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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Rilek-lah Like Rilakkuma with Canon EOS M10

They say the cartoon character you like more or less reflects what type of person you are. If you like Hello Kitty, you're the girlish/princessy type, if you like Dragon Ball character, you're the courageous/justice type etc... As for me, I found my soul mate few years back, I can never find one cartoon character that has so much connection with me and when Rilakkuma character landed in Malaysia, I'm hooked on it! (I'm eating Rilakkuma Pretzel while typing this post lololol)




Rilakkuma which literally means Relax (Rilak) and Bear (Kuma), is a character by San-X and first appeared in year 2003 on a comic book called Rilakkuma Seikatsu (Life of Rilakkuma). It quickly become a big hit because of it's relaxing, lazing around cuteness and has become a big hit since then. And now, I can't believe that I'm invited to Butterfly Project x Canon's Around The World with Rilakkuma & Canon event, and of course I can't wait to have a look at the Canon EOS M10 x Rilakkuma Collaboration set.




The event hosted at WhupWhup cafe on a sunny Saturday







Look who I brought to the event with me although the invitation clearly stated no plus one (shhhh~)



The event's dress code is Travel and it took me quite some time to figure out what I'm gonna wear that day because my travel style are usually comfy and casual. Lucky me I bought a Rilakkuma raincoat during my last Bangkok trip and I was like, rainy days is a part of travel weather too sometimes so why not?




and I end up looking like a huge Rilakkuma bear hahahahaha
Here are the S, M, L and XXL size Rilakkuma lol



Never once I step into an event venue with big wide smile like that day. Seeing all the Rilakkuma plushies sitting around the chairs, colourful balloons everywhere, I'm literally in Rilakkuma wonderland. Canon has decided to take travel and adventure to another level by jumping into Nui-Dori's bandwagon.  Nui-Dori means Toy-Travel is a recent hype where you bring your toy to travel with you and include the toy in travel pic. And with the collaboration with Rilakkuma, Canon's Special Edition EOS M10 Box set comes with a limited edition 24cm Rilakkuma plush toy and is officially Canon's next travelling companion.




In conjunction with this blogger event, a special guest was invited to the venue, needless I say....


It is Rilakkuma in the house
OMGOMGOMGOMGOMG *hyperventilating*


I almost cried when I saw it walking out from backstage. I never thought I would be able to see life-size Rilakkuma walking around, waving, doing some silly dancing moves in my life. At least not when I'm at Malaysia and not Japan. I try so hard to calm down and not to cry, it is one of the precious, touching moment in my life and I gotta thank Canon Malaysia for this! 





Let's practice Nui-Dori on the spot shall we?






Rilakkuma and his Canon EOS M10 at a cafe while sipping coconut juice.





Actually that coconut juice is mine hahahaha



Another highlight moment of the event were the lucky draw and best dress contest. Too bad I didn't get to win in lucky draw which the grand prize is the Limited Edition Rilakkuma x Canon EOS M10 bundled kit, but still I won a prize in the best dress contest and got myself a big Rilakkuma plushie! 


Among other bloggers who are in the run of best dress
(Thanks Jean for the photo)





Last but not least, a big group photo with all the bloggers who attended the event on that day





The EOS M10 is the latest addition to canon's EOS M ranged of high performance mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera. It is the most compact and lightweight in the series, this camera is the camera you want to bring to travel and experience the adventures in life without missing any beautiful moment capturing opportunity.




Comes in white and black colour
I still like the white more, looks so sleek and chic

Here are more features of the Canon EOS M10:
  • 18.0MP APS-C CMOS Sensor 
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • Full HD 1080p video at 30/24fps
  • Built in WiFi connectivity NFC
  • Hybrid CMOS AF II, 49 point system
  • Up to 4.6fps and expandable ISO 25600
  • Creative Assist and Self Potrait mode


Canon EOS M10 are designed for perfect selfies too because the portrait mode features a on-touch beautification shortcut which offers skin smoothing effect. Seamless sharing on social media platforms and optional colorful jackets to dress up your camera, I want one of this camera like right now! (All the features doesn't really matter to me because I want everything that has something to do with Rilakkuma lololol)




Small but powerful!
Can we go travel around the world together someday?




Last but not least, I'm glad that I was at the event with these two:




What's more happier than having everything you love in one picture?




I guess my perfect travel idea will be: 
sun + sea + chilled watermelon + starry nights + summer dresses + good friends + Rilakkuma + wifi + Canon EOS M10... the list goes on and on lol...






Now you can take part in Canon's #ToyTravel photo challenge and for 3 months consecutively with 3 3 different themes, 3 winners from each theme will be chosen and they will walk away with Canon EOS M10 kit (EF-M14-45mm) along with 24cm Rilakkuma plush toy.

You'll just have to:

  1. Follow @CanonAsia on Instagram or Canon Imaging Asia on Facebook
  2. Take photos of your favourite toy according the theme of the month and hashtag #EOSM10Rilakkuma and #ToyTravel
  3. Post them on your Facebook/Instagram in public settings


The 1st theme was announced on 6th of June which the theme is "Food", I'm anticipating the next two themes for the coming two months.






For more information:






Monday, June 27, 2016

Boxes Cafe @ BBCC, Bukit Bintang City Centre, KL

Last Wednesday was a public holiday, what's more fun than date your girlfriends and head out for a "All Girls" date? We went to hair salon, get our hair fixed, some getting their manicure done, gossip while we're doing things we like, it was fun! 



Evening sky looked totally amazing that day, a beautiful blend of all pastel colours while we reached Boxes Cafe @ BBCC.






