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We Travel, We Eat, We Bond

If you were asked, how do you bond with your family? What would your answer be?

As for me, two things come to mind: travelling and eating together. Why travelling? Because my family members as well as my husband’s are based in different parts of the Philippines and yes, even abroad. To bond together, travel has to be part of the picture.

And when we are finally together, we eat. That’s right. Isn’t that part of Filipino culture and even Asian culture? Ah, no family bonding is complete without those shared meals. Over delicious food, we then share stories, jokes, new insights, challenges, dreams. And true enough some of the best photos I have had with the family have been taken near or around a dining table πŸ™‚

Below are a couple of shots of our precious family bonding moments. And yes, we were at the dining table πŸ™‚

Hubby & I visiting Bohol, meeting family coming in from other parts of the country, the US & Italy.

Dining out with my in-laws in Butuan City, Mindanao.

Note: This is my entry to the BC Bloggers’ Meme: Family Bonding.Β Check out other entries here. This post is also linked with Blog Photo Challenge.

44 thoughts on “We Travel, We Eat, We Bond”

  1. We do the same too. We travel a lot to visit our relatives and ofcourse never makakalimutan ang mala fiestang kainan <3

  2. that would be my answer too. Travel and eating goes together perfectly hehehhehe. I can’t wait to reunite with my family in the Philippines soon.
    thanks for joining 366 BPC

  3. Ahh… family bonding and food tripping– one of the things I so missed doing when I am home! Food trip jud among target dayon ba unya bibo kay tibuok pamilya. πŸ˜€ Makamingaw oi!
    I can tell you had a wonderful Bohol visit, sis! πŸ™‚
    BPC hop!

  4. Whenever we are together, we eat and converse just about anything over dinner. Nice photos with the family. BPC hopping here.

  5. I suppose we can never go wrong with eating. It’s a universal bonding moment, I believe. πŸ™‚ Full stomachs and happy hearts…nothing could beat that right?

  6. eating, watching movies and favorite TV programs are my family’s ways of bonding together; these are precious moments i cherish

  7. Eating along with your family and friends is the best. The talks, the stories while eating, nothing beats it.

  8. Yup, I agree with you, Sis! Eating and traveling together are the best bonding moments for families. We have the same way of bonding together. πŸ™‚

  9. Travelling + Bonding + Eating = BEST COMBO EVER! I love hanging out with the family and travelling (even if it means I have to suffer motion sickness). πŸ˜€

  10. We bond whenever there is special occasion so that means lot of foods. lol. i also like to travel with my family, hope we have an out of town vacation.

  11. Food has brought so many families closer to each other. This is the best family bonding I’ve known through the years πŸ˜€

  12. It is my goal to travel with my whole family. To bring my kids to places that God created wonders. We’ve started with our of town trips first then if there’s extra budget then maybe to farther places. πŸ™‚

  13. Most of my family are already here so we hardly have to travel to see family. But eating is a big part of family bonding! πŸ™‚

  14. We don’t do travelling. But we sure love to eat. πŸ™‚ It’s the best bonding time we can have.

  15. Travelling and enjoying good food together is definitely a great way to bond with family and friends.. πŸ™‚ Cheers to more travelling and eating!

  16. Traveling with the family is really a great bonding experience. The kids also get to know other cultures.

  17. Dining out would be my answer! We have 3 family members who are working abroad so every time they come home, we make sure we celebrate my dining out.

  18. Wow! You have been in Bohol sis… great know. I am from Bohol but now here in Norway. This is really a good bonding , relaxation and of course great adventure.

  19. Oh! It’s true most of our family “photoshoots” also revolve around a dining table. hahaha why is this funny to me for some reason XD

  20. This is really true. When we travel with our family, we always share our laughter together during meal time…Travel and Eating together with the family is a real bonding time.

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