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New Chapter, New Stories

 Life has taken a turn for some really exciting stuff! I’m now thriving at thirty, happily married, and a full fledged Londoner. As an expat, I am eating new and amazing food, going to exciting new places, meeting inspiring new friends, and making new milestones… all while taking pride in my Filipino roots.

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13th August 2018 7:33 pm

Afternoon Tea at Galvin at The Athenaeum with Red Letter Days

Celebrating National Afternoon Tea week? Read on about our Red Letter Days luxury afternoon tea experience at the gorgeous Galvin at the The Athenaeum below. Afternoon tea. It’s a tradition as British as the queen herself. Here’s an interesting fact though – afternoon tea was not actually borne out of the need to enjoy a hot brew. Afternoon tea actually has more to do with the cream filled scones and dainty cakes and sandwiches than the tea itself. It originated from a time where only two main meals existed, and the long gap in between inspired a very hungry duchess to schedule a midday treat. Little did she know how much she’s about to shape British culture! Why have Afternoon Tea? Afternoon tea is a vital part of the British experience. Many hotels in the UK offer them as a luxurious treat, enjoyed in place of lunch or as a prelude to a late lunch. As an expat, I tend to take visiting friends for afternoon tea for a catch-up and also for them to experience a truly

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Afternoon Tea at Galvin at The Athenaeum with Red Letter Days

Celebrating National Afternoon Tea week? Read on about our Red Letter Days luxury afternoon tea experience at the gorgeous Galvin at the The Athenaeum below. Afternoon tea. It's a tradition as ...
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Luxury dining in El Celler de can Roca, Girona Spain

We've recently had the pleasure of trying out the second best restaurant in the world, El Celler De can Roca. When our friends invited us to join them for a ...
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Brunch in The Table Cafe London

This locally lauded brunch spot is a must try, but be warned - The Table Cafe gets really busy! London has finally come to a more manageable temperature last weekend ...
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Western Chicken Tinola

Westernised Chicken Tinola Recipe

Coming into a new country, it was a challenge to find ingredients to some of my favourite Filipino dishes. One of these dishes is Chicken Tinola. Chicken Tinola is a ...
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Weekend in paris

Things to Do on a Weekend in Paris

Ah….Paris, the city of love. I've been lucky enough to enjoy a weekend in Paris twice this year, and I am absolutely smitten. The classical renaissance and baroque buildings, the ...
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If you’re here about your UK Visa, please read this

Dear UK Visa reader, Thanks for reading my blog. I appreciate your visit! I just wanted to take this opportunity to say how happy I am that my words have ...
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Quaglino’s Launches New Cocktail Menu, Q Aperitivo

I've only recently appreciated the wonders of a good cocktail. I'm more a whiskey or wine fan, myself. However, when cocktails are good, they are irresistible! That's why I always ...
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Michelin Starred Peruvian Restaurant Lima Fitzrovia

Michelin starred restaurant Lima was a feast for the eyes and a real culinary treat. It is a restaurant that puts its food, first and foremost, into the limelight. Living ...
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