I'm a twenty-year-old half-Filipina with a major in Geoscience and a passion for food. This year, I won a grant from my college to go to the Philippines with an NGO to compile a cookbook of Capizeno recipes and local food folklore. Little did the grant board know that my true intentions were to chase the love of my life, a fellow intern at the NGO. I chronicled our sometime-secret affair in the field books I carried to write down any recipes I came across, and before I knew it I was writing the most terrible and shattering and beautiful story I'd ever lived.
Blogs from expats in Asia
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30 countries in Asia
It often feels like a parallel lifetime that I was settled in my cosy flat in south London, quite content with my hectic but fairly settled life. Although I couldn't quite ignore that niggling voice inside my head coaxing me to spread my wings a little - never did I actually imagine I'd throw caution to the wind and move myself to the opposite side of the world. Now living in China I will share my fascinating journey as I discover whether the grass really is greener...
Il Faro (the lighthouse) is a colonial style villa situated at Tay Ho on the West Lake in Hanoi. Il Faro is a little Italy in the heart of Hanoi, The Italian restaurant and courtyard bistro offer fine dining and host a series of Italian themed events which are unique. From Art Exhibitions, Live Music Nights, Outdoor Barbeques, Sundown Aperitifs and many more to come. For those staying at Il Faro, the villa offers an oasis of style and warm hospitality, and for our Italian food lovers we are publishing a series of Recipes: Classic Italian aperitivi, Larte Di Mangiar Bene; Recipes by Pellegrino Artusi born in 1820 Florence and Il Faro Chefs specialities. We will also be posting events and interesting places to visit in and around Hanoi, and street photography so stay connected
Just the perspective of a first-time English teacher in Korea. I'm dedicated to inspiring others travel in order to learn about themselves and the world we live in. Nothing has helped me grow as person more than travel and I want to share that with others.