Tokyo Bust Express

Aging Mildred was a 93 year-old woman who was particularly despondent over the recent death of her husband Earl.

She decided that she would just kill herself and join him in death. 

Thinking that it would be best to get it over with quickly, she took out Earl’s old Army pistol and made the decision to shoot herself in the heart since it was so badly broken in the first place.

Not wanting to miss the vital organ and become a vegetable and burden to someone, she called her doctor to inquire as to just exactly where the heart would be.

“On a woman,” the doctor said, “your heart would be just below your left breast.”

Later that night, Mildred was admitted to the hospital with a gunshot wound to her knee.

 

 

Ha ha :)

Jokes aside, I mentally noted down a reminder to self: never let my boobs become like Mildred’s!

 

Granted, it’s an exaggeration, but nevertheless it’s important that a lady maintains and upkeep her assets. After all, we do it for our body, our face and our hair, we must not forget our bust (That’s one of the things that makes us most feminine after all).

 

 

Thank goodness for my regular treatments at Tokyo Bust Express!

Unless you’ve had breast implants or you’re from some genetically blessed alien race, every woman would face one or more of these common problems:

 

  • Sagging, Underdeveloped or Uneven Breasts
  • Lack of fullness and firmness
  • Wide gap between breasts
  • Bulges that spill out when wearing a bra
  • Unsightly collected fat in between armpits
  • Post-breastfeeding mothers

 

The good news is there is help, and every girl and woman can find it at Tokyo Bust Express, the safe and all natural way!

Btw, if you are a fan of our local Channel 8 shows, you would have noticed that Tokyo Bust Express was an esteemed official presenter of Mediacorp’s Star Awards!

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Since Tokyo Bust Express is a pro at making women look and feel sexier, it’s only fitting that they had a “Sexy Babe Award” at the Star Awards. Which female artiste won? Watch here to find out !

 

I always look forward to my appointments at Tokyo Bust Express, especially this outlet at Novena Square 2.

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Firstly, it’s close to my home, and there are tons of great shopping and eating options in the mall.

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Then there is the staff there – these ladies are so cute, friendly and delightful to hang out with!

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The deco and ambience is mellow and calming with soft lighting.

Lastly and most importantly, I get to enjoy a relaxing spa-like treatment while giving my bust line a boost.

The specialist consulting me that afternoon was manager Yvonne. I’ve known her at Tokyo Bust for close to  3 years already and she’s very knowledgeable and experienced!

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After an examination and evaluation of my progress so far, she prescribed me these treatments for the day using au-naturale ingredients and the safest technology.

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Rejuvenating Detox Scrub:

  • A rejuvenating scrub that not only cleans off the dead skin to give you a fairer and tender decollete, this scrub also aids in boosting your circulation and improves lymphatic drainage. This also preps your bust area for better absorption of treatments later on

Okina Bust Volume Treatment

An advanced bust treatment to allow better absorption of therapy for maximum effect for a fuller and round bust. it also helps to stimulate mammary glands to increase.

Bust cleavage+ Treatment

Helps in shaping of breasts, evens out breast size and shortens gap between breasts for a fuller and sexier cleavage.

 

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The treatments were soothing and calming. At some points you might feel some pressure exerted, but it really is just a slight discomfort, not unlike a hard massage. All in all it felt very therapeutic and refreshing. My bust immediately felt perkier and looked rounder and fuller!

As per our usual post-therapy ritual, we measured the height and width of my chest against the wall, and the results were a noticeable improvement… as always with each session I come for!

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Another good day at Tokyo Bust Express thanks to the wonderful staff, feeling and looking better!

 

I’ve been Tokyo Bust Express’s ambassador for a while now and I’m happy with the results so far. People often wonder if I had a boob job (no, no and no! I even underwent a medical examination and scan before Tokyo Bust Express signed me on!) So I take it as a compliment :)

Therefore I can safely tell you that my two secret weapons for achieving a more curvaceous looking bust are:

1) A good push up bra 2) Tokyo Bust Express

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Here is more information on the natural, plant-based ingredients Tokyo Bust Express uses, that are supposed to aid in bust enhancement.

