Contemplations #2

Today marks one of the most tiring workdays of my month thus far, so I’m wondering if this post is brought on by the exhaustion. 

My feelings are kind of a jumble today, but mostly I’ve been leaning towards a more somber mood. You know that sense of defeat you get when you’re finally coming to terms with something you knew was bound to happen? 

See there comes a time when things you think were important stop to matter.

When objects you believed to be beautiful reveal themselves in an ugly light.

And the feelings you thought were true turn out to be lies.

I am terrified of being the fool who gets caught by surprise, so maybe it’s time that I just accept it. 

Everything changes.

Fashion & Beauty

My shopping experience


I’ve been away from this space for so long I’d forgotten what it looks like! Today I want to share my experience ordering from this relatively new online shopping site called Althea. It focuses on Korean beauty products, which is something my brother and I have been super fond of lately.

Now the reason why I decided to purchase from Althea is because the prices of the items in this store are CRAZY cheap compared to other online stores selling the same items. Plus they offer special freebies of full-sized products!


I can’t resist a good deal you guys. (So no, this is NOT sponsored.)

My package came exactly 7 days after I placed my order. That’s 5 working days to be exact, which is fair enough since they did promise a maximum of 8 days to deliver. My order came in a lovely sturdy box and each item inside was bubble wrapped for safety.

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Journal, Photographs, Wanderlust

The Dubai Dazzle

I just finished my travel diaries over on my other blog about my December trip to the UAE and I feel like doing a little happy dance right now! Seven freaking parts! I prepped for a loooong time but I suppose it’s all worth it. I’m planning to make a magazine-style picture book actually.

Dubai is a place that consistently made me look around in open-mouthed wonder at everything. Perhaps it is the unfamiliarity of it all; the fact that this is my first encounter with a country that isn’t so inclined towards either Asian or Western cultures like I am so used to seeing.

It must be the uniqueness of it all. It is after all my first time being in the desert, and the charms are so very different from anything I’ve ever experienced.

In my mind no words can really describe Dubai, and photographs can only attempt to capture it. You’d have to experience it to fully understand the magic, but a little bit of that magic can leak through images and words too. I hope. Which is why I made such an effort to write my Travel Diaries and edit my travel video. No idea if anybody’s reading it, but anyway I’ll do a little rundown over here of my favourite places alongside my favourite snapshots!

Gimme more pictures! >>