[ROME] GRAN CAFFE ROMA

Breakfast was pepperoni and salami pizza at the Gran Caffe Roma via Vittorio Veneto in Rome, Italy. Alfresco dining in the morning summer breeze gave us plenty of room for people-watching, which brings me to remembering the blatant stares we’d throughout our journey received from patrons of pavement cafes and restaurants. Sometimes I wonder if we’reContinue reading “[ROME] GRAN CAFFE ROMA”

Travel-diary: Nagoya Unagi Rice ひつまぶし (Japan)

Finally tasted the most famous Hitsumabushi (Unagi Rice) in Nagoya! The 4300YEN platter that we ordered for 2 came with these set of instructions, a four-step guide to eating the reknowned Japanese dish. I must say, this is the best eel-rice I have ever tasted!! I loooove unagi rice! So following the etiquette guide, theContinue reading “Travel-diary: Nagoya Unagi Rice ひつまぶし (Japan)”

Brisbane, King George Square

Someday I’d wish to be a true backpacker in Brisbane; just my haversack & laptop for a couple of weeks. Too many amazing streets to stroll along, colors and sights to see, vintage buildings to admire, and entertaining buskers to applaud. Liberal-minded people to talk to and be impressed by. Talents abound and magic toContinue reading “Brisbane, King George Square”

Perth – May’13

Aye aye captain, mission accomplished over the South Atlantic Ocean. Agent Yujin reporting, Over and out! Out in the city of Perth aiming my camera at random and snapping the most mundane shots while sourcing out cafes in the area. A very mind-clearing journey on foot, I have to say. Australia has got some hiddenContinue reading “Perth – May’13”

never underestimate your own magic

Today I started off with a very simple goal: to be the reason behind a stranger’s smile. All I needed to do was simple, but the task itself could range from easy-peasy to downright impossible. But you know what? I saw a whole lot of smiles today that reflected how uncomplicated a simple gesture ofContinue reading “never underestimate your own magic”

much more good in it than bad

“At times the world may seem an unfriendly and sinister place, but believe that there is much more good in it than bad. All you have to do is look hard enough, and what might seem to be a series of unfortunate events may in fact be the first steps of a journey.” ― Lemony Snicket

totally worn out

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” ― Hunter S. Thompson