The Newest Milk Tea Place in Maginhawa: Sakura Hanami

You know you'll find me in pink-themed places. So when I saw this new milk tea shop in Maginhawa on Facebook and I happened to go somewhere near there, I called for backup. How to Go to Sakura Hanami I'm not sure of the easiest way to go there, but I found two options (besides … Continue reading The Newest Milk Tea Place in Maginhawa: Sakura Hanami

The Cafe that Must Be Named: The Nook Cafe

According to Merriam-Webster, the term nook means "a small often recessed section of a larger room," "a secluded or sheltered place or part," and "an interior angle formed by two meeting walls." Could you imagine what the Nook Cafe looks like based on this definition? Directions For the east people, ride a Cubao jeep and tell the driver … Continue reading The Cafe that Must Be Named: The Nook Cafe

Cafe and Gift Shop in One at Gift Avenue Cafe

Typo, Papelmeroti, and Tickles are some of my favorite gift shops, all known for their beautifully crafted items. Gift Avenue falls in the same category, but what sets it apart is its charming cafe. Directions For people from the east, ride the LRT 2 and go down at Araneta Center Cubao Station. Walk toward Gateway's … Continue reading Cafe and Gift Shop in One at Gift Avenue Cafe

It Is Literally Raining Cats and Dogs in Bengal Brew and Wolf and Bear Cafe

Upon going home after the Manila International Book Fair, I passed by Bengal Brew and Wolf and Bear Cafe. I stayed outside, delightfully watching the dogs play with the people inside. I swore to go in the next day. Tomorrow is a good day to die, I thought, maybe after hugging all these dogs. The next … Continue reading It Is Literally Raining Cats and Dogs in Bengal Brew and Wolf and Bear Cafe

Unit 27 Apartment: Red Lights and Good Company

First, happy twenty-eight birthday, Micah! Mukha ka talagang hindi tumatanda! After n months of planning, my friends from my elementary school have finally met last July 2 at Eastwood where the birthday celebrator, my friend Micah, works. They let me decide where to eat because, you know, the typical conversation would just go like this: "Saan … Continue reading Unit 27 Apartment: Red Lights and Good Company