Category Archives: Europe Trip

Life Tip: Get a smaller house

When I was 22, I lived on my own in Taipei. I rented out a small studio unit close the the University that had its own bathroom for NTD 10,000. It was a few streets away from school. I shared … Continue reading

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A Father’s Love

My uncle is a single parent with an adult daughter. He was separated from his wife years ago, and has resorted to maintaining a slew of long-term girlfriends. The current girlfriend has been in his life for a decade already. … Continue reading

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So what’s it like to be high on weed? (Warning: Has R-18 Content Below)

My husband and I finally tried the weed at the Green Place Amsterdam (not to be confused with The Green House) located at Kloveniersburgwal 4, Amsterdam. We picked it particularly because it was voted as one of the Top 3 Coffeeshops in … Continue reading

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Honeymoon First Day: Amsterdam — The Land of Weed, Whores and Windmills

Hubby and I specifically picked Amsterdam as our first stop on our extended 21-week honeymoon because of its three Ws: weed, whores, and windmills. What can we say? Most Filipino-Chinese would pick the traditional London, Paris, Rome for their honeymoon destination but no … Continue reading

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Back in the Dating Scene?

A month after my breakup… wow, how time flies. It hasn’t been an easy journey but oh, how invigorating the process was. Over the last four weeks, I’ve done a lot of self-reflection, making changes where I saw fit. And … Continue reading

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I still feel awful BUT…

…to be honest, I’ve had a pretty spectacular week. Let’s see, on Monday, I met a new friend and we ate at Pizza Hut. I met even more new friends when I went to a Moroccan gathering. Ate tons of … Continue reading

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Addicted: DragonVale (Free from iTunes)

Oh no – I’m again addicted to simulation games! The latest culprit is DragonVale, which is downloadable for FREE in iTunes. I am currently using it via my iPad, and of course, the graphics are terrific! ***Apologies but WordPress can’t … Continue reading

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End of Week 1: My First Class at LBS

Yesterday, we just finished our first course at LBS. It’s called Capital Markets and Financing, which is a psuedo-core course of their program for those interested to take a career in finance. As it’s a pre-requisite for other finance subjects, … Continue reading

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Enjoying London: Picadilly Circle

This may have been the smartest suggestion of the week: as we homesick pups are starting to miss our Asian fare, we’ve decided to head over to London’s Chinatown for some “authentic” (cough, cough) Chinese food. Chinatown or Soho is … Continue reading

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Week 1 in London: Food

Dear dad, mom and Jr.,   London is about self-resilience. In Hong Kong or Taiwan, if you’re hungry, you can always go downstairs and grab something to eat.   But not in Hong Kong.   From my house at St. … Continue reading

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