Towards the end of 2018, I was down in the dumps physically and emotionally. The holidays can be a stressful time especially if you’re planning it for a large group. If there’s one thing I learned from last Christmas, it’s that I’m not great with DIY vacations for big groups and it’s better to leave the vacation planning to experts. I mean, I’m okay planning for our family of five, but not for a group of 20 or so. It drained me dry and it affected me big time. I had to give myself time to recharge throughout the start of the year and aside from self-care, I decided it would be great to have a chill vacation. Surprisingly, as I was planning our first trip of the year, our family was offered to stay in a beachfront hotel in Subic.
We’re almost back to regular programming now that we’re getting a hang of having a newborn – and that means we’re also back to going on family trips. We’re taking it slowly though since we have little Charlie so we started with a chill staycation not too far from home. Tagaytay City is a favorite … Read more Crosswinds Resort Suites
Last weekend, Marco Polo Ortigas, Forbes Travel Guide 2017 Five Star award winner, invited my family and I to a luxurious staycation perfect for families looking for a weekend of relaxation and bonding. As you may have noticed, our family loves staycations. We’ve heard so many good things about Marco Polo Ortigas – plus November is … Read more Marco Polo Ortigas
Being a home body and also being very pregnant with our third (hence I prefer to stay indoors), I chose to celebrate my 28th birthday at The Manila Hotel. Back in 2014, my husband and I joined the My Manila Hotel Tour and what struck us is the long history of the hotel and the grand halls … Read more The Manila Hotel – A Birthday Staycation
March was an extremely busy month for Arjay and I. He was busy with the activities they prepared for Fire Prevention Month, while I was busy with all my projects with clients. Although we are grateful for all the work and the income it has provided for our family, work somewhat burnt us out. Honestly, … Read more HOTEL REVIEW: Holiday Inn Clark