iflix, the Asian Netflix!

iflix asian netflix

Taken from iflix Facebook

This is just too exciting! We have an Asian version of Netflix, catered to Asian audience (obviously), at the monthly rate of RM8/RM10! Take that, Astro! (I have a personal agenda against their monopoly in the Malaysian market)

I was idly browsing Facebook on my phone and came across iflix‘s Facebook ad haha wtf. Curious, I went to google about it and saw that it was pegged as the Asian Netflix and seems rather legit!

I was excited because we’ve got a smart android TV kind of thing at home and not wanting to go through the trouble to access American Netflix (I don’t even know how to do that on that thing), this is awesome! But apparently it’s not available on smart TV yet wtf giving me false hope.

And it comes with Asian content too, but very limited, unfortunately. It would’ve been perfect if it comes with TVB drama that my dad and grandmother fancy. (S/N: is there like a Chinese or Hongkie version of Netflix?)

Guess Astro’s keeping its’ crown.

But keeping in mind that it was launched only a week ago, it has much room for improvement but it’s not bad at all.

iflix asian netflix

Having used the Canadian and American Netflix, iflix’s user interface is not as smooth or extensive as Netflix, but still pretty user-friendly. iflix doesn’t really have the personalized recommended content thing that Netflix does.

Content wise, it’s not even close to the amount that Netflix has. It’s very limited right now. It is possible that American Netflix might have even more Asian content than iflix :( But if so, definitely not as localised, can’t find Malaysian anything on Netflix. But they do have all seasons of Friends, the Lord of the Rings movies, Grease hahaha, so, score!

Apparently they’re gonna offer subtitles for English content, that’d be nice, sure, I love watching with subtitles so I don’t miss a thing (nerd alert), but I don’t really care. But Chinese and Malay subtitle will probably attract the not-fluent-in-English population.

I watched an episode of Friends there and the video quality is pretty good, it paused twice to buffer a little bit but otherwise perfect! It saved my watching progress as well, and will resume from where I stopped watching the last time.

I even know about its customer service wtf. I messaged them on a Sunday and they replied me a few hours later! Woah, you go iflix! Astro would never.

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Taken from iflix Facebook

I hope they’ll eventually add more content though. Otherwise I’m not sure that it’ll really take off. And maybe offer a 30-day trial instead of 14-day, give people more time to get used to it. Pretty sure the trial is what got so many people to subscribe to Netflix.

As of right now, I think it’d be a pretty good Asian alternative for Netflix if you consume a lot of American media, or alternative for TV if you don’t want to support Astro’s monopoly like me, or if you’re like most college students nowadays – don’t even have a TV. Well worth the RM8/10 a month I’d say. You don’t even have to go through the very confusing IT trouble to access American Netflix, so it’s old-people or IT-dummy friendly too.

Sign up for iflix‘s free trial, and maybe subscribe if you like it? It’s good to finally have Internet TV in Malaysia, let’s keep it!

(It may sound like an ad, but I swear, this post came out of sheer excitement!)

Horien Eye Secret

I was lucky to have been invited to the Horien Eye Secret launch in 1 Utama, courtesy of Butterfly Project!

Horien Eye Secret is a Taiwanese brand. It’s new to Malaysia so you might not have heard of it yet.

I got to see their ambassador, Yumi Wong, up close! Unfortunately I didn’t get a good photo of her. But here’s one from the Eye Secret website.

Horien Eye Secret Yumi Wong
Horien Eye Secret 1 Utama launch
Horien Eye Secret 1 Utama launch
I love the gold and black theme! And that’s Yumi Wong surrounded by people waiting to take photos and selfies with her in the last photo.

Okay, now to introduce their contact lenses. These are the 2 options of clear contact lenses they offer, 38% water content for dry eyes, and 55% for HD vision and UV blocking!
horien eye secret 38% contant lenseshorien eye secret 55% soft contact lenses
Both are available as dailies or monthlies.

