I was quite impressed with how clean Gwangjang Market looked and smelled. So clean you won’t hesitate to eat the food and snacks being sold left and right even if you are still full from your previous meal. Perhaps … Continue reading Gwangjang Snacks!
I thought I already knew Korean cuisine just because there are many Korean restaurants in Metro Manila and in other cities in the Philippines. Boy oh boy was I wrong! I also thought that since I have tasted and eaten … Continue reading What’s Your Beef?
With only one week to go around Seoul, I did not waste time and went directly to see a palace as the first first stop on my itinerary when I heard that there was one near us. I was pretty … Continue reading Seoul Series 1: Gyeongbokgung Palace
Annyeonghaseyo! I have been practicing this basic Korean greeting for some time now, hopefully with the right pronunciation and intonation as it’s spring there and have been wanting to visit Seoul, South Korea. So I was quite ecstatic and … Continue reading Seoul Series: Introduction
Do you ever have those days when you crave for simple, fresh, and inexpensive fish that is either grilled or basking in a hot bowl of clear soup? I do! And when I get those days, I know exactly where … Continue reading What Parrt is Ebelle?
Yes it’s that squiggly dash above an ’n’ that is called eñe in the Spanish alphabet. A tilde that serves a special purpose signalling the speaker to pronounce the letter n with a nasal sound. It is a symbol that … Continue reading ENYE (ñ)
Whoever said that you cannot eat in wet and smelly markets? Marketing for the weekly food supplies is a serious and tiring endeavor. One can get really hungry and thirsty. Thankfully, there are a few carinderias inside the Cebu Carbon … Continue reading Cebu Carbon Market, Part 2
Cebu City is one of my favorite cities to be in the Philippines. People are very warm, accommodating and very friendly. The malls are getting bigger and chic like in Manila. Traffic is catching up but it is still fifty … Continue reading Cebu Carbon Market, Part 1
Citadines Salcedo Makati is an Apartment-Hotel (apart’hotel) that is being run as serviced apartments by The Ascott. It is located in the quaint Salcedo Village that is all business during weekdays but transforms into a dynamic and buzzing tiny community … Continue reading Citadines, Salcedo Makati: A Hotel Review
I had the great opportunity to stay at the Makati Diamond Residences for this hotel review article. The hotel is located at the heart of the business district of Legaspi Village in Makati. What I love about this place aside … Continue reading Makati Diamond Residences: A Hotel Review
The Yurakucho Yakitori Alley is not an easy place to find and searching for it during a cold, rainy night in Tokyo with cold wind blowing your umbrella in one direction when you want to go another doesn’t make the … Continue reading Yurakucho Yakitori Alley on a Rainy Night, Tokyo
Not many know it but the strong Kanto earthquake of 1923 in Japan was responsible for the Tsukiji Fish Market’s location today. This awesome fish market started as an offshoot of the Nihonbashi market that was partly destroyed by the … Continue reading Breakfast at Tsukiji Market, Tokyo, Japan