NEW YEAR’S EVE MANILA: Countdown to 2018!

12/26/2019: New Year’s Eve Party Ideas: Manila Countdown to 2020! The city of Manila is gearing up to ring in New Year’s Eve 2018! If you love to eat good food, spend staycations with the family or are more into the club scene here’s a list of New Year Eve’s parties and packages happening around the … Continue reading NEW YEAR’S EVE MANILA: Countdown to 2018!

10 Best New Homegrown Restaurants in Manila 2017

Have you tried the 10 Most Awesome NEW Homegrown Restaurants that opened in Manila 2017? 1. SOUV SOUV! is a progressive Greek concept focusing on spit fired meat by Chef Robby Goco and the hip restaurant cousin of Cyma. The name is short for Souvlaki referring to grilled skewered meats in Greek cuisine. Chef Robby Goco … Continue reading 10 Best New Homegrown Restaurants in Manila 2017

26th St. Bistro: The Best Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf in Manila just got better!

26th St. Bistro is The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf bistro concept that serves extraordinary comfort food aside from their extensive coffee and tea selections. First opened in 2012, the brand has consistently stayed true to their distinctive dining concept of offering both a cafe experience and delightfully different everyday meals. It's the go-to places for … Continue reading 26th St. Bistro: The Best Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf in Manila just got better!

LA PIAZZA: Your Next Italian Romantic Date with an Awesome View of The Fountain @OkadaManila!

Read first: 10 Best New Homegrown Restaurants in Manila 2017 LA PIAZZA is an Italian trattoria and ristorante serving Italy’s best-kept fine dining secrets, with an awesome view of the Okada fountain. It’s a great place to experience what Okada is all about in terms of its dining philosophy.  You can also witness the world’s biggest multi-color … Continue reading LA PIAZZA: Your Next Italian Romantic Date with an Awesome View of The Fountain @OkadaManila!

KAZUNORI: Is it worth eating Japanese with a view of Mazda?! (A Review)

Read first: 10 Best New Homegrown Restaurants in Manila 2017 KAZUNORI is a 3-in-1 Japanese Restaurant concept — Kazu Cafe, Sushi Bar and Fine Japanese Restaurant specializing in seafood sushi and sashimi. It is located inside the Mazda showroom, along the slowly gentrifying area of Pasong Tamo Extension.  The restaurant is named after the chef himself … Continue reading KAZUNORI: Is it worth eating Japanese with a view of Mazda?! (A Review)

Hong Kong: Family Fun in the Outlying Islands of HK! (Travel Guide)

Read First: Hong Kong: Family Fun in the City! (Travel Guide) Update 12/19/2018: Hong Kong Food Trip Guide like a Local! (24H Itinerary) Did you know there is another side of Hong Kong besides its busy cityscape? When visiting Hong Kong, make sure to visit the Outlying Islands of Hong Kong for the hiking trails and their awesome … Continue reading Hong Kong: Family Fun in the Outlying Islands of HK! (Travel Guide)

COVE MANILA: Southeast Asia’s Biggest Beach Club and Nightclub! @OkadaManila

10/2018 Update: Cove Manila: Sunday Brunch + Pool Party? @OkadaManila Cove Manila, envisioned to be the biggest lifestyle and nightlife destination in Southeast Asia, is the newest premier club to open in the metro! The $120M mega-structure boasts of a 9,000-sqm luxurious beach club and nightclub fitted with a butterfly-shaped pool and three-storey buildings, which … Continue reading COVE MANILA: Southeast Asia’s Biggest Beach Club and Nightclub! @OkadaManila

Tendon Kohaku: Eating Tempura in Manila will never be the same after this

Tendon Kohaku is a specialty tempura rice bowl concept that started the recent craze in Singapore with over hour-long queues. Tendon, of course, is the concatenated word from Tenpura (tempura) and Donburi (rice bowl dish) referring to different tempura served over rice in a bowl, while Kohaku means “amber” in Japanese, which is representative of the … Continue reading Tendon Kohaku: Eating Tempura in Manila will never be the same after this

TSUTA RAMEN MANILA: Is it better than Ramen Nagi or Ippudo?

The first Michelin-starred Ramen in Tokyo by Master Chef Onishi Yuki has finally opened its doors in the Philippines! Tsuta originated from Chef Yuki’s ancestral family name and from the strong belief that Ramen is the “noodles of which Japan can boast to the world.” He actually prefers to use the term Soba, which literally means “Japanese … Continue reading TSUTA RAMEN MANILA: Is it better than Ramen Nagi or Ippudo?

@Planetyze: Family Fun Hostel Experience in Tokyo!

I was hesitant at first to try Planetyze hostel because it was our first time to stay in a hostel with our four boys when traveling. It was one of our most memorable and fun stays we had in Tokyo because of how Planetyze redefined the hostel experience for the family. Here’s a photo essay of … Continue reading @Planetyze: Family Fun Hostel Experience in Tokyo!