From Travel Pleasures To Gastronomic Pleasures

When I was chatting with a work friend from the Philippines a couple of years ago, he told me that I should consider writing about something that never really crossed my mind. I got curious about his reason. I’ve always admired his brilliance. We’re both into writing but there’s a big difference between him and…

Top 4 Asian Budget Restaurants In Riyadh

I am Number Four: Cusina in Electron Centre Building, Batha Cusina is a Chinese, Japanese, & Thai restaurant—the first of its kind in the city. (It is not in any way related to the trendy Italian restaurant called La Cucina in Al Faisaliah Hotel-South.) Majority of what you can see though are Japanese cuisines. They have an…

“Antiques And Bread” (Paul Restaurant)

Paul Bakery & Restaurant has been flaunting in the major cities of Saudi Arabia but it was only last November of the current year (2015) that I learned about it. Paul Bakery & Restaurant was established in France in 1889. It offers an extensive selection of refined French inspired recipes with an unrivaled excellence in…

How I Visited Italy Straight From Riyadh By Car (Piatto)

The movie “Eat Pray Love” has always inspired me to globetrot but I only remained inspired, to date. The reason is financial constraints as usual for a commoner like me. Besides, yours truly is just a simple traveler who exploits ordinary, available places around him. That being said I will grab every opportunity to travel to…

Boys’ Night Out Reloaded (Applebee’s)

A payday is probably the most important day for every Filipino working overseas. This is the time when we do our major monetary obligation for our families and the home country. Thanks to the remittance arm of Bank Abilad for providing the international remittance service we need. By practice, when that day falls on a Thursday,…

A Haven for Chocoholics: “dip ‘n dip”

It was the start of winter last year when I and some friends went to Riyadh Gallery. That was when I first saw this chocolate store called “dip ‘n dip“. I was scouting around the food court for something to stuff in my sac after shopping when I passed by it. The store made quite…