Marian Meets World

Lifestyle, Visuals

Café Xela

Coffee and friends make the perfect blend.     —Anonymous How do you spend a perfect rainy afternoon? At a cute cafe, with a cup of yummy latte and a good book plus company of friends you’ve known since kindergarten days! Agree? Definitely yes! You see, I’ve been home for a  ...

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Colosseum and the Ruins

When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls–the World. -Lord Byron   Many stories make up the blueprint of this magnificent structure and it’s believed that Rome wasn’t built in a day. If you’ve been to the Colosseum, you’d surely understand  ...

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Heart of Rome

Our dream summer holiday in Italy finally came into fruition this year after intense planning for months. (We were excited AF!) As with any other travel, research is always crucial when we explore and discover new cities so for our first day in the Eternal City, we decided to go with Rick  ...

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Foodtruck Season

Ber months are finally here so it could only mean one thing – winter is coming. And on that note, there’s no better thing to do in cooler months than to eat al fresco, engage in outdoor activities and be in a festive mood, which you can do all at the same time at foodtruck events.  ...

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Sunday Mornings

“The sun just touched the morning; The morning, happy thing, Supposed that he had come to dwell, And life would be all spring.” ―Emily DIckinson   Don’t you just love waking up to a good day, breakfast in bed with the agenda of just finishing a good book or listening to your favorite  ...

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MMW Vlog 02: Rome

I recently uploaded a new travel video on my YouTube Channel – Day One in the Eternal City, Rome. It’s such a dream come true to finally have the perfect Italian summer holiday with my favorite travel buddy. For ten days, we toured nine cities in Italy and even made a side trip to  ...

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Journal

What’s next for us?

Life Update // May-August 2017 It’s been a few months since I last wrote a life update post. I failed at creating weekly updates through my Over 52 Series like I promised (which was supposed to be a bullet form list of how my week went, mini adventures here and there). Sad to say, I gotta  ...

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The Singapore Checklist

Hey ya guys! Another day, another blog post. It took me a while to write about our trip to Singapore in 2014 because I wasn’t sure which writing style to go for but after a few drafts, I finally settled on creating what I actually love – checklists! So if you read my last post, I  ...

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The Singapore Checklist

Being a first timer in a new city always entails checklists, at least that works for me. Before going on a trip, I always try to list down the essentials – things to bring and prepare (clothes, toiletries, gadgets, documents) and make sure they are ready and accessible before we walk out  ...

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