• Asia,  Eats,  Philippines,  Trips

    My Siargao top 5

    I've always been a sucker for the beach. One year I went to Boracay 4 times. Coron is absolutely mind-blowing (more posts on that trip soon). But I have to say, Siargao is one of my new favourites because of: 1.The people. Friendly faces of all nationalities everywhere! From our habal-habal driver, to the funny Aussies (?) on their motorbikes with their ukelele, this island has that laid-back vibe that Boracay probably had 20 years ago. 2. The food. Because so many foreigners have decided to live in Siargao, a lot of them decided to put up their own restaurants. and with good ol' Filipino ihaw-ihaws (Mama's Grill) around too, we…

  • Asia,  Philippines,  Trips

    Video: Siargao

    SIARGAO 2016 from Dianne Nazareno on Vimeo.   Before leaving for London, Reg and I spent a few glorious days in sunny Siargao. I can’t wait to go back with the whole family. Siargao has the perfect vibe, friendliest people and good food. I was also able to stand up on my board while surfing baby waves. Couldn’t have asked for anything more.

  • Asia,  Trips

    Hong Kong photos

    A couple of girlfriends and I went to Hong Kong for a relaxed, (super) intimate bachelorette send-off for my gorgeous friend Rachelle. It was a weekend of eating, checking out small shops, eating, gabbing and eating. Did I mention we ate? Here are some photos from our trip. We stayed at Hotel Jen in Kennedy Town, away from the busier, tourist-filled areas of the island. K-Town has lots of concept restaurants and brunch places popping up, all amidst a neighborhood dominated by HKU students and local shops and businesses. The sandwiches at Sunday’s Grocery are so good, I gobbled them up before taking photos. The chicken schnitzel and market chips…