Tag Archives: travel

What questions have we asked our children and vice versa?

When I was young, I read an article about why many Jews are successful worldwide. A reason can be that Jewish parents ask their children “what questions did you ask at school?” In many traditional cultures, children are supposed to listen to and obey their parents and teachers. No questioning of the instructions given by […]

What can we learn from Joyce Meyer?

On 20180629, at room 1 of Home@S2011, I found a book that I often read during my PhD student days. The title is New Day, New You written by Joyce Meyer. I bought it a pence short of GBP 10. Unfortunately, it has turned yellowish and moldy! Therefore, I am going to donate it away for […]

What things do we really need?

On 20180527, after arrival from a heartbreaking multi-city journey of bidding farewell forever to the maternal grandfather of Little Prince and Little Princess, we found that our home at the birth city of both Little Prince and Little Princess too dusty. Consequently, Little Prince suffered from itchy eyes and itchy noses. He also sneezed non-stop. […]

What can we learn from the movie Paradox?

On our flight departing 20180322 and arriving 20180323, I watched the movie Paradox (杀破狼・贪狼), a 2017 film about telling the story about Lee, a widower and a police negotiator who traveled to Bangkok to search for his teenage daughter and is aided by local detectives. Some places are unsafe and best avoided. In the movie, […]

What are our favorite mobile apps?

Our mobile phones have already replaced our alarm clock, calendar, camera, and watch; don’t let mobile phones replace our family. *** On 20180727, I put my Singtel prepaid card to the used Redmi Note 3 phone that Honey Panda no longer wanted as he had a new one. Suddenly, I lost almost $20 of balance! […]

Why are we constantly seeking a better life?

When Little Princess turned 10 months old, I decided to bring her on a bus ride to a shopping complex N to get my favorite chocolate cake for a celebration. The celebratory cake was considered cheap yet the taste was above average. I also wanted to print photos at 25 cents/4R but the shop was […]

What are our dream destinations?

On 20170614, I showed Little Prince the photographs of his father taken while the latter visited Australia, Europe, and North America. Little Prince shared that he wanted very much to visit those places his father had been before. Some worth-considering dream destinations are listed below. Amsterdam as a place of living. Is it a good […]