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Top 7 Activities for Toddlers Near Waikiki Hawaii

Top 7 Activities for Toddlers Near Waikiki Hawaii Hawaii always has a special relationship with me and my family. I have lived in Big Island Hawaii for a few years during my teenage time, and both of my multicultural kids, Luana and Maya, are born in Hawaii. Hawaii is...

Top Things to do in Taroko National Park │ Travel Taiwan

Have you ever heard of Taiwan 🇹🇼 ?
Taiwan is in East Asia, neighboring Japan, China, and the Philippines.
Taiwan is being talked around often in the news, mostly for political reasons! However, what lies behind is a country with its unique beauty that most people do not have the chance to see. Taiwan, for sure, is flying under the radar for travelers.
Taroko National Park covers around 92,000 hectares of the Central Mountain Range, ranging 36 km from the north to south and 42 km from the east to west. Some of the cliffs are above 3,000m in elevation, which provides a spectacular marble steep gorge view. Unquestionable, this is one of the most beautiful parks we have been, it’s nothing but spectacular. 

Top 10 Sustainable Travel Essentials for Family

The Future of Traveling – Sustainable TravelTravel is essential, and most people see the need to gain organic experiences from foreign places; According to the World Tourism Organization, tourism is one of the largest and fastest-growing sectors globally. As per Our...

Ilhabela| Hidden Gem of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Ilhabela  |  Hidden Gem of Sao Paulo, Brazil When I was living in São Paulo, Brazil. My husband, Daniel, and I used to drive off the São Paulo coast for a weekend getaway. If I have to describe life in São Paulo City, that will be bustling, chaotic, and gray! However,...

Casa Vicens Gaudí in Barcelona| Travel Spain

Casa Vicens Gaudí in Barcelona | Travel Spain The most beautiful house in Barcelona. Casa Vicens is a house located in a neighborhood of Gràcia in Barcelona and was the first house designed by young Antoni Gaudi, it is a much little known work of his compared to Park...

Top 3 Things to do in Sun Moon Lake │ Travel Taiwan

Sun Moon Lake│ Travel Taiwan Sun Moon Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Taiwan, located in the heart of the nation - Nantou. The stunning and ever-changing views of Sun Moon Lake receives almost 3 million tourists annually and is rated the top 10 most beautiful...

La Vall de Núria | Travel Spain

La Vall de Núria | Travel Spain Family Travel Destination La Vall de Núria is located at Queralbs, around 130 kilometers away from Barcelona, it is a beautiful valley at the bottom of the Pyrenees. I certainly think this place is Catalonia's hidden gem. La Vall de...

Family Travel Without Leaving Home!

 Because... we all need to stay home now! Family Travel without Leaving Home! Most parents agree that traveling exposes your little explorers to different cultures and traditions. The experience can broaden children's perspectives. If you are also a travel lover like...

Top 10 Essential Items for Little Sustainable Travelers

The Future of Traveling – Sustainable TravelTravel is essential, and most people see the need to gain organic experiences from foreign places; According to the World Tourism Organization, tourism is one of the largest and fastest-growing sectors globally. As per Our...

Foz do Iguaçu | Brazil Travel

"My poor Niagara …"   - Former First Lady of the USA Eleonor Roosevelt said when she first saw Iguazu Falls.Foz do Iguzçu |  Brazil Travel As a travel family, we have experienced a few unreal waterfalls throughout the years, but nothing is as spectacular as Foz do...
Teach Children the Importance of Sustainable Travel

Teach Children the Importance of Sustainable Travel

The future of Traveling - Sustainable Travel Travel is essential, and most people see the need to gain organic experiences from foreign places; According to the World Tourism Organization, tourism is one of the largest and fastest-growing sectors...

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Moving to Spain with Children

Moving to Spain with Children

Living Abroad Changes You! Living abroad brings a new perspective to your life; the dynamic of cultural experience is much deeper than just spending a short period.  Moving to Spain is my second overseas move as a multicultural family....

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The Cost Of Moving To Spain!

The Cost Of Moving To Spain!

Living Abroad Changes You! Living abroad brings a new perspective to your life; the dynamic of cultural experience is much deeper than just spending a short period.  Moving to Spain is my second overseas move as a multicultural family....

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8 Things To Adjust After Moving To Spain

8 Things To Adjust After Moving To Spain

Living Abroad Changes You! Living abroad brings a new perspective to your life; the dynamic of cultural experience is much deeper than just spending a short period.  Moving to Spain is my second overseas move as a multicultural family....

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Being a Multicultural Family!

Being a Multicultural Family!

BEING A MULTICULTURAL FAMILY Who are we as a multicultural family?   Intermarriage is becoming increasingly common in modern society. Individuals with different backgrounds, cultures, languages, and races are starting to share life within the...

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LEGO: Fun Language Toys for Multilingual Child

LEGO: Fun Language Toys for Multilingual Child

There can't be many people around the world who haven't heard of LEGO; we have either seen it in the toy store, theme park, playdate's house, shopping mall, or even on the TV. Literally, LEGO has become part of our life. I have been to Toys“R”Us in...

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Glazing Organic Carrots | Snack Time

Glazing Organic Carrots | Snack Time

Glazing Organic CarrotsSourcing Ingredients One of the most vital lessons I've learned from various culinary experiences is to know your ingredients! Most chefs that I've learned from always advise me to visit farm markets, understand the kind of...

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The Madeleine |  Snack Time

The Madeleine | Snack Time

The Madeleine: Our Snack Cake  Madeleine is a classic French tea cake made of butter, eggs, and flour. It is also one of our favorite desserts that we always have for snack food. After trying the Madeleine recipe for years, including taking a few...

