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Kyoto: Yasaka-jinja, Maruyama Koen

And it’s a long way forward so trust in me~ I’ll give them shelter, like you’ve done for me~ That moment when you spot Yasaka-jinja in Porter & Madeon’s animated Shelter video! I wonder why they chose to include bits of Kyoto there! I found it quite refreshing given how so…

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Kyoto: Kiyomizu-dera

We meet again, Kiyomizu-dera! There were already minor renovations during this visit but they said there’ll be even more major changes starting January 2017 to 2020 in time for the Olympics. Not sure how that’ll go, but hopefully they can keep the view of the wooden stage and the main…

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Kyoto: Nanzen-ji

You guys know I’ve always had a soft spot for Kyoto (especially after that life-changing solo trip last Fall 2014), and thankfully, every visit delivers like a dream! I feel like I’ll never run out of new places to visit in Kyoto, thanks to thousands and thousands of years of history and culture….

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Satin and Chiffon

Satin and chiffon were just two of the many options I had while choosing the fabric for my entourage dresses. I originally wanted structured crepe dresses for everyone, until I realized light and flowy dresses would look better beside my ultra-feminine wedding gown! It must be because my wedding is getting nearer and…

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Vera Wang Manila

Perks of being a blogger bride – a preview of the first Vera Wang Manila boutique in 8 Rockwell. Metro Weddings Magazine hosted an exclusive trunk show that got me spontaneously fitting Vera Wang dresses of my choice. As soon as I entered the store, my eyes went straight to the classic Vera…

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Pond’s My Skin Advisor

A few months ago, Pond’s My Skin Advisor app was launched to allow women around the world to understand their skin in-depth and to know how they can achieve their desired skincare goals. It’s actually the same concept as the Pond’s Institute analyzer at the BGC pop-up a few months ago (read all…

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Kyoto: Ginkaku-ji

Ginkaku-ji or the Silver Pavilion is one of the most underrated tourist spots in Kyoto. While it may visually pale in comparison to the great Kinkaku-ji or Golden Pavilion, I believe it’s still worth checking out due to its being a good example of a structure influenced by Higashiyama culture. Higashiyama culture is…

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Kyoto: Yasaka-jinja, Maruyama Koen

And it’s a long way forward so trust in me~ I’ll give them shelter, like you’ve done for me~ That moment when you spot Yasaka-jinja in Porter & Madeon’s animated Shelter video! I wonder why they chose to include bits of Kyoto there! I found it quite refreshing given how so…

Kyoto: Kiyomizu-dera

We meet again, Kiyomizu-dera! There were already minor renovations during this visit but they said there’ll be even more major changes starting January 2017 to 2020 in time for the Olympics. Not sure how that’ll go, but hopefully they can keep the view of the wooden stage and the main…

Kyoto: Nanzen-ji

You guys know I’ve always had a soft spot for Kyoto (especially after that life-changing solo trip last Fall 2014), and thankfully, every visit delivers like a dream! I feel like I’ll never run out of new places to visit in Kyoto, thanks to thousands and thousands of years of history and culture….

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Tying the knot in January 2017!

Behind the Scenes: My High-End Korean Pre-Wedding Shoot

Thanks to Wedding Seoul, a one-stop shop for pre-wedding services in Seoul and Jeju, I was able to work with some of the most high-end Korean pre-wedding suppliers – Choi Jae Hoon, one of Korea’s leading wedding gown designers, With Beauty Salon of K-drama My Love From The Star fame, and Luce,…

Vera Wang Manila

Perks of being a blogger bride – a preview of the first Vera Wang Manila boutique in 8 Rockwell. Metro Weddings Magazine hosted an exclusive trunk show that got me spontaneously fitting Vera Wang dresses of my choice. As soon as I entered the store, my eyes went straight to the classic Vera…