Wednesday, December 4, 2019

My Chilhood Dark Secret

Hey readers,

December is here again. My birthday month. Another year older. Second birthday and Christmas without dad.

I know there ain't many readers in my blog so imma let go something I've been holding on a long time. When I was by my dad's death bed on his final moments I did not shed any tears nor had any reaction throughout the whole situation. There are some things we are proud of as he is a role model to the public esp his students but there are some things only I know myself.

When I was 10, I started to sleep alone in my own room after my  grandma who took care of me since I was a baby had a stroke so she had to live elsewhere for treatment. I was the only child in my fam although I have a way older stepbrother and stepsister through my dad.

When I was about 11 I had to sleep with a blade under my pillow. Hmmm....I don't know if I should tell you why but it was for protection from my dad. Whenever I felt a certain part of my body touched when I was trying to sleep I would immediately take out my blade and point to threaten him. Mind you i always go to sleep with my blanket fully covering my body. Ever since then I was scared to fall asleep too quickly and changed my sleeping position.

I opened up about what happened to my mum last year however she brushed off as a loving gesture that my dad was trying to tuck me to sleep. I clearly remember what was going on! Some childhood memories always stay fresh in my mind. I didn't tell my husband any of this either. Well, nevermind, my dad will always be the wonderful kind person that everyone look up to. But I am typing this now because this nightmare has been haunting me for years and I have no one to rant.

Ok enough for today... Don't worry this ain't a suicide post altho I had been suicidal before. One more thing imma drop is I'm flying to somewhere for 2020 countdown because yolo so imma post my trip here literally next year. Stay tuned.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Top 10 Haunted Hotels I Have Stayed

Happy Halloween!

Muahaha I'm so excited when it comes to paranormal topic. As I was busy finding hotel for my next trip, I did some background check as well then thought how come I never share my haunted hotel list. As my travel experience grew, I always try my best to never book hotels that have some unwanted stories behind. Most haunted hotels were booked in my early days where I don't care as long as there's a place to stay.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Turkey: Itinerary and Budget

Dear readers,

It's been a year since I last touched this blog. A sad tragedy has fallen upon our family last year. My father passed away on May 5th 2018 and I secluded myself from the world. Losing a loved one has made a deep impact in our lives. The scar will never heal but we must go on living. There's not a day pass without thinking about dad. There isn't something I do or somewhere I land my feet on without reminiscing the past. Time did not do justice.

Anyway I am here to share with you about my anniversary trip to Turkey with my husband. We have recently celebrated our 6th wedding anniversary and 15 years since our first date.


Monday, March 18, 2019

CuboPark @ Chusan Penang



One word: Horrible

Venue: Cubopark is an open air concept park with containers served as stalls and food outlets perceived as a very instagramable place.

Long story short: Photography not allowed. Anyone holding DSLR will get screwed. Person in charge (a bit tanned, short and plump lady) holding walkie talkie spied on us even after we had dinner. Scared us from behind when hubby took out camera again. She said she has been watching us. Surrounding people thought we are criminals.
Got humiliated af.
Bad management.
No signboard saying dos and don'ts.


The Long Story:

She said we should have written letter to the management but we kept telling her we are not here for commercial photography. We are just a couple taking pics of eachother like everyone else. C'mon la we are doing free publicity for you. Our friends have been asking about the place but now we can just tell them not to go. Waste time.

We never experienced such humiliation before. Even when we brought DSLR to Queensbay Mall, Gurney plaza, Gurney Paragon, premium outlet, KLCC cos u know there are events at concourse area to shoot but we were never questioned about our DSLR. We don't bring tripod or take photos in the shops or bring into cinema cos we know the rules well enough.

As you can see from our travel photos in this blog, famous malls like Harrods, Lafayette, Grand bazaar and several more did not chase us out either. We also entered without hassle into numerous museums, mosques, churches, temples, castles, palaces (without tripod of course).

We were always welcomed with open arms and friendly smiles and some caretakers/guards/management even gave tips for the best view. They told us they were happy we are promoting them. But Cubopark being open space PARK (obviously) ambushed and made us feel so unwelcomed we had to run to the doors. So immediate that I forgot to try the marshmallow dessert at Haru Hari cos we just had dinner at SYST and teabreak at Mango B. See, I'm not those kids who came just to take pics for their Ig. My purpose here was to try your food and take pics to review here....for FREE!


The reason why we brought a DSLR was we saw so many people taking pics with DSLR in Cubopark on Facebook and Instagram. My friend also brought her camera as well. So we thought since its a well decorated outdoor space that encourages phototaking there's nothing wrong with what I am doing. Why did I edit this post by putting the long version? Because I hope the management might one day stumble upon this lowly humble blog and see my clarification.


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