Coffee, cake and teak

No, there is no typo in the title. It is teak, as in teak wood. It's a story that starts with an art exhibit opening that Speedy and I went to. We had coffee afterwards to kill a little time to avoid the rush hour traffic and … [Read more...]


Fried peanuts

As a street food, peanuts are sold boiled or fried. Fried peanuts can have skins off or on. Either way, they are almost always salted.Sometimes, they are even spiced with garlic or chilies, or both.Probably … [Read more...]


Selling coconut juice by the road

Ambulant vendors selling bottled drinks on city streets are common. In rural Philippines, makeshift roadside stalls selling local produce are more common. This buko (coconut) juice stall is a welcome site for any traveler. … [Read more...]