Have relatives that regularly visit Manila? Take them to Antipolo for a cool change. … More Swiss goodness in Antipolo
I suppose my kid will have to take note of the finer points of being a non conformist from mom and dad on a different occassion. It seems that grandma couldn’t stand hearing her granddaughter constantly ask her parents about a non existent Christmas tree and decorations. Christmas is for the children indeed, and there is … More Simple Christmas joys
When going far from Manila or flying out is out of the question, or when there are budget concerns to consider, or it’s just too darn boring to go to the mall I say, say hello to Laguna! I found it funny when a TripAdvisor reviewer found this resort ‘sleazy-looking’ on the outside, but was … More Hello, Laguna! 88 Hotspring Resort
Because the heat took a lot more getting used to, in spite of best efforts, we felt that a hotel check-in was our best option for traffic-everywhere-fully-booked-everywhere Holy Week. I decided to focus our attention to the south, assuming that Makati’s finest hotels are already filled to the brim. We were 3 adults and a … More #embracingthesouth: Bellevue
We would have probably watched Disney on Ice this holiday season, like many other Filipino families that have made it a part of their Christmas tradition. After all its latest line up now includes the likes of Ana and Elsa, and Dory – characters that Akira loves – but it wasn’t until we found out that a show our … More Masha and the Bear is our first kiddie live show!
Christmas is for children, that much I am sure. I’ve long been indifferent to Christmases, but having Akira changed that. Take a look at our Christmases for the past 3 years. Whether it is a simple celebration at home or an adventure out-of-town, this little girl has never failed to light up the room and make … More 3 years of Christmas with Akira
Apologies for the very late update, everybody. This 21st century housewife was out for a week on holiday, nursed a toddler that had gotten sick after coming home from said holiday, and well, maybe the rest can be attributed to ghost month 😛 I kid, I kid, but I am happy and excited to share … More Holiday fun in Fukuoka!
Probably the best reason to go to Century City Mall: have a meal (and a new profile photo!) at Hole in the Wall. To date, it’s the country’s best looking food court. In fact it’s hard to reconcile the term with the place, so let’s go with the more posh ‘communal dining hall’. You had … More Hello, Hole in the Wall!
Curly top is officially a preschooler today. Our family just ticked a major life milestone off the list. We woke up bright and early, and moved at a pretty fast pace even if I slept late the night before. I did momma duties and double checked if we had everything the school asked us to … More Akira’s first day of school
I wanted to check out interesting furnishings and decor, so we went to Tiendesitas. First up, as always, coffee. Aki tends to always ask for an ‘up-up’ (when she wants to sit on your shoulders) from her dad when we’re out and about, so a good cup of coffee is a must. If it’s not an … More Hello, Tiendesitas