Loots for today, a random post.

Hello! 🙂

Just back frm a shopping trip at Bugis with my uni friends, Jiayi and Rongyuan! 😀

Walked the whole of Bugis street, and they have expanded to a bigger portion of level 2 and level 3, or maybe its just old news, and I haven’t really been heading outside to walk around!

Instead, I normally online shop, and I really love it, since its so convenient that I don’t even need to head out of my house anymore. And its the excitement of waiting for the packages to arrive. But been trying to control my online shopping now though, as even I find myself overspending! 😦

Ok, loots for today now!

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GREEDY ME! :X always buying Jap snacks!

Finally found Everyburger! Its a snack that I always eat when I was young, filled with chocolate, and the taste just brings back childhood memories! (2 for $5 bucks BTW)

SUPER LOVE THE GREEN TEA MIDI POCKY, which is of a thicker green tea filling than the normal ones! ($3.30)

Giotto is given by my sister, and if you love something hazelnut-whitechoco combi, you will LOVE THIS. (Can be bought from Choco Express at a cheaper price than, 12 rows in total for $10, but its OOS at most Choco Express outlets)

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IN LOVE WITH THIS BRAND, VDL RIGHT NOW! And I’m super happy that it has opened a new store in Jurong Point/Bugis Junction!

The Festival Nail Duo (BLACK AND GOLD IS THE BEST COMBI) was bought on Saturday with RuiYing, while the Love Mark Lipstick, in 102 Robert was bought today with Rongyuan!

They are having sales right now, with everything that has a cost of minimum 10 bucks to have a 10% off. 🙂 Nail polishes are 4 for $20, and I gotten some of them too *cough*

The Lipsticks range has an offer of 2 for $35 now, normal price is $21 and so its such an offer right now! So glad that Rongyuan decided to get a lipstick to share the cost with me! HEHEHHE!

Sounds like a sponsored from VDL post, but its not. Its just that I really love ! 😀 this brand, from its nicely arranged items to its friendly staff that gave me good opinions about which lipstick colour will suit my skintone. 😀

Must really promise myself to use lipsticks already, there are a few lipsticks/lipstains that I have, such as coral, red that I haven’t use yet, so I’m so guilty in getting this new shocking pink colour, but when arranged together its just so nice and colourful! 😀

So, this is just a random post, and I wanted to combine it with my another post, but haven’t edit the other pictures yet, so shall just post this before my blog gets kinda empty!

Thanks for reading though! 😀

Till then!

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Montigo Resorts

Hello! 🙂

Another travelogue here, and this time its to Montigo Resorts, Batam!

So glad that I made this trip in Sep with the TSOU group, which also means The Super On Us! Cause we (Nurul, Fana, WC, Sha la la and me) are super on, for anything at any last minute planning. 🙂

This time, we made the decision 1 week of spamming photos in our group chat, before we decided and headed to Montigo (that’s how super on we actually are)! My GBFL Sha la la can’t make it though, so its left with the 4 of us!

A lot of people can’t believe it when I said that this lovely place is in Batam, as it looks like a resort like in Bintan! 😀

We paid like SGD130 per pax, including the ferry tickets!

*Pictures Overload ahead*

And here goes:

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Our morning faces, still tired as ever!

Our trip was like 930am, and so we had to reach Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, 1 and a half hour before (8am) to catch our ferry to Nongsapura Ferry Terminal!

There’s a bus provided by Montigo Resorts to send us to the resort directly, (as long as you send an email confirming the timing that you arrive at Nongsapura Terminal)! 🙂

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WC brought me up to the roof deck to see the sea, but the wind got to big, till it felt that my specs were dropping off!

The sun was shining directly down upon us, so I could only be able to squint my eyes when taking the pic! :O

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And we reached the Nongsapura Terminal, but it looks like a huge thunderstorm is coming up! 😥

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This photo is too nice not to share! 🙂

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WE REACHED! This was what greeted us at the entrance of Montigo’s reception!

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Applause to a good service, where this attendant volunteered to help us take this photo, although he was busy! 😀

In their resort rules, checking-in time was 3pm, which means we were too early, and the preparation for our hill side villa wasn’t ready yet. We were waiting at the hotel lobby for like 15 mins, until the staff actually told us they could help us change to another villa, and we could check-in immediately at 11am!

Cheers to good service and flexibility in the changing of rules! 😀

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In the buggy to send us to our villa! 🙂

Do note that Montigo has a rule of only allowing a max of 4 people to stay in the villas (hillside villa, hillview villa and seafront villa, while spa villa only allows max 2 people).

 Its kinda risky to ‘cheat’ by only booking 1 villa if you have more than 4 people, as the lobby resort staff will check in for you first before directing the buggy driver to you, so they will actually know who did check in.

 Additionally, the buggy is the only transport that brings you from the lobby to your villa itself.

So if you go in a bigger group than 4 people, you can actually request for a villa that is beside each other!

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Our home sweet home for 2 days 1 night! 😀

The shuttle bus will take off at 12pm, once daily, and so if you miss the timing, there will be no bus to go to Nagoya Hill!

