April 2017: Updating Due to Travel
I know I had seriously neglected this blog. I hadn’t written in here for more than a year! If you readers have noticed, I had been publishing New Posts only in Mid-March 2017 but back-dated to year 2015 & 2016.
The last post was dated February 26, 2016 which was about our Legoland visit in 2015! O_o. I just didn’t feel the urge to write because our small trips to nearby countries in 2016, didn’t seem that significant. I was happier doing up Photobooks immediately after the trips and printing them out in record time. In fact, I still have a lot of backlogged Photobooks to do and was aiming to finish them up. I even thought of closing down the blog because it seemed too time-consuming for me to do it while taking care of my toddler girl full-time.
UNTIL…someone dropped me an email out of the blue to invite us to review accommodation in a foreign country. I was excited about the destination and asked if Vin could make it. He said, he could! Hence, we started replying back and booked air-tickets…finalising the trip!
Looking at our NEGLECTED Blog Stats, there were still plenty of views (at least 14K monthly) even though I hadn’t update for so long. I’m glad with social media emerging, there are still people who are reading personal stories from Blogs! I mean, I don’t write those “5 places to visit…” type of posts. Our posts are only in a story-format of our day-to-day experiences. I really need to start “working” on it again.
NEW TRIP POSTS BUT BACKDATED
Due to this, I started thinking about how I hadn’t update my Ha Long Bay trip and they are still in draft mode clogging up. If I have new entries on my New Travel Destination, it would be quite “untidy”.
Finally, I decided to put myself to work (neglected baby Ling a bit…), editing photographs and publishing them recently. I didn’t want to date them as currently published because it was 3 years ago! The gap is too wide. Hence, I decided to back-date them to where I last left off. That’s why it looks a little strange to be publishing a post that reads “2015” when it was actually written now.
Check out the New Posts Published Recently In March 2017 to Current Apr 2017:
Kuala Lumpur Trip 2016 – Starting from
- the First Day to Petronas Twin Towers.
- KL Tower
- Sunway Resort Stay and Swim
- Sunway Lagoon Theme Park
Ha Long Bay 2014
- Ha Long Bay – From Hanoi to Ha Long City to Board the Cruise
- On Board the Cruise for Ha Long Bay
- The Gorgeous Scenery we saw in Ha Long Bay
- The Food we ate on Cruise
- Day 1 Itinerary – Swim in Bay
- Day 1 Ha Long Bay Sunset
- Day 1 Cooking Class
- Day 2 Fishing Village Tour
- Day 2 Cat Ba Island Visit
- Our First Family Kayaking Experience
- Day 2 BBQ Night
- Day 3 Sung Sot Cave Exploration
So, you see, I had been very productive these two weeks!
UPCOMING POSTS AFTER
>>> Still Vietnam: Day 3 -Ha Long Bay Cruise Day 3 – Departing and back to Hanoi / Exploring the Weekend Night Markets / Vietnam Military Museum / The President’s House / Visiting Saint Joseph Cathedral and Departing Vietnam. I have 5 more posts on Vietnam before I wrapped it all up! ^_^” *sweat.
>>> Phuket: We did a beach vacation where we did nothing much but enjoy the beach and pool. Still, it deserves some write up because it was baby Ling’s first overseas trip!
>>> Singapore Staycations: We went on two staycations in our home country. The trips might not be significant but I would still want to jot them down in this travel blog as it is a record of our memories. Read them if you are interested in Singapore! Post #1 – Festive Hotel Staycation
>>> Planning Trip Posts. I’m thinking to write some posts on our trip planning and share some information we had found. This would be a while later though.
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