Showing posts from March, 2016

Swissful Thinking

Over a month ago, I was fortunate enough to be able to travel to Switzerland and Italy as an incentive from work. Never in my entire life I have imagined that I will be able to fly to Europe and I am so grateful that I was one of those lucky individuals that were able to experience this for free. So as I enjoy the free time from this holiday break, let me share to you some of the photos I have taken during my trip to Zurich and Lucerne. After almost 16 hours of flying from Manila (8 hours to Dubai, 3 hours layover, 6 hours Dubai to Zurich plus delays), we immediately went to Rhine Falls upon arriving in Zurich. It was actually the longest March 1 of my life -- I left Manila at 12mn and arrived in Zurich at roughly 2 in the afternnon the same day (Switzerland is 7 hours behind). Despite the jet lag and the weary feeling from my (first ever) long flight, we enamored the beauty of Europe's largest plain waterfall with much fun and excitement. Afterwards, our tour bus brought us to L…

Book Review: Before I Do

Most of us girls have one dream -- to wear that perfect white dress, on the perfect place with the right man we prayed for. Since we were little we have always imagined how and what we'll look like on our dream day, our wedding day. However like any other dream, getting our dream wedding is not always easy. While others presumably get their "proposals" earlier, most girls take a while before getting their most coveted diamond ring.
This is probably what I liked about Kath Estaquio's Before I Do. It talks about Kite Castille, your modern lady in her late 20's who feels the pressure of getting married (from her old fashioned relatives). Aside from the wedding pressure, the book wittingly describes a struggle of a long term relationship -- when the significant other suddenly has no time for the relationship .
Most of you know that right now, I'm presently happily married with a kid. So initially, when I learned about this book, I was like "bakit ko pa babasah…