Located at former Pudu Jail site, Bukit Bintang City Centre is the latest addition of KL and the Boxes Cafe has became a popular place to go since April. The cafe is built inside containers, it's allude to Bangkok's Art Box night market place. The light bulbs decoration, greens, colourful containers with pretty themed interiors, I would love to hang out at this place over and over again.








In conjunction with the UEFA Euro 2016, Bukit Bintang City Centre is having a EWRO Fest till the 3rd of July, hence the menu of Boxes Cafe are named after European cities/football players during this football season. (I wonder why they don't have Casillas or Torres's name on the menu lolololol)  


EWRO Fest Pop-Up Menu



And here are the food and drinks we ordered that day:

Ang Mo "Kat Chai", RM8.90
Super duper sour, good for open up your appetite tho.





Lemongrass Sours, RM11.90
Not a fan of lemongrass drink but this icy cold lemongrass mixed soda beverage has took the taste to another level





Milo Dinosaur, RM7.90
Milo and choco pops, need I say more?





Barcelona, RM18.90
Beef meatballs in beef broth stew paired with garlic bread
It's been some time since I last had beef stew-ish like food and I love this! Although the broth aren't as thick as traditional stew, but it is quite tasteful and satisfying.






Granada, RM16.90
When I had my first bite of this, I can't stop frowning because it tastes weird. The chicken cutlets consists the taste of fish, as if they were both stored together in the freezer that combines both taste. Tomato sauce taste bland, this dish doesn't leave much good impression in me. 






Madrid, RM9.90
Freshly fried onion rings with mayonnaise, it was pretty decent.




Bon Appetit!



After we done our meal, we move from one container to another because it is more comfortable sitting at the sofa areas so that we could chill and talk. We talk basically about everything and by looking at the surroundings of Boxes Cafe, it suddenly struck us that if we're old and single we should totally buy container boxes like the cafe and place it at some friend's unused property, then furnished it nicely and live in it. We'll be like queens with our own rooms but still linked with each other that kind of interior structure. Hahahahaha.




Oh well, I really don't feel it's going to come true seeing that both of them are attached, probably getting married soon? Lololololol. I'm just gonna grow old and die in one of the container and just rot then. Haha. Enough of the girls talk, here are some silly photos we took that day. What's more fun than having these silly photos as one of your memories to remember friendship by?










But then I think again, do I really wanna live with these two crazy Virgos? No. Hahahahahaha. 





For more information:


Business Hour; 10a.m. - 10p.m.

Address: 1895, Jalan Hang Tuah, Pudu, 55200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: +6010 221 0179

Friday, June 24, 2016

Let's Go Bananas for Summer Fun

Summer Solstice was just Tuesday, it means that summer is officially here! What I hear most from my friends are: I wanna go to the beach! I would shout along: ME TOO! But getting tie up with jobs and issues lately I don't have the time to runaway, so might as well enjoy my time staying in this city and try to make some fun out from it.



Luckily, there's some way that I can make happy while strolling around the city of Kuala Lumpur, which is Kipling's latest Summer Pre-Fall 2016 Collection, which summer fun were induced into these bright, happy looking and yet sturdy crinkled nylon bags. 



Navy green and fauna motifs 





Happy Colours for Back To School Series: Clas Seoul
How I wish I have these as schoolbag, would've be the cool kid at school





Another cool collection found at the corner






A room full of happy-ness!







Cyrah S Trolley Bag in red!
Imagine having this as your luggage and you can spot your awesome bag from the luggage belt rightaway!



There quite some times at airport that I stand at the luggage belt waiting for my luggage to arrive, and I saw similar looking-luggage and realise it wasn't mine, or doubt that is it that my luggage where in fact that's really my luggage. LOL. I bet confusion definitely can be rule out with these bright colours unique Kipling travel bags.




I love these sky blue colour bags so much!


And there's more:


Perfect for some summer fun time!






Now let's just go and see the showcase presentation of Summer Pre-Fall Collection 2016





These travel looks are totally going on magazine spread


Have a look on the showcase presentation of Kipling's Summer Fun 2016:



I want basically everything at the showcase presentation.  *slowly becoming a Kipling fan* Right after the showcase, we were brought outdoor and I saw this huge yellow monkey bus! It is the KL Hop-On Hop-Off collaborated with Kipling and created this Summer Bus and painted the town with yellow and monkeys!


We get to hop-on to this bus and tour around my city!
Weeeeee~!!!


And did you know, throughout the month of June, this Kipling Summer  Bus is actually the key for the "Count the Kipling Monkeys" contest where winners will stand a chance to walk away with Kipling bags! To take part in this fun contest it is easy as counting bananas, you'll just have to:
  1. Catch the Kipling Summer Bus and roadshows and activities
  2. Count the number of monkeys on the exterior of bus
  3. Submit your entry with creative caption on Kipling's Faceoook


There's also another Kipling Summer Selfie contest for selfie lovers. Just take your best selfie with the Kipling Summer Bus or Kipling monkeys on the bus, upload to Instagram and use these hashtags: #MyKipling and #KiplingSummerFun16 to redeem exclusive Kipling merchandise on the spot! 



Last but not least, if you're always dreaming of going for sponsore summer vacation, Kipling might grant your wish! Spend RM500 and above at Kipling's store and you might stand a chance to win yourself flight tickets worth more than RM30,000! Okay I'm in! I'm gonna bring this girl to fly around the world with me:

What's more fun that spending Summer time with Svmm3r?
Hahahahahhahaha