EAT: Filipino comfort food with a twist at Braska Restaurant, Malate

Beef pares in a panini, breaded tahong and more unique Filipino comfort food in Manila


My Candy Crush Experience at Qoola Yogurt + Fruit

For the record, I don’t play Candy Crush. I know enough of its addictive quality from friends and acquaintances for me to even start. I have seen from their screens just how colorful the game can get, though, with candies forming vivid rainbow piles…and then getting crushed. Candy Crush’s colorful candies are reminiscent of my…

Iloilo’s Oysters: A Delicious Yet Cheap Love Affair

Iloilo is a heritage haven of churches, with the Miag-ao Church rightfully recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but it is Iloilo’s oysters that I will always remember, and which I actually came back for on my second visit, during my 7-week Visayas backpacking trip. As soon as I sank my teeth into the…