 

FENUGREEK SEED EXTRACT

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Fenugreek is a unique herb rich in PHYTO-ESTROGENS found on Eastern shores of Mediterranean. It is frequently used in the preparation of pickles, curry powders and pastas, and is often encountered in the cuisine of the Indian subcontinent. Fenugreek seed is also known to make women produce more buxom. Fenugreek aids in hormonal production and facilities the development of the mammary glands which ‘feed’ on ESTROGENS. Trigonelline, a chemical found in Fenugreek has been tested as a potential treatment for cancer as well.

 

MEXICAN WILD YAM ROOT

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Mexican yam has long had a reputation as a woman’s herb. The use of Mexican Wild Yam extract in recommended amounts is safe. It is an excellent source of beta-carotene and diosgenin, which are powerful PHYTO-ESTROGENS aiding in optimal breast development. Mexican Wild Yam can stimulate the ovaries to produce a balance of progesterone and osteoporosis. They are recommended for hormone replacement therapy, and sometimes the natural hormones are said to slow down the aging process.

 

HUMULU LUPULUS (HOPS FLOWER)

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Is a Eurasian shrub rich in flavonoids, whose action is regulating the hormonal production facilitates development of the mammary glands. Hops is a remedy for boils, bruises, calculus, cancer, cramps, cough, cystitis, fever, fits, insomnia, rheumatism and worms.

 

DANG GUI ROOT 

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For centuries, this Asian root, Dang Gui, also called Chinese Angelica; Dong Quai and Tang Kuei, is highly respected in Traditional Chinese Medicine, second only to Ginseng. Dang Gui roots contain PHYTO-ESTROGENS. It helps balance women’s hormone levels, both restraining and supplementing the body’s production of estrogen as needed. It is used to treat menstrual and menopausal symptoms, including migraine, cramps, mood fluctuations and hot flashes. It also helps speed a woman’s recovery from childbirth and symptoms of low energy/chronic fatigue. It is much recommended to help prevent and treat health issues; also recommended to help prevent and treat some forms of cardiovascular disease. Dang Gui has been shown to assist the body in efficiency using hormones.

 

PUERARIA MIRIFICA

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Pueraria Mirifica also known as “White Kwao Krua” is a native herbal plant. It contains high level of natural PHYTO-ESTROGENS found in deep forests of the northern region of Thailand. The studies indicated that the valuable compounds found in Pueraria Mirifica; miroestrol and deoxymiroestrol, are different and possess highest estrogenic activity among the know phytoestrogen (natural plant estrogen) plants. It has structural similarity to estradiol of the main human estrogen in women bodies, which can bind the female estrogen receptor at the breast issues. The studies indicated that Pueraria Mirifica shows vaginal epithelium, which elevate the appearance of the female secondary sexual characteristics and also the skin beauty. Native women have used this plant for health wellness and breast enhancement over a century.

 

Functions of Pueraria Mirifica:

  • Preserved feminine longevity
  • Bust Enhancement
  • Firming and tightening breast
  • Nourishing skin, keeps skin supple, smooth and brilliant
  • Helps prevent Breast Cancer

 How does Pueraria Mirifica works:

  • Stimulates estrogen-sensitive breast tissues
  • Helps enhance breast mass sincerely by introducing phyto-estrogen (naturally occurring plant estrogen) from pueraria mirifica directly into the estrogen receptor sites
  • Stimulate the development of mammary tissues to give you a fuller and firmer bust-line

 

Tokyo Bust Express is Singapore’s largest bust enhancement specialist. Find one close to you and make an appointment today!

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In May, Tokyo Bust Express unveils the new Ichigo Berry Bust Treatment!

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Tokyo Bust Express is inviting 20 readers to experience 3 x Ichigo Berry Bust Treatment and an Award-Winning Detox-Me Bust Massage worth $798!

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only for females 18 years old and above, without Eczema or other skin conditions
  • Strictly by appointment only.
  • Promotion valid for 2 months

 

Be the lucky 20 to grab and experience a perkier and healthier bustline today! 

