LASKIAINEN- Sliding Downhill

"Laskiainen" literally translated that means sliding downhill. It is often described as a "mid-winter sliding festival" and this never be complete without eating their traditional pea soup and buns filled with jam, called Laskiaispulla. This year there´s a lot of snow, which means sledding is a lot easier. Sledding is Fun for Adults Too! Walking or running … Continue reading LASKIAINEN- Sliding Downhill

Winter Bucket List: 10 Best Things to Do in Finland

There are so many reasons to travel to Finland in winter. Yes, it is cold and there’s snow and the daylight hours get shorter, but there are also fewer tourists, surreal winter landscapes, and unique winter activities to be discovered throughout the country. Proper Clothing A good way to ensure you enjoy your winter holiday … Continue reading Winter Bucket List: 10 Best Things to Do in Finland


Tama nga ang sabi nila "May pera sa basura", at dahil nasa Europa ako, linawin natin-ibig sabihin  " May Euro € sa Basura".hahaha ♥ Here's what I found in one gasoline station↓  Reverse Vending Machine-  a device that accepts used (empty) beverage containers (plastic bottle or can )and returns money to the user. Big Bottle worth 0.40 EUR = 21.6790PHPSmall Bottle … Continue reading “MAY EURO SA BASURA”

Chapel of Silence

The Kamppi Chapel is a Lutheran chapel in Kamppi, Helsinki, located on the Narinkka Square. It is also known as the "Chapel of Silence" since it is intended to be a place to calm down and have a moment of silence in one of the busiest areas in Finland. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOLYMPUS DIGITAL … Continue reading Chapel of Silence

KK: Laundry-Inspired Installations

"Countless works and installations I have built, mostly straight into their spaces. Through my work I try to search my constantly changing outline. I need an outline to understand myself more clearly - to understand where the internal ends and the external begins."  ~Kaarina Kaikkonen~ Photos Credit Finnish artist Kaarina Kaikkonen creates site-specific installations by … Continue reading KK: Laundry-Inspired Installations


Alice Neel (January 28, 1900 – October 13, 1984) was an American visual artist, who was particularly well known for oil painting and for her portraits depicting friends, family, lovers, poets, artists and strangers. Her paintings are notable for their expressionistic use of line and color, psychological acumen, and emotional intensity. Neel was called "one … Continue reading ALICE NEEL

On My Four Seasons

Sometimes, we’re like clouds –heavy, raining Sometimes, we’re like flowers –vibrant, blooming Sometimes, we’re like kids –free, smiling Sometimes, we’re like leaves –sad, falling Then, sometimes we’re all of them –both curves and edges. Winter. You’re cold, frozen with your thoughts Between your smiles lie A little feeling of lonesome Ah yes! You feel bliss … Continue reading On My Four Seasons