Abu Dhabi Photo Diary

I transited for a couple of days in the UAE before flying back to Cebu to see my sister. Unfortunately, due to an incorrectly rebooked flight, I ended up staying for two days only instead of the maximum allowed of four. We decided to spend one of the two afternoons in Abu Dhabi to bask in […]

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Biarritz Photo Diary

Two other Basque cities I had the chance to see were Biarritz and Bayonne. We came to Biarritz to surf (of course) and Bayonne to eat (of course). Bayonne looks interesting for a cultural trip but it seemed like Biarritz has its own fair share of history and culture, too (mostly because it was a […]

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Saint Jean de Luz Photo Diary

One of the things I did during one of the Roxy and Quiksilver Pro lay days was going with Harriet’s family on a quick trip to Saint Jean de Luz, a town south of France and near Spain (we also made a quick stop to Spain, mostly to look at surfboard outlet stores) to eat […]

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Experience: Lunch at Sofitel Manila

To celebrate Father’s Day and the last few days in Manila, we decided to have lunch at Sofitel Manila. While this place is famous for its buffet spread, my family has always found that we do not eat as much in buffets. So, we had ala carte servings instead at Le Bar. Since this place is […]

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Moving with Roxy Fitness

Roxy is mostly known as a surf brand for women but lately, they have branched out to include a fitness range with adorable bottoms (shorts and leggings) and sports tops.  Roxy has been running run, SUP, and yoga events around the world so when they finally had their first event here in the Philippines, I […]

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A Mövenpick Mactan Experience

We celebrated my Dad’s 57th birthday at the Mövenpick Hotel in Mactan Island. The resort was selling rooms for discounted prices for locals and it was the perfect opportunity to be able to experience this Swiss-owned resort and hotel chain which was previously under the Hilton chain. Location The resort-hotel is located in Punta Engaño […]

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