My Favorite Place

I found this short essay/ poem from Travel and Leisure magazine a few years before I had my first child. I tore the page and kept it with me until it was all… Continue reading

Things to do at Narita Airport Japan

Last November I went to visit the Philippines for only two weeks. When it was time to go, I didn’t want to leave. I have missed my homeland so terribly and my visit… Continue reading

Eating on a Budget in Tokyo: Uogashi Nihon-ichi Standing Sushi Bar

Tokyo was dethroned by Singapore as the world’s most expensive city in 2014. But don’t assume Tokyo has gotten cheaper. According to a CNN Money report, a loaf of bread costs about $9.06… Continue reading

Photo Journey: Positano, Amalfi Coast

The beauty of Positano can only be described in pictures.. Words are simply not enough….

The island of Capri: scary bus ride to Anacapri and the terrifying chairlift to Monte Solaro

On the day we planned to go to the island of Capri, the weather conditions weren’t as favorable. The clouds were visibly darker and could potentially rain. At the ticket booth in Sorrento, Keith… Continue reading

Touring Southern Italy: A Family Getaway in Sorrento

Vacationing in Sorrento can be especially difficult when traveling with children. The narrow streets are dominated by crazy drivers in their mopeds (the preferred method of transportation). They drive fast and are very… Continue reading

Lunch with a View at Le Ziryab, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris

Lately I’ve been reminiscing some of the trips we’ve taken in the past. I’ve been looking at pictures of the two boys and I can’t believe how much each has grown over the… Continue reading

Kate Spade Afternoon Tea at Raffles Makati

One of my favorites and quite an unforgettable experience I’ve done during my visit in Manila was the high tea at the Writers Bar at Raffles Hotel in Makati. I wanted to catch… Continue reading

The Magic of Tokyo Disney Sea

I was looking at old pictures of our 2010 vacation in Japan and it brought me back a lot of great memories from that trip.The kids were excited to go to Japan mainly… Continue reading

Miracles at Our Lady of Piat (and Stations of the Cross at Calvary Hills), Northern Philippines

The Philippines proudly boasts as the only Christian nation in Asia. More than 86 percent of the population is Roman Catholic. I was born and raised a Roman Catholic and Sundays are usually… Continue reading