Ice Cream Seats and more…

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”  ― Charles M. Schulz For this week, I am posting photos of restaurant or shop seats from about just everywhere.. For Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge With my hubby on an Ice cream shop in Daylesford, Victoria. A restaurant in Budapest…

Venice at Night – Wanderlust @57

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”– Eleanor Roosevelt Arrived in Venice during the golden hour and the colour of the sky was spectacular! As the sun goes down, and the lights turned on, the view of Venice…

It is the time to Worship!

“We come to church not to hide our problems but to heal them.”- Dieter F. Uchtdorf Every time I go on a tour, I am always impressed by the beauty of the churches. The exterior or the interior, they have so much history and are very intricately done. Here are some of the churches from…

A few hours with Romeo and Juliet and Verona – Wanderlust @56

“And then there is the most dangerous risk of all — the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.”– Randy Komisar Verona is a city in Northern Italy’s Veneto region and is best known for being the setting of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and…

Notre Dame Engulfed in Flames – Wanderlust @55

“Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and focus on what could go right”– Anonymous It is sad to think that one of the most iconic structures in the world is now destroyed, as the Notre Dame was engulfed in flames. The fire is now contained but there is still so much to be done to…

Sunny Lugano – Wanderlust @54

“I travel because seeing photos in brochures wasn’t good enough for me. It was to be there, that was everything”– Wiremu Ratcliffe Lake Lugano is a lake which is situated on the border between southern Switzerland and Northern Italy. This lake is so beautiful with breath taking views. The Churches of Lugano Chiesa di Sant’ Antonio Abate Chiesa…

Getting Lost in Lucerne – Wanderlust @53

“What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.”– William Least Heat Moon Another start of a beautiful day in Lucerne, Switzerland….

Lake Lucerne in Switzerland – Wanderlust @52

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”– Eleanor Roosevelt Lake Lucerne or also called Lake of Lucerne is a lake in Central Switzerland. It is definitely one of the nicest place in this country. We went on this…

The Swiss Alps – Wanderlust @51

“You don’t choose the day you enter the world and you don’t choose the day you leave. It’s what you do in between that makes all the difference.”– Anita Septimus Excellent day trip from Luzern to Mt Titlis… an amazing place in the Swiss Alps. Titlis is the highest mountain in this portion of the Uri Alps. This…

Next stop is Heidelberg, Germany – Wanderlust @50

“The biggest risk in life, is not taking one”– Barfi Didn’t have much time to look around Germany, it was just a stop to have lunch. But still, we were able to soak in the character of the country and maybe one day, we will be able to experience it more. This is what you will see upon…

Those doors in Bratislava, Slovakia

“My favorite thing to do is go where I’ve never been”– Anonymous Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia and here (same as in Prague) you will wander through cobbled streets, you can admire the Baroque architecture and you can enjoy your time in a variety of cafes and restaurants. Bratislava also has character and charm as manifested…

Cruising through the Rhine River… Wanderlust @49

“The songs of the river ends not at her banks, but in the hearts of those who have loved her.” -(Buffalo Joe) This river cruise was amazing! It was a great experience and was very relaxing. We arrived early to where the boats were docked so we were still able to look around the area….

Walks, Trails, Sidewalks Challenge

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I walk everywhere. By myself, or with my hubby…my walking buddy! I walk to keep fit. To reach 10,000 steps in my fitbit. But I also walk to appreciate nature, To see…

A day to see the canals of Amsterdam – Wanderlust @48

And the adventure begins… I and my hubby went on our first European tour in 2016. It started with a ferry ride from London to the Netherlands. You can imagine the excitement we were feeling as we started our 23 day tour with Cosmos. After the ferry ride we went on a coach to our…

Streetart in Fitzroy – Wanderlust @47

“Just Because It’s not in a museum does not mean it’s not art.” – unknown I have always had the urge to search for street art wherever I go. If you had been following my blog, you will notice that I have posted photos of Street Art several times already… in Budapest, London, Sydney and…

Wanderlust @46 – One fine afternoon in Mornington Peninsula

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”― Mark Twain As my husband always says, the weekend is always…

My baby is 25

 “A daughter is someone you laugh with, dream with, and love with all your heart.” Twenty five years ago, I gave birth to this beautiful baby. She was perfect but she was annoying haha She cried a lot, she was fussy, she had tantrums… But as all babies do … she grew up and became…

One Silent Sunday

“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” Unknown It is nice to see the stillness of the water. Not a sound… just the ripples on the surface of the ocean. For Leya’s Silent Sunday

FOTD – April 6, 2019 – Flowers in the Park

“Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” – unknown A few weeks ago, I went walking in the park and saw these beautiful colourful flowers. I sat there for a few minutes loving what I was seeing. This was taken at the Wilson’s Botanical Garden near our place For Cee’s FOTD Challenge

Eating my way through London – Wanderlust @45

“Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures.” – Lovelle Drachman Stayed in London for about two weeks which gave me a chance to explore the main city. So much different multicultural food experience here in London, I hope you can explore it with me! This building is known as the “walkie talkie” because of…

From a long, long, long time ago

“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” – Ruth Reichl Vigan is a small town in Ilocos Sur, in the northern part of the Philippines. It has now become famous because it has become a UNESCO Heritage site. When you go there you will be transported to…

FOTD – April 5, 2019 – Peach rose

“Do not watch the petals fall from the rose with sadness, know that, like life, things sometimes must fade, before they can bloom again.” – unknown The rose is my favourite flower. Maybe because the colours are so pretty. And it has so many variety of colours to choose from. I have read that there…

Doors in Prague…Doors in Budapest

“Every exit is an entrance to somewhere else.” – Rebecca Puig The more I look at the photos I took of Prague and of Budapest, the more I fall in love with its character, its architecture … the more I want to go back and experience it all over again! This is for Norm’s Doors…

24 places to see and things to do in London Wanderlust @44

“…and so the adventure begins”– Unknown Every first time traveller is expected to go to the very touristy places of a certain country. The same is true when I went to London for the first time in 2016. Of course who would want to miss out on these iconic United Kingdom architecture. 1) Buckingham palace…

Which Way are We Going?

“The world is made of stairs, and there are those who go up and those who go down.” – Ed McBain Every photo has a story… about friendship, about family or even just random thought. Here is my collection of steps and stairs photos for this week’s challenge, hope you like it. For Cee’s Fun…

Wanderlust @43 Walk with me to Brick Lane London Streetart

“I laugh at the way some people think graffiti is all selfish tagging and vandalism. Thoughtful street art is like good fiction – it speaks out on behalf of everyone, for us all to see.” ― Carla H. Krueger The Streetart scene in London is now thriving. Brick Lane is now world famous for its street art….

Wanderlust @42 … Experience the colour of London…

Life is like a rainbow. You need both rain and sun to make its colors appear. ~Unknown You have to see these colourful houses in London. Maybe it’s just me, because some people don’t care and others don’t like it. But when I was in London I really went out of my way to search…

Wanderlust @41 – the Magical Christmas Market in Budapest

“Take every chance you get in life, because some things only happen once.” – Karen Gibbs Christmas is magical for kids, but it can be too for adults. As some of you may not know, Christmas in Melbourne is summer and because it is warm, I can’t get into the spirit of the season. I…

PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2019-WEEK 13

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” ― Mae West This is the Convent Gallery in Daylesford, about an hour and a half drive from Melbourne.  It is nestled on the crest of Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens, over-looking Daylesford. The Convent boasts expansive views of the countryside and township below. In…