Christmas overload! 2 ways to make it REAL this year

Christmas overload! In the Philippines, we have been enduring for Santa for the last 6 months, everlasting Christmas carols played to the loudest possible volume  everywhere – karaoke, taxis, malls, sari sari .. I took the kids to dozens of Christmas shows rehearsals and I know by heart all their songs! I had to buy the Santa clothes, the Santa’s hats. The old man is a rock star … Continue reading Christmas overload! 2 ways to make it REAL this year

You can take the girl out of Paris…

But you can’t take Paris out of the girl! Cebu is hot. Bantayan is already burning hot (35°C last Sunday!) The Attilas play it like the locals: no beach before 4PM, drink lots of water, apply liters of sunscreen from head to toes. In addition, I asked Ms Attila to make sure she covers her head and wears her shades. And that’s what I got (with a couple … Continue reading You can take the girl out of Paris…