Marian Meets World

Journal

Life Lately: Chapter 2

September, October and November came by like a breeze and before you know it, it’s almost wintertime. I didn’t go out as much as I would have wanted (for budget reasons) so I just did overtime duties on most of my days off and bummed around the house when I didn’t need to go  ...

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Lifestyle

Bookmarked 01 | Current Reads

So many books, so little time. -Frank Zappa I am such a book hoarder. I totally can’t help it that I’m in love with books – everything about them from smelling its new pages to wrinkling the spine to dog-earing my favorite parts. I always prefer them than the digital ones (Ebooks,  ...

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Lifestyle, Visuals

Rustic Holiday Feels

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. -Charles Dickens     I’ve always loved the country rustic vibe and so for this year’s Christmas tree theme, I chose natural elements as trimmings, recycled old ornaments from last year and used raw  ...

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Travel

Marian Meets Budapest

My friends and I spent two days in this charming city during our European summer trip in 2015. We boarded the Hop-on-Hop-off bus on our first day to get to the top attractions and spent our second day just relaxing and taking in the city’s laidback vibe. If I were to describe Budapest, I  ...

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Journal

Unearthed | 03

I was wrong.   All those things I’ve written about a certain someone in the past were just a projection of what I thought I would feel if I have found “the one”. It wasn’t directly attributed to this person, it was just a collection of feelings that I have long saved up  ...

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Travel

Best of Dubai

I’ve been living here in the UAE for quite some time now and I’m loving it. Not only is it close to Europe (my favorite continent) but this country boasts of beautiful places and sights of its own. And so on this post I’m going to share some of my favorite spaces in Dubai, the  ...

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Journal

Unearthed | 02

Every once in a while, we stumble upon things that change us in ways we could never have imagined. We thought it was the only thing that mattered at that time that we choose to close our hearts to possibilities that are far beyond than what we dream for ourselves. Every once in a while, people  ...

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Journal

A Space I Could Call My Own

Hey guys! I’m so proud to present to you the new and improved Marian Meets World! Yey! After spending long hours in front of the computer, researching about the inner-workings of the blogging world and learning about themes, widgets, plugins and whatnots, I finally managed to snag my OWN  ...

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Journal

Life Lately: Chapter 1

I’ve been off the grid for quite some time but have recently resurrected my love for blogging. I’ve been researching and drawing inspiration from lifestyle and travel blogs lately and the one thing that they have in common is a part called “Life Lately” which basically  ...

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Travel

Marian Meets Vienna

The first time I stepped on Austrian soil, my first impression was that it was a bit metropolitan for my taste. The ambiance was quite different from Prague and Budapest (the two other countries we visited in June of 2015), which in my opinion showcased more of historical and traditional  ...

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