The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Abreeza Branch

Yesterday was a total bummer. My internet connection acted up on me, so I had no choice but to head over a coffee shop to save my daily tasks. I went to The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf because I’ve heard good things about it from my friends. I’ve never been here before, so I thought I’d give it a try.

The place is quite cozy although I would appreciate it if it had more lighting. Not really a problem, that’s just my own preference. But suffice to say, the place was really clean and it has a warm ambiance that I really liked.


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Starbucks (and what’s the deal about it)

I have this thinking that Starbucks is just an overrated, overpriced coffee shop fitted for people who want to put the “high” in their class. Turned out, I was wrong. Well sure, it’s for people with quite a dime to spare, but it’s also for people like me, who’s willing to go beyond the budget for an amazing gastronomic feast.
Last Saturday, my sister and I went for an early stroll around China Town (in search of the infamous Vivienne Westwood wedges). We found it, but now we’re having second thoughts. It’s practicality versus going with the trend. You know what I’m saying?  ANYWAY, After drenching with heat and exhaustion, we decided to treat ourselves with Starbucks, SM City Davao branch.