Category Archives: Shopping

Wedding Prep #4: The Perils and Joys of Finding the Right Wedding Dress Online AND Offline!

Since fiancee and I met online, I found it fitting to actually try to order my wedding dress online. Unlike many brides who have their couturier design their gowns from scratch, I wanted to see the final look and feel … Continue reading

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To Share: My One-Week Travel Itinerary of Amazing Taipei

Most people don’t give Taipei a lot of credit preferring mostly to spend their vacations in Hong Kong or Singapore. However, having stayed in these countries for prolonged periods, I still find Taipei to be the best travel destination in … Continue reading

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Whoa! Must be mad!

Post our finals, we MBA students like to destress. I did my destressing by doing some retail therapy. Fortunately (or unfortunately), Steve Madden is having a sale, and I purchased these mile-high clogs for HKD399 (Original price: HKD950). Now, us … Continue reading

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5 Observations about HK

My blog is often so text-heavy, you feel that you’re reading the encyclopedia (zzzzzz…). I often wonder how most of you can take it. Hence, here’s some photos of my observations on my 3-week stay so far in Hong Kong: … Continue reading

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Top 5 Blehs of Fashion 2008

Personally think that I’m not your typical fashionable chick, but there are some trends that I just can’t help but cringe. Blame it on Lindsay Lohan, the Ashley twins, the grungy Mischa Barton and even Lauren Conrad. One look and … Continue reading

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God Help Me…

I am salivating over this Louis Vuitton Alma Bag which costs two months worth of salary!!! Ain’t they beautiful? πŸ™‚

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If Finding a Boyfriend is like Buying a PC…

…then I’m royally screwed. πŸ™ As you already know, I need to upgrade to a new laptop because 1) mine is 4 years old and it’s time for a change, and 2) unfortunately, I have to make the change fast … Continue reading

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How am I special?

Feeling a bit blue, I need to pop myself happy a bit. And what better to do than to make a slightly more narcissistic post than before? πŸ™‚ As I was riding the MRT home, I asked myself, what made … Continue reading

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This and That

Okay, I succuumbed. I’m a sucker for deals and after getting the second letter from Chunghwa Telecom that I’m one of their platinum subscribers (guess all those NT$1,000++ bills paid off) and deserve a fresh mobile phone at a NT$1,500 … Continue reading

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You’ve Got Mail!

Look what came in the mail! That’s what you get for losing your pink one — NT$1,600 poorer (only got the 1GB one), yet the owner of a lovely hot-red machine! Isn’t she beautiful? πŸ˜€ Aiyo, this retail therapy’s starting … Continue reading

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I Wanna! I Wanna!

Unfortunately, you can’t always get what you want. This limited edition Coach beauty costs NT$10,000 — beyond my practical budget. Regardless, it’s been a depressing week so far. Maybe I should pamper myself a bit… πŸ™‚ Then again, retail therapy … Continue reading

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I’ve realized…

…just how practical I can be. This afternoon, went to the Chunghwa Telecom Head Office after being told that as a “Platinum member,” I am entitled to a new phone, which could be discounted NT$1,500. My current phone is the … Continue reading

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16 Things About Taiwan That Drive Me Crazy

Sometimes, Taiwan just drives me nuts. Despite being here for over 4 years to date, there are still things that I can’t understand about this country. Therefore, ignoring the risk that you’ll be pummeling me with rotten eggs and tomatoes … Continue reading

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Lazy weekend

Talk about one of the best movies this year. Just this evening, watched the heart-stopping, adrenalin-pumping and testosterone-filled Frank Miller movie, “300,” which relates the based-on-the-real-story of 300 Spartans trying in vain to march against around a million Persians. Based … Continue reading

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Last weekend, I spent almost NT$5,000 only from leisurely pursuits! OMG — am becoming broke! But I couldn’t help myself. I already told you about the luxurious Thai massage — which brought my wallet back NT$1,500. And then last Sunday, … Continue reading

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