And so, we weren’t able to explore the whole villa yet, until we be back from Nagoya Hill.

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Reached Nagoya Hill, and A&W is always necessary when visiting Batam!

Rootbeer is my fav soft drink ever, and its sad how the A&W rootbeer in a can, sold in Singapore, is just not the same taste as the rootbeer from A&W in Batam/Malaysia! 😥

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Too little curly fries given! 😥

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Baskin-Robbins Mint Chocolate Milkshake after that!

We decided to buy some groceries to cook at our villa’s kitchen, and so we went to the supermarket first before walking around to rest at JCO.

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JCO for their yogurt and donuts (to enjoy at our villa)! 🙂

Their donuts cost only SGD$1.70 for 3 donuts! O.O

Thought that we won’t be able to eat finish these, but we finished right after our night swim!

We spent our time at JCO for like approx. 3 hours, and we were talking about how we miss our villa so much and how tired we were! 😦

There was no way we were going back there via taxi cause its pretty ex, like SGD 16 per person and its pretty dangerous as we are unsure of whether the person from the taxi is going to bring us to another place?! O.O

We walked around, played arcade for a short while and the bus came!

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The living room area at the 1st level, that has a small kitchen!

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Blasting music all day long with this speaker-charger!

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And behold, the best part of the villa: Our own personal pool, that is in every villa! 🙂

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Walked out from the pool area, and saw this guy here enjoying himself! 🙂

On to the 2nd level of our villa!

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The master bedroom!

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View from the master bedroom.

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The bathroom!

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The balcony on the 3rd floor!

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Our support for Layers Kueh Lapis (wanted to buy more but I only brought enough money to buy half of the cake.)

It was soon to be dinnertime, and so our chefs of the day started cooking/preparing!

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Le grand chef, WC cooked this, Black Pepper Chicken!

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Another grand chef, Nurul cooked this dish, Scrambled Eggs with Onions!

We weren’t sure whether we had enough plates at the villa itself, and so we bought Styrofoam boxes to put our food!

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Another dish cooked by Nurul! Aglio Olio, which tasted absolutely nice! We garnished off the whole plate! 😀

Nurul, if you are reading this, please teach me how to cook this!! 😀

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‘Melted’ cheese mushrooms. We wanted it to melt, and placed inside the oven for like 15mins, but it didn’t melt at all! :O

Thinking whether has it got to do with Indonesian cheese quality, or the oven problem! O.O

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Came out to place all the food at a table overseeing our private pool, and saw this view. 🙂

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And here’s our dinner for 4! 😀

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Our awesome view to accompany us for our dinner!

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After finishing our dinner and washing up all the pans/plates, we started playing Wii, that is provided in the villa! 🙂

So addicted to this game that we played like 3-5 times before we left the villa! 😀

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Late night swimming to end off our day 1!

Sidetrack a little to something funny that happened after we bathed and watched TV at the master bedroom.

We BRAVELY watched this documentary where the host would go around the world to find haunted places, to prove if the place itself is really haunted or its just a myth. And the episode that we watched was him exploring an abandoned school in Hongkong.

The doors would close whenever he looked into one of those classrooms, and it just looks eerie enough. :O

Out of a sudden, there was a huge slam, which sounds like a slam on one of the doors outside our room, but in our villa.

The faces on each of our faces were EPIC & HORRIFIED. We didn’t even dare to say anything that we heard the sound AT ALL, and we quickly change our TV channel to something that was showing something more friendly: Masterchef USA.

 WC suggested heading down to get the soft drinks and on my mind was like WHY DO YOU WANT TO GET THE SOFT DRINKS NOW AH, AT SUCH A WRONG TIME! :O

We ALL headed down to the living room, and suddenly heard the slamming sound again. This time, being at the living room reminds me at don’t know which part of Paranormal Activity where the knife suddenly comes from above?!

Fana quickly told us that the sound was actually coming from outside our villa, where construction work was still undergoing. WHOOSH HENG AH!

Such a funny experience to end off Day 1! AHAHHHHA!

Off to Day 2!

Called the buggy to bring us to the breakfast buffet area, and they arrived within 5 minutes after calling! 🙂

Great service to mention yet again! 🙂

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Explored the Montigo convenience shop that the driver dropped us at, and is 2 mins away from the breakfast area!

It sells beach mats/beach balls, to bikinis, shampoos and soaps (which is pretty expensive)!

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Montigo’s mascot.

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This was when I realised that the kueh lapis sold here, looks exactly like crepe cake!

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Headed to the buffet breakfast area after that!

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Couldn’t resist taking this cornflakes! 🙂

Such a HUGE spread of breakfast buffet for us to enjoy, with an additional bonus of a nice scenic view! 😀

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This is the main pool area, and it makes me puzzled as to how come nobody ever wants to swim at this main pool!

I guess everybody would wanna swim at their own personal pool instead of here!

