Friday, August 28, 2015

Summer Southbound Adventures - Nuvali & Tagaytay Highlands

Hey everyone! Welcome to another & fam road trip! This day was pretty much jam-packed with activities - biking, swimming, playing soccer, riding cable cars. Name it, we've probably done it! And of course, making sure everything is properly documented through photos and video clips :) 

I really love days like's just so dreamy and in many ways, just perfect. Our A to Z family got to spend time with my parents, and with my younger cousins. Everyone's growing up/getting old so fast, I surmise it'll probably be just a few more years before they venture out on their own and who knows, maybe have a family of their own?! Hahahaha...

So we started the day at Nuvali in Sta. Rosa Laguna. It's a very nice place for adventure and nature lovers. Likewise, those who want to just chill would find this place to be really pleasant and relaxing. The place would welcome you with shops and restos but as soon as you head over to one of these Ayala subdivisions...just pure bliss! :)

In the afternoon we headed to Tagaytay Highlands to check on my overseas-based cousin's property. It was my first time to go around the development and it was just ah-mazing!!! Cable cars, lovely chapel, koi ponds, golf course and the works! Really has that rustic country club vibe going for it. Guess who we bumped into? was Serge Igonia, our wedding florist! Well because we weren't able to catch up anymore after the ceremony, I was glad to have that chance to thank him again for the amazing work he's done :)

Capping off this southbound trip with dinner at The Boutique Bed & Breakfast also in Tagaytay. Pork ribs, chili fries, mussels, baked chicken with juicy gravy and ice cream for dessert!! Yaaass!! Just so yummy! :)

A day truly well spent...looking forward to more adventures! :)

P.S. Photos shot from my trusty Fujifilm X20; edited through iPhoto / Picassa
       Videos taken from my JVC Everio GZ-R50; edited through Everio Media Browser

Want to jump right into the video? Just press PLAY & enjoy! Wanna watch the HD version? Just click on the HD button to turn HD on! :)

Southbound Adventures from Andrew Lim on Vimeo.

Candy In The Sun - Swirl 360

NUVALI - Treveia
Boutique Bed & Breakfast Tagaytay

Here's my cousin who took the electric bike for a quick spin

AJ, Selena, Erika, Ute, Moi and Tito Rowan..poolside at Treveia in Nuvali

My beautiful cousin, Erika

My Mom & Dad..cute love birds, aren't they?

Me and my :)

Soccer time for AJ and A

Me and my dearest chinito..mwaaaahh!! :)

Having our lunch at LZM restaurant in Nuvali. It's my first time to see a resto offer Filipino dishes in the Solenad area. Try it! Yummy and definitely affordable especially for big groups.

THE view at Tagaytay Highlands.

Me and my dear Z. Taking a ride on the cable car at Tagaytay Highlands

My brave baby..

The Madre de Dios chapel at Tagaytay Highlands

From bouquet to baby!! Okay, we were just walking around the area when I noticed a very beautiful set-up for a wedding reception. Lo and behold! It's Serge Igonia! So funny that he almost didn't recognize A hahaha :) Thank you again Mr. Igonia for all the lovely work you did for our wedding :)

Here we are going back up..

Me, my neice, my cousin and my mom

Just so calm..probably my favorite place here

Here at Sierra Lago, Tagaytay Highlands. Checking out the development happening inside my cousin's subdivision property.

This is one of the best summer days we've had for the much love! :)

How about you guys? Summer still on your mind? What was your summer favorite?

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Happy Birthday Doc Myke! :)

Happy birthday again to my dearest cousin, Dr. Myke Demalata! :)

If it's not obvious yet, we had so much fun!! Thank you to Auntie Grace for providing the yummy yummy yummy party dishes! Parang birthday party and reunion rolled into one lang...hahaha! I just love how we are able to see each other - young and old alike - as we celebrate simple milestones in life. :)

Enjoy the video guys! :)

Happy Birthday Doc Myke Demalata! from Andrew Lim on Vimeo.

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