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Metro Manila Travel

At the Presidential Museum and Library (MalacaƱang Museum)

By on July 11, 2013
A few weeks back, my best buddy and I found ourselves at the Presidential Museum and Library at the Kalayaan Hall within the historically hallowed grounds of the MalacaƱang Complex.
Metro Manila Travel

The happy place that is Yexel’s Toy Museum

By on July 4, 2013
What's the best lesson I learned from all this, aside from behaving properly inside this toy museum? It would probably be to buy two of each kind of toy for my future kids. One is for them to play and then to destroy. The other is preserved for them to sell off or house in a fancy toy museum someday, just like Yexel Sebastian's.
Metro Manila Travel

Manila Zoo: Maali and beyond

By on February 15, 2013
It is said that the Manila Zoo was actually the first of its kind in Asia. It first opened to the public on July 25, 1959. I could only imagine how it looked like back in its heyday.
Restaurant Review

Yes, there’s a live pig at Ambos Mundos

By on January 30, 2013
My idea though of a good restaurant is that it should provide good food at very reasonable prices. The ambiance, no matter how quirky or how fancy it may be, comes next or even last on my list. If I want a trip down memory lane, I could just go to a museum any time of the week.
Restaurant Review

Searching for Humba at Fely J’s Kitchen

By on January 23, 2013
Let me get this straight first: humba is not the same with adobo. It is a completely different creature. It is usually characterized by a slow-cooking process, which yields a soy-based sauce that is darker and slightly sweeter.