Locations 

  • City Square Mall 
    180 Kitchener Road #B2-39 Singapore 208539
  • Park Mall
    9 Penang Road #11-06 Singapore 238459
  • Nex Mall
    23 Serangoon Central, #03-32  Singapore 556083
  • Novena Square 2
    10 Sinaran Drive #B1-111 Singapore 307506

            

 

For more information you can always visit Tokyo Bust Express or call 6262 6161 to make an enquiry or to book an appointment .

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Remembering Lee Kuan Yew

23rd March 2015. A sad day when I wept for this man.

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This was the man who cared so much, he cried when we separated from Malaysia on 9 Aug 1965.

This was the man who had the intelligence, vision, tenacity and drive to modernize a tiny country with nothing in less than 50 years.

This was the man who wasn’t afraid to make tough decisions for what he believed to be for the good of the nation, despite the haters and detractors.

This was the man who led by example in shaping a culture of honesty, hard work and integrity.

This was the man who gave his entire life to making Singapore a safe and prosperous city-state, a miracle exalted the world over for our achievements.

This is the man who will live forever in our hearts and minds.

Thank you Lee Kuan Yew for this place we proudly call home. You sir, will be the inspiration to generations of Singaporeans in continuing the legacy you have left behind. 

May you finally rest in peace with your beloved wife in heaven.

 

http://www.rememberingleekuanyew.sg

 

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Update 26/3/15

A FABLE TO LIVE BY

Unfavorable winds blow the ship off course, and when they do, the sailors spot uncharted islands. They see half a dozen mounds rising out of the blue South Seas waters. The captain orders the men to drop anchor and goes ashore. He is a robust man with a barrel chest, full beard, and curious soul.

On the first island he sees nothing but sadness. Underfed children. Tribes in conflict. No farming or food development, no treatment for the sick, and no schools. Just simple, needy people. The second and following islands reveal more of the same. The captain sighs at what he sees. “This is no life for these people.” But what can he do?

Then he steps onto the last and largest island. The people are healthy and well fed. Irrigation systems nourish their fields, and roads connect the villages. The children have bright eyes and strong bodies. The captain asks the chief for an explanation. How has this island moved so far ahead of the others?

The chief, who is smaller than the captain but every bit his equal in confidence, gives a quick response: “Father Benjamin. He educated us in everything from agriculture to health. He built schools and clinics and dug wells.”

The captain asks, “Can you take me to see him?”

The chief nods and signals for two tribesmen to join him. They guide the captain over a jungle ridge to a simple, expansive medical clinic. It is equipped with clean beds and staffed with trained caretakers. They show the captain the shelves of medicine and introduce him to the staff. The captain, though impressed, sees nothing of Father Benjamin. He repeats his request. “I would like to see Father Benjamin. Can you take me to where he lives?”

The three natives look puzzled. They confer among themselves. After several minutes the chief invites, “Follow us to the other side of the island.” They walk along the shoreline until they reach a series of fishponds. Canals connect the ponds to the ocean. As the tide rises, fish pass from the ocean into the ponds. The islanders then lower canal gates and trap the fish for harvest.

Again the captain is amazed. He meets fishermen and workers, gatekeepers and net casters. But he sees nothing of Father Benjamin. He wonders if he is making himself clear.

“I don’t see Father Benjamin. Please take me to where he lives.”

The trio talks alone again. After some discussion the chief offers, “Let’s go up the mountain.” They lead the captain up a steep, narrow path. After many twists and turns the path deposits them in front of a grass-roofed chapel. The voice of the chief is soft and earnest. “He has taught us about God.”

He escorts the captain inside and shows him the altar, a large wooden cross, several rows of benches, and a Bible.

“Is this where Father Benjamin lives?” the captain asks. The men nod and smile.

“May I talk to him?”

Their faces grow suddenly serious. “Oh, that would be impossible.”

“Why?”

“He died many years ago.”

The bewildered captain stares at the men. “I asked to see him, and you showed me a clinic, some fish farms, and this chapel. You said nothing of his death.”

“You didn’t ask about his death,” the chief explains. “You asked to see where he lives. We showed you.”

