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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

RAYA HOLIDAYS @ BANGKOK

My first day in Bangkok started off with a bang, I had a great hair day from the get go and I was really ecstatic about going to eat, eat, and EATTTT. Here's a picture of me not long after I got up from bed and put on this super comfy beige maxi dress.


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A sidenote about the traffic in Bangkok, its one of the worst and most chaotic traffic nightmares any driver can endure on this planet but the really cool thing is the drivers here are relatively civilized and they are patient as well. For example, my taxi driver was trying to get off this main road to a smaller road, in order to do that he had to cut on to the lane of opposing traffic and little that he know that the lane had heavy traffic as well. It resulted in us blocking and holding up the traffic on our lane really badly as we were blocking them but surprisingly everyone kept their cool and no one even honked.

My guess is this ties in a lot to Buddhism and the teachings of patience. Fun fact: 95% or more of Thais are Buddhist and they are one of the most homogeneous populations on earth in terms of religious preaching.

And I guess when I think of Malaysia and its 'patient' drivers, "Recently, the results of a five-year study by MIROS revealed that 18% of the 13.3 million registered drivers in Malaysia came under the 'high-anger' driver category" TheStar Daily, I think some of these guys could really use some Buddhism classes, lawls.


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After having had meals in restaurants, we decided on venturing into a more local, street-style, dusty atmosphere by having our meal the way locals have it - by the roadside. And it was by far the best food we had among all our meals, it was honestly unforgettably amazing.

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Here's a picture of a salted baked fish which has a funny story to it, we didn't know that we were not supposed to eat its skin and just as we were about to eat it we realized that people around us ripped their skin apart and only ate its flesh. We had such a hard time asking our server because of some language barrier but we somehow interpreted their hand motions and wavering that we were supposed to avoid the skin. The meat of the fish was actually so fresh and flavorful that it really surprised us. If you need advice for seeking Thai food, all I can say is 'never judge Thai food by its cover' hahahaha if that makes any sense


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We headed over to the touristy section of Bangkok's Khao San Road, a place I really enjoy every single time I come here. Witnessing all the different races and faces of people from different nationalities all cramped into a single street of stores selling clothes to hawkers selling fried cockroaches and grasshoppers is something you can only find in Bangkok. Coupled with their beautiful backdrop of bars and clubs, this street is surely a must-go for anyone who comes to the Land of Smiles in my my opinion

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Sunday, July 27, 2014

GIRLS DAY OUT

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So a couple of days ago, my girlfriends and I were feeling a little bored as we just began our semester break after a longgggg and stressful 4 months of studying, assignments, projects, and exams. What did we do? We do what all girls do and just wanted to have a little time out to catch up and meet each other after we've separated for about a week since our last final exam.

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Our first stop was to a Korean BBQ restaurant in Empire Damansara, the restaurant was nicely furnished with very fine traditional korean fittings along with an ambience that gave the whole dining area a very comfortable environment. The food did take a little long to arrive so we were bored to our knees and started doing our 'wefie' session, because 'selfies' are just TOOOOOO MAINSTREAMMM


I think we took at least a hundred pictures!

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After lunch, we decided to for a high tea session in Grand Hyatt KL as we learnt that they were serving new pastries and cakes, but the cake we were looking forward to most was the 2014 Signature Cake. I had the Signature Chocolate Cake about a year ago. This time round I was just as impressed and 38 definitely lived up to its acclaimed status.

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Here's the picture of that amazing cake! (The right one) Served with dry ice all around this cake literally melts so nicely in my mouth with its perfect combination of cocoa and sweetness coated around it. We also had a plate of hazelnut crepe served with a scoop of ice-cream. What else did we have? We indulged in a bottle of white wine which was recommended by their Master Chef and…..


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Only issue of the day that kinda spoilt our day was the bloody jam, we spent about an hour going there from Empire and was stuck for another 2 freaking hours when I was dropping my girlfriends back. We were bored till death that we tried something really crazy, we waved around to random people who were stuck with us and we were literally dancing and waving our hands tirelessly in the car, smiling and screaming at them but they all had this serious and impatient look about them. I guess its after their long day at work and they all felt like going back to rest - and they all gave a certain look that was like ' what are these bunch of monkeys doing?' It was hilarious and we had so much fun together, I miss my girls already and wanna meet them again really soon!!!!





Saturday, June 28, 2014

DRACE DRESS



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                                          Dress from : http://www.double-woot.com/ 

If you have an Instagram account and wish to get free clothes,
 don't forget to stay tuned to my posts there!

There will be a VeniceMin x Doublewoot clothes giveaway contest!
Simply repost your favourite Doublewoot outfit and include the hashtag #venicexdoublewoot to stand a chance to win your fav outfit from www.double-woot.com
Remember to include @doublewoot_fashion tag too.
Do make sure your account is public.
Contest ends at 31 July 2014!
5 lucky winners will be selected and announced on 15th of August 2014! 


Photo credit to: http://www.facebook.com/NicChungPhotography/ 

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DYLAR TOP & DLOE SKIRT IN BEIGE

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Top & Bottom from : http://www.double-woot.com/ 

If you have an Instagram account and wish to get free clothes,
 don't forget to stay tuned to my posts there!

There will beVeniceMin x Doublewoot clothes giveaway contest!
Simply repost your favourite Doublewoot outfit and include the hashtag #venicexdoublewoot to stand a chance to win your fav outfit from www.double-woot.com
Remember to include @doublewoot_fashion tag too.
Do make sure your account is public.
Contest ends at 31 July 2014!
5 lucky winners will be selected and announced on 15th of August 2014! 


Photo credit to: http://www.facebook.com/NicChungPhotography/ 

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POLKADOTS MIDI SKIRT, FRENCH STYLE!


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Midi Skirt from : Http://www.sweet16.com.my/ 

Let's try French style today! I bought this hat from Miami but do not really have the chance to wear it, except now. Matched it with this stylish midi skirt. 
Look at the contrast between the two colors, so eye-catching! 
I don't have to wear anything fancy to match it with this pair of midi skirt! Just a simple top, and I'm ready to go! 

Photo credit to: http://www.facebook.com/NicChungPhotography/ 

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CHECKERED MIDI SKIRT

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Top and bottom from : Http://www.mgplabel.com/

Heels from: Http://www.shopkissandtell.net/

MGPLabel offers free shipping to Malaysia! Don't forget to purchase this lovely set of outfit from them! Midi skirt is probably the IN thing right now! So make sure to get yours now!
Photo credit to Http://www.facebook.com/NicChungPhotography/

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AMETHYST DEXIS DRESS

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Got this marvelous amethyst dexis dress from: 
http://www.double-woot.com/ 

If you have Instagram account and wish to get free clothes, don't forget to stay tuned to my posts there!

There will be a VeniceMin x Doublewoot clothes giveaway contest!
Simply repost your favourite Doublewoot outfit and include the hashtag #venicexdoublewoot to stand a chance to win your fav outfit from www.double-woot.com
Remember to include @doublewoot_fashion tag too.
Do make sure your account is public.
Contest ends at 31 July 2014!
5 lucky winners will be selected and announced on 15th of August 2014! 


Photo credit to: http://www.facebook.com/NicChungPhotography/ 

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