Category Archives: philippines

Happy New Year from the Philippines!

Happy New Year readers! This is what we ate during New Year’s Eve and after the clock struck midnight. Not as grand as our Christmas meal, and mostly similar fare: Advertisements

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Merry Christmas from the Philippines!

Happy Holidays dear readers and subscribers! As I’m writing this, I’m listening to a Christmas pop playlist on Spotify. A playlist which includes “All I Want for Christmas is You” by Mariah Carey and other pop artists. Hehe. Wanted to … Continue reading

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Days of Fooding: Random Bacolod Nomnoms

Stuff I’ve been randomly eating the past few days. Have been spoiled for choice with the food in Bacolod. As they say, there is no place like home.

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Days of Fooding: Negros Museum Cafe in Bacolod

Have seen a lot of good press for the Negros Museum Cafe in Bacolod. In fact, it is ranked as the No. 1 restaurant in the city on TripAdvisor. I was curious about the rave reviews so I had to … Continue reading

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Days of Travel: A Simple Kind of Life

A few weeks ago, I tagged along with an old friend to their family’s rest house. It was an hour’s drive from the city. The air was fresh, the grass was green, wifi signal was spotty.

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Days of Cooking: Shrimp Kinilaw (aka Ceviche)

Kinilaw is very popular in the Philippines. It is a method of food preparation which involves cooking in something acidic like vinegar. Kinilaw usually utilizes fish (tangigue is a popular fish used, but really, your imagination is the limit) or … Continue reading

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An Attempt at Food Photography and Design

So I’ve been playing around with the free design website, Canva, and I have to say that I am liking it. A few years ago, it was impossible to make a decent layout without using a complicated design program. In … Continue reading

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Days of Fooding: What I Have Been Eating at Home

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Days of Fooding: McDonald’s in the Philippines

There was a week when I ate McDonald’s three days in a row. I used to do that more often in my past life, but thankfully, not too much anymore because we have a good cook at home and I … Continue reading

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Backpacking in the Philippines

Travel blogger Nathan Allen wrote an excellent, though a bit rambly, post about backpacking in the Philippines. I love his enthusiasm, and he tells a great story of how his planned one month of exploration turned into a year. To … Continue reading

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