How Potatoes Inspired Me to Cook

As I promised myself during the pandemic, cooking is an essential skill that I should start learning.  But also because of the pandemic, this would have to be done virtually, like many other things.  You’d be surprised to know that potatoes helped me gain confidence to pursue cooking! Learning to cook in the middle of…

Nutrition Facts: Potatoes

The more I research about potatoes, the more I’m impressed.  For the longest time, I’ve been looking for a cheap but good alternative to rice and until recently, I didn’t know that potatoes fit the bill.  Here are some of the things that I discovered about this crop.

Resolutions

It’s not uncommon for many people to start the year with a “resolution.” This year I’m joining the bandwagon…

Nutrition During Quarantine

Nutrition is probably the last thing on our minds when we all suddenly found ourselves locked in our homes when the lockdowns started.  But as the weeks turned to months, putting this aspect aside may put your lives at stake. Source: potatogoodness.com The early days of the lockdown were “survival mode” for me.  The things…

A “Superfood” Hiding in Plain Sight

For many of us, when we think of training, we don’t think about the food we take during our activities.  With the advent of instant formulas like sports drinks, gels, and the like, we forget that there are natural sources that could be healthier alternatives.  And just recently, I didn’t realize that I’ve been overlooking…

Hotel Review: Casa Vallejo

One of the hotels we stayed in during our impromptu Baguio trip is Casa Vallejo.  This property dates back to 1909 so it has that “old world” charm that drew us to it.  Here’s my review of the oldest hotel in Baguio City.

Taste Cavite: Touring Cavite by Food!

How would you like to sample the best dishes of Cavite without going through the entire province?  Or to put it simply, how would you like to taste a lot of great food in one place?  That’s what “Taste Cavite” is all about, and here’s how you can enjoy it yourselves.

Food Trip: Canto (Baguio City)

Baguio City is known for great food joints and one of my favorite new discovery in the city is Canto located along C. Arellano Street.  Here are some of my reasons why:

West Coast Chronicles: MNL⇢HKG⇢LAX

After about a year and a half, I found myself again on the other side of the Pacific Ocean, this time exploring more of the US West Coast.  While this trip wasn’t really expected, it turned out to be a memorable one and would be the longest vacation of my adult life.  Join me as…

The Piaya Chronicles: The Ancestral Houses of Silay City

Silay City is the gateway to Negros Occidental, being home to the modern Bacolod-Silay Airport.  It may not be as popular as Bacolod but it is a must to be part of your Negros Occidental itinerary.  It is home to “living” historic houses, and much more!

Gear up for the adidas King of the Road race

From adidas Philippines: Running races aren’t always about your speed or passing through the finish line, it goes beyond your physical abilities.  Races are a great way to motivate yourself to get fit and can also be a platform for personal breakthroughs.  Running makes you test your limits, but also makes you able to believe…