Not many places in the Philippines have captured the hearts and minds of travelers quite like Siargao has. It’s an Island paradise—the mere mention of its name instantly brings up thoughts of white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, coconuts trees and perfect waves. The island attracts people from all over the world from all walks … Continue reading Epic Siargao Adventure (Food and Travel Guide)
1 night, 3 bars, great food, and great beer. With the rainy season lingering on, and on, and on — for what feels like an eternity now — we were in dire need of a little “beer time”. I mean let’s face it, one rain-soaked workweek after another can take its toll on even the … Continue reading San Miguel Super Dry Bar Hopping in Manila!
Siargao Bleu, by far, is one of the better resorts we had the pleasure of staying in. The unique design and architecture perfectly encapsulate, the laid-back provincial feel of the entire island. And while it’s the only Triple-A resort in Siargao, the establishment doesn’t come off as too bourgie or high-class. Perfect for a romantic getaway or with … Continue reading Siargao Bleu
The first jellyfish bar to open in Manila, Antidote is one of the few bars in the Metro where you can and actually hear the person sitting across from you. The lounge type bar features an 8m jellyfish tank which adds to the chill laid-back vibe that draws guests looking for a more intimate and relaxed experience … Continue reading Antidote: Makati’s Chill Rooftop Jellyfish Bar
Is it a speakeasy, is it a lounge, is it a restaurant? To be honest, I’m not quite sure how to define The Red Piano, and the concept behind TRP is something that’s hard to describe. It’s like a hodgepodge of ideas that came together to make something that is totally unique and, at the same time, … Continue reading The Red Piano Food and Entertainment: Does this Speakeasy Hit All the Right Notes?
Update 12/21/2018: As featured in 10 Best New Restaurants in Manila (2019 Homegrown Edition)! By doing away with the pretentiousness one would typically expect from Fort Bonifacio’s higher-end restaurants, Savage is a breath of fresh air that is as familiar as it is—in its own way—innovative. No gas or electric stoves, no foams, no spherification. Here you’ll … Continue reading Going Savage! (Created by Chef Josh Boutwood)
The island province of Camiguin, known as the island born of fire, is a popular tourist destination in the south region of the Philippines. Known for its clear blue waters and diverse wildlife, the island draws in visitors from all over the world who are looking for an alternative to the more fast-paced vacations islands … Continue reading Camiguin Travel Guide – Thank you, Camiguin! @Traveloka
Chele Gonzales is probably one of the Philippines’ most high-profile chefs, who has made an impact on fine dining and culinary circles in Manila. He garnered international fame from his then-restaurant, ‘Vask’, which was ranked amongst the best in all of Asia, having landed Best in Philippines and 35th in Asia in 2017 by The … Continue reading Chefs Digest: Gallery By Chele
Related blog post: Kam’s Roast in Manila: How Does it Compare to HK? Kam’s Roast Goose is a Cantonese style BBQ restaurant in the heart of Wan Chai Hong Kong. The establishment has won numerous awards for excellence and quality and was awarded its first Michelin Star in 2014. The busy restaurant sells around 100 geese per day … Continue reading KAM’S Roast Goose(Hong Kong): Better than Yat Lok or Yun Kee?
Star Cruises is now offering visa-free tours to two of Asia’s hottest summer destinations. This year, Star Cruises’ SuperStar Virgo will call Manila her home port from April until May. The 5-day cruise takes you to Taiwan and Japan without the hassle of securing a visa. The SuperStar Virgo is a 13-deck luxury cruise ship with 935 … Continue reading Star Cruises: From Manila to Visa-Free Taiwan and Okinawa!