New Look

It's been months since I last wrote something here. I must admit, blogging has been the least of my priorities since last year. Balancing work, studies, traveling and planning my wedding is quite tricky. But tonight, my fiancé and  I were talking about blogs. He mentioned that he hasn't read anything from my blog recently. [...]

Spend that long weekend in Switzerland

There are those long weekends in Switzerland, and probably the whole of Europe too, that I often forget to plan for. If you are one of those who just realize that a long weekend is coming up in the first week of June and found out that all the reasonably priced flights to popular destinations like [...]

Breakfast Ideas: Quick and Easy Yogurt Breakfast

I think I've said it before but I'll say it again - I'm a breakfast person. As a Filipino, I am used to eating heavy breakfast. Back in the Philippines, my favorite breakfast involves fried rice, sunny side up and whatever breakfast meat or fish is around (like marinated beef, bacon, dried fish or even [...]

An Impressive B&B Experience in Rotorua, New Zealand: Tickled Trout Bed and Breakfast

My fiancé and I stayed at Trickled Trout Bed and Breakfast from 11-14 August. When we were looking for at places to stay in Rotorua, we were specifically looking at accommodations that are by lake Rotorua and in a quiet neighborhood. When we came across Trickled Trout Bed and Breakfast in Booking.com, we liked the [...]

Restaurant Review: Fou de fafa (Avignon, France)

My partner and I went on a 6-day road trip last Easter, visiting 2 countries (France and Spain) or 5 towns/cities and more than 12 restaurants. Without a doubt, this was our favorite restaurant in the entire trip. I’m normally not a fan of number 1s in tripadvisor because they fail me most of the [...]

Chicken Hainanese Rice Inspired Dish: Your Upgraded Poached Chicken

Chicken hainanese rice is one of my favorite dishes back in the Philippines. This dish originated in a village in Southern China and has become very popular in South East Asia that it went on to become Singapore’s national dish. It’s a flavorful poached chicken accompanied by rice cooked in the chicken’s broth. I’ve been [...]

Hotel Review: Mercure Avignon Centre Palais des Papes

This is my favorite hotel in Avignon. It was my second time to stay at this hotel and I’d stay here again. My favorite part about this hotel is its excellent location. The hotel is smacked right in the heart of the Old Town and just few steps away from Palais des Papes. I also [...]