The Other Side of Milan: A 3-hr Walking Tour

When my friends told me we are going to Milan for a weekend to celebrate our birthdays, my first question was: “Why Milan?” She answered: “To do shopping, what else?” Since the group pretty much decided that we’re going to Milan and I wasn’t really up for shopping for 2 ½ days, I managed to [...]

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Hotel Review: ADI Doria Grand Hotel, Milan, Italy

A couple of friends and I drove to Milan for the weekend and we stayed at the ADI Doria Grand Hotel – a 4-star hotel. While it was my first time to stay in this hotel, it was my friend’s third time and she refuses to stay in other hotels in Milan. I enjoyed my [...]

The Big 3-0h Turned Out To Be… Well, A Big One Indeed!

Exactly a week ago, I had my 30th birthday. I must say, for someone who is not so much into celebrating birthdays, this year has been pretty much…epic! I’ve always been curious on what I would feel on my 30th birthday. For others, leaving the 20s is a dreadful moment – I guess when you’re [...]

NICE, FRANCE: Part 1

April 12, 2012 - I didn’t want to celebrate my birthday but since it was my last 20’s birthday, I made a last-minute decision to have a memorable, without involving the word “party”, birthday. Thus, I decided to travel – a relaxing travel. Initially wanted to go to Chianti, Italy but the CHF 800 return [...]