Let’s explore charming Hakodate, home to beautiful sceneries, historical sites, hot springs and delicious food. It continuously inspires visitors with its natural beauty that goes hand in hand with its history and urban charm. Here are my top 7 favorite places in Hakodate… Hakodate Series: HAKODATE: 7 Awesome Places You Should Visit in Hakodate, Hokkaido! … Continue reading HAKODATE: 7 Awesome Places You Should Visit in Hakodate, Hokkaido!
Month: February 2017
Malasimbo 2017: Celebrate Arts, Culture and Music Sustainably @MalasimboFest
by Pau Naz The world’s musical greats are coming to the Philippines once again for a celebration of arts music and culture in Malasimbo! On it’s 7th year now, the most sustainable of its kind, the annual contemporary international music festival welcomes 2017 with a strengthened and more solidified purpose. MALASIMBO MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVALPuerto … Continue reading Malasimbo 2017: Celebrate Arts, Culture and Music Sustainably @MalasimboFest
WONDERFRUIT: A Weekend of Thainess in a Dazzling Display of Lights, Food, Music and Arts! @Wonderfruitfest
Wonderfruit is a 4-day International festival that celebrates music, arts, wellness and adventure in an incredible set piece location that looks something straight out of a movie set. Annually held in Pattaya, Thailand, the ecologically-conscious festival centers around Life itself while at the same time promotes overall positivity and social responsibility towards nature. … Continue reading WONDERFRUIT: A Weekend of Thainess in a Dazzling Display of Lights, Food, Music and Arts! @Wonderfruitfest
HAKODATE Food Trip: What and Where to Eat?!
Come and discover Hakodate in Hokkaido. Known as the “City of Gourmet Food,” it is overflowing with mouthwatering eats–from freshly caught seafood and excellent sashimi, to Japanese pub fare, shio ramen, and various specialty desserts. Their fatty salmon and tuna, sweet hairy and king crab, and amazing squid sashimi are among what tourists from Japan and overseas always … Continue reading HAKODATE Food Trip: What and Where to Eat?!
WANDERLAND 2017: Wildest Wanderland Festival Yet (March 4)! @wanderlandfest
by CK Santos From being an out of this world experience with Death Cab For Cutie, Bon Iver, The Naked and Famous, and so much more, this year they are giving something that will awaken your animal instincts with Wanderland Jungle. A yearly tradition, and already known as the biggest indie music & arts festival, … Continue reading WANDERLAND 2017: Wildest Wanderland Festival Yet (March 4)! @wanderlandfest
Bambanti Festival 2017: The Pride Of Isabela (Photo Essay)
Related Blog Post: Bambanti Festival 2018: Isabela’s Scarecrow Festival Bambanti Festival is the official festival of the Province of Isabela. Held annually in the month of January, the award-winning festival has become a key factor in helping to build a cultural identity for the residences of Isabela. People flock from all corners of Isabela to celebrate their rich … Continue reading Bambanti Festival 2017: The Pride Of Isabela (Photo Essay)
And the Winners in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017 are…
Congratulations to Chef Chele Gonzalez of Gallery Vask for winning the No. 35 spot and for Chef Gaggan Anand for winning the No.1 Best Restaurant in Asia for 3 years straight! Here’s a photo essay of the fifth Asia’s 50 Best Awarding Ceremony (and the backstories)…
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse: Romantic Charm of Hakodate’s Bay Area!
Hakodate was Japan’s first international trading port in 1859. Several red brick buildings formerly used as warehouses survived the test of time, and have been converted into one of Hakodate’s famous sightseeing spot housing different beer halls, restaurants, sweet shops and unique souvenir shops. Today, it still continues to transport visitors to a feeling of … Continue reading Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse: Romantic Charm of Hakodate’s Bay Area!
ART FAIR PHILIPPINES 2017: A Leap Towards Philippine Art Appreciation!
Car park turned into the premium destination for modern and contemporary Philippine art, that’s where Art Fair Philippines gets its unique charm. From initially being a marketplace, it has now evolved into a space where inspiration and individuality is embraced, more so encouraged. Art Fair Philippines 2017 16-19 FEB 2017 5F / 6F / 7F … Continue reading ART FAIR PHILIPPINES 2017: A Leap Towards Philippine Art Appreciation!
MOUNT HAKODATE: “Glimmering Jewelry Box” Night View from Mt. Hakodate!
During the night, the city of Hakodate glows from the surface of the world with bright lights and incredible beauty. Awarded with three stars in the Michelin Guide, the night view of the fan-shaped town of Tsugaru Strait and Hakodate Bay is a must-see when visiting Hokkaido. Hop on a ropeway to the summit of … Continue reading MOUNT HAKODATE: “Glimmering Jewelry Box” Night View from Mt. Hakodate!