• Food & Travel,  Lifestyle

    7 Things Filipinos Will Love About Bangkok

    Bangkok is one of those places that’s so much like Manila and yet so different at the same time. It feels so much like home in some respects, but it also feels like a whole new world in many others. That’s just one of the appeals of Bangkok to Pinoys, one of the reasons why many keep on booking a Bangkok tour package every year or so.

    Are you still on the fence about booking that trip? Or are you looking for an “excuse” to have another vacation? Here’s a list of just a few things to love about Thailand’s bustling, exciting capital.

    PADTHAI

    The Food Thai cuisine is one of the most popular in the world. From traditional dishes like pad thai and mango sticky rice to exotic delicacies like deep-fried bugs, you definitely won’t go hungry when you visit the Thai capital. It’s a paradise for foodies and those who travel for the sake of trying unique and delicious food. In addition, like Manila, Bangkok is full of street food options. Food carts and stalls are on every corner, just waiting for you to try their yummy offerings. You can also find even more food options when you visit the malls. Here, the choices expand to neighboring Asian countries’ cuisines, like Japanese and Korean. You’ll also find a lot of Western dishes with a Thai twist. In short, if you love food, then you’ll love Bangkok!

  • Cook with Mitch,  Food & Travel,  Great Deals,  Lifestyle,  Motherhood,  School

    Good Buy from Lazada Midyear Sale

    I promise I didn’t buy anything unuseful from the recently Lazada midyear sale. One of them was this lunch box that I have been wanting to buy but couldn’t find the perfect match to my liking. The size is bigger than what I was expecting, and that’s great!

     

    No, I am not into bento baon making ‘coz I know I cannot keep up until the end of the school year, but I have been looking for something with partitions so that the dishes won’t mix with each other.

    So there, I patiently searched for it during the Lazada midyear sale and luckily found this one with lunch bag included.

  • Food & Travel,  Lifestyle

    5 Ways to Make Your Beach Vacation More Eco-friendly

    In an archipelago made up of more than 7,000 islands, it’s not too difficult to find a resort or beach where you can recharge, relax, and forget your worries for a short while. As evidenced by our social media posts, many of us Filipinos profess an affinity for water and require our dose of #vitaminsea every summer. Despite this, many avid beach-lovers can attest that we need to show our beaches and bodies of water a bit more TLC. The years and the influx of tourists haven’t been kind to some of our favorite summer destinations, and many of them have been degraded by pollution and lack of proper management.

    As tourists and travelers, how can we contribute to keeping our beaches and bodies of water clean? How can we help ensure that our lovely beaches in Batangas, Boracay, or anywhere in the country can still be enjoyed by the next generation? Here are 5 things that we can do to make our beach holidays more sustainable and eco-friendly.