May Kwento Ako #9 : La Traviata, an Opera

  This is the first proper opera that I have watched and it was an enjoyable experience.  So, I didn’t understand a word, a lyric but there’s much to appreciate from this.  Who hasn’t heard of La Traviata?  Well, where I come from, pretty much everybody, I’m afraid.  So, I bought a “song hits”, aContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #9 : La Traviata, an Opera”

May Kwento Ako #8 : La Bicycleta

I noticed that there are so many bicycles here than in any continent.  We, Asians tend to keep our bicycles inside our homes lest they’d be stolen. Thanks also, to the cleaner air, environment and lack of congestion, I suppose.  People here are so lucky to be able to do this.

May Kwento Ako #7 : Torcello

In a not so distant past, a friend who has long been based in Venezia took me around some of the sights most have yet to discover.  Makes it more interesting for me, a budding photographer. Like a little boy, I followed.  As we rode the vaporetto then walked quite a bit, we got toContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #7 : Torcello”

May Kwento Ako #6 : Detaxe ?

    Why, oh, why do they have to have three DIFFERENT drop boxes for your Value Added Tax/VAT refund ?!!    This process allows a non-EU traveller to get back the VAT on the purchases beyond a certain amount. Note to self, should I have anything to drop, make sure that I have completelyContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #6 : Detaxe ?”