[MELBOURNE] oo2. Caffe e Torta

Upon touchdown I had managed to catch a good nights’ sleep (albeit, due to time difference, it was 3am Melbourne time when I finally crashed), and even woke up for hotel breakfast early next morning. Late afternoon, I ventured into the CBD area with hopes of locating Hardware Societe which was further out past Collins Street, […]

The Secret Rathaus Glockenspiel

Ever wondered what lies behind and inside the famous clock tower of Munich? Well, here’s a glimpse! A cafè/pub/restaurant lies within stone-grey walls, hidden away from the world that is watching the fairy stales spin atop the tower’s clock. xoxo, Viktoria Jean

Rathaus Glockenspiel, Munich

What comes to mind when you think of Munich? Longchamp and Rimowa!! And well, for me it’s the Marienplatz clock tower. This grandeur never fails to give me the chills! My goal next year is to photograph the Rathaus Glockenspiel in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. So far, I’ve only done Summer and Autumn. xoxo, […]

3 Obvious Reasons to Visit Maldives

1. Sun, Sand, Sea As we approach winter months, basking on the beach has never been more appealing. 2. Maldives is Instagram-Worthy P.S. Do not judge my failed jumpshots please. 3. Snorkeling and other water activities are practically free on most island resorts. Some resorts even provide the equipment and instructors to guide newbies along. […]

Travel-diary: Dachau Concentration Camp, Munich

Exceedingly bright and cloudless summer day spent at Dachau, Germany’s longest running Jewish concentration camp Here we are at the gate, where 60,000 Jews entered but never left. (admittedly, we look a tad too happy for the solemnity, but it’s a tourist thing) To be honest it could be a lovely walk in the park […]

Travel-diary: Milano (II)

A 6-hour journey on foot in Milan as a solo explorer armed with just my camera and a cup of Caffe Shakerato Sights and sounds of a bustling Italian city. Beautiful.

oo2 ✦ Dangerous Mind ✦

Don’t you think you’ve had enough Do their claws make sores Take my hand and come away “We have with us a fresh face from Seoul, where many of you were from. Make him feel welcome. Please come in, Max.” Stoicly, Max stepped in. He scanned the classroom, his gaze never faltering when his eyes […]

Viktoria Jean

Chopping off my waist-length hair is probably the best decision I’ve made in a while; & with it comes an even stronger impulse for a complete overhaul. Hello World! (because Krispy tells me to write Viktoria with a K and it does look better) Did something else on impulse this morning, details of which will […]

another world, another lifetime

“Thomas Edison’s last words were  ‘It’s very beautiful over there’. I don’t know where there is, but I believe it’s somewhere, and I hope it’s beautiful.” ― John Green, Looking for Alaska What you regard as beautiful is bizarre to some, perhaps your world doesn’t belong in their lifetime. xoxo

magic squiggles

“What an astonishing thing a book is. It is a flat object made from a tree with flexible parts, on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles. But one glance at it and you’re inside the mind of another person. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew […]

keep calm and stay sassy

The school of hard-knocks that is life clearly isn’t just any bubble-wrapped, sugar-coated candyland. When the going gets tough, chant this mantra: To me, being 22 & trying to keep your sanity in this crazy world is: 1. Realizing what a terrible person I am / had been 2. Knowing my flaws, recognizing the need […]

your forces and how to use them

“Promise Yourself To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. To think only the […]