It’s already been a year since our little family of 4 has settled in Hanoi. Yes, we are totally melting in summer, freezing in winter and we do wear the usual anti pollution masks far too often. But we played it like Vietnamese scooter drivers. We connected to the energy of the vibrant city and kept on moving. There is so much to explore here, … Continue reading Our first year in Hanoi: 3 tips for new expat families
The most beautiful make up for a woman is passion! But, cosmetics are easier to buy” – Yves Saint Laurent And they can do the trick: No wonder so many men have trust issue .. blame it on the make up! But honestly, SAHM peeps, who hasn’t dreamed of mastering the magic tips and tricks that would make us look as if had slept 9h straight … Continue reading Tested: Make up workshop in Cebu
I am writing this post today because I feel your pain so much . For some reasons the results of your elections drove me back to the Paris terrorist attacks. The shock was so brutal, so totally unexpected. I was so devastated and spent endless hours crying, asking myself the unanswerable question “why?!” “why would people do that?!”, “what are those damned people made of?“. I was … Continue reading Letter to my American friends
Tomorrow, we are flying back home: the City of Lights, the land of gastronomy, the paradise of wine connaisseurs and literature passionated. My beloved Paris, here we come! Actually we are going to MY home. My children are born and raised in Asia and know Thailand and the Philippines far better than France. Sushi, pad thai, pancit and even kimchi are much more often on … Continue reading Why would a French lady ever want to be Asian?!
The Photo Challenge of this week is “to share a photo of something that you consider a marvellous treat‘. What I miss from home? chatting with my best friend while sipping a freshly brewed cup of coffee and breathing Autumn. Boots, jeans, crispy air and flushed cheeks.. Continue reading Chat, drink and be cozy
Fall, winter and boring are not in the Filipino dictionary. Click here and .. we’ll pick you up at the pier 🙂 Continue reading 15 ways to fall in love with the Philippines
Believe it or not, tomorrow I’ll turn 43. I saw this! your just read this first line and your eyes opened wide, your eyebrows raised high and your mouth dropped wide open. I know, I know, I look soooo much younger. When someone asks me how old I am, I always have to clarify of they mean my chronological age or maturity wise. I feel like these … Continue reading The cheesy post of my 42
Here is to kickstart our week! Love this picture, those women on the front row make me laugh every time I look at them. This is what I call aging gracefully. French are right, age is of no importance … unless you are a cheese! Wishing you all an awesome week 🙂 Continue reading Move up to the front row!
Ms Attila proudly introduces her best friend, Tiger. So far, diamonds mean nothing to her. Her Tiger is so much more precious! (Carpe Diem 😛 ) My Princess, I want you to know for sure that if you want the moon, let alone a diamond, you are smart and capable enough to get it by yourself (yes, Tiger can give you a leg up!) Believe in yourself Ms … Continue reading Tigers are (my) girl’s best friends
Resolution are useless. I tried them, but they put me under a ridiculous and frustrating pressure. So I decided to start the year in a very special way… I turned to the people who have traveled with me for the past year, physically, spiritually, emotionally or simply via Skype. I had only one question, and they all answered it. It is all here, ready to be … Continue reading No good resolution for me this year. Only the disclosure of BIG secrets…