Day trip in Mūi Nè, Vietnam

day trip in mui ne with toddler, vietnam with toddler, vietnam with kids

  It’s a beautiful day and the team we’re all excited because we are heading to Mũi Né a coastal fishing town in the Bình Thuận Province of Vietnam. We decided to have a day trip. It is my first time here and I only know we are going to a hot and dry “desert” place that

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Penang National Park

penang national park , monkey beach

Penang National Park is home of beautiful rainforest with cool treks and amazing beaches. Located in north-west part of Penang Island, it is considered the smallest National Park in the world but don’t let the size stops you from visiting as this park will literally take your breath away if you give it a chance.

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Surfing in Bali

Canggu Bali

After travelling to a lot of places, I realised that I am indeed a beach person. I love being in the beach, the sand, the waves and everything it can offer.  God is indeed so creative when he thought of the ocean/ beach and how human can find peace in here. My husband and I

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Things to do in Penang with Kids

My Daughter Summer is an active 2.5years old toddler who loves outdoor, animals, loves to climb anything and love to jump in puddles. Few months ago we embarked into journey of nature-rich parenting. We decided to intentionally bring her out to nature everyday even just an hour. Nature helps her to calm down and to

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Winter in Great Wall of China with Toddler

Mutianyu Great Wall of china with toddler

Great Wall of China day! We were very excited to finally see the famous Great Wall of China with our 2 year old toddler. We chose Thursday to visit the Great wall because we want to avoid the crowd and we were so right! It was so empty and we were in awe with how

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Beijing Winter with Toddler

beijing winter in great wall with toddler, beijing winter with kids

It’s Christmas week and we celebrated it in China with my little family and my sister-in-law. It’s our first time to travel in winter and in China (if you don’t count Hong Kong) it taught me a lot of things. It’s super cold and I am prepared (at least I thought I were) with the

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Why I named my Daughter Summer

I grew up in a small Barangay called Dibuluan, in town of Jones in the province of Isabela. It’s 10 hours drive away from Manila, northern part of the Philippines. The people’s livelihood there is farming. Thirty years ago there’s only basic TV, no internet and we only had a corded cellphone. Our backyard was

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7 Days Nature Walk Challenge 

A generation of children is not only being raised indoors, but is being confined to even smaller spaces. Jane Clark, a University of Maryland professor of kinesiology . . . calls them “containerized kids”–they spend more and more time in car seats, high chairs, and even baby seats for watching TV. When small children go

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What is your Travel Mantra?

Sometimes I wonder why my long awaited holiday trip ends very fast. In a blink of an eye I find yourself already in last day of my trip thinking why it is ending so soon. Living in a fast paced, internet ready world,  always connected generation it’s so easy to be distracted by different things

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The Gifts of Imperfection 

We Just finished our women’s class tonight and our topic was: Courage, Compassion and Connection Are the gifts of imperfection! In Breńe Browns research, wholehearted people practices these 3 Cs. In order for us to grow in our worthiness, we need to grow in our courage, compassion (to ourselves and not just others) and connection

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Gratitude: The Secret of a Joyful Traveller 

For a travel enthusiast like me, it’s very easy to fall into a trap of finding our joy in travelling. It’s true travelling  really gives me joy but thinking that’s the only way to be joyful can be very dangerous. I cannot afford to be travelling all the time right? Though sometimes I day dream

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Vulnerability and Motherhood

I’m very excited as I start writing post about my journey as a mother. I know I travel a lot with her and it’s seems right to not just highlight our traveling “happy/fun” moments as a mother or as a family but also to highlight the struggles and difficulties I faced and will be facing.

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Embracing Nature in our Parenting 

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It all started when I watched a YouTube TED talk about Forest Preschool; my daughter was only turning 2 years old then. Now she’s 26 months old to be exact and I’m so excited to share my journey about things I’m learning recently. I always have this mindset that it is good for Summer (my

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5 Amazing Reasons to Visit Penang, Malaysia 

I want to be extra grateful today. I decided to rediscover #Penang – the city where I’m currently living. Because it’s my birthday today. Yay! For those who are not familiar in Malaysia Penang is located in the northern part of Peninsular Malaysia. It is 3 hours drive up to the border of Southern Thailand

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Laughter, Song and Dance Gremlins 

According Breńe Brown’s research,  laughter, song and dance emerged in the data as important and vital to our wholeheartedness. This week’s intention: “Cool is an emotional straightjacket. I am going to take it off.”When I am young I sing a lot, dance a lot and laugh a lot until I feel pain in my stomach

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Traveling with a Baby: Tips and Tricks

  I’m blessed to have the chance to travel with my family. As young as 2 months old, Summer my little girl flew in an airplane for the first time. We lived for 2 months in Kota Kinabalu Sabah, East Malaysia then moved to Penang West Malaysia when she’s 5 months old. We travelled quite

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What is your Dream Slash Job?

  What does it mean to have a work that has meaning and perspective to me? What is meaningful work looks like to me? It can be different for you and can be different from people that I love and respect and want to gain approval from. Meaningful work is where I will channel my

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