Twenty six things I did when I was twenty six.
Ended my 2-year relationship with my ex. Of all possible days to do it, we broke up the day of my birthday. It was painful at first, but since then she got herself happily attached, while I also found myself a girlfriend.
She is Japanese. Her name is Soni.
Full name Soni Playstation Three.
Unfortunately, lately I have been neglecting Soni a bit. I hardly even had time to eat or sleep normally, let alone play with Soni.
I hope she’s not angry at me.
Took part in two 42km marathon runs.
The first was in Singapore last December. I trained hard for the Singapore Marathon and completed it within 6 hours 15 minutes – even with my iPod running out of juice.
I ran again in Kota Kinabalu last month. Due to lack of time, I did not train at all for this marathon and physically could not manage to go on after 33km.
Ah well, at least I attempted.
Became an uncle, for the fourth time. Everybody say hi to Ethan!
Shaved my head bald for charity.
The target was to raise RM50,000. Thanks to the generosity of kennysia.com readers, we managed to raise RM65,325.01!
Travelled to Ho Chi Minh City.
When it was announced that Vietnam had won the ASEAN cup, the entire city was turned upside down into an absolute chaos and frenzy.
Travelled to Phuket.
It was supposed to be a Valentine’s Day trip I planned for me and my ex. We broke up 5 days after I booked all the flights and hotels. Instead of bitching and moaning about it, I did something I have never ever done before in my entire life – I put up and thick face and asked somebody whom I only met once to come along.
To me utter surprise, she agreed. It was the weirdest, awkward and most platonic Valentine’s Day date I ever had.
Travelled to Wales. Saw some sheep.
I stayed at a friend’s place far away from the tourist district, in the town of Tal-y-bont. I thought there might be nothing to do, but just by walking out of his house, I managed to discover some of the most beautiful untouched pieces of nature.
Travelled to Ireland. Saw the Cliffs of Moher. When I saw a picture of this on a tourist brochure, I immediately hired a car and drove all the way to the west side of the island.
Went to St James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin.
As an avid Guinness drinker, this to me, is like going to Disneyland.
Travelled to Manchester. Went to Old Trafford Stadium. Saw Manchester United. Got force-converted into a Manchester United fan. Then witnessed Manchester United lost in the most embarrassing fashion to Liverpool 4-1.
Travelled to Bali. Again. With 4 hot babes in tow.
I swear I did not deliberately plan for this to happen, but I ain’t complaining! Most men would give up their left testicle in my position. They had a great time being pampered like princesses and I had fun playing tour guide.
It was such a memorable trip that we’re still trading inside jokes till this day.
Travelled to Tokyo. Saw Mount Fuji.
Travelled to Copenhagen. Molested The Little Mermaid.
Travelled to Melbourne. Hosted the Merdeka Party with LapSap and Kim Ong in front of thousands of Malaysian students and had an absolute blast of a time.
Despite having no hosting experience prior to
this, the crowd response that night was something I will remember for the rest of my life. I remember having so much trouble going from one end of the room to the other because I kept having to stop and snap photos with so many people.
It was so awesome. I wanna to go back to party in Melbourne again.
Dressed up as Arthur Guinness. Met up with The Black Eyed Peas. Made them laugh.
Till this day I have a "hard time" (hur hur) digesting the fact that Fergie put her arms on my shoulder.
Dressed up as Susan Boyle. Flashed my vajayjay.
Still jetting back and forth between Kuching and KL. It went from being once a month, to once every 2 weeks, to me being in KL every single weekend.
In fact, I think I spent more weekends away in KL than at home.
I go to KL so often that I even received my own Google Maps pin, placed on the front of Bangsar Village.
But I think by now it’s already been replaced with a Christmas Tree.
Starred in the TV show Project Alpha.
I know this photo looked suspiciously like the set-up of a porno, but Project Alpha is with Jojo Struys interviewing Malaysian bloggers.
Met the Prime Minister of Thailand. Compared him to our Prime Minister.
Became a chef for a day at KDU College.
I’m heading back there in December to host another one of their Open Day.
Earned quite a bit from blogging.
But also turned down many lucrative offers, simply because I do not have time to commit myself to more work.
I think I must be one of the few bloggers who constantly turn down advertising or event engagements. In the month of October alone, I turned down almost RM20,000 worth of advertising revenue and 4 travel opportunities to Singapore, Jakarta, Sydney and Korea – all because I was too busy setting my own business in Kuching.
Won an award for at Nuffnang’s Asia-Pacific Blog Awards. When I started blogging, never in my wildest dream would I have imagined I could get a trophy for it!
