1. Cherry Blossom Ending by Busker Busker
It’s easy to see why Cherry Blossom Ending is still dominating the charts a year later. It’s the perfect song for spring ah I could listen to it forever. Make sure to check out their first album. First Love (첫사랑), Yeosu Night Ocean (여수 밤바다) and Calling You (전활 거네) are also heavily played favorites ♪
2. Blue Ocean Floor by Justin Timberlake
Everyone’s talking about 20/20 Experience! For the most part I found it to be an enjoyable album. Nothing groundbreaking, but it wasn’t all terrible (except maybe too long?). Pusher Love Girl, That Girl and Mirrors are absolute favorites, but the one that caught me by surprise was Blue Ocean Floor because it’s just so calming and airy and tranquil. Get the album here.
3. Everlasting Love by Jacky Cheung
There’s no one who will ever do Cantopop justice the way that the legends did it (Roman Tam, Anita Mui, Leslie Cheung etc.), but I hold Jacky’s songs dearest to my heart because I grew up listening to his audio cassettes. These are great translations. THE SINCERITY. It’s a shame that a lot of new artists just don’t write like this anymore.
※ Music posts will be deleted after a month, so go check out the albums!
I recently picked up the Revlon Nearly Naked foundation after saying good bye to my faaaavorite fancy lady foundation, the Dior Diorskin Nude Hydrating Glow Foundation, and I’m so excited by how much I love the Revlon that I thought I’d do a review on it. Sometimes I like to pretend I’m a beauty blogger!! There are a ton of reviews online already, but hopefully someone with similar skin needs as mine might find it helpful in figuring out if this is right for them. Continue reading
A continuation! Part one is here. Again, mouseover bold items for addresses & notes. Continue reading
A very special two-in-one post because despite meeting two different friends almost a month apart, the day’s agenda was almost exactly the same – Korean food followed by tea & cakes ☆ Continue reading
Happy Lunar New Year!
I hope everyone had a wonderful time with family and that you are all happy and healthy in the coming year ☆ Chinese New Year is my absolute favorite holiday because it 1. involves decorating the house with all kinds of stuff that would otherwNise be terribly tacky – Red bows on all the plantssss! GOLD EVERYWHERE!!! and 2. I get to stuff my face with as much 糕，fried treats, cakes, sugared fruits, nuts and chocolate as I want because CNY is all about excess. NO REGRETS.
I missed out on a lot of the festivities this year, which I would say is disappointing, but only half so because ugh crowds. Anyway, I started thinking about 花街 in China and the smell of New Years foods, which made me realize that I never got around to posting my photos of my trip to Guangzhou in ’11. I didn’t celebrate the new year in Guangzhou that year, but I’ve been feeling nostalgic for the slow life so I thought it wouldn’t hurt to share.
I took a 2 week trip with my mom to visit my grandmother in November of 2011. Since it was a personal trip, we didn’t do much exploring, but I didn’t mind it too much. I usually don’t have access to the internet while I’m in Guangzhou because of the visits are relatively short and so it was a nice opportunity to disconnect and spend my time going to my favorite places and eating delicious foods. Continue reading