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Slowly embracing all these little changes

Slowly Embracing All These Little Changes…

Growth happens in times when we least like it. But more than anything else, it’s necessary. There are things that only make sense in the later part of our lives – when the events seem to perfectly coincide to complete the tapestry and lead us where we’re supposed to. While at the moment it’s difficult to appreciate it as the raging emotions most often overpower us, time is a gentle reminder that our lives continue to revolve whether we like it or not.

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Curious Conversations at the Amordino Farm

Amordino Farm is a humble diner that serves homemade nourishment to hikers, bikers, and locals in Sitio Patayng Yuta, Sapangdaku, Cebu City.

Aside from the sumptuous meal that the owners personally prepare, Amordino Farm, is a perfect vantage point for sightseeing as it gives a relaxing view of the city’s remaining vegetation. The mountain breeze is sure to soothe those aching limbs and cool down the body’s heat after a whole day of hiking, biking, and other kinds of outdoor activities engaged on.

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Costa Rica - How Time Flies and How Some Things Never Change

Costa Roca: How time flies – and how some things last forever

Spending the night with Lixelle and the two Christines brought a lot of beautiful memories spent through our college lives. I felt ‘me’ once again. For