Mini Hotel in Causeway Bay

Mini Hotel in Hong Kong

Looking for budget accommodation on Hong Kong Island? After staying in Kowloon and Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, we wanted to experience staying right on Hong Kong Island. The Hong Kong Tourism Board connected us with the friendly staff at Mini Hotel and we were able to get a 3 night media stay in a beautiful family room. Mini Hotel has 2 locations and another one opening soon: 1) … [Read more...]

Chung King Mansion in Tsim Sha Tsui

Chung King Mansions

In addition to sightseeing and food recommendations, I'll be reviewing different hotels, resorts, and accommodation options for travelling families. Some will be sponsored media stays and some will be just unique accommodations that I think our readers will find informative. Most budget travellers find themselves at Chung King Mansions in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon at some point during their stay … [Read more...]

Day Trip to Corregidor Island with Sun Cruises Philippines

Sun Cruises Philippines

Even though my wife was born and raised in Manila, she had never been to Corregidor Island. Well, we decided to change that during our family trip to the Philippines thanks to a media trip with Sun Cruises Philippines! When the crew started singing and dancing when we set off from Manila Bay, we knew we were in for a fun day! The boat trip is a scenic and relaxing one hour journey (only 48 km … [Read more...]

Sightseeing in Manila with Kids

Manila Kid's Museum

Unlike other big, touristy, and more famous Asian cities such as Singapore, Kuala Lampur, Bangokok, Hong Kong, and Tokyo, the capital of Manila is still trying to find itself on the global tourist world map. This was my third visit to Manila (2004, 2012, 2016) the first time before getting married, the second time with our daughter, and this time with all 3 kids. In all honesty, I have never … [Read more...]

Island Hopping in the Philippines


With 7,000+ islands, you can't visit the Philippines without exploring some of these islands yourself! Back in 2004, I travelled to the 3 major regions of the Philippines: Luzon, Cebu, and Mindanao including a lot of the major islands. However, since getting married, we haven't done as much island hopping. Well, on this trip, we decided to change that by going to Bohol, Camiguin, and the … [Read more...]

Family Travel Bloggers – Round-The-World Trip

Family Travel Bloggers

Finally! We are heading off on our Round-The-World (RTW) Adventure on Wed, Dec 7, 2016 with our first stop in Manila, Philippines to celebrate Anne's Parents' 50th Wedding Anniversary. We will be in Manila for Christmas and New Years as well as doing some Island Hopping in Bohol and Camiguin. From the Philippines, we will be visiting Anne's brother in Hong Kong while doing our first family … [Read more...]

Cozy Cabins Nature Resort

Lynx Cabin

Every summer, our family loves taking road trips. Last year, we did the Cascade Loop, Vancouver Island, and Northern BC. This year was the Sunshine Coast, the Coast Mountain Loop, and the Okanagan. We travelled around the Okanagan a few years ago with just our daughter before Ryan and Renzo were born and have been wanting to go back ever since! This year, we got an invite to stay at the … [Read more...]

Coast Mountain Loop

  So far, it's been a great summer in Vancouver! After almost a week of rain, this week has been sunny and warm so we decided to do the Coast Mountain Loop! We will be driving from Vancouver to Pemberton, taking a small 2 cabin sightseeing train to Lillooet, then to Lytton back to Vancouver. This is the first time we are going to do this loop so it should be exciting with lots of surprises … [Read more...]

Visit Downtown Langley This Summer – The 2016 McBurney Plaza Summer Series


The Greater Vancouver Area has a lot to offer to families this summer.  We are very lucky to be living in Vancouver where almost every city is busy organizing great events for families. We even have a hard time putting all these activities on our family schedule.  There's nothing we would want to miss!! The city of Langley is quite special to us.  Visiting its downtown core brings us … [Read more...]

Whistler Children’s Festival 2016

Whistler Children's Festival 2016

Our family loves to go on "staycations" and Whistler is always on top of our list whether it is during the winter season or summer. With the picturesque scenery driving up the Sea to Sky highway and a few look out stops, it's always a joy for Anne, the kids, and I to take some time off to relax and enjoy a taste of this beautiful province. It really feels like a different world and it's only a … [Read more...]

Baby Renzo – Global Video Release

Baby Renzo

It's been ONE MONTH since Baby Renzo's Birth on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 8:30 am at Burnaby General Hospital. Renzo has been growing bigger and bigger. Renzo's older siblings Rianne and Ryan love playing with him and they LOVE him so so so much. It's amazing to see our 3 kids interacting and connecting even though they are all under 5 years old. One of our passions at Daddy Blogger is to … [Read more...]