Curly Hair Confessions

*Disclaimer: This post talks a lot about hair so please avoid scrolling down if you have hair phobia (Chaetophobia)

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Your hair is your identity – and it took me awhile to really appreciate this thick, curly mane. Growing up in Singapore, the humidity did me no favours and I was a walking fur ball –  no joke. Continue reading “Curly Hair Confessions”

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A Pretty Irish Country Wedding

So it’s nearly October, the summer months are over. Does anyone else feel like it lasted about a week? As if it was 2 months ago that I made my first visit to Ireland! It is so crazy how sometimes you focus so much on travelling to some exotic destination faraway when you have something beautiful an hour’s flight across the waters. Continue reading “A Pretty Irish Country Wedding”

Mel Tries – A Vegan detox

After this alcohol, sugar – in fact just calories in general, filled summer that I have had I decided to give my body a cleanse. Not only am I attempting #SoberSeptember, I am going Vegan for 10 days too (for the first time everrrr). Why? My skin was so bad by the end of summer and I was always feeling bloated. I’ve been trying to cut down dairy anyway as I’ve noticed a direct correlation to my bloaty feeling and I am sure gluten is instigator too.

There are a few things being a 10 day vegan has taught me, I have entered the vegan realm and live to speak about it: Continue reading “Mel Tries – A Vegan detox”

Mel Tries – Mountain Biking in Sweden

With my whole aim to try something new every month, I was kitted up in full cycling gear (thanks to my mom) and brought on my first proper mountain bike experience in Sweden (thanks to her boyfriend). I say proper, because I have cycled up a few hills, like the attempt to cycle to Vintgar Gorge in Slovenia which went horrible wrong or that time I almost fell in Myanmar when I realized my brakes weren’t working while cycling/rolling down a steep hill. Continue reading “Mel Tries – Mountain Biking in Sweden”