There is a good number of great cities in Central Japan such as Toyama, Nagano and Gifu, which are full of history, culture, nature and quiet countryside scenes. Join us as we visit the oldest castle in Japan, stay overnight at a 200-year old gassho-zukuri homestay with a local family and even try one of the … Continue reading Central Japan Itinerary: Toyama, Nagano, Gifu! (Sunny Days Roadtrip)
Culinaire is an annual SMX culinary event held as a thanksgiving to clients and as a signature showcase of SMX Convention Center’s 15 accredited caterers’ food and set up excellence. This year was a battle among the 15 caterers who competed for 7 awards last September 5, 2019. Congratulations to the Top Caterers in Manila: … Continue reading Top Caterers in Manila @ SMX’s Culinaire 2019!
As featured in 10 Best NEW Homegrown Restaurants in Manila of 2019! It’s starting to feel like Melbourne in the south because of the demand for better cafes and better lounge and food experience in the Alabang Area. This motivated Patrick Leyble, Wendy Esteban and Stevie Ang, who moved back from Melbourne to start a … Continue reading Southbank: Alabang’s Secret Melbourne-inspired Cafe
Tucked away in a quiet beach just outside the busy town of El Nido is a small family-owned resort that offers the perfect escape to a tranquil getaway in the island—intimate yet accessible with an awesome view to match and, quite possibly, the best and only swimmable beach in this side of town. Maremegmeg Beach … Continue reading Maremegmeg Beach Club: The Chillest Beach Resort in El Nido, Palawan!
Prost! To an authentic Bavarian celebration at Okada with an authentic German experience drinkin’ and munchin’ the true flavors and spirit of Octoberfest. To make things even more exciting, Okada Manila is building a replica of the Bavarian village inside the Crystal Corridor, featuring free-flowing Bavarian Weihenstephan beer served by beer maidens. What is Octoberfest … Continue reading Chug Beers & Munch On German Food In Okada’s 6-Day Octoberfest Celebration!
One of my regrets in 2018 was missing the maiden run of “Himala: Isang Musikal” which eventually won 8 awards in the 11th Philstage Gawad Buhay Awards (the equivalent of the Tony’s in Manila). I finally watched it last weekend. It is the kind of show that will resonate with you in understanding the Filipino … Continue reading HIMALA Isang Musikal: Must-Watch Iconic Filipino Musical!
It was our first time watching a CineConcert where the entire film is shown on a 40-foot screen playing only the original dialogue (with subtitle), with the music performed live by a symphony orchestra in sync with the movie. It was indeed a magical experience to watch the original Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ … Continue reading Harry Potter in Concert in Manila Review
This was literally the best Ultimate Taste Test ever! Thank you to our Lord for making the event memorable and successful. Thank you to all the purveyors, foodies, blogger friends, industry partners and sponsors for making the UTT 10th Anniversary Edition a historic success. And the Winners of The Ultimate Taste Test 10th Anniversary Edition … Continue reading And the Winners of The Ultimate Taste Test 10th Anniversary Edition are…
This year’s The Choice Awards is special because: • It is our 5th year anniversary in honoring Manila’s favorite restaurants, hotels, and personalities through a popular vote, • We had the biggest response rate with 3,438 respondents to the survey last July 1-31, 2019, and • The awarding was attended by the restaurateurs and who’s … Continue reading Best Restaurants in Manila: The Choice Awards 2019 goes to…
This Ipoh itinerary covers the northwestern Malaysian city’s best attractions. From epic landscapes, to quirky street art, to iconic architecture, to mysterious temple caves, to fantastic accommodations. It even includes directions on how to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh! Ipoh is famed for being the place where white coffee originated, but there are certainly … Continue reading Ipoh, Malaysia 2-Day Itinerary! (+Vlog)