But the view here is really FABULOUS. GREAT FOR PHOTOS! 🙂

We couldn’t resist, and so we decided to walk back to our villa, to get our swimming attires and head back to this main pool area.

YUP, we walked back to our villa, which took us only 5 minutes by the way, cause we were just too bloated from the buffet breakfast!

And I’m glad we did walk back!

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But these were under maintenance, so we were unable to chill out/relax here! 😥

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Couldn’t resist heading up to take some photos at the balcony first before heading to the main pool!

*This photo looked a little blurry due to the condensation from my camera lens that I placed in the aircon room!*

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Back to the main pool! 😀

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I seriously didn’t know my back is so muscular (like a boy!) :O It must be due to me playing tennis at the age of 13, but its been a long time since I last played!

Although I run quite often, like once a week, my favourite sport is still tennis, because it actually trains up your entire body: from your arms, to shoulders to improving your stamina and speed. Ok, will definitely play with my Dad and be active at it before I start school! :’)

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Headed back to our private pool!

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This was when we decided to play blind mice in our own private pool!

One of us would stand in the centre of the pool, with his/her eyes closed while the others would create waves to distract that person.

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Swimming and playing blind mice made us SO hungry that we ordered room service after that! O.O

Look at the heart-shaped fish nuggets! 🙂

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Had to prepare for check out right after that!

Despite them giving us an extension of a hour for the check out time, we still felt it isn’t enough as nothing beats relaxing in your own personal pool at a 3 storey villa. 😦

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Last photo taken in our villa! 😦

Great stay with TSOU! 😀

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I’ll be back, Montigo. Definitely.

Dates for the weekend

Hello! 🙂

So, today’s post is on what I did for the previous weekend!

So, on Friday, WC and I decided to eat Kiseki Jap buffet! He even picked me from my workplace, so that we could rush in time for the walk-in queue that starts at 6pm, as reservations were fully booked for that day. 😦

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While queueing for Kiseki. This was when we were still in a good mood to even take pictures while queuing. -.-

We queued for approx. 1 hour before we decided to give up, cause we were too hungry and WC saw this awesome Chinese restaurant that had buffet too, so we proceeded to there!

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Lao Beijing

Orchard Central
181 Orchard Road #07-14/15
Singapore 238896

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The buffet menu!

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Self-service appetisers that are also included in the buffet.

Love the peanuts and beancurd skin! 🙂

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Crispy fried gyoza that has huge pork, shrimps and chives inside! 🙂

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Soup with wanton! Too much MSG in this soup as it tasted too salty! 😦

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BEST DISH EVER: FRIED FISH FILLET WITH PEPPER! 🙂

VVV fresh! 🙂

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A small pathetic portion of the chilli prawns with fried bun!

Marked with a tick for this dish, and indeed they gave us ONE PIECE only.

The table beside us faced the same problem too! :O

But the sauce was GOOD! It tasted like chilli crabs sauce!

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Special Pork Ribs, that tasted tender and sweet!

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Spinach Beancurd. MUST-ORDER, with its tender and soft beancurd!

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Xiao Long Bao that tasted pretty alright, but not as memorable as Ding Tai Fung’s one!

Fried to perfection, but the skin was too greasy!

Other than these,  there were more food such as the rice (that tasted mediocre) and seafood soup (which tasted not bad, due to its generous serving of the prawns), and mango sago dessert (more pomelo than mango)  that we ordered, but didn’t take the pictures as we were too hungry!

Although there were some hits and misses from this buffet, we paid 26 bucks for each person, including GST and service charge, which makes it cheaper than other weekend dinner buffet restaurants. 🙂

 Additionally, the service pretty much made up for its food, where staff were so polite and prompt! 🙂

Walked around Orchard Central, and

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Two more books to the John Green collection! 🙂

After that, we picked Melon up from his workplace, and watch Captain Philips!

It was kinda draggy at parts, but I still found it ok. Apparently, its 5 stars (??!!).

 Have your realised recently there are so many movies tackling the theme of loss and isolation, which is highly recommended to watch? Such as Prisoners, Gravity and now Captain Philips!

But I have watched two of these three, and find that its depressing/ draggy at some parts, so I won’t really give it 5 stars for the storyline!

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A pink Saturday to enjoy while accompanying WC for his upcoming test! 🙂

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Met these girls early on Sunday morning to head to:

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Chanel’s The Little Black Jacket Exhibition at the Art Science Museum!:D

This exhibition displays photographs of people, wearing the same Chanel black jacket in different styles and art direction.

Its finally here after touring Tokyo, New York, Milan, London, Beijing and Sao Paulo!

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The Resident Evil main lead, Milla Jovovich! I love how she is so confident in this shot! 🙂

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Karl Lagerfeld. Such an inspiration, to be a designer for such a huge well-known brand like Chanel and Fendi.

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I love reading people’s biographies, as it tells you how hard the person managed or suffered to get to who he/she is right now. 🙂

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Yoko Ono. John Lennon’s wife.

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Tang Wei, whom I feel is a classic Chinese beauty!

