Art surfing on Bali’s streets

    WHILE locals and tourists ride their boards and surf the waves of beaches in Bali, art surfs the walls of the city for everyone to see and admire. It’s hard not to notice the “canvasses” of the local artists in Bali. Walk, pedal, or commute at some point there is a pop of…

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Salvador: Saturday community market in Boracay

IF THE Salcedo Village has a Saturday market of their own, so does Boracay Island. If you’re making your way to the island paradise for #LaBoracay, check out the market first before you party all throughout the weekend. Selling fresh fruits to raise fund for a sports competiion abroad & represent Boracay Boracay’s Saturday Community…

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A fishy Japanese story

The Tsukiji Fish Market is one of Tokyo’s popular tourist attractions EVEN before I even stepped on the Japanese soil, I was already scouting for a hotel in the Ginza area. It’s in close proximity to the famed fish market, Tsukiji Fish Market, which was part of my “must visit” list. But I didn’t have…

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One fine Sunday at the park…

EVERYTHING happens for a reason, this I have always believed in. On the choices offered after an incident, choose the one that makes you happy and a better person. A trip to a bucket-listed destination got cancelled on the last minute. I suddenly had seven days on my calendar that needed to be filled. Easy…

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Of sapphire & silk roads

THE youngest of the brood is turning two and in this short span of time, this celebrant has etched its name in the hospitality industry as a hotel of choice in the Pasig Business District. The 5-star Marco Polo Ortigas Manila is the first sky hotel in the Philippines Marco Polo Ortigas, situated along Sapphire…

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Day 6: Hanami in Ueno Park

DAYS of basking in the beauty of the sakura season across three prefectures and finally on Day 6, I get to party under its canopy in one of the most popular hanami spots in Tokyo- Ueno Park. Hanami at Ueno Park, one of Tokyo’s most popular spots during the sakura season It’s been a week…

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