Balesin Wonderland

When Chris invited our barkada (gang) to a weekend in a “private, members and their guests-only” island, we all of course said yes even though we didn’t know specifically where we’re going. I… Continue reading

Filipino Design Exhibits in Paris Once Again

Maison et Objet is one of Europe’s largest and most important interior design trade shows. “The biennial Maison&Objet event is aimed at retail purchasers, specifiers and minor and major exporters, and covers an… Continue reading

Ilo Ilo – Made in Singapore, Pinoy Heart, Cannes Winner

I’ve never tried watching a local film before even though I’ve lived in Singapore for more than a year. It so happens that the first Singaporean film I watched was Pinoy-related as it… Continue reading

Million People March from a Latecomer’s Experience

When I saw on Facebook the first call to the August 26 event, I felt down because I already had travel plans which would prevent me from going on that day. Somehow the… Continue reading

8 Tracks – Listening Based on Your Mood

I find myself downloading music, sorting them to either feeling, theme, location or time-based playlists (ie. super emo, Disney Bangkok life, college playlists) a lot less lately. This is because Li Ning introduced… Continue reading

It’s a Noodle Day – Food Trip (10 Things to Eat in KL/Selangor) Part 3 of 3

When I woke up for day 2/final day of our trip, the first thing I checked was if my tummy was ok. With all the stuff we ate the previous day (read part… Continue reading

The Kouign Amann

Cronuts, cronuts, cronuts…that’s all I hear about in Manila. I finally tried one in Da Paolo, Singapore and I wasn’t as satisfied as I thought I’d be. Maybe the ones in Manila are… Continue reading

Best Nasi Lemak – Food Trip (10 Things to Eat in KL/Selangor) Part 2 of 3

Whenever my Malaysian friends would argue with our Singaporean friends that Malaysia’s food is way better, they would usually have a funny, no conclusion argument, but when the issue at hand is Nasi… Continue reading

KL Food Trip (10 Things to Eat in KL/Selangor) Part 1 of 3

And so the stomach-crunching trip finally happened (read about how to plan for your amazing KL food trip here). A look back at our highly ambitious food trip itinerary for 2 days shows… Continue reading

What to Prepare for a Perfect KL (Malaysia) Food Trip Weekend

I am going to KL (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) this weekend to do nothing but stuff myself with their lard-full, oily and super yummy food! Aside from the basics – flight tickets, hotel bookings, Ringgit, passports,… Continue reading