Southeast Asia

Matutina’s

Matutina’s

Matutina’s is a seafood restaurant located in San Sebastian, Tarlac City. It’s along the highway across the intersection next to the SOGO Hotel so it’s hard to miss.  It serves mostly Filipino food with affordable prices. My friend and I met after not seeing each […]

Wangfu Marquee Mall

Wangfu Marquee Mall

Wangfu Marquee Mall is a Chinese restaurant serving familiar Chinese fare at affordable prices with really good decor. It was relatively new at the time we went and we’ve never been there before so we decided to just try it. We were not disappointed.

Chef Laudico’s Feast SM Clark

Chef Laudico’s Feast SM Clark

Chef Laudico’s Feast SM Clark is a buffet style restaurant serving Filipino and Asian food. If you love Filipino food or would like to take foreigner friends to sample our local dishes, this would be the perfect place to go. It is located just outside […]

Halong Bay Tour

Halong Bay Tour

The Halong Bay Tour is one of the most popular activities to do in Vietnam if not THE most popular activity or tourist attraction in Vietnam. You can look for various cruises and price points with information available on the internet. We just got the tour […]

Hanoi Night Market

Hanoi Night Market

Hanoi Night Market is located in the Old Quarter near Hoan Kiem Lake and covers 3 kilometers. They close of the streets for traffic and merchandise are displayed in the middle of the street. There are also a lot of food stalls.

Cafe Pho Co Hanoi

Cafe Pho Co Hanoi

Cafe Pho Co Hanoi is a very charming coffee shop located near Hoan Kiem Lake. It specializes in caphe trung da which is coffee made with egg. It’s very difficult to find and there are not really obvious visible signs from the street but it’s such […]

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hanoi Old Quarter is probably one of the most popular areas of Hanoi. It is very historic with old buildings and structures around the area. It is also teeming with hotels so there are a lot of options. There are plenty of shops, cafes and […]

Madam Yen’s Cooking Class Hanoi

Madam Yen’s Cooking Class Hanoi

Madam Yen’s Cooking Class Hanoi was an amazing experience for me. When I was planning this Hanoi trip, I was thinking of authentic experiences I could participate in and this is one of them. Vietnam is well known for its delicious food and what other […]

Noble and Swan Boutique Hotel Hanoi

Noble and Swan Boutique Hotel Hanoi

There are several accommodations in Hanoi with good locations and reviews. The Noble and Swan Boutique Hotel Hanoi is one of them. The good thing about Hanoi is there are plenty of options. When I am trying to determine which hotel to choose from several good […]

Hanoi 3 days Itinerary

What to do in 3 days in one of the most charming cities of Asia? Hanoi is such a vibrant and busy city. Most tourists stay in the center in Old Quarter or the Hoan Kiem area which is where we stayed because most of […]