Happy (belated) New Year ✨ After (yet another) break from blogging I’m feeling refreshed and ready to post again! For the past few years I’ve felt like I’ve been in this repetitive loop in what I’ve been doing which didn’t really inspire me to post anything. But recently I’ve thought about the direction and the sort of things I want to talk about in my blog and also I’ve been getting into new things so I feel pumped again to update. I think it’s nice to have my own little space in the web and talk about things which I don’t really talk about with friends 😂
So what has happened since I last posted? I went back to short hair as the bleached ends of my hair went all dry and horrible. My hair got really damaged when I went to America so I’m not sure if it’s because of the water or because I didn’t use my usual haircare products or a combination of both 😰 So back to bobs and short hair it is! This time I chose to get my hair dyed a dark ash brown. I’m really pleased with the way it turned out, though my ends are still bleached so currently I have an ombre going on 😄 This snap below was taken on the day of my haircut✂

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I also finally got new frames. I was supposed to get new frames like 2 years ago but I was lazy and forgot so I only ended up getting my new pair last month. In a way I’m glad though, otherwise I wouldn’t have gotten this design! I love the gradient from silver to white on the front and the hearts on the side 😍 It looks gold though since my iPhone is gold.

Another thing which got upgraded was my phone! I was torn between getting the rose gold or gold iPhone 6s, but I settled for getting the gold colour. If the rose gold was more bronze I think I would have gotten it since I’m not too fond of pink. After plunging into the world of mobile gaming, I went for the 64gb storage. I feels so good to have heaps of storage to download a lot of apps and not to have to keep moving my photos to my desktop 👌

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Another big thing that happened to me last year was that I travelled to the U.S and Canada! It was an interesting experience, especially to see what life is like there compared to what I’ve seen on tv and to hear all the different accents haha. I only spent 3 days in Canada, but I really liked visiting Montreal city and I hope to go to Vancouver one day.

And most exciting of all, I finally went to Japan earlier this year! 😭 I applied for a cultural program in November last year and got chosen, so I went on an all expenses paid trip to Tokyo and Yamaguchi. Even though I was only there for 8 days, I had an amazing time. I’m not sure if it’s because I’m more used to Asian/Japanese culture but I felt much more comfortable being there compared to my trip in America. I definitely see the appeal of why so many people like to travel to Japan, and hope to go back again next year 🌸

7 Comments

  1. so lucky you got to go to Japan :) the short hair suits you <3 I can definitely relate, there are times i stay away from blogging because I feel generally uninspired

  2. I’m really happy to see your back blogging and this first post already made me happy by just looking at it.
    I’m super happy for you that you got to Japan, I really miss it ;u;
    I’d love to hear more about the project and see photos of where you went (I love travel logs, maybe that’s why I started doing them, too)
    Anyways, glad to have you back – and you look gorgeous ♡

  3. Welcome back, and happy new year! Your haircut looks so good on you! I love how your frames look too. That’s such a cool look with the gradient. I just got new frames as well! Mine are red, and I really should have gotten them like… 5 years ago, but I was too lazy, haha.

    Wow, you did quite a bit of traveling! I haven’t been to Canada in a while, but I remember Vancouver being a nice city to visit. Hopefully you can go one day! And yay for going to Japan! I went two years ago and absolutely loved it there. I am trying to plan another trip back! I look forward to hearing about your time there!

  4. Those frames are ADORABLE! Mind me asking what model number they are?

  5. Your new hair is so cute and suits you really well!! I love the glasses you chose. I desperately want new ones myself ;-; That Armin keychain is also cute. I like your travel stories! I would love to travel to the US sometime, it sounds like a whole different world out there *_* I’m super excited though because I’m going to Tokyo in the summer, do you have any recommendations? :D I like food and shopping hehe

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  6. Welcome back! ♥ It sounds like you have been travelling a lot *o* Can’t wait to see your Japan haul!

    Btw, your hair cut is super cute & I also like you makeup~~

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