Family trips

Our little princess Abigail has been traveling with us since 4 months old. Stay tune for more of our family trips!

Honeymoon in Maldives

A place where romance begins... And there is never a blue as beautiful as the waters of Maldives!

Sinchow Vietnam!

Go to Vietnam. Indulge yourself in the peaceful Hmong villages in Sapa, or experience cruising at The New 7 Wonders of Nature - Halong Bay.

Go West to U.S.

Napa Valley! San Francisco! And Monterey!.

Bali oh Bali~

We've done it 3 times!! Couple trip 2009, friends trip 2010, and family trip 2014.

Hello Macau, the oriental Portugal

Walking the oriental Europe. Remember to taste the most authentic Portuguese tarts!.


I was just a touch-and-go tourist in a short 3 days...

Babymoon in Boracay

Sea, sand, sun. And a new family member in my tummy!

Marrakech, a hidden jewel

Of palm groves, fire dancing, and dromedaries.

Siem Reap - day and night

Back to the ancient kingdom and find the tomb raider in you.

Home Cooking

Just some recipes and home cuisine for my family and baby.

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December 29, 2008

Hello I'm in Singapore now~

Princess Cheryl's thought of the day:- Ik denk uiterst aan u... Sitting alone in the hotel room now makes me feel like rotting... Thought of going to Clarke Quay but it's really boring when I need to walk alone by the riverside when having foot ache...

This is me right now...tired eyes, oily face, and my legs are soring..

Finally I finished hanging all my clothes after bathed.

Been busy all day long since woke up at 8am this morning. I nearly overslept! Luckily I've checked in my flight last night or else...oooo...

It's my first business trip to Singapore (SGP). Been there for 2 times but was on vacation with family. First time we took a train, then for the second trip we went by bus. My third time to SGP...finally~ I can fly there, but for work!! In this period of recession, it's really killing my pocket if I need to pay for a flight.

The sky's gloomy since early morning, and raining still when I boarded the plane. Due to Christmas season, I can pretend that I'm travelling to some places which snows... Looking through the window.

39,000m above the sea, the sky's not that blue though...

Snacks served, but I forgot to see the name before I swallowed everything.

What I can remember is there were shrimp and cheese stuffed inside. Yummy cheezee~

Seats were not full, and beside me was vacant. Nothing to do in 1 I started camwhoring. Hahhaha... No make up, hopefully I don't look too pale. Actually I don't make up most of the time lar.

After landing, I boarded a taxi to the hotel. On the way I bid hello to 'THE EYE'. SGP really is a planned city, all the way from Changi Airport to Chinatown, there one word to describe all - straight. Roads are damn straight!

Well, I really love this sunshade. Love things with da' bling~bling~

If you wonder how 'small' my room is, I can get another 9 people to sleep on the floor.

And I have free internet access for 24 hours. Thus am chatting with you guys now lor. Some more there's a nice office table for me to put all my documents and laptop. Nice nail colour? KS said he saw piggy legs. #%$%#%

Nice armchair for a princess.

This is not an advertisement... only that I love to take photos...and I love the blurry effect...

Or do you like this one? Looks like commercial shooting yea? Well, I don't mind to do a shooting if anyone is willing to pay.

So, my first station was Chinatown. I walked from Furama City Centre to the Chinatown MRT station then search for the right exit.

Chinatown, of course you can see lots of lanterns and chinese-y decorations. Feels like walking in Hong Kong or China.

Thought of going into the Chinatown Heritage Centre but if not mistaken need to pay $$ lor. So I didn't go in. $$ for buying souvenirs.

All ready for the coming Chinese New Year. Lot more to buy. If only I have more $$ in my pocket.

Old folks meet up for leisure. So many old folks...

I walked for almost 2 hours yet cannot find any food that attracted me. I decided to turn back and take MRT to Bugis for food! Yeap. Bugis. Cheap and more choices. I'm thinking of ice-cream~ hot weather and I miss ice-cream.

Chinatown Trishaw Tour. The plaque. And my feet.

Temple. Hawker stalls. Temple. Hawker stalls. That's Chinatown.

Bid goodbye to Chinatown and off I went to Bugis.

Thought of going for some local delights but...erm...I walked into Swensons. Lamb chop with almond.

Watching people passing by...

First time eating alone at overseas...haiz...

And Merri-Mint!!

Christmas favourite tree of all time. Mine is only 3 ft at home...

Silver horses and glass ornaments. So romantic.

Here comes the interesting part - BUGIS STREET!! Buy all you can lor.

Just opposite Bugis Junction. Big contrast. Expensive vs. cheap.

There are plenty to eat.

And plenty to buy. I bought myself lots of face masks... Muahahahahahha.... I pamper my face all the while. =p

And guess what?! I found tteok-bok-ki at Bugis Junction!!

But the taste...erm...only 30% of that I had in Korea. Mainly because of the sauce. So after eating I wrote this post lor. Now need to say good night since tomorrow will be starting work already. No more fooling around.

Goede Nacht~ Slaap lekker.

