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Experiencing the Slow Living Movement in Umbria, Italy

A Magical Night “There’s something waiting for you outside,” said Marliza and Serena. I have just traveled for almost 10 hours from Dusseldorf, Germany all the way to this random Italian village, Paciano, in Umbria via Rome and all I wanted was to sleep and rest. I was also a bit disoriented. It was almost […]

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Food, Culture and Adventure around Trasimeno Lake in Perugia, Italy

  So I’m back. I kind of figured out what I need to do and it felt good to put them all in writing. What I needed to do is to continue telling my story through this blog. I have a few exciting things happening in the next weeks and I can’t wait to let […]

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Spaghetti Ice Cream Exists and it’s freakin delicious

“Wait, what?!? Spaghettieis (Spaghetti ice cream)? What the hell is that?” “Just wait for it,” said Michael with a mischievous grin on his face. We were in Cologne and we stopped by one of the ice cream shops to have some ice cream. The shop was packed with people mostly sitting outside enjoying the sun […]

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3 Restaurants with Ridiculous Views (and Luscious Food) on Ponza Island, Italy

I have a new favorite island.¬†It’s in Italy. And it’s not Sardinia. Or Capri. Or Sicily. It’s called Ponza Island. I wanna live there in the summer. OK fayyyyynnn I kind of say this to all the places I visit 63% of the time. But really, I DO. Some of my most vivid memories of […]

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Comfort Food: Pan Filipino Restaurant in Berlin, Germany

  You know that feeling when you’re traveling and you get cravings for food from home? You just can’t ingest another plate of schnitzel or curry wurst anymore? I sometimes have that. I want to pig out on adobo lechon kare-kare sinigang na ulo ng bangus tinolang manok longganisa shet pati dinuguan pinakbet ginataang alimango […]

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Our Valentines Dinner is Beyonce Themed – The Food

People are so boring and cliche during Valentines day so I sexed it up a bit and made ours Beyonce-themed. If you missed it, you can read the fab menu linked in the first sentence. This was the first time I wasn’t traveling during Valentine’s. In 2011 we were in Malta channeling Haruki Murakami’s The […]

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Our Valentines Dinner is Beyonce Themed – The Menu

Inspired by Brucie‘s Valentines menu in New York, I created our own Beyonce-themed Valentines dinner menu that I will cook tonight for my hot, hot date. I probably haven’t made it public yet but Beyonce is my favorite pop star. I have been a fan way back in high school when she was still with […]

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Coffee, Tea or Sekamehu?!?

  After 45 minutes of snow mobiling through the wilderness to chase the Northern Lights, we arrived at a clearing where a man was having a bonfire by his teepee. “Would you like something warm to drink?” he asked as we sat by the bonfire. He was pointing at the kettle warming up by the […]

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The Ultimate German Christmas Market Tour

  This year will be my first Christmas in Germany which also means it will be my first time to experience the famous German Christmas markets (Weihnachtsmarkt auf Deutsch) that I always hear about. The ¬†previews Christmases saw me eating pierogi in the gorgeous Tatra mountains of Poland, throwing a Christmas dinner party in Stockholm […]

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How to Eat Europe: A Food Pilgrimage

I consider myself a gourmand and I oftentimes travel to certain European destinations to pig out on their culinary offerings. This week I interviewed one of the food and travel bloggers I have been following and admire, Sage of Food Pilgrimage. Learn what food pilgrimage is, how to discover Europe through food and different food […]

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