Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Eat Shop Go On 2 Wheels in Taiwan

Eat, shop & go on two wheels in Taiwan!
Before that grab the best travel deals at Taiwan Travel Fair

Whether you are considering a first or subsequent visits to Taiwan, there’s never a better time to tour the island than in 2015! Taiwan Tourism Bureau Kuala Lumpur (TTBKL) is organising its first-ever Taiwan Travel Fair in Malaysia. With the theme of “Time to Enjoy Life”, it will be held at 1 Utama Shopping Centre, where the public can get the best deals for Taiwan travel at this one-stop event from 25 to 29 March 2015.

With the first Taiwan Travel Fair, TTBKL hopes to present great value travel deals to Malaysian families. They have tied up with top Taiwanese and Malaysian travel agencies to offer a variety of exciting packages and the most attractive travel deals for all destinations in Taiwan. This also includes customised packages or tours specially-catered for Muslim visitors. 

For visitors of the fair who purchase any tour package from participating agents, they stand a chance to participate in a lucky draw for every RM500 spent. Prizes include Taipei return flight tickets sponsored by China Airlines and Eva Airways; and East Asia cruise on Star Aquarius, Star Virgo and Aquarius liners sponsored by Star Cruises. So do make a date with us and visit the Taiwan Tourism Fair to bring back these fabulous prizes!

The Taiwan Travel Fair will be held at the Oval concourse in 1 Utama Shopping Centre from 25 to 29 March 2015. Opens 10 am daily. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/tbrockl !

Based on a survey conducted by Taiwan Tourism in 2012, the top attractions for inbound tourists are sights and sceneries, food and shopping. As such, the Taiwan Travel Fair will also highlight three major experiences under the theme of “Time to Enjoy Life”:

Time to Eat
When it comes to food, Taiwan has it all. Dine like royalty without paying a king’s ransom for it. From juicy seasonal fruits, sumptuous traditional Chinese dishes, healthy vegetarian dishes, icy desserts to creative tea drinks, Taiwanese cuisine makes full use of local ingredients and age-old techniques to surprise and satisfy your palate. Don’t forget the world-famous night markets, filled with the enticing aromas of delicious street food and snacks!

Time to Shop
Taiwan is a shopaholic’s dream come true, with many large shopping centres and chain department stores in all four corners of the island. Shop for anything you want, from high-quality made-in-Taiwan 3C products, to famous highland tea and handmade weavings. For the fashion lover, all kinds of affordable clothing, leather goods and branded products are at your fingertips. In Taiwan, you are sure to find just about everything you want.

Time to go on Two Wheels
These days, the LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability) trend is gaining popularity as people begin to be more health and eco-conscious. Taiwan is well-known for its LOHAS practices, and there is no better way to experience it than to travel along the breath-taking coastal highways by bicycle! Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and appreciate the simple yet wonderful things in life with your loved ones. 

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For more images on Taiwan click:
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Monday, March 23, 2015

Time to Shop at Taiwan!

Hello people!
Today I'm going to blog and join a contest to win a trip to Taiwan because I really want to revisit Taiwan again! I went to Taiwan 3 years ago and I don't think I explore enough for Taiwan during the previous trip. Always wanna go to Taiwan again but I gave myself to much excuse such as "No Time lah", "No Money lah", "Busy lah" and so on... So I ended up not going to Taiwan yet.

But as for today, I saw The Butterfly Project together with Taiwan Tourism Bureau Kuala Lumpur are having a blogging contest to send one of the butterfly to Taiwan... I was like: "OMG, I am definitely 100% joining this contest!" lol... All of the sudden become extra supportive towards this contest and of course I wanna earn my travel ticket too, an opportunity to travel to Taiwan.

So the above banner was posted at The Butterfly Project Facebook page. Basically there are 3 themes altogether, which are the Time to Eat, Time to Shop and Time for 2 Wheels (LOHAS Lifestyle). If you notice my blog post title, I will be using the Time to Shop theme because I really want to go and shop till drop there in Taiwan.

Why Taiwan?
During my young age, I watched a lot of Taiwan entertainment shows on TV. Therefore, I have my own concept about Taiwan which are... Taiwan has four season and its trends there are pretty much closer to Japan. LOL. As I grew "older", I realized that not only the fashion, beauty trend there were closer to Japan trend, I also noticed that their places, food and cultures there are nice too! During my last visits to Taiwan, I noticed that the people there were kind, polite and helpful. So that's why I wanna revisit Taiwan to explore more.

