Moving mountains


Well…this is weird…

Nostalgic it may feel while writing this..I got to say..I am such a ”LAZY BUM”.

I guess every year I have this resolution that ”by next year I will be this and that”.

I did start well to be honest…but I am sure after the third month…laziness will surely be creeping inside of me.

I don’t know if this is how my life goes..or whatever. But, this year will be different ( with confidence and eagerness in my mind and my eyes twinkling– and yes I am talking to myself).

I will be moving mountains!!!

scratch that..

I will however, try my very best to update as much as I can with this so-called-blog. 🙂

O! bucket list check for New years eve. (see photo- Coldplay #aheadfullofdreamsconcert December 31, 2016)

  • Celebrate new year on a concert.



Surfin Grill and Turfin ribs

Oh yes! It’s weekend. And it’s CHEAT DAY (for some…not for me).

I am seafood junkie. And what better way to enjoy fresh seafood in Dubai? One word… MISTRAL.

It’s my second visit here and it always brings me joy just watching the bountiful array of seafood, breads, sushi, and desserts.

Mistral is one of the restaurant you can find in Movenpick Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel Dubai.

Every weekend Mistral serves the “Surf & Turf” Night brunch bringing you an all-inclusive package with sparkling, red or white wines and themed buffet set up. Each evening brings a different country’s cuisine to life with a special focus on local and imported seafood specialities cooked in their open kitchen, while enjoying music from the live band. (via

Surf and Turf is only available every weekend. Thursday and Friday from 7.00pm until 11.00pm

Price: AED 199 with soft beverages and AED 299 with selected house beverages

For reservations:

+ 971 4 444 56 13

here are some snippets:

Open grill in the middle of the restaurant, where you can request to have your foods be cook.

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MNL beach hostel Boracay

Backpacking is an adventure. You meet different kind of people from all walks of life. You have the chance to know and understand their culture and all.

When I went to Boracay, Philippines this year. I decided to book a hostel, for a change. And there are a lot to choose from.

However, after reading some of the reviews from different kind of Hostels in Boracay.  I choose MNL beach hostel Boracay. One reason is that the room is air-condition. Because, other bed and breakfast hostels only have fan rooms. And I cannot live with that (not that I am very picky, I just need some cool place to standby when the outside world is at 25 degrees… you know what I mean)



MNL Boracay Beach Hostel is located just a 15-minute drive from Boracay Jetty Port, which is a 20-minute boat ride from Caticlan Jetty Port. It offers free Wi-Fi and 24-hour front desk service.

The rooms of MNL Boracay Beach Hostel has air condition, concrete flooring, and a wardrobe or a locker. There is a shared toilet and a shared bathroom. Some rooms also include an en-suite bathroom and balcony.


The hostel has a shared kitchen. The stay include continental breakfast. Toast and bananas are over flowing (no kidding).

Different flavored jams, breads that you can toast, eggs, freshly brewed coffee and Milo are served during breakfast.

They also have a bar. A Roof top where you can sit around and mingle with other travelers. Billiard table and a hammock.

There are also restaurants only a 10-minute walk away, offering local and Chinese cuisine.D’Mall is a 10-minute walk from the hostel. Kalibo International Airport is a 2-hour drive away.

Since It’s my first time staying on a Hostel. I can say that I enjoyed my stay. Because I met new friends and made new memories. I’ll definitely recommend and go back to this hostel.

Note: Book 1 month in advance during peak season (specially LA Boracay. They are normally fully book that time)

Enjoy!! 🙂

You can contact them on the below information:

Address: Road 1-A Bulabog.Boracay Philippines.

Phone number:+63 917 7022160/ +63 998 220 5700


FB: /MNLBoracay