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 [...]

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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 [...]

Hotel Review: Hotel Barcarola (Van Der Valk Hotel Restaurant Barcarola)

As part of our Easter road trip, my partner and I drove to Costa Brava, Spain to enjoy the sea. We stayed at Hotel Barcarola in Sant Feliu de Guixols. We stayed in this hotel for 2 nights. Location/Accessibility (4/5) Sant Feliu de Guixols is an hour far from the busy and touristy Barcelona and [...]

Weekend Brunch-at-home Idea: Guacamole, Bacon and Poached Egg

In Geneva, there are few good Sunday brunch places but can be very pricey! And I must say, the best brunch I've had in Geneva was probably when we did a potluck brunch at a friend's place. So, When I don't have anything to do on a weekend, I usually get inspired to whip out something [...]