SEA Aquarium, Singapore

In my previous life, I was a mermaid. But of course you’ve heard a lot of girls say that, much thanks to Ariel and Flounder and Sebastian. Seriously though, there’s something mystically eerie about the vast underwater world that makes me want to explore it some more.  If only I…

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Wardrobe inspiration from Lichtenstein

When I shop for ready-to-wear garments, I usually gravitate towards colours I’m comfortable with: monochrome/black/white/gray. This is partly because when I had my colours done the consultant suggested my skin tone ‘glows best’ with pinks and corals, and I am not quite keen on those hues at all. I always…

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Philippines 2012: Cagayan Valley part 2

There’s a sort of excitement you get from being ‘one with nature’. I haven’t felt that for a while until my father took me to see his farm. I felt like a cross between Dora the Explorer and a kid off to Toys R Us for the first time. Played…

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Philippines 2012: Cagayan Valley part 1

My last visit to Region 2 was eight years ago and man, was it eventful – I caught severe dengue and almost died (clearly I’ve not been back since). When I went back to the Philippines in December, we had to spend a good chunk of my visit in Tuguegarao…

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#itsmoreFUNinthePhilippines!

Still hungover from the Filo NYE revelry and i’m absolutely loving the Philippine Department of Tourism’s recent #itsmorefuninthephilippines campaign. It makes me miss the motherland more than ever, but seeing photos with the tag line makes me want to do cartwheels and fist pumps all over. My friends here are so amazed and are now…

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