First of all, let me send my sympathy and condolence to the families of the victims of the attack in Istanbul today and other victims of inhuman act in this planet. I hope and pray that peace and unity will reign in this world so soon. Peace be with us all!

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Musicians during a Fasching or carnival parade in Bavaria.

I am not really sure if I can watch any German carnivals, also know as Fasching or Fasnacht. Since I started working, I don’t have enough time anymore to go out. After work, all I just want to do is to relax. ==> READ MORE


It is still winter in my second home. I wish, I am at the beach right now enjoying the sun, water and food. Sad to say, I am still in a cold country. How I truly miss home and I hope, I can go home for vacation this year.

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The garden in my home sweet home direct in the water! I truly miss it and everything I can experience there especially  the fun with my family and friends.

Before 2015 ended, I already started  planning for my  next travels and vacations. Finally last week, I submitted some vacation leaves and I am thankful that they were all approved. This means that I can slowly book for my trips. I was so happy with it. ==> READ MORE


Who are fan of shopping out there? I have to admit, I am a shopaholic but hey, I am a frugal shopper. I hope you know  what I mean when I say  I am a frugal shopper. This only means that I shop but I always see to it that I only buy items that are on sale or promotion. With this tactic, I can save some bucks when shopping for anything especially clothing, shoes, women accessories and other stuffs that a woman needs.

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I did my first shopping trip during the first weekend of January this year. I went to the mall that time and I had fun even thought I went alone.  I was thinking that winter sale might probably start and I was not wrong about it. In fact, I bought a winter shoes and winter accessories that are on sale that time. ==> READ MORE


This is quite a late greetings but hey better late than never..Happy New Year 2016 everyone! I am hoping that each of you starts the year of the monkey joyfully and with  hopes and inspirations everyday! This is first month of the year and it is the perfect time to start planning for the year’s travels or vacation. I am actually planning my travels already and I hope   you too!

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The green grass covered hills in Carmen, Bohol in the Philippines. When the grasses turn brown like chocolate during dry season especially in summer, hence the name “Chocolate Hills”, known as Tsokolateng Burol in Filipino language. Now, I call it chocolate-minted hills in this photo. There are over a thousand of these hills in the area. A must-to-see when in the Philippines.
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Merry Christmas to all mankind! I believed some of you are still celebrating it up to now. Fun, food, exchanging of gifts and family time  are surely present at the moment.  Whatever presents you received, it is not the price and the kind of gift  that matters most but the thoughts that you are remembered during this special celebration of the year.  Right guys! ==> READ MORE


Have you been to any Christmas markets in Europe? If not, I hope you can visit and experience this beautiful event of the year in any towns and cities in this continent. This is one of the things I love during this time of the year. During the holiday season, wherever capital cities you go in Europe or even small towns and villages, they are having their own celebration of the Christmas market. It is really an exciting experience.

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The beautiful Christmas market in Dresden, Germany. It is one of the most beautiful markets I experience in the country.
I believed, I am lucky enough to experience the many Christmas markets in Europe.  Among the beautiful markets I experience were in Vienna (Austria), Budapest (Hungary), Bratislava (Slovakia), Nuremberg (Germany), Strasbourg (France), Birmingham (UK), Cesky Budejovice (Czech Republic), Leipzig (Germany), Zurich (Switzerland) and more. ==> READ MORE


Thanks God  we arrived safely  in Tirana, Albania that afternoon.  From there, we were picked up by a bus with a tour guide  going to our hotel in Durrës, the second largest city and municipality of Albania. The 4-star hotel we stayed in is nice due to its location along the beach.

I set the alarm at 5:30 AM the next day since I planned to go walking along the beach before we will be heading to Krujë, one of our destinations that day.  After around 40 minutes of driving we arrived in this city of Albania.

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View of the Kruje castle ruins and the minaret from the top of Skanderbeg Museum.

The castle of Kruje, Krujë in Albanian, was the last to fall into the hands of the Ottomans, 10 years after the death of George Castriota Scanderbeg. And there fell, not because they took it by force, but because the besiegers having had surrendered guaranteed to save his life. They all died, because the Ottomans did not stay to the covenants. It was October the 15th , 1478.
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Hello November! Wow, golden October is over now. It seems that the holiday season is fast approaching soon. It would also means that another year is about to enter in our lives. Indeed, time flies so fast nowadays.

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The cozy restaurant of Hotel Dinasty in Tirana,  the capital of Albania. It was a wonderful overnight in this hotel.

I have a lot to share from my recent travels in the Balkan Peninsula. As of now, I still feel that I am having a jetlag from that travels to 6 countries. I wish, I am still there especially in this country called Montenegro. I love it there especially that I already visited the country for the second time. ==> READ MORE


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