Boracay: Paradise Found 27Nov- 3rd December 2013

Please excuse my procrastination. I am being held up by school work and Team Fortress 2(whoever plays this, please comment and add me!). Here is the very much awaited Boracay post.

I remember, 2 weeks before I’m bound for Boracay,Typhoon Haiyan hit Philippines. I, like every other traveler, was worried out of my mind on what will become of my trip, since it was on the news that the typhoon did, indeed hit Boracay. I checked Tripadvisor several times, refreshing the page every 5 minutes to see updates on what the other travelers(who were already there) wrote about the situation. I also wrote several emails to the resort that I’m staying, and the staff have been really reassuring, telling me that they have not been really affected except for power outages.

I decided to just YOLO (with wit, since I bought travel insurance just in case. I don’t usually have the habit to buy travel insurance since I would rather spend those extra moolahs on the trip itself.) and go ahead with my trip.

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Tag: 100 Questions No One Ever Asks

I was tagged by a friend, so here it is.

Questions:

1:Do you sleep with your closet doors open or closed?
Closed

2:Do you take the shampoos and conditioner bottles from hotels?
Who doesn’t??

3:Do you sleep with your sheets tucked in or out?
In. I have a phobia that someone might grab my feet while I’m sleeping

4:Have you ever stolen a street sign before?
Nope, I’m a great citizen.

5:Do you like to use post-it notes?
Used to, for my bulky Law textbooks, until I decided to just fold the pages

6:Do you cut out coupons but then never use them?
Ha! Yes!

7:Would you rather be attacked by a big bear or a swarm of a bees?
Bear, since I know how to deal with them (playing dead, I think), and bees are just full of nopes.

8:Do you have freckles?
Nope

9:Do you always smile for pictures?
Sometimes, seldom for photoshoots, since I had an issue with my teeth.

10:What is your biggest pet peeve?
Parents not controlling their kids in public, pet owners not giving their pets the best, people who put their bags on the seats of buses and trains, oh so many! I can go on forever.

11:Do you ever count your steps when you walk?
Nope. I probably only do that when climbing stairs though

12:Have you ever peed in the woods?
No

13:What about pooped in the woods?
No

14:Do you ever dance even if there’s no music playing?
All the freaking time!

15:Do you chew your pens and pencils?
Used to, but i stopped somewhere in Secondary school/Middle school

16:How many people have you slept with this week?
Er, only myself?

17:What size is your bed?
Single

18:What is your Song of the week?
Blank Space by Taylor Swift

19:Is it okay for guys to wear pink?
Why not?

20:Do you still watch cartoons?
Hardly

21:Whats your least favorite movie?
Crap, this stumped me. I actually really love movies, and most of them really wowed me. But if I have to say, I would probably say the Amazing Spiderman. Toby Maguire is and always will be, the original Spiderman!  Please don’t shoot me.

22:Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?
If I had, I wouldn’t tell you.

23:What do you drink with dinner?
Mostly Iced Green Tea and hot soup.

24:What do you dip a chicken nugget in?
From Macdonald’s? Curry sauce.

25:What is your favorite food?
Japanese!

26:What movies could you watch over and over and still love?
Hmm… Moulein Rouge, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Step Up and Centre Stage

27:Last person you kissed/kissed you?
My man

28:Were you ever a boy/girl scout?
Nope

29:Would you ever strip or pose nude in a magazine?
NO WAY!

30:When was the last time you wrote a letter to someone on paper?
Erm, a few years ago, for Valentine’s day to my man

31:Can you change the oil on a car?
no

32:Ever gotten a speeding ticket?
no

33:Ever ran out of gas?
no

34:Favorite kind of sandwich?
Tuna or sardine

35:Best thing to eat for breakfast?
BACON and SCRAMBLED EGGS!! Oh, and Macdonald breakfast!

36:What is your usual bedtime?
I mostly sleep around 12.30 am to 1am, wake up feeling like s**t, vowing to sleep early and feeling lethargic the whole day. Go home, access internet, and sleep at 12.30 am. I know, its a vicious cycle

37:Are you lazy?
YES!!!!

38:When you were a kid, what did you dress up as for Halloween?
I didn’t dress up for Halloween when I was a kid since there’s not much of a Halloween culture here in Singapore. I first dressed up as an Undead Bride in my late teens for a club’s Halloween event

39:What is your Chinese astrological sign?
Snake

40:How many languages can you speak?
3. English, Chinese and Spanish. I am however, going to learn a 4th, which will be French

41:Do you have any magazine subscriptions?
Nope

42:Which are better legos or lincoln logs?
Lincoln Logs? No idea what that is, so I’ll go with Legos

43:Are you stubborn?
Guilty!

44:Who is better…Leno or Letterman?
Leno? I only know Letterman, so yea, Letterman.

45:Ever watch soap operas?
Yeap, favourite ones are: The Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars and Revenge

46:Are you afraid of heights?
Yes, but God knows how I can become a certified outdoor instructor who used to specialise in High Elements

47:Do you sing in the car?
all the time

48:Do you sing in the shower?
Nope, but I once danced in the shower and almost died

49:Do you dance in the car?
Yes

50:Ever used a gun?
Yes, when I was in Vietnam, there was an attraction that lets you shoot rifles in a shooting range

51:Last time you got a portrait taken by a photographer?
Last year, for my Brother’s graduation photo.