When I got it, I was wondering how are contact lenses with only 38% water content better for dry eyes. But apparently,

High water content lens will absorb our tear and disrupt the normal tear circulation. Similar to the water absorbing sponge, these lenses absorb the tears. As a result, we recommend the low water content contact lens for the dry eyes.

Learning something new everyday.

This is the Eye Secret Colour lenses!
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It has 2 colours for the dailies, but 6 for the monthly lenses!

They use BMW 3D wrap technology, something that makes sure the colour additives would not leach out, so the colour lenses are safe, clear and beautiful. You could read more about the technology on their website.

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On a side note, they also gave me a pair of Horien pink sunglasses! Perfect for the sunny Malaysia, and hiding my dark circles, and also my eyes during hangovers.
Horien Eye Secret Sunglasses
There’s a butterfly! Is this for Butterfly Project or happy coincidence?

I will be writing a review for these lenses soon! I’m most excited to try their colour lenses, because I’ve never worn them before. But also the clear ones, because Yumi Wong swore by these lenses. She insisted that she’s promoting Eye Secret because she genuinely likes them and think they’re very comfortable.

I have been too busy with uni to try them out. :( Also, I just opened a new pack of my current monthlies when I received them hahaha I don’t really want to waste my contacts!

I will also have another post like this because my picky eyes have changed preferences since then.

Ombré hair with Atomic Turquoise

black green ombre hair manic panic atomic turquoise

AKA black virgin Asian hair fading to Manic Panic’s Atomic Turquoise on bleached hair.

And I’m soooo in love with my new hair!

It was done few days before St. Patrick’s Day, such a happy coincidence. :D

Honestly it’s supposed to be bluer, but my hair wasn’t bleached enough (I tried bleaching it again but it didn’t get much lighter wtf), so the bleached yellow-ness from my hair turned the quite-blue dye to a greener turquoise than I expected.

But it’s still a beautiful shade!

On the flip side, nothing can save my hair now. Dry, brittle, split-ends, breakage. You name it.

I’m so excited I barely have any fucks left for the awful state of my unsalvagable hair.

My new hobby is basically examining my damaged hair and breaking my split ends apart hahaha. (While also admiring my hair colour wtf)

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Same photo but with #nofilter hahahaha. I used the Facebook Emerald filter for the first photo, because St. Patrick’s, the greener the better!

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This was right after the colouring. My aunt curled my hair a little for Instagram-and-Tumblr-worthy hair photo ops.

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This was taken a few days ago! It’s been a month I think, still pretty damn green! It’s lasting way longer than I expected.

Will write a very detailed hair post when I have more time!

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!

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Touring the East Coast

Sort of. Not really. I’m finally leaving Canada after staying one whole fucking month to deal with my Canadian visa issue to travel around the east coast! I thought I would never leave! (So did the Brazilians and Aina, most probably, hahahaha.)

I have already done the west coast (also only sort of) with Ina and Sole in May, before I came back to Canada. Now that I’m done dealing with Canadian visa, I’m leaving to travel the east coast woohoo!

And I’m now happily on the bus on the way to Chicago! Actually, I’m arriving in 20 minutes. I can barely believe this is happening.

But due to budget issue, I’ll only be going to Chicago, Washington D.C. and New Yorkkkk, concrete jungle where dreams are made of. One month and a half there!

I’ve even stopped by Toronto to see Alston and Abdul! I didn’t even really do any sightseeing in Toronto. I stayed with Alston and his family and had an amazing time with them.

And I know, I know, it’s not a complete east coast tour. And Chicago is really midwest, but it’s kind of, sort of on the east coast-ish. Oh shit, it’s not even in the same timezone hahaha.

But I’ve already been to Boston, so I’m skipping it this time. Wanted to go to Philadelphia too, but decided to skip it as well. We’ll see, I might still end up going. Wanted to go to Florida too, which is really south, but it’s too far, and I can’t afford to go to the theme parks in Orlando, nor am I that interested in going to Miami, alone, just for the beaches. Will probably drop by New Jersey while I’m in New York.

