Breakfast at Dongwu Hotel Taipei

東吳大飯店 Dong Wu Hotel Taipei258, Section 2, Yan-Ping North Road, 103 Taipei, Taiwan886 (02) 2557-1261 ——————–Dong Wu Hotel Taipei is located at the heart of Taipei that is a small and elegant hotel.  I enjoyed our stay there as it was clean, neat, quiet and has free wifi!! We stayed there from September 18 to […]

Taipei Story House

Taipei Story House181-1, ZhongShan N. Road, Section 3, Taipei 10461, Taiwan886 (02) 2587-5565admission: 50NT ——————–Taipei Story House was built in 2003 by a tea trader as a museum dedicated to Taiwan life culture.  The building was said to be inspired by a building a tea trader saw during his visit on the 1900 Paris Expo. […]

Taipei Fine Arts Museum

Taipei Fine Arts Museum181, Section 3, ZhongShan N. Road, Taipei 104, Taiwan886 (02) 2595-7656admission: 200NT ——————–You know what I find sad?  That there was a place that I visited in Taipei that I could only appreciate because I saw it for myself but am unable to share it with you.  See, we were not allowed […]

Confucius Temple

Confucius Temple275 Dalong Street, Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C.886 (02) 25923934admission: free ——————–This is a very famous temple in Taiwan that replaced the original 1879 temple that was damaged during the Japanese occupation.  Confucius is known to be China’s greatest educator & you could see all his teachings at this temple. Reconstruction started in 1925 […]

Guitar 101 Lesson – a much needed one!

I recently joined a free Guitar 101 session organized by a wellness circle in our office.  They really treat this seriously and I’m glad I attended.  Why?  For one thing, I really like to learn how to play the guitar.  Also, I bought my guitar way back in 2002 but until now, I still don’t […]

Giving Help to Sitio Maislap

My time at Sitio Maislap is one of the most heartwarming experiences.  Seeing my friend and pastors giving time to help out the people in need and knowing friends & former colleagues shelling out money to give out to the poor is just touching. Sitio Maislap, Baranggay San Isidro is located at Montalban Rizal.  Shailoh […]

Wheatberry Bakery & Cafe

Wheatberry Bakery & Cafe84 Scout Castor corner Scout Tuazon, Baranggay Laging Handa, Quezon City, Metro Manila Philippines(02) 374-8470 local 107 ——————–Last Wednesday, I was able to catch up with a super long-lost friend.  I was too hungry as I just finished my usual wednesday work-related conference calls.  It was late and since there were too […]

New Moon was Eye Candy

I was lucky enough to catch the premiere of New Moon by Wrangler last week.  Thanks to Jonel for giving me his extra ticket.  I’m glad I was one of many who got to watch the movie before it opened in theaters nationwide. What can I say?  The movie was TOTALLY eye candy.  Jacob’s overly […]

Roch’s Body Fat is at 34.5%

Our office launched a challenge for its employees called the FQ challenge.  This is aimed to give us a better work-life balance.  Ofcourse, It is an exciting way for us to be more determined and also a great way to inspire us to aim for better fitness quotient. Last week was our weigh-in for baseline measurements. […]

Bedtime Discoveries by Johnson’s Baby

Last week, I got invited to an event that I thought was a product launch.  When I arrived at the venue, I got the shock of my life that it was actually a mommy event!!!  I was like, what am I doing here?  I’m single & no baby hahahaha! Honestly, this is one of the […]