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30 Things I Did When I Was 30

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1) Had a Yacht party for my 30th.
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I am one who doesnt like celebrating my birthday but it was great to celebrate my 30th with my closest friends and family
 
2) Green Corridor Run with the GF
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Nothing better then cultivating a healthy lifestyle. It was the GF’s first ever run. For someone who hates exercising, its fantastic
 
3) Virgin Wakeboard session
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4) Brought the GF to Perth
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5) I actually quit my Investment Banking job. (and it was my FIRST job!)
After almost 6 years of long hours, numerous capital fundraising exercise and Initial Public Offerings, it was time to wrap it up and move on to other things
 
6) Spent a good amount of time with my Sister who’s based overseas.
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We hung out in Hoi An, Vietnam
 
7) Diving in Koh Lipe
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8) Santorini with my girls
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9) Emceed for an old friend’s Wedding.
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10) Finally made the trip up to Canada to hang out with my brother from another mother
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Ive known this fella since we were 6-7 years old.
 
11)  Brought the GF to New York City and lived in the Upper East Side for 3 weeks
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12) Had an amazing almost month long experience in Mongolia.
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13) Did a mini  Nadaam Festival horse race with my Mongolian Guide.

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Fastest I ever rode on a horse. Exhilarating
 
14) Wrestled with the Mongolians
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I finally won a wrestling duel on the last day in Mongolia… atop a mountain monastery, on a sacred ground where only men are allowed
15) Swam with the Whale Sharks
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16) Celebrated my Grandpa’s 80th Birthday in Grandeur
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17) Started my New Job with Family Office.
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Exciting yet apprehensive
 
18)  Started doing Pilates regularly
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19) Signed the final documents for the purchase of my first Property.  Scary.
 
20) Color Run- twice. In Perth and in Singapore
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21) I got featured in Esquire Magazine
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22) My photo won a photography contest by Lipton Tea
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23) Attended Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew’s 90th Birthday Celebrations
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24) Celebrated Dad’s Birthday with an all expense paid trip by his kids.
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25) Watched Alicia Keys LIVE in concert in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with the GF
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The GF’s first ever concert. And her idol
 
26) 1 Year anniversary with the GF
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27)  My first ever flea market stall.
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 Gf and I sold most of our ticket items.
 
28) (Impact) Invested in a friend’s start up business dealing in Organic Food Produce in Ladakh, the Himalayas.
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I am particularly proud of this because my investment has a positive social impact in that region as it helps to create a sustainable economy. I hope to bring the products to South East Asia one day.
 
29) Was at the tallest building in the world
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30) Started this blog
Thanks 2013
Denn