Luljetta’s Hanging Gardens & Spa: Your Quick Getaway From Everything
Our son discovered what fireflies were, the feeling of fish munching on your feet, and enjoyed the cityscape from a vantage point. Wouldn’t you want this for your own kids? If you are in need of a quick escape from the bustling city, then go here. We swear, it is worth the drive up.
Bayanihan at The Ayala Museum
This year’s G.A.M.E., BAYANIhan, is particularly inspiring and innovative as it provides a collaborative experience to the art-going public, while honoring our fallen heroes and their families. Read more about it and how you can get your kids involved with this initiative.
A Hidden "Boracay" in Mariveles, Bataan
We made a four-hour drive from our humble abode in Fairview to the southernmost tip of the Bataan Peninsula. There, you’ll reach Camaya Coast. We learned how it was once secluded cove - accessible only to local fishermen. Now, you can see it transforming into a prime leisure resort and residential development.
What Saved Me from Mobile Overexposure
As a social media gal by profession, I can't really unplug since my work revolves around my phone. But in the 3 years I've been doing this line of work, it was only last year that I started feeling the effects of mobile overexposure. It’s a real thing, but I’m happy I finally got to buy this little miracle worker!
Tiaong, Quezon: Beguilding Glimpse of Villa Escudero
While it’s hard for us to admit, we all need a break. A time where you can enjoy the present, without thinking about what meal to prepare the next day. A break where you can be in touch with yourself, and enjoying unplugged time with family On a recent blog post we shared on A Momma Abroad, we recall our soul detox in Villa Escudero.
Rosalie's Bibingka: A Kakanin Heaven
Whether it’s for pasalubong, special occasions, or pang-merienda at home, Rosalie’s Bibingka Store in Marilao, Bulacan has become a one-stop shop for Filipinos looking into satisfying their kakanin or Filipino delicacy cravings. You can find all the kakanin, cookies, biscuits and other local delicacies
Youniversity Suites: Bringing Back Life to Manila
By the 21st century, you'd think the Laperal was a goner - I mean it was dilapidated, and there was hardly anything that could be salvable. However, its current owners started work on Laperal for about two and a half years after they bought it. They wanted to bring back its original purpose— a top of the line space with good art and good architecture anyone can proudly call home.
A Glimpse of Claveria, Cagayan
Last December, my boys and I decided to go on a 5-day road trip up north ~ a family tradition we do every end of year. We spent a few nights in Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra. Unfortunately, it was raining hard throughout our stay in Pagudpud (Amihan season for that area, sadly), but on one of the days that the weather was forgiving, Bobby and I decided to drive all the way to Claveria, Cagayan (the nearest town from where we were).
San Juan, La Union: Feels Like Home
The first time we were here, pre-Yñigo days, Bobby & I would drink under the stars, listen to the waves crashing into the shore, talking about how life would be. Who would have thought that we'd come back, somewhat do the same things, but this time with our kulit son in tow?
Habi: Reviving The Lost Art of Philippine Weaving
Handloom weaving is considered a traditional craft in various regions. It is an intricately practiced, centuries-old tradition performed by tribes all over the country. It’s labor intensive, and depending on what region it’s produced in, it will utilize materials such as buri, inabel, raffia, pineapple, abaca and more.