Dumaguete Day One: Moonlit Stroll

i apologize if i’ve been MIA for almost 4 days. i fell hard in love with dumaguete that it took me a while to recover. here’s day one of our trip — discovering that our very affordable suite in one of the hotels near the famous Rizal boulevard has floor to ceiling windows, overlooking the ocean; each having two of the infamous Taster’s burgers right when we arrived, meeting up with one of Harry’s childhood best friends over dinner at Cafe’ Antonio and drinks at Hayahay then just taking a long walk along Rizal boulevard, with the waves crashing against the rocks and over good conversation.
the food:Β 
(1) our Taster’s burgers — Harry and i were such pigs that we ate two each; the burgers were nothing fancy really as they came with the usual coleslaw and mayo-ketchup sauce but the meat was just juicy even when it was thin and the burgers just screamed home-cooked goodness;
(2) my Jamaican porkchops at Cafe’ Antonio; wasn’t able to take a photo of Harry’s baby back ribs because we’re such terrible food bloggers that we forget to take out the camera before we start devouring the food;

black dress with crocheted details – thrifted
blue beaded sandals – bangkok find
black purse – nine west vintage
necklaces: elephant tusk – bangkok | diamond shaped pattern – gifted from ivy
armor ring and skull ring – carbon finds

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  1. yay for foods! looking forward for your day two post :P~ i really wanna visit dumaguete!


  2. thank you for this post! i now want to visit dumaguete πŸ™‚ i swear, super dami talaga nice places in the philippines! ❀ i wanna visit all! haha


  3. Cylia says:

    yum.. food:) and you're right.. it takes a lot of time to really get into drawing/painting again.. you really need the time to do it.. or else the result isn't what you want..


  4. Nikki says:

    Do you really want my pale skin? ΓΆ haha, so typical: i want a tan, and other people want my skin ^^ not that I hate my skin, it's just that I would want to have a little bit of a tan so my bikini and clothes would look better on me πŸ™‚ x


  5. That is one cute dress, love the details on it!



  6. Carmen says:

    Yummy!! Im hungry now… Loved your previous look! Kisses


  7. Jing says:

    dai!I covet your dress ng bonggang bongga.as in!this makes me love dumaguete more


  8. Ladawan says:

    hi Gizelle! i just ate pandesal with egg for breakfast pero i feel so hungry na naman bec. of those food yum yum..nyways, i have that same dress as yours, syempre thrifted din hehhe yun nga lang it's color brown, if you still have time you can check this post sa aking version hehhe yours is nicer pa din..kisses!



  9. Merowyn says:

    Yum yum yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm looks like you had an amazing time!! I love that you doze off when Harry talks history hahaahaha too funny.


  10. AyLin says:

    wow.. so yummy foods!
    Stay in Love and happy!


  11. Sweet says:

    whahaha why can't I view the photos…oh no!!! bummer!!!

    but anyways…hope I can view it later..will be seeing you pretty soon gorgeous…thanks for your lovely comment and advice…and yes I am saying NO to coffee hahahaha πŸ˜€




  12. gaaaaaaah suya kooo! i wanna go to dumaguete!

    kathi folds five


  13. looks so yumm.. suddenly i'm being hungry..
    i like this post, thanks for sharing gisele


  14. aiz kim says:

    for some reason your photos dont display on my screen..oh well i guess i'd have to play it on my head instead. Photos or no photos am sure your outfit was fab and the food great! Hope you'd have more fun in Dumaguete!


  15. cherie says:

    hi gizelle, yes the photos i dont see too… but from the tone of this post, you had one hell of a happy and romantic weekend!


  16. Roan says:

    Nachapter ang pics ti! Pero choks lang. Yeee! Did you go to Apo Island, too? πŸ™‚


  17. Hi! It's good to know you had such a lovely time in Dumaguete City! Balik-balik lang! πŸ™‚


  18. titaz says:

    looks so nyummy πŸ™‚

    Hello from Indonesia,


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