The first question probably is not what to do on a rainy day in Trondheim but where on earth is Trondheim. I asked exactly the same question when I learned that the headquarters of the company I applied for seven years ago is in Trondheim. My boss seemed to anticipate my question so he thoughtfully
Month: June 2013
While I was in Sydney for four years doing my postgraduate stint, I was lucky to have two flatmates and very good friends (and now godmoms to my eldest son) coming from mainland China. This meant an abundance of hot pot sessions (marathon eating), dumpling parties and unlimited yum cha. I have checked out the
As Oslo ‘residents’ and even when we were still in Trondheim two years ago, we usually had to accompany visiting relatives and friends for a ‘day tour’ of Oslo. A day tour is almost impossible considering the numerous things Oslo has to offer but possibly enough for a taste of Norwegian history, culture, tradition and
As it turned out, there is more to Bali for me than just the beach. First, is the Amorsolo (Philippine National Artist) painting in its museum. It is the first time I saw one of his works in my life and it is an impressive piece. I wonder where to find his collections in the
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Svalbard, Norway. This is no-man’s land. Literally, you don’t need a visa to stay here. (To myself when I learned that, as if, someone would want to stay here illegally.) Well, of course as usual, I am mistaken. There are a number of residents in Spitsbergen coming from…
Before Palawan came to be the Philippines’ top tourist destination (due largely to the Underground River being voted as one of the new seven wonders), it used to receive bad press (malaria-infested, leper colony in Culion, Iwahig penal colony) and for some reason, we had this idea as children that the Palawan natives have tails.