Category: Personal

MIAMI: What I’ve Been Doing During the COVID-19 Quarantine

MIAMI: What I’ve Been Doing During the COVID-19 Quarantine

Hi guys, what a time for all of us. I sincerely hope that wherever in the world you are, you and your loved ones are keeping safe and healthy. I’ve been in Miami, Florida since mid-January. I was supposed to fly back home to Manila […]

The Food Intolerance Test: Should You Take It?

The Food Intolerance Test: Should You Take It?

I took the food intolerance test at Hi-Precision Diagnostics at Powerplant Mall in Rockwell, Makati a few months ago because I was curious. I had heard about it from friends who had taken it, and as a food journalist and blogger, I eat basically everything for a […]

My First Art Basel Miami (Miami Art Week 2018)

My First Art Basel Miami (Miami Art Week 2018)

You guys know I’ve been spending some time in Miami this year, and I was thrilled to be in the city for one of it’s most important events– Art Basel Miami 2018! Held every year during the first week of December, Art Basel Miami is the […]

11 Countries (and 28 Cities) In 12 Months: My Favorite Travel Moments In 2017

11 Countries (and 28 Cities) In 12 Months: My Favorite Travel Moments In 2017

Happy new year everyone!!! I hope you had a fun, restful and enjoyable holiday season- and let’s get ready to kick some ass this 2018! But first up before that, I want to share with you my (annual) Favorite Travel Moments of the year that […]

“Taste Travels” on FOX Life hosted by Cheryl Tiu

“Taste Travels” on FOX Life hosted by Cheryl Tiu

Happy 2018!!! My apologies I’ve been so delinquent with my posts but I’d just spent a little over a month traveling around the USA– which will soon be making an appearance on my annual “My Favorite Travel Moments In 2017”– hey, I haven’t forgotten! I’m just slightly […]

Where I Ate, Drank and Stayed In San Francisco

Where I Ate, Drank and Stayed In San Francisco

Hi guys! I’m so sorry I’ve been so quiet lately. I went on a whirlwind trip to San Francisco— a city I last visited 5 years ago. And for 10 days, I explored the city, neighboring wine countries Sonoma and Lake County (I want to […]

你好来自乔治亚州(The Country)!

你好来自乔治亚州(The Country)!

Hi guys! I hope you’ve had a great week. My apologies I haven’t been able to blog the last several days, I’m currently in Georgia (the country!) to get to know their 8,000-year-old wine culture (yes, they are the oldest wine producing region in the world!), […]

Meet Zojirushi– My Latest Obsession– And Just Re-Launched In The Philippines!

Meet Zojirushi– My Latest Obsession– And Just Re-Launched In The Philippines!

I am obsessed with the Zojirushi’s stainless steel vacuum-insulated stainless mug— or tumbler for short. I drink from it every single day– from morning to night– even when, and especially when I’m at *home.* Why would I drink from a tumbler at the comforts of my […]

Artelano 11: One of Manila’s Greatest Art/ Design Gems– With Unique Shopping Finds

Artelano 11: One of Manila’s Greatest Art/ Design Gems– With Unique Shopping Finds

Artelano 11 is seriously one of Manila’s greatest art/ design gems. We featured it in the Wallpaper* City Guide for Manila that we authored a couple of years ago, and thanks to the invitation of my friend JJ Acuna (also known as The Wanderlister), we came […]

Recipe: Easy 3-Ingredient Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free Chocolate ‘Truffles’ You Can Make At Home

Recipe: Easy 3-Ingredient Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free Chocolate ‘Truffles’ You Can Make At Home

Ok, cocoa bliss balls, is what they call them, if you want to be completely accurate. But I’ll call them chocolate truffles anyway because they are a GREAT (and healthier) substitute for a similar indulgence, with texture pretty close to it. I first discovered cacao bliss […]