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ruthdelacruz | Travel and Lifestyle Blog

ruthdelacruz | Travel and Lifestyle Blog

The internet knew her as @ruthilicious. Ruth dela Cruz is a lifestyle blogger from Manila, Philippines. She loves writing about her travels. Drop her a note at admin@ruthdelacruz.com.

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January 17, 2018

Savoy Hotel Manila in Newport City

Savoy Hotel Manila in Newport City


I love spaces, clean lines and functionality. I think it is what the new hotel, Savoy Hotel Manila is all about. Located in Andrews Avenue, Newport City, which is just a kilometer away from the airport. 

January 16, 2018

Postcards from Greece [Photo Diary featuring Moto Z2 Play]

postcards from greece moto z2 play

Postcards from Greece [Photo Diary featuring Moto Z2 Play] 

I will always have a love affair with photographs and memories. I love taking photos even before social media and photo-sharing sites have become popular. I take photos of food, places, tickets, moments and what-nots.

I didn't start good though. I still laugh (and cringe) whenever I check the old photos I took - and how un-pretty my editing style was. But everyday we learn new things. Everyday we discover new tools and styles.


January 15, 2018

Newest Philippine Attraction: Ciudad de Victoria | The Garden

Ciudad de Victoria The Garden Photos

Ciudad de Victoria is a 140-hectare tourism zone in Bulacan where the Philippine Arena, the world's largest indoor arena is located. It has an entertainment hall, leisure park and sports complex.  Ciudad de Victoria is the newest attraction in the Philippines with the opening of The Garden. 

When mom told me that we have special pass to visit the newly opened The Garden in Ciudad de Victoria, I said okay and brought my camera.

January 13, 2018

Trying Out Tenya's Ramen: TempuRamen

Tenya's Ramen: TempuRamen


Trying Out Tenya's Ramen: TempuRamen 

There is always something comforting about eating Ramen. I don't know where the Filipinos got its love for Ramen. Maybe it is rooted from our love for instant cup noodles (back then, this is the closest we could taste the hearty Japanese dish) . 

It is a joy to have more and more Ramen Restaurants opening in Manila. 

During our 8-day trip in Greece, Rodel and I suddenly dreamed of Ramen  😁😁😁 We suddenly craved for something very Asian. 

January 11, 2018

Manila to Athens Flight via Scoot Singapore | Fly to Greece for Only Php 10,754!

Scoot Singapore to Athens Review | Manila to Athens

Scoot Singapore to Athens Review | Manila to Athen

Surprises always come in my messenger. I received a message asking if I have a valid Schengen Visa. I said, it has expired. Why?

We want to fly you to Athens. 


Taiwan Day 5 | Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall and PS Bubu Restaurant

Taiwan travel 2018 chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hal

On our last day in Taiwan, we decided to be a little tourist-y and visited the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall. 

We only had the morning and afternoon to spare as we needed to be in the aiport at 6:00 PM for the 9:00 flight back to Manila.