PHOTOGRAPHY

Easily Identify Plants Using Picture This App

How I wish this Picture This app was available when I was in college studying taxonomy. Picture This app helps you identify plants by just taking or uploading a photo.…

B&W: Jeddah Waterfront

The Woman in the Balcony

Standing in the balcony, there she stood looking as far as she could. I was stuck in traffic when I saw this old lady in the second floor of her…

Harley

There was no electricity in our area last Thursday, which rarely happens here in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The power usually comes back after 15 minutes, but I decided to just…

Wonder with Gil

Finally! From blogging to vlogging. I’ve been trying to create video logs for years now, but I was just either too busy or I didn’t have proper tools to come…

Yanbu Flower Festival 2018

Officially amazing! Royal Commission’s Yanbu Flower Festival in Saudi Arabia holds the Guinness World Record for having the world’s largest carpet of flowers. If it were in another country, it…

Seize the Day

There are people who don’t seem to have any problems. They carry themselves well with or without the tensions in their lives. This boy here just nailed a good shot…

Photography: Landscapes & Birds

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Teaching Toddlers: Toy Animals

*This is a  re-post with updates. Originally posted on: April 17, 2014 Weeks ago, my husband and my son came home with new toys. I got excited at the thought…

Silk Road Museum, Jeddah

Silk is produced by several insects, like silk worms but generally only the silk of moth caterpillars has been used for textile manufacturing. It’s surprising to know that Jeddah is…

TRAVELS

Throwback Photos

Facebook showed me some really nice memories yesterday. 🙂 My old shots. They were so inspiring, I wanted to go out with my camera and go shoot different things again.…

Still Here =)

If you are wondering why there aren’t any updates on my blog… Okay, assuming (haha) that you are wondering…if this blog is still active…Yes, it still is. I’m still here.…

cucumber mango salad

Cucumber Mango Salad

I love the Philippine mangoes. The riped ones are sweet and the unriped ones are tangy. Though, they almost look like the mangoes of the other countries, I just realized…

Friday Finds #1: Worksheets, Websites, and Weddings

I love sharing some of the helpful sites I see on the web. There are just too many and I don’t want to flood my social media wall with them,…

Redefining Tagaytay

This place may not dance with the clouds, but it sings along the echo of the nature’s vastness. At any point in time, you can find yourself staring down at…

The Drive to Read

  What drives you to read?  I think my love for reading books started a bit late. I have loved picture books as a kid, but I eagerly wanted to…

Noodles & Expat Life

Yesterday,  I feasted with this Filipino-style chicken soup noodles with friends. In the Philippines,  it’s called chicken/beef mami. 🙂 Suddenly felt home. The bowl is usually stuffed with cooked noodles,…

Memories of Fall

It’s the changing of the season in other countries. From summer to fall. Meanwhile, where I am, it’s still summer. haha  We only have summer and winter (winter is when…

Messages in the Kites

Last week, I went to Jeddah Corniche (seaside) with my family. There were kids playing with kites and my kids were just so amazed at them that my husband decided…

What Traveling in the Desert Looks Like

This is the way going to Yanbu,  Saudi Arabia.  From Jeddah, Yanbu is around 3-4 hours away. The road is nice and smooth. No rough roads ahead.  It seems that…

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