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Trying my best to imitate my fav star, Song Hye Kyo (but failed terribly) ! Super love her in That Winter, the Wind Blows . 😀

Top: ssurface  (worn-to-death, super love that it goes well with any bottoms)

Leather skorts: Runwaybandits

Bag: Fashmob

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My favourite pic from the exhibition! 🙂

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After that, we headed to Arab Street for tea break + brunch! 🙂

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& finally trying these infamous cupcakes (matcha azuki bean, earl grey pear and salted caramel)!

Fluff bakery

12 Jalan Pisang.
Open from Wednesdays to Sundays, 12pm till all bakes sell out.

Still unable to try their red velvet nutella though! 😦

Although this cupcake is a little costly ($4 per piece), its really moist and has hidden treasures (fillings I mean), in the cupcake itself that makes it more special! 🙂 CRAVING FOR IT RIGHT NOW! :O

I WILL BE BACK FOR THE RED VELVET!

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Super happy that I still managed to buy two of the matcha! It sold out after 10 minutes I got mine! :O

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Awww…my pretty GBFL and her salted caramel!  🙂

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Next stop:

La Marelle Café & Boutique

25A Baghdad Street
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See the cursive font for the toilet!
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The other side of the café!
It was pretty crowded and so we walked around the café!
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This must be the prettiest café I ever been to! 😀
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& we finally had a table! 🙂
Ring to order!
The waiter must have good hearing cause we were seated pretty far! 😀
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My baobei GBFL who is always there, rain or shine for me! 🙂
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Our drinks arrived!
Ginger Tea, English Breakfast Tea and Hot Chocolate!
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Close view of the Hot Chocolate which is highly recommended if you are an extreme-chocoaholic! :O
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Smoked Duck Pizza that tasted good! 😀
Nothing can go wrong with cheese!
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Carbonara can also never ever go wrong!
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Chipolata Set! 🙂
On a sidetrack, their plates look so nice that I wanted to bring them home! :O
Continued walking around the pretty café after the meal!
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Love this the most! It gives a mystical kinda feeling!
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La Marelle café is a café which has so many things to look at that are all picture-worthy.
I know I will be back again, as it just gives me a different thing to focus on, each time I’m there!
After that, we walked around Haji Lane, and headed to another café for desserts!
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While waiting for our seats!
I am…

674 North Bridge Road, off Haji Lane
Singapore 188804
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The Brunch Menu, which is only available on Sundays!
Didn’t try any of it, cause we are just here for desserts! But I will wanna head back to try their brunch, as it looks good from tables around us!
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The drinks menu!
Responsible cocktails is something to look out for!
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Amsterdam!
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The red velvet and rainbow cake looks humongous!
Like really HUGE HUGE!
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But our main aim was this:
Rainbow crepe cake, that costed us $8.90.
Rainbow cake was famous, then Mille crepe cake!
And now I am.. café has gone a step further to make this a dream come true! 🙂
Layers of vanilla cream and chocolate cream alternating between the different layers, this cake doesn’t taste too sweet at all! 😀
I will gladly head back for this cake, and the brunch! 😀
So that’s two café to look out for in the sunny Singapore, which are really worthy of exploration!
Thanks for reading! 😀

Book For Thoughts

Hi everyone!

Decided to give myself a self-proclaimed short break from blogging after my post for BKK that actually took me weeks to edit (resize and addition of fonts) to the pics. If you haven’t seen it, its a post down! 🙂

Anyway, been trying out cardio at home for last week, due to the cray-cray weather (I read from somewhere that Thor just wanted us to watch his new movie, and so the weather has been really rainy, stormy and thunder-y. HAHAHAH!), and surprisingly, cardio actually made me sweat more than running! O.O

However, I stopped cardio for this week, due to being sick. And the only thing to do other than exercising, was to read books, play the piano and watch Hongkong/Korean dramas.

So I just finished reading this book!

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“The Fault In Our Stars” by John Green

This book, is the BEST book I ever read. SERIOUSLY.

All the quotes and stuff in this book is so full of depth, and while reading this book, it makes you think about life.

When we think about how our life is so horrible/ horrid/ sucky now, there is someone out there suffering due to illnesses that are incurable like cancer, like Hazel Grace and Augustus.

While we are healthy, and can still appreciate what we have right now, just treasure whoever is there for you, no matter what happens. 🙂

 I will want to read his other books too! 🙂

There are a few portions that I would like to mention for this post too though, that I find it really meaningful. 🙂

“My name is Hazel. Augustus Waters was the great star-crossed love of my life. Ours was an epic love story, and I won’t be able to get more than a sentence into it without disappearing into a puddle of tears. Gus knew. Gus knows. I will not tell you our love story, because- like all real love stories- it will die with us, as it should. I’d hoped that he’d be eulogizing me, because there’s no one I’d rather have…”

 “Some infinities are bigger than other infinites.”

“But, Gus, my love, I cannot tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity. I wouldn’t trade it for the world. You gave me a forever within the numbered days, and I’m grateful.”

“The marks that humans leave are mostly scars.”