And yes, I’ll be travelling alone! Which terrifies me but excites me too. It’ll be an experience, to say the least. I don’t know, we’ll see. It definitely helps that I have a grandaunt in New York, and I’ll be meeting up with Nico there too!

I CAN’T WAIT!

Boston, MA – Day 1

Our “spring break” was earlier than most universities’ Spring Break. Because Canada, it was still crazy winter for us. A big group of them went to Cuba, some Brazilians went to Cancun, places full of sunshine and far far away from winter, and we.. we chose to stay in winter (because we just loveeeee winter that much) and go to Boston. Who need warmth? Not us.

Splitting the posts by day because.. way too many pictures. We were there for 4 days and 3 nights, but we did like EVERYTHING on the first 2 days.

We stayed with Friends Street Hostel. It was pretty good, standard hostel, and pretty near downtown. They also provide free breakfast in the mornings (good for budget travellers!), and if you’re lucky you get to have waffles! They also have cheap lunch menu, around $5 maybe. The stairs though, rather steep and high, had to make Ferdi or Nico carry my luggage up and down for me. No big deal though (unless you’re me, in which case, pack as light as possible).


All set and ready to go!


My first Wonka candy! Only bought it because, Willy Wonka! I gave the candies to Nico and only kept the box wtf haha. Only realized recently that that Malaysia has Wonka products too.


We were travelling by bus overnight, leaving at night and arriving Boston in the morning. So I wore my specs instead, and they were like :O because they’ve never seen me with specs haha.


HAHAHA best picture ever. It was so hilarious we had to post it. Took a normal nice one to salvage our image hahaha wtf.

The boys were next to us, playing chess on the iPad again.


Boston, baby! First stop: Dunkin Donuts hahaha. Because America runs on Dunkin Donuts wtf.

Jo wasn’t feeling well, so she was telling Sole, Ina and Morgane (who were already in Boston the night before, coming from New York) that she was okay haha.


Charlie ticket for the Boston subway rides. I got the 7-day pass even though we were only staying for 4 days, it was cheaper. I would’ve gotten a Charlie card instead if I had known there is a card version.

We spent the first day in Boston walking around, following some route that Ina and Sole planned. I have no idea where we were and went, because we kind of just blindly followed them, but we were definitely walking pass touristy spots. We walked so much I feel like we walked all of Boston haha.

The boys didn’t join us for the walking tour though. Don’t remember what they were doing instead, either sleeping or.. something. We met up in MIT.

And because Canada and its’ reputation for winter, I thought the Boston winter would be nicer. Boy, was I wrong. It was nearly as cold, if not the same coldness. But they also have rainy winter, which Ottawa doesn’t really have, and I did not expect. My shoes were not equipped for wet winter and I walked all day with wet shoes and socks :( It does sort of get warmer when it gets sunny though, but our first day in Boston was a rainy gloomy winter day.

Boston is so beautiful though. All these charming old buildings in the midst of winter snow-whiteness. You’ll see in the pictures, so gorgeous!

And thanks to its large (VERY smart) student population, it has a great atmosphere and lifestyle despite being a big city. It’d be an amazing place to live in.


Faneuil Hall Marketplace


Quincy Market.


Downtown Crossing. Good for shopping I believe.


Boston Common Park.

Boston Common Park
Us girls.

Boston Common Park

Boston Common Park

Boston State House


The State House.


Behind the scene hahaha.


Snowball fight (sort of) alert!


Guess where?


THE M.I.T. Massachusetts Institute of Technology!

There were classes in-session (we do have a very early “spring break”), many MIT students walking around and everything.

So it was great, because there were so many Asians walking around! I just have to walking around, act like I know shit and I’d blend right in. No one would suspect that I don’t go there HAHAHA.

There were actually tours to see the MIT campus, but we didn’t join. Not sure if the tours were free/open to public.


Look who’s a MIT student now hahahaha.


No idea what MIT building this is, but it looks cool.

harvard university
HARVARD UNIVERSITY :O

Mommy, daddy, I made it.


Selfie with my university HAHAHA.

harvard university

harvard university

harvard university
Finally a picture of alll of us!


