Yes. You’ve read it right. We’ve entered a COUNTRY in Asia WITHOUT A PASSPORT! From “The Golden Triangle of Asia” where Thailand, Burma and Laos meet separated by the Mekong river, there was an infamous place called a “No Man's Island." BUT gone are the days where it has been a spot for a… Continue reading We’ve entered a COUNTRY in Asia WITHOUT A PASSPORT!
Walking to the Karen Hill Tribe Village, there is a silent awkwardness - feeling like I’m walking into a Human Zoo. Our Tourist Guide has shown photos of them how they sleep in sideways, how they enjoy their free time in the villages singing and dancing and even how they take a shower while wearing this ring on their neck. FYI: They only take them off when adding rings.
Taiwan has always been on my dream because my mother has worked here for several years. Plus, I wanted to see the rich Chinese-influenced culture and different Asian environment in this small yet confident country BUT because of Taiwan’s roughness against the Philippine Passport Holders, it has been always on my waiting list. UNTIL the… Continue reading First Time in Taipei? Here Are The Suggestions For What You Can Do.
One of the highlights on our recent trip to Taiwan was the most beautiful Taroko George National Park. We saw this gorgeous National Park on a Travel Channel and so we decided to spend our next holiday here. From Taipei, we went to Hualien County by the Bullet train approximately 2 hours (162 KM) and… Continue reading The Most Beautiful Marble – Taroko Gorge National Park
Liam (1.8 yr) in Taroko George National Park, Taiwan I gave birth to my second son, Liam on April 3, 2017 – and that year, I also stopped my teaching job. Liam is my second child after 8 years and believe me when I say, long year gaps between children are not advisable because of… Continue reading #MommyStories: How to Keep Your Baby Healthy While Traveling
2018 is nearly finished! Wow! What are your biggest realisations this year? Normally, it’s my ritual to wrap up the things I’ve learned from the past year and burn it. Since we are in the Information Age, I'll share it on my blog. Here are my Top Realisations for this Year. Having what you need… Continue reading What 2018 Has Taught Me About Life
Weekend getaway with kids? Let's drive away from the busy Metro of the Philppines! But wait... let's figure out first what do the KIDS want to do? ....do they wanna go hiking? 10. Mt. Pinatubo, Zambales - A historical place with its ruins that's three hours away from Manila, check out some tour packages here! Plus, you… Continue reading TOP 10 Best Places To Go Outside Metro Manila..with KIDS!
Liam's (my second son) grandparents came to Manila on his 1st Birthday - but before his big day, we had a wonderful time in Bohol, Philippines. How to enjoy Bohol in 3 days? I asked myself. Behold.......... BOHOL told me how! 10. Enjoy the blue beaches Ours was at Kaylaa Beach Resort. Friendly English speaking staffs,… Continue reading TOP 10 Things To Do in Bohol
The German Club Manila presented the 80th Celebration of the Oktoberfest in Manila 2018, in Solaire Resort and Casino dated October 4,5 and 6, 2018 from 6pm to 2am! I was one of the fortunate earthlings (let's say) to attend this festive and here's sharing to you the chronicles of what happened during the 3-day… Continue reading Prost, Manila! Oktoberfest 2018
Hey, there! Thanks for dropping by to this post. First of all, congrats! If this is your first journey to the SEA, then heads up - now, they can’t stop you from chasing the sunsets anymore. This is your first step towards many - and I’m really excited to the journey that awaits you THERE!… Continue reading First Trip to Southeast Asia? A Simple Guide for your First Journey to the S.E.A