Monthly Archives: May 2006

Burma Bound

Hai ho… hai ho… It’s off to Burma I go… La… la… la….la…! La… la… la….la…! Hai ho… hai ho hai ho hai ho…! Wheeeeeee! It’s GREAT to travel again! Get out from the office… Escape from the dreary Taipei … Continue reading

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Sore AGAIN!

My God, you know you’ve been in Taiwan too long when you meet four separate acquaintances in a government office!!! First, there was DR, who worked with me in the organization; Max and his girlfriend Emily, a long-time friend Enrique … Continue reading

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Ex-Talk :-(

What do you do when people are starting to talk about your ex? Last night, I attended the dazzling ORIENTED Happy Hour that was held at the Grand Hyatt poolside that’s located at the 5th floor. Because we travel around … Continue reading

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To Love is to Sacrifice — Not Really!

This morning, I read an article written by Kristin Armstrong (world-reknowned cyclist, Lance Armstrong’s ex wife) that’s entitled, “What I Wish I had Known about Marriage.” It would be nice if you, women especially could read the entire article, but … Continue reading

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Winners and Posers

This week I went to the driving range with some friends. As I’ve raved about it two Tuesday ago, you can really say that I’ve absolutely enjoyed the experience. Regardless, I’ve also noticed one thing while at the driving range… … Continue reading

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Beach parties, sexy women and more!

Well, just to finish my report on my exciting/relaxing weekend, on Friday, I had a nice dinner at this divine Japanese restaurant called Peony Japanese Cuisine at Hsin-Yi Road, just at the back of Taipei 101. The ambience was great, … Continue reading

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Taipei 101 Conquered!

Last weekend was such a blast! 😀 Let’s start with the highlight of the weekend… yesterday, yours truly was part of 500 climbers to scale 84 floors of the tallest building in the world — the Taipei 101 — for … Continue reading

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Dating Ad Hilarities ;-D

My colleagues and I just came across Tealit.com’s page for personals last week. We just couldn’t help ourselves… some postings were just hilarious! Take for example, surprice… surprice, this woman believes that life is full of “surprices!“ An online ad … Continue reading

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Chinglish at its best!

Here’s Chinglish at its very best, thanks to a notice posted by the elevators at my colleague’s apartment last night: Umm… it uses all these English characters, but I just don’t get it. They seem to use a lot of … Continue reading

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A wet and wild night

Shhhhh… Last night, I got wet and wild with the French cutie. It was raining so who could blame us? 😉 After a night of climbing (walls my dear, not each other… ahem!), he took me home on his brand-new … Continue reading

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Jealousy

Okay, I admit it. I get extremely jealous whenever I my friends/acquaintances tell me about their interesting adventures around the world. From daring to hike up the snowy mountains of Tibet… Going horseback riding in the acrid deserts of Mongolia … Continue reading

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The Allure of the T.G.F.

If you’ve lived in Taiwan, you’ve definitely seen them. I’m talking about T.G.F.s — a buzzword I’ve learned this weekend. What does T.G.F. mean anyway? According to my friend, Top-Climber, T.G.F.s stand for “Taiwanese Girlfriends.“ They’re hot… Look good… But … Continue reading

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Drunky & Flirty!

Last night, I was at my drunken best! *blushes* Attended a champagne tasting at a small wine bar in Linsen North Road, which was attended by over 50 people. It was so much fun and a rare treat as there … Continue reading

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Mom Knows Best! :-)

I wrote my mom an email yesterday, telling her what’s bothering me these days. Don’t really want to post my email to her (hope you can just get the gist of it from her reply), but I’d be happy to … Continue reading

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Superficialness

Taken from the Raven Archives of December 23, 2005, but still applicable today: We live in such a superficial society which places much emphasis on material goods and physical beauty. It’s funny. I know a 28-year old investment banker who … Continue reading

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Phase 2 Upcoming

A few weeks ago, I’ve vowed to simplify my life (I tend to complicate my life unnecessarily it seems), and I’ve been taking concrete steps in making it happen. First, I’m doing more of the things I want. I try … Continue reading

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Going against the flow

Tall and beautiful with great fashion sense, AL is one of the hotter girls in our organization. Working for a multinational consumer goods company with a bright future, she seems to have it all. Unfortunately, she recently broke up with … Continue reading

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LVMH party + chillin’ out!

Friday: I know this entry is long overdue, but it’s been such a busy week (having the long weekend doesn’t help as well) that I haven’t really had the time to give you last weekend’s lowdown, so here goes: Last … Continue reading

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Philippines: Love it or Hate it?

Last night, I delivered my C4 speech on our Toastmaster meeting. The goal of a C4 speech is to use the right words to deliver your message and to avoid the use of unnecessary jargon. It was nerve-wracking. But it … Continue reading

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Take a personality test!

According to the Myers Brigg’s personality test, I am an ESFJ (specifically, in terms of strength, I am 61% extroverted, 12% sensing, 50% moderate feeling and 11% judging). According to the interpretation of D. Keirsey, ESFJs are known to be … Continue reading

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Dating smart :-)

Looooong weekend turned out to be REALLY nice. But before I give you the lowdown (though it was slow and relaxing, I was still able to pack more activities than I can count!), I’d just like to share how I’m … Continue reading

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Holiday — and nowhere to go!

Looong weekend almost over. It’s May 1st — a holiday — and it’s going to be a super slooow day. Okay, so I’m exaggerating. I still have some stuff cooked up my sleeve. For example, I’m now heading towards the … Continue reading

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