- By Max Lucado

Like Father Benjamin in the fable, Lee Kuan Yew lived a life that mattered – he was devoted to making a difference in the lives of people around him. His passing has made me reflect and think about my own fleeting presence in this world. We are each but a vapor in the wind, here today and gone tomorrow. Let Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy continue to be an inspiration to us. Stop complaining, or filling your days with mindless, frivolous pursuits and material pleasures. Instead, may you live a life of love, passion, discipline, integrity, hard work and dedication to a cause much greater than yourself. Live in such a way that the world will be glad you did!

Invisalign at The Orthodontic Clinic (Part II)

 
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Hi guys, I’ve got updates for you on my Invisalign journey at The Orthodontic Clinic!
 
If you want to catch up on the previous installment  a.k.a Part I, you can read here.
 
 
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So I got my dental impressions taken by my awesome orthodontist Dr. Geraldine Lee.
 
These get sent off to the Invisalign laboratories in the USA for the creation of my invisible aligners. Super high-tech and personalized!
 
A mould of my teeth is also made so Dr. Geraldine and Dr. Sharlene can study my case and prescribe the right treatment plan according to my desired outcome.
 

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“Ah, new lab rat today….”

 
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Dr. Geraldine Lee is one of the top orthodontists in Singapore with a stellar reputation and a super lovely personality. Critical too is that she is officially certified by Invisalign to be trained in their method.  Feel totally at ease and confident in her good hands!
 
Okay lets reiterate my problem areas… :'(
 
I’ve got crowded teeth in the lower arch/jaw, collapsed lower arch and increased gap between the upper and lower teeth, with protruding upper first premolars. I have protruding overbite on the top. My lower arch is a little smaller than the upper arch and misaligned to the right, causing noticeable asymmetry in my face. 
 
With special Invisalign software, my teeth was constructed in all it’s glory on the computer. The animation graphics gave a preview of how my teeth would gradually move to their final position and shape. It was like a time lapse video… amazing!
 
Here are screenshots:
 
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Soon enough, I collected my very first Invisalign sets, fresh from the oven in the US!
 
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The custom-made orthodontic devices come nicely sealed and packaged in individual bags, clearly labelled in the sequence I am to wear them.
 
Each aligner should be worn for 2 weeks, at least 22 hours a day. As you can see I have 36 of these to go…. That feels like forever, SOB.
 
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The Invisalign starter kit includes a case to keep your aligners when you take them out for meals. This must become your precious, take them with you everywhere you go. 
 
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Virtually unnoticeable.
 
Gotta thank Invisalign for providing the easiest and sneakiest way to wear braces! It’s both aesthetically and medically important. Fixing your bite is beneficial for health; at the same time a beautiful smile can improve your looks drastically. 
 
So glad I’m on my way to having my dental problems corrected, so my profile, mouth and  jaw looks more pleasing, and naysayers out there can’t make mean comments on how I look anymore! >.<
 
I highly recommend exploring the Invisalign option should you be considering improving your smile.
 
 
Dr. Geraldine Lee is a close friend of mine, she’s really incredibly nice and easy-going. I’m pretty sure you can work out an affordable installment plan with her. Make an appointment for a no-obligations consultation and find out more!
 
 
THE ORTHODONTIC CLINIC
9 Scotts Road, Scotts Medical Center (above Pacific Plaza),
#08-02, Singapore 228210
Tel: 6737 3850 Fax: 6737 3950 
 
 
I’ll update on what it’s like living with Invisalign braces in the coming months. x

Chinese New Year 2015

It’s the year of the Goat! Some photos from the festive shenanigans.

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Dutiful o’ me paying respects to my parents on the morning of the first day.

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Wearing a dress from my shop LEXI LYLA

 

Lest you forget the importance of wearing red for Chinese New Year, click below to watch a video I did with OCBC Bank :)

 

 

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A fresh twist of colors on these red packets.

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Mom kinda went all out on the decor. Can you feel the luck already?

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Life is like a box of chocolates… so make sure you get a biiiggggg one and be spoilt for choice ;) Courtesy of Mezza 9, Grand Hyatt Hotel.

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Grandma Anne and her kuey pai ti

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Sister

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And me.

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House visiting at Estelle’s

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Gong xi fa cai from the “羊 & dangerous”! 

