THE SHINMONZEN: KYOTO’S HIDDEN LUXURY GEM (Hotel Review 2023)

Kyoto has always been one of my favorite cities in Japan. Personally, I think it is one of the best places to visit for first-time travelers who want to see what Japan was like back in the day. Hence, I always try to make sure to do a day tour of Kyoto whenever I’m in … Continue reading THE SHINMONZEN: KYOTO’S HIDDEN LUXURY GEM (Hotel Review 2023)

SAKAGURA MANILA: Best Izakaya + Sake Bar in Bonifacio High Street!

Sakagura, meaning sake brewery, is a quaint izakaya and sake bar by the Nikkei Group located on the second floor of One Bonifacio High Street Mall (behind Nikkei). The ingredients are air-flown from Japan to ensure quality, and the 50+ premium sakes are curated with the sake breweries in Japan. Manila is getting addicted to … Continue reading SAKAGURA MANILA: Best Izakaya + Sake Bar in Bonifacio High Street!

HAMILTON in MANILA! (A Review) + Guide

Hamilton, one of the most inspiring musicals of all time, finally opens in Manila! This Asian premiere is the only stop in Asia on the international tour before heading to Abu Dhabi. The musical tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of the United States, and the American Revolution and politics … Continue reading HAMILTON in MANILA! (A Review) + Guide

KIWAMI: Best Japanese Food Hall in Alabang!

Kiwami, a Japanese word meaning “Masters,” has finally opened its second branch in Alabang Town Center. It features the best of the best in Japanese cuisine, including: Ippudo’s award-winning ramen, Yabu’s signature tonkatsu, Hannosuke’s tempura tendon, and Hachibei’s mouth-watering yakitori. The first Kiwami branch in Bonifacio High Street was a huge success, and we’re sure … Continue reading KIWAMI: Best Japanese Food Hall in Alabang!