Japan

First timers Guide to Capsule Hotels in Japan

Capsule Hotel Experience in Japan (Guide)

So you want to stay at a capsule but don’t really know what to expect? This guide will help you learn all about capsule hotels to prepare for your stay, maybe even figure out if staying at a capsule hotel is right for you. First we need to know… What is a Capsule Hotel? A […]

Philippines

How to commute in Puerto Princesa aka How NOT TO GET SCAMMED by Tricycles

Puerto Princesa Tricycles

There are several ways to commute in Puerto Princesa, Palawan but the main mode of public commute are tricycles. If you’re new to Palawan, or the Philippines, and don’t know what tricycles are, tricycles (or trikes for short) are motorcycles with sidecars. You can think of these as motorcycle taxis similar to the autorickshaws in […]

Philippines

Samgyupsalamat Korean Barbeque, is it worth it?

Inside Samgyupsalamat South Park Alabang

Short answer. Maybe…? Korean barbeque in the Philippines is commonly referred to as samgyeopsal even though it actually refers to a specific kind of meat. Samgyeopsal (삼겹살) is pork belly meat and it literally translates to three-layered flesh/meat (sam 삼 meaning three; gyeop 겹 meaning layer; and sal 살 meaning flesh). There’s even a cousin […]

Philippines

Ice Cream Fantasy at Farmacy

Farmacy, I must say, is one of my favorite ice cream places. They have these all new and exciting flavors, at least ones I don’t see every day like Yuzu (Japanese lemon), black sesame, gianduia (hazelnut chocolate) lemon blueberry, moonshine (coffee liqueur), candied bacon, stracciatella (another kind of chocolate ice cream) jack fruit cashew, buttered […]