Category Archives: TRAVEL

Niijima Revisited + Shikinejima

Summer in Japan is hot and humid and most people find it stuffy and suffocating. With this kind of weather, most people take this time to travel to places with higher elevations or to go to the islands and mountains. This year we took the opportunity to visit Niijima again and we included a side trip to the neighboring Shikinejima as well.

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Restaurant Abat Cisneros, good food at a reasonable price in Montserrat

Restaurant Abat CisnerosCuisine:

Traditional Catalan cuisine (Spanish cuisine)

Tried:
Triangles de Formatge (Goat cheese with garlic and balsamic)
Coca Oli (Bread with tomato and olive oil)
Calamari Grillés (Grilled Squid)
Paella Marisco (Seafood Paella)
Filet de veau sauce à la truffe (Beef fillet with truffle cream)
Espaule d’agneau cuit (shoulder of lamb cooked)
Raimat Chardonnay

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Parmigiano Pizzeria Ristorante in Resorts World Manila

Cuisine:

Italian Kitchen

Tried:
Caprese
Gambero Aglio e Olio d’ Oliva
Quattro Formaggi
Carbonara

Experience:
Resorts World Manila (RWM) is the first integrated tourist hub in the Philippines which is strategically located in Newport City, just across Terminal 3 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and adjacent to the Villamor Golf Course. Resorts World Manila is branded as Asia’s newest playground and home to 3 hotels, gaming facilities, entertainment spots, a luxury mall and of course different restaurants. It provides a variety of food choices, giving you the best of both local and international cuisines. You can choose from authentic Cantonese, to Japanese-Korean fusion, to mouth-watering steak, or your favorite Filipino dishes. With these many options to choose from, we just can’t decide where to eat. After a several minutes of contemplating, my sister decided that she wanted to eat pasta and thus we ended in Parmigiano Pizzeria Ristorante.

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Breathtaking Niijima 新島

Summer in Japan generally falls on the months of June, July, and August and extends up to early September. Summer months can be hot and humid with temperature ranging from 30-40 ℃. Most people take advantage of the warmer temperature spending more time outdoors and traveling to the beach is surely a top pick. And like most of them, we also took this opportunity to have a short get-away from the busy city and enjoy the white sand, clear water, and forested mountains of Niijima.

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