“You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world, but you do have some say in who hurts you. “

Though this shouldn’t be mentioned, and I should just keep it silently to myself, but this phrase up there, reminds me of friends that hurt me pretty badly.

To her/ them, I might be considered overly sensitive, but how am I to react when all I felt is isolation or unhappiness? And that’s when I decided to break this friendship all off, cause I was too sick of giving in, letting her/them step over me, when I know that they don’t really appreciate me as a friend.

Its sad, knowing how things have come to this point, but I do know that if I go back as being friends with her/them, the cycle would repeat and I won’t be able to break off at all, and its me giving in again.

Its not that I don’t mind giving in, but friendship like a relationship, and it requires two people to continuously put in effort to maintain this friendship, but sadly, I don’t see it from you/your.

I’m glad that I moved on though, and discovered many true, sincere friends like my Sec sch babes: Nisa, Fana they all, other sec sch friends: CK, Jenn jenn, WC’s buddies and now my guy buddies: Melon, Woody and Mr Muscle, my ex-uni mates: Raffles, Shingo, Jiayi they all, and my poly clique Hh San, Yingying, Xiao Egg and Ruiying.

I’m glad I stayed in your life, while you stayed in mine. 🙂

And of course, extra extra extra attention, to my boyfriend, WC, who played such an important role in helping me slowly pick up and mend the pieces in my life. 😀 I knew I was pretty much the bitch at that moment of time, cause I pretty much flared up ALL the time, but you still was there for me! 🙂

So life’s still good at this moment of time, and now onto my next motivational book: The Answer. 🙂

Blogpost next up on Chanel’s Black Jacket Exhibition that I will be going this week!:D

BKK travelogue

Finally blogging about my BKK trip that WC and I went in August this year! 🙂

Happy to blog about this trip, as this trip brought us so many memories (the food, etc. ), and sad cause my shopping heaven is temporarily over! 😥

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Us at Changi, waiting to board the plane!

My eye still looks swollen cause the day before I went for my check-up for the cyst in my eye! 😦

FIRST DAY

( Platinum Mall > Siam Night Market)

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& we reached at the hotel:

Baiyoke Boutique Hotel.

120/350 Rajprarop Rd., Rajthevee, Bangkok 10400 Thailand

It only costs us SGD 140 dollars for 4 days 3 nights! 🙂

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Our hotel is pretty near Platinum Mall, and so it was really convenient to head to the famous Wanton noodle store, which is pretty near,

SabX 2 Wanton Mee
Soi 19 Petchburi Road,
Pratunam, Bangkok.

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We were so hungry once we reached, (and since we ordered the same noodles), I just took the pic of my own portion!

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To share.

Next, we headed to Platinum Mall, for shopping!

And it was truly a shopping heaven! But it was pretty disappointing, as the price of the clothes was almost the same cost as SG’s Far East!

But we headed to the top level to have some local snacks during snack-time!

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My favourite Thai dessert ever: Mango glutinous rice  (although its super fattening with its rice and coconut sauce)

This tasted really nice as they added a little nuts on top their rice! 🙂

I ate it like 3 times while I was in BKK! :O

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Mung Bean Candy!

Its a must-eat snack in BKK, as my parents would always get these back, but it will spoil by the time it reaches SG! 😦

So eat it fresh at BKK!

There was another store selling Belgian waffles with different flavours, and I wanted to take a pic, but the security stopped me before I could, and told me that no photography was allowed! 😦

(Luckily I took the pics for the mango rice and mung bean! 😀 )

But do try the waffles only when you are having a sweet tooth! 🙂

After walking around at Platinum Mall for less than 30 mins, we decided to take a cab to Siam, heading to a restaurant serving authentic Thai food:

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Somtam Nua

392/14 Soi Siam Square 5, Rama 1 Road, Bangkok, Thailand

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Thai Iced Lemon Tea.

I love how Thais uses crushed ice for their drinks as it makes the whole drink colder at a faster rate ! 🙂

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Mango salad.

This is so SOUR!!!

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Tomyam soup.

This might look simple, but its power-packed with spiciness!

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MUST ORDER! Its the best dish here! SUPER YUMS!~

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Thai Vermicelli Noodles.

Its too sticky for my liking.  😦

Siam comprises of different shopping malls, such as Siam Discovery, Siam Paragon, but we were most interested in Siam night market, which is just opposite these shopping malls!

For a shopaholic like me, Siam night market must be my favourite night market in BKK ever!

The clothes, souvenirs, phone casings and accessories are quite special and unique! 😀

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We are always searching for something special as a couple souvenir, whenever we go on a holiday!

When we both saw this small store selling this, we knew we would wanna get it! 😀

Wanted to head back on our 3rd day, which is on a Monday, but do take note that Siam night market is close on a Monday! 😥

Walked the whole of the night market, and after that we saw this, and we decided to try it, even though we were super bloated from the Thai food.

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Chabuton Ramen

Siam Square Soi 3 (Rama I Rd.)

Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330

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A warm bowl of ramen that doesn’t taste too salty must be the best thing ever after a night of shopping! 🙂

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SECOND DAY

( Chatuchak> Chinatown > Asiatique)

Second day which was a Saturday, was spent at Chatuchak! 🙂

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Us on the cab, on the way to Chatuchak!

Throughout the days we spent in BKK, we took cabs/ tuktuk almost everywhere we go, as our hotel isn’t near the BTS (MRT).

We randomly entered at a food stall selling Duck Noodles for our lunch.

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Tasted alright, but good enough for my lunch! 🙂

Its too small though, but there are other food snacks around Chatuchak, so don’t worry!

Shopped around, and the weather was super hot! So we grabbed coconut ice cream!

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This store had only nuts as its topping! 😦

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The weather was too hot, and we couldn’t resist another one from a different store!

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This time, it had 2 toppings that we could choose! 🙂

Walked around further, and WC wanted to try this!

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Happy owners from this shop selling pork sausages!

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This tasted alright!

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But this had a weird pork taste, which I kinda dislike! I ate half of it, and spit the other half out! :O

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Tried this and its yummy! 😀 The banana is frozen and so it tasted nice in the humid weather.

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This mascot is for peanuts from Thailand! He looks so friendly! 🙂

Lack of pictures for Chatuchak as the shopaholic me was busy shopping around, but there were really good deals such as shoes for 150 baht for the entire shoe collection in their shop (that’s SGD 6), and a dress that I bought that cost me 10SGD! 😀

We left earlier at around 5pm BKK time, to prevent the traffic jam and food crowd at our next destination!

T&K Seafood
49-51 Soi Phadung Dao
Chinatown, Bangkok, Thailand

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We paid for like 30SGD (for both of us), which is pretty worth it for seafood, but all dishes are cooked in the streets, so it tends to get a little unhygienic! 😦

Next, we headed to Asiatique,

2194 Charoenkrung Rd., Wat Prayakrai, Bangkoleam, Bangkok 10120, Thailand

The fastest way to get to there is to take the BTS/ cab to Saphan Taksin, and hop on the free boat shuttle at the end of the pier!

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Was walking around and we saw this.

Its a booth selling locks, to write down both your names, and keep the love locked.

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Something like Paris Love Lock Bridge! (this is Bangkok Love Lock Staircase though!HHAHA)

Wanted to get it, but it was pretty waste of money (it costs approx. 10-15 SGD) & after thinking about it we decided against it!

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What we were here for! So more pictures for this!

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Didn’t take this either, as I spent most of it on a store that was selling handmade accessories.

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Was feeling thirsty and we just decided on this stall specialising in soymilk!

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Refreshing soyamilk to end the day! 😀

THIRD DAY

( Pratunam Market > Erawan Shrine > Central World > Seafood )

This is the most EPIC day ever in BKK, read on to know why!

Explored the streets near Pratunam Market early in the the morning for street snacks!

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Yummy crepes, just right opposite Platinum Mall!

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Craving for this right now! 😥

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WE TRIED ALL THESE FROM THE ABOVE PICS!

I feel that its really lucky going with WC, cause both of us are willing/daring to try SOOOO many stuff all at one shot, despite us being full most of the time! 🙂

We even drank too much Pomegranate/Grape juice and everything else, that we had to eat charcoal pills for the 2nd and 3rd day! (But we still continued street-snacking, 🙂

Took a tuk tuk and headed to Erawan Shrine, where the famous Four-faced Buddha is!

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& headed to Central World for desserts!

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Kalpapruek

27, Soi Pramuan, Silom Rd. | Bangrak, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

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CARBONARA CAN NEVER GO WRONG!

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Strawberry Freeze that tasted too sour!

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And an instagram- picture- worthy dessert, Red Velvet Waffles with Strawberry Sauce and Cream!

However, this dessert was pretty disappointing. The strawberry sauce was too sour and the waffles didn’t had any red velvet taste to it, and it wasn’t fluffy too! 😦

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Toffee Caramel Cake

This dessert is only suited for people with sweet tooth! I love sweet food, and so I found it to be alright, but WC didn’t really like it!

And here comes the EPIC part:

While we were enjoying our time at the restaurant, it was raining cats and dogs! :O

 And before that, WC actually placed his jeans for alteration at this makeshift stall, and we had to reach there before the woman left at 4pm ( we were unable to collect it the next day as she wasn’t opening her stall, and we were leaving back to SG for the next day) .

Bangkok jams must be the worst ever in the rainy weather! Everything was jammed, the roads, the drains and even human jam! :O

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The tuk tuk was only willing to stop us at the Platinum Mall entrance and so this was what happened. The whole road was flooded. I swear I never felt so garang before, cause I slowly dragged my feet in the dirty water, till we reached the makeshift stall and back to the hotel! And you never know how dirty it will ever be.

WC didn’t want to scare me but after that, he told me that there were a few cockroaches bodies swimming around! :S

Was so relieved to reach our hotel, but our plan to go to Terminal 21 also failed, due to the heavy rain! 😥

After the rain calmed down for like half an hour, we wanted to head out for dinner, and we supposedly decided on Somboon Seafood! We asked around the hotel staff though, and their description was the funniest! One mentioned that only try Somboon Seafood, if you have A LOT of money to spend.

