Category: travel blogs

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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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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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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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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Grateful Traveller

I am excited to talk about gratitude and travelling and why my blog is called Grateful traveller.  I’ve been wanting to write about gratitude for a long time now. I believe this virtue is so important and so effective in making our lives lighter, more joyful and meaningful yet it is so hard to practice

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When the beach says “I love you”

So beautiful isn’t? I came back recently from my trip to Western Australia and had my best reflecting times in this beach. It’s for our junior staff retreat in church. Oh man I just love Australia, people there are just blessed to have amazing and breathtaking sceneries. That trip was so special because it makes

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Hello Hong Kong with 18 months old baby

February 16-22 2017   You can also use MRT to reach Ocean Park. We spent the whole day here. Summer loved the large aquarium as this kid is obsessed with fish! Summer the fish lover. Day 2:  Ngong Pin 360 We decided to go to Ngong Pin 360 but unfortunately their cable car was to

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Hat Yai Trip with baby

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January 2017 So we decided to spend our Chinese New Year to Hat Yai this time of the year since our friend will be busy with their own families. So we book out bus tickets on Easybook website. They are reliable and popular in Malaysia. The bus itself was very comfortable as It was 4

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Lovely Langkawi with 1.5 year old baby

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It’s my first time to set foot in Langkawi. I heard so much about it since I moved to Singapore but didn’t have the chance to visit. We flew from Penang around 5pm and arrived langkawi before 6pm. It only took us about 30 minutes to fly from Penang to Langkawi. We got our return tickets

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