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Here now at Nirwana Gardens

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We are here now at Nirwana Gardens Bintan, Indonesia. Amazingly, I’m able to blog not because of the hotel’s internet connection but through our internet connection at home. Yes, you read it right. I’m connected somehow to our secure internet in Singapore. I don’t know how my genius husband did it but it works!

Anyway, we decided to get away from city life for the weekend. Eating out and watching movies felt like a weekend routine already and it’s the last thing we wanted to do for our 2nd wedding anniversary. I think everyone will agree that this island’s nearness (along with Batam) to Singapore is the main reason why city dwellers prefer going here over Thailand, Malaysia or even Bali.  Going here require’s less effort and that’s what you’re paying for.

It’s our first time at this resort hotel and so far we are enjoying it (except for the food but that’s another story that deserves a separate entry). Their customer service had minor hiccups at first but we forgot all about it as soon as we saw this amazing and relaxing view.

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Forget their lobby. All you need is this view and unlimited sweet and salty fresh air.

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After the stressful process of checking-in we were greeted by this lovely living room. Check out the rattan carpet and reading chair.

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And then we saw our bedroom. So ROMANTIC!

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The TV can be rotated. Hence, you can either watch from your bedroom or  living room. Nice idea eh?

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The bathroom was clean and so spacious. Toilet and shower room were separated. I also love the sliding door.

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His and her sink plus huge mirror!

Can i stay here for a week? For free?

 

 

 

 

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March 3rd, 2013 at 12:32 am

Forever 21 = Cotton On

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Have you ever noticed how some dresses, skirts and tops at Cotton On are very similar to that of Forever 21’s? Well today, I went to Forever 21 and  this top immediately caught my eye.

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Why?

 

 

 

 

Because I already have the same top. I didn’t buy it from Forever 21 though but from Cotton On. It was on sale last February for S$10SGD only. F21 is selling it for S$35 (as far as I can remember).

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Can anyone tell me whether these two are under the same company? Why do they sell the same exact clothes?

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May 11th, 2011 at 8:16 pm

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Happy Chinese New Year Singapore!

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Cookies  and reds everywhere!

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Aunties and Uncle can’t get enough of the goodies…

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Uncle can not decide eh?

can’t wait for my hong bao…(woot! woot!)

P.S. Bakit parang walang tikoy dito at puro cookies lang?

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February 11th, 2010 at 4:59 pm

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1st Day of 2010

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January 28th, 2010 at 12:43 pm

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Summer delight

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Mango Snow Ice with Condensed Milk @ Hongkong Cafe

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May 11th, 2009 at 6:04 pm

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Books still rocks!

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Yesterday after having lunch at Lucky Plaza we revisited Kinokuniya in Takashimaya, our favorite bookstore here in Singapore. We weren’t planning of buying any book or anything, we only planned to just check the store.  BUT the crowded store and the long queue the cashier made it very inviting (nakakahawa in short). Not that we don’t want to buy books anymore it’s just that when we computed our spendings last year, books surprisingly belonged to the TOP 5. We had to save for our monthly remittances to our family so we shun away ourselves from buying books for months and became satisfied with INTERNET, TV shows and movies as source of entertainment. But yesterday, we gave in.

I so love Artemis Fowl Series. Didn’t expect there would be a 6th book.

Books still rocks!

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And oh, i heart the smell of books (sniff!).

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October 26th, 2008 at 4:50 pm

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Grand Prix

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we couldn’t afford the 3 day pass so we just got ourselves…

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enough to experience what it’s like to watch a GP “night race”.

SINGAPORE is excited.

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September 26th, 2008 at 12:55 am

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