Taal Crater Lake

Taal Crater Lake

We started our trip to Taal Crater Lake at the Taal Lake Yacht Club (TLYC) in Barrio Sta. Maria, Talisay, Batangas. They offer Taal Volcano tours that, at first glance, seem more expensive than your ordinary boat operator. If you’re on a budget, still consider what they offer, 

Sneak Peek: Taal Crater Lake

Sneak Peek: Taal Crater Lake

We’ve just come back from visiting Taal Crater Lake today. There’s more pictures, but I’ll leave you with a view of Crater Lake, with more pictures tomorrow.

Mt. Manalmon Plants, Ants, and Other Things

Mt. Manalmon Plants, Ants, and Other Things

One of my favorite things to do is take close-up shots of what I find interesting. During our hike at Mt. Manalmon, there were many interesting plant patterns. The first thing we noticed was an ant nest made of leaves.

Mt. Manalmon with AMCI Mountaineering Group

Mt. Manalmon is located in San Miguel, Bulacan, and is part of Biak-na-Bato National Park. It is an 80 kilometer drive from the entrance of the North Express Tollway (NLEX). Your drive may be further or nearer, depending on where you start. As we started 

Sneak Peek: Mt. Manalmon, San Miguel, Bulacan

Today we went to Mt. Manalmon in Biak-na-Bato National Park, San Miguel, Bulacan with AMCI, a mountaineering group based in Makati. Reggie was a member when it was known as Ayala Mountaineers, though that was in the 1990s. Here’s a sneak peek of what we 

Welcome Uggo the Hedgehog!

Last night we picked up a new addition to the family, Uggo the Hedgehog.

Weekly Challenge #158: “Duotangle: Diva Dance + Crescent Moon”

Was looking for some inspiration for doodling and came across Laura Harms’ website on Zentangle. She’s a certified Zentangle teacher who gives a weekly challenge, so I thought to give it a try. I’ve never taken a class, but I find the pattern creation relaxing. 

Doodling with a Sailor Saibi-Togi Nib

The main difference between a 0.1mm tech pen and a Sailor Saibi Togi is the consistency of line width. A tech pen will give you the same line consistently. With a Saibi-Togi nib, a change in angle, pressure, or nib direction changes the line. Did 

Armscor Experience Day at Marikina

Reggie and I like to shoot guns, but like to do it on a budget. Armscor Shooting Center in Marikina currently has a promo called “Armscor Experience” where you can test their guns for free. There’s no range fee or gun rental fee. Just pay 

Armscor Experience Day Sneak Peek

We went to Armscor to try out some of their products. I’ll post more about it later, but in the meantime, enjoy a picture of Reggie with her target board.