07 12 / 2013

Brunch for 2 on a lazy Saturday morning. Located on 5 Simon Road, 5 min walk from Kovan MRT, is our newest discovery of brunch cafes.

I had the Avocado Eggs Benedict, really nice and thick hollandaise sauce on two nicely poached eggs. All sitting nicely on a piece of sweet ham and toast. Just the kind of breakfast I need on a weekend.

Coffee option was good - usual skinny mocha with no sugar for me.

Prices were alright, $15 - $20 for a dish and coffee, best part no service and GST.

Apparently, few of my friends know the owner of this place, June. Whoever you are, thanks for opening such a place in our Hougaang neighborhood!

29 9 / 2013

On the streets of Kanazawa, when spring is almost over and the flowers start to turn for summer.

Admiring the little lake in the middle of the street.

The Samurai Town.

Charcoal caramel ice cream.

BLEAH!

MATCHA!

Against the backdrop of a traditional Japanese house.

Japanese Dachshund. KAWAII neh!

An empty lane with lots of traditional japanese houses

Wishes for the new year at the temple.

This streets where Samurais lived in the vicinity hundred of years ago. Well-preserved.

The fountain of Kanazawa in front of the train station.

At a sushi bar.

We cleared bowls and plates tonight. Ooiishiii!

29 9 / 2013

Waking up to freshly baked bread. Yummy.

And spoilt for choices.

Heading to the Kanazawa Castle Park.

The front gates of the castle.

Wide open spaces for jump shots.

Crouching tiger, hidden dragon.

Togetherness.

Just sitting around thinking about nothing.

So far, loving the peace and tranquility in Kanazawa!

15 9 / 2013

On the train to Yoshinoyama, guess who is behind the giant apple.

Product placement for Calpis

charcoal fish

Matcha fever again

matcha mochi

Let’s start our mountain trail to find the Sakura!

In the distance is the sakura blossom.

15 9 / 2013

Japan: Ancient Nara. The Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara has 8 temples and ruins, all being listed as part of the UNESCO site. Also the most peaceful town in Japan with deers roaming the streets.

15 9 / 2013

Japan: Osaka food hunt! Who knew Osaka has that many amazing street food than rivals the streets of Taipei. Take a walk around all the largest shopping areas and be surprised at what you will find.

15 9 / 2013

Good morning sweetheart

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Sakura flower

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The pink party

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Time for lunch!

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People watching on a weekday in Osaka.

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15 9 / 2013

日本への歓迎! We’re in Osaka and the weather and spring is at its peak. Lovely weather!

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First place to visit is the Osaka Castle (大阪城)

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The beginning of matcha craze.

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Sakura surrounding the castle walls.

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The castle overlooking the bustling city centre of Osaka.

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The central tower

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Flowers in bloom

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Out enjoying the weather.

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NIshinomaru Garden surround the main castle with Sakura in full bloom.

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26 5 / 2013

Baby and I went on our first prawning session today at Punggol’s Hai Bin Prawning! We caught 11 prawns in total, not bad for a first timer. Who knew there is so much tactics and observation needed to prawn. We were lucky to have the owner teach us how to prawn. I think somebody is getting very good at this. Time to head back to have some steamboat to cook those prawns!

25 5 / 2013

Made breakfast for the household. Proud moment.

After we had our full, its time to head off to the theme park!

Our favorite superheroes!

Not so freaked out in scooby doo land.

Somewhat freaked out in Boot Hill.

Its Bugs Bunny!

Making a fool of ourselves on Marilyn Monroe’s platform.

Like A Boss

Who’s ready to conquer Superman Escape?

Nervous. Yikes.

I DID IT!! Scariest roller coaster ride ever.

In the wild wild west. Bang bang.

Jump shot!

Batwoman

Conquering the vertical shot (not drop). I left my heart on the ground when we shot into the skies.

One more ride down. Bravest day in my history.

The end to an exciting day. 

Thank you girls for letting me tag along on your adventurous trip. Your friendship with one another is really an envy to others. Thanks for taking care of my baby all these while and being her best source of companion. I couldn’t have asked for a better way to end 2012 than with an epic trip like this. Stay awesome! Looking forward to our next trip :)

25 5 / 2013

Beach Day @ Surfer’s Paradise! 

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All ready!

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Yes, we’re here..! So stoked!

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Sun, Sea, Sand!

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WOOOPIE!

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:)

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Jump shot!

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Seagulls lined up against the strong winds.

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Sand Castle

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On standby

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Ready to jump into the water?

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LET’S GOOOOOO!

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After a day in the sun, completely burnt :(

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Really burnt.

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Bring on some food please?

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Yum yum

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And Champagne too

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Cheers to a good trip with great company!

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Cheers baby!

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Friends toast, photobombed!

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25 5 / 2013

Catching the train out of Brisbane to Gold Coast.

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Made a brief stopover at the beach.

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Very depressing weather.

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But still managed to snap some shots. Looks like a scene out of some end of the world movie.

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One more group shot.

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Creative graffiti on caps.

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Artists at work.

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Finally back in the comfort of Meriton Serviced Apartment.

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A perfect small living space.

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Nice

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Kitchen!

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Got ourselves some Korea instant noodle from the Korean convenient store below, and whipped up a simple kimchi, instant noodle meal. Dig in!

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25 5 / 2013

When there’s no beach, they brought the beach to the people! How awesome is that?

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Chilling by the beach street.

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Go round, go round.

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Heehee, my petite girl :)

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The Brisbane Story Bridge

Alighted the boat at Holman Street where we’re getting ready for our main activity!

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Smile ladies!

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See that cliff, that’s where we’re conquering today!

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The 3 brave girls

Who’s ready to go down?!

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Yikes… Er… Wait a second…

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Nervous smile.

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Good friends watching from the side.

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Like a bunch of construction workers.

My turn now!

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Slowwww… and… steadyyyyy…

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breathe… okay… don’t look down… wuoooo!

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Baby’s turn.

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Carmen’s turn.

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All safe and sound - and a photo with the instructor.

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Some beer to calm ourselves down.

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Comfort food :)

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Watching the sun set, what a day.

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05 5 / 2013

Fine day to be driving up the Green Mountains of Lamington Park.

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Always time for a stopover to get some shots of the surrounding.

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WHEE~!

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One of the fav shot of the trip, thanks to skilled photographer, Carmen.

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My strong baby.

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JUMP~!

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Feed at your own risk.

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Wild bird appears on shoulder.

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2 birds and one grumpy one who couldn’t balanced.

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Milk, croissant, and chili cheese, best picnic snacks.

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Our 3 hours hike begins…!

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Just a little more to Elabana Falls.

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:)

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Arriving at the top of the falls.

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05 5 / 2013

Taking our car on a spin around Brisbane.

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Looking over the hill at Brisbane city.

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The sun sets on Brisbane city, quickly yet beautifully.

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The trio on their reunion trip. Friendship.

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I believe I can fly…

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The Sartorialist-inspired.

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Summer flowers in full bloom.

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Happy Tree Friends

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Couple more hours to Xmas… counting down…

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The streets are peaceful and quiet on this Xmas eve.

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Dear Santa, please let 2013 be an awesome year ahead! MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!

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