Musings

Why the Game of Thrones Finale is Perfect

I know that this is an unpopular opinion with all the negative feedback about Game of Thrones Season 8’s writing, but #TheFinalEpisode is actually the ending the realm needs, even if it’s not what we want. I was initially underwhelmed by Jon Snow’s storyline, having him sent back to The Wall after all that’s happened; […]

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Places

Spring in California

Two of the best reasons to live in California is the wonderful weather all year round, and its proximity to the ocean. You can have snow-capped mountains to ski in during winter, and have the beach nearby in the summer. It’s still generally sunny, although I think it has rained almost every weekend since the […]

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Musings

On the Job

Lucky are the people who get to say “I love my job”, or “I can see myself doing this forever”. That was my case with being a flight attendant, and this is my farewell to that short but sweet love affair. 🙂 Recruitment for flight attendants is a tedious process because you’re literally competing with […]

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Places

St. Petersburg: Venice of the North

There are many cities claiming to be the Venice of the North, and Russia’s cultural capital, St. Petersburg, is on top of the list. As this was again a short layover, we struggled to see the beautiful parts of the city as best as we can. Having only been to Moscow, which I found a […]

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Arté, Places

Antoni Gaudi: God’s Architect

I tried my best to visit some of Gaudi’s famous works in Barcelona, walking around the city on a beautiful day. Since it was a Monday, Bellesguard Gaudi (which I haven’t been to) is closed, so I went to the other sites for the second time around. The last time I was in Barcelona was […]

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Arté

Pintô Art Museum

I’m currently on an unplanned long vacation in the Philippines; and since my extended stay was unexpected, I didn’t plan any out-of-town trips. Luckily, there are so many things to do in our province, Rizal. A few minutes drive from our house in Taytay is the Pintô Art Museum in Antipolo City. Far from the […]

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Places

Scenes Around Lake Como

I had another Milan flight this month, and I wanted to go somewhere quiet and relaxing. I knew that if I went to Central Milan, I would end up shopping again, so I tried to stay away as much as possible. Since Como is only an hour and a half train ride from Malpensa Airport, […]

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