By the way, Somboon Seafood is a “gold” restaurant in their country, meaning the food is the best, and the price is also the highest!

Our hotel staff introduced us to this taxi driver (which is the best taxi driver that we experienced). The rest were either unfriendly, or wanted to charge us higher than what wasn’t supposed to be. Take note that those taxis that had meters doesn’t mean that they actually would on the meters when you board, most still haggle around the price, before allowing you to board!

So our taxi driver introduced us to this seafood restaurant:

(will update the address and name for this once I find the namecard!)

All pictures from here, taken by WC! (the restaurant lighting is too yellow!)

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My 2nd mango rice! YUMS! But still prefer the Platinum Mall one, as this one had no nutty taste!

As usual, we over-ordered WAY TOO MUCH (there’s a missing hotplate tofu), till the extent that even the people beside us were like staring & looking at the waitress order sheet! :O

But the food was really not bad, and this is the most expensive meal that we ate, it costs us about SGD 40 for 2 of us!

We booked him to send us to MBK (which partically had nothing except electronics/ thai food products), and walked to Siam Paragon  just to pass time.

Its kind of a boring shopping mall that sells expensive stuff. 😦 We prefer to walk at night markets instead of shopping malls,  as SG is FULL of shopping malls, so we find that there was no point in walking around Siam Paragon/ Siam Discovery that are almost the same price as SG’s.

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Only this was interesting! Horses are just so majestic! 🙂

FOURTH DAY (LAST DAY)

For our last day, we headed back to the Wanton Noodle stall again for our lunch!

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🙂

Finally landed our feet to Platinum Mall after the 1st day, and it was kinda boring, not much clothes to buy, and so we headed to Pratunam Market to walk around and got quite a number of good deals! 🙂

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Our last meal before we boarded the plane, at this shop selling duck!

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The duck was quite dry, but the noodles were springy!

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Pretty oily and fatty! ;O

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My last mango rice from the DMK airport! 😦

Which is really nice with its warm rice, and fresh mango! 🙂

A nice end to our short holiday!

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AND SO, WE CONQUERED BANGKOK! 🙂

Our Friday & Pasarbella

FRIDAY

Was craving for a steaming hot steamboat on Friday night, and we were meeting WC’s friends after that, so we decided on this place:

Tsukada Nojo

Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Road #03-81 (The Atrium), Dhoby Ghaut, 238839      

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The collagen is jelly-like when served,

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and when heated would become a flavourful broth! 😀    

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The waitresses/ waiters would help us place the ingredients in the broth individually, and all of them tasted fresh!

Its my 3rd time here! 😀 And I strongly suggest to come before 6pm to reserve seats as there are limited seats available!

Do note that soup is free for the first top-up!

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Congrats WC for being promoted to Manager!

An appetiser to promote us to keep going back, when we get from Assistant Manager to Manager! 🙂

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Free dessert with so much effort for its plate deco after the meal! 🙂

SATURDAY

Supposed to head out to sing k with WC on Saturday, but Melon lent us his car (so nice of him!) and WC just passed his driving, and so we being the explorers us decided to head to somewhere that is pretty inconvenient by bus, but convenient by car : Pasarbella!

200 Turf Club Rd  287994

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Its my 3rd time there, and I always eat the same thing whenever I’m there ( I just couldn’t resist).

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Omakase Burger
#01-05 The Grandstand, 200 Turf Club Road
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Freshly squeezed orange juice!
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This shall just make do for my cravings for the rootbeer float from A & W Batam/Malaysia!
Although Omakase’s rootbeer float uses A & W rootbeer, the taste is different!:O
But the ice cream for this is softer!
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While waiting~
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What I always order! Omakase Chicken Sandwich and Cheese fries!
The Cheese fries is a MUST TRY! It has tons of warm cheese on top of the fries. The fries isn’t the best that I ever tried, but the combi together is just heavenly! 😀
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This is also my fav! BUTTER BREAD WITH TWO CHICKEN PATTY FRIED TO PERFECTION IS THE BEST! 😀
After eating, we walked around Pasarbella! Its has a concept of an Australian market with an organic supermarket and other stuff such as a Russian cake shop, butchery shop and flowers shop all located at one place!
& when we first enter, this is my favourite shop of all!
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Its selling at $3 per piece! Its a little larger than Laduree’s! 😀
And personally, I don’t find it that sweet/ crust is thicker than other macarons outside, so I really love macarons from here!
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Other flavours that I bought previously when I went Pasarbella with my family: Oreo, Thai Iced Tea, Yuzu, Lavender, Matcha and Pistachio!
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And flavours that I chose that day were L-R: Blond (Butterscotch), Thai Iced Tea, Salted Caramel and Pistachio!
Personally, I would strongly recommend Thai Iced Tea (which really reminds me of BKK) and Pistachio  ( which was stated to be 100% Pistachio used for their macarons).
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Super huge seafood paella! :O
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AND SUPER HUGE NUTELLA! :O
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Was chatting with the lady boss of this flowers shop about daises, when WC surprised me with a stalk of yellow rose! 😀
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Although I personally feel that money should be spent on food that can be eaten, instead of flowers that wither overtime, its still a sweet surprise without any special occasion! 😀
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Skirt: Joifeth
Walked around further and at one end of Pasarbella is a place selling live seafood!
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We walked around further and saw this! 😀
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BEST. CRACKLING. ROAST.PORK.
8 dollars for this! O.O But it tasted GREAT! MUST TRY! It has 3 toppings (chilli, mustard and apple sauce) available, and I personally prefer the apple sauce one, as the rest are too spicy! I didn’t know apple is just a great blend with roast pork!
And this is the exact reason why WC and I are always puipuis! Must exercise already! :O
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Happy boy! 😀
And we did went for our K session after that, and midnight movie session after that, so it was a pretty well-spent Saturday, as usual! 😀
Next up,
BKK trip! 😀 Been too busy editing the pics, and decided to just publish this Pasarbella post first! 🙂

