The sun was about to set when we arrived at the Firenze Santa Maria train station. It was much colder in Florence than it was in Rome. Perhaps twilight, the time of day, added to the chill but more likely it was because of Florence’s geographical location. We then took a cab to what would… Continue reading Firenze: A Love at First Sight
A visit to the Vatican City is a must for any tourist in Rome. It was built over the tomb of Saint Peter. Peter (Petrus, Petros or Petra) means rock, so it is the rock or the foundation on which Catholicism was built. It is also the smallest country in the world.
They say a picture can paint a thousand words. Allow me to share a few more with you as I continue my journey. Come, explore with me? Who knows what we may find? One never knows what is in store.
My mother and I applied for our Schengen visa in the last week of November and since it was APEC week and the holiday season, it took some time to get it. Our visa was approved mid-January.
Every first quarter of the year, I try to take a trip to somewhere I have never been. I consider it a gift to myself since the most important events of my life happen to be in January which is both my birthday and wedding anniversary month. Last February was also my blog’s first year… Continue reading Dreaming of a Chateau
It has been awhile since I had guests at home. I missed entertaining. I missed preparing, cooking and table setting. I got excited when my friend called to say she wanted to visit me at home.
I have always admired the people of Bali, particularly from the town of Ubud for being able to put up luxurious resorts that exude peace and serenity amidst the lush rice fields. For me, Ubud Bali besides Batanes is the ultimate “get away from it all” destination. So I was surprised
I suppose this would be my longest post so far. So many of us rush home to our local provinces for the holidays. But, for me and my family, it was the other way around.
From our home to yours, we wish you a Christmas that is joyful and warm. Hope you all enjoy your Holidays!
Drumroll please… Benjamin Moore’s 2016 Color of the Year was officially announced: