Karen’s Kitchen | What’s Not to Love

Karen's Kitchen serves some of the best dishes that the Manila restaurant scene has to offer. It's right at the Kapitolyo foodie hub, but a little bit tucked away. It's a bungalow-turned-resto nestled in a quite neighborhood with an eye-catching spring-themed facade. I discovered Karen's Kitchen through my dearest friend, Praise, in one of our … Continue reading Karen’s Kitchen | What’s Not to Love

Matgalne and Cafe Flafe in Ortigas

Matgalne is for me the best Korean buffet restaurant in Ortigas in terms of taste and price. So, move over Yakimix and Sambo Kojin! Gelo, Donna and I love it so much that missing each other is synonymous to going on an eating spree at Matgalne! I like this resto because it's affordable and it serves authentic Korean food. … Continue reading Matgalne and Cafe Flafe in Ortigas

Marikina Market + Ginataang Santol

Marikina Market is the only market near Metro Manila area that I frequent due to its proximity to where I live. I like Marikina because it's  a clean city  and despite its being close to the metro it doesn't lose its provincial vibe. If I feel like whipping up a good meal for myself or … Continue reading Marikina Market + Ginataang Santol

 5 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Entertain Kids

My younger sister, fresh from the uma (Uma is an Ilonggo word that means farm, where she lives with her farmer husband & children.) , is in town to attend a conference/seminar and she's staying at my cousin's place. She came by at my place for a visit  last weekend with two of our nieces in tow. They … Continue reading  5 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Entertain Kids

Tuka Marine Park

Tuka Marine Park is a cove teeming with diverse marine life. It's a marine sanctuary that is strictly regulated by the local government of Kiamba in Sarangani province, in southern Mindanao. It's one the treasures of the 12th Paradise. 12th stands for Region 12 or SOCCSKSARGEN or simply SOX. From our hometown, Tboli, we traveled 3 hours by … Continue reading Tuka Marine Park