The Versailles garden took 40 years to complete. It was designed by Andre Le Notre. The garden covers 800 hectares of land. There are 200,000 trees and 210,000 flowers planted annually, as well as 50 fountains. My mother and I parted ways
It was a chilly Wednesday morning when my mother and I boarded the train to Versailles. I was torn between visiting Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny and the Palace of Versailles but I did not want to miss the chance of not seeing the palace since it was an amazing, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get a… Continue reading Château de Versailles
One of the highlights of our trip to Paris was of course, seeing the Eiffel Tower. We took the Metro and as soon as we got off the train station, we took the bus which dropped us off at the grassy park at the opposite end of the Eiffel Tower.
Exactly a year ago, I finally had the chance to achieve one of my lifelong dream destinations which was to visit Paris, France.
I can’t believe the month of January is almost over. Time really flies so fast. So before we move on to February, I would like to share bits and pieces of my happy celebration at home.
On New Year’s Day, our entire family decided to check in at the newly built resort near our house in Ilocos Sur. Vitalis Villas is a beautiful Santorini-inspired resort. The Greek-style villas are perched on a mountain cliff, overlooking the beautiful Santiago cove.
I hope it is not too late to greet everyone a merry Christmas! I did not mean to be away from this space for so long, and despite my best intentions to write about life’s musings and mumblings, life does have a way of pushing me here and there and plans to write just go… Continue reading Christmas Renovation