2019 roundup – a rocking year of travels and adventures

2019 roundup – a rocking year of travels and adventures

It's a rainy winter day in December, the perfect weather to reflect on the year and writing a blog post. I have been tinkering with photography lately and love inspirational quotes, hence the birth of this post marrying both. It has been an eventful year for us and taught us not to take each other [...]

The Road to Self-Discovery

The Road to Self-Discovery

Your task, as a human being, is not self-augmentation, but self-discovery. Look at yourself with curiosity. Let yourself explore your interests. Delve into your talents. Face your fears. Accept your faults, and give yourself unconditional love. Vironika Tugaleva I have a lot of fears, fear of deep water (where I can't touch the bottom), fear [...]

The Quest to a Simpler yet Content Life

The Quest to a Simpler yet Content Life

But to be richer, happier, and freer, all you need to do is want less. Francine Jay, Miss Minimalist: Inspiration to Downsize, Declutter, and Simplify After a few stressful weeks, I can finally sit down and breathe for just a moment. We have been busy decluttering and getting ready for a downsized life. All the [...]

Reaching for the Stars at Fifty

Reaching for the Stars at Fifty

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.― T.S. Eliot A few years back I was stuck in a rut and needed a change of pace in my life. I started to read a lot of self-help books and research on clean eating and clean living. [...]

Goodbye 2018 Hello 2019

Goodbye 2018 Hello 2019

Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. ~ Hal Borland Time flies so quickly and leaves us with another year of exciting experiences and fond memories. After a trying 2017, 2018 was bound to be better and it didn't [...]

Pushing for New Heights in Taiwan

Pushing for New Heights in Taiwan

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. ― Eleanor Roosevelt It has been a couple of years since we last visited Taiwan. Taiwan is a small island country with friendly people, mouth-watering local cuisines, and a plethora [...]

Unplugged from a World Away

Unplugged from a World Away

Sometimes you have to disconnect to stay connected. ~Regina Brett At this day and age, our daily lives consist of everything electronics and online. Computers, laptops, smartphones, video games, social media connections etc. With all the sensory overloads, there comes a time when enough is enough. We must leave time to unplug, disconnect and head [...]