One of the skills I've learned as a trailing spouse or expat/diplo wife is how to declutter before a move. Moving our entire lives in increments of forty-foot containers is not as easy as it seems . . .
Before moving to Manila from Berlin, I was quite worried that it would be difficult to find Scandinavian-style furniture in Metro Manila. Luckily, there are more options now. Naturally it's not as . . .
When we arrived in Metro Manila two years ago, I vowed to find ways to live a good life without wasting precious time (better spent with my family) sitting in traffic and doing mind-numbing, . . .
Last week, I had the pleasure of attending Manila FAME. I was excited because as a blogger, they let me in as media and I was able to take pictures of the beautiful things that caught my eye so I can . . .
Last night I attended the opening of Design Story in Uptown Mall BGC. I usually avoid going out during rush hour... but seeing my favorite Scandinavian design brands being launched in Manila is one of . . .
When we would travel from the Philippines to Jakarta and back (we were posted in Jakarta for 4 years), we would take budget airlines Cebu Pacific because we can buy up to 45 Kilograms of weight per . . .
One thing that I haven't been able to live without since getting posted to Jakarta is Allercon Dust Mite Spray. It is regularly sprayed on our bed every few days and I bring a small bottle of it . . .
I've meant to write this post for a while. Guess what we usually ask our Filipino friends to bring us when they come to visit us in Jakarta? Everything can be found in a supermarket like Rustans . . .
As a diplomat's wife, I attended many receptions and parties. There are many times when I have to wear a Filipiniana gown or party dress and high heels. These receptions are usually cocktail-style so . . .
My husband received a neat gift from a pinoy in Jakarta lately. Thanks Jeff ! I love muscovado sugar with my coffee! And also loving how this resurgence in interest in healthy natural living in . . .