Travel Diary: Nikolaiviertel (Nikolai Quarter)

Nikolaiviertel or Nikolai Quarter is often referred to as the oldest residential area of Berlin. Technically, it really was. Merchants and artisans settled here in the Middle Ages because it’s located at the crossing of land and water trading routes on both sides of the river Spree. Unfortunately though, most of its medieval lanes and […]

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Country Girl

You can easily tell from my hair color that these shots were taken a while back. I was off to give a talk for Chalk Magazine’s Campus Tour at Far Eastern University that day. It was especially hot then so pants and anything else made with more than 1 and a half yards of fabric […]

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Capturing Simple Joys

When you need to catch a break from all the stuff that are keeping you busy, sometime’s all you need is to reconnect with your friends and spend a little time with them. It doesn’t have to be extravagant. You don’t have to travel far or do something extreme. A good long day or 2 […]

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Windstruck

It’s only been a few days since I got back home from Germany and already, I can’t help but feel a little overwhelmed by the amount of work I have to do before I fly out again next week. I’m not complaining though. I’m sure a lot of you are busy as can be too. But sometimes, […]

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Start Fresh

I guess I can’t sit with Regina George then. I wore pink too early in the week. Movies like “Mean Girls” bring me back to the good old days, when I was still in school, buried in my books. Even so, I’ve always paid attention to the way I dress. Skinny jeans, in particular, were my […]

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Sky High

A couple of years ago, you would’ve never seen me brush my hair up like this–at least, not voluntarily. My bangs were my safety net. I couldn’t go out without them! It’s as if I’m able to hide part of my insecurities under my bangs. LOL! I’m sure most of you can relate. Us girls, we tend […]

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Willkommen In Berlin!

Hello from Berlin! I’ve been here since the 1st of August upon the invite of Germany’s Foreign Office. It’s been a busy few days filled with meetings and sightseeing but like a true blogger, I wanted to squeeze in a quick update from the land of the young and hip. I’m actually on my way […]

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Resort Living

Don’t you just love resort dressing? No frills, just pure comfort and simplicity. Maybe it’s because you don’t really need much when you have a backdrop like this. An easy outfit like my Inca Abaya dress from British brand Pitusa is all you need. It’s that perfect lazy dress, effortless but still sophisticated as ever. […]

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Travel Diary: My Love From The Star

Here it is, the blog post all you K-drama fans have been waiting for–my visit to the “My Love From The Star” (or “You Who Came From The Star”) exhibit located at Dongdaemun Design Plaza. I don’t really watch a lot of K-dramas but because I’ve been hearing so many good things about this multi-awarded […]

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Travel Diary: Seoul Tower

Seoul Tower or Namsan Tower is one of Seoul, Korea’s most famous landmarks. This 777 feet tall communication and observation tower sits atop Namsan Mountain and marks the city’s highest point. It’s the perfect place to bid Seoul goodbye, don’t you think? You can reach the Seoul Tower in various ways–by car, bus, subway and even cable […]

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