thank God for the long weekends. had pretty much time to rest, spend some “ME” time, and of course met up with some good buddies of mine! 🙂

& something I recently discovered about myself…I used to hate being alone. But now I realise that when I’m alone, I dont have any unnecessary pressure being placed on me. I could just seat at a cafe and enjoy my book, drink my coffee/latte whatever at my own pace. Not that I love being alone now. I guess I’m learning to embrace solitude. & it’s a good thing because it gives me time to reflect on life, what I should do with my life, so on and so forth. It’s fun to be “invisible” sometimes.

I dont really have a bucket list of things that I want to do for the rest of the year because I’m afraid I won’t be able to complete it and end up feeling more disappointed. For example, rent a car and drive gramps around; do more volunteer work; go back to dancing again; travel more; read more; join a ministry etc. There’s a limit to how much we can handle all at once. so just take things a step at a time…I’m just so exhausted everyday after internship that I would nap on the way home and end up nodding my head off till it nearly touches the shoulders of the other commuters around me. Why do I feel so old now? D:

Did a image heavy post on my Dayre blog. stay tuned for more updates there! 😀

Went into JB for a night trip with Cindy & Terence… did massage, ear candling and had wanton mee for supper. Mad hungry that I ordered medium portion of noodles. The plate was so small that the noodles and ingredients nearly spilled out! But the roasted charsiew was nice. Food was cheap too. Yums! Reached sg back at 3+ish in the morning. & for the first time since I passed my driving license in 5 months, I finally drove for a short distance before we returned the car. Felt a bit scared at first but managed to drive smoothly (according to Cindy who sat beside me as I drove). So yeaaa. Was really glad to be able to drive even if it was for a short while. 🙂
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Went to watch Dawn of the planet of the apes with Ken on Sunday. The show was better than expected! And I found myself tearing up at certain parts of the show. Somehow I think the fault in our stars is nicer because of the tear factor involved. Haha ok whatever~
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So today was the first day of internship. Had orientation and was pretty confusing with the abbreviations used for financial assistance application forms. There were at least 4-5 different forms and certain terms. Didnt know the # sign means fracture in medical terms. And we always use it for hash tags on instagram hahaha. #somuchforhashtags

Felt sleepy at different times of the day and had a headache going on for about 80% of the time so I was struggling not to rest or fall asleep though I was very much tempted to! The rest of this week’s gonna be orientation too so I hope that it would just get better as time goes by and when I’m more familiar with the job operations. 🙂

Time to sleep soon. Goodnight folks! 🙂

My trip to Bangkok

Went with Yahui to bangkok for a 4D3N trip! Loved the hotel which we stayed in. It was pretty cosy and spacious and had the amenities we needed. Felt that it was pretty rush though.. because we tried to stick to our itinerary and had to make minor changes to it here and there.. tried cafe hopping for the first time ever in BKK and it’s mad tiring trying to figure out our way around cos we got lost somehow occassionally. cafe food is kinda pricey there somehow.. would have preferred to splurge more on clothes instead. hahaha. oh well, just for the experience! may try Mr Jones Orphanage and Mr Bean’s cafe the next time I’m at bkk since they will be more accessible and convenient.. 🙂

didnt really buy that many clothes this time round too. laid my eyes on several outfits which I regretted not getting. All I can say is not to hesitate when you wanna get some stuffs cos the next time u want to get it, it may be gone. & make sure you try to get it wholesale to save costs. of course it would be good if your friends have the same kinda fashion sense as you! wholesale pricing is usually 3pcs and above…
went to Asiatique for dinner…. due to time shortage we didnt drink there. just bought souvenirs back and walked around a little. It’s a nice place to chillax. A friend recommended me to take the ferris wheel. I think I would, the next time I’m back at BKK 😀

Oh and if you intend to shop at platinum mall, go to 4th floor and below cos there’s nth much above those level… you can spend several hours just there shopping. I would suggest that you go to Pratunam market area first and the baiyoke gallery/red corner plaza to shop cos the things there are about 20% cheaper than in Platinum mall. Morning market starts from as early as 6am so be there early to take a look around! I think you can easily spend 1.5-2hrs just to shop thoroughly.. the stalls are outside Baiyoke Sky Tower/Hotel so you shouldn’t have a problem finding it.

Saeb Saeb was closed on 3rd and 4th July so we could only head there on 5th July. Thankfully didnt have to wait long for seats! and the store just opened around 9am when we went there so the food was pretty fresh 😀 I can never get sick and tired of their delicious wanton mee. The oil and pork lard they use really makes it so delish!!even when I was in BKK I kept raving about it to Leon, till he was also tempted but too bad he cant eat it since he was in SG. hahaha. 😛 just google Saeb Seab Wanton Mee for reviews on that!

For those who intend to head to Central World plaza, u can go on the same day as your visit to platinum mall since it’s about max. 10 minutes walk away from each other. Central World has expanded and there’s a new extension of the mall called GROOVE. closes at 1am in the morning so it’s good for those who like to hang around and shop till late. You can find Marks & Spencer there, H&M, Coach, Jim Thompson just to name a few and of course wider dining options. Much nearer to Pratunam area than going all the way to Siam. Siam has got Siam Square (Som Tam Nua, Banh Khun Mae and Mango Tango are located around here) Siam Centre, Siam Discovery Walk and Siam Paragon so that can be easily covered altogether.

On our last night there after visiting Chatuchak Market, we went for Mookata around victory monument station. its about 3 mins walk away from the station. Go past Century shopping mall, cross the road and walk past the steak shop Eat Am Are. it’s just nearby! Ended our night by heading to Baiyoke Sky’s roof top bar at Level 83. The view was nice (though I still think Goldcoast’s level 72 has a nicer view with the surfer’s paradise beach view. haha ok im not biased! its a fact) and the 400 Baht ticket to the tower included a complimentary drink. Ordered one more round of cocktails after that and headed back to the hotel. Was so sleepy after drinking that I fell asleep on the sofa while waiting for Yahui to finish her bath. ended up not packing our luggages at all. hahah. and I woke up at 1+ am (sgt 2+) to shower before conking out on bed again.

so that pretty much sums up my trip to BKK. stay tuned for my picture blogposts which would be out by this friday 🙂

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