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 ?”
In recent years, I have stumbled upon Roman Catholic churches with incredible stories. Upon entry, I immediately saw the sign that photographs are not allowed. I asked politely and luckily, was granted permission to take these photographs. Below are photos of La Porziuncula ( meaning a little portion of land ) or La Porziuncola, a chapelContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #5 : La Porziuncula”
I walked passed this fountain or fontana many times. Initially, it intimidated me. For someone who is Asian living in a third world country, I thought that this was such a waste of precious water. But it looked nice. After some research and asking around, I gave this a try. It was cool and tastedContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #4 : La Fontana”
One cold morning, in a distant yet mystical land, a beautiful couple wed. The views were spectacular. The architecture old but solid. Noticed lots of “tears of joy” shed. I was happy for them. And happy for the opportunity to capture and create my first short film.
One evening, a friend mentioned Ariccia, a commune south of Rome. Intrigued, I googled this place. Looked up how to get to this place. And discovered that this is a favorite place of retreat of Popes. Meanwhile, the exterior architecture of this Palace seemed spartan. Void of the usual ornate and colored details that areContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #2 : Ariccia”
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