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Eating Out: Ilustrado | Intramuros, Manila, Philippines

Ilustrado, the restaurant where I finally celebrated my birthday after years of celebrating at home. 2020: GCQ birthday 2021: ECQ birthday 2022: Alert Level 1 👍 Yay!!! Yes indeed, my family and I headed to Ilustrado, a restaurant in the historic walled city of Intramuros in Manila serving heritage Spanish-Filipino …

Haya Nature Resort in Botolan, Zambales: A Father’s Day Getaway

Haya Nature Resort in Botolan, Zambales was the answer to my husband’s desire for much-needed downtime. He was desperate for an out-of-town break because city life was getting on his last nerves. Father’s Day weekend seemed like the perfect time to whisk him off to this beachfront resort.   Why …

Eating Out: Bikers’ Cafe | Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Bikers’ Cafe was a surprise discovery for us after watching a beach volleyball game at the Sands SM by the Bay. Since we parked our vehicle near Bikers’ Cafe, it was the convenient place for us to have our post-game late lunch. Bikers’ Cafe is a biker-themed restaurant under the …

Eating Out: Trattoria Mario Mio | Silang, Cavite, Philippines

Trattoria Mario Mio in Silang, Cavite was our destination for a Mother’s Day lunch. Our family decided to celebrate in advance to avoid the crowds on Sunday. Located inside the Monteluce compound along Aguinaldo Highway, Trattoria Mario Mio specializes in serving Italian favorites like spaghetti bolognese, pizza carbonara, panna cotta, …

Nayomi Sanctuary Resort: A Quiet Retreat in Batangas

Visiting Nayomi Sanctuary Resort for my husband’s birthday was our first ever getaway since the pandemic started. Our goal? “Let’s go somewhere quiet.” Good thing I stumbled upon Nayomi during one of my internet searches. Going there was a mere two-hour drive from Quezon City on a weekend for us. …