Shara, Juvy, Fritchie and I have talked about travelling together so many times but it has never materialized. One lazy weekend... we were chatting about needing a short break to recharge and before you know it we agreed to meet up in Boston in two weeks time! Woot! It happened so fast that we were... Continue Reading →


Montreal is dubbed as the sin city of Canada and the largest city in the province of Quebec. It is said to be the second-largest in Canada and the 8th-largest in North America. There's so much to see and do in Montreal... it would probably take a month or so! Little did I know that... Continue Reading →

Washington DC

According to Wikipedia, Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, "the District", or simply D.C., is the capital of the United States. As permitted by the U.S. Constitution, the District is under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and is therefore not a part of any U.S. state. I... Continue Reading →

Virginia Getaway

As promised, here's the continuation of my Virginia getaway... (Lost? Click here to read the related blog entry - Oh Virginia!) Ever heard of a landfill site (a.k.a. waste/ garbage dump) being reused and converted into a park? That’s Mount Trashmore Park in Virginia! Can you believe that? Hmmm…. I wonder if that can be... Continue Reading →

Oh Virginia!

Did you know that one of Virginia’s nicknames is “Mother of Presidents”? It’s after the eight United States of America (U.S.A.) presidents who were born there, namely: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor, and Woodrow Wilson. 😉 Thanks Wikipedia! Click this link for more interesting facts about Virginia.... Continue Reading →

table mountain

One Winter weekend in 2013, the VendAsta troupe embarked on another exciting trip to unwind and make the most of the weather. 🙂 The continuous banter and laughter kept our minds off the hour and a half drive to Table Mountain aboard our chartered bus. Some opted to ski and... I decided to take snowboarding... Continue Reading →

New York Tour continues! (2 of 2)

The small town girl's tour of  New York continues! Travelling for free is absolutely unimaginable... It's surreal! Whoa! Thank you so much to my sponsors... 😉 Lost? Below are the related blog entries' links that will help you keep on track... Read on! Errr... Click on? :p New York New York Tour (1 of 2)... Continue Reading →

New York Tour! (1 of 2)

Click here for a preview -> "New York" To be clear, this happened in 2012… Thus, expect that there are a lot of changes back then and now… I know…I know…  As usual, my post is late. :p Anyway, watching Broadway shows and a taste of New York night out were scrapped from our list... Continue Reading →

New York!

After the road trip to Washington DC (click this link to read related article -> "bullet holes"), my cousins (Vilmor and Freddie) and I decided to embark on another adventure...  this time to New York! Who wouldn't want to go to New York? Come on! The Statue of Liberty and "the Big Apple" with sky... Continue Reading →

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