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 …

Things to Do in Belem, Portugal

NOTE: This entry is in Tagalog. For my non-Tagalog/Filipino-speaking readers, kindly turn on your favorite web translator.   Halos magwa-walong taon na nang huli akong mapadpad sa Portugal. Pero ang huling bisitang ito ay nananatiling sariwa sa aking isipan. Hindi kalabisan kung sabihing “parang kahapon lang.” Totoo. Parang kahapon lang nang maglakad ako sa Rossio …

Budget Accommodation in Paris: Maison d’Accueil de l’Assomption

  If you’re looking for budget accommodation in Paris, consider staying with nuns! 🙂   I highly recommend the Maison d’Accueil de l’Assomption, the Motherhouse of the Assumption Sisters. This was where we checked in when we were in Paris a few months back.  The  hostel is actually a retreat house operated by the Assumption Sisters, a …