My Archives: June 2007

Friday, June 29, 2007

Last May 4, we flew back to Manila from San Francisco. Our last day in San Francisco was spent packing our stuff and doing some last minute shopping for magazines, chocolates, and other pasalubongs. [more]
02:56 PM GMT+8

Thursday, June 28, 2007

On the night before we left San Francisco for Manila, my brother and his family treated us to dinner at Isobune Burlingame. Isobune is a sushi boat restaurant located at 1451 Burlingame Avenue, Burlingame California. [more]
03:06 PM GMT+8

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

The kids received some gift money while they were in the US and as soon as the money touched their little, itchy hands, they were off to the Discovery Store at the Embarcadero in San Francisco. In that store, the money just went POOF! like magic. [more]
02:42 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

After our visit to Roaring Camp in Felton, my brother dropped us off at the Tech Museum of Innovation. The Tech is located at 201 South Market Street, San Jose, California. [more]
02:37 PM GMT+8

Monday, June 25, 2007

We met Rick (who is now San Francisco-based), Manuel's friend, and he kindly took us around the place for a day. We started by having lunch at Mistral, a restaurant located at 370-6 Bridge Parkway, Redwood Shores. [more]
03:02 PM GMT+8

Thursday, June 21, 2007

We temporarily interrupt (again!) our Viloria Vacation series as my daughter Ali just gave me this story (she then says: "It's not a story. It's real.") which is just too cute not to write about immediately. Actually, I have several scribbled notes in my notebook which are actually Ali stories waiting to be shared. [more]
03:03 PM GMT+8

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Daddy Manuel liked the Exploratorium. Adi had a great time at Discovery Kingdom. [more]
03:09 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Nope, I didn't get the second word wrong. I did mean shopping and not shooting. Shopping's fun! As for the shooting part, let's just not talk about that. [more]
04:09 PM GMT+8

Got an e-mail from Dine Racoma about a food event for bloggers: SM Hypermarket Invites Bloggers to get a Taste of Asia. This will be on July 3, 2007, Tuesday, at 7:30pm. [more]
03:31 PM GMT+8

While most women get a kick out of buying clothes, bags, and shoes (well, sometimes, I enjoy that too), I particularly enjoy shopping for office and school supplies. Ever since I was young, I've always liked anything remotely related to paper, pens, and absolutely anything else you can use for studying and working. [more]
02:43 PM GMT+8

Monday, June 18, 2007

When in the US and you wish to do some wholesale shopping, be sure to drop by Costco. You are sure to generate significant savings although be ready to buy in bulk. [more]
03:56 PM GMT+8

What color corresponds to your birthday? What does that color say about you? [more]
02:21 PM GMT+8

Sunday, June 17, 2007

I had an entry for Mother's Day this year so now, it is time to greet all the fathers out there, a Happy Father's Day too. Where would we be without our fathers who provided for our material needs (and more) while we were growing up? [more]
09:14 AM GMT+8

Friday, June 15, 2007

Yerba Buena is an art and entertainment complex occupying an entire block between 3rd and 4th streets in San Francisco. After visiting the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, we moved on to Yerba Buena Gardens where we leisurely strolled throughout the afternoon. [more]
02:47 PM GMT+8

Thursday, June 14, 2007

On the day that we rode the BART to the city, we thought we'd do something not too "kiddie" for a change. We decided to check out the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. [more]
02:52 PM GMT+8

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Today, one day after Philippine Independence Day, I lend my space to my son Adi. He was asked to write a paragraph in school yesterday about How to be a Hero. [more]
03:20 PM GMT+8

BART stands for Bay Area Rapid Transit and is a way that you can get around San Francisco and nearby areas. If you are vacationing with relatives and/or friends, you may want to ask them to take you to the nearest BART station so you can explore on your own. [more]
02:50 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

While in the US, we got the chance to watch Tatak Salud, a fashion show featuring the 2007 fashion collection of well-known Filipino designer Rene Salud. This took place last April 29, 2007 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, at 2 pm, and was produced by Alphie de Guzman. [more]
03:04 PM GMT+8

Monday, June 11, 2007

This was my son Adi's favorite place in the US. We went to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, California with my brother and his kids. [more]
03:56 PM GMT+8

Friday, June 8, 2007

After the Monterey Bay Aquarium stop, we proceeded on to the 17-Mile Drive at Pebble Beach, California. There were stops during the drive for bay and ocean views. Suddenly, the Pacific Ocean was not just something Adi would read in his school books. [more]
05:05 PM GMT+8

Thursday, June 7, 2007

Our first stop on the Monterey and Carmel Tour was the Monterey Bay Aquarium. If you are going on this tour, you have a choice of just going around the Monterey area or actually spending the time to go to the Aquarium. [more]
02:53 PM GMT+8

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

It's time to take a break from the US vacation series and write about a really welcome topic: school opening! My son started school today and my daughter is set to start school next week. [more]
04:55 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

We joined a Super Sightseeing Tour to Carmel and Monterey while vacationing in San Francisco. More on the actual tour and destinations in the coming days but here are a few points which I thought are worth noting about the tour operator itself and going on a guided tour, in general. [more]
04:15 PM GMT+8

Sunday, June 3, 2007

When I was younger, I used to relish visiting the bookstores in the US as they were bigger, offered a wider range of books, and were more "welcoming" with their chairs where you can lounge around. On this trip, we dropped by Barnes and Noble and I didn't get to buy much. [more]
01:24 PM GMT+8

Saturday, June 2, 2007

On the day that we went to the Exploratorium, we likewise went to other touristy-spots in San Francisco as the kids were first time visitors. We had to have our photo taken with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background, of course. [more]
10:37 PM GMT+8

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