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Abigail Javellana

#Philippines, #Restaurants, Food

FLOSSOM CAFE + KITCHEN: Instagram-worthy Floral Cafe in QC!

Have you been to this absolutely gorgeous Instagram-worthy cafe in Quezon City?

There is something undeniably charming about Flossom Kitchen + Cafe. It started out in San Juan as a neighborhood cafe known for its homey vibe and chic flowery decors complemented by glorious foodporn.
Here’s a look at Flossom Cafe’s new branch at SM North Edsa…

 

Flossom Kitchen + Cafe
2nd Level, North Towers, SM North, Quezon City
Landline: 0977-1070493

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#Travel

LONDON: Awesome 4-Day DIY Itinerary!

London is an amazing city that’s full of history, offering visitors thousands of things to do. Here, you’ll find  some of the world’s best architecture, galleries and museums.

To experience all the British capital has to offer, aim for a visit of at least four days. To help you plan for the perfect trip to London, I’ve put together our four-day breakdown so that you can create your own bespoke travel itinerary covering the city’s most famous attractions (e.g., Buckingham Palace, London Bridge, The Tower of London,  Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, The London Eye, Windsor Castle, Stonehenge and more).

⚡️Book Here (Klook it!):
London Eye Ticket
• Stonehenge, Windsor Castle & Bath Day Trip
• London Pass with 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
• 
[Klook Original] Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter Ticket with Round Trip Train Tickets

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#Philippines, #Travel

LAKBAY MUSEO: Travel the Philippines by way of this Interactive Museum for Millennials!

For tourists, Manila is often just a stopover between flights on the way to another destination.

If you have a short time to spare in the metro, why not visit this IG-worthy museum that allows you to travel and experience 11 Regions of the Philippines without having to leave Manila?

Lakbay Museo offers 14 unique experiences in 11 different destinations and lets you travel to Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao and get to know more about Philippine history and culture without having to spend days of traveling and a lot of money.

Take your taste buds on a journey with different Pinoy food and drinks, take a look and even try on various traditional clothing and textiles, open your eyes to the many traditional dances and shows and, of course, go around interactive exhibits which you can experience through different senses.

Here’s a tour inside Lakbay Museo…

LAKBAY MUSEO
Level 1, S Maison, Marina Way, Mall of Asia Complex
Pasay City, Philippines
Opens 10am-10pm (9pm last tour)

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#Philippines, #Restaurants, Food

YOSHIMEATSU: Unlimited Korean-Japanese BBQ for Php 549!

For Php 549, get unli yakiniku, sushi rolls, ebi tempura, yakitori and tasty sidings from kimchi rice, to mashed potatoes, to those seafood cheeseballs with gooey centers! Did I forget it also comes with milk tea soft cream with pearls for dessert? Sulit na sulit, di ba?

YOSHIMEATSU is a local brand created by a group of millennials who wanted to serve Japanese and Korean fusion style unli yakiniku for the Pinoy palate. With a mouthwatering feast of 13 types of meat and 19 choices of side dishes, you’ll surely be satisfied by the overflowing choices!

Here are 5 reasons why you should try Yoshimeatsu. Plus, get a chance to win Php 2500 worth of GCs at their new branch!

YOSHIMEATSU
Unit 3, Sunshine Square, Mandala Park, 312 Shaw Boulevard, Pleasant Hills, Mandaluyong City
Facebook: Yoshimeatsu
Landline: +639164313124
Opening Hours: 11am-12mn

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#Philippines, #Restaurants

S Kitchen Sheraton Sunday Fiesta Buffet! @SheratonManila

Read first: Sheraton Manila Hotel: Secrets of Sheraton Staycation

After my Sunday Fiesta buffet in Sheraton, I knew this would be a perfect place to bring my balikbayan and international guests for a taste of Filipino cuisine but in a modern luxurious setting.

S Kitchen features a wide spread of international selections from East to West, but unlike other hotel buffets in Manila, its focal point is its Filipino station. You’ll love the Lechon de Leche stuffed with Paella, truffle kare-kare, homemade native delicacies and, of course, the “paluto station” that serves fresh seafood—crabs, shrimp, shells and even a whole lapu-lapu (grouper) cooked to your own liking!

Even the interiors of S Kitchen have a Filipino touch, from the traditional fish net inspired chandeliers to the Igorot-printed tiles.

Here’s what you’ll find at S Kitchen’s Sunday Fiesta Buffet priced at Php 2,500 only…

S Kitchen
Sheraton Hotel Manila (Across Naia 3)
80 Andrews Avenue, Pasay City, Philippines
Telephone: +632 902-1800
Facebook: Sheraton-Manila-Hotel
Website: www.marriott.com/sheraton-manila-hotel

Related Blog Post: Sheraton Manila Hotel: Secrets of Sheraton Staycation

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#Philippines

CELEBRITY EDGE CRUISE SHIP: What to Expect from Luxury Cruising!