Some black church near Harvard.


Musicians in subway station.


Went for The Cheesecake Factory in Prudential Center after. We walked around Prudential Center, which is a shopping mall, before eating.

I was so full I couldn’t eat a cake, so I ordered one to takeaway instead. ;) Wasn’t going to come to Cheesecake Factory and leave without trying their cake!


I don’t know these people.


HAHAHA.

Word of the trip: Sure.

Museum visits

Well, the previous post was too party, now it’s time to show my intellectual side HAHAHA.

This post is out of chronological order of my exchange posts so far, but it’s okay, I’m not about to make 3 individual posts for 3 different museum visits.

You see, Ottawa is not exactly a tourist hotspot. There are not many attractions or places to go in Ottawa really.

When my dad came with me and heard that the most touristy thing to do here is to visit museums and Parliament Hill, he was like nope. He walked by the parliament buildings (I think) and did not give a fuck.

There is the Rideau Canal, the world’s longest outdoor skating rink, but my dad doesn’t skate, and I don’t know how to, so..

All he did in Ottawa was shopping in Rideau Centre and running errands with me haha.

And I’m not interested in museums and government buildings too. I’ve been here 6 months and I only finally went to visit the (outside of) Parliament last week. I did, however, try skating on the canal.

My “skating”, as demonstrated in this picture.

However, I was forced to visit some museums (I auto-typed musics instead of museums every time, I think this really shows my disinterest in museums haha) for a class. Had to, the exams had questions that one could only answer if one visited the museums.

I went to the National Gallery of Canada, Canadian Museum of Civilization, and Canadian War Museum.

National Gallery of Canada
National Gallery of Canada at night. (or in the evening, the sun sets at like 4pm during winter wtf). That’s the spider thing that visitors like to take pictures with. Went with awesome Nico. It was after this that I accidentally broke a glass in a restaurant. :(

Artists, Architects and Artisans National Gallery of Canada
The exhibition I needed to visit. My professor didn’t expect the “architecture” part hahaha.

Needed to visit this exhibition and see a controversial painting, “Voice of Fire.”

Barnett Newman Voice of Fire National Gallery of Canada
I know what you’re thinking.

Apparently, they paid $1.8 million for this back in 1989, which means in today’s dollar value, the number would be much higher wtf.

And also apparently, you need to see this painting in real life to fully appreciate it, if you can.

I couldn’t.

And I tried. I really tried.

Voice of Fire National Gallery of Canada
HAHAHA. I love this.

Canadian Museum of Civilization History
Next up: Canadian Museum of Civilization / Canadian Museum of History (Musée canadien des civilisations or musée canadien de l’histoire in Fancy French) in Gatineau (which is outside of Ottawa, in Quebec, but very near). The bus ride was torturing, took me like an hour and a half to get there.

But the museum was pretty great and a lot more interesting. I especially liked Canada Hall, it was a narrative of Canadian history, from the first non-Aboriginal people who stepped foot on the Canadian soil to recent history.

The First People’s Hall, which was about the Aboriginal people of Canada, and all the ancient-looking stuffs, creeped me out so much. I walked as fast as possible.

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Canadian museum of civilization history the grand hall
The Grand Hall. Seems like a tourist’s favourite spot for taking photos.

Canadian museum of civilization history snow
An exhibition named “Ice” or “Snow”. Self-explanatory name, really.

They also had another special exhibition named Vodou (which really means voodoo). There was a sign warning that it is not for the faint of heart, and they featured real dead people’s bones inside or something. I was intrigued but didn’t dare to go in hahaha.

Canadian Museum of Civilization History
Then, when I was done with all the halls, apparently I missed the last OC Transpo bus that goes from Gatineau to Ottawa. So I had to take Gatineau’s own STO bus. I waited in the dead of winter night for half an hour BUT THE BUS NEVER CAME.

Couldn’t take it anymore, so I called a cab to go to Rideau to take a bus back to residence from there wtf.

