Ah, biking in Paris was something I wanted to do ever since I saw the Korean drama, 파리의연인 aka Lovers in Paris. There's something so chic and carefree about it. This dream turned into a reality thanks to Vélib'. What is Vélib'? Vélib' is a bike-share system in Paris, with over 14,000 bikes and 1,500 bicycle stations. Anyone, tourists … Continue reading Paris Travel Diary: Got to Vélib’
Blame it from watching a lot of Audrey Hepburn movies, when I went to Paris all I wanted was to be as Audrey Hepburn in the movies as possible. (As I type this I’m listening to a Paris Sightseeing playlist on Spotify. I really can’t wait to go back, but alas, patience grasshopper.) Inspired by her … Continue reading Paris Travel Diary: A Day at the Flea Market
UPDATED: 5/29/2017 When I travel to another place whether it's for work or just plain vacation, I always look for the local supermarket. It's the best place to buy snacks, water, tea and food souvenir to bring home. I came up with a list of local supermarkets per country that I have been to and … Continue reading SSS: Schedule a visit to the Local Supermarket
I'm dreading October because it means it's been a year ago since my Europe trip. Aaaaand I haven't documented it properly. (BB = Bad Blogger) Okay, for now I leave you with this photo. I took this on top of the mountain where Neuschwanstein Castle is situated. I promise I'll complete my travel diaries (to … Continue reading Oh-ctober!
Don't be confused, Frankfurt Cathedral or Frankfurter Dom are alternative names for Kaiserdom Sankt Bartholomäus. From Romerberg, the cathedral stands tall and you can just walk up the alley to get to it, but be aware of cars. There is an alternative route if you are not coming from Romerberg, but that is another story. … Continue reading Frankfurt Travel Diary: Kaiserdom Sankt Bartholomaus
It's like a scene straight from a story book!
I know I still have a lot of pending travel diaries, work is kicking my ass so I have no energy left to sort, edit and try to wring out my feelings when I was in that place and write about it. Gah, night shift is like a dementor! This list happened because: 1. I'm … Continue reading Things to do in Paris
Frankfurt Old Opera House - a historical site
also known as Europe Day 1 I arrived at Frankfurt at around 7AM on October 17, 2013 but it was still dark out. First German Word I learned: Ausgang (Exit) First order of the day was to get cleared by immigrations. There were about six counters, all operating, my time with them was painless. No … Continue reading Frankfurt Travel Diary: First Day and Main Tower
for Filipino travelers After being denied by the Italian Embassy, I run back into the arms of the first embassy I went to, the French Embassy! A little back story.. There are 26 member states that issues the Schengen Visa but you can't just go to any Embassy you want. As previously mentioned in this … Continue reading Schengen Visa Application at the French Embassy