Christmas Time Breakfast at a Grand Hotel

“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot, British writer – Happy Pills #31 Since it’s nearly Christmas time, and just because we can, my hubby and I decided to have breakfast at this grand hotel. We thought that we can make it a day out in the city…

Food …. Food and Food Displays

“Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved.” – Winnie the Pooh From a few weeks ago …. This is for Weekly Prompts’ Photo Challenge – Store Displays This was when we celebrated my husband’s birthday in a lovely cafe in Fitzroy named Bentwood. Food and coffee was great! (Photos…

A Cafe with a Chair on the Wall

“There are a whole lot of things in this world you haven’t started wondering about yet.” – Roald Dahl, from James and the Giant Peach Went to this quirky cafe for brunch and first thing I noticed is the chair on the wall. Oh, i thought, “that could be for Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat…

Foodie time in Madrid – Wanderlust @81

“Spain is a fascinating mix of people, languages, culture and food, but if there is one thing all Spaniards share, it’s a love of food and drink.” – Jose Andres Where else can you find better tasting food than in Madrid! I am not being biased but, as a Filipino, my taste palate relates more…

1 Year Old Birthday on the Farm

“Count your life by smiles, not tears. Count your age by friends, not years.”–birthday quotes I have a group of friends whom I have known for about 28 years or so. We have been there for each other through thick and thin so we are not just good friends… we are family! Our kids grew…

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…

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…

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…

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…

9 Reasons why you’ll love Vienna…Wanderlust @27

“Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures.” – Lovelle Drachman Not only was it named as the most liveable city (according to the Economist Intelligence Unit replacing Melbourne for 2018 tsk tsk) its culture, architecture and coffee is on top of the list. In saying that, I don’t think 3 days is enough…

Wanderlust @13 Around London

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck So, my husband and I decided just to go around without any plans really. Took the bus 17 and we saw this cool building. Lots of people were standing around looking up and taking shots of the streetart. Next stop was the St Pancras Renaissance…

Wanderlust @10 Bohol, Philippines

“Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty  The Chocolate Hills are a geological formation in the Bohol province of the Philippines. There are at least 1,260 hills but there may be as many as 1,776 hills spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometres. They are covered…

Wanderlust @8 Cebu, Philippines.

“The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself.” – Wallace Stevens Cebu is a province of the Philippines, in the country’s Central Visayas region, comprising Cebu islands and more than 150 smaller surrounding islands and islets. Every time there is a mass celebration, this is what you see outside the church….

Wanderlust @5 Macau

After Hong Kong, it just follows that Macau is the next place to visit. Macau, or it can also be spelled Macao, is a tiny Chinese territory, just about one hour away from Hong Kong by ferry. The Lotus is considered as the emblematic flower of Macau. And this is in the Lotus Square When…