10 years ago today – Tsunami

This is my (edited) blog post written almost 10 years ago, after living through the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. We were on vacation in Phuket, Thailand with a group of […]

The time when I FINALLY wrote the last post about ThaiLAND…

The time is now! Phew! I am patting myself on the back right now (I just stopped and actually did so I’m not a liar) for completing this modest goal […]

The time when we explored beaches and discovered creatures…

This actually happened all month long. I just thought it’d be easier to put the all of the highlights in one post. Once again, this will be a pretty picture […]

The time when the monkeys almost got us…

Before I even begin this, let me talk just a little about one of our very own monkeys. In case you didn’t know, toddlers can be highly unreasonable individuals. One […]

The time when we let little fish eat the dead skin off tickle our feet…

Pretty self-explanatory. Always a good time! I’m either sleeping on the job or laughing at Jane. Fishies from taipeikat on Vimeo.

The time when we all jumped in a river…

Jax, somewhere along the way, heard about a swimming hole particularly popular with the locals. It was a fresh water river, just down from a dam. That meant fresh, critter […]

The time when we hung out with the elephants…

So, we heard about this place called Hutsadin Elephant Foundation and figured we had to check it out. We have done the elephant trekking thing before and always came away feeling a […]

The time when we realized we needed our own wheels…

Planning a vacation for a family of 5 can be super stressful. I know..I realize that sounds ridiculous. But there are so many factors to consider and I have come […]

The time when we traveled from Taipei to Hua Hin…

Early on the morning of June 2nd, we woke (way too early for real life) and went through the familiar routine of quick showers, throwing on “plane clothes” laid out […]

The time when I promised myself I’d write about our trip to Thailand…

We’ve been home for almost a month now and it’s time I get on this. Mostly it was me wanting to get the 1500 photos that I took organized, that […]