Author Archives: Ari

A Whole New Year, A Whole New World

I just realized that it has been quite a while since my last post. I did not mean to neglect this blog, that was not the intention. My focus was directed on a different direction, or I guess you could … Continue reading

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Versions: Balsamic Chicken Adobo

I was rummaging through my ref on something I could whip up for dinner and found my slightly used balsamic vinegar. I was reserving this for my salad dressings, and since I haven’t bought any greens yet, I decided to … Continue reading

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Malasimbo Festival 2013: A Night to Remember

How often does the Grammy-nominated Joss Stone graze the land of the Philippines? Probably zero. That’s why when I found out that she was the headline performer at the Malasimbo Festival 2013 in Puerto Galera, I knew I had to … Continue reading

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Challenging Myself with a new Language

A year ago, I decided to learn a new language. I wanted a distraction from work. I initially wanted to learn Italian at Dante Alighieri because I had this feeling that I would be more aligned towards that language. However, … Continue reading

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Versions: Asian-style Chicken Pasta

One of the pizza places that I love to go to is Yellow Cab. In my opinion, their pizza has the right thickness to the crust that holds the right amount of toppings. But what piqued my interest to this … Continue reading

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I dare you…

“Sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ve never been hurt, dance like nobody’s watching, and live like it’s heaven on earth.” – Mark Twain 2013. A new year, a new era, well at least on the Mayan calendar perspective. … Continue reading

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En Route to Bangkok: Weekend Shopping Spree

I love Bangkok. When I went there last 2009 with my former officemates, I instantly fell in love with it. I told myself I would definitely go back. I cannot explain it well, but I feel a connection with Thailand, … Continue reading

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