My Favorite Moments of 2010

2010 was an incredible year. Some of you may even recall my enthusiastic post at the beginning of 2010 with my predictions for an excited and successful year.

Well, 2010 has far surpassed my expectations, and I am still reeling from the adventures and successes that I’ve had over the past twelve months. Yes, my blogging has not happened as often as I would’ve liked, but I’ve blogged about the most important moments, and I’ve had two very talented and driven young women who have helped me out for the better part of the year. Thank you, Yi and Ava!

This year was full of special moments, both on the road and with family and friends. I’m raising a virtual glass of champagne to all of you who made 2010 so incredible for me.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart and best wishes to you all for a successful and joyous 2011!

1. New Year’s Eve 2010

New Year's Eve 2010

2. Soaking at the Calla Young Garden Hot Spring Resort, Yangmingshan, Taiwan – January 2010

Calla Young Garden Resort

3. Chilling on a deserted island in Roxas, Philippines – February 2010


4. Exploring one of the world’s longest underground rivers at Sabang in Palawan, Philippines. – March 2010

Exploring the Underground River at Sabang

5. One of many photo shoots at First Zoom Studios in Taipei. – April 2010

Blown Away

6. Modeling for Rice Society photo shoot. – May 2010

Carrie in Rice Society Apparel

7. Hanging with my British bestie, Claire Breen, in Ottawa, Canada. – July 2010


8 & 9. At the family cottage in North Bay, Canada. A week of bliss with the family and my friends, Andrew, Claire, and Hayley. – July 2010

Canada-06030Canada-North Bay

11. Summer reunion in British Columbia with my girls from Ottawa, Ontario. This was the first time we were able to get together in over seven years! – August 2010

Old friends

12. Road trip to Jasper National Park. – August 2010.

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13. Athabasca Glacier – August 2010


14. John and Caleb spending a special moment together in Calgary. – August 2010


15. Heading to Toronto from the Smiths Falls Train Station with my parents. 

Canada - Smiths Falls

16. Spending time with my sister, grandfather and mother on my last day in Ottawa, Canada. – August 2010


17. Pudong District, Shanghai, China – November 2010


18. Kazbegi, Georgia – December 2010

Kazbegi, Georgia

19. Reach To Teach December Event at Dozo Japanese Beer Hall in Taipei. – December 2010

Reach To Teach December Event - DOZO

20. The Kellenbergers on Christmas Eve at the Grand Hyatt Taipei.

Christmas Eve at the Hyatt

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Post Author: Carrie Kellenberger

I'm a chronically ill Canadian who has been living in Asia since 2003. I moved from China to Taiwan in 2006. I'm an experienced businesswoman and have worked in many leadership positions in Asia. In addition to my own work, I've been writing professionally about Asia, travel and health advocacy since 2007, providing regular content to publishing companies and travel publications in Asia and North America. I started writing about my health journey in 2009 after being diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis. In 2014, I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS, which came with other massive health issues. These diagnoses were the start of my journey as a health advocate and patient leader. Since then, My Several Worlds has been recognized worldwide as a top site for AS, fibromyalgia, and chronic illness by WEGO Health and Healthline.

9 thoughts on “My Favorite Moments of 2010

    Happy Hotelier

    (January 2, 2011 - 9:47 am)

    Hi Carrie
    Wish you equal or even better 2011!


    (January 2, 2011 - 12:56 pm)

    Some great experiences! All the best and hope you have even more great moments this year. 🙂


    (January 2, 2011 - 7:22 pm)

    I bet this year will be more exciting and unforgettable. I wish you all the best. Happy New Year Carrie. : – )


    (January 3, 2011 - 5:58 am)

    What a great year! Hoping 2011 will be even better for you!


    (January 4, 2011 - 2:47 am)

    Sounds like you have had a great year! Hope 2011 will be just as good.


    (January 9, 2011 - 4:01 am)

    Great photos, I wish you an even better 2011!


    (January 15, 2011 - 3:28 am)

    Great photos! I am a blog reader and I like reading your blogs. I hope this year 2011 will be another successful good year for all of us. These are all nice pictures. I like the background picture showing the world’s longest underground rivers at Sabang in Palawan, Philippines. I’m looking forward to more of your blogs.

    Patrick Cowsill

    (January 28, 2011 - 1:07 pm)

    You’ve truly had such an eventful year. Lots of great shots here. I hope 2011 can top it. Any plans / resolutions, Carrie?


      (February 10, 2011 - 12:05 pm)

      Hi Patrick,

      Um. Well, the obvious one would be replying to emails and messages in a timely manner. I used to be so good at it! I’ve been so busy I didn’t even make resolutions for the New Year. I actually missed New Year’s Eve because I was sick. I made a resolution over CNY and that is to stop being such a workoholic and start learning how to relax a bit more. With that said, it’s going to be a very tough job. It’s 8pm at night and I’m still working, so I’m going to take my queue here and roll on over to the couch to catch up on some reading. All the best to you, Shufang, and Ahleena for 2011!

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