Canadian War Museum
Canadian War Museum (Musée canadien de la guerre en français). Danny was supposed to go with me, but then he said he was too lazy wtf. Muchas gracias mejor amigo.

Didn’t take a picture, so pictures from Google Image search haha.

Canadian-War-Museum morse code windows
The windows thingy apparently spells out something in morse code!



My name, encoded. I feel like a spy now.

Hello, my name is RBDDO.

Canadian War Museum
No Canada, I did not know.

Canadian War Museum
With a Japanese soldier hat that Nik made me wear, just because I’m Asian.

Canadian War Museum Berlin wall
Canadian War Museum
Coolest thing in the entire museum. A piece of Berlin wall!!!!

The museum was generally pretty cool though. Didn’t have time to go see other parts that I didn’t need to.

Now that I think about it, my museum visits were not too bad, they can be pretty cool or interesting. Even my worst one so far, the National Gallery of Canada, they had paintings by Andy Warhol, which I admit, is really cool. Museums are definitely not the most exciting, but can’t say they were bad either.

Sole’s Birthday Party

Also known to some people as the Chilean party hahaha.


But c’mon, really, it was her birthday party! But I guess they at least knew that she is Chilean.

This was one of the best parties I’ve had in Ottawa! (And I went to like nearly every party during the exchange semester.) There were two little incidences, but still the best night ever!

The people were great, all my favourite people, Chilean cake was delicious, great music, and now that I think about it, I was drunk on jelly shots (and I didn’t even really drink! I forgot to bring alcohol wtf), and highlight of the night actually involved being high and a light (height-wise, not cannabis) I’m so punny hahaha wtf).

Chileans are the best. Or Chilean parties are the best! I keep hearing about the awesome Chilean-style parties and weddings, I definitely need to visit Chile and experience one!


Haha weirdo.


Everyone’s favourite drunk! He’s sweetest and funniest and the most adorable drunk ever!


With birthday girl! Very honoured to have celebrated your birthday with you :’)


MAMACITAA!


The best Chileans ever.


Josh had chocolate on his face haha.


Look at this ladies man, woohoo.


Preston team! <3


Limbo!


Lorenzo came to hijack my picture with Ogulcan.


And then it turned into a group picture.


Or 2.


Now, the highlight I mentioned earlier.

We were in the basement (with a low ceiling) when this mapache king suddenly put me on his shoulders, started dancing / jumping around, effectively banging my head against the ceiling and the lamp, repeatedly. HAHAHAHAHA.

I don’t know if everyone else was horrified or laughing or both. Hugo was probably the only one who reacted slightly different, he actually tried to protect my head but putting his hand on my head hahaha.

I was laughing too hard hahaha how did that even happen! If anything happens to my head/brain or I turn stupid, I know who to blame!

And my head didn’t actually hurt! It hurt more when he put me up on his shoulder because he kinda pulled my leg wtf.


Some of the last ones left at the party haha. Actually, halfway through, half the crowd left to go to Jackie’s party. By the time this picture was taken, the rest went back home / went to bed already. Just us.

I think we stayed until morning. I don’t really remember, all these parties are blurring into one haha. But I’m pretty sure I slept over there that night.

This was also probably the night Alston and Abdul wanted to go home by bus but kept missing the buses, 3 or 4 times at least! I remember because I was so tired and wanted to sleep (on the couch) but they were not leaving hahahaha.

Man, I recognize so many faces of people I know now that I didn’t know back then, didn’t even know they were at the party.

The next day, I managed to wake up in time to get ready, and went to Ollie’s to watch Super Bowl haha. Don’t actually really care (but really, only Americans do), but wooo Super Bowl. Need to do what the locals like when abroad, you know.

Montreal, Quebec

Exchange trip in Montreal for 2 days and 2 nights, it was organized by the exchange club, and this was unfortunately the first, and also the last trip we went with the exchange clubs. They organized two more but both failed.

When this trip happened we didn’t even know one another for a month yet. But it was an amazing trip, many things happened, good, bad, crazy, and romantic ;) I think lots of exchange romances started here. And Montreal is an incredibly gorgeous (and French-looking) city. I need to go back there again :(


On the bus to Montreal! Ferdi looks terrible here hahahaha.

