eating chinese

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and should be taken seriously, although I can't say I follow this rule religiously. But because of a memory long forgotten, I begged my aunt to take me to the market to get congee, fried noodles...

Lantau Island

DISCLAIMER: There will be no sightings, whatsoever, of a giant dancing  mouse in a tux in this entry. Please refrain from any form of regression or retardation. Lantau Island is one of the recently re-promoted destinations in Hong Kong, one of the most popular spot in...

CALLING SPONSORS!

OK.. KAPALAN NA NG MUKHA! Monette and I are both dying to buy this fabulously glorious  bag that we want need to use as our official backpack for all our travels going forward. *queue choir of angels THE CHARCOAL GRAY NORTH FACE TERRA 45 & 60! (45 for Monette...

Getting in and around Hong Kong

Getting in Hong Kong from Macau is as breezy as it gets. Regular ferry trips are available from Macau pier to Hong Kong central which cost about 100 – 150 MOP. Flights to Hong Kong from any origin shouldn't be a hassle since Chek Lap Kok Airport...

Tsim Sha Tsui

Hong Kong is the first destination for budding wanderlusts. Other than the fact that it's less than 2 hours away from Manila, the city is tourist friendly and the destinations are so familiar among Filipinos that research and itinerary planning isn't necessary. We technically played...

rumpa

If you happen to be in Clark or in that part of Pampanga, you may want to check-out the famous steak house Rumpa. Monette mentioned this to me long before we actually decided to drive all the way to Angeles to try their mouth watering...

The Road to El Hemp-O: The Banaue to Sagada Leg

From the Tourist Police Station in Banaue, I waited for the bus going to Bontoc. I had to sit there for almost two hours till a van arrived going to the same destination. The trip took 2 hours on the roughest road you can imagine....

McCau

While the aircraft's tilting to make a 90 deg turn to the reclaimed runway, we saw lights beaming from the ground--alas, the sin city of the orient. We arrived at the Macau International Airport past 9pm. Even though the casinos are kilometers away, I can feel...

happy birthday to my partner

10 things you may (or may not) want to know about Monette: 1.    She got a huge tendency to acquire Alzheimer’s. Her sporadic episodes of Dementia, family history and my personal testimonies can attest to that. 2.    Her greatest fear to this point is not getting married...