Homecooking in Geneva: Leftover Stuffed Peppers

So, we had our challenge to clean our fridge and minimize throwing anything that is still edible last week. What’s amazing with this challenge is that out of our usual 500-600 Swiss francs weekly food budget (welcome to Geneva!), we only spent 197 Swiss francs for the whole week and that was from a 3-course [...]

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Bush to Beach Honeymoon Adventure Part I : Maasai Mara, Kenya

After 6 months of saying our I Do’s in the Philippines, we finally had our honeymoon. We’ve always wanted to do a balloon safari in Maasai Mara and I’ve always wanted to go to Zanzibar. So, for our honeymoon, we decided to do a Beach to Bush adventure. My husband, Aaron, grew up in Kenya. [...]

Home Cooking in Geneva: Merguez Pasta

Saving up is not that easy when living in Geneva. So, when my husband moved to Geneva earlier this month, we have been finding ways to maximize our budget but still able to do what we love to do: travelling and eating. One of the things that I find very effective when we talk about [...]

Easter in Grandhotel Giessbach

I am preparing for a series of work trips this year and I thought it would still be nice to have an Easter getaway without taking the plane. So, I decided to stay within Switzerland. I was actually in a middle of a very stressful week when I randomly saw the Grandhotel Giessbach. By just [...]

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 [...]

Four Days in Bohol, Philippines

Although I was born and lived for 27 years in Philippines, I tend to be a tourist in my own country as my family was never big in travelling whether in-country or abroad. Sadly, my non-Filipino friends have seen more of the Philippines than I have. With this, my partner and I decided to explore [...]

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 [...]