Tag Archives: Philippines

Bucket List: 25 Foods to try in the Philippines

Foods to try in the Philippines

The Philippines, officially known as the Republic of the Philippines is a country in the South East Asia with over 7,000+ islands.  The origins of its mixed cuisines can be traced back from their Malay, Spanish, Chinese and other Asian influences.  Here are some food list that you definitely have to try when you visit ...

Mogu Restaurant in Serendra

Mogu Menu

One of my favorite places to eat in Serendra Fort Bonifacio in the Philippines is Mogu.  Mogu is a Japanese restaurant that means 'fresh'.  This restaurant has a very simple yet modern interior design that creates a very open atmosphere. My family and I went to eat at this restaurant sometime around January of this year.  ...

Isla Hayahay in Bohol

Isla Hayahay is located in Pangangan Island, one of the islands around Bohol, Philippines.  To get there from Manila, it takes about one and a half hour flight to reach to Tagbilaran (the nearest airport) and a car ride for about an hour to reach Isla Hayahay.  During the visit, we opted for Package B: ...

Today’s Photo: Me and U Shop in Market Market

Me & U - a totally cute shop for couple themed items, anywhere from shirts to home goods.  I happened to pass by this store while on my way out of the mall, and the poster looked so cute I couldn't help myself but take a photo of it.  According to their website Me&U provides ...

Cupcakes by Sonja

While walking around the Serendra outdoor shopping mall, my family and I saw this cute Cupcake shop called 'Cupcakes by Sonja'.  According to their website, they were the first bakeshop in Manila to specialize exclusively in cupcakes (since September 2006).  My aunt has actually bought cupcakes in this store a while back and she told ...

Bo’s Coffee – a specialty coffee bar in the Philippines

With so many Starbucks chains around the Philippines, so where to find a good local cafe?  Well, look no further here's Bo's Coffee.  I was quite fortunate to find this cafe, I have been wanting to eat and drink locally so good thing this was just around my hotel in Pasig city.  Bo's Coffee originated ...

Chez Karine Bakery in Serendra

While walking around the Serendra shopping area, I found this cute little bakery shop called Chez Karine.  What caught my attention was their French macarons, which were definitely hard to find in the Philippines.  I also love the simple yet cute designs they had on their boxes and the logo of their store.  I must ...