Limatiks are scary. Just thinking about those creepy, blood-sucking mountain leeches already brings goosebumps into my system. Back when seasoned mountaineers share their encounters of these parasitic creatures, I would often wonder how in the world they survived such bloody attacks. So when finally I got a chance to hike mountains that are heavily infested … More How to get rid of those blood-sucking Limatiks
There are about 300 volcanoes situated in the Philippines – 24 of them are active. According to PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology), there are several volcanoes in the country because it is located in the Pacific Ring of Fire wherein the boundaries of two tectonic plates are situated – the Philippine Sea Plate … More ALERT: Active Volcanoes in the Philippines
Nothing compares to the Filipinos’ love for food. Aside from the usual three meals served each day, Filipinos still enjoy taking several snacks in between those meals. And if you want to know where to grab these snacks, remember to go where the locals go – to the streets. The street food scene of the … More Hungry? Here’s Philippine’s Classic STREET FOOD Favorites
Our lives are made of different chapters. And as much as we want to prolong one chapter, we have to flip the page and proceed with the next one so as to find out what other surprising experiences life has prepared for us. Part of this chapter is letting go. Sooner or later, one by … More Crazy Bridal Shower Games we did at San Remo Oasis
How to survive Quarter Life Crisis. I laughed out loud upon reading the title of the book my colleague was seriously reading that afternoon. I was twenty-two back then and had known very little of what was about to happen in my life. But instead of getting offended, she shared how helpful the book was; … More I cried in transit to Mantayupan Falls
What will you do if you are given two weeks of paid vacation? Where will you go? Back when I started traveling, this has always been my favorite time of the year – a time to explore uncharted places, try new dishes, meet new friends, tick off activities from the bucket list, discover oneself, and … More No More Yearend Adventures
Still undecided where to welcome the New Year? Shine and sparkle with Maayo Hotel as they welcome the new decade with a bang! Celebrate it with family, friends, and loved ones with good food, booze, and music with their live performances of Foreplay Band and DJ Genesis with the latest tracks to shine the New … More Yay! Welcome the Year 2020 with Glitters and Sparks at Maayo Hotel!
I really doubted the intentions of Cebu Blogging Society Founder, Mark Monta, when he announced that we have to bring something embarrassing but useful for the annual Christmas Party. Of all the unique ideas that could cross his mind, why something embarrassing? There could be something much better than that, right? Well, that could be … More Such an Embarrassing Christmas Party we had at Maayo Hotel
I’ve never thought of Manila as a destination. It has always been a stopover; a gateway; a bridge that links to all the wonderful places around the beautiful island of Luzon. Its glints and glamour may seem inviting but one could only agree that it is also a home to: as Isa Garcia says it, … More I’m NOT coming back to Manila
If you’ve been hanging around the outdoor community of Cebu, then you’ve probably heard of the renowned Spartan Trail. The iconic Spartan Trail begins from Banawa (Paseo Arcenas), to Good Shepherd, all the way to Monterrazas de Cebu, down to the forested part of Buhisan Watershed, then up to Pamutan. This 2 to 5-hour traverse … More Spartan Trail: Farewell to Cebu City’s Favorite Hiking Destination?