July 20, 2018 Catherine Mendoza 11Comment

“Honey, how about a private island?” I said to Chris before our anniversary. “Of course, sweetheart!” he answered right away without second thoughts.   Right after breakfast, we asked the receptionist at El Mahogany Beach Resort if they were offering something extra special on our day. “Of course,” he eagerly replied. (more…)

December 20, 2017 Catherine Mendoza 18Comment

I was supposed to leave the guesthouse at 8 am sharp, but due to the late shopping with my girls the night before, I got up later than planned. I hurriedly took a shower and put on my ocean colored summer dress that caught my eyes when I was shopping at the biggest weekend market, Chatuchak, in Bangkok.  (more…)

September 30, 2016 Catherine Mendoza 7Comment

Dear Mom, I Promise to take You to another Flight  Again The moment she knew that we were taking her to a vacation which would involve riding on an airplane, she couldn’t hide her excitement. She was like a child who just received a surprise present on her birthday. Well, it was her birthday and for the longest time, she has been celebrating her special day in the same fashion. This time, I wanted to give her something extra special. I knew she was going to like it and I’m glad that I didn’t go wrong for the present. Mom…