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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

GO: Innsbruck, a Little Wonderland.

When I say I am having a "holiday hangover",  residual holiday stress is still hanging in there. Just looking at the photos I took during my trip to EU last December, deep inside I am yearning for another glorious adventure. This time is time for a photo-reel from Innsbruck, Austria.

A long drive to Innsbruck was definitely a very pleasure yet memorable one. With snow falling along our journey and highway surrounded by pine trees, I feel like I am in a little wonderland. Innsbruck is situated between high mountain range, which explains the chilly weather for most of the year, even during summer. The historic old town is surrounded with beautiful old buildings, with wooden toys hanging on top of the roof. Innsbruck's Altstadt (Old Town) is a very romantic place. Very artsy, I must say.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

GO : Brighton Beach, We're at the Last Piece of Summer!

We're at the last piece of Summer here in Melbourne! It will be getting cold around mid March and with the city constantly having a rather chill and cold weather for the whole year (it sometimes does get cold in Summer too!), to be able to have a stroll along the beach and enjoy the sunshine is somewhat a simple pleasure. So before the cold hits and makes us lazy, me and the boyfriend decided to head to Brighton Beach for a walk and enjoy the sunset. Beautiful rays of sunshine, colourful bath houses, and good companion. This is what I called the perfect summer escape.

Friday, February 22, 2013

GO: Florence, Pisa, and B&W

Florence is the capital city of Tuscany, 173 miles north of Rome. Nothing particularly beautiful in this city except the infamous Pisa Tower. But I had one of the nicest gelato I've ever tasted!

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

GO: Switzerland, and 10,000 feet Later.

Switzerland is probably one of those country that oozes cool and cold at the same time. Apart from the Lucerne, which I completely falling in love with (next post coming up!), the highlight would be our weekend trip when we crammed into the skylift and rose 10,000 feet to the top of Mt. Titlis. All I could see was a few metres thick smorgasbord snow. It was amazing but the journey to the top was probably quite a horrific one. We were lucky because shortly after we reached the top of the mountain, all skylifts were shut down due to strong wind (which looked like a storm to me rather than wind). Soon after I found myself lying down with think snow slapping on my face.

Monday, February 18, 2013

GO: Paris, I'm in Love

If there was a city that would forever stuck in my heart, it'd be Paris. It is one place that I would never get bored of. The city, the people, the food, the shops. Every single corner of the city is beautiful and breathtaking. The city itself is a mixed between old buildings, museums, and flagship stores blend in together (name the brand, there you find the store!). Paris is all about that glitters and shimmers. Literally. But from the top of Eiffel tower, Paris glittered even more. The journey to the 2nd tier of Eiffel Tower was a tad gut-wrenching but as soon as we reached the top, the view is beyond magnificent  Limitless sky and a beast tame Paris.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

GO: Venice, The City of Canals

Venice had always been on top of my must-go list and the feeling to able to check this place off my bucket list is so delightful. There is something enchanting about the Venice's narrow streets, shimmery canals, and infamous gondola. Even though some might say Venice itself is too tourist-infested, it is still a very magnificent city. Well, I believe the scenic would be way much beautiful and colourful during spring or summer, because when I went, it was way too cold to enjoy the view. But nonetheless, Venice still captured my heart.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

THINK: Hello, It's Been A Long Time.

Hello, so it's been a while hasn't it? I was trying to come up with reasonable excuses for my ages-long hiatus but unfortunately, the only reason is that I've been busy catching up with life that blogging was probably topped my last to-do list. Well, I honestly had no idea what happened to Blogger that most of my photos on previous posts went missing. And being the avid OCD, I decided to delete all the previous entries. Yes, you hear me right. I spent the last few hours revamping the blog and decided to start a fresh. I want this space to be my expressive outlet to share those things I love, eat, wear, go, and think.

So, here is a little updates about my whereabouts and whatabouts so far. As soon as I graduated from my postgraduate study in December (thank you so much to those of you who congratulate me through various ways!), I found myself traveling across Europe and had very joyful adventures. Once the holiday was over, stepping into the adult life become unavoidable. It was right in front of me. Here comes the misery of job hunting and countless interviews. Lately, I've found myself wallowing in the melodrama of the postgraduate employment (and terrible homesick!). Hope I can see the light at the end of the tunnel soon. So ,wish me luck people! That's to sum up what has been happening during my unannounced blogging hiatus.

Well, I wish everyone had a splendid Valentine's day with the loved ones! I shall start the entry in the next post. In the meantime, stay safe!