Singapore Art Museum – Photos

My brother pointed this place out to me at first because there was a gigantic derpy bunny balloon in its courtyard (he knows me so well!) We were headed somewhere else, so I quickly snapped a photo with my phone and looked up more info when I got home.

It’s a contemporary art museum and is quite small – I was surprised at how few exhibits there were (I told my mom it was small and she laughed at me for thinking it wouldn’t be – the entire country of Singapore is roughly the size of Manhattan). It was nice though; I went towards the end of the afternoon so there weren’t many people walking around, and I often had the entire room to myself (plus the security guard).
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S.E.A. Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa

Hello! I’ve been sitting on these photos for a couple weeks now, haha. This heat makes me so lazy @___@

I haven’t been to Sentosa in almost ten years (maybe more? I can’t even remember), and I was pretty shocked at how much it’s changed. They’ve really built it up and there’s so much to see now! For example, Sentosa is home to what is currently the world’s largest aquarium. There actually aren’t too many displays, but what they do have is gigantic and filled to the brim with all sorts of watery goodness. I love aquariums, they don’t inspire as much guilt as zoos do for some reason 😛

The entryway is a tunnel through one of their displays, with a whole bunch of manta rays! Those are my brothers on the left 😛
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Adorable Place You can Barely Find in NYC!

Hiroko's Place

It’s not difficult to find delicate and cute stuffs in Japan when you walk around the street. A lot of restaurants, snack shops, and food stalls often think of special and unique ideas to catch people’s attention and attract customers. I guess that’s how maid / butler / pet theme cafĂ© come from in Japan. But work attitude is very important also. Don’t you think Japanese food and merchandises are exquisite and lovely? Even a little pack of candy have a very nice packaging design. It is hard to find someone does not like Japanese products because they always make cute and cool stuffs.

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 5 Finale Party at XL Nightclub

When Yaling and I found out the RuPaul’s Drag Race finale was being broadcasted live in Manhattan along with a show featuring every contestant, we stalked the internet for weeks until the tickets went on sale. They finally went up in mid-April, and I promptly spent the next few weeks being super excited. I didn’t take too many photos (I WANTED TO SEE THE SHOW WITH MY EYES NOT THROUGH THE CAMERA LENS OKAY) but here are a few super sad low-quality photos because the tiny display on my point-and-shoot likes to tell me photos came out better than they actually did. crycry. I took waaay more actually, but an enraging number of them ended up being photos of the cameras and phones of people in front of me D:<

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Let’s Celebrate the Spring!


Pink colored flowers, who don’t like it?

Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom) festival does not happen in Japan only. America also celebrate the Spring.

I go to Botanic Garden for sakura almost every year, but I have never attended a Sakura Matsuri before. Last weekend was just the time when the annual Sakura Matsuri festival was, so I decided to go there to celebrate springtime and my birthday.

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It Wasn’t Me!!

Some people see children are angels, but when I look back to my childhood, I don’t think I was an angel lol

When I was in elementary school, we had a Pomeranian named Lucky. She was a good behaved dog, except when she urinated on the floor. Well, I can’t say it was all her fault because we didn’t train her well. My experience tells me it’s better to prepare a place for a new family member where s/he can sleep, dine, and urinate, before  s/he comes home.

Okay, back to the story.

As a student, we looked forward to visiting museums during class. Why? Day trip means: no lecture and no homework. However, it only happened once or twice a year. So we got very excited when we had a chance to visit a museum or factory. And we liked to buy “souvenir” at gift shop for memory.

One day, my brother came home from science museum…


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Post-No-Buy Haul!

I am not religious, but I decided to try going on a no-buy for the duration of Lent. I didn’t buy anything except food (and uh, booze)! It was pretty easy at first, since it’s not like I shop every day or anything. Plus I had made a couple online purchases before Lent started, so I still had a few things to look forward to getting, haha. It was so hard to pass up all the sales though! But it really forced me take a step back and evaluate what would have been an impulse purchase, rather than something I’d actually use regularly.

It also made me realize how much stuff I already have! Seriously. I have a lot of stuff. Especially makeup! I have so many eye shadow samples that I honestly think I won’t need to buy any for the rest of my life. My new goal is to finish at least ten of them before I let myself even consider getting any more.

ANYWAY when my no-buy ended I went on a bit of a spree x: I did mostly stick to picking up basics/essentials, like socks and underwear haha. But I did convince myself I deserved a reward 😛 So this is the slightly more interesting stuff!

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New Branches of Five Guys?!

Hi guys! I am one of the Pretty Stories writer, Veronica. This is my first time to draw for my blog post. The pictures don’t come out that good, but I hope you will like it. I will keep improving my drawing =]


Last Friday night, we went out for dinner like usual.

And here is our conversation of picking food and restaurant…

New Branches of Five Guys?! 1/6

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