Cute Belgium Apartment with Fireman's Pole

You’re probably wondering why I labeled this apartment as “cute.” Well, the answer would be is that we’ve been accustomed to describing something tiny as cute and this apartment located in Forest, Bruxelles, Belgium was built within a small space and it has four levels by Vanden Eeckhoudt-Creyf architectes. And you’d probably ask what’s with the “fireman’s pole?” Do you see that black pole beside the ornamental plant? Yes, that’s […]


Two Terraces in Two Different Worlds

When I saw this picture (Pamukkale in Turkey) , only one place immediately entered my mind – the Banaue Rice Terraces of the Philippines, pictured below. I wanted to compare these two landmarks and categorize both of them as “terrace” so I searched for its meaning and soon learned that “terrace” has various meanings, two of which are as follows: 1.  Used in farming to cultivate sloped land. Graduated terrace steps are commonly used to farm […]


Up Above The Clouds

Last month, I have experienced being literally on top of the clouds or shall I say on cloud nine. Isn’t it awesome that humans can actually be higher than the clouds that was thought impossible centuries ago? Sometimes we forget that airplanes really are amazing. It’s really a great feeling looking down on these thick clouds. I’d want to touch them like cotton candy! Look at this one! Whew! This looks like a land filled […]