Archive for December, 2015


2015 Best Nine

Inspired by the trending topic #2015BestNine on Instagram, I decided to create my own nine highlights of the year 2015.  It’s quite difficult to rank them in particular order so I’m listing them from the earliest to the latest in the year.


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Food Trip: Bacchanal Buffet

I seldom do reviews of buffet but now I’m doing one and from outside the Philippines.  Bacchanal Buffet is its name, and here’s my review.

Located inside Caesars Palace

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Hotel Review: MGM Grand

MGM Grand is a name quite familiar with Filipinos, especially boxing fans, as some of the biggest boxing matches were held here including what was dubbed as “The Fight of the Century” between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.  Here’s a look at what the hotel is really like.

MGM Grand

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Hotel Review: Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center

Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center is one of two Hyatt properties in Anaheim, California and is the one we stayed in for our visit to Disneyland.  Here’s my review.

Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center

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West Coast Chronicles: LAX⇢HKG⇢MNL

All good things must come to an end, and that dreaded day had come.  It’s time to pack my bags and end the longest vacation of my life so far.  It was a bittersweet moment as I got to return home but then leave a love one behind.  I can’t imagine how OFWs do it.

On our way to LAX

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Happy Holidays!

To everyone celebrating the yuletide season, Merry Christmas!


To everyone else, Happy Holidays!

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Here’s one of the ways this season is observed in the financial district of the Philippines: with light shows playing Filipino Christmas songs.  May it add color and joy to your holidays! 🎅


West Coast Chronicles: Las Day in Las Vegas and Return to California

Our third and final day in Las Vegas had arrived and there are still a few more unchecked must see items on our list.  Check out is lunch time, so we had to move fast!

MGM Grand from a different angle

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