I’m wearing -Guipure Lace Crop Camisole- and -Leather Pencil Skirt- from LEXI LYLA

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Lou hei

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Little niece Adeline

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Friendly poker session at my place. Buy in and get free whiskey shots ;)

Enjoy poker the most because it’s mentally stimulating and not merely a game of chance.

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 Best hand for Si Ki Pi…. Double pairs, double the winnings! Hehee we were on a roll that night at the Ong’s annual CNY party. 3000% returns on initial investment is not too shabby I’d say.

Thank you & kisses to X for being a generous host!

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You know it’s serious when you’re playing on a professional table. Lol.
Cool surprise to have Elva from Taiwan with us. She’s really hot!

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CNY = Food . Fun . Family . Friends :)

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Matilda in her lucky purple

Other CNY OOTDs:

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Here’s my guest appearance on “My Food Story” – watch me in the kitchen as I make chap chye  using my grandma’s traditional recipe.

Chap Chye symbolises the family coming together in Chinese cuisine. Does your family enjoy this dish over Chinese New Year too?


祝贺大家在新的一年里蒙福蒙恩!

Ombak Villa – Langkawi Lagoon Resort

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Looking for a beach resort to escape to over upcoming Valentine’s Day or Chinese New Year?

Instead of the usual hot spots like Phuket and Bali – there is another nearby  tropical paradise that you can check out.

LANGKAWI – otherwise known known as “the jewel of Kedah” in the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea. Only a one and a half hour plane hop away from Singapore.

I enjoyed a weekend getaway there, thanks to Ombak Villa (Langkawi Lagoon Resort).

The views when I arrived took my breath away!

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Have breakfast here in the morning…. sweet!

Needless to say, I couldn’t wait to jump into the gorgeous pool :D

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With the babes from Malaysia, Bella and Natalia (Just a funny thought. Both their names are actually on my list of favorites if I ever have a daughter!)

Froclick. Relax. Chill like a mermaid.

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Video: http://instagram.com/p/x81qNNRpzK 

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The glorious sunset was spectacular. This place has it’s pool facing the perfection direction.

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These suites over the water are also available for booking.

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Walking back through a serene pathway by the beach, I spotted a mother and child in a quiet moment together, captured in the sun’s loving rays of light.

As a prelude to our dinner, the group was treated to a special cooking demonstration by Malaysia’s top celebrity chef – Chef Wan!

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I think everyone was entertained by his funny personality and took away some valuable tips in Southeast Asian cooking.
FYI, he has his own shows on television and a buffet restaurant in Singapore’s Plaza Singapura.

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Dinner was delicious and as can be expected of me at buffets, I ate like a pig.

My friend and popular Malaysian host Julie Woon arrived later than us but it was great she managed to join us for our poolside dinner!

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There are plenty of other activities you can do in Langkawi, outside of the resort.

First up, I highly recommend an ECOTOUR ADVENTURE!

Experience the wonders of nature at Langkawi’s Kilim Geoforest Park. It is full of amazing flora & fauna, and stunning geological formations like mammoth limestone rocks, fossils, caves, lagoons, beaches and seascapes.

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View soaring eagles in their natural habitat. It was such a majestic and incredible sight.

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Throughout the morning tour, you can walk through dense tropical mangroves and towering limestone rocks that look like mountains, formed some 500 million years back, and many other interesting flora & fauna. For example, we came across a plant that was growing high above on a rock, that has apparently been around even before dinosaurs!

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Explore dark and creepy bat caves!

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Stop for lunch in a floating restaurant by the river called “Hole in the Wall“!
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There is an adjacent fish farm where you can feed various breeds of fish… and eat them after. Hehee.

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The seafood feast we had was good. We had soup, fish, calamari, crabs sauteed in delicious mixes…
Finished every last bit of the delicious blachang chilli on the table :)

 

What else can you do in Langkawi?

Take a sunset cruise out to sea!

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Take a dip in the ocean…

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While the crew prepares a freshly grilled dinner for you.

