The Awesome Blogger Award!

Of course, just like what every blogger who got this award said.. This is so unexpected! (Because it really is, okay?) Being noticed by your fellow bloggers is one thing; but being recognized and being told how awesome you and your posts are is different! This nomination is from Ate Glaiza, author of the blog [...]

LA Vlogs: First Date in Abu Dhabi

A little backstory: My partner, Wel, and I are currently both based in United Arab Emirates since the first quarter of the year. But even if we're both living in the same island, walking under that scorching 40 to 50+ degree-celsius heat and breathing the same humid air everyday, we are still a few hours [...]

The Love You Deserve

You deserve someone that makes you feel like you are loved. Someone that makes you smile without any effort. Someone that doesn’t forget to message or call you — not someone whose attention you have to repeatedly beg for. You deserve someone that you can eat pizza or fries with in your PJs and watch [...]

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 [...]

Forgiveness

This is a topic I have always wanted to write about but is always sent directly to drafts after; probably because I still want to protect the image of some people even though they've done me wrong. So if you're reading this, hug me because it means that I decided to finally share my story [...]

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 [...]

What Light by Jay Asher: Book Review

Synopsis: Sierra's family runs a Christmas tree farm in Oregon—it's a bucolic setting for a girl to grow up in, except that every year, they pack up and move to California to set up their Christmas tree lot for the season. So Sierra lives two lives: her life in Oregon and her life at Christmas. [...]

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 [...]

Loco for El Taco Loco

Good news for everyone who's into Mexican cuisine! El Taco Loco is now open to satisfy your burritos and quesadilla cravings! It's true that when you love food, you will always explore different places in search of different cuisines to taste and try. An example of this is the couple, Ma'am Ella and Sir Michael [...]

Let Self-Love Be Your Priority

It's sad that there are still a lot of people in this world who don't know how to value themselves. People who blame themselves when something bad happens in their lives; people who punish themselves because they think they did the wrong thing. So many men and women still cry at night, asking themselves why [...]