Posts tagged "Europe"
EuroCruise: Carpets &The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

EuroCruise: Carpets &The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

Gooood Morning Istanbul! After a long day of trekking Istanbul’s delectable sights and spices, I woke up to a breakfast of fresh cherries from Turkey. Super sweet, and readily accessible at our ship’s Buffet line. Day 2 in Istanbul isn’t as long as the entire day… but it did involve a lot of walking… and shopping....
EuroCruise 2010: Istanbul's Spice Bazaar is Spicyyy

EuroCruise 2010: Istanbul’s Spice Bazaar is Spicyyy

Next stop in the Istanbul tour is every Filipino’s wet dream: Shopping! For spices, that is. Located at Cami Meydani Sok, it’s close to the exterior walls of the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia Museum. It’s one of the must-visit places in Istanbul. Why? It’s the hub for exotic spices and other ethnic culinary delights. The Spice...
EuroCruise 2010: Food Finding in Istanbul

EuroCruise 2010: Food Finding in Istanbul

Back in Istanbul after visiting all the important mosques and palaces in the Old City, which is both an Asian and European city. After all the sight-seeing, everyone was a bit hungry, but didn’t have the luxury of time to sit down for a proper lunch. I was on the hunt for the next best thing that...
EuroCruise: Istanbul is an Eyeful

EuroCruise: Istanbul is an Eyeful

After our sunny stop in Mykonos, Greece, our cruise on the Celebrity Equinox ventured to a different country to visit what is consistently rated as one of the most beautiful and enchanting cities in the world… Rich in history and a unique atmosphere, it will definitely take your breath, and attention span, away. Catch an...
Copenhagenization: On Bikes & Boats

Copenhagenization: On Bikes & Boats

There are two great ways to go about exploring the sleek and green city of Copenhagen. One is through its canals via boat, kayak or waterbus; the other method requires only 2 wheels and is featured on its own CNN special segment. Copenhagenization is innovating the transportation system of this metropolis via urban planning to encourage more...
Copenhagen Street Style

Copenhagen Street Style

Here are some choice shots of Copenhagen’s street style which capture the vibrance of the city during the height of summer. More to follow after I get out of this vacation. Stroget center Chef at Nimb Brasserie  Now, that’s what I call a Muffin Top Heat of summer  Maximizing the maxidress  All aboard the train...
Mommy & Me Munching Around Copenhagen

Mommy & Me Munching Around Copenhagen

Whenever the family travels, we normally take separate flights to just to stay on the safe side, in the event of a catastrophe. Interestingly enough, I usually arrive a day or two before everyone else, and stay longer for a couple of days. You would think that with three older brothers one of them would...
EuroCruise 2010: Sweet Sunset in Santorini Part 2

EuroCruise 2010: Sweet Sunset in Santorini Part 2

After walking around the towns of Oia and Fira, tasting some sulfur-enriched Santorini wines from Santo Winery, and dining with an awesome view at Sphinx Restaurant, it was time to say goodbye to Arthur, our very animated tourguide who spends half the year in Santorini, and the other half in Australia.  My family loved him so much,...
EuroCruise 2010: Day 2 At Sea, On Board

EuroCruise 2010: Day 2 At Sea, On Board

Sorry. I’ve been pushing down my Summer trip posts in lieu of more local food finds which seem to get readers all riled up. I must continue within the year or else I wouldn’t be giving my Summerstravaganza justice. So anyway, my previous post was about the Celebrity Equinox, the ship which we took to tour the Eastern Mediterranean....
EuroCruise 2010: The Celebrity Equinox

EuroCruise 2010: The Celebrity Equinox

OK, enough of cooking at home, and going out to eat! Must stop noshing even just for a week. Meantime, let me go back to the summer that was and show you the continuation of our EUROTRIP experience on the Celebrity Equinox. Yes! 11 nights on a humongous ship to travel around the Eastern Mediterranean. As usual ToT and her...
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Next Attraction: ToT Eurotrip

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