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[THAILAND] o12.Does Nature Imitate Art?

Legend has it: a boat carrying Ta Kreng (Grandpa Kreng) and Yai Riem (Grandma Riem) capsized at Ko Samui, killing the old couple who, for their son's sake, were sailing to Prachuap Khiri Khan to ask for the hand of their in-law's daughter. The locals believed then that their organs turned into the rock formations… Continue reading [THAILAND] o12.Does Nature Imitate Art?

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[THAILAND] o11.Shopping @ The Buddy Oriental Plaza Samui

Drawn by the ring road's sleek and appealing post-colonial design, we parked here on our way to Lamai Beach for beach-wear shopping. The ring road consists mostly of restaurants (Pazzo Italian Cuisine and Wine Bar, Mulligan's Irish Pub) and boutiques (Chicstation, CocoVilla Supermarket, Lamai Boutique). The street stalls on the road leading away from the… Continue reading [THAILAND] o11.Shopping @ The Buddy Oriental Plaza Samui

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[THAILAND] o10.Lamai Beach Samui

Ever taken a day from work to stroll all morning along the calmest beach on Koh Samui? I love how my traveling job makes it all easy to find myself on an entirely different city from day to day. Yet it makes me appreciative of nature's beauty on a minuscule scale. I'm all excitement and… Continue reading [THAILAND] o10.Lamai Beach Samui

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[THAILAND] oo9.Leaving on a Jet-Ski

Eight of us embarked on 4-hour jet-ski safari that took us on a tour of 7 of Thailand's offshore islands. While Josephine maneuvered the ride for the journey to the snorkeling island, I drove both of us back to Koh Samui. We had aching arms for days after the ride. Jet-skiing is such amazing fun… Continue reading [THAILAND] oo9.Leaving on a Jet-Ski

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[THAILAND] oo7.Black Moon Party

This is Koh Samui's very own Black Moon Party at Chaweng Stadium on a Friday Night. Thailand's offshore islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Samui are best known for their Full Moon, Half-Moon and Black Moon parties. Us party-goers were a good mix of Caucasians, Chinese and Japanese tourists, as well as the local Thais,… Continue reading [THAILAND] oo7.Black Moon Party

Adventure · Asia · Koh Samet · Thailand · Travel

[THAILAND] oo2.Island Lovin’

Headed for Thailand's Koh Samui with my favourite travel pals in exactly 3 days'!! ❤ So stoked about scuba-diving, and living the island life in my friends' resort. Also can't wait to start partying at the local hotspots on Chaweng Beach. On our last trip to Koh Samet, another offshore party island in the Gulf of Thailand,… Continue reading [THAILAND] oo2.Island Lovin’

Catharsis · Musing · Novelista · Silhouettekiss

Writing Prompt: Mint

Describe the taste of mint, without using the words blue, green, cool or fresh. No, you can't use "minty" either. -- Sarah Selecky You place it gently at the tip of your tongue, slowly wrapping it in a fold, delivering it into the moist cave between your lips as you clench your teeth shut. You… Continue reading Writing Prompt: Mint

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Maldives – Bandos Island Resort

Sun, sand, sky, sea - recipe for indulgences. And thus the three of us decided to go chasing dolphins in the setting sun! Maldives is indeed the perfect getaway. Self-shot with Jocelyn, Brenda and He-Cui. My hair was especially yummy that day, with a tinge of sea-salt. The awesome crew! And thus our journey to… Continue reading Maldives – Bandos Island Resort

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a drop of dew on a flower

So on one of the toughest sectors ever, the cutest infant smiles at me, grabs my little pinkie, cuddles it against her cheek, and my heart melts completely at her strawberry sized feet. Suddenly I don't mind running from Singapore to New Delhi & back, because the strangest, most unexpected gratitude like this, makes everything,… Continue reading a drop of dew on a flower

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[THAILAND] oo1. ISLAND AND THE CITY (Bangkok – Ko Samet)

The minute our home-bound aircraft took off, I missed Bangkok already. Even with my infected tummy hurting so badly from seafood poisoning, the land of a thousand smiles can't shake me off. Thailand, I will be back!! The amount of insane things we did on this trip was kept to a minimal We capped it… Continue reading [THAILAND] oo1. ISLAND AND THE CITY (Bangkok – Ko Samet)

Musing

Photo: Written in sand

The heart tells you where you want to be, not where you need to go. Destiny is not written in the stars. It is written in sand. Recharting a life will change it forever - just as simply, a fingerstroke can change an entire sand-art irreversibly. A destiny can also be re-written to imitate, but… Continue reading Photo: Written in sand