Author: jackieuy

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

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Laughter, Song and Dance Gremlins 

According Breńe’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 because

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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 to 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 . I got pregnant early

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How to increase your bookings in Airbnb?

Airbnb is getting more and more popular and it is getting  more competitive now adays for host like me. I find my listing bookings getting lesser and lesser as months pass by.  As Airbnb host, this question is the most common question I ask myself .  How can I increase my bookings?? It is not

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10 To Do’s in Order to Make the most Money in Airbnb 

I’m really excited that more and more host nowadays are opening their doors to Airbnb guests all over the world. This means better option for us travellers to what kind of accommodation and experience we want to have. For the hosts like us,  it means more potential  guests but at same time more competition too.

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5 Amazing Reasons to Visit Penang, Malaysia 

So it’s my birthday today. Yay! I want to be extra grateful today. I decided to rediscover #Penang – the city where I’m currently living. 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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7 Tips in Creating Awesome Airbnb listing

As Airbnb host, one of the most important thing I learned was how to create an awesome Airbnb listing. That’s the reason why I want to be a help to new Airbnb host out there. Now that your home is ready to accept guest, get ready to face your computer or handphone, or whatever device you

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13 Tips in Preparing Your New Condo for Airbnb 

So you’ve been thinking about being Airbnb host recently? I know the feeling! It’s exciting but you don’t know what to expect really. I’ve been there and it’s very normal. It’s been almost a year since I started my Airbnb Journey and now with 2 units up and running, I can say that I already

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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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Why are you travelling? 

As I start blogging my travels and after a month into it,  it makes me think deeply why do I want to start a travel blog. Some question that comes to my mind: Is this important? Will the people that I will inspire through my blog really need travelling as part of their lifestyle? Why

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 Day trip in Mūi Nè, Vietnam

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 looks

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Travel Guide to Ho Chi Minh City

Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh is the largest city in Vietnam by population.I’m kinda excited and grateful to explore Ho Chi Minh City again after 6 years. It’s my second time here in Ho Chi Minh and now I’m with my almost 2 year old daughter and with my mom. The first time

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10 Tips on How to be an Airbnb Superhost 

I’m thrilled that my first post about  10 things I learn as a new Airbnb host was helpful to my readers so I decided to post another one.  (If you are still in the process of preparing your unit for Airbnb and haven’t really started hosting,  Read here )  I believe every new host’s goal is

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