Why Shop?
Which girl don't like to shop? lol. Well, I'm the kind of girl that likes to shop a lot. Although I didn't buy a lot at a time (because I don't wanna spend all my salary, lol), still I buy the things that I want the most especially shirts, dresses and beauty products. When I saw the photos of my friends went to Taiwan and the things they bought, I was so jealous and I hope I was there in Taiwan together with them and shop. So if you ask me what will I do when I'm at Taiwan, the answer will be shop then eat a lot of nice food.

Which place I wanna visit the most!
1. Xi Men Ding
During my last visit, I stayed at Xi Men Ding. It's a very cheerful place full of tourists and locals. And most importantly it's a shopping paradise! At there, you can easily shop for clothes, dresses, shoes, souvenirs, bags, beauty products and a lot more! I still remembered I bought a lot of cosmetics at SaSa and a hypermarket kind of place at there. If you are hungry, there's a lot of shop to hunt for good food. Even during night time, the place still crowded with people, you can simply spot some street food there while you walking down the street. 

Even during night time, the place still crowded with people, you can simply spot some street food there while you walking down the street. Above picture taken during night time at Xi Men Ding with my sister three years ago.

2. Taipei 101 Mall

Another place to shop! But a bit pricey. For me, Taipei 101 Mall is more towards a tourist attraction. People went there for sightseeing more because you can go up to the top of the mall and look at the beautiful scenery, especially the night scenery. 

Here's an example. lol. 
As you can see the view up here at Taipei 101 Mall is so pretty, especially at night when all the lights were lit up! It's a must visit place there in Taiwan. After the visit, you can shop in the mall for more branded stuffs. lol. I didn't buy lot of stuffs there but there's a lot places around the mall that I visited and mostly were shopping malls. lol. I also visited a large bookstore around that area and I bought a lot of books there because it was way cheaper than the book price in Malaysia.

3. Wufenpu Clothes Market

Didn't get any old photos for this one. I kinda regret during my previous visit to Wufenpu because on the day I visited the place, most of the shops were only available for bulk purchase. Individual purchase was at another day, so I didn't get the chance to buy much from there. Therefore, I definitely wanna visit Wufenpu again in the coming Taiwan trip to shop for nice clothes in cheaper price! I wanna explore more because it's a big place and heaven for a shopaholic like me.

4. Night Markets

I definitely wanna go all the night markets in Taiwan. There are few very famous night markets in Taiwan such as Shilin Night Market, Raohe Night Market, Shida Night Market and so on!

It's a must go place in Taiwan, the Night Markets. Whenever people talked about Taiwan, they will mention about the night markets there. I went to Shilin Night Market before, and you couldn't believe the crowd there and the amount of stalls there which are selling various kind of foods and drinks. At Shilin Night Markets, most of the stalls sell food. However, I heard that Shida Night Market is selling foods and some clothes too, maybe I should visit Shida Night Market on the next Taiwan trip. Shop at night markets in Taiwan is one of the must must night activities that you don't wanna miss out.

There's still more that I want to explore in Taiwan other than only shop and eat. I can say that Taiwan is a nice place to visit, whether you are there for shopping, food, lifestyle or sightseeing, it's a suitable place. Hope that I can gain another opportunity travel ticket to Taiwan again for more explorations and shopping!

If you are interested for a Taiwan trip, here's some link for your references!
P.S: Time for Taiwan TTBKL will be having a Taiwan Travel Fair on the 25-29 March 2015, at Oval zone, One Utama Shopping Centre. Be sure to drop by for more promotions and packages!

That's all from me.
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

What I'm Doing Recently?

Hi people, it's been long time since my last CNY post and here I am to update a bit on what I'm doing recently and the reason why I seldom blog. (It might get boring for you...lol)


Things have been going up and down recently in my life. A lot of things changed and I faced a lot of challenges for the past few months.

If you followed any of my social media sites, you might knew that I graduated last few months and it was my happiest yet most memorable moment.

However things did not turn out the way I wanted and there was actually a short period which I was so depressed over my life. 

The first job I got after I ended my study was not as good as I thought. As for me, simple is better. I hope for a stable job and income just to live my life. However this job turned out real bad and I almost OT everyday. If you ask me whether I can OT... Yes, I can! But not everyday. The job was so stressful, so exhausted, so lifeless and it made me so depress. Even my parents also pity me for OT everyday. 

