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 [...]

Showing off My Hometown in Sabah, Malaysia

Showing off My Hometown in Sabah, Malaysia

We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.Robert Louis Stevenson It has been a while since I traveled back to my hometown in Sabah, Malaysia. Sabah is located in the northern part of Borneo Island. A state surrounded by islands [...]

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 [...]

Treasured Moments Captured

Treasured Moments Captured

In family relationships, love is really spelled T.I.M.E. – Dieter F. Uchtdorf Ever since our kids were little, we have been taking family vacation almost every year during their summer holidays. I treasure those moments we spent together and once in a while I would get reminders from my Facebook notifications on those fun times. [...]

June is for New Beginnings

June is for New Beginnings

The only thing you can do in this life is pursue your passions, celebrate your bloopers and never stop following your fear. —Grace Helbig June had been a busy month for us, from work to all the activities in between. It also signifies a lot of new beginnings and most of all we get to [...]

The Great Wall of China – a hike through time

The Great Wall of China – a hike through time

Ever since I was a young child, I have learned about the Great Wall of China through Chinese History class and Chinese songs. When I finally stepped foot on it, the thoughts of the people who were there hundreds of years ago flooded through my mind. How did they do it without the modern day [...]

A Sunny Winter Morning in Discovery Park

A Sunny Winter Morning in Discovery Park

All those hours exploring the great outdoors made me more resilient and confident. ~ David Suzuki After a couple of weeks of rainy and gloomy days, we finally saw the sun this weekend.  It was a little warmer than usual, at least for me a two to three layers of clothing day is a warm [...]

Bringing You the Holiday Season: Pacific Northwest Style

Bringing You the Holiday Season: Pacific Northwest Style

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're doing something. ~Neil Gaiman Unlike the past holiday seasons, [...]