Highlights of 2013

2013 is one interesting but very challenging year for me.  I’ve had lots of ups and downs, but looking back I can’t say that I have any regrets.  And if I had to pick just 10 as highlights of my year, this list would be it.  In no particular order, they are:

Merry Christmas!

And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear.  And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.  For unto you is born this day in the city…

Strawberry Chronicles: Bliss Café

Bliss Café was the last vegetarian restaurant we visited during this trip but it was definitely not the least!  In fact, I consider one of their dishes one of the best I’ve ever tried!

Strawberry Chronicles: Oh My Gulay

Oh My Gulay (OMG) is one of the notable vegetarian restaurants in Baguio City and I’m so glad we got to try it finally during our recent trip.  But there’s more to this restaurant than vegetables.

Extraordinary Cavinti

A few weeks ago, this little known place in Laguna called Cavinti held its first organized trail race.  Until this race, I’ve never heard of this place.  And after this race, Cavinti is a place I won’t soon forget.

Strawberry Chronicles: Glenn 50’s Diner

Glenn 50’s Diner had always been a favorite spot for me ever since I first tried it years ago.  I’ve never, ever failed to return whenever I’m in Baguio and this time I think it’s time for a full feature!

Shoe Review: World Balance Topnotcher

World Balance is a familiar footwear brand in the Philippines dating back years that if you grew up in the country, chances are you had tried their pair at least once when you were a kid (including myself).  World Balance is known for providing reasonably-priced footwear for different audiences but not the running segment—until recently.

Strawberry Chronicles: City Center Hotel Review

City Center Hotel is one of the newest and most modern hotels in Baguio City.  It served as our home in the city for three days during our recent trip, and here are my thoughts on this hotel.