Beauty, Lifestyle

Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer Review: Should you get it?

Dyson Supersonic hairdryer with stand

Dyson Supersonic hairdryer made me fall in love with blowdrying my hair. And I swear this is not an overstatement. The Supersonic hairdryer retails for SGD599 and the stand, SGD128. It sums up to be a hefty SGD727. And though I’ve always wanted the hairdryer, I just couldn’t justify spending 500+ on it. Sure, I’ve heard …

Japan, Travel

Lake Kawaguchiko: A day trip from Tokyo to view Mount Fuji and cherry blossoms

Lake Kawaguchiko is one of the spots that is rising in popularity, largely due to its accessibility and gorgeous panoramic views of Mount Fuji. We also found out that it is one of the only few places in the vicinity of Tokyo that was still offering views of beautiful sakura blooms in late April. I’ve …

Japan, Travel

What not to miss at DisneySea

DisneySea claims the top spot for my favourite theme park in Japan (or anywhere else, really). The theme park is so meticulously and beautifully decorated that you will feel as though you’ve been transported to another world. Even though the rides are a bit of a letdown, the entire atmosphere and environment more than made …

Personal Finance

How I’m maximising cashback from credit cards in 2018

I have an obsession with cashback and I spend an obscene amount of time studying spending habits and planning spends by the different credit cards to see how to get the most out of credit card benefits. Last year, I got back about $700 in cashback from credit cards alone. This year, I set out …

Japan, Travel

14-day in Japan: #gram recap [Part 1]

I just came back from the most awesome trip to Japan (done over the Christmas and New Year break); it’s my third time there but probably my most enjoyable. I couldn’t stop posting all the interesting sights and experiences on Instagram so I thought what better way to recollect them than to gather the notable …

Japan, Travel

First trip to Japan: A 10-day itinerary

japan 10 day itinerary shibuya tokyo

A sample 10-day itinerary for first timers to Japan, covering Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto. This post is a condensed version of my Japan trip in late Nov/early Dec and detailed posts will come soon. We did this 10-day Japan itinerary at a leisurely pace so you can definitely cover more grounds if you wish. The …

Taiwan, Travel

Taipei vegetarian food guide

taipei vegetarian food - sarabeth mango toast copy

I went back to Taipei in August this year with my SO (he’s a lacto-ovo vegetarian) and went about trying a lot of vegetarian food. Taipei is extremely vegetarian-friendly so here’s a list of vegetarian-friendly food that we tried… Ximending Quan Zhen Vegetarian (全真素食) A small establishment tucked in one of the quieter streets in …