Yearly Archives: 2022

Perth: Cafe Elixir with my Cousin

I should have listened to my cousin and opted for her suggestions of instagrammable cafes by the beach. No reservations were allowed here at Cafe Elixir, and even though it was packed my cousin managed to snag us a table. … Continue reading

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Perth: Joondalup Lake is a Cherished Place in My Heart (Neil Hawkins Park)

My uncle always tells me about how he loves to take a walk by the Joondalup Lake, so I have been yearning to see the place in person. My sweet cousin drove us there and it was even more lovely … Continue reading

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Manifesting Works: First Trip in 3 Years

Been meaning to blog about my first trip out of Singapore in 3 years and 3 months, but have felt too overwhelmed by the weather differences to commence writing. The average temperature in Perth and Western Australia was around 11 … Continue reading

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Char Siew Rice at Kim Heng Roasted Meat

This meal was so incredibly satisfying as I haven’t had this for more than 2 years (we both missed a lot of hawker food trying to stay safe during the covid uncertainty period). It was beyond tasty and I could … Continue reading

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Exploring Toa Payoh Lorong 1 Hawker Centre with My Cousin: Come Daily Hokkien Mee & Uggli Muffins

Had another wonderful day out with my cousin from Australia and B. So glad we could have a proper hawker meal and a wet version of Hokkien Mee which is what she likes best. There are also dry versions and … Continue reading

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Feel So Happy Meeting with Two of My Cousins After Almost 4 Years

I have social anxiety, but I don’t feel it with people I’m comfortable with like my cousins. I practically saw them grow up, being the much older cousin. They were the cutest toddlers. It’s true what they say about cousins … Continue reading

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Grateful for Relaxing Moments: Flat Whites & Lattes at Cosy Cafes

It’s when I feel the most relaxed outside. I like going back to the same places. Cafe Aux Bacchanale and Da Paolo Gastronomia. Familiar friendly faces, good quality and comfy chairs. I do have social anxiety as I imagine many … Continue reading

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Lovely to See My Cousin After More than 2 Years

We met for a buffet at The Straits Kitchen Hyatt. The quality of food is good and the service very polite and attentive. One of the staff, Huri, took the effort to redo the teh halia (ginger tea) for my … Continue reading

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Tambuah Mas: Indonesian Food in Singapore (& A Visit to the Ophthalmologist)

This place has been around for decades, but I haven’t been here since the 90’s. Very delicious at the Paragon branch. My sister treated us after a visit to the ophthalmologist. Eyes were dilated, so everything was blurry. It still … Continue reading

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So Sinfully Good

Craving chicken burgers lately and the regular one from Shake Shack is so yummy. I didn’t like their special dark meat one. Generous amount of fresh lettuce and pickles. The bun is so deliciously soft and buttery. Only thing it’s … Continue reading

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