Started my own business – Level Up Fitness.
I built my dream – Kuching city’s only affordable quality fitness centre – entirely from ground up. So far, things are going great. I poured in a lot of effort on this project and I’m glad it has paid off well.
Those are twenty six things I did when I was twenty-six.
Today, I turn twenty-seven years old.
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Congrats on your achievements!
Happy birthday btw =)
happy birthday! 😀
happy birthday !!!!!!!!!!
Happy birthday kennysia 🙂
Happy Birthday! 27 is a small number!
congrats and happy birthday kenny.
nice knowing you.
have a blast weekend
happy birthday, and, wth with the 40k LOL!
Happy Birthday Kenny
wow~u had experienced 26 wonderful achievement!well done!
happy 26th birthday to u!!!
I should probably do this list soon. I said I’d do it and post in me blog last year when you did your 26. Which I failed to. =.=”
You’ve accomplised so many things. haih. Everyone has a dream. I should do it too. The ol’ Nike saying “Just Do-It!”
eppie 27th! 😀
Happy Birthday Kenny. =)
Congratu-well-done for your achievements.
HAPPEEE HAPPEE BIRTHDAY SIA!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY KENNY! THAT HSBC CHEQUE! O.O!
happy birthday kenny….congrat to u a new opening fitness center…
Happy Birthday, Kenny! You’re having such an interesting life which makes other ppls so envy about it!
Wish you have even more interesting and enjoyable life ahead! =)
Happy Birthday! wee~
appy birthday =)… nice earnings through blogging.. haha
Well done young man. Good achievements in such a short time. May you truly find yourself and the significance you need.
happy birthday kenny!!! *hugs* u must be so proud of urself 🙂
Happy Birthday, Kenny! Thanks for the laughs and musings =D
Happy Birthday Kenny.
Have a great night. God Blessed.
Happy Birthday Kennysia. May God bless!
Happy Birthday, man~! U should chia us (ur faithful blog fans) a big dinner part-a-y leh~ XD Enjoy ur cheque… erm I mean ur birthday! hehe~
Yay! I love kennysia.com =) I had my 20th on 1113, thought about doing a list like yours, but I don’t have that much achievement yet. I’m in korea btw if one day you decide to come over hehe.. Almost all malaysians here know kennysia dot com. You must be a nice person in real life ^^ (
Happy Birthday KennySia.Wah2,u should gave nore tips to ur fans on earning income with blogging
Happy blessed birthday!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY~!!!!!!!!!!!! KENNY SIA ROCKSSSSSSSS
Blessed birthday! Enjoy your day and keep us entertained!
hey happy birthday!!
love the pic of you and me, btw
happy belated birthday to Monsieur KenNy!!
I bet there are more than 26 *wink*
Happy Birthday Kenny!
Happy Birthday to you, Mr Kenny Sia ! Have a great year !
That is quite an achievement for twenty-six! Congrats!
Happy Birthday Kenny, and congratulations! Wow, time flies huh, I remember reading your then new 23rd or 24th birthday post, and here is 27th already 🙂
congratulations and a very happy borthday…i guess #26 is your proudest moment…hahaha
happy 27th birthday and congrats for the achievement..like your blog very much^^
Happy Bird Day.. i hope u received my text all the way from London! 😀 see i so gooood!
You are young and eligible.
May all your dreams come true.
Happy Birthday Kenny 🙂
Hope you’ll achieve more this year!
happy 27th BURPday kenny ^^
you are old! yes u aree…27 years old dats y :p
Awesome post on your achievements. I am truly envious ! any guys to a young one aspiring to achieve big in the near future like yourself ?
Happy Birthday!~ Hope u’ll get another 27 and more awesome experiences and achievements this coming year =)
Harpy buttday, Kenny Sia!!! Hope you get closer to your 27th dream/ambition soon…
note:you look so so “tall” next to Joanne Peh… >.
” Of all possible days to do it, we broke up the day of my birthday. ”
” It was supposed to be a Valentine’s Day trip I planned for me and my ex. We broke up 5 days after I booked all the flights and hotels. ”
hmm im a bit confused here. your birthday is on 27th nov. so you broke up on 27th nov. you broke up 5 days after your bookings. so you booked on 22nd nov. but how is that a valentine’s day trip if it is overdue by 9 months?
tat’s awesome to travel so much place by 27. really admire yo ability. Keep it up and
H@ppy Birthday =)
i thought you were still in your early twenties, like around 24 :0
oh well looks are deceiving but happy birthday anyway!
happy birthday kenny!!!
seriously? we share the same birth date man.. happy belated birthday~ 😉
happy birthday kenny!
