Quechua by Decathlon Hiking Gears for Kids Review

Year 2012 when we started bringing Wyatt Maktrav to outdoors. That time, it's so hard to find appropriate hiking and camping gears for babies and kids. Both local and imported outdoor brands that are available

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A Child’s Milestone is Not a Race

Life is not a race. A child’s development is not a competition.Wyatt Maktrav is a late talker. When he was 2 years old, I was expecting him to say a few words but to no avail. 3 years old, 4 years old,

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10 Best Mountain House Food Pouches for Camping and Backpacking

One of the most important things to bring when hiking or backpacking is food. You can’t go without it especially if you’ll be spending multi-days and nights in the wilderness. This is where you

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2016: A Year Full of Blessings, Adventures and Happy Memories!

Few days ago, 2016 has finally come to an end. However, I’m still overwhelmed with all the blessings I received and all the things that happened to me and my family for the past year. There are challenges

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Columbia Boy’s Silver Ridge III Shorts (Youth) Review

Wyatt Maktrav wearing his Columbia Boy's Silver Ridge III Shorts while trekking in VietnamColumbia Boy's Silver Ridge III Shorts ReviewColumbia Sportswear is a well-known brand providing tested tough

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Manila: Hotel H2O Review – Staycation New Year’s Eve Special

Wyatt Maktrav is so fascinated with the Aqua Room.Few months before December 2016, I searched for different destinations because I want to plan in advance where we should go for the New Year's eve

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Officially Enrolled! Homeschooling with International British Academy

Officially enrolled! A lot of people are wondering and asking us...How do you manage to travel often? What about Wyatt's school? Is he always absent? First, we work online so we can basically

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Columbia Youth Fast Trek II Full Zip Fleece Review

Wyatt Maktrav walking around Sapa Town in Lao Cai, Vietnam. It's winter season so he's wearing his Columbia Youth Fast Trek II Full Zip Fleece.Columbia Youth Fast Trek II Full Zip Fleece ReviewWe've

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Travel Guide: Top Places to Visit in Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte

We recently had our Ilocos family roadtrip and we've got a tour package from Extreme Outdoor Club Travel and Tours. It's December and peak season so the rates are higher than usual, but we still got

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Extreme Outdoor Club Travel and Tours Review

Being a well-traveled family, I was asked by my sister-in-law to organize our Ilocos tour. I contacted different tour providers I know on Facebook and asked for quotation. Extreme Outdoor Club Travel

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Travel Guide: Top Places to Visit in Quang Ninh, Vietnam

Top Places to Visit in Quang Ninh, VietnamEven if you've never been in Quang Ninh, I'm sure that you are already familiar of the place because so many Hollywood movies have been shot there especially the

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Travel Guide: Top Places to Visit in Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi is definitely one place where tourists love to go to. It's filled with interesting spots to go through and we can't help but find many places to tour in this beautiful city of Vietnam.Top Places

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Columbia Watertight Jacket for Kids Review

Wyatt Maktrav at the starting point of Mt. Fansipan, wearing his Columbia Watertight JacketColumbia Watertight Jacket for Kids ReviewHiking is a very common activity nowadays. You can even see families

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Travel Guide: Top Places to Visit in Lao Cai, Vietnam

At Lao Cai Train StationFound near the border of Vietnam and China, Sapa Town is a beautiful trekking destination for locals and International nature enthusiasts. It takes about 9 hours from Hanoi to get

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Columbia Youth Pisgah Peak Hiking Shoes for Kids Review

Columbia Youth Pisgah Peak Trail Shoes for Kids ReviewWe started bringing our son to the mountains when he was 8 months old. Back then, there’s no need to buy him a pair of hiking shoes because we’re

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Sapa, Lao Cai Vietnam: Dang Nguyen Hotel Review

Inside our room in Dang Nguyen Hotel We’ve got our customized Sapa tour package from Asia Charm Tours including the one night accommodation in Sapa. I didn’t have any idea about our hotel in Sapa

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Hanoi, Vietnam: B&B Hanoi Hotel Review

Wyatt Maktrav is so happy with our family room in B&B Hanoi HotelWhile searching in the internet, I’ve found many affordable places to stay in Hanoi. One of them is the B&B Hanoi Hotel and

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Vietnam – Sapa Town and Halong Bay: Asia Charm Tours Review

Few weeks before our trip to Vietnam, I searched for different Hanoi-based tour providers for our Sapa Town and Halong Bay tour. I sent email to around 10 tour operators and asked them for a quotation.

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12 Best Gift Ideas for Hikers, Backpackers, and Outdoor Enthusiasts

It can be a daunting task to find the best gifts for hikers, backpackers, and other outdoor enthusiasts, if you don’t have the experience. You can as well have the experience but with the many choices

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Fly to the Sky! Our Tandem Paragliding Experience

If I could fly, I will fly so high up into the blue sky. 🙂Two years ago when I first experienced the tandem paragliding. It's one of the things on my birthday month's bucket list last 2014 and I've

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Travel Guide: Top Places to Visit in Puerto Princesa, Palawan

We recently had our Puerto Princesa family trip and we stayed at Best Western Plus The Ivywall Hotel for 4 days and 3 nights. If you're planning to visit Puerto Princesa soon and you're wondering where

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