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The boat we were on was not like the usual sleek and modern white yachts I’ve always been on. This boat, by Tropical Charters, was very rustic, wooden and bohemian, giving it a fun, reggage-gypsy kind of vibe. Enjoyed it very much!

Of course, there are also the endless white sandy beaches in Langkawi to visit, with a whole host of adrenaline water sports like jet skiing and kite surfing etc.!

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At night, the adventurous guys went on board a squid fishing vessel to try their hand at being sotong catchers. It’s apparently quite cold out at night, so I advise those who decide to go to bring a sweater.

At night, there aren’t that many happening clubs or cool bars in Langkawi (not as far as I know of at least). My last suggestion for evening activities?

Play charades with your friends! :)

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Here is more information about Ombak Villa and their spacious, very clean suites.

This tranquil resort is perfect for those looking to just relax and get away.

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For bookings and more information:

 www.langkawilagoonresort.com

 

 

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When I last used the Grabz app for perks and privileges, my friends and I enjoyed a huge scrumptious meal at Cafe Iguana with a big discount.

This time, we took advantage of another fantastic dining promotion Grabz is having – at the highly popular Edge buffet in Pan Pacific Hotel!

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With the Grabz app, users can enjoy the following:

- 4th adult dines free (U.P $70/ adult)

- Free bottle of premium wine with every 4 diners (for premium Grabz members only)

Walking in and seeing the astonishingly extensive spread of culinary delights laid out before me, I couldn’t wait to start attacking the buffet.

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Edge offers a theatrical and interactive dining experience with seven open kitchens. Master chefs concoct a range of delectable Singaporean, Chinese, Malay, Indian, Thai, Japanese and “Pacific Cuisine”.

My favourite food to go for: definitely seafood.
 


I was counting my lucky stars that night, because every Wednesday and Thursday is “Hooked @ Edge”…. aka SEAFOOD SPECIALS GALORE!

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Oceanic highlights included:

Japanese & Thai
Oysters, Oyster Omelette, Prawns, Alaskan King Crab, Scallops

Grill Station
Jumbo Squid, Jumbo River Prawn in Garlic Butter, Scallops

Western
Salt Baked Whole Salmon served with Dill Beurre BlancSquid Ink Pasta
Baked Blue Shell Mussels

Local
Singapore Chilli CrabWhite Pepper CrayfishSambal Stingray

Indian
Salmon Tandoori

Malay
Ikan Panggang

 

In the end, this hungry monster ended up with all this on her table:

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Looks incredible doesn’t it? Besides seafood, we enjoyed everything from pizzas and pastas, to satay, rojak and Thai duck curry (one of the best dishes in the buffet IMO)

Finally, the one section that can make or break a buffet for me.
 


Dessert :)

And Edge didn’t disappoint.

They had a waffle/pancake counter, endless arrays of cakes, pies, and local sweet delights.

 

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Durian fans will be delighted to find a free flow of heavenly durian puree, pictured above. I had two bowls of it, topped with a wallop of chocolate for extra kick!

 

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Cost for our group of 4:

$52.50 each (U.P $70, because 4th diner dines free!)

Plus we enjoyed a complimentary bottle of wine thanks to Grabz!

Want to indulge in this impressive buffet like we did, at such a special promotional rate?

Then you must download the Grabz app. It’s FREE! !

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Get Singapore’s exclusive lifestyle perks and dining privileges at your fingertips. Enjoy up to 50% discount and awesome freebies at a large variety of merchants.

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Download Grabz now and grab all the deals you can :) 
PAN PACIFIC HOTEL
7 Raffles Blvd, Marina Square
Singapore (039595)
Tel: 6336 8111

Dîner en Blanc 2014

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White is and always will be my favorite color. It gives a sensational feeling of simplistic purity, positivity, lightness and goodness. So imagine a dinner of 3000 guests all dressed in white, with everything else in white to boot — it would thrill me to no end. Like a gathering of angels, all ready to bring heaven’s party down to earth :)

This is Dîner en Blanc, literally French for “Dinner in White”.

It’s really actually a (very) glamorous “pop-up picnic”, a tradition that started years ago in a French park with some friends. Now it is an annual event held in cities across the world.