52:Do you think musicals are cheesy?
Hell no! I LOVE MUSICALS! Mama mia, here I go again~~~~

53:Is Christmas stressful?
Slightly, especially now that I’m working, I strive to get practical presents that I know my friends and families will love and especially hate it when I receive things like Bath foams and soaps. What are you trying to tell me?? That I smell??

54:Ever eat a pierogi?
What’s that?

55:Favorite type of fruit pie?
Apple pie

56:Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?
A veterinarian.

57:Do you believe in ghosts?
Kinda, to a certain extend

58:Ever have a Deja-vu feeling?
ALL THE TIME

59:Take a vitamin daily?
Nope, used to but I’ll feel really sick and want to throw up after. Sooo yea..

60:Wear slippers?
All the time! Its the Singaporean style, to even wear slippers to town.

61:Wear a bath robe?
Nope

62:What do you wear to bed?
An oversized shirt and panties

63:First concert?
For a taiwanese boy band called 5566.

64:Wal-Mart, Target or Kmart?
I’ve only been to Walmart and Target when I was in the US, so Target.

65:Nike or Adidas?
Nike

66:Cheetos Or Fritos?
Cheetos all the way!

67:Peanuts or Sunflower seeds?
Sunflower seeds. Hate all types of nuts, maybe except coconut =p

68:Ever hear of the group Tres Bien?
no

69:Ever take dance lessons?
Yea, every week for Intermediate Ballet
70:Is there a profession you picture your future spouse doing?
Anything where he wears a suit everyday!

71:Can you curl your tongue?
Yeap

72:Ever won a spelling bee?
Nope, but I’m well-known amongst my friends as a walking dictionary

73:Have you ever cried because you were so happy?
no

74:Own any record albums?
no

75:Own a record player?
no

76:Regularly burn incense?
nope.

77:Ever been in love?
Yeap, and still am =)

78:Who would you like to see in concert?
Spice Girls or Britney Spears

79:What was the last concert you saw?
Katy Perry, when she was here for F1

80:Hot tea or cold tea?
It depends. If I’m in an air conditioned room, hot tea, if not, then cold

81:Tea or coffee?
I drink both. I cannot function without coffee in the morning(yea, office work does that to you) but I much prefer Tea.

82:Sugar or snickerdoodles?
What’s snickerdoodles?

83:Can you swim well?
Yeap

84:Can you hold your breath without holding your nose?
Yea

85:Are you patient?
I am, but I hate waiting, especially for people. Does that make sense?

86:DJ or band, at a wedding?
Band. Maroon 5, please come crash my wedding!

87:Ever won a contest?
I don’t think so

88:Ever have plastic surgery?
Nope

89:Which are better black or green olives?
Hate olives

90:Can you knit or crochet?
Nope

91:Best room for a fireplace?
Most people will say living room, but I would rather it be in the bedroom, then my room will be all toasty and warm

92:Do you want to get married?
Obviously

93:If married, how long have you been married?
Not married

94:Who was your HS crush?
Although I’m from an all girls school, I would say an Ice hockey player whose name I will not disclose. He went on to crushing on me but I’ve moved on by then. Haha

95:Do you cry and throw a fit until you get your own way?
Ewww no

96:Do you have kids?
No, I’m not married

97:Do you want kids?
Yes

98:Whats your favorite color?
So many! But right now, I would say Turquoise

99:Do you miss anyone right now?
Yea, my man

BONUS JONAS: Something that happened in the Middle School:

Back in Secondary 1( Singapore’s equivalent for high school age), my school decided to change the uniform, and the new uniform came with ‘school shoes’ from Fila. So basically, everyone in my grade wears the same shoes. One day during music class(we were suppose to remove our shoes and leave it outside the music room), my godsis and I decided to go to the toilet together, and before going back into class, mess up everyone’s shoes while safekeeping our own in a corner. So yea, after music class was a disaster as everyone were suddenly wearing everyone’s shoes. It was hilarious and no one ever knew the culprits

The people I wanna tag are Bernie and Sylvia. Have fun!

No pain no gain weekend

Phew! What a weekend!

This whole weekend has just been so hectic, it’s even difficult to breathe.

So I went to tighten my braces again after a tuition class on Saturday, and gosh was it painful. It definitely wasn’t as painful as the very first time putting it on, but I haven’t experience this pain in a long time! So I went with pink and red this time, red for Chinese New Year, and pink for Valentine’s Day.

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PADI Open Water Certification 11-13 July 2014

What a start to the new year!

I wish I can charm you by saying how magical the new year has been with the champagnes and the parties that will make Katy Perry blush, but no, I have to fall gravely ill, sort of.  A fever that wouldn’t go away, a throat that itches and yet hurts with every cough, and a nose that can never decide if it wants to get stuck or start running. I shall not get into the off-putting description, but if you are interested……….

200

email me, and I will give you up to the tiniest detail. Nah, I’m joking.

(I’m serious, email me)

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