bingsu. We got the…

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Be a Foodie: The Frazzled Cook

I dined it at Frazzled Cook recently. I’ve been here a couple of times before and I wasn’t always sure if I like the restaurant or not. I went during a late Sunday afternoon and it’s already quite busy although there are still some tables available. I ordered their Truffle Pasta, Sisig, and Creme Brulee…

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Be a Foodie: Mokja

Probably the one of the most sulit Korean restaurants I’ve eaten at, Mokja delivers Korean flavors at a cheap price. My friends and I ate here on a weekend  after our class at UP. The waiting time is quite long. We waited for almost 2 hours before we were able to get a table. I got…

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Be a Foodie: The Nest at Vivere Hotel

In celebration of The Nest’s 4th anniversary, Vivere showcases Strokes’ and Niccolo Cosme’s Beauty That Moves photo exhibit which features artworks exuding peace. The photo exhibit features portraits of singer and host Angel Jones, comedian KitKat, actress Kakai Bautista and Dionne Monsanto, world boxing champion Nonito Donaire Jr and his wife Rachel to name a few.…

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Be a Wanderer: Japan – Temples & Shrines

We went to Japan last October 2016 stopping by at Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka. One of my favorite parts of our trip is our visit to their shrines and temples. I’m not really familiar with their religion nor am I religious myself but I love how I got to experience a part of their culture…

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Be a Foodie: Downtown & Halsted

Downtown & Halsted is more than just a food and drinks place. Getting inspiration from art, their food goes beyond the traditional limits. They combine various techniques and flavors to come up with a different experience for your palate. The place is well decorated with artworks and graffiti that evoke the same creativity as their…

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