All posts filed under: Asia

Weekends in Taipei

I’ve grown to appreciate Taipei these past two visits of mine because its such an easy flight to get to, ideal for a quick weekend getaway just to recharge and replenish — with this I mean the “nom nom” type of eating 🙂 Although it doesn’t have quite the same energetic pace and aggressive attitude […]

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Northern Thailand Tour

  My mom was raving about this tour regularly organised by Philippine Thai Cultural Organization (PTCO) .  It was actually more of a friendly delegation in line with the group’s aim to encourage, develop, promote, strengthen and nurture ties between the two countries through mutual networking […]

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Sun and Sand in the Philippines

Being an archipelago composed of about 7,100 islands, it is not surprising to note that the Philippines boast of pristine coastlines that would surely make the Philippines among the worthy contingent for the beach capital of the world. Below is a list of of our […]

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New and Sure Seoul Ventures

Delighted to have the time during my sister’s 3month Sabbatical in Manila, we decided to embark on a bonding trip – just Mom and us siblings.  Such a rare treat for the family  to get together these years – our last being 2014 Christmas in […]

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Filipino Boodle and Heritage Weekend

Las Casas Filipinos De Acuzar was the first on my sister’s list of “Things to See” while on break here.  And so, the whole family tagged along for a Filipino Boodle and Heritage Weekend.  The typhoon’s relentless winds and rains didn’t seem to bother us […]

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Breathtaking Batanes

Batanes has been on my mind for years! But my plan was always shelved in place of other trips. With limited flights and select accommodations available plus tours and meals that impute the cost of sourcing gas and ingredients from Manila – A trip to […]

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The Farm at San Benito

Sundays are ideal days for my husband and I to enjoy a drive.  While the kids sleep until Brunch, we would sneak out for breakfast in Tagaytay or spend the day at Leisure somewhere nearby.  I look forward to these “brisk dates” just to catch up […]

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Weekends of Seoul Searching

My trips to Seoul have always been at ease.  My first experience felt familiar right away. There was no reluctance despite hand signals or key words at times because everything is planned out to be user friendly.  Airport Buses promptly drop you in central locations […]

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Kyoto Marvels

I will never tire of Kyoto!  Most people head to Osaka and do a side trip to this charming city but for me, it’s actually the opposite.  Kyoto is the destination. Kyoto is a romantic city that depicts Japan’s rich heritage balanced with a spectacular food […]

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Restaurant Recommendations in Japan

Restaurants around Osaka Namba: Shabuzen   7F 2-4-2 Shinsaibashisuji, near the Glico man and D&G Shabu-Shabu and Sukiyaki. It’s a yummy place, though not a franchise of the Tokyo Shabusen resto. Sumiyakiyo a quaint yakitori place located in a small street off Dohuya-Suji St. there is supposed […]

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2015 Christmas Holiday in Japan

Because it was our third time to spend the holidays in Japan, we opted to insert a side trip to explore the highlights of Hokkaido.  It was definitely a surreal experience and we were blown away in Winter Wonderland! As I posted pictures of our […]

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