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Taiwan Travel Photos – Tamsui Old Street, Tamsui Love Bridge, Raohe Night Market, Core Pacific Living Mall, Miramar Entertainment Mall

It was raining the first time we went to Tamsui Old Street so we went back again this time the weather was nice and there are lots of people around. We rode the ferry to the Fisherman’s Wharf to check out the Tamsui Love Bridge. If you’re a fan of Taiwanese entertainment, this bridge should be familiar and must have appeared in countless dramas. Raohe Night Market is one of the famous night markets one has to visit when in Taipei. It was raining again so we just strolled around…

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Taiwan Travel Photos – Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Longshan Temple, Daan Forest Park, National Taiwan University

We went to Chiang Kai-shek twice, in the morning and at night but it was raining a bit so we just took a few pictures and went somewhere else. Daan Forest park is the Taiwan version of New York’s Central Park and London’s Hyde Park. It spans 26 hectares and is home to a variety of animals like squirrels, ducks, turtles and butterflies. They just roam around the park freely. National Taiwan University is the location of the popular Taiwanese drama Meteor Garden. Who would ever forget Dao Ming Si…

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Taiwan Travel Photos – Xinyi District, Taipei 101, Bellavita Mall, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Line Friends Store Breeze Mall

Let me start off sharing photos of the places near our accommodation. The apartment is situated near the Taipei City Hall MRT station, a bunch of malls and the Taipei 101. There are some places were weren’t able to visit because it was raining for a few days when we arrived. That’s it for the first part of my Taiwan travel photos. Check out my post on Taiwan Travel Tips for Filipino travelers here. Part 2 of my Taiwan Travel Photos – Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Longshan Temple, Daan Forest…

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Boracay Snapshots – Summer Getaway 2017

I never thought it was possible to get a hold of cheap flights from Manila to Caticlan but we were lucky enough to score flights from Cebu Pacific’s Piso fare promo. The total cost from Manila to Caticlan and back is Php 1,730.48 for the two of us without baggage. For the accommodation, we used Agoda and chose La Bella Hostel (Station 1) for 2 nights and Fairways Bluewater Resort for the last night. We were again lucky to get promo rates for Fairways at Php 3,800. The hotel staff…

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Canon Unveils The EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM Lens with Built-In LEDs

Yes you read it right, it has a built in LED light on the front part of the lens. Canon unveiled a few days ago a new addition to its macro lens lineup for their crop sensor cameras. The new EF-S 35mm f2.8 Macro Lens is equivalent to a 56mm on a full frame camera and with its price tag, it aims to bring the macro game to the masses. This lens is compact and lightweight and the widest angle macro lens available in Canon's lens lineup. This lens is… Read More
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Canon x Pikachu – Canon Teams Up with the World’s Favorite Pokemon

Canon hit it up a notch with their latest promotion featuring the lovable Pokemon, Pikachu. This is a campaign to promote the Canon EOS M10 camera. For every purchase of the Canon EOS M10 kit, you get a Pikachu shoulder plush. What an adorable travel companion that is! Canon is positioning the EOS M10 as the perfect adventure buddy, light weight and easy to carry around. To add to the excitement, Canon is giving away an EOS M10 kit as a grand price to their #EOSM10Adventure Challenge. Do you love… Read More
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OPPO F1s: #FeedGoals Tips on How To Achieve Instagram Worthy Photos

I have always envied those who have good looking instagram feeds that’s why I mostly spent time browsing through the site to study and marvel at those food photos and flatlays. These instagram accounts are definitely #feedgoals. I didn’t know what those pretty photos taken from the top were called so I searched and found out they were called flatlay. I also searched on how to do flatlays and I thought I would share something here for those who wish to get started. The first thing I discovered was most…

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Manila International Auto Show 2017 Photos

The biggest car show of the year returned last March 30 to April 2, 2017 at the World Trade Center in Pasay showcasing the newest vehicle offerings of Mazda, Honda, Ford, Subaru, Chevrolet, Volvo, Mitsubishi and lots more. Most notable of the new offerings were the Honda Civic Type R which was on display as well as the 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF retractable hardtop sports car. The car show occupied 30,000 SQM of space with over 500 cars on display, 145 exhibitors and 18 car brands. BPI has been one…

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Sun, Sand and the Beach – Summer Photoshoot Fortune Island Batangas

Models: AJ Belario and Enrique Tumbaga with: Macoy Capanzana and Dchelannie Melendez Location: Fortune Island Nasugbu Batangas Photographer: Me Camera: Canon EOS M3 Mirrorless 18-55 kit lens Filter: Massa UV Filter Here are the results of the “buwis buhay” photoshoot we did on Fortune Island Nasugbu Batangas. If you’re wondering why we called it such, read my post on our experience here. Special thanks to everyone who made this possible (names above hehehe). You guys made the rough and bumpy ride less scary and more enjoyable. Incoming search terms:codenames com

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Early Summer Adventure – Fortune Island Nasugbu Batangas

A casual conversation lead to an adventure on this island off the coast of Nasugbu Batangas. Fortune Island as it is called, is more than an hour’s boat ride from Nasugbu. Its famous attraction, the Greek pillars on top of a mountain, white sand beach and clear blue water. Because of its unique topography, it has become a popular destination for outings and photoshoots. This is more of an experience sharing rather than a guide. There are a few tips below so make sure to read until the end. The…

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2017 Philippine Hot Air Balloon Festival Philippines

2017 Philippine Hot Air Balloon Festival Philippines Feb 12, 2017 we headed off to Clark for the annual Hot Air Balloon Festival. It was a cold morning, 3am and the temperature outside was colder than the car’s air conditioning. When we arrived, there was of course lots of people, some were there as early as 12 midnight. This was the last day of the festival so we expected a lot of people, but not this much. We were stuck in line to buy tickets, it was crowded and people were…

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