Fresh off the grill, El Gaucho Argentinian Steakhouse, the ”Latin Flava” now in Poblacion, Makati City. Open FlameFilipinos’ love for smoked roasted meat dates back from our indigenous ancestors in the North with Etag, to the fiesta staple, Lechon, to the trendy chicken inasal today. And the especial, rather fancy pit-roasted meat is beef. Due … Continue reading El Gaucho in Makati, Savor the Argentinian Steak
A landlocked province with a rich history and untouched natural beauty make Abra an extraordinary destination. Yet it’s so underrated and still considered as an off-the-beat attraction. And as for personal experience, it’s very elusive. ThrowbackIt’s time to hit the road again as we reach the last leg of our trip. Apayao and Abra provinces … Continue reading Abramazing, At First Glance
Drinking is an old age tradition here in the Philippines. Whether to cap the night off or a grand celebration, we, Filipinos drink. There’s even an old practice of coming into a community settlement while drinking and it’s the tagayan ritual in Quezon province. The tagayan ritual gathering is called “umpukan” where everyone is welcome, … Continue reading Tagayan sa Quezon Province
Gin pomelo is probably the most popular cocktail in the Philippines. So popular a local band even turned it into an infamous song with the same title. But do we know its origin? Gin was believed to be originally an herbal medicine due to its key ingredient, juniper berries. Then, it evolved to a distilled … Continue reading Gin Pomelo 101
A city preserved somewhere in time.
Walking around Vigan is very pleasing to the eyes. Its streets boast intricate architecture plus so much history. Yet one's curiosity isn’t the only thing that’s filled while in Vigan city, also your stomach! I’ve dedicated this post for your tummy needs while in Vigan! Cafe Leona Mena Crisologo Street, Plaza Burgos, Vigan City, Ilocos … Continue reading Top Eats in Vigan City
Vigan’s charm goes beyond Calle Crisologo.
I usually check my email’s spam folder just to empty it right away. But this time, I opened one particular email. And I knew that it’s a fraudulent one. As a former travel agent, I’ve seen way too many airline electronic tickets for me to know what it looks like. Though it varies per airline. … Continue reading PSA: How to spot a fraud airline e-ticket email
Mindoro Sling is the first thing that comes to my mind whenever I hear Puerto Galera. It’s a concoction of rum, clear soda and orange juice with mango and grenadine. A drink that reminds me of an endless summer. The weekend getaways I had with my older sister. My first ever tattoo, fine just henna, … Continue reading Forever Summer in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro
Such a fascinating story but never told.