3 Reasons Why You Should Travel Solo

Have you ever traveled solo to a place you’ve never been to before? If you’ve read my two posts about my trip to Indonesia at the beginning of the year (Jakarta and Bali respectively), then you might know that this was the first solo trip I’ve ever embarked on. In the process of planning the … Continue Reading

3 Nights in Bali – Canguu & Jimbaran

A trip to Indonesia is not complete without an excursion to Bali (in my most humble opinion). When planning my full itinerary, my friend Zul stressed that I should extend my stay in Bali. And the whole point of my trip was to relax & unwind in seclusion, away from the hectic city life of … Continue Reading

A Night in Jakarta – Hotel Monopoli

Happy New Year, everyone! Did you all have a relaxing & refreshing winter holiday? I decided to take my first solo trip to one of my dream destinations – Indonesia! I’ve been wanting to visit the country for as long as I can remember, and I made the dream to reality to kickstart my 2019. … Continue Reading

My Birthday Weekend Pt. 2 – Forest Inn Showakan

If you read part 1 about my spa experience at Forest Inn Showakan, I mentioned that I would do a review of the suite I stayed at. Well, here it is, with photos of the room, the dinner I had at their in-house Chinese restaurant, and of the hotel grounds. Read on for more about … Continue Reading

My Birthday Weekend – Spa Galanterie at Forest Inn Showakan

Another year older this past weekend, and what better way to celebrate my birthday than at a 5-star hotel with a spa experience! Forest Inn Showakan, in partnership with Valmont Japan, invited me for an overnight stay at their beautiful hotel in Tachikawa, about 40 minutes from Shinjuku. For this post, I wanted to focus … Continue Reading

My Favorite Eateries in L.A. & O.C.

When you’ve lived away from home sweet home for over 5 years like I have, you start getting behind on the new, trendy hang out spots and eateries. During my recent trip to L.A. & O.C., I was fortunate enough to meet with many of my local friends who’ve introduced me to a variety of … Continue Reading

La Fondue Tokyo, A New Kind Of Party

Tokyo has always been my city of dreams, and I never cease to dream of doing new things and chasing new opportunities. I welcomed 2018 with a bang by making one of my dreams come true – I co-produced a party with an amazing team of creatives. Read on for more about the first ever … Continue Reading

A day trip to Mitsumine Shrine in Chichibu, Japan

Although I went on this said day trip to Mitsumine Shrine at the beginning of the month, I thought finishing up 2017 with a mini travel post would be appropriate. Read on to see more photos of Mitsumine Shrine, one of the most famous power spots in Japan located on the summit of Mt. Mitsumine … Continue Reading

2 nights in Venice, 1 day in Milan

The last part of my Italy trip consisted of 2 nights in Venice and a day trip to Milan. Both cities were more than I had dreamed of – Venice being the romantic city above the water with a life of its own, Milan being full of hustle bustle, with larger buildings and fancy shopping … Continue Reading

2 days in Florence, Italy

Like Rome, Florence was another beautiful city with its own historical and architectural flavor. My mother and I actually didn’t stay here a full two days, since we traveled from Rome the first day and traveled to Venice the next afternoon. I wish we had more time to explore the city, but I’m glad we … Continue Reading