MJ Tam

Head Chicagonista, Co-host of the Chicagonista LIVE! show, Lead blogger for TheChicagoMoms.com, and Co-Founder of Women Driving Excellence.

MJ is also the annual host of SocialRevUp - Brands & Bloggers Summit (#bbsummit) attended by about 200 professional high-profile bloggers nationwide.

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Celebrate “All Things French” In Chicago

Celebrate “All Things French” In Chicago

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Escape to Paris to celebrate Bastille Day in Chicago! You didn’t get to celebrate on time? Well don’t fret because Pierrot Gourmet at  The Peninsula Chicago will keep the fete going on until August 14th. Ooh la la! A week ago we had a pleasure in checking out Pierrot Gourmet’s Bastille Day Menu. We started […]

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Operation Pink Sky with the Chicagoland Skydiving Center [video]

Operation Pink Sky with the Chicagoland Skydiving Center [video]

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

On June 7th the Chicagoland Skydiving Center located in Rochelle, IL once again hosted #OperationPinkSky this time partnering with Dancing with Chicago Celebrities and formed Skydiving with Chicago Celebrities to help raise money for breast cancer research and I’m excited to be part of this for Chicagonista. I even had fun a along the way […]

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Painting the Sky Pink by Jumping Off the Plane!

Painting the Sky Pink by Jumping Off the Plane!

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Breast Cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States other than skin cancer and that it is also the leading cause of cancer death in women so when I was asked to skydive to help fund cancer research, I was happy to jump on in and jump off a perfectly good […]

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Join #ChicagonistaLIVE, May 20th @ 2pm CST

Join #ChicagonistaLIVE, May 20th @ 2pm CST

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’re making it a Mother’s Month instead! Join me with Nancy Loo, Duong Sheahan, Beth Rosen, & David Grotto on the #ChicagonistaLIVE show – May 20th, Tuesday at 2pm CST! We’re bringing along our social friends Natasha Nicholes, Alison Ray, Jennifer Luby, & Samantha Schultz and we’ll be talking about early education, fun summer preparations […]

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Kuala Lumpur – An Unforgettable Experience in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur – An Unforgettable Experience in Malaysia

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

I spent four full days in Malaysia, my last #DTour stop ending my 31 nights in Asia. I was exhausted by the time I hit Kuala Lumpur but my host DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur had done a fantastic job with my itinerary and I couldn’t wait to get started! Looking back now, Malaysia was the perfect […]

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Kuala Lumpur: Sacred Shrine at the Batu Caves in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: Sacred Shrine at the Batu Caves in Malaysia

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

On my very last day in Malaysia, my host DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur arranged a trip to the holiest Hindu Temple in Malaysia at Batu Caves – 8 miles away from Kuala Lumpur. Seeing from afar I was easily intimidated by the grandiose limestone hill with a 140 ft high Lord Murugan statue (supposedly the tallest […]

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Kuala Lumpur: Thanking Teachers with #CookieCare in a Local School in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: Thanking Teachers with #CookieCare in a Local School in Malaysia

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

My Malaysian host DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur had me tagging along on what I felt is the most rewarding experience on my entire #DTour travel. Not very often a normal tourist can or would plan to visit a local school and get a chance to talk to students and teachers from another country. I was fascinated […]

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Kuala Lumpur: The Culinary Scene in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: The Culinary Scene in Malaysia

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Under the beautiful urban setting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is probably the best and most diverse culinary scene in the world. In my own humble opinion, that is. I’ve actually been told by many that I’ll eat well in Malaysia but seeing it was way beyond what I had imagined it to be. Malaysia in […]

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Phuket: Must Do Activities!

Phuket: Must Do Activities!

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

As busy as I was running around in the urban setting of Bangkok, Thailand, my schedule was even more packed in the three days I was in the tropical scenery of Phuket. My gracious host who is tucked in a more quiet part of the island DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel – Surin Beach  planned quite an active […]

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Bangkok: Train & Floating Markets To Check Out in Thailand

Bangkok: Train & Floating Markets To Check Out in Thailand

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

My Bangkok host DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sukhumvit Bangkok took me to the most unique markets I’ve ever seen. The Floating Market’s business is supposedly mainly running just for the tourists but regardless, traditional scenes and cuisines were experienced in the floating market. The Train Market on the other hand is quite unique. Maek Long train station […]

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