#ILoveMyTown Part 1 - Shooting in the Most Unexpected Place

Minglanilla, Cebu

Finally! The rain stopped, and I got my lazy butt out from the house last Monday. If you remember, I mentioned in my previous post that I've been meaning to explore and do a photowalk around town here in Minglanilla. I didn't really have a concrete idea in mind but since I dragged my husband to this, he brought me to the most unexpected place.

Exploring the Lovely Cuba: It's Good In... Any Season!

Havana, Cuba

*This post is contributed by Ellie Jo for Blissful Snapshots. All photos are from Pixabay

For every artistic endeavor in exploring different countries, you want to find a place that is supremely photogenic but gives you a fantastic vacation experience. Cuba is undoubtedly the place for that. Cuba is a hotbed for tourists because of the beautiful sunshine, and also its rich and varied history (which is important for you to be versed in if you intend on going). There are also some amazing sights to feast your eyes (and your lens) on.

It’s All About Adventure: Travel Ideas Perfect For Explorers

Lake Bled, Slovenia

*This post is contributed by Ellie Jo for Blissful Snapshots. All photos are from Pixabay.

Are you currently in the process of planning your next trip away, and are feeling a little bored of the usual city escape or beach break? You can’t beat a beach break if you want to spend your time away relaxing, or a city escape if you want to shop and soak up some culture, but what if you’re someone who is keen to explore and push themselves to try new things and have new adventures? 

Add A Little Adventure To Your Next Trip


*This post is contributed by Blissful Snapshots. Featured photo from Unsplash.

When you are planning on going traveling, there are many kinds of things you might want to get from it. One of the most popular is to enjoy some kind of an adventure. This, fortunately, can be achieved quite easily, especially if you choose carefully where you are going. 

Lightroom Edits: Of Pastel Squares and the Stories Behind



*This is not a tutorial. :) 

It's no secret that I love colors, and that I am forever experimenting with my photos and editing. I always like to have lots of options. Sometimes it's good. Sometimes it's confusing. I used to be so drawn to desaturated neutral colors, but I find that everybody does it. I wanted to try something different, and play with colors. 

Mediterranean Medley: It's Time To Eat, Explore, and See


*This post is contributed by Ellie Jo for Blissful Snapshots.

The Mediterranean is a beautiful part of Europe and the perfect place for your next adventure. Almost entirely surrounded by land, the Med provides access to an array of European coastlines, cultures, and getaways. Whether you’re taking a week away to get to know this sunny part of Europe, or you plan on traveling there for a while, you’ll never be stuck for something to do, see, or eat when you’re in the Mediterranean. 

Real Talk: Confessions of a Photo Blogger - Care to Read? ;)


I have a confession to make. 

Five Dazzling Destinations For Exploring the Desert

Grand Canyon, Arizona

*This post is contributed by Ellie Jo for Blissful Snapshots. Featured photo of Grand Canyon is from Pixabay

For a true taste of the wilderness, nothing beats the desert. If you’re looking for your next adventure and want to try somewhere truly off the beaten path, here are some of the top desert destinations from across the world to choose from.

Tanzania: Safari Sights, Highland Heights, And Connoisseur Coffee

Tanzania

*This post is contributed by Ellie Jo for Blissful Snapshots. All photos are from Pixabay

So impeccably natural and wild, Tanzania is an African country that has vast grasslands that over a million wildebeest will trek to find new sources of water. The people are just as majestic as their landscape, with well-known red-cloaked warrior of the Massai tribe herding their cattle everyday. 

Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Camping Trip


*This post is contributed by Ellie Jo for Blissful Snapshots. All photos are from Pixabay.

Despite all the technical advancements we’ve made in entertainment, camping still remains extremely popular. Camping remains strong because it’s one of the best ways to break away from reality. But a lot of people make some strange mistakes when they go camping! Make sure you’re not making them yourself. 

What Makes Your Summer Holiday Social Media Worthy?


*This post is contributed by Ellie Jo for Blissful Snapshots. All photos are from Pixabay

Nowadays, the first thing that young generations do in the morning is to check their favorite social media platforms. Checking Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and many others has been an integral part of everybody’s life, to the point where it has become the first and last thing that people do during their day – without regularly mentioning throughout the day. 

State of California - Beyond The Basics


This post is contributed by Ellie Jo for Blissful Snapshots. Featured photo from Pixabay

It seems like you don’t need to have been to California to feel like you know it. Part of that may be that it’s had so many TV shows and movies set there - which makes sense, given the presence of Hollywood. It’s been immortalized in song by artists as diverse as Tupac, the Beach Boys and Tony Bennett.

How to Level Up Your #Foodstagram Game Using Your Smartphone



You've got to admit - gone are the days when you can eat your food, and drink your beverage right away as soon as it's served. In the era of social media, especially with the birth and rise of the popular photo-sharing site Instagram, more often than not, your food gets cold and your drink gets cold too (or warm?) before you can even devour it! As they say, "I did it for the 'gram!" ;)