December 25, 2008

No me Ames

Princess Cheryl's thought of the day:- Fallin' in love with lyrics. Music is the only path to touch every soul...

Dime porque lloras
de felicidad
y porque te ahogas
por la soledad
di porque me tomas
fuerte asi, mis manos
y tus pensamientos
te van llevando

Yo te quiero tanto
y porque sera
loco testarudo
no lo dudes mas
aunque en el futuro
haya un muro enorme
yo no tengo miedo
quiero enamorarme

No me ames
porque pienses
que parezco diferente
tu no piensas que es lo justo
ver pasar el tiempo juntos

No me ames
que comprendo
la mentira que seria
Si tu amor no merezco
no me ames
mas quedate otro dia

No me ames
porque estoy perdido
porque cambie el mundo
porque es el destino
porque no se puede
somos un espejo
y tu asi serias
lo que yo de mi reflejo

No me ames
para estar muriendo
dentro de una guerra
llena de arrepentimientos
No me ames
para estar en tierra
quiero alzar el vuelo
con tu gran amor
por el azul del cielo

No se que decirte
esa es la verdad
si la gente quiere
sabe lastimar

Tu y yo partiremos
ellos no se mueven
pero en este cielo
sola no me dejes

No me dejes, no me dejes
no me eschuches
si te digo "no me ames"
no me dejes, no desarmes
mi corazon con ese "no me ames"

No me ames, te lo ruego
mi amargura dejame
sabes bien, que no puedo
que es inutil
que siempre te amare

No me ames
pues te hare sufrir
con este corazon que
se lleno de mil inviernos
no me ames
para asi olvidarte
de tus dias grises
quiero que me ames
solo por amarme

No me ames
tu y yo volaremos
uno con el otro
y seguiremos siempre juntos
este amor es como el sol que sale
tras de la tormenta
como dos cometas
en la misma estela

No me ames
No me ames
No me ames

No, no me ames
No me ames
No me ames
No me ames.

December 22, 2008

Looking through your eyes

Princess Cheryl's thought of the day:- Hard times never end... from one stage to another... however I will learn to grow up one step at a time. How long does the winding road have to take? Gimme some hints... help me cope the conflicts in me...

Look at the sky
Tell me what do you see
Just close your eyes
And describe it to me
The heavens are sparkling
With starlight tonight
That's what I see
Through your eyes

I see the heavens
Each time that you smile
I hear your heartbeat
Just go on for miles
And suddenly I know
My life is worth while
That's what I see
Through your eyes

Here in the night
I see the sun
Here in the dark
Our two hearts are one
It's out of our hands
We can't stop what we have begun
And love just took me by surprise
Looking through your eyes

I look at myself
And instead I see us
Whoever I am now
It feels like enough
And I see a girl
Who is learning to trust
That's who I see through your eyes

Here in the night
I see the sun
Here in the dark
Our two hearts are one
It's out of our hands
We can't stop what we have begun
And love just took me by surprise
Looking through your eyes

And there are some things we don't know
Sometimes a heart just needs to go
And there is so much I'll remember
Underneath the open sky with you forever

Here in the night
I see the sun
Here in the dark
Our two hearts are one
It's out of our hands
We can't stop what we have begun
And love just took me by surprise
Looking through your eyes

December 19, 2008

Can you keep a secret?

Santa came to me this morning...and brought me something that I asked for. Colleagues kept asking me "WHO?!". I'm not gonna tell who my santa is....I've been smiling all day long...


Someone once said to me, "Secrets are meant to be told...secretly". I think it's quite true, because I'm sure most of you would have done this before...

"Hey..I got something to tell you, but make sure you don't tell other people ya."

In the end what happen? It becomes an open secret. Agree?

Now...I have a secret...not just secret but TOP SECRET. You get what I mean? Like those movie scenes in M.I.3...Top Secret! 3 more months then only it can be revealed. Instruction from top down, it's gonna be a surprise for everyone, only the involved can talk secretly about it...and it's driving me crazy! So there's no way I can tell..

Gosh! 3 months still... I'm waiting to see everyone's surprised face. =)

December 17, 2008

Stay tuned...

Am very busy these days...too tied up with tasks. I'm multi-tasking! Still considered job secured I suppose... Going to Singapore for business trip after Christmas. =) Post a photo to attract a little attention first. Feeling grateful to have more readers lately. Thanks dear for being my most passionate fan.

December 15, 2008

More than just an essence mask

I'm pretty sure that most of the ladies are consuming essence mask sheet as part of their beauty rituals. So am I. Nice scent and easy-to-use, and further more, no washing required! That's the best part of it.

I just lurveee essence mask~ My weekly usage is about 2 pieces in average. What more can an essence mask supply to you besides the nutrients for your face? Have you think about it? Paying around RM6-RM30 for more than a 15-minute temptation on your face... =)

This is what I usually do after putting on the essence pulp onto my face.
Yes~yes~ the remaining essence! Don't throw away the packing yet!!

Pour it out and apply to your arms and legs as moisturizer.

A simple 2-in-1 step for skin care from face to toe~ Nice isn't it? Even the daily body lotion cannot provide you so many different types of indulgences. I always like it that I never really use body lotion.