Here are some of the novel, and challenging, aspects of Dîner en Blanc that make it all the more fun:

– Strictly invitation only

– Volunteer leaders help organize and guide their assigned groups of diners

– Secret location is only revealed on the day itself as groups travel to the venue together

– Everyone must bring (and carry!) their own food, tables, chairs and decorations

– Diners are responsible for cleaning up after themselves and leaving the outdoor location as pristine as before

 

I was super excited to attend Singapore’s third edition, having missed the previous two years due to other commitments!

Step 1: Get the right outfit and accessories

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Step 2: Converge at my group’s meeting point, which was at Marina Bay.

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Lugging along white tables, chairs plus plates, cutlery, candles, food proved to be no mean feat…

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Thankfully I had my friend Rob help in the heavy lifting! ;)

Step 3: Listen carefully to your leader who is trying hard to get your attention by standing precariously on a chair.

After all, he’s doing everything for you out of the kindness and generosity of his heart.

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Step 4: After a long and rowdy bus journey… arrival at Tanjong Beach Sentosa.

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I guessed correctly that this would be the venue! Because from clues given to us before — romantic / message in a bottle, it most certainly seemed like a beach, by the ocean. And Tanjong Beach is naturally the prettiest and most “atas” choice, lol.

 

Step 4: Set up time

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Being on inclined sand, made it that much tougher, and messier, compared to previous years I’m sure.

If you’re going to do something, do it the right way, and do it all the way. The Martha Stewart in me is definitely alive and well, as I wanted to make sure we had everything we needed for a gorgeous table setting.  Well everything was mostly done the night before to be honest, haha.

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Funny story is, we realized at the last minute that our table cloth was more beige than white, and of course that would simply not do. So began a panic drive to Spotlight literally half an hour before our group’s departure time, to purchase a crisp, white table cloth! Mission impossible completed.

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I arranged the entire table setting, scattered some flowers here and some candles there, tada! It was my first time and I’m admittedly quite pleased with my effort ^.^

Dinner party at my place anyone?

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Finally, sitting down for a rest.

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Step 5: Spot the Guest of Honor.

In this case, a pregnant Fann Wong. Always exciting to see her, I was a fan as a young girl.

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Photo credits: Straits Times

 

 

Step 6:  Eat, drink and be merry with sparklers

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Rob made delicious seafood pasta and incredible tiramisu that all our friends couldn’t help stealing big bites of too! Thanks buddy for the amazing meal, it’s always nice to have a guy cook for a girl :)

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Step 7: Enjoy fireworks. Party & dance the night away on the beach

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Tida, Tida… I miss you!

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Such a beautiful and happy evening. Such spectacular fun. That memory of a sea of revellers in white will be an unforgetable one.

 

Watch the official video:

Looking forward to next year’s Dîner en Blanc already.

 

Halloween 2014 – Fanggggtastic

In 2012 I was Catwoman with my superheroine friends.

Last year, I was a zombie and also Indiana Jane.

This year? Well honestly, I’m not sure either! Lol! I like to think of it as a mash-up of Black Swan / Goth Fairy / Katniss Everdeen.

Getting ready in my room:

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I kept the focus on the eye makeup. It consisted of lots of eyeliner, carefully drawn exaggerated wing tips, loads of mascara and I used silver glitter eyeliner for the sparkly under eye accents.

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The rest of the face was kept bare with a little bronzer on the cheeks and a light coral-nude shimmer lipstick.

Final look with gloves, feathers and head piece:

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The tutu and corset is a luxe costume piece that was handmade with black feathers all over and diamantes from the States. I thought of doing Black Swan when the film was released in 2011, but changed my mind so it lay stored in the back of my closet till now.

What do you think – is it more Black Swan, Goth Fairy, or Katniss Everdeen? :)

 

We started the night early at bar/restaurant Bacchanalia for the PRESTIGE Fang-tastic Night – a charity party in aid of the Yellow Ribbon Project.

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With partner-in-crime Matilda who was dressed as KillBill’s Gogo Yubari!

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No picture here, but they had the movie “Interview with the Vampire” playing on the wall too. I was transfixed by the handsomeness of a young and very pale Brad Pitt, haha.

