If you have a foreigner friend asking you what to see in the Philippines for a few weeks? What do you tell them? The Philippines is an archipelago located in Southeast Asia. Unlike its popular neighboring countries that are easier to reach, you have to […]
The restaurant Ellis Gourmet Burger is located at De Keyserlei 21 in Antwerp. It’s the street directly across the Antwerp Central Station where there are a lot of restaurants and shops lined up. They serve burgers. It seems like designer burger places have been […]
The Antwerp Christmas Market will be up in a month’s time so if you are visiting the city around 9 December 2017 to 7 January 2018, you will be able to enjoy the festivities. The Visit Antwerp website says that it will be a magical winter wonderland and there will be “dusting of diamonds” this year. The festivities of the Antwerp Christmas Market includes the ice rink at Groenplaats, the Christmas Market stalls, the big Ferris Wheel, the slip and slide tube for kids. They would also have some items around the city. Two years ago they had the display where they had snow on the glass so you can take your picture behind it. Last year, they had a small structure with mistletoe hang above so you can kiss under it.
Fish Agogo Antwerp is a restaurant that serves seafood and it’s located on Handschoenmarkt 1 near the Cathedral. The rating on Tripadvisor is really high and for good reasons. It’s easily on the top 10. We wanted to go here for lunch once but it […]
Bia Mara in Antwerp is a fish and chips restaurant located on Maaldestraat near the Cathedral and the municipal hall. You can locate the restaurant on a small alley if you go from the Cathedral to the Municipal hall, you will be sure to pass […]
The Leonardo Hotel Antwerp is very close to the Central station. We chose this hotel because we had to leave really early by train. It was also was right on budget at the time we booked it. The price was around 59.10 euros a night excluding the city tax of 2.39 per person per night which most hotels probably charge separately. The hotel is obviously running on the Leonardo Da Vinci theme whom the hotel was named after.
The main gateway to Belgium is Zaventem or Brussels airport. From Antwerp, the distance is about 44 kilometers. There are several options to get from Brussels airport to Antwerp. You can get to Antwerp by train, by car or by bus. The fastest way to […]
The city of Antwerp, Belgium has made it on Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities to visit in 2018. It is number 6 on the list. I have been coming to this city for the past 3 years and have moved here recently. Antwerp has […]
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 other in a while. I was craving pinakbet and Matutina’s makes some mean Pinakbet so we decided to eat there.
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.