¡Hola amigos! ¡Hola amigas! Finally, I set foot on Spain, thanks to my Norwegian host family! We spent the summer in the hot, hot, hot Spanish beaches of La Cala de Mijas and Marbella and then, drove all the way south to the ancient port of Cádiz! I also did not miss the chance to experience the city … More SPAIN: Bienvenido a La Cala de Mijas!
It was time to visit home. I scoured the internet to find the best and the most affordable airline which would cater to my needs during the 17 or 18 hours of flight. Google brought me to a page listing the top airlines in the world in 2015, and there it was at number 5: Emirates. … More My first experience flying with Emirates
You look at you adventskalender and oh my! It’s the day before Christmas! Just like anywhere in the world, Norwegians also prepare a feast on the night before Christmas, inviting friends and family to come over, share good food and drinks, and exchange gifts. In the Philippines, we refer to this time as Noche Buena, and … More Spending Christmas in Norway: Julaften
Damn. This is one sad, sad Christmas, if not for my Norwegian host family treating me to a beautiful celebration of Christmas! Yes, it’s my first Jul (Christmas) in Norway, and I was very excited to see how different it’s going to be. First on this series of entries is The Decorations. How do the Norwegians decorate … More Spending Christmas in Norway: The Decorations
(Disclaimer: This is not a step-by-step procedure on how to ace your IELTS exam.) OhhhhMyyyyGossssh. What a wonderful title for this entry. No wonder I only got 7.5 in the Writing section of the IELTS. haha But before we get into the results, here’s my experience taking the famous English Language Exam at the British … More Taking the IELTS with poise
Woot! It is an amazing -1°C in Bekkestua, Norway today! I slept for 12 hours last night, and then, 3 hours in the morning. And now, my system is, again, up and running! I traveled for approximately 17 hours with Emirates from Manila to Oslo, with a layover of 1 hour and 35 minutes in Dubai. … More Meet Tigeros, my new travel buddy *rawr*
This entry is intended for professionals with expired PRC ID. 😉 ——————————————————————————————————- Woot! I am currently on Day 12 of my 15-day vacation in the Philippines. Aside from the sightseeing and the road trips, I also have to run some errands during my stay. ✓ CFO seminar ✓ IELTS Academic Exam ✓ Dental check-up ✓ Medical check-up ✓ Hair spa/Body … More Renewing your expired PRC ID (2015)