Saturday, July 27, 2013

Celcom's PortaWifi's This Raya!

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Hari Raya is coming upon us and Celcom has been succeeding the rest in its promotions. From my previous post, We now know that Celcom was giving out flyers which will allow us to redeem a free PortaWifi. 

Since I received it, I headed over to a Blue Cube outlet at Publika to redeem my free PortaWifi. 

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Such a happy face LOL

If you’re wondering what a PortaWiFi is, PortaWiFi by Celcom is a device that lets you enjoy your very own personal WiFi wherever you go! Riding on Celcom First Data plan, you can use the PortaWiFi at home, outdoors on your laptops and even in your car!

Just imagine bustling through the jam heading back to your kampung. I guess this will be a great addition as you'll be able to get a great connection of internet for your laptop, phone or whatsoever! It'll make any journey an enjoyable one. 

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With the PortaWiFi device, you can basically

- Share WiFi access with up to 5 devices at once
- Surf at speeds of up to 21Mbps
- Get up to 10GB data with the widest coverage of the fastest network

If you didn’t get a flyer at the toll plaza and still want to get one, Celcom is having a promotion where you can get a FREE PortaWiFi when you sign up with their Celcom First Data plan and enjoy a total of up to RM120 rebates on your monthly bills.

You can get more info here: www.celcom.com.my/personal/promotion/wifi?pid=1360826467841

Dont miss out on this promotions! and get ready to have an awesome Hari Raya! 

Thursday, July 25, 2013

A Raya Gift from Celcom

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I was cruising around doing errands today and somehow as I stopped at the Sungai Besi Toll, There was a surprise happening over there. There were some people giving out flyers to the people paying at the Tolls.

I was blur at that moment and just took it as well, we don't see this kinda things happening too often do they? So well I read through it while driving *okay I know this is a bad habit such as using your handphones* but it was quite interesting as I found out it is done by Celcom

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Stated in the flyer, Celcom is giving out 500 PortaWiFi devices for FREEEEE in conjunction with this year's Hari Raya. So do look out when you're driving pass a toll!

I'm gonna redeem mine probably tomorrow =P hehe

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Cebu's Lechon Baboi!

Yes once again I'm in the Philippines! I've headed over to Cebu this time for my 2nd trip all sponsored by Cebu Pacific, Agoda & Visa! 

If you didn't know how this happened, I won the Cebu Pacific Juan Blogger Contest a few months back, and I've won 4 trips to the Philippines inclusive of flights, accommodation and 2000USD spending money!

I've chose Cebu for the 2nd trip as well, since Manila is over, Cebu would be the next best destination to go as of course...its CEBU PACIFIC AIRWAYS HOME! It is also known as the "Queen City of the Southern Philippines"

I was given my 2nd Visa Challenge this time, to find for a famous Filipino food in the region. The clue given was: Filipino food prepared on a bamboo and cooked over burning charcoal. You wiill surely enjoy the crispy skin of this animal when fully roasted and every bite explodes of juicy, savoury flavour. Even American chef Anthony Bourdain hailed it as the best among the versions in the Spanish-influenced countries.

After I was given the clue, I headed out to Google to search for it, honestly, it was more a challenge to find it compared to the 1st challenge of finding Halo-halo in Manila. After some time of searching and asking my Philipino friends, I found out it is called Lechon Baboi!

I headed over to Ayala Mall in Cebu to find this dish, and finally I found it at the supermarket! You can buy it per kg over there woohoo! It stated "the best lechon in town" and yeah it was great! here are some pictures

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A small Lechon stall

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The best lechon in town!

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You can choose the normal lechon, or the spicy lechon

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pigs head! oink oink!

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Preparing our portions

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Paying the cashier with the prepaid card provided by VISA.The cashier was a little shy =/

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The happy face completing the challenge

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Om nom nom nom

It was definitely delicious and interesting. I would definitely recommend it to anyone as the crispiness of the skin is really great and it definitely doesn't need any sauces or condiments to go with it. Go for the spicy ones if you can!

I'll be updating more on my Cebu trip soon!

Sunday, July 14, 2013

My new Aries Gold watch!

To start things up, some of you may know that I am a collector of watches. I have watches ranging from the affordable Casio to the ever exclusive Franck Muller. It has became a hobby and an addiction at the same time as every timepiece will suit a different occasion which i'm attending

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Now to add another watch to my collection, I have just received an Aries Gold G500 Watch! *woohoo* 

I managed to win it from a contest that Fay Hokulani & Aries Gold Watches organized and well it is epic! Thanks so much for picking me the winner!

A little history on Aries Gold Watches, it was created in 1928 and is an international brand registered at Switzerland. Aries Gold strives to create a sophisticated collection for the urban, young, and stylish luxury seekers.

All Aries Gold watches are designed on onsite interviews with professionals like racers, deep sea divers, aircraft engineers, fashion designers or entrepreneurs to create robust, functional and inspiring timepieces built to last, timepieces with a story.

I had Ying Zi to help me out by collecting it since it was at Singapore and it has finally arrived! Thanks Ying Zi!

Check it out:

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The G500 is a very sturdy and solid watch. its really heavy too! 

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Woohoo!

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Like a watch model! LOL



If you're looking for new timepieces, you can check out their collection of watches at:

Website: www.ariesgold.com/ 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ariesgoldwatches


Once again, Thanks Fay Hokulani, Aries Gold Watches for this awesome contest and Ying Zi for bringing it over! 

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Drifting with the Honda Civic! Let your intuition take over!

