My Partner’s Spaghetti

I am now in the most delicious spaghetti eating in the world: Venice. Incomparable. No words can ever compare.

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What’s your lunch for today?

I woke up feeling hungry. So, my friend and I went to Cusina in Batha and had beef brisket, Japanese rice, if that’s so, and spicy lomi. And there I was smiling happy and full enough. Bon appetito. Well, can you leave the resto without dessert? There you go with their halo-halo special.

Filipino? Batha?

Right.  Every time my friend and I called for taxi, mostly the Pakistani and Indian driver would say “Bilibini Market”? And I would say, yes brother, ” Filipini Market.” Well, it is inescapable when you are brown and tan, drivers will directly point your destination Batha even if you are going somewhere else. Surely, the…

My Jordanian Lunch Box

This is a Jordanian mother cooking. I have this tutorial everday Monday to Friday to an elementary Jordanian kid and her mom is awesome. She never forgets to pack me a dinner after our tutorial. She always says, in her broken English, “I know that you tired when go home and no time cooking. Here…

There is life at night, too.

I was shocked seeing this two nights ago. I did not know that there is life at night in Abha, Saudi Arabia. Yes, Saudi Arabia, a conservative and strict country when in comes to dress coding, fashion and particularly about religion’s point of view. I was shocked. That night, I saw life. I saw a different…

Colors in Luna

Well, how do you describe once culture? Colors? Yup, right! Colors. I just saw one the beautiful potteries, garments, and clothes in Luna Park, Abha, KSA. Where is Abha? Abha is near the border of Yemen. Ironic it is. Beautiful. Colorful despite the attack and fear near the border. Colors in chaotic hullaballoos. I love…