My family loves to travel, as documented on this blog. Maybe it’s more accurate to say that I passed on this love for exploration to our children, making travel a regular part of our lives and something we look forward to each time. As much as traveling can be exciting and full of promise, it’s… Continue reading How to Travel Around the World — With Kids In Tow!
8 Kid-Friendly Museums Around the World
When you think of including kid-friendly activities in your travel itinerary, the first instinct would be to think of adventure parks and play-oriented places. However, I think we would be underestimating our children by limiting them to such things. While we do look out for such fun ideas, we also don’t shy away from immersing ourselves… Continue reading 8 Kid-Friendly Museums Around the World
The Hammam: A Luxurious Turkish Bath in Chi The Spa
The first quarter of the year is coming to a close. Wasn’t that quick? Life comes at us at lightning speed, and while there are a lot of good things that come with abundant days, the side effects can be troublesome. That is, the fatigue and stress of keeping up with the daily to-do’s can be… Continue reading The Hammam: A Luxurious Turkish Bath in Chi The Spa
My Best Restaurant Experiences From Around the World (Part 2)
Let’s continue with our culinary journey! If you remember our last blog post (as seen here), I shared with you some of my most memorable meals in Cape Town, Tokyo, Shanghai and Singapore. This time around, we are going to Hong Kong, Bali, Napa Valley, New York, Oslo and Cappadocia. I am grateful to have been able to try all these gastronomic… Continue reading My Best Restaurant Experiences From Around the World (Part 2)
Best of 2015: My Favorite Travel Moments
As I have mentioned before, this year has been nothing short of amazing. As this year comes to a close, I see that it’s also been a wonderful year in travel. I went to places that moved me, left an impact, and filled me with so much awe and wonder. I am humbled and grateful at… Continue reading Best of 2015: My Favorite Travel Moments
What to Order for Your Holiday Potluck
Tis’ the season for Christmas parties and holiday potlucks! Recently, I’ve discovered a few new delectable dishes (savories and desserts) you can bring to your own celebrations, to share and impress your family and friends! 🙂 I’ve set all these on my table (not all at the same time, of course!) and they’ve all been enjoyed very much.… Continue reading What to Order for Your Holiday Potluck
Seeing Cappadocia from Up in the Air and a Surprise Snowfall: Turkey (Part 5)
And so we finally reach the end. Yes, this is the last installment of my 5-part series on my trip to Turkey last April. Admittedly, this is my longest blog post so far, and I can’t seem to fathom how I will write about this now, as this is the last but also the most exciting leg of… Continue reading Seeing Cappadocia from Up in the Air and a Surprise Snowfall: Turkey (Part 5)
Introducing Grace Home: My Newest Venture
So this happened last night. Ten friends came over for dinner. It was quite an intimate affair, and I was giddy and nervous as the hour approached. I had something special planned, you see.
Cappadocia’s Göreme, Fairy Chimneys, and Underground City: Turkey (Part 4)
So now we are in the second part of our trip in Cappadocia. We begin this leg of our journey in another historical landmark: the Göreme National Park, or what some people refer to as the Göreme Open-Air Museum.
Cappadocia’s Cave Rooms and The Whirling Dervishes: Turkey (Part 3)
So now we begin the last leg of our journey to Turkey. This part of our trip is in Cappadocia, a region in Turkey that is rich in human history as it is in land topography. I dare say that this place in Turkey is the most exciting, most intense and most beautiful I have… Continue reading Cappadocia’s Cave Rooms and The Whirling Dervishes: Turkey (Part 3)