Eating in Manila: Agimat + February Food Diary

Eating in Manila: Agimat + February Food Diary

If Christmas and New Year’s are big in Manila, Lunar New Year is the equivalent here in Singapore. My company was nice enough to give us a few days off, so, of course, I used that time to come back home to Manila and spend time with my best friends, family, and of course, Rocket! [...]

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A Glossier Review: Wearing Glossier in Tropical Countries

A Glossier Review: Wearing Glossier in Tropical Countries

A girl like me couldn’t leave New York without going to Glossier, one of the few brands as of late that I’ve been geeking over, listening to every podcast with Emily Weiss and reading every article I could find about the business. I mean, what’s there to not love about an affordable beauty brand that [...]

Twenty-Nine

Twenty-Nine

Hello from New York! Winter is approaching and the temperature has been unkind to my tropical-tempered skin. It is a chilly Monday evening in New York City. I have been here for almost ten days, renting out a brownstone apartment in Brooklyn during my time here because I am an adult who cannot wrap her [...]

Tokyo: L’effervescence レフェルヴェソンス

Tokyo: L’effervescence レフェルヴェソンス

With the insanely massive amount of good food in Japan, Tokyo is in itself a plethora of gastronomic pleasures. It’s one of those places in the world that you can travel to without a list and allow to surprise you—with minimal disappointments. The worst thing (is there even a worst thing when in Japan?!) I [...]

Japan: Kyoto 京都

Japan: Kyoto 京都

Kyoto has easily become my favourite part of Japan so far. There’s something about the slowness of its pace, the calm air, the peace, the gentle demeanour of the locals, and the lightness of the city. I may be biased because Memoirs of a Geisha was one of the most impactful books that I’ve read [...]