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11 Ways to Keep Virus Away

11 Ways to Keep Virus Away

Personal Hygiene Practice in My Multicultural family Eastern vs. Western A significant proportion of the world's population is currently under some form of lockdown to curtail the spread of COVID-19. Spain announced its total confinement ordered on...

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Earth Day Every Day | Growing Tomatoes

Earth Day Every Day | Growing Tomatoes

Earth Day Every Day  |  Growing Tomato In my family, We always have the habit of growing plants wherever we move, whether it is a houseplant or a garden full of flowers and herbs. Plants are simple and plain; it promotes health and well-being; it...

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Fun Birthdays in a Multicultural Family – Party at Home

Fun Birthdays in a Multicultural Family – Party at Home

Fun Birthdays in a Multicultural Family  |  Party at Home Over the past few years, I have tried to throw birthdays parties for my children, lots of Pinterest, and social media research on ideas with catering services. Due to the Novel Coronavirus,...

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Family Travel Without Leaving Home!

Family Travel Without Leaving Home!

 Because... we all need to stay home now! Family Travel without Leaving Home! Most parents agree that traveling exposes your little explorers to different cultures and traditions. The experience can broaden children's perspectives. If you are also...

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6 Fun Indoor Games and Activities For Multicultural Kids

6 Fun Indoor Games and Activities For Multicultural Kids

6 Fun indoor Games & Activities for Multicultural Kids Pouring rain today and kids are bored at home?  We've put together a list of indoor fun games and activities to entertained your multicultural kids at home. 1. Indoor Cardboard Boxes Empty...

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Teach Simple Chinese Characters to Multilingual Kids

Teach Simple Chinese Characters to Multilingual Kids

Teach Simple Chinese Characters to Kids Teaching Chinese Characters to my multilingual children has become one of the most challenging tasks after moving to Spain. We are a multicultural family; my native language is Chinese; my husband speaks...

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4 Fun Ways of Exploring The Color Pink with Kids

4 Fun Ways of Exploring The Color Pink with Kids

Exploring the Color Pink on Valentine's dayValentine's Day traditionally is the day of love and has become a global culture to celebrate on February 14th! Some countries have their own unique customs, while most places marked by giving gifts and...

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Early Language Development for Multilingual Kids

Early Language Development for Multilingual Kids

Early Language Development in Multilingual Kids How Many Languages in My Multicultural Family? While the multicultural population is increasing, more people are speaking more than one language. In a survey conducted by the European Commission in...

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Teach Kids About Money

Teach Kids About Money

At Lunar New Year, it is a tradition to give a red envelope enclosed with lucky money (known as 紅包 hongbao) to friends and family. Red envelopes are mostly given to elderly and junior members, such as parents, grandparents, and children. It...

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Celebrating Chinese New Year In a Multicultural Family

Celebrating Chinese New Year In a Multicultural Family

Celebrating Chinese New Year In a Multicultural Family About Chinese New Year Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is around the corner. Sixteen days long Chinese New Year is considered the most important celebration in Taiwan. Festival begins...

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Top 3 Multicultural Family-friendly Cities on Earth!

Top 3 Multicultural Family-friendly Cities on Earth!

Multicultural Family Parenthood is a marathon, and for an apparent reason that parents want to provide the best education, opportunity, environment, clothing, food, etc. to our little kids. However, If you are a multicultural family like us, you...

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Why Do We Move To Spain?

Why Do We Move To Spain?

Not about fit in, it’s about truly belonged A lot of people ask me why are we moving to Spain? Why not wait for a few more years since the kids are still young? How about your parents at home? Several questions emerged as we announced our moving...

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Stay Connected With Family Overseas

Stay Connected With Family Overseas

Be proactive, do not expect someone to come to you! Being a multicultural family, our family and friends are mostly around the world; we try to maintain a close relationship with them no matter where we are. However, it is challenging to create a...

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Religion In a Multicultural Family

Religion In a Multicultural Family

My mother-in-law is a catholic who goes to Mass regularly. However, growing up, Daniel has always been free to choose his beliefs.  My family from southern Taiwan is deeply devoted to Taoism. Taoism can be a philosophy and also a religion. My...

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Celebrating Christmas In a Multicultural Family

Celebrating Christmas In a Multicultural Family

Christmas in Taiwan is non-religion rather than religion. People usually celebrate during dinner with family, friends, and partners! Taipei city is vibrant, and the restaurants are busy! Growing up, we learn Christmas songs, know the Christmas...

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How Do We Manage Different Political Cultures?

How Do We Manage Different Political Cultures?

Being a multicultural family having various backgrounds and beliefs. How do we manage conversation as a cross-culture parent? What do we tell our children to believe? When we first arrived in Barcelona, there was a massive rally for...

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Seafood Paella Recipe

Seafood Paella Recipe

Seafood Paella Recipe What Paella Means to My Multicultural Family? Paella is a traditional Spanish food originally from Valencia, it is one of the most well-known dishes in Spanish cuisine. As a multicultural family with Brazilian and Catalan...

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Hsin Chen

Hsin Chen

Hi, My name is Hsin and I am a third-culture kid from Taiwan, I have two daughters with a multicultural background. We moved 11,000 km from Taiwan to Barcelona where we are now based to embrace multiculturalism and establish family values of our own. 

“Nanani” was how my multilingual daughter expresses “where” in Chinese. I have decided to go with it, meaning living with the world in mind.

 

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