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  • Thoughts

    Au revoir, 2017

    This time last year, i remember being at this precise spot, curled up in my bed, knowing deep in my heart that this year would be an onerous one. I remember telling my mom this, “Something tells me that i have to equip myself for funerals.” A part of me knew it was going to be filled with sadness and…

  • Travel

    Christmas Wonderland in Singapore & Vlog!

    Greetings! My brother, my mother and I have just got back from Singapore a few days ago. While my mom was out, me, being the most wonderful thoughtful sister i am, i had to take care of my not so little brother. So i took him to Christmas wonderland at Gardens by the Bay, the Aquarium, the Universal Studios and…

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    Tokyo 5-day Itinerary

    For those who have been asking for this, here is my itinerary. I hope this could help you plan a wonderful and amazing trip to Japan! TOKYO Day 1 – Asakusa, Ueno, Akihabara Start at Kaminarimon Gate early in the morning to avoid crowd. Stroll along 200 meter of Nakamise Dori for street food and souvenirs. You could easily see the…

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    Losing a light.

    I am writing this with a red and blotchy face and squinty eyes from all the crying i have been doing since two days ago. My love, my heart, my soul, or as you’d like to call it, my ‘cat’, went missing a few days ago and this morning, i woke up to the news that he is home but…

  • Travel

    My trip to Hakone.

    After a week of enduring the hustle and bustle of the fourth most expensive city in the world, i thought, it would be brilliant to opt for a place that brings us back to nature as our next destination. Thus, bringing us to Hakone…. We had hired a driver that came with a 22-seater mini bus just for the ten…

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    First Timers Tips (Tokyo)

    Tokyo is truly by far, the most hectic city i have ever been to. We always find ourselves in the train station, catching one train after another, and other times, we find ourselves in the midst of the crowd, feeling like a canned tuna. I find it rather difficult to keep up with the pace. It’s not to say that…

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    Tokyo ’17 – Part 1

    Never in a million years would i have pictured myself writing this post with the Mount Fuji majestically standing right before me; peeking sheepishly from between the trees. The cold is creeping from the cracks of the window while the heater is roaring from the corner of the room. I’d like to imagine i am in the midst of the…

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    Singapore, The Lion City.

    Every few months, mom and I will have a road trip down south to Singapore. We will go to the same hotel we have been going to since I was fourteen; receiving the warm old greeting from the same faces, “Welcome back!!”  and truthfully, it feels like home. Sometimes when life gets too hectic, you need to have a pause…

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    Malaysian Grand Prix ’17

      Truthfully, I wasn’t really a fan of F1. Faris had brought me to the race back in 2012 and we were seated at the starting grid and I thought that was rather tedious. I remember going home half-deaf due to the deafening sound of the engines which, apparently are orgasmic to most. And if you had asked me who…

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    Solo travel – Sydney ’14

    Travelling alone can b­­e terrifying…. especially for women. Rape cases from all over the world have gradually becoming an everyday news just like the weather report. It is unfortunate that we have to live with fear of our own safety. Hoping that the world could be a better place seems far-fetched from where I stand. It is not to say…