Tag: Europe

Paris Shopping Guide: Beauty Products in French Pharmacies

Paris Shopping Guide: Beauty Products in French Pharmacies

The French beauty routine. The French women’s natural beauty. You have heard about them and want to age gracefully too. Is the transforming magic in French skincare products? Since you are in France, it’s your chance to find out if these products do wonders for 

Is Paris always a good idea?

Is Paris always a good idea?

Paris was okay, my friend said, I like (insert another European country) better. Other lukewarm responses came from family and friends who had visited Paris. We heard things about the French people too, especially their attitude towards the Chinese race. According to a friend who 

I saw a pickpocket in Paris. Tips to stay safe in France.

I saw a pickpocket in Paris. Tips to stay safe in France.

Family and friends generously dish out tips on being safe in Paris, such as how to spot suspicious characters, or how to guard our belongings against pickpockets. Over the years, I have also heard a fair share of horror stories about Europe. So before a 

Food Diary: What’s Our Food in Paris?

Food Diary: What’s Our Food in Paris?

“What’s your favourite food in Paris?” I asked the family. My husband and I unanimously voted for the Falafel at L’As du Fallafel. The runner-up for me is the burger we had at Alfred (Chessy Val D’Europe), it’s good but we can find such quality 

8 Ideas to Travel the World from Home

8 Ideas to Travel the World from Home

(Updated: 23 June 2020) For those whose feet love to wander, whose mind loves to learn, whose heart loves to be enthralled,staying at home is tough. Don’t even talk about taking flights, taking a step out to the streets is scarce precious time now. Running 

Travelogue of Europe (Part 1): First Long Voyage, May/Jun 2019

Travelogue of Europe (Part 1): First Long Voyage, May/Jun 2019

“Your flight to Amsterdam Schiphol airport has been changed to Terminal 1,” said the airline staff as she typed on her keyboard intently. She returned our passports and pointed towards a general direction, “Go pass the immigration and take the SkyTrain inside to transfer.” As 

Review: Is the trip to Kinderdijk Windmills worth it?

Review: Is the trip to Kinderdijk Windmills worth it?

The first time we saw a life-sized windmill was at Delft. Walking out of the train station with our luggage, the windmill was welcoming us from a distance. We agreed to go up close and admire the lonesome windmill soon. That happened only at the