“Chica! Chicaaa! Chicaaaaaa!” This crazy woman was yelling and running after me.What the hell?! I panicked for a second before I realized that I was “Chica”. Ha! Not a bad replacement for “mademoiselle”, a term I was already getting used to in France. It turns out that once again, I forgot what I bought at…… Continue reading Hola Barcelona!
“Bonjour les poules! Je suis Jenny. Je peux avoir vos oeufs, s’il vous plais?” “Hello chickens! I’m Jenny. Can I have your eggs, please?” ☺️ What else could I have said with my limited French? When I was sent with two little girls – one 5, the other 6 – to harvest some fresh eggs,…… Continue reading A happy weekend in Normandy
After two months, 10 countries, 14 cities, 11 planes, 87 metros/trains, 26 buses, 18 trams, 3 boats and 1 bicycle, my itchy feet and grateful heart are back from Europe. I was dreamy in Vienna, emotional in Berlin, awestruck in Bern, nostalgic in Salzburg, romanticized in Bruges and Verona, bored in Brussels, giddy in Prague…… Continue reading Back from Europe
It was freezing cold but I wanted to take a photo, so I took my glove off. It was very windy, my hand shivering, unable to keep the camera still. *Click!* “What a mess”, I thought when I saw the photo. I was about to hit the trash button when I stopped: “Wow, this is…… Continue reading Beautiful mess
So many things to say, so little time.
BUDAPEST! It wasn’t even in my plans until someone suggested I consider it since I’ll be coming from Vienna anyway. I didn’t know what to expect and frankly, I didn’t know much about Budapest either. Coming from the Philippines, it’s usually the bigger (and often overrated?) cities that bag the limelight when in comes to…… Continue reading And the best surprise of them all was…