We arrived Montreal at night so.. first night, we only partied. We had pre-drinks in the Australians’ room, apparently we actually got a noise complaint or something, but not sure if it was us or maybe Brazilians’ room, because we kinda had the whole floor to ourselves. But I don’t know.

I think we actually went to 2 clubs that night. I think the first one had $1 drinks for girls or something, so we went there to drink, and moved on to another club that offered all of us free entry. :D


With my favourite girls, all tipsy and hungry, in Subway.


Breakfast the next morning in Van Houtte. The boys were too slow so we went for breakfast ourselves.

Shit, I think this was the morning when we heard about Andrew and his seizure. He fell and injured his head, and we woke up to the ambulance bringing him to the hospital wtf. Poor Andrew missed a day in Montreal. But he was okay, thank goodness.


We missed the walking tour because they all left before we got back to the hotel. So we went on our own walking tour but following their path hahaha. And we actually managed to catch up with them (when the tour was going to end soon hahaha!). Although we didn’t really stop in any of their stops.


That’s Ogulcan walking in front of us. Poor guy had to wait for us slow girls hahaha. We bumped into him in Van Houtte, he was done eating but he waited for us too! ;) sweetest guy ever.


Some nice tree with lights that looked a lot better in real life than in pictures. I don’t know why I even bother uploading and posting this here. Now that it’s here, I’m just gonna leave this here.



Told you we managed to catch up with them! My proof is… Ferdi being a poser hahaha.

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Gorgeous mall, I love it. I’m not sure if it’s even really a mall.

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Loverboy talking on the phone with his girl. :D He tends to walk around while on the phone, like it’s his own house. He did this in the residence’s cafeteria too and we all took a picture and uploaded them haha.





Hahaha we took so many pictures here. This thingy makes sounds / music when the wind blows!


No idea what building this is. Not even sure this is part of the tour, we had free time to walk around / go shopping ourselves after the walking tour ended.


Montreal at night.


Some random building with these pictures projected on the building.

This night, we were separated into 2 different groups for 2 different parties hahaha, one for the club to see some DJ whose name I don’t remember, another one for some outdoor music festival I think. I preferred the first because… it was indoor and I wouldn’t have to freeze outdoor. Been there done that in New York when it wasn’t even that cold, don’t want to do it again in worse winter!

We had pre-drinks again, this time in some of the Brazilians’ room. Too many Brazilians, don’t even remember which one haha. We played some drinking game and I got so drunk that Ogulcan (who was also incredibly drunk) refused to let me go to the club hahaha. He felt guilty for making me drunk hahahahaha. Aww Ogulcan.

We were all supposed to go to the club, but Jo stayed drinking in the room with the Brazilians, and Ina and Sole went to a party of their friend’s instead, and Nico Santiago are not party people (except that I didn’t know at that point). So in the end it was just me and Ferdi going to the club wtf, with some other Brazilians and the CUEx people.

We paid like maybe $25 for the ticket because we bought them at the door wtf. It was so expensive but we were all already there. But that was a pretty great night anyway, music was good. I tried to enjoy as much as possible in the club considering I paid so much for it hahahaha. Too bad I sobered up when we got to the club wtf, the winter wind tends to sober me up.

And not even halfway through, Ferdi realized that he lost his coat check ticket wtf, and he was so worried that he could no longer enjoy it. He had to wait until everyone left the club to get his coat back, I stayed with him so that he wouldn’t have to be alone. Waiting alone sucks.

And when we were finally gonna leave, he talked to some guy who offered us a ride home, but ended up charging us money wtf, and bringing us to a gas station asking us to pay for his gas wtf. Okayyy…. They were speaking in French but even without translation I kinda got what was happening, so shady and creepy.

Now, the next morning, we heard about a Brazilian who was so pissed drunk that he pooped in front of someone else’s room HAHAHAHAHA. Crazy shit, pun unintended.

