Nourished Journeys


I love travelling full stop – so while I’ve had some harrowing instances, I never look at them negatively. Memories are made when you’re travelling – not when you’re chained to your desk. Richard Branson After months of anticipation, we finally made our way across the ocean and stepped onto the land down under. We were greeted with blue skies and sunshine right off the bat that energized us despite the long… Read More

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 of falling, fear of being alone, fear of big dogs, fear of time getting away from me,… Read More

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 off the coast, plenty of sandy beaches, coconut trees, lush rainforests, beautiful sunsets, amazing food, and… Read More

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. Most of all, I discovered the love for outdoors and adventures through some great friends. I wanted… Read More

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 disappoint. We had a lot of firsts and celebration last year. I learned to climb in the… Read More

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 of exciting outdoor experiences. A perfect combination for any traveler and outdoor enthusiast. For those who have… Read More

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 to the mountains, both metaphorically and literally speaking. Last week, we joined some good friends and headed… Read More

“Good seasons start with good beginnings.” ~ Sparky Anderson Today is the first day of Fall. In Seattle, it usually means a season for rain, wind and back to school. I started this blog two years ago, looking for a way to document and share our life journey with all its ups and downs. I began with my first post with Celebrating the Season of Change when our daughter moved away from… Read More

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. However, this year with all of our work schedules, we were not able to take the same… Read More

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 spend some time together. We have a birthday, prom, graduation and short family trip all in the… Read More