What do Sundays mean to you? Like most Filipinos, Sunday for us is family day. We would go to church in the morning, and then have a hearty lunch afterwards. My mother usually makes use of this time to try new restaurants. Some days we eat in the mall. Some days, when she feels extra, … More Sunday lunch of a lifetime at Bistro Manuel
It’s as popular as ever from the time we were here last in 2016. It was good to be walking, going up and down steps, and be surrounded by much greenery in Pinto Art Museum again, especially after a hearty (albeit discouraging) lunch in Vieux Chalet. The senses also had a good exercise. There were … More Pinto Part II
(Updated) Antipolo, Rizal. It’s one of those places that have the look and feel of an out-of-town destination but retains enough proximity to the hustle and bustle of Metro Manila. We’ve visited two interesting places here on two separate Sundays. The first was when we attended a lunch reception for the christening of our friend’s daughter, and the … More Art appreciation in Antipolo!
One of Akira’s favorite stories is The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Dinosaur Bone. This story enjoyed a good rotation in our household, where she requested to have this story read for several nights in a row. It was no surprise that on one Saturday, when we told her we were going to a museum, she … More Hello, Museo Pambata!