An Anxious Student in a Foreign Country

by Kuma

Hallo, pals! Miss us much?

While Peach is busy being a Korean diva and working her butt off at the Korean Centre, I travelled to Singapore for my studies. (Yes, more studies, MOAR  😈)

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First impression: Absolute bliss. First few days I was like a tourist, I spent my time hopping on and off the bus, and familiarising myself with the super efficient SMRT system. I ate out a lot, finally paid a visit to DAISO (oh Daiso! the land where everything is $2), bought weather-friendly clothes (MUJI and COTTON ON ❤ ), and did the usual touristy attractions. I was blown away by the convenience of living in this tiny country. Again, these were only the first few days, what was referred to as the “Honeymoon Period” in a talk at my University. When everything is glorious, attractive, and you’re basically a sport and willing to accept a new place as your own for the next year or so.

~One Week Later

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Top 5 Dark Anime!

By Peach

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It’s a common misconception that anime is meant for little children. All over the world, animation is mostly geared towards a younger audience, but for the Japanese, this isn’t always the case.

Whenever I hear, ‘Anime is just like cartoons’, my skin crawls and it takes all of my self control not to flip some tables and rage!
Anime is far from just children’s cartoons. There are multiple genres that are geared towards different people and age-groups.

For example, Kodomomuke is meant for little kids.. Shojo is geared towards teen girls and Shonen for teen boys. And then you have darker more mature genres of anime, Josei and Seinen for older girls and boys, respectively.

In this post, I’ll share with you some darker more mature anime that will hopefully change your perspective and get you hooked!

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Come Snot or Tear: Top Korean Movies That Will Make You Cry!

by Kuma

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There have been times in our lives, when we were distraught – bawling our eyes out, snot covering our faces, and a soaking pillow- all this not because of a distressful life event, but something a bit more important, i.e., a sad, morbid, morose, excruciatingly painful film.

I cry at the slightest display of emotion, therefore, watching sad movies is sort of dangerous for my system. But nonetheless, Peach and I can’t exist without ’em!

So, get your pajamas all ready, pillows all mussed and squeezed within an inch of their lives, because the following list of Korean movies is your ticket to the Teardom of Pain! *Dun Dun Dunnn*

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Top 5 Coming of Age Anime!

By Peach

Anime is an integral part of my childhood, and my fallback through awkward puberty and teenage angst! Coming of age anime is a must if you want to reminisce about childhood days, and if you’re still in those days, then there’s much to be learned from them!

So I bring to you, my list of Top 5 coming of age anime!

Now we’ve all been acquainted with Naruto, Bleach, Death Note, One Piece and the like. So I’m choosing to overlook these illustrious gems!

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Sweater Weather Tag! ❄ ❄ ❄

by Peach and Kuma

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Thank you so much to Bapalaya, for tagging us to do the Sweater Weather tag!

Even though we won’t be facing Sweater Weather for quite a while, doing this tag was a respite from our current deadly heat, and we had a lot of fun dreaming about cardigans scarfs and boots!

The rules of this tag are as follows:
Answer the Sweater Weather questions, and tag 10 bloggers to do the same! Easy!

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The Plebeian Guide to Living Life- Tip #4

by Peach
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Do you need a storage solution to your behemoth pile of nail polishes? The answer lies in chocolates, my friend. Ferrero Rocher chocolates, to be exact!

If you’re wondering what on earth those two could have in common, have you ever laid your eyes on the boxes these delicious treats come in, before scarfing them down your face? They are adorable little plastic boxes that are just the right size to store your nail polishes in!

If only food was always the answer. ^_^

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Learning Korean: A Guide to Korean Language for Beginners! 화이팅!

by Kuma (곰: bear)

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Learning a new language is a big and important step in life. It reflects your willingness to accept an entirely alternative culture and its people’s traditions, rituals, and practices.

Since peach and I have a soft spot for all things Asian, we are forever going to be learning Korean and Japanese, for as long as we shall exist! ^_^

For any and all of those interested or willing to learn the fundamentals of Korean language, given that you too are a bit obsessive about K-drama and K-pop, or even otherwise, I am here to help! Just follow the guidelines below, and you’ll be golden!

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Personalisation: A Guide to Giving Gifts ❋

by Kuma

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Nobody can deny the excitement one feels, while receiving presents on their birthdays, anniversaries, or graduation, or Christmas, or… Add on top of that, a thoughtful and invested presentation, and what’s inside becomes a lot more special.

When you’re about to give your best friend, your lover, or your family any sort of object or emotion as a gift, try to think beyond the price tag. Because, what it boils down to is the sheer joy of receiving something from somebody so close to you. So, why not make it even more special?

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Women, Unite!!

by Peach
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I love Taylor Swift, Mine and Kuma’s sleepovers aren’t complete without a T-Swizzle dance party!

And so, when I saw Taylor Swift’s Bad Blood music video, I was blown away. I stared in awe at some of my favourite actresses and models portraying a strong bad ass image. Slinging their swords and guns, they prepared for battle, together.

I was so excited! Zendaya and Cara! For someone, who desperately needs more amazing super heroine type women in her life, this video was gold for me!

But then I stopped to think about it, who are they fighting? Another girl.

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