A Taste of a Legend. Kobe Beef in Kobe, Japan.

A Taste of a Legend. Kobe Beef in Kobe, Japan.

Steaks are some of the rare foods you just can’t go wrong with. Just season with salt and pepper, grill over open flame, or fry with a little butter. It doesn’t take a five star chef to turn the simple choice cut meat into a gastronomic delight. It’s safe to say that all steaks are delicious, but not all are equal. Beef comes in many choices and most of them I’ve already been acquainted with. But there’s one beef that’s…

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My Deer Nara. A Side Trip to Nara, Japan.

My Deer Nara. A Side Trip to Nara, Japan.

Nara is one of the prefectures in Japan’s Kansai area. We were able to make a quick side trip here during our Japan visit last August. Coming from touring Kyoto’s historical shrines & temples and Osaka’s cosmopolitan sites, we were in search for something else— something different that the Kansai area had to offer. This lead us to go to Nara to see the famous Nara Deer Park. The Nara Deer Park isn’t your typical park. What makes this different from…

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A Night at Azumi Boutique Hotel.

A Night at Azumi Boutique Hotel.

It’s everyone’s favorite holiday season again, and this year, my wife and I decided that we will be spending our Christmas somewhere else aside from our house. We thought about going out of town but didn’t want the hassle of the long drive. What we wanted was a quick and convenient getaway, somewhere not too far, yet not too familiar. The solution was obviously a staycation. Living on the North side of Metro Manila, going South was already conveniently foreign enough for…

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Hafa Adai! Welcome to Guam!

Hafa Adai! Welcome to Guam!

Hafa Adai! (pronounced as “half a day”) Or “hello” in native Chamorro language, is the official welcoming greeting when visiting Guam. Coined with “Where America’s Day Begins”, Guam is a small island in the pacific that is part of the United States’ unincorporated territories.It’s got every bit of that tropical island vibe, mixed with American goodness. It’s a very small island, about 3/4 the size of Singapore, and you can drive around the island’s perimeter in about six to eight hours….

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