Our eventful Saturday

Been a long time since we went to town to walk around, as WC has been busy working!

And so he has officially quit his job (for his studies sake), and when my elder sis introduced this dimsum place that serves the best custard bun in Singapore, we decided to give it a try yesterday! 😀

Dimsum is normally eaten in the morning, and so we started the day early by meeting at 10am (as I booked a table for 2 at 1045am)! It was considered SUPER early for me since I always wake at 1130am-12pm for weekends. :O

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East Ocean Teochew Restaurant
#05-08/09, Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road
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Super cute dimsum, I almost wanted to order the Seahorse ones, but $6++ for 3 pieces seem not worth!
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Tie Guan Yin, a superior type of tea!
A total of 10 cups were brought to us. (6 before the meal and 4 after the meal).
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Super-fast-motion-hand! But posting this pic as it shows my dress from Threadtheory well! 🙂
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Glutinous rice that has a fragrant taste with mushrooms at every bite! 😉
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Behold the nicest liu sha bao (custard bun) ever! 🙂
Custard bun normally adds salted egg in it, to give it a sweet yet salty taste.
And I am so super happy to say that there is enough salted egg in this, which is really the best I ever tried in Singapore so far (even better than Victor’s!), and with just a single bite.
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this whole heavenly combi oozes out! 😀
I would gladly be willing to come back again just for this! A MUST-ORDER!
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Century Egg Porridge. Soft and smooth porridge that tasted nice, but didn’t really leave a memorable impression for me!
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 Big Pau
This isn’t serve daily, and it was under their speciality of the day for yesterday.
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Siew Mai. This isn’t that impressive, so I won’t really suggest ordering this.
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This is yummy, as every slice comes with prawns! 😀
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Har Kow, a must-order for dimsum! 😀 This is not bad, as its skin is soft and succulent prawns!
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Overview of all we ordered.
There isn’t any individual shots of the softshell crab (at the centre) and the pork ribs with taro (at the back) as the individual pics are a little blur! :X
But the softshell crab isn’t really that fantastic and isn’t really worth the cost 😦
While the pork ribs with taro was delicious! A MUST ORDER!
We decided to watch Prisoners (everyone gave it 5 stars) after that, and while waiting for the movie to start we went to Smoothie King to have a drink first!
Cathay Cineleisure Orchard
8 Grange Road, #05-01A, S(239695)
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A collaboration between Smoothie King and Cathay Cine!
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Us!
WC looks so super tired as he only reached home at 5am, due to Oktoberfest at his workplace. And yet he woke up at 9am so as not to break his date with me to go for dimsum! Thanks WC! 😀
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We ordered Angel Food, with Multi-Vitamins enhancer!
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Craving for it right now, as its really refreshing for this SG’s weather!
And we headed for the movie, which was close to 2 and a half hours, and it was a nice movie, but too gloomy for me! 😥
There was something new that my colleague introduced to us and its
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Bear Bites Singapore
*Scape, 2 Orchard Link #02-42 (behind Old Chang Kee)

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We chose the Milk paw to try as we wanted to try the original one first!

There are other special paws, such as Yam, Squid Ink and Curry!

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We ordered the Chicken Karaage one, and I personally felt that it was nothing special! 😦 The paws were cute though! 🙂
Next, we headed to WC’s Grandma Birthday celebration,
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Kian Seng Seafood Restaurant
4013 Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 1, Singapore 569629
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After the celebration, WC told me to go experience Oktoberfest at his previous workplace, and off we went!
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Live music!
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To share!
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Everyone was like standing on tables, dancing around to Gangnam style and just enjoying themselves!
It was a great & fun experience!
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As you can see, both of us really love food a lot! That’s why we always EAT AND EAT AND EAT!
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And I really feel so happy as to how WC is always so game to eat anything that I recommend! 😀
With that, thanks for reading my blog! 😀