Resolutions

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

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 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…

Apple Chronicles: Boston

The next stop on our tour of the East Coast is Boston, the capital of the state of Massachusetts. It is one of the oldest municipalities in the United States and site of various historical events in the country.

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.

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…

Apple Chronicles: Exploring Houston

I only have eight days in Houston and most of it is occupied by official business.  I also only have a weekend so I have to make the most out of my time and forget about jetlag.  And so, my adventure started the following morning. This is part of a series ① ② ③ ④…

Apple Chronicles: Houston, We’ve Arrived!

After seven hours of waiting, I’m finally on my way to North America!  Now comes the longest non-stop part of my trip: a 10 ½-hour flight over the Pacific Ocean and the Arctic! This is part of a series ① ② ③ ④ ⑤ ⑥ ⑦ ⑧ ⑨ ⑩ ⑪ ⑫ ⑬ ⑭ ⑮ ⑯…

Bangkok Diaries: Pad Thai and Airports

Pad Thai is my favorite Thai dish and I wanted to conclude our trip by having some of the best Pad Thai in Bangkok.  And I think we found it and that’s basically all we had time for on our last day in the city.

Bangkok Diaries: Arrival and Tips

Our flight from Manila was delayed but thankfully we didn’t experience any further inconveniences while we’re up in the air (except for some turbulences).  We were travelling westward towards where the sun was heading, giving us extra sunlight hours despite our later than expected departure.