Throwback: Boracay 2013

World-renowned island destination Boracay, an island regularly featuring in “top islands of the world” lists, is definitely not considered anymore. Due to heavy development with little regard to the environment, the best-known island paradise has been closed (April) to tourists for six months to do massive clean up. Before closure it has been a regional [...]

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Exploring Bohol For The First Time

In September 2015, we spent 3 days in Bohol. These three days were magical. We spent a day exploring the countryside and on a second day exploring the island and hanging around the white beaches. Apart from its many white sand beaches and world-class dive sites, Bohol is known for unique attractions that you can’t [...]

11 Scientific Reasons Why Being in Nature is Relaxing

11 Scientific Reasons Why Being in Nature is Relaxing

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. -- Aristotle That feeling of bliss that washes over you when you “get away from it all” isn’t just in your head. Spending time in the great outdoors has been scientifically proven to reduce stress levels, help you find clarity, and rejuvenate your mind [...]

The Sweetness of Doing Nothing in Marjoly

The Sweetness of Doing Nothing in Marjoly

Feeling relaxed and carefree and you could lounge on a beach staring at the clouds all day... "Dolce far Niente“, which means “the sweetness of doing nothing.” It does not mean being lazy, it is referring to the pleasure one gets from being idle. The ability to completely enjoy and savor a moment. Instead of [...]

Sweet Escape in Bangkok

Sweet Escape in Bangkok

Bangkok is full of fastidious decorated Buddhist temples - as you go from one to the next you’ll be continually blown away by the craftsmanship and meticulous details. But if you’d rather seek enlightenment in a gourmet meal, or dance the night away, you’ll also enjoy Bangkok - the restaurant and nightclub scenes here are [...]

Perfect Getaway in Koh Samui

Perfect Getaway in Koh Samui

I’m always happy whenever my husband and I manage to do a quick weekend getaway – it may be short and doesn’t leave much time for exploration, but sometimes all you need is quick rejuvenation. Glad that I would be able to tick my bucket list this year for having a wonderful weekend getaway in [...]

A Letter to my Mamas

A Letter to my Mamas

"It is not how much you do, but how much love you put into the doing that matters" - Mother Teresa Indeed, what Mother Teresa said is exactly the best way to describe our mothers. Being a mother isn’t easy, it’s the hardest job in the world that comes with no instructions or manual on [...]