When visiting Berlin or any other place with a foreign language it's very important to learn the phrase "I'm so sorry, do you speak English?" in the local tongue, because it is considered very rude to . . .
Christmas Eve or 24 December is when Germans celebrate Christmas, so the afternoon and evening of the 24th is when the city is on lockdown. This is the time to visit family, bake Christmas cookies, . . .
I've gotten asked by two separate people about what to do in Berlin in the Winter. My initial answer is always: CHRISTMAS MARKETS! These are original to Germany, where the tradition of the Christmas . . .
In this unassuming place, you will find one of the best tacos in Manila. When we first tried lagrima a few years back, we came back 3 times in the same week.! That's how much we loved it. My only . . .
I feel really lucky that one of my best friends is a dentist and she is absolutely obsessed about teeth. I've never had a dentist THIS PASSIONATE about teeth. Introducing the lovely Doc. Laura Urzola . . .
After attending a lovely Food and Wine Pairings evening at Dusit Hotel Manila, I was very lucky to be invited to attend the Chef's Table interactive cooking workshop that was organized by the NEW . . .
Last week TD and I celebrated our 10th Wedding Anniversary, and the truth is with both of us so busy with making ends meet, raising a toddler, coping with cancer and learning to walk again, we decided . . .
Ever since I started my journey towards luxurious minimalism or MinimaLUXE, I realized it's better to have fewer but better things. This doesn't mean ALL your things should be expensive, but you must . . .
I was intrigued when my friend Kristel posted a pic with lush flowers and greens, while mentioning how the prices were a fraction of a nearby Makati market, so I practically begged her to take me. I . . .
WE ARE AT THE RIGHT PLACE & TIME When I moved back to Manila around 2.5 years ago, I was shocked by the difference in the city. I wrote about it here. Who knew that repatriation, though . . .