Places to Eat in Baguio

I came prepared with a list on hand on the best places to eat in Baguio. I didn’t want us to eat in the same restaurants that could be found in Manila. With my list on hand, we readied ourselves, I mean, our tummies for a gastronomic vacation in Baguio. Well, the 3 days though, was just not enough to […]

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Fruit Coolers @ Cafe Shibuya

A must try at Cafe Shibuya, are their Fruit Coolers. Choose from 5 varieties, Mango Strawberry with Aloe or with Pearls, Mango Coconut with Aloe or Pearl, and my fave – Strawberry Latte. Their fruit coolers are a break from the usual fraps we enjoy.  I guess, these coolers will be in their menu until strawberries are in season. Don’t […]

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BF Saturday Market

My husband and I have been seeing posters and flyers about the BF Satruday Market. We thought it will just be another tiangge or organic market so we didn’t bother to visit the place, well not yet.  Until an officemate mentioned this to my husband that they sell good stuff here so we decided to come see for ourselves. The […]

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More of Osaka, Kyoto & Nara Treats

We visited shrines and temples in Kyoto and Nara. Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple, and Kyoto Imperial Palace in Kyoto, and Nara Park, Toda-ji Temple and Kasuga Taisha Shrine in Nara which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.  I must admit that the natural environment of the shrines and temples  gives it a more serene atmosphere wherein one can reflect and be […]

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Osaka Adventure Continues

More gastronomic experience in our Osaka Day 2 tour. After visiting the Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine, we rode the tramcar  to  Shinsekai. Shinsekai  is known for its Tsutenkaku Tower which was inspired by the Eiffel Tower, the famous blowfish or fugu and kushikatsu.    We were treated to lunch with 9 different kinds of kushikatsu. Kushikatsu are skewered veggies, chicken, fish, […]

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First Treats in Osaka

Osaka is a place of Takoyaki’s and Okonomiyaki’s. We went to Dotonbori District where there are a lot, and I mean a lot of restaurants, stores, bars and amusement facilities. It is like streets of foodstalls and stores all over.  I even saw one bar with a “Mabuhay” sign outside.      Wherever you go, there are takoyaki stalls.  What’s the […]

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