The Couple’s life – TRAVEL, explore/house/videos and more

This space is created in 2016 to act as a diary for us. So we will be able to remember everything that we’ve done before. Usually the series feature where we go, what we do and eat and what I wear aka as my ootd.

The original intention for this, is to make my blog less boring, but now it has become something that our readers are interested in. Hence I decided to transfer all these into a individual page so that you guys can access them more easily! 

There are many things that we’ve done over the years but that’s before we got back together hence I will only add in things that we’ve done together from the date that we are married, which is 12 October 2015. ^^ 

I hope this space can inspire couples to keep having fun, to keep exploring and to keep loving each other and life. The sparks will die if you don’t work on it so please don’t be lazy! Let’s create new memories!

Exploring Singapore: 
Explore P1 x Crown Bakery & Cafe
Explore P2 x Aforarcade
Explore P3 x The provision shop & 5 the moments cafe
Explore P4 x SPRMKT Cafe x Sophialuv/Muji
Explore P5 x AIA music Run (media invite)
Explore P6 x Hafary for toilet tiles x Hervelvetvase
Explore P7 x Natural History Museum NUS & Hakata Ramen day 1/2
Explore P7 x Hakata Ikkousha Chijmes Ramen day 2/2
Explore P8 x Coney Island Park & Theclosetlover 
Explore P9 – Singapore Coffee Festival 2016
Explore P10 – Asanoya Bakery & National Gallery Singapore
Explore P11 – Japan Matsuri Fair Singapore 2016 & Gown forestry wedding photoshoot package!
Explore P12 – Castlery furnitures and Butter studio bakery cafe
Explore Series Special! Sharing our top 5 frequented dates spots! (collab)
Explore 13: NDP preview
Explore 14 Part 1: Moon Hotel Staycation with Lush Bath bomb review
Explore 15: Street 50 restaurant & bar Singapore Food Story Lunch buffet (media invite)
Explore 14 Part 2: Rochor Centre, Barcook bakery, Old Hen Coffee Bar for signature cold brew!
Explore 16: Trying out shaved gelato at Eyescream and friends CompassOne! (Invited event)
Explore 17: The reading room cafe review – awesome truffle egg benedict awesome steak, one word – awesome food. (invited food tasting)
Explore 18: Spicy Thai Thai Cafe – Authentic thai food Aljunied. (Invited food tasting)
Maki San Lunch Promo – Maki San Sumo Bundle (invited food tasting)
Explore 19: Marks and Spencer Cafe review
Explore 20: Gim tim restaurant with the family
Explore 21: Dinner session at Three By Table concepts Seletar Mall
Explore 22: Our experience at Halloween Horror Nights 6!!
Explore 23: Monster Curry Ion Orchard
Explore 24: Hokkaido Izakaya Wisma Atria Japan food town
Explore 25: Gyuu Yakiniku grill Emporium Shokuhin review (Media tasting)
Explore 26: Compass one Shan Cheng Ipoh Hor fun
Explore 27: Geylang for porridge, zi char and durians!!
Explore 28: In and out cafe Big box! Value for money eats! (Invited food tasting)
Explore 29: Ikea Midsummer buffet, christmas buffet too?
Explore 30: A trip to Kallang Wave, tried Ayam President and life update! 
Explore 31: Dinner Session at Olivia & Co Compass One
Explore 32: CNY buffet at Bay Hotel review – 13 dishes! (Media tasting)
Explore 33: Takashimaya B2: Takashimaya B2: Baikohken Ramen, Tsuru-koshi Udon House and more!
Explore 34: Fried Chicken Master 炸鷄大獅 at Serangoon Nex! (invited food tasting)
Explore 35: We went to the Zoo Part 1 to take river safari cruise! 
Part 2: Zoo and Armenian Street Char Kway Teow at Renjong!
Explore 36: Picnic Wisma Atria. Picnic in a park, in the mall.
E37: Culinaryon: Taste of Spring tasty dinner made by ourselves! (Media invite)
E38: BOUNCE Singapore Trampoline Park (Invited review)
E39: Legend Cafe/Beer Garden, Love their beer! 
E40: Rong Cheng Bak Kut Teh 榕城(新民路)肉骨茶 at Midview City, we were disappointed.
E41, S-series: Misato IS BACK! at the Centrepoint!
E42: A visit to Wildseed Cafe, 3 Park Lane.
E43, S-series: Soek Seng 1954 Bicycle Cafe review
E44: S-series: Cook Mee by wheat, Raffles Xchange 
E45: S-series: Bukit timah nature reserve with our friends! 
E46: S-series: The Palmary, a social restaurant bar with super tasty everything!

Explore overseas!

