5 transportation I took during my travels

I rarely take taxis when travelling. One main reason is that I am stingy thrifty. The other reason is that it’s more interesting to take the public transport and see how the locals travel. Train in Yogyakarta The ladies-only carriage was among the Top 10 Things I Love about Central Java D and I were travelling from Jogja to Solo on the local train. Some … Continue reading 5 transportation I took during my travels

#FoodFri My first Spanish order

Feb 19, 2011 12 noon @Barcelona One of the best things about travelling is the memories. Today, I would like you to meet my first Spanish order–cafe con leche y pasta. After seeing the sign outside, I went up the cafe counter, said: “Cafe con leche y pasta.” The employee spoke a long string of Spanish. I looked at her stupidly before blurting out, “No … Continue reading #FoodFri My first Spanish order

Celebration by accident: Feast of Saint Eulalia, Barcelona

I was in Barcelona this February for a work trip. It was the very first time I was in Europe. Before flying off, I read up on the festivals happening in the Spanish city. I was disappointed that the Feast of Saint Eulalia was on February 12 and that I would miss it by just one day. I reached the city early in the morning. … Continue reading Celebration by accident: Feast of Saint Eulalia, Barcelona