Hong Kong – September 2018 (Part 2 | Food)

“Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”  ― Mark Twain Hong Kong is not cheap. I can eat three meals in the Philippines for every meal in Hong Kong. Despite that, I cannot deny that Hong Kong has so many restaurants that [...]


Missing Hong Kong

My sister is home!!! I picked up my sister at the airport and I arrived just in time when the plane she was in landed. Talk about timing! Anyway, while I was waiting for her, I started walking around. Then, I noticed this: Tsim Sha Tsui. It's got the same name as the Kowloon's shopping [...]

Jacuzzis and Discoveries

The earth laughs in flowers. -Ralph Waldo Emerson A recent trip to Fontana Leisure Parks and Casino had me dipping alternately between hot and cold water. I went with my former colleagues who happen to have become my really good friends. I am not sure about the temperatures stated because the jacuzzi was not as [...]

Travel Tips: Things to Bring on a Day Trip

I am not a light packer. Whenever I went for out-of-town work, my suitcase was always full of stuff that I made sure I had on hand just in case. I can attribute it to my being a worrier or maybe I just adored Mary Poppins too much (her bag is basically bottomless, right?). There [...]

Lakawon, Cadiz, Negros Occidental

Lakawon is an island off the coast of Cadiz, Negros Occidental. Its shape is like a banana, giving you a long shore to walk by to enjoy your choice of the sunrise or the sunset (or both!). It has beautiful white sand that can compete with that of Boracay despite being on the coarser side. [...]