Quick Pasta Dish for Post-Travel Recovery Period

Coming from a 2-month long traveling means a huge backlog at work, fatigue catching up on you, and a ginormous pile of to-do-list in trying to reorganize your life. Another biggest challenge for me is trying to get back to healthy eating habits. But this could be hard when I'm too tired to cook. And [...]

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A Taste of Home in Geneva: Tinolang Manok (Chicken in Ginger Soup)

Let's face it, it's that time of the year when we are out almost every night for dinners and Christmas celebrations. Before that big Christmas day celebration, I often find myself wanting to just have a night of comfort, homecooked meal as a break from the festive meals. Plus It's been raining for days now [...]

Long Weekend in Amsterdam

Three weeks ago, we had the Jeune Genevois holiday on a Thursday. We took the opportunity to do our (potentially) last holiday travel for this year (excluding Christmas holiday) by taking a long weekend in Amsterdam. I fly KLM a lot. When I say a lot, the KLM app reminded me that I have flewn [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]