PHILIPPINES | SPONTANEOUS DAY HIKE TO MOUNT BINACAYAN AND WAWA DAM.

PSX_20180510_165918Our day trip to Mount Binacayan in the province of Rizal, was as spontaneous as we could get. It took just a few hours, but it turned out to be the perfect excuse to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. It was therapeutic, no doubt.PSX_20180514_122432The night before the hike, the organizer drops a quick line on our WhatsApp group chat and asks participants to bring gloves. That’s when it hit me that I had no idea where we were going or what to expect. But I quickly set aside my worries. Before I sleep, I thought to myself, Hiking is the answer; who cares what the question is? My initial apprehension was eventually replaced with excitement for another mountain trail! Read more

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FIVE THINGS TRAVELLING HAS TAUGHT ME.

MOLDIVWE NEED TO TAKE GOOD CARE OF MOTHER EARTH.
This one is crucial. The sad reality is many of us who live in and travel to the best places in the world often fail to appreciate and take care of them.  It breaks my heart going back to a place only to find it worse than I remember it. If we don’t take care of our natural resources, years from now, there won’t be a reason to travel anymore. There is so much beauty around us—beauty that we MUST preserve so that the future generation can also enjoy it. Read more

FRANCE | A WALK IN ”THE PARK OF THE GOLDEN HEAD”, LYON.

PSX_20180409_220143I was looking forward to visiting Parc de la Tete d’Or (“park of the golden head”) in Lyon with my son this coming summer. I had a mommy-and-son itinerary all sketched up for our upcoming trip. But life had a different plan, and so, not so long ago, I found myself roaming this gem of a park on a chilly spring afternoon, soaking up its breathtaking sights by my lonesome. Read more

MY TOP 7 TRAVEL DESTINATIONS FOR 2018

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Koh Samui and Bangkok, Thailand
Thailand is always a good idea! Together with a bunch of other mums, I just booked a yoga retreat in Koh Samui. I’m so excited to be combining the two things I’m passionate about: yoga and travel. Apart from practicing our downward facing dogs, we’ll be exploring the beautiful island of Koh Samui, of course! We’re also planning a three-day stay in Bangkok before heading to the retreat. No doubt this ultimate ‘’Mums Just Wanna Have Fun’’ trip is going be an amazing experience. I can’t wait! Read more

KENYA | A DAY WITH GIRAFFES.

unnamed-5I just came back from Kenya, and as much as I wish I had juicy stories to inspire you to book your next safari holiday to this magical land, unfortunately, this time around, I don’t have much to rave about. Our trip was short and it was more work and less play. But inspiration or no inspiration, I can assure you that a visit to Kenya is always a good idea!

The highlight of my stay was visiting The Giraffe Centre with my not-so-little munchkin.  Read more

ITALY | BEACH HOPPING ON ELBA ISLAND. SEVEN DAYS, SEVEN BEACHES.

PSX_20170821_160253What to do when you have seven days to spend on the Island of Elba? Why, hit the beaches, of course!

We did just that on our seven-day stay, and boy, were we impressed. Elba boasts such beautiful beaches and picturesque coastlines. Each of the seven we visited was unique and amazing. Whatever your favorite kind of beach—be it draped in sand, gravel, pebbles, cobbles, or rock—Elba has it. You just have to know where to go. Read more