Davao City, Philippines — I decided to renew my driver's license inside SM Davao, where the Land Transportation Office (LTO) renewal center is located. It was around 11:10 in the morning when I arrived and I expected a huge crowd. To my surprise, it was almost a deserted government office. I headed straight for my medical examination,… Continue reading Driver’s License Renewal in the Philippines
Home is not a place. It's a feeling.
Here are a number of cafes, dessert shops, and restaurants around Metro Davao to choose from.
21 May 2015 | Davao City, Philippines — Last Thursday night, Danny and I had dinner with our closest friends at the cutest restaurant I've ever been to in the metro — Yummy, situated beside Bistro Rosario in Torres street. I already adored the interior before stepping inside. Everything, from the walls to decors, is lovely… Continue reading Yummy & Alor’s
Davao City, Philippines — Just a few short kilometers away from our home is the Amiya Resort Residences by the Kisan Lu Lands Inc. and part of their amenities is the Cafe Lagoon, a Filipino-Chinese fusion restaurant that also serves a wide choice of seafood. Here are some photos I took today. Enjoy! 🙂 I heard… Continue reading Cafe Lagoon
27 Apr 2015 | Davao City, Philippines — I never knew this place already existed in 2013 (even before there was Huckleberry Southern Kitchen and Bar and Perch) until I saw a friend's IG post. One late Monday afternoon, I invited hubby to grab some light snacks before meeting my girl friends. BU Tapas came to… Continue reading BU Tapas, Bebidas y Bodega
25 Apr 2015 | Davao City, Philippines — I have been passing in Juna Avenue countless times before but only just recently I discovered this spot through an FB friend's post. It's an ancestral house that has been converted to a bed and breakfast with restaurant. One Saturday afternoon, Danny and I decided to have our lunch… Continue reading The Big House: A Heritage Home
20 Apr 2015 | Davao City, Philippines — For me, I never liked the idea of going to restaurants during its soft opening 'cause it's in a trial and error period. Thank goodness, Perch didn't let us down. Danny and I gave it a try on its 3rd day (yesterday) since it opened its doors to… Continue reading Perch, A Modern Kitchen + Bar
23 Mar 2015 | Davao City, Philippines — The last time I renewed my National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) clearance was 4 years ago. So, the new process is unfamiliar to me. Steps: 1. Register online Log in to http://clearance.nbi.gov.ph/ and make sure to encode your personal data correctly. Triple check if necessary, to avoid another payment… Continue reading NBI Clearance Application
27 Mar 2015 | Davao City, Philippines — I remember it well seeing their booth during a bazaar at Davao Convention and Trade Center filled with customers, patiently waiting to be accommodated. I wasn't that eager to try it out until one day, they decided to open a shack. They serve Middle-Eastern / Persian food. Only in this… Continue reading Sheikh Shack Shawarma