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Oct 2015 – Taiwan (all posts done!)
Taiwan Jiufen Part 1
Taiwan Jiufen Keelung Mountain Jiufen old street Part 2
Simon POV of taiwan trip part 1
Simon POV of taiwan trip part 2
Recommended stay in jiufen and coffee for coffee addicts like us!
Taiwan Taipei Day 3 afternoon: Taipei 101, Agnes B cafe, Hankou street for photography stuffs
Taiwan taipei Day 3 evening: Xi men ding for ah zhong mian xian and random food!

July 2016 – Bali (Ask me for driver contact!) Update done! 

Where we stay in Bali, our airbnb villa review.
Dinner at Jimbaran bay on the first night! 
Bali 4D3N summary + outfits and travel VIDEO!! 
Day 2 Part 1: Pantai Pandawa Beach and Padang Padang Beach where Eat Pray Love was filmed!
Day 2 Part 2: Blue Point Beach, Single Fin Cafe Bar and Uluwatu Temple
Day 3 Part 1: Bali Zoo to feed elephants *scary* and Mount Batur, Batur Lake view!
Day 3 Part 2: Tegallalang Rice Terrace and Tegenungan waterfall if you want to do cliff jumping! 
Day 4 Last day: Tanah Lot Temple and Bale Udang Must visit Indonesian Food!

Nov 2016 – Melbourne

Melbourne 7D6N in summary plus my outfits
S-series: Cafe hopping in the coffee capital MELBOURNE, visited 11 coffee places! Check this out!
S-series: Gear review: Carl Zeiss Batis 25mm F2 lens + some shots of our Melbourne trip! 
Melbourne 7D6N: The Airbnb we stayed- Light & Airey Collingwood loft apt
Melbourne 7D6N (Spring): Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, Skybus Express and Myki Card!
Melbourne 7D6N (Spring): Day1 P2 Southern Cross station and the Higher Ground Cafe Melbourne! 

Nov 2016 – Bali (Ametis Villa stay) 

Bali Nov 3D2N with Ametis Villa: Summary and Travel Video! 


Feb: Puteri Harbour Hotel Jen 3D2N stay – to be updated

Feb: Alishan and Taipei 5D4N – updating!

S-Series: 5D4N Alishan Taipei, Orange Hotel ChiaYi Taiwan Review 

Taiwan 5D4N Alishan, Chiayi, Taipei Summary, Video and we fell sick!

April: Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands 3D2N in summary! 

May: Perth – to be updated

Travel to Perth: 6D5D in summary + video! 

June: Hakone & Tokyo

[S-series] Tokyo-Hakone Travel Journal Part 1: Arrival in Hakone and Odawara Castle 
[S-series] Tokyo-Hakone Travel Journal Part 2: Exploring Hakone 1/2 – Sengokuhara, le petit prince museum, owakudani black eggs (Image-intensive!)
[S-series] Tokyo-Hakone Travel Journal Part 3: Exploring Hakone 2/2 – Sightseeing boat, Hakone Shrine, baby wishing tree, (Image-intensive and excess words!) 
[S-series] Tokyo-Hakone Travel Journal Part 4: Going back to Tokyo, Ichiran Ramen, Cat Cafe Calico and Sensoji! 
[S-series] Tokyo-Hakone Travel Journal Part 5: Last day in Japan, The Roastery by Nozy Coffee, Yoyogi Park and Blue Bottle Coffee. 

Nov: Osaka Kyoto


Feb – Seoul

March – Tokyo


Couple BTO/renovation planning: 
Buying lightings/water taps from Taobao and guide! 
bto renovation journey: the sourcing and confirming + tips!
HDB key collection day/guide and background story!
Choosing toilet tiles at Hafary 
Checking defects at new home, things to do and buy
BTO renovation hacking permit finally approved. 
BTO reno P5: Sourcing furnitures/sinks/toilet basins and I won something!
WD3 wet and dry vacuum cleaner review!
The first night at our house!
BTO P6 – My turn to design!
HDB BTO P7 – more updates and pictures!
HDB BTO P8 – Expectations vs reality
BTO P9: My house is in a mess right now
Storeroom Storage solution from Hardware Specialist!! 

The couple’s cooking diary: 
Pasta with beef sausage and mozzarella.

The couple love to snack: 
Claire loves to snack P1: All kinds of snacks we have been munching on lately
Claire loves to snack P2: Irvin’s Salted egg chips, Ikea snacks and many more!
Claire loves to snack P3: Nissin Tom Yam Potato Chips and more!
Claire loves to snack P4: Asam Tree Cafe, Blueberry Cheese tarts (Le Cafe) and more snacks and drinks! 
Claire loves to snack P5: AJ Delights muffins, Otah waffle tampines, cup noodles and more! 

And ALOT more to be updated!

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