CONFIRMED: I envy YOU!hahaha
God bless Kenny 😀
u hv done a great job!!
happy birthday and sang yee heng long~
Your nephew is ugly
You are uglyer
happy birthday =D
HAPPY BIRTHDAY KENNY SIA…
Hey dude, happy, happy birthday.
So fast, another year, like that!
seems like you achieved quite a bit, and congrats on that 🙂
Mannn time flies, feels like yesterday reading your 26th bday post
Happy Birthday!!!! Belated.
If i can achieve 3 out of the things u achieved when u are 26 i’d be freaking happy. Sighhhh, unfortunately, its not for everyone, ur one in a million
Other than 1,2,4 that is
Happy Birthday. RM 40,000 ++ for blogging? Wow, no wonder everyone wants to be Kenny Sia. 🙂
Happy birthday, Kenny! You sure accomplished a lot this year, and well deserved, too.
I bet you’re dreading your 100th birthday blog, having to list 99 things you did in the last year!
hey! happy birthday!
It’s been really entertaining to read your blog 🙂
Happy birthday Kenny =) you rock
27th on 27th.
happy belated birthday!
enjoy the next year ahead! 🙂
Happy Belated birthday Kenny!!
And keep up good work^^
Happy birthday, Kenny.
Hard work result in success.
Happy Birthday Kenny!
Oh wow, I’ve officially followed your blog for a year now; I remember reading your 25th birthday post. Happy birthday Kenny, you are one in a million.
Happy Birthday Kenny,
Can’t imagine that I had follow ur blog for 3 years now, reading sliently, and this is my first comment.
You had really worked hard for the past 26 years and achieve and done many things that not many 26 / 27 year could do.
Time to move on Kenny, and let you ex be only part of ur memory.
Better gals are out there waiting for you.
Hope u had given urself a day off on ur birthday and enjoyed it with a blast.
Happy Birthday once again from Singapore.
I wonder which 29 things I had done all these while…
happy birthday.. 🙂 keep it up..
congratulations! bravo!! happy birthday after all… 🙂
Aww, happy birthday Kenny! 🙂
Is your ex-girlfriend a gerbil?
That raises too many questions I don’t wanna know the answer to.
Happy Birthday d00d!
Thats sure a lot of things done for a 26 yrs old! Now I feel so underachieved XD
happy birthday!! kenny i got to say that… you make me feel useless….i’m 22 and i feel like i did nothing at all..lol
Time to get married! Happy Birthday!
Happy birthday blog king ;)After looking at this post, you’re my new inspiration to keep blogging… so thanks for that!
Happy birthday! 😀
that’s one hellota achievement!
As someone who’s been reading your blog faithfully since a few months after it was set up, all I can say is WOW. You are an inspiration to us normal folks.
Happy Birthday Kenny! Have a nice Guinness…
PS. I wonder how things would be now if you hadn’t left Aussie. =P
Kenny boy, you did extremely well for a twenty-seven-year old. Next thing get yourself a girlfriend, and no, no man’s gonna lose a testicle for touring with four chicks, that only means you’re one of their SISTAS, they felt safe travelling with you, not because you’re a STUD. Get it?
happy bday kenny sia 🙂
and congrats on your achievements 😀
Happy Birthday Kenny!
You’re an inspiration to youths out there. All the best with your gym, though I’m afraid I can’t be a member, unless you open a Singapore branch =D
Happy Bday ^^
happy birthday kenny!
Happy belated one!!
Wish u had a blast!!
Hope you’ve had a great one this year around. Cheers!
happy birthday kenny!
i am 4 years away from turning 26 and i can’t imagine myself achieving half of what you have done.
still, happy birthday! (:
Happy birthday! Glad you had such an enriching year and wish that you have better things to come in the following years!
congrats Kenny. never imagine a blogger as successful as you.
i hope u remembered that i wrote you email informing that you have been one of the star in Google Earth stars in Malaysia.
happy birthday kenny. you’re an inspiration to many.
Happy birthday kenny!
Happy Birthday Kenny… your achievements is a source of inspiration!
This is the first time I’m commenting. Upon reading this entry, I realise I have been a regular reader for 2 years, having read your entry of the 25 things you did all the way to the 26 things you did.
Your blog has been a very entertaining, and at times, an inspiring read. 🙂
Happy 26th Birthday, Kennysia. Congratulation, you have got many history things in the last year.
