This is my food, travel, and lifestyle blog.

Newly married, living in a new city (London, UK), and taking on a brand new chapter in life, this blog is my record book for things that I am learning and discovering along the way. Soon to be thirty and driven by the desire to live long (and prosper), I’m now raising the bar in the way I cook, eat, move, work, laugh, love, and do things. As a Filipina in London, I am also sharing the challenges of being an expat and holding on to your identity while enjoying my new home. If you find yourself on the same chapter of your life, you might find something useful here.

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January 3, 2017 12:15 am

My Top Moments of 2016

Despite the wave of bad news that characterised the past year, I can’t and won’t ever deny it – 2016 was my best year yet. It is the second day of January and the last day of my holiday break. Before I move on to the glorious possibilities of 2017, I feel a proper close to the past year is called for. Here are some of the best moments of my year, and the lessons I’m taking away from them. Our Wedding – Jan 23, 2016 A Perfect Day On January 2016, Andrew and I got married. As a long distance couple, we only really had one full month to plan it all, but it turned out



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