Family Fun Foto: Tea Time in Burma

    Through our travels and lifestyle we have learned the value of drinking tea.  One of them is for social reasons. I am writing this post while we are in Taiwan which will become our home in 2015.  Traditionally in Taiwan, when a  visitor arrives to a home,  the host  offers tea and snacks. … Continue reading Family Fun Foto: Tea Time in Burma

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Family Fun Foto: The Whisper at Lintianshan (林田山)

  In the 1940s, Lintianshan was one of the largest forestry centers in Taiwan.   It has been renovated into a forestry exhibition center by the Taiwanese Government and has become a popular attraction in eastern Taiwan. During our 3-day quick-and-dirty bus tour around the country, a quick 45 minutes stop here was included.  We are … Continue reading Family Fun Foto: The Whisper at Lintianshan (林田山)

Family Fun Foto: Nice View of London Daddy

Though we've traveled as a couple before M was born, our first family tradition started in 2004 with taking a family trip to celebrate the combining of birthdays for all three of us and our wedding anniversary in the months of March and April. Since 2004, we made this a tradition and began traveling as … Continue reading Family Fun Foto: Nice View of London Daddy

Family Fun Fotos: Baltimore’s ESPN Zone

In 2001 while both of us were working at a local cancer hospital in Houston, I had an opportunity to attend a professional conference in Baltimore. If I recollect correctly, it was a Bereavement conference at Johns Hopkins where I did a couple of poster presentations. Back in those days while climbing the professional laddar, … Continue reading Family Fun Fotos: Baltimore’s ESPN Zone

Family Fun Foto: Mesa Verde National Park (World Heritage Site)

Prior to our move to Thailand in the summer of 2010, we took a road trip from Houston, Texas to Los Angeles, California camping our way through National and State Parks. We had no specific plans really other than that we wanted to arrive in Los Angeles to get on our plane to Thailand.  We … Continue reading Family Fun Foto: Mesa Verde National Park (World Heritage Site)

M’s Favorite Place to Play: Kad Suan Kaew Indoor Playground in Chiang Mai

  Being the only child is not easy. It's hard on the parents too because she is constantly recruiting us to play with her. This was my biggest challenge when we were back in Texas without having enrolled her in a summer program.  I simply had to come up with a summer program of my … Continue reading M’s Favorite Place to Play: Kad Suan Kaew Indoor Playground in Chiang Mai

In Pictures: Quality Time with Family and Friends in Texas, Summer 2011

It's been more than three months since we left Chiang Mai and returned to Texas to spend time with family.  My how time flies. I liked the fact that we didn't just go for a weekend, which was our usual routine when we lived in Texas. For over 3 moths we commuted back and forth … Continue reading In Pictures: Quality Time with Family and Friends in Texas, Summer 2011