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The Statue of Liberty

A visit of a lifetime. 

An experience that will linger forever. 

She is not only iconic. She is quintessential. 

The embodiment of burning desire for freedom, liberty and especially friendship among nations.  

I dare say she is the most American we know of and contrary to popular belief. Yes… she is actually an Immigrant herself. A Mademoiselle.

She was given as a gift from the French people (not by the government) and was built in France. Marking the centennial celebration and a gesture of colossal friendship between the two great nations. She was then reassembled from pieces once her ship docked and her pedestal ready in New York. 

Her name was originally “Liberty Enlightening the World”. 

You can say she is a cousin of the Eiffel Tower. She was designed by the French Sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and built by Gustave Eiffel. The statue was dedicated on October 28, 1886.  Continue Reading

New York

New York in 5 Days

I can’t believe how time flies. It was just like yesterday when I was dreaming about New York and see the Statue of Liberty. When they said, be careful what you wish for. Believe them.  We spent five days…

Illinois United States

Lake Michigan + Speed Boating

If you visited the city of Chicago. I know you couldn’t resist to get a glimpse of The Lake Michigan. I should warn you of its charms and like the ocean, it has its sneaky ways of pulling you.…

Illinois United States

Shedd Aquarium

Our last trip in Chicago may be quick but it is something that both of us will never forget. Two days we spent there felt like a week. If they said that time goes fast when you’re having fun.…

Illinois United States

Navy Pier + Centennial Wheel

Happy to be back in Chicago. This place feels like home to us. Maybe because my husband’s parents came from this city (my husband have been here for gazillion times) and as for me, the closest Philippine embassy is…

California Life in America

Los Angeles 2017

So good to be back! Last time, I have promised to update you guys about our recent Los Angeles trip. I was hoping to write here as soon as I get home. It didn’t happen as I hope it…

Kansas Life in America Oklahoma

Lea Salonga Concert

I’m currently watching Girlboss, so a little distracted haha. I’m kinda have a love/hate relationship with this new show on Netflix. It could sap into your energy because of the very energetic and extroverted protagonist, annoying at times but…