December 14, 2008

Starwalk 2008

Brought exclusively for you from Princess Cheryl...Penang Starwalk 2008.

Today I break my own record. I mean, I've never drive my stamina to the maximum because of my fast hearbeat rate. My family especially my mom always stop me from doing agressive exercise. I've tried to walk for continuous one hour once, but then today I doubled my record!!! Woohooo~ I finished the route in 1 hour 45 minutes nonstop. =) And coming back in a piece.

Waked up after receiving morning call from my bestie Ching Foong. They're already having breakfast!! You see, my house is just 5 minutes away from PISA (Penang International Sports Arena) so why would I wake up so early??! Going for dim sum at 5.30am?! That's a NO NO for me... Even though Noel said he'd go and ta pau the food, I still insisted that I'd have beverage at home then only meet them up.

The sky was still dark at 6.30am...I really didn't know why would I join this stupid walking competition lor.. Furthermore 'someone' did some mistakes when submitting my participation form and made me a non-competition walker!! Damn it! Only me became the outlyer.

More than 10,000 people participated in this event, and I really couldn't find them in the big crowd. OH NO~~ And then when I registered myself to get the yellow band as a qualified walker, the staff told me that the competition group walkers will start 15 minutes earlier. I felt like wanna strangle that 'someone' to death!

So okay, what can I do?? Luckily I brought along my LUMIX. =) My all time favourite best friend. Not motivated anymore to finish the track, but to snap photos for blogging lor.

I've never seen PISA so beautiful!!

Volunteers have started their tasks. So am I on photografieren.

Others have their group, but I'm alone... *sob sob*

Even the aunties got gang! I called my gang and they'd already started.

So I headed to the starting line and wait for the time to arrive.

Waiting...waiting... Wenzi has not yet reached. So it's impossible that I can get a partner for this walk then...


I walked quite fast as I was hoping to be able to meet up with my gang somewhere on the way because they said they just passed the traffic light at the cross junction of FTZ. I was already reaching the first traffic light in front of Sunshine Square.

Ok, turning right heading towards the airport! But they were already in front of OSRAM. S.H.I.T.

Nothing much to do ler... Oh, airplane~ *snap*

Continue walking~walking~walking~ So I reached the junction in front of my neighbourhood.... Really felt like wanna make a turn and go back to sleep.

Then reach the roadside of Snake Temple. I started to notice that more and more competition group walkers were just in front of me. So was I really that fast?!

Walk walk walk walk and an hour passed. Finally reached TheStar office!!

The first stop is just another few hundred metres away!! I was so damn thirsty. Need to get some isotonic drinks.

100PLUS!!! I couldn't take any photos here because everyone was squeezing to grab a cuppa 100PLUS...

Then the journey continued~ Made a right turn at the airport and now at the second half of the route. Mission to be accomplished because really no turning back lar.

Was stuck in groups of competition walkers. Ok, I did move fast! The road was quiet and peaceful in morning breeze. You can even hear birds chirping. Some people switched on the radio speaker and I had free music too.

So then came the toughest part that I hate hate HATE the most - going uphill!!! Can you see the crowds in front?? Ants walking uphill.

Voluntary staffs standby along the roadside. I really thought of pretending to faint then maybe I can sit in the car and sent straight back to PISA without walking.


Signboards showing direction.

Honestly if I need to carry my baby throughout the walk, I rather don't participate. I can be considered committing suicide...I'm not like others.

Yoohoo!!! PISA! PISA!! Can you see that?

Motivation's back because I need water!! But some people's motivation is based on food...running with 2 packets of nasi lemak!!

You know what, this is one of the happiest moment in my life -- the finishing line!!~


Time for reunion!! I rushed into the arena to look for my gang. They just arrived 5 minutes before me.

DIGI ballons everywhere. They seemed like had trademarked "yellow".

So what have they got in the booth? Free massage!

The exhausted me~

Breakfast for grab. Coffee..Milo...100PLUS...banana...biscuits...corn flakes in milk...

Now you see and now you don't...I mean the banana.

The Philips Lumileds walkers...

Blue sky and white cloud... Even the cloud also shaped like banana. Or was I too hungry then?

Resting in front of the swimming arena. Waiting for lucky draw moments.

We went into the arena at 10am. Looks more like a concert going on huh!

They even had Variety Show to entertain the people. Wenzi reached quite late because his gang made a stop in the middle of the competition and went for breakfast...walau!! Then later he went to the Bloggiful Event at Paradise Hotel so he left early.

So this is it. End of our walk and going home without even a prize. See my tired face...but Ching Foong still can smile.

The lucky draw ended at damn long because the emcee was damn cheong hei and the lucky winners were so slow to respond...and so I missed the fishing tournament at Queensbay. Aaarrgghhh!!! Sorry folks...couldn't make it there.

So will I go to Starwalk 2009?? Depends lor...but DEFINTELY A "NO" if I'm being grouped in the non-competition group AGAIN! Hey I'm qualified for the competition group wor!!

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