Food, Entertainment and Culture Philippines Pinaytraveller

Experiencing Cebu’s Sinulog For the First Time

I am an Aklanon. Therefore, I am convinced that the best Sto.Niño fiesta can only be experienced in my hometown of Ibajay in Aklan. I mean I thought it was the only Sto. Niño fiesta that really mattered. But going to Cebu for the Sinulog was a genuine revelation. The Sinulog is Cebu’s biggest and …

Food, Entertainment and Culture Pinay Traveller Recommends

PinayTraveller Recommends: Nicto’s Coffee Shop in Pasig

Nicto’s Coffee Shop is one of the newest establishments to open along the booming Capitol Drive in Brgy. Kapitolyo, Pasig City. But what sets it apart from other coffee shops is the personalized service given by the family behind it. Nicto’s strives to create a warm environment where one can enjoy good conversations and make …

Food, Entertainment and Culture Philippines

The Tattooed Women of Kalinga

In the  last five years or so, the last living Kalinga tattoo artist of her generation, Apo Whang Od, has received so much attention both in the Philippines and the rest of the world. Her village is now a seeming pilgrimage site with tourists scaling its mountainous terrain in the hopes of receiving her three …

Destinations Featured Japan Travel Tips

PinayTraveller in Japan: Preparing For Your Trip

Japan remains to be one of my most favorite countries. In fact, you might say I am a Japanophile to a certain extent. (Just take a peek inside my kitchen cupboards and you’ll see why.) My recent visit to Japan was made extra special because I was with my Hubby and a couple of friends …

Europe Food, Entertainment and Culture London

The Beauty of Brick Lane, London



  The narrow London road called Brick Lane is renowned for its row of old yet beautiful brick buildings. Many of these buildings are now home to some fascinating tourist attractions including vintage clothing boutiques, specialty coffee shops, the Old Truman Brewery, the famous Brick Lane Market, and some of the best street art in …