MIDNIGHT SUMMER DREAM

Fashion changes over time and so does perfume, however, spending a fortune on contemporary trending items is impractical and ludicrous. The fanciful illusion of the “IT” icon is so tempting to the consumers who are blind-folded by the material culture of today society. In fact, it is nothing but chasing rainbows. Similarly, the value of a certain perfume does not depend on the date it is realesed but the on the person who wears it. Launched in 2010, the Pure DKNY has been the statement for not only women revolution in Uganda but also the sustainability of the mother Earth.

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SUMMER GETAWAY

What are the kinds of romantic vision that you always have in this hottest season? Getting lost in a certain tropical paradise with your beloved one, driving a shinny car on a road trip to the skyline or lying lazily under the summer sun that can turn a leaisure pool into a giant tanning bed. However, reality cannot be made of  the closed eyes and the opened minds of day dreamers. If the level of enjoyment is based on individual financial status, how can people with tight budget getaway from the boredom of  their staycation? Is it possible to have a great summer holiday with an affordable price and without stepping out your front door? Yes, it is, definitely!

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TEA

Rumor has it, Kongming, the famous chancellor of the state of Shu Han in the Three kingdoms period, had married a woman with unpleasant appearance named Huang Yueying. Nevertheless, there were no specific records about her life in Chinese history and her name might just be a fictional invention of some romantic historians. The common viva voce regarding this story is that Kongming had compared attractive women with the sweetness of wine and unattractive women with the bitterness of tea. One would deceive your mind and one would enlighten it.

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THE TASTE OF JOY

Ongoing campaign for CI5 coffee
Photo & Edit: Lily Nguyen / Stylist & Retouch: Hoa Vo

Vietnam is the heaven for foodies, who are looking for delicious dishes with affordable price. One of the best places to eat out when you are in Vietnam is coffee shop: nice spaces, great decorations as well as tasty foods and drinks. It would be a delightful experience to explore the coffee shop’s menu with full of local and international choices. Until then, let take a visual tour through some selected dishes taken by the eyes of real gourmets, they would worth your time 🙂

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TODAY I SAY I DO

PicMonkey CollageThere are many methods for a person to become mature: earning your own living, studying abroad or even traveling to some places for the first time. One of the hardest ways to prove that you are now a functional part of your society is getting married. I guess I chose that tough one 🙂 .

Today, my beloved one and me have submitted the marriage registration in order to become one in the name of the law.

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STRAWBERRY COLADA

In the first day of new year, every female wants to become sweet and soft like a marshmallow in the eyes of her beloved one. I chose pink, the fabulous color with a variation of shades, which is familiar with a diverse range of age from baby girls, teenagers to young women.

I pick completely “pink” stuffs like blush flamingo t-shirt, taffy kaki jean and crepe vest. This lovely strawberry colada is absolutely matches my outfit and its taste is delicious, too.

{Photo courtesy: http://digitalsynopsis.com}

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BREAKFAST IN VIETNAM

Trying to name genuine things of a particular culture by different language is really an absurd idea. In one aspect, you can hardly find transformative word which has balanced meaning to the original. Furthermore, the idea behind that word will be definitely ceased or even completely changed at the moment you transform the way to call it.

Today is the last day of the year of the horse 2014, we celebrate a new year to come with conventional dishes and customs. Albeit the teenagers love to use milk and cereal like Western style, the elders and adults tend to eat more old-fashioned viand.

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