Nature’s Healing Home, La Union

Closed November and welcomed December in one of our favorite towns - La Union, the North's surfing capital. But boards and waves weren't on our agenda on this trip - instead, we enjoyed a little respite and learned some new things at Nature's Healing Home, a meditation, yoga, and healing center found in a sprawling [...]

Tiong Bahru, Singapore

Tiong Bahru, Singapore

Explore Art-deco HBDs and hip establishments in this housing estate

Back in Singapore, October 2018

Back in Singapore, October 2018

Finally got to do touristy stuff in SG!

September 2018

Highlights, ramblings, what have you. Here goes! Gained a few more pounds because of serious PMS episodes + eating my feelings away to make up for all the anxiety, missing Ranie, and general "I need a win" moments. Must exercise, but ironically now that I am in the mood, I seem to be busier + [...]

Remembering how we started

I just binged Good Morning Call, a live-action J Drama chronicling a campus love story. As a result I am feeling nostalgic. I want to remember what my own campus love story was like. I had an epiphany -- not sure if it can be called that though -- that our own moments then sure [...]

Life, August 2018

I wanted to write quickly about updates re: my life. OK here goes.

Taiwan: Zhongshe Flower Market in Houli District, Taichung

Taiwan: Zhongshe Flower Market in Houli District, Taichung

How to get to the famous Taichung Flower Market in Houli District

Taiwan: Yehliu Geopark, Shifen Old Street, Jiufen Village

Taiwan: Yehliu Geopark, Shifen Old Street, Jiufen Village

Exploring old villages in the north of Taiwan

Taiwan: Visiting Zhinan Temple and Riding the Maokong Gondola

Taiwan: Visiting Zhinan Temple and Riding the Maokong Gondola

Last week, I spent four days in Taiwan with my mom. I'd say it's one of my most favorite destinations to date (not that I haven't traveled a lot), because we were able to see, taste, and experience so much on a fairly affordable budget!Our first stop after a couple of hours' rest at our [...]

Taiwan, July 2018

Taiwan, July 2018

This trip was supposed to be our official Honeymoon, but Ranie recently got a new job and very quickly had to fly out to Serbia for two months. So I ended up doing a "Mamamoon" w/ my newly retired Momma! We had a blast enjoying a mix of old and new culture experiences + really [...]