In the beginning of my trip, a friend gave me a backpack flag of Israel. Since it was the first country, it seemed like a cool idea to fill my bag with flags as I go along. But it turned out backpack flags isn’t as popular as fridge magnets, postcards or mugs as travel souvenirs. In fact, I forgot all about this plan of collecting flags. I don’t think I encountered them at all in Europe.
Archive | 2012
It may as well be considered as the heart of Europe, as most of the EU offices reside in its European Quarter, but Brussels maintains a distinct Belgian attitude. Nestled between the Netherlands and France, there’s plenty to love visiting the city in a short amount of time. Brussels is served by its international airport, […]
I was supposed to fly to Palermo after Rome to meet with Michele, an Italian friend who lived in the Philippines. But 5 days before, he wrote that he’s been invited by his friend to Ibiza. He wanted to see me he said, but also wants to go to Ibiza. I’m invited to come along […]
The San Juan Islands are world-famous for the native and migratory pods of Orca whales that feed and play in the island waters, making regular appearances and delighting boaters all summer long. The islands are also home to the humpback and minke whales, a variety of other wildlife such as bald eagles, Dall’s porpoises, sea otters and more.