Thus, I quit the job and start to search for another job...

Attending job interview was not easy. I have to wake up early, prepare properly and go for the interview. Those days were tiring too, for me. The process of looking for jobs, apply for jobs, attending job interviews without knowing whether I can get the job or  not... It was so depress too. By having a bad experiences from the first job, the after effects were even worst and hopeless. 

But things went better when I finally get a new job. Yet getting use to new environment and people...It was a bit hectic too. Maybe because there were so many other things happened at the same time and I couldn't adjust my mind yet. Luckily, for this job, I'm glad that I met good people and the working environment was good for me. So, this job ended my aimless and jobless period.

As for what I'm doing recently... I did attend few events such as Cosplay drafting Session and Chulip Event. Of course I hope to attend more events in the coming future. Other than that, I also try to make video, as for my recent updated video was... "My Boyfriend Does My Makeup".

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Since everything starts to turn out better and everything starts to get more stable, I will try to blog more frequently. And of course I will try to make more videos too. lol. At this point, I just hope that my life will get better.

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Friday, February 20, 2015

Gong Xi Fa Cai @ 2015

Hello people!


恭喜发财!新年快乐!
Gong Xi Fa Cai, Happy Chinese New Year!

It's another new year for all the Chinese around the globe and hereby I wish you a have a prosperity year ahead and earn more money. Huat arh!!!

So as for your knowledge, this current year will be the year of goat, therefore you probably can see all the goat decorations at mostly all the shopping malls. When it came to new year, every tv channel will be showing some zodiac fortune teller kinda show and I saw that Monkey and Dragon were the best zodiac this year by having good luck in everything such as career, relationship, finance and health. Since my zodiac is monkey, I hope I will have a good year. lol.

As for other people, I wish you all a very lucky year ahead and stay healthy! Huat arh!

Last but not least, Gong Xi Fa Cai again to everyone and Happy Holiday.

Happy Chinese New Year!
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Monday, February 16, 2015

Comic Fiesta 2014 - Day 2

Hello people!
It's me again for another new post update on Comic Fiesta 2014. Since it's already the end of February, I have to clear all the CF post before moving into the next one!

My sister and I.

At day 2, my sister and I cosplay the Kanata and Mirai in T-shirt ver. Actually we wanted to cosplay their yukata version but some accidents happened and we didn't make it so that version will be in the next photoshoot. Started the day helping at Danny's booth, since we wore something much casual, it was more relax and easier to walk around.

Met Kotori at the booth but he's no longer the cute Kotori. 

After we spent the whole morning at Danny's booth, we decided to leave the booth and walked around the event. The main reason I wanna have the half day to walk around was basically because of the Square Enix talk session which was happening right at the main stage. Luckily my sister and I both have tags so we were allowed to enter the main stage area.

For more Square Enix talk session, please refer to the link below:
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Met Eclair on the way to main stage and took a photo with her.

This picture was quite trending at that time. They even print it out for photo decoration.

Met this super kawaii + huge Rilakkuma doll outside the hall.

I also saw the super rare Sun Wukong cosplay there too!

Before the Square Enix session, I went and support my brother at the game booth. He was on of the top 10 to enter the final. Although he didn't manage to win the prize, still he did a good job.

Loitering around the doujin booths area and there was so crowded.

The super kawaii badge that I spotted once I entered the doujin booth area. They got sell the super cute ducky badge.

The greatest achievement of that day, I attended the Square Enix talk session.

Right after the talk, I met one of my long-time-no-see friend outside the hall, the ideator for DiGiCFC last year. Updated some long lost information from him about the DiGiCFC.

After that, I went for the prizing ceremony of the game booth to help my brother took some photos.

Randomly took a photo of GSC booth but why the shelf so empty? sobs.

The Culture Japan booth at the late evening.

Big mushroom spotted loitering around the event area.

Personal thoughts:
Didn't get to spend much time with friends and all I did was doing the things I need to do during the event such as helping at the booth and attended the Square Enix Talk Session. It was a totally different kinda experiences for me because normally I will walk around at the event. It felt like I missed out a lot of fun stuffs during the event. I hope that next year will be better for me and I definitely will walk around more at the event to experience more on the fun side if the whole event.

So I will be concluding my CF post here. Sorry for the lack of photos and I promise it will be better for this year CF 2015. Next post will probably be the Culture Japan Night 2014, please do look forward to it.

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