Posts tagged "Travelog"
Travelog: Trouble in Oakland

Travelog: Trouble in Oakland

Two nights ago, my family and I decided to drive over to Oakland for some authentic Chinese food. We have been coming to Oakland Chinatown for nearly 30 years just to eat at one of our old haunts, without any remarkable incident. The restaurant is located along the 8th street in a normally busy area...
In San Francisco and Blending Right in

In San Francisco and Blending Right in

Hi everyone! After that super fun but too short Tokyo trip, I am back in the city I called home a decade ago. Every year, my fambam and I fly to San Francisco for the holidays. We have been staying in the same home for nearly 30 years now and each time we come back,...
Travelog: A Bag Hag's Guide on What to Buy in Tokyo

Travelog: A Bag Hag’s Guide on What to Buy in Tokyo

If you follow me on instagram [@thebaghag] and on snapchat [the_baghag], you might already know that I’m currently in Tokyo on holiday. It was my eldest kid’s birthday and we decided to celebrate it quietly in Japan, a favorite destination since the Dear Kid (DK) loves electronics and wishes to be a software engineer one...
Behind the Scenes: My Lifestyle Asia Mag Cover Shoot in London

Behind the Scenes: My Lifestyle Asia Mag Cover Shoot in London

In between Milan Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week, I made a detour to the city of London for my cover shoot of Lifestyle Asia  (LA) Magazine’s April cover. I won’t lie– call me narcissistic but I really was so thrilled and beyond ecstatic at the thought of being a cover girl for a 2nd...
New Discovery: Waxed "Paper" Bags from 100 Crafts, Füssen

New Discovery: Waxed “Paper” Bags from 100 Crafts, Füssen

Apologies that I have not been updating the blog because I’m technically on vacation with my family for the Easter break Have been travelling across Austria and Germany and I can’t wait to put together my travel album for you all. There were so many places to see and to share– let me finish my...
Some of My Favorite Places in Paris

Some of My Favorite Places in Paris

When I’m in Paris, I love getting lost. Despite all those warnings about the city no longer being a safe place to get “lost,” I don’t heed those warnings and still go forward with exploring every possible nook and cranny that looks interesting. Here are some spots that you might already know of or have...
Travelog: Flying Qatar Airways to Paris

Travelog: Flying Qatar Airways to Paris

I’ve always been a diehard loyal passenger of Emirates Airline, having had a consistently lousy experience travelling with Etihad to Europe (search my blog for the experience). This trip to Paris though, I am flying Qatar. The flight from Manila left at 5.50pm in the NAIA 1 Terminal. I haven’t set foot in this terminal...
A Gastronomic Adventure in New York

A Gastronomic Adventure in New York

This Easter, I went with my favorite peeps (la famiglia) to New York. And while the trip was supposed to be purely for pleasure, I managed to make it a pretty fruitful one because of the occasional work meetings in between family time (I’m real grateful they still haven’t thrown me out hahaha). One thing...
Travelog: More of Dhara Dhevi in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Travelog: More of Dhara Dhevi in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Hi peeps! I’m so sorry for the lack of posts in the last week. Things had gotten so hectic in the latter part because I was in between travels and I also had to work on The Bag Hag Diaries on Star World Between those two and juggling motherhood duties, I am left exhausted and...
Travelog: Chiang Mai and Dhara Dhevi Hotel, Thailand

Travelog: Chiang Mai and Dhara Dhevi Hotel, Thailand

It’s the start of fashion month again and it kicks off in New York. While the rest of the fashion cognoscenti headed off in that direction, I went for my last hurrah of a relaxing weekend before my trip to Europe to cover the shows. And this time, that last hurrah took me to Thailand,...
Travelog: Singapore for Tiffany and Co.

Travelog: Singapore for Tiffany and Co.

I’m currently in Singapore for the exclusive launch of the newest collection of Tiffany and Co. and the introduction of the brand’s design director Stayed at the St. Regis on Tanglin Road. I love these himalayan salt candleholders at the entrance Staying at St. Regis  was quite a treat because I had a personal butler...
Designer Bag Resale Shops in Tokyo

Designer Bag Resale Shops in Tokyo

Hello again, dear readers! I am apologizing because I just realized I hadn’t posted anything new for a good week! Shock!! This is also because a lot of things have been happening in real life that the most online time I get would be for instagram!  Anyway I have some good stories to tell you...