The last day, all we did was pack up and go to Biodome.


Group picture! This is part of the group that went to Biodome earlier because we already had breakfast haha.

I don’t even really remember what was in Biodome, except that they had different themes in different sections. This might’ve been rainforest or something like that hahaha.


With Pomeyyyy!



With Jo then Ina posing with the elephant ears thing. Apparently you’re supposed to be able to hear something when you put your head in between, but we heard nothing wtf.


Penguins :D I like penguins. The only thing I bothered posting here because.. I like penguins heh.


The girls making their mark on the chalkboard. They wrote one for the Preston Team but I don’t know where’s the picture haha.

We had like maybe 4 hours just in Biodome it was ridiculous. When we were done walking around we just sat in the cafe waiting for time to go home wtf.

I really need to go visit Montreal again.

5 months ago.

I’ve decided that my farewell (sorta) 5 months ago deserved a post here too, because I miss my friends so much. We are now 12 and 14 hours apart (an improvement from the previous 13 and 16 hours difference!).

I’m so behind on this that it’s only 7 more months until I see them again!


With Daniel. Had like withdrawal symptoms when I left because we were spending so much time together right before I left, then suddenly, nothing at all! Now I don’t even know if I’ll see him when I return to Malaysia. :(


Family photo! We rarely take any, but I like this one.




More BFFs. I didn’t expect to see them there! :’) I was looking around for Daniel and Dicsern since they came with me and went to park the car, then I randomly spotted them hahaha wtf. But thank goodness they came because I knew the guys were coming, and it’d be ALL boys without them and I don’t know what my dad would think haha.



With Dicsern (who said he doesn’t miss me! Well, fuck you too.) and Daniel. I don’t know why Daniel stood so.. distantly.


In the car on the way to the airport with them :’) They even had breakfast with my family hahahaha! Me and my two boyfriends wtf.


The pictures from Daniel’s DSLR turned out pretty blur and this was the clearest group picture wtf. Daniel’s DSLR was apparently too cool for anyone else to use. I don’t know where are the pictures of me with Jin and Teck Han. I’m pretty sure I took pictures with them. So sweet of them to come send me off too :’)

The night before, the legendary girls just randomly showed up at my house while I was packing! But my dad was in a bad mood and I wasn’t done packing (although all there was left to do was putting stuffs into the luggages wtf), so he basically scared them off. :( Sorry! The silver lining is.. now they believe me when I tell them my dad is scary wtf. Now they’re scared of him HAHAHA.


With Debbie who couldn’t make it to the airport the next day! I didn’t expect to see them at the airport because.. they surprised me the night before so I thought they wouldn’t be at the airport!

Few days before leaving I met up with some people to say goodbye too. :( Actually, I was incredibly busy preparing to leave but, those parts are boring.


With busybee Alex Kwok who I managed only to see once before leaving! No Abercrombie & Fitch for you HAHA.


Don’t remember why I went to Monash, but during my last visit there I took a picture with Dr. Yeoh too haha.


Then I went to say goodbye to Hot n’ Roll wtf. I’m kidding. It was a picture taken as a joke for my friend.


With Daniel who visited me when I was in the saloon wtf.


With Julie! She went back to Korea like maybe a week before I left for Canada! And I apparently had fever when this picture was taken wtf. I could barely eat half of what I ordered, so I packed it and brought it for Daniel wtf hahaha.


Kim and Aaron during Jo Yi’s birthday.

I managed to cram in preparing for Jo Yi’s birthday and inviting and talking a bunch of her friends, while I was busy preparing to leave! So proud :’) Ferdi nicknamed me Super Fi, I think he got that nickname right. :D


And Natalie, also during Jo Yi’s birthday haha. These weren’t farewell, but more like, the last time I saw them :(

I actually feel better after writing this wtf. It’s been 5 months since I last saw all of them! I miss them but seeing these pictures and remembering the memories make me feel happy haha.

I can already hear my exchange friends saying “ASIANSSSS!” if they’re reading this at all haha. You know you love Asians :P