Are you ready to travel aboard Celebrity Cruises’ most advanced cruise ship?

Celebrity Cruises’ CELEBRITY EDGE is a total game changer when it comes to cruising. With a $1 Billion budget, you’ll be impressed by the out-of-the-box experiences provided by the Edge, transforming the cruise industry with technological advancements.

Find the most state-of-the-art spa at sea, open the door to your stateroom using your phone, have dinner with a miniature 3D chef projected on your plate or ride on the Magic Carpet—the world’s first cantilevered venue at sea that travels 13 stories high.

Cruising with Celebrity is perfect for travelers who want to see the world from the comfort of a floating boutique hotel complete with fantastic service and one of the best food, drink and entertainment offerings you’ll find at sea.

Here are the top reasons why you’ll love the modern and luxurious Celebrity Edge…

ARPAN AIR, INC.
International Representative – Philippines
Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises & Azamara Club Cruises
Telephone: +632 892 2701 to 03
Mobile: +63 955 213 3579

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Japan

Kansai, Japan Itinerary! Exploring Osaka, Nara and Mie using the Kintetsu Railway Pass!

Let’s chase the cherry blossoms of Kansai!

Kansai or Western Japan is an area that includes Osaka, Kyoto, Nara and Mie.

In spring, the region transforms into this beautiful destination filled with a sea of cherry blossom trees awash with all shades of pink.

Besides cherry blossom viewing, our itinerary also included other attractions in each city we passed by. We skipped Kyoto for this trip, mainly because we’ve been there several times, but if you haven’t been to Kyoto, I strongly suggest you add it to your itinerary.

Here’s how you can make the most of your Kansai Pass and save money on your travel budget.

Cherry Blossom Kansai Series:

• Kansai, Japan Itinerary! Exploring Osaka, Nara & Mie using the Kintetsu Railway Pass!
• Visit The Best Cherry Blossom Spot in Japan! (Mt. Yoshino & Nara Park Itinerary)
• Nabano No Sato: Flower Park and Winter Illumination Guide!

Watch Cherry Blossoms in Japan: Sakura Season in Kansai (Vlog)

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Japan

Visit The Best Cherry Blossom Spot in Japan! (Mt. Yoshino & Nara Park Itinerary)

Nara is my favorite place to chase Japan’s famous cherry blossoms. Here, parks, gardens, temples, and shrines are filled with this iconic image of a sea of cherry trees!

Nara is also home to Mt. Yoshino where 30,000 cherry blossom trees of different varieties are planted alongside the slope of the mountain, earning its title as Japan’s best cherry blossom spot.

If you’re in a hurry, here’s my quick guide for a day trip to Nara.

Cherry Blossom Kansai Series:

• Kansai, Japan Itinerary! Exploring Osaka, Nara & Mie using the Kintetsu Railway Pass!
• Visit The Best Cherry Blossom Spot in Japan! (Mt. Yoshino & Nara Park Itinerary)
• Nabano No Sato: Flower Park and Winter Illumination Guide!

Watch Cherry Blossoms in Japan: Sakura Season in Kansai (Vlog)

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Japan

Nabano No Sato: Flower Park and Winter Illumination Guide!

Japan has one of the most dazzling light displays, transforming their garden and cities into dazzling dreamlands adorned with thousands of colorful lights and  larger-than-life cosmic illuminations.

But did you know that a place near the city of Nagoya holds the biggest illumination display in all of Japan?

Nabano No Sato is a botanical garden plus theme park located in the Mie Prefecture. People from all over the world flock to this garden to witness the variety of vegetation and the fields of gorgeous flowers! But what everybody’s excited about is when, come nighttime, the 8 million LED bulbs light up and transform the gardens into a twinkling wonderland complete with magical light tunnels and animated light shows.

Nabano No Sato
駒江漆畑-270 長島町 Kuwana, Mie 511-1144, Japan
Opening hours: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Website: www.nagashima-onsen.co.jp

Cherry Blossom Kansai Series:

• Kansai, Japan Itinerary! Exploring Osaka, Nara & Mie using the Kintetsu Railway Pass!
• Visit The Best Cherry Blossom Spot in Japan! (Mt. Yoshino & Nara Park Itinerary)
• Nabano No Sato: Flower Park and Winter Illumination Guide!

Watch Cherry Blossoms in Japan: Sakura Season in Kansai (Vlog)

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