48 Hours in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, was the last stop of our trip (followed by Phuket, Thailand). Coming from a 4-day hiatus of relaxing beach time in Thailand, we were eagerly ready to switch gears and adjust to life in…

Langkawi, Malaysia

After two days of filling our bellies with delicious food in Penang, we were off for some much needed beach time in Langkawi – a Malaysian archipelago of over 100 islands in the Andaman Sea. We spent three days on the main island…

Georgetown, Penang

At the very heart of our South East Asian foodie adventure was Penang. Coined as ‘Pearl of the Orient’ or once known as Pulau Pinang, more fits in this small island than it seems possible. Coming to Penang, we didn’t know…

Singapore

Our first trip of 2017 was spending two weeks in Southeast Asia. On the itinerary was Singapore, Malaysia (Penang, Langkawi & Kuala Lumpur), and Thailand. As the Gateway to Asia, logically, the first stop of our Asian adventures was Singapore. After our non-stop…

When Time Flies

  Hard to believe that we are past the halfway mark of the year already. Since the theme of things has been that time simply moves too fast, I am hardly shocked but just simply embracing the whirlwind. The first…

Calgary, Canada

Why I Don’t Have Baby Fever, …

  Just recently, I went for coffee with a co-worker and dear friend to catch up. We got to talking about marriage, our careers, and of course babies. The subject of having babies has been rather topical among my circle of…

Paris, France

Travel Guide: When In Paris

  Paris certainly needs no introduction. It’s one of those destinations that sells itself and is likely to be on every traveler’s bucket list at one point or another. However, I often hear mixed reviews. For some, the city exceeds all their…

Calgary, Canada

Second Year Anniversary

Today is our second wedding anniversary. Time goes by so fast, it’s hard to believe. Just last week, A and I were looking through our wedding pictures and it felt like yesterday when we celebrated such an incredible weekend with…

Calgary, Canada

The Side Hustle

Recently, it seems like everyone and their grandma has a side hustle. Whether you’re a full-time lawyer but have an online store on the side or a bean counter by day and a blogger by night, side hustles are a great way to do…

Calgary, Canada

2016

If I had to sum up 2016 in one word, it would be rollercoaster. There were so many exceptional highs, like finally finishing graduate studies after two gruesome years, moving into our new home, and the launch of our baby, FENVII Collective, into…

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The First Year Of Marriage: What I’…

Today is our first wedding anniversary. It saddens me that the memories of our wedding day gradually starts to fade over time. You always hear about how hard the first year of marriage can be but I have to say – it’s…

Calgary, Canada

2015

2015 was an exceptional year. I was convinced that 2014 would be a hard one to top. Well, I was wrong. 2015 was monumental! We kicked off our travels this year in Paris & Rome. Paris quickly became one of our…

Bonaire

Bon Bini Bonaire

Although much less known, Bonaire is an unblemished jewel in the South Caribbean Sea. Known for its vibrant world under the sea, Bonaire is a destination for the avid snorkelers and divers as it’s coined an underwater paradise. Sometimes I…

Aruba

The Island of Aruba

North of Venezuela, the island of Aruba is home to some of the most world renowned white-sand beaches. Located just below the hurricane belt, the climate is dry and the island rarely has a rainy day. During our week in…

Curcaçao

Curcaçao

Curaçao is among the group of islands known as the ABC islands, alongside Aruba and Bonaire. Located near Venezuela, this trio is categorized as the Leeward Islands of the Netherlands Antilles. With its Dutch colonial history and architecture, Curacao feels…

Comino Island

Comino Island

To us, there was no better antidote to relieve our stresses and rejuvenate on our honeymoon than anchoring a small boat in the shallow bays where the Mediterranean sea meets the crystal clear water that surrounds Comino Island. Situated between Malta and Gozo, Comino is the…

Gozo Island

Gozo Island

This tiny Maltese island is just a twenty-minute ferry ride from Malta. Gozo is coined as Malta’s quiet and quirky little brother and according to the World Database of Happiness, some of the happiest people on Earth reside on this…

Malta

Vibrant Valletta

Valletta is the elegant and historic capital of Malta. Named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Valletta is known to be one of the most concentrated historic areas in the world. Although the city is small in size, it is full of character…