When we were living in Berlin, we wanted to hang a Parol. It's a very iconic Filipino symbol for Christmas! A parol (/pɑːˈroʊl/) is a Filipino ornamental lantern that . . .
Sharing more info that may be useful to expats moving to Jakarta. I want to be honest about some of the things that we experienced when we moved to Jakarta in the hopes that it will help other expats . . .
I want to tell you how our first summer in Berlin went in 2013. This summer in Berlin was a big deal for me. I am a Filipino whose first time in Europe was to move and live here, which is completely . . .
OMG you guys we have finally run out of toilet paper from Jakarta! We thought that Jakarta toilet paper was cheap and good quality, TD and I stuffed the empty spaces in our bookshelves with toilet . . .
Did you know that when you move to Berlin, you will need to figure out some of the terms and conditions very quickly, i.e. kalt/warm, Provisionsfrei, EBK (Einbaukuche), etc. Renting in Germany is very . . .
Hi there! You must be really surprised to finally hear from me! A lot of things have happened (and are still happening) but I figure if I don't write a quick catch-up post now, all the events of the . . .
Renting in Jakarta was not easy for us. If you are coming to Jakarta as an expat and you have to look for your own place and negotiate with your landlord, without help from your company or embassy, . . .
Somehow despite all the craziness of the past 3 weeks, I was able to give my article on time! Phew! (Hopefully without too many grammatical errors!) I was really excited to be asked by Candice of . . .
I wrote below based on this article, Hard to find items in Germany, but the truth is everything I needed we could find in Berlin, many times much cheaper than it would be Jakarta or Manila. We can buy . . .