Cappuccino| Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Maybe it’s too late to review Cappuccino now because since January 15, after the terror attack that killed 30 people (including one of the owners and their kid) in Hotel Splendid and in the nearby coffee shop Cappuccino, it is “temporarily” closed down. In quotations because I’m not really sure if they will open again. Since the attack, I kept on returning but no trace … Continue reading Cappuccino| Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Temple Coffee | Siem Reap, Cambodia

My airbnb host in Siem Reap suggested that I should visit Temple Coffee n Bakery to just relax and chill. Well, I’m the tourist and who am I to decline? Together with my Tuktuk driver, we went to the coffee shop for some afternoon coffee. The place is nice. Very instagrammable. They have this small details on their decorations that work. For example this vespa … Continue reading Temple Coffee | Siem Reap, Cambodia

On Last Lectures and Reflections

I just finished a book entitled The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch last night. The book is very well written. It’s like a series of blog posts. He was diagnosed with a terminal pancreatic cancer and months before dying, he gave this last lecture (Really Achieving your Childhood Dreams) in Carnegie Mellon where he also served as a professor in Computer Science for several years. … Continue reading On Last Lectures and Reflections

Let’s Patch Things Up | Baguio City, Philippines

It’s my last day in Baguio and my old housemate invited me for brunch. We decided to eat at Patch Cafe because I haven’t tried eating there yet. We arrived at the Bloomfield Hotel where Patch Cafe is located at around 10am. Surprisingly, the coffee shop is almost empty. A couple of businessmen and a group of college students and that’s it. Well, maybe it’s too … Continue reading Let’s Patch Things Up | Baguio City, Philippines