The Heart-Warming Reason Behind Wahat Al Karama

Let me tell you some facts about my younger brother. He used to compete for Math competitions locally and internationally. He's competed in three countries - Singapore, Malaysia, & Indonesia - (and won) in a span of three years. An expert when it comes to computer - can hack different internet providers, can make his [...]

The Beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Two words: breathtakingly beautiful. Say hello to United Arab Emirates' largest mosque: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Located in the heart of Abu Dhabi, this mosque is established and named after UAE's first president Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. This beauty took almost 12 years, more than 38 contracting companies, and 3 500 workers just [...]

Bolinao or Never: Pangasinan’s Enchanted Cave

đź“Ť Pangasinan, Philippines Just two months ago, I was at Pangasinan with my best friend, Kae, and her brother who's also very close to my heart, Kuya Kim. Aaaahhh, good times!! It was a very special trip for me because after so many years of planning, my best friend and I finally traveled together. Welcome [...]

Hooked Seafood Restaurant: Food Review

Let me tell you something about myself. A day won't go by without me scrolling through Agoda, AirBNB, and/or Zomato. It has become a part of my daily routine. And so one night when I was doing my thing, scrolling through Zomato and checking out every restaurant's menu, taking notes of what I would be [...]

Global Village: Around The World in One Night

It has always been — I guess — everyone else's dream to travel the world. I've only been to 5 countries my whole life which means I still have 191 countries waiting for me. Long way to go, Miel! Anyway, for those of us who can't afford to travel the world (yet), I'm giving you a [...]

Rock Climbing After N Years

If you're looking for the girl who's up for adventures, well, you just found me. Adventure fills my life. Doing extreme things and feeling the adrenaline rush through my veins is what makes me feel I'm alive. Skydiving? Let's go. Bungee jumping? Yes, I'm up for it. Scariest roller coaster in the world? Where's the [...]

Spoon & Bowl Restaurant: Food Review

You know how I try to find the good in everything, right? That's what I've been trying to do ever since this evening after we ate at this newly opened restaurant in the city – Spoon & Bowl. The place itself is very nice. Very modern and it looks more of a café, to be [...]

Sushi Story Restaurant: Food Review

Fun fact: I have never tasted a sushi yet in my twenty years of existence. Growing up with my Mom who don't eat much of Japanese food (or other types of international cuisine), I guess I never really became fond of it. Believe me, it was Wel I was with when I had my first taste [...]

Yasalam AE: From Beats to Heartbeats

Yasalam has truly lived its literal meaning, "Wow" last night. First started in 2009 and has been the largest entertainment program in the city since then, it is one of the most highly anticipated festivals celebrating music, film, art and culture in the region. Beats on the Beach - an international music festival - is one [...]

Pagoda in Sagada: Most Dangerous Thing I Have Done Yet

A month ago, my friends and I went up north aka Banaue, Sagada and Baguio for a little vacation. Out of all the trips I’d made, it was the one that excited me the most. Why? Because ever since that Tadhana movie, it has always been my dream to see the sunrise in Kiltepan personally. Grabe, [...]