With the rest of the fangtastic ghouls of the night:

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With friend and emcee and part-time dracula, Paul Foster.

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Take a look at these incredible macabre jewellery & accessories…

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Kungfu Panda wins a prize!

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The beneficiaries of the Yellow Ribbon Project gave us a special performance, with a nifty Michael Jackson “Thriller” dance.

I truly believe everyone who’s repented from their mistakes deserve a second chance at life, society needs to more loving and accepting. I wish them the very best in their future!

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With my SCGS friend Stephanie, one of the organizers of the event :) It’s so great that she’s lent her skills and talents to this good (and fun) cause.

 

We spookied over to meet other ghouls at The White Rabbit’s WHODUNIT party.

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Bedsheets never come in more handy than on Halloween!

 

Met up with my LA buddy Durjay who was back from San Francisco….

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and someone, or something, very scary indeed….. :O

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Happy trick-or-treaters at the photobooth.

My turn to go down the rabbit hole with the crazy people!

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Till next year. Boo ya!

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Roberto Cavalli / Sephora Beauty Night Out

The night started out first at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands.

Glamorous Italian label Roberto Cavalli opened its flagship store in Singapore and I was there for the launch party!

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Known for dressing Hollywood stars such as Beyoncè Knowles, Charlize Theron, Demi Moore and Sharon Stone, Roberto Cavalli’s style is distinguished by  for his prints, which are central to his vision and convey his love for nature and his unbridled creativity. Flower motifs, animalier patterns, feline spots and jungle themes are all quintessentially Cavalli.

 

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For the runway show, we saw slinky flapper style dresses with luxurious beadings, plunging necklines, fiery motifs, and exotic furs. It was pure Gatsby meets rock & roll meets boho chic. A stunning fall/winter 2014 collection.

 

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For the menswear, I was reminded of one of favourite comedies – Zoolander.  Don’t cha think? ;)

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“Give me a Blue Steel!”

 

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The store features the full range of men’s and women’s ready-to-wear, accessories, bags and shoes, beginning with the Fall/Winter 2014-2015 collection.

The modern interior concept remains sleek and clean-cut, allowing the collections to bring out the glamour of the brand.

 

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After a quick gong cha fix, we made a dash to another event….

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Sephora Beauty Night Out!

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It was a beautiful madness with pumping music, Sephora staff dancing with wild abandon on stage. drinks galore, and women of all ages plying through the aisles buying cosmetics to last a year.

There was an awesome 20% off for invited guests after all!

photo-3The tasty little beef pies served were in the shape of lips and you apply a slick of cranberry gloss over them before eating.. creative genius :)

 

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I took the cue from the has tag of the night and pouted my way through photos, haha.
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Making a special guest appearance was Jonte Moaning, renowned for being dance choreographer to the likes of Beyonce and Janet Jackson. In his skin tight flamboyant getup, he was all glitter, air-kisses and total sexy diva-liciousness. It was so fun hanging out with him drinking champagne together!

Adam got some really cool shots of Jonte. Yea, work it sister!

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Whenever I step into Sephora, my eyes glaze over and my well stocked dressing table at home suddenly ceases to exist. All I see are are endless aisles of pretty boxes. Gorgeous shades pinks, corals and reds screaming out to me. Gobsmacking palettes of enchanting shimmers and metallics. The promises of alluring eyes, rosy flushes, perfect skin.

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Sephora is one big giant Venus trap. And wait till you get to the cashier section. No one escapes that death-maze-of-cute-and-cheap-beauty-steals leader up to the counters. And I mean, NO ONE. While we were haplessly, happily lost in the death-maze throwing mini cans of dry shampoo and tubes of lip gloss into our baskets with every step towards, my friend ended up getting TWO Clarisonic cleansers. I nearly did too. Which is quite befuddling upon looking back because Clarisonic was not even there.

Ah, the road to hell is paved with good intentions.

My star buy of the night was the cult favourite, Urban Decay’s Naked eyeshadow palette.

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It’s my first, and since Emily is one of the million fans who swear by it, I’m excited to give it a shot. But I don’t usually wear eyeshadow so… guess it may be time to experiment with new looks!