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I was given the chance to test drive the new Honda Civic 9th Generation and it wasn't a normal test drive! a 30 of us were given the chance to bring it for a long journey, and to try out some safety courses that were provided by Honda.

We gathered at Paradiso, Solaris Dutamas where we found our team mates and had a light lunch over there. As for my team, I had Ariff & Aim. New friendly faces to me! *of course I had to brush up my BM since we mainly talked in BM*

There were a few different types of Civics for the drive that day ranging from the Civic Hybrid 1.5L, Civic 1.8S, Civic 2.0S and the Civic 2.0 Navi. As for the price range for the Civic, it starts at RM115,980 until RM136,980.

One new thing about the Honda Civic was that each one was equipped with ECO mode. which allowed the car to perform at a more optimum level while not burning too much fuel. It is the first petrol car to have this feature. Other than that, the Civic Hybrid is the pioneer of Hybrid technology in Malaysia which now comes with 8 years warranty on the battery and great after sales service.

We had a 10 car convoy for this drive and well it was something different! 

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The Civic 2.0 Navi with Mugen Bodykit

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My Civic 2.0S for the day





We started our journey by taking a drive to Rawang, where we were able to go to some secluded hillside roads to test out the handling of the Civic. As for me, I tried taking the corners as fast as I could and it was just bliss!

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our beloved sweeper

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Teehee!






We were all given an iPad each to record a video of our trip and mainly our experience with the Honda. the best part was, there was a creative team ready to edit all our videos at the end of the trip. So once we were given the iPads, all hell broke loose! LOL

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After our long drive, through the hilly roads of Rawang, we then raced off to Desa Park City where we had a whole course laid out for us to participate in. The exercises emphasized on the Anti Brake System (ABS), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) & a slalom course for us to record the fastest time

As for the ABS, it was a course to show how effective Honda's ABS is and we're able to change directions even while jamming the brakes.

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Running over them cones! *yes rebecca its you! LOL*






The VSA course was pretty cool as we were required to drift! tell me how many times can you test drive a car and say: "I WANT TO DRIFT"? We were able to take the corners at high speeds and let the car do the rest! 

VSA helps in maintaining full stability of the car, and it works together with the ABS and traction control system. It also has selective braking, example: 1 brake will activate while the other 3 will not to ensure the car is stabilized. It also countersteers when the car has understeered or oversteered

Check out them drifts!

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learning it from the instructor

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Last but not least there was a Slalom challenge organized where there were a series of twist and turns. of course there were prizes up for grabs so we had to try to get the fastest time for it! We were using the Mugen Civic for it! Check out some of the pictures:

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some joyful faces





After a good time practicing at these courses, we finally headed back for Paradiso where the final speeches, editing of video and dinner was served! of course for our video, we had some ideas that were removed due to some inappropriate content hahaa


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The creative team editing our videos



Check out our video:






As for the Slalom course, the top 3 times were able to get themselves awesome prizes! an iPod, iPad and a Sony Nex 3 were up for grabs! Other than that, there was also a special award for the person who hit the most cones down during the course LOL He got himself a 500gb hard disk

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Prize Winners




last but not least, the final group picture!

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I want to thank Honda Malaysia for giving me this opportunity of testing driving the new Honda Civic. Can't wait for better things to come!

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Winning a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini at the Chaton Launch

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I was invited to the Chaton Launch a week back, and yeah I won a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini! *okay its time to cool down the hype*. It was held at Butter factory where media & bloggers came for the official launch

Chaton is a cross-platform mobile messaging app where you can basically do anything from chatting, to sending voice messages, anicons and way more. As for the launch itself, plenty of people came in orange, since it was ChatOn's colour and of course there was definitely a prize for best dressed!

The day before the Chaton launch, I headed over to Pyramid to just get something orange to put on. couldn't find much orange, as well its a very random colour to put on, especially when I always wear Black/White. Sooner or later, i managed to find a Polo Tee by Santa Barbara Polo, and it was a great fit. better still, it was 50% off! So i just scored it and bought it

I headed there pretty early, and I started a swarm of orange just getting into the venue! semangat giler babi!

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Yukiko & I

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The adorable "Chun Li" Jyuri LOL

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Yeeing with Ryan's duckie. *alright that sounds wrong*

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and there she goes again

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Michelle & I

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Elvina & Diana

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The lovely Joanna

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See how orange we are

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Ashley, Karmun & Yeeing

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Aris, Ryan, Nathaniel & I

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Chaton Guy doing a dance

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Eyes shut with Diana babe *shucks*

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The lovely ladies






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So when it came to the best dressed, Liang brought out the 5 nominees on stage. and to choose the winner, a dance off happened. I was one of them woohoo! and 5 of us had to show our dance moves. 

Bringing back my rusty old moves since 4 years back (yeah i didn't dance that long) I manage to emerge the winner! and Aris came in 2nd! We both managed to score a Samsung S3 mini each! woohoo!

So here are some shots of my dancing LOL *please dont laugh*

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Liang announcing me the winner! =D woohoo *free phone for me

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Receiving my S3 Mini

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All the best dressed & best dressed nominees! 

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Don Chan, The man who makes it happen!

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Bloggers Group picture with Liang

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The last blogger group picture! love you guys!



After the event was over, Jaz, Sandy and myself headed over to Jalan Alor for some good food and bonding time! woohoo. as for the last pic of the day:

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Camwhoring at Jalan Alor


Once again, thank you Samsung Malaysia & Don Chan for inviting me over, and thanks for the new phone! =D

*some photo credits to Jaz, Joanna, Dusty, Fish & Yin Yin