PAL: The First 75 Years in the Sky (Philippines’ Flag Carrier launches Coffee Table Book Celebrating its History) 

There is something about Philippine Airlines that resonates the warmth and heart of the Filipino - from the warm smiles of the flight attendants onboard, to the familiar livery as it cruises 30,000 feet above, to the role that the airline company played in various points in the history of the Philippines. Amidst the triumphs, … Continue reading PAL: The First 75 Years in the Sky (Philippines’ Flag Carrier launches Coffee Table Book Celebrating its History) 

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Singapore Airlines celebrates 50 years in the Philippines; unveils premium economy class 

Singapore Airlines, a consistent top notcher on SkyTrax World Airline Awards, celebrates its 50th year in the Philippines in a star-studded glittery affair held recently at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati.  The event was graced by notable names both in Manila and Singapore, headed by Her Excellency Kok Li Pen, Ambassador of Singapore to … Continue reading Singapore Airlines celebrates 50 years in the Philippines; unveils premium economy class 

Wedding Anniversary Staycation at Belmont and Nichols Airport Hotel

Time flies when you're having fun.  I guess the Hubs and I are having the time of our lives since we failed to notice that our lifelong partnership aka marriage has reached its 7th year mark. Yes folks - I have been married that long. While I don't look like I was past my college … Continue reading Wedding Anniversary Staycation at Belmont and Nichols Airport Hotel

Nichols Airport Hotel: A nice surprise in the heart of the city

A wise man once said, "Once a year, go someplace you've never been before..." In a world like ours that is so diverse, different and vast - it is only surprising that there are hidden places waiting to be discovered and gems waiting to be uncovered. Understandable, if the place and the gem is an airplane ride … Continue reading Nichols Airport Hotel: A nice surprise in the heart of the city

I’m Spirited Away in Jiufen: An adventure in the land of Yubaba and Chihiro and the unending flight of stairs 

(I am writing this post while waiting for my flight back to Manila, whiling away time at the Taoyuan Airport. The trip to Jiufen is definitely the highlight of the trip hence I can't wait to write about it)  The first thing you will notice upon reaching is the cats. There's a number of them: … Continue reading I’m Spirited Away in Jiufen: An adventure in the land of Yubaba and Chihiro and the unending flight of stairs 

…Manila

By far, not the best city in the world. Not perfect -- but this place is my home. And that is enough reason for me. (Photos taken while going around the city, trying to buy knock-off football jerseys which the family will wear to greet 2014)

Amazing Taiwan: the land of shaved ice, warm people, micro mini skirts and full-on PDA (Part 1)

I love, adore, yearn for Taiwan! Obviously, three short days is not enough to discover the beauty of Taiwan. But my four short days in Taipei (actually 2 1/2 days in Taipei and half a day in Yehliu) pretty much gave me fond memories of this country formerly called as Formosa. What can I say … Continue reading Amazing Taiwan: the land of shaved ice, warm people, micro mini skirts and full-on PDA (Part 1)

Flight: Here’s what not to watch when you have a plane to catch the next day

Who the eff watches this movie (and THIS SCENE) a few days before their flight? You're right, I do! The said scene is from the movie Flight, a 2012 drama starring Denzel Washington and directed by Robert Zumeckis, the same guy behind Forrest Gump. Flight's story is straight forward, a passenger plane takes a steep … Continue reading Flight: Here’s what not to watch when you have a plane to catch the next day