Hi there! This has been a long time coming and one of the main triggers to my 2023 Tolkien fever. My girlfriend and I, with a couple of other friends, got our tickets months ago for an in-concert viewing of the third and final installment in director Peter Jackson's beloved The Lord of the Rings … Continue reading The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) – In Concert
A Year of Roars and Echoes
Hi there! As you can deduce from the title of this post, this month marks the one-year anniversary of this blog! It has, however, been almost 8 years that I've been doing this. Come to think of it, that's crazy... Roars and Echoes remains my solo adventure into the blogging world and I am beyond … Continue reading A Year of Roars and Echoes
United States of America 2023: New York
Hello everyone! Last weekend, my family and I decided to do a road trip to New York City. It's been a couple of years since I've been there for the first time and the opportunity to revisit The Big Apple seemed fun, especially this time around when I'd be driving us there (around 6-7 hours)! … Continue reading United States of America 2023: New York
United States of America 2022: Los Angeles
Hello everyone! Towards the end of October, my girlfriend, her sister, her sister's boyfriend and I went on a trip to Los Angeles, California! It couldn't have been a better moment in the year with the clear blue sky weather that we ended up having pretty much all the time, which was a crystal clear … Continue reading United States of America 2022: Los Angeles
Europe 2022: Italy
Hello everyone! If you haven't checked them out already, you can find parts 1, 2, and 3 of my adventures this summer by clicking on the numbers. This final part is the culmination of my trip to Europe, having last been there three years ago. Having not been out of the country mostly due to … Continue reading Europe 2022: Italy
Europe 2022: France
Hello everyone! If you haven't heard, here are parts 1 and 2 of my adventures so far. While my journey to Europe was riddled with issues to kickstart it all, it quickly smoothed out quite wonderfully, making way for a vacation I couldn't have dreamt of. This next part takes place in France but is … Continue reading Europe 2022: France
Europe 2022: Belgium
Hello everyone! I'm officially back home from my trip to Europe and am slowly trying to accept this new reality where vacations are over. As mentioned in one of my previous posts, I had to go through hell and high waters to get my passport and finally take off but I can now confirm that … Continue reading Europe 2022: Belgium
Europe 2022: A Passport Nightmare
Hello everyone! It's been a while since I've found a second to write the numerous reviews I had planned for the past two weeks but, in retrospect, I found this hiatus quite refreshing and necessary if one is to even embrace the core concept of a "vacation" properly. Although I'm actually only halfway through my … Continue reading Europe 2022: A Passport Nightmare
What Are Your Reading Modi Operandi?
Hello, You! 😁 Now, you might be wondering what I'm going on about today. Why is this guy bringing his job jargon to his blog all of a sudden? I didn't intend to call it as it is but every other logical title seemed to insinuate something that I wasn't referring to (e.g. How Do … Continue reading What Are Your Reading Modi Operandi?
Blogging: How Do You Blog Hop?
Hello, You! 😁 Here's one of the greatest mysteries in the blogging world. At least, it was something that I never really figured out until recent years when I found the only right way to do it. How does everyone blog hop? Throughout the past years, I've seen all kinds of bloggers out there. Some … Continue reading Blogging: How Do You Blog Hop?