Pandemic Tales: Celebrating Our First-Year Wedding Anniversary Apart

2020 was supposed to be THE year.  N and I had our marriage registered in Nov 2019 after months of groundwork (flying back and forth to get documents and approval from the respective departments, etc), and we finally had our wedding ceremony in February – before he flew back to the Philippines to wait out the six-month cooling off period (Malaysia has this law to … Continue reading Pandemic Tales: Celebrating Our First-Year Wedding Anniversary Apart

What It’s Like To Date A Filipino

So. You’ve got your eye on a cute guy from the beautiful country of the Philippines. But you’re worried about cultural differences, and how the relationship might work out. Fret not – I’m here to share with you what it’s like to date a Filipino, and what you can expect. winkwink  Now before we proceed, a disclaimer for the party poopers going “OMG Eris so … Continue reading What It’s Like To Date A Filipino

How To Get Married To A Malaysian: A Guide For Filipino Foreign Spouses

Hey guys!  So I haven’t had time to write about this properly, but I got my marriage registered in November last year (2019), with my Filipino husband.  We had the marriage registered in Malaysia and started planning as early as 2018. It took us over a year to have everything in place. Getting married in Malaysia is no walk in the park if your spouse … Continue reading How To Get Married To A Malaysian: A Guide For Filipino Foreign Spouses

Join The Subtle Asian Dating Group On FB To Completely Ruin Your Self Confidence

If you’ve been somewhere in the stratosphere and/or spend much of your time on the Internet, then you’ve probably heard of the Subtle Asian Traits Group on Facebook (they’ve even got their own Wiki page), which has over 1.6 million members who share content, memes and have discussions on the Asian experience in the West. An offshoot of this, which I recently heard about, is … Continue reading Join The Subtle Asian Dating Group On FB To Completely Ruin Your Self Confidence

Shinshe Lavender Cottage, Taichung – Not for Singles

It took me awhile to find out what this place is called. Tourism in Taiwan caters mostly to an Asian crowd (you’ll see a lot of domestic holiday-goers, Malaysian and Singaporean Chinese, Japanese and Koreans) and as such, it was hard to find English signs and place names. My cousin, who organised our trip there, simply told me this was ‘the love garden’ and that … Continue reading Shinshe Lavender Cottage, Taichung – Not for Singles

Again

I was upset about a friend today. Maybe she won’t be a friend anymore after today. If you’ve read my previous posts here and here, you’ll know why. Time and time again, I’ve hinted to her that it is not my job to do hers.  And time and time again, she takes this help and friendship for granted. What the logical, INTJ side of me … Continue reading Again

Happy Mother’s Day @ Taiping Lang, Puchong Jaya

Happy Mothers Day to all mums around the world! It’s not easy being a mum, so it’s not too much to have a special day to honour and celebrate all that she has done for you and the family. I was working on Mothers Day. We decided to go for an early celebration with a meal at Taiping Lang, a Nyonya restaurant in Bandar Puchong … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day @ Taiping Lang, Puchong Jaya