Monthly Archives: January 2015

Tales from the Trails: Phu My Hung – Cau Thu Thiem – Cau Phu My

It’s been a while since we biked for over 25 kilometers. When you’re used to a relatively flat terrain in the city, the bridges are huge hurdles — longer, steeper, and with racing motorbikes. Friends though were hell bent on bringing … Continue reading

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Philippine Consular Mission on March 2015

The first consular mission this year 2015 is on March 14-15, 2015 (Saturday and Sunday). The time is from 9 am to 12 NN and 1:30 to 5PM. As in previous years, the venue will be at the Philippine Consulate … Continue reading

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PH Trip: Crisostomo

While in the Philippines, I didn’t know how much I’ve missed real Filipino cuisine than when we started looking for restaurants to dine in. We’ve missed out on a lot and our food bucket list is long. So on a … Continue reading

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FC International

A couple of years ago, Sam had a trial for Saigon Sports Academy but he was not yet ready for team sports. And he was the littlest in the team. In Saigon, there are quite a number of football programs. … Continue reading

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Istorya Creations

I came across Istorya Creations from a friend’s post in Facebook. Joanna Gutierrez is the lady behind the amazing collection of jewelry pieces made from high quality aluminum, brass, and copper. I ordered a few from her and even sent a … Continue reading

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PH Food Trip: Kettle

I honestly don’t know how you can watch your weight in the Philippines when the food is so good! In Manila, aside from going to historical and cultural sites, I’m pretty sure you will drop by the malls. They’re hard … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Quan Ut Ut

Quan Ut Ut opened last year and honestly, I thought it has been along Vo Van Kiet road forever. The humongous sign of a pig wielding a slotted spoon is hard to miss when you’re driving from District 4 going over … Continue reading

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PH Trip: Bawai’s Vietnamese Kitchen, Tagaytay

On our 6th day in the Philippines, yes, we decided to have dinner at a Vietnamese restaurant, Bawai’s 😀 And it was ideal too because it was practically in the same area where we were staying in Tagaytay. We actually … Continue reading

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PH Trip: Puzzle Mansion, Tagaytay

After visiting Sky Ranch, we also navigated the inner roads of Tagaytay to visit the Puzzle Mansion where its owner, Gina Gil Lacuna houses some 1,028+ puzzles. 1028 was the official number when her collection was recognized by the Guinness … Continue reading

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PH Trip: Sky Ranch Tagaytay

Our home in the Philippines is actually just 30 minutes from Tagaytay. But clearly, it has been quite a while since we returned because Tagaytay now has Sky Ranch. And unfortunately, it was the wrong time of the year to … Continue reading

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