Musée du Louvre

Must-see art works in the louvre other than mona lisa You have to forget her fame. You need to go inside the painting, see her naked expression, read her tender message and feel the outline of her delicate smile. , The worst time to visit Paris is during the heat of...

notre-dame de paris: the pop culture, the history, the legacy.

. When Victor Hugo wrote the French gothic novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame in 1829, he was aiming to raise awareness on the importance of saving old buildings during the time when everyone's pulling a Miley Cyrus wrecking structures left and right. Little did he know that his...

How to enjoy a Paris vacation for P55,600?

Paris is the pinnacle of haut monde travel, the quintessential european escapade and the one single city with an unmistakable skyline. Now, imagine walking on the same cobbled pavement that inspired Woody Allen and Lauren Weisberger while sashaying and whipping your p*ta red scarf at 25°C. Now, picture all these happening...

bonjour, dame eiffel

It was mid-summer noon, I walked from the hind side of the Trocadero hyperextending my neck looking for her. Heart pumping, palms sweating and restraining the excitement of reaching the glorious realization of a life-long dream. And there she is--Standing, moored regally and everything around...

paris up close

From someone who grew up in a third world country, Paris is the quintessential embodiment of of haut monde travel. But the glitz, cliches and Edith Piaf music in our heads happen to be just superficial portrayal. I am sorry to burst your bubble but in...

bavarian roll: the road trip across the alps

If it is going to be your first time in Europe, I am assuming that your expectation was just like mine, coated with sugary frostings, glitters and fairy dust. Well, sorry to burst your bubble but Europe is not all fairy tale, castles, unicorns, knights...

my eurotrip in a nutshell

It was a whirlwind vacation if you are going to ask me. Two weeks will never be enough to squeeze-in all my "must visits" which I have been planning and dreaming to see in the last two decades. So I had to plan correctly and wisely...