Only in the Philippines! I squirm uneasy everytime I read or hear Filipinos say this when talking about balut. Balut is the infamous boiled duck embryo and is a popular street food. But this veritable taboo food, in some countries for that matter, is usually common here in the country at night being sold by ambulant vendors. But then, yes, there’s also balut in Cambodia and around Southeast Asia and is prevalent in the northern countries including Vietnam, Laos and up to China. While going around…Continue Reading “How balut is served in Phnom Penh”

August was cruel. And in the next four months, from September to December, my travels were more of an escape. Come to think of it, whenever I am in Makati, I just get depressed that I have all sorts of excuses and reasons to travel. That’s what the heartbreak did to me, travel to seek refuge of being anonymous, travel to distract oneself. But no amount of traveling can console me.