• Health & Beauty,  Money

    My ‘Unbranded’ Year End Sale Items Surprised Me

    “What did you buy during 11.11 sale?” my friend asked me. “Skincare products,” I replied, feeling a lil’ bit proud of myself. “Claraaa??!!” she looked at me at disbelief Lol… Yup, most of the products that I bought during the year end sale are ‘unbranded’ or should I say, less popular. What makes me excited the most during the year end sale is I can stock-up skincare products such as shampoo, conditioner, face serum, face moisturizer, lip balm, etc at low prices #necessity I always tell people that I’m a FIRE movement follower, but I know I’m not 100% doing what’s supposed to do: saving >50% of my salary for…

  • Money,  Travel

    This is How Low Maintenance Girl Pays for Her Trips

    In the previous blog post, I shared my experience having too many mini-retirements aka six holidays in a year. Little do people know that being low maintenance allows me to travel. Just think about it… How could I possibly have the money? Because I’m a low maintenance girl. I’m conscious of my spending so I can save enough money to travel. Here are some habits that help me travel often: Work, Instead of Travelling, during Semester Break After my first internship and earning my very own money, I took another one. The boss liked my work and accepted me to work for him again in the next semester breaks. I…

  • Money,  Travel

    Why You Need to Own a Filtered Water Bottle

    I travel often and sometimes to countries where I can’t safely drink the tap water. One day, I found out about filtered water bottle and how it helped me save a lot of money when travelling. It’s all started when I moved from Indonesia to Malaysia. The first few months after I moved from Indonesia to Malaysia, I could feel the pinch every time I spent money because of the currency rate. At that time, RM1 is equivalent to Rp3.000,00 (3x rupiah). Even mineral water was considered pricey to me. Now I’m working and earning my own money, I’m still facing the same issue whenever I travel to countries with…