Christmas is Coming

Winter is here in Berlin. I just came out from an 8-hour AM shift and I am so happy to see the sun shining. Never mind that it is 4 degrees. It is a luxury! Caught this view on my walk home. Christmas Markets are alreads sprouting like mushrooms all over Berlin, and Germany or … Continue reading Christmas is Coming

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My Thoughts at 12am

It's life. You are supposed to find any mundane hint that it could still be amazing no matter how it sucks. To notice a slight hint of color in spite of it being gray.

When Autumn Fell

I am back again after months of hiatus and I hope I will be back again for good. I have so many things I wanted to share and better opted not to because 1) I feel tired most of the time, that 2) I simply feel dumb for words to express things and whatnots, which … Continue reading When Autumn Fell

Berlin Blossom

This will just be a short post (though I don't really write long posts). I just want to share photos of my Spring experience (but really, they're mostly of Sakura) in Berlin. This season is just soooo wonderful despite the crazy April weather throwing us ambivalent situations in a day. Spring reminds us that life … Continue reading Berlin Blossom

Lake Tegel

After a 7-day straight mess at work -- all the excitement, the papers that need to be signed, by patients who adore and despise you from one moment to another, the medications that need to be administered on time, to different patients who have the same "Wunschzeiten", and hesitantly ignoring emergency phone calls, etc, etc … Continue reading Lake Tegel

Alexanderplatz

Buildings and malls surround it. Tram lines, buses and trains circuit through it. Located in the middle of the middle (Mitte) of Berlin, this is considered the busiest part of the city. Last month it was just covered with stalls of the Christmas Market, and everyday it is covered with people going on with their … Continue reading Alexanderplatz

A Sip and a Slice of Both Sad and Happy

Life is, a lot of times, bitter -- like coffee. But it is, a lot more times, sweet -- like cake. Nevertheless, we choose how we blend it. You can choose for example sweetened coffee over the strong espresso. Or opt for dark bitter chocolate cake over delicious mouth-watering vanilla cream fudge. No matter what … Continue reading A Sip and a Slice of Both Sad and Happy

Cologne in Berlin

  Super cute replica of the 13th to 15th Century old houses of the Cologne Fish Market. Feels...

Autumn in my Heart

I am feeling giddy experiencing autumn for the first time in this city where people speak different tongues aside from the language that I fought so hard to learn for 6 months, two years ago.