Still rings in my ear what my friend said, “Nothing but the best,” and this rings so true to my experience with Malaysian food. On my first day in Penang, … Continue reading Penang’s Famous Nasi Kandar: Line Clear
I honestly don’t know where to begin. Last night was an incredibly emotional moment for me and even as I type this now I can feel my eyes start to … Continue reading Moments and Epiphanies at the Lantern Festival: Finally Living My Dreams
You see, I’m a HUGE fan of noodles and I will try just about any noodle dish out there so I can find more favorites to add to my list. … Continue reading Chilli Pan Mee Will Be Your Next Favorite Noodle Dish
Why Singapore, right? I thought of the exact same thing when I was planning my trip around Southeast Asia, especially bearing in mind I have to be a penny pincher … Continue reading 7 Ways to Make Your Singapore Trip Affordable
Siargao to me is my home. I first lived in General Luna (GL) in 2015 and came back again this year but lived outside of GL. Things have been drastically … Continue reading Where to Eat in Siargao
‘Tis the season to be jolly! For avocados are in season ❤ For my US readers, I’m told there’s no such thing as “seasonal fruit” in your land. However, here … Continue reading How to Make a KILLER Guacamole
I’ve tried hostels several times for brief stays like two or three nights. Recently, I tried staying in one for three weeks! The experiences have been great overall. I had … Continue reading Hostel Etiquette: How to Behave When Bunking with Other People
Ohmaghaaad. I cannot count the number of Facebook statuses or the number of people who have expressed a great deal of frustration they go through trying to renew their passports … Continue reading Want to Renew Your Passport Faster? Here’s How.
If you haven’t read yet, I posted an article about a few tips on how you can get your passport renewal process faster. You might wonder why I would renew … Continue reading Cebu to Dumaguete (Passport Renewal) Budget and Itinerary
Nearly 500 years ago, Ferdinand Magellan circumnavigated the world. In the wake of his expedition, a sailboat under the Swiss flag is off to a four-year expedition to map out … Continue reading On Board the Fleur de Passion on an Ocean Mapping Expedition Around the World
Fashionista is the last thing anyone will call me. I don’t have an elaborate style. I like simple, comfortable, and a little stylish every now and then. I grew up … Continue reading Can’t find clothes that fit you perfectly? I have a little secret to share!
FOOD Steamed rice — ah, every Cebuano’s comfort food. No, it’s not just plain white rice steamed to its fluffiness. It’s fried rice topped with pork stew, much like a … Continue reading #HowComesHome: Cebu’s Iconic Dimsum Restaurant Returns