I am proud to say I'm no longer an Italy virgin. Oh yes, I have popped that Italy cherry, finally! My first trip to Italy was in November 2014; I went to Pisa, Florence, and Bologna. I was fortunate enough to make another trip to Italy in December last year, and it was to Milan and Venice. This post is about Venice. Why not about other cities I mentioned above, one might ask. I don't know why. I have tried to understand how my mind works but I have learned not to waste my energy because while I'd like to believe nothing is impossible, apparently one or two things are.Read More
I considered myself a decent snowboarder, I mean I know how to break properly and all. That was, however, before my trip to Chamonix, France. I somehow felt very inadequate when I saw the skiers and snowboarders there. They were awesome, carving the slopes like it's no big deal.Read More
I gotta admit something. I knew nothing about Iceland prior to my trip there 2 months ago. In fact, about 6 months ago, I crossed path with a schoolmate in fashion school who happens to be from Iceland at a Paris Fashion Week fashion show backstage. The encounter went something like this:
"... so where are you from?" I asked, after we went on talking about how marvelous the fur jackets are at Emanuel Ungaro that Fall Winter 2014 collection.
"I'm from Iceland," she replied.
And I was like err... I should say something about Iceland right? Something smart or intelligent that showcases my general knowledge. But shit, what do I know about Iceland? Is the country covered in ice? Should I ask if it's always cold there?Read More