Tokyo: There’s more to Tsukiji Market than waking up early part 1

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If you're like me the first thought of Tsukiji Market is that you have to wake up very early to go there. You do have to be there at 5:00 am if you want to watch the fish auction. If not you can go there any time of the day although a lot of places close around 2:30 pm while some close ... [Read More]

Hotel Review: Courtyard Tokyo Ginza Hotel

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When we were planning our trip to Tokyo it took me a long time to decide which area to stay at. I was choosing between Shinjuku, Shibuya or Ginza. With my friends' urging I chose Ginza. The choice of Courtyard by Marriott was an easy one because I stay in Marriott hotel the most often anywhere ... [Read More]

Flight Review: Philippine Airlines Manila to Haneda, Tokyo

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I'm finally posting my trip to Tokyo last October 2014. I promised to do it before I leave for Tokyo again.  ... [Read More]

Qantas is Now Online

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This summer break is going to be a long one with some schools opening in August. If you're thinking where to spend your vacation why not go to Australia? ... [Read More]

I’m Back!!!

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In case you've been wondering why I haven't posted in a long time it's because I was in the USA for a brief two week vacation with my friends. If you haven't seen my photo updates in Facebook, Instagram or Twitter let me show you a preview of what I ate and where I went. My first stop was my ... [Read More]

Osaka: Philippine Airlines MNL-KIX-MNL

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  Last June my friend texted me if I wanted to go to Osaka. I didn't have a visa yet and the trip was in less than a week. I said yes and quickly applied for a visa which I luckily got in 3 days. I was surprised how fast and easy it was to get a Japanese visa nowadays and they gave me 3 ... [Read More]

Philippine Airlines Meals Mnl-Hkg-Mnl December 2013

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My family spends the Christmas holidays in Hong Kong every year away from the traffic madness. I'll be featuring my favorite restaurants in Hong Kong as well as some new discoveries.  ... [Read More]

Lounge Review: Plaza Premium Lounge Hong Kong

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Ever since Philippine Airlines changed management there have been several changes like the newly renovated lounge in the Naia terminal 2, the improved airline food and the change to the Plaza Premium Lounge in Hong Kong.  ... [Read More]

Hotel Review: Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central

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I've been to Macao a number of times and other than a stay at Wynn when it was new, The Venetian was where I always stay for the simple reason that they had the biggest rooms which were the best value for money. Last August I decided it was time for a new hotel so I tried Sheraton Macao Hotel which ... [Read More]

Lounge Review: PAL’s new Mabuhay Lounge at Naia Terminal 2

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 When I went to the airport last August for my flight to Hong Kong I was shocked to find Philippine Airlines' newly renovated lounge. I must say I'm very impressed.  ... [Read More]