Happy Birthday Kenny!!! And many more happy days to come this coming year. More achievement, more success. Your countdown from 27 to 1 highlights startsssss NOW!
Josiah & Kim
Lihai, lihai, chin chia lihai. Happy 27th birthday!
kenny will be very touched hearing this from u. go korea kenny!!
Happy Birthday :):)
i rmb the post i read, it was all about 25 things u do before turning 26. Now,i realise i have been reading ur blog for many years. U deserve the prize from Nuffnang *nuff nuff*
great to know a young blogger (i’m not tat old,still younger than u!lol!) being influential in this hi-tech online space, without involving those serious,adult-y,unimpressive yet frustating politics talk. who would read those thing in the first place?
being young diamond bachelor,hahaha…congratz XD
happy birthday, kenny 🙂
happy bday kenny
happy birthday kenny~!wish you all the best…
I also broke up with my boyfriend on my birthday.
And later, I also got a new bf, I call him X. His full name is Xbox 360. He’s great.
Happy Birthday! May u have a happy & blessed life ahead of you 🙂
happy birthday.. u r awesome
i really like how you list out all the significant things you do every year.
you are an awesome one!
i wonder what your list will be when you are 50. it’s gonna be a long list then!
yay to my fav blogger! 🙂 Happy Birthday Kenny and all the best for the business!
Happy birthday bro..
Please keep on blogging
Hope u achieve more than your age figure next time
Happy Birthday 🙂
always an inspiration to all to live our lives to the fullest !
Happy Birthday, Kenny!
Happy Birthday, Kenny Sia!
I am amazed at your achievements! 😉
Happy Belated Birthday.
From a longtime Reader.
WOW that is friggin amazing.
happy belated birthday!!
from an underage reader ftw
Happy Birthday! What is the 27th ? 🙂
wow…for someone who’s only 27, you’ve achieved alot! congrats!
Happy birthday kenny! You r a sunshine to everyone. You have 27 things to achieve next year!
Everything you touch becomes gold….you are humble despite all these successes. Happy Birthday Kenny Bunny.
Happy Birthday Kenny…!
Happy Birthday. Nice Post:)
happy birthday kenny! love your birthday recaps
Hey, i know it will not mean much especially with so many people greeting you, but Happy Birthday Kenny. 🙂
All those hard work paid off sweetly huh!
Happy 27th Birthday. Welcome to the club.
Happy Birthday Kenny 🙂
Happy Birthday! But wheres the old kenny??
happie belated birthday, kenny!!!!!
Happy belated Bday!
hi kenny…happy bday to u…lots of achievement…hope u will succeed well….good luck
Wow… just 26 and u’ve achieved so much…. Anyways , Happy Birthday !
happy belated birthday. sorry i forgot this year. hope it was a blast!
Hey, happy birthday ;). Wish your business go wider and wider.
Happy Birthday mate ! You have quite a number of great achievement there.. All the best in 27 year’s old
What a good journey of your 26th age life. Happy Birthday and all the best to you~
Happy Belated Birthday Kenny! All the best to Level Fitness and Year 27 for you? 🙂
Looking forward to your 27 things next year ;p
Happy Birthday Kenny 😀
Happy bday.. Happy sweet 27…. Still young… ^_^
Happy birthday! started ur blog mid this year and actually found myself reading ur archives…(a bad distractor)..but enjoyed ur postings! Congrats on living such a fulfilled life so far..
All the best in the days and obstacles to come!
Aw so proud of all you’ve achieved at 26! Here’s to more to come! xxx
HAPPY HAPPY HAPPIEST BIRTHDAY KENNYSIA!:)) >3
Happy Belated Birthday!
happy birthday, man.
ethan is so cute.
and hell, thats a lot of money to earn from blogging.
impressive kenny. you inspire me to achieve more and more from life.
happy 27th birthday 🙂 have a fantastic one!
H@ppy Burfday kenny~ I really enjoyed ur posting !
Happy 27th birthday.
I enjoy reading your post.
Looking forward for the new unique, interesting and funny post.
I hope your gym business can expand in peninsular.
youve got a wonderful life. treasure and enjoy it!! Happy birthday!!
Congrats on turning 27. Still a very young age. Youth is passion. Congrats on fulfilling something you have done. First time here. ^_^
happy belated birthday Kenny (:and great amount of cashout ! ^^
Omg kenny you should edit that
“Earned quite a bit from blogging.” picture a bit mah.. censor all the private info like ‘signature’, routing number and bank name…etc.
These days got a lot of cybercrime dude it’s better to stay safe.
Another thing… don’t let your current popularity and business responsibilities change the crazy funny Kenny that readers fell in love with back in 2005.. you don’t have to spend too much time thinking or writing content to satisfy the crowd, just do whatever you want lah. Whatever you think is funny enough to share, just like the old days. =))
Looking forward to the next 27 achievements for next year, Happy Birthday Kenny ! =)
happy birthday, its definitely an interesting year you had!
Happy birthday! And, wow … what a life u r leading over there! Have fun!!
Happy Birthday and have another great year!
Someday, I’ll be phoning you up for sexual favours for advice on business and the like c:
WOoohooOOoo!:D Happy 27th Birthday Kenny!:D May the year ahead be another awesome one filled with amazing surprises!;)
Wow! U really have 26 on your list!
Shame on me, I tried to do it on my blog, but can’t really find anything that are significant enough to list it. I think I managed close to 20.
Aiming for nxt year, 27!
Happy bday Kenny…
Happy belated birthday, kenny!
happy belated period… err birthday!
kenny happy bday..
wanna b my bf ??
hi ethan!! =DDD
happy bday btw!!
happi birthday!! may all ur wishes come true!! =)
happy birthday to you..
may your dream come true
HAPPY BIRTHDAY KENNY SIA!!!~
ALL THE BEST!~ 😉
Happy belated birthday.
happy belated birthday, what a year~!
you dun look lik 27! wahahhaha
Happy Birthday Kenny. I’ll always wonder when a teacher was to ask “What do you want to be when you grow up?” U put the title “Blogger” into that list. Teacher is just so old fashion.
what a shameless dipshit posting your earnings in public
the guy on the left is you right?
Happy Belated Birthday Kenny!! You are such an achiever among ppl at your age!Well done 🙂
Happy birthday, kenny.
happy birthday kenny!! hope u have a blast on ur special day~ all the best kenny…hope ur blog can reach 27 too.
Wish you a really Happy Birthday!
CLAP CLAP CLAP CLAP!
happy birthday kenny~!
i think i found the luv of my life; ethan~!!! so cute i melt everytime i look at him ohohoho XD
Way to go, Kenny!
HAPPY BiRTHDAY KENNY SiA!!!!
walau, you 27 oredi lor. How bout marriage? Can i be your girlfriend please?
if you advertise yourself on the blog surely got so many people want you…
wow .. really inspiring life you have.
happy birthday and hope for the best for you
Man, you’re an amazing achiever. I aspire to have such an eventful life. Congratulations! 😀
Wow… thats a lot of achievement at such an age
I’ve been following your blog since 3 years ago.. and I think your birthday posts are by far my favourite. I love how you sum up your year. AND OMG, you have such a wonderful life. All the places you get to travel to, things you get to see, people you meet. *envious*
Anyways, I WISH YOU a great 27 birthday and I’m looking forward to read the next summary. Ditch SONI and get yourself a real gf!!! BAHAHAHAH
ps: you usually give me pretty good ideas about what i want to do. Eg. Scuba diving.
nice blog post! Happy Bday! lol u have the same day of bday with my good friend
Happy belated birthday and all the best for your birthday wishes ya!
Happy Birthday Kenny!
Those are many awesome achievements and events in just a year! Congrats! 😀
And keep going! 😀
what a post, serves as a reminder to not waste our life just workin,sleeping,shitting! Happy birthday kenny!
Wow…. i kinda like the number 23 !!!!
you’ve done well for a 27. wish i’ve done half as much as you have! happy birthday
Selamat hari jadi.. 😉
Nice recap 🙂
woow… i hope one day i can earn as much as you!!!
Sorry, my wish comes a tad too late.
Nevertheless, Happy birthday Kenny!!
Your blog rocks 😀
Happy birthday to you and many happy returns of the day! Wow, Kenny, you are one lucky guy who is well travelled, well earning and everything well, well, well!
Please help me to figure out, who is the girl beside you in the #25 shot? A winner? Emcee for the event?
happy belated birthday, kenny! great life lived!
I love #4! Your Ethan is extremely cute!
Anyway, happy belated birthday 🙂
Happy Birthday Kenny!! may u have more laughter in the days to come 😛
i admire u!!
Happy Birthday Kenny Kenny!!
Reader but first time commenting heehee
love you blog
you are an awesome awesome guy. Im so happy i decided to start reading you again after 2 years.
OHHH MYYY GODDD~ i’m looking for travelling kaki. Pweeeetty pls can i tag along next time. 😛
P.S. Don’t worry i promise i won’t goda you wan. 😛
LOVE IT, happy Bday n keep up.