Category Archives: Europe

September 18

Moving on to

Dear readers, In case you have not been added to my subscriber list, I wish to notify you that I have moved! to Some of you who may have been with me for a while would notice that this domain has since returned to as I have moved on to self-hosting. You will […]

September 14

Road tripping the French Riviera

It was going to be my first time there. I don’t know why, but I was so excited. When you think about it though, there were so many other places, which could have more impact on me. Places with ‘real’ highlights, historical churches, coliseums, museums with incredible art for me to wonder hours on end. […]

August 26

Getting the best for less: Vienna, Austria

What do you think of when you think about Vienna? Old world charm? A grand ballroom? Voices of angels down from the sky? Horses dancing? What if I told you you can get all of that, but for a fraction of the price!   Old world ballroom dancing   I wrote here about my experience […]

August 18

Prague In a Nutshell

Around the time my boyfriend and I started dating, I had already planned a trip to Prague. “Go” he tells me, in his delicious French accent. And then proceeded to describe the great romance of the Charles Bridge, the winding alleyways. I was sold. I was excited to go. Until I found out I was […]

August 07

Drugs in Amsterdam: Yay or Nay?

“They might close down coffee shops in Amsterdam” my Dutch colleague tells me, one month prior to my move there. “But why?” I asked, appalled by the thought that the Government had somehow decided to swoop in and take away all of Dutch’s access to caffeine. Are they not worried that it’s going to impact […]

July 17

In a nutshell – Lisbon, Portugal

“Hey Li, do you want to come and visit me in Lisbon? My company has a training trip there, so I have a free hotel room” I jump at the opportunity, after all I was living in Amsterdam, and it wasn’t such a stretch to go. I’ve never been to Portugal after all, and I […]

June 01

The Art! The Art! – Paris, France

Most of you would have had some form of art education by now. You would have had school trips to art museums, or maybe got a brief art history in one of your classes. Me, my education didn’t really focus on that aspect of art. We studied archeological remnants, pottery and the likes in history […]