M. Manila & the places my tummy loved

So central is food in Filipino culture that the question, “Kumain ka na ba?” (translation: Have you eaten yet?), deserves a top 3 spot for frequently asked questions in the Philippines. Filipinos love their food — rightly so, because there is definitely something magical about food in the Philippines. It seems that a Filipino pastime isContinue reading “M. Manila & the places my tummy loved”

Beaches in Guam

Between the holidays (Christmas and New Year), I went to Guam for vacation with the fam. I’d never been to Guam before, but I was expecting to see something like Hawaii — like Waikiki. Turns out it was only a little bit like Hawaii. We visited three beaches while we were there: Tamuning; Coco Palm Garden Beach;Continue reading “Beaches in Guam”

Gems in the Sunset

It’s been real, Sunset! As I say my goodbyes to this wonderful neighborhood, allow me to pay homage to the treasures that make leaving the Sunset so bittersweet.