Geneva Sunday Activity: Lavaux Vineyard Hiking Trail

All shops and some restaurants are close on Sundays in Geneva and in most parts of Switzerland. This brings us to one of the most common questions: "What to do on a Sunday?". One of my suggestions for an active Sunday activity is to do the Lavaux Vineyard hiking trail. The Lavaux vineyard terraces is [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Spring 2015 Caves Ouvertes: A biking adventure to Satigny and Dardagny

A popular event in Switzerland is the Caves Ouvertes where vineyards open their wine cellars to public for free tasting. In Geneva, this is usually done in May and in November. The May Caves Ouvertes is always the most popular one as people welcome the warmer weather.   It is also an opportunity to buy [...]

Spoiling myself in Geneva with good food: Restaurant review on Café Papon

With my dance school still on Easter break, I decided to go to yoga class with my friends last night. The class wasn’t as advanced as our usual Tuesday or Saturday yoga class but we found ourselves starving like crazy after the class. Usually, we either treat ourselves to a steak or thai dinner after [...]

Restaurant Review: Le Scandale

Le Scandale 24 rue de Lausanne   This is probably the first time I wrote a bad review on anything. I usually avoid ranting or complaining in my blog because basically, if a restaurant or hotel is too bad, I wouldn’t even bother writing about it at all.  However, I thought my experience at Le [...]

The Big 3-0h Turned Out To Be… Well, A Big One Indeed!

Exactly a week ago, I had my 30th birthday. I must say, for someone who is not so much into celebrating birthdays, this year has been pretty much…epic! I’ve always been curious on what I would feel on my 30th birthday. For others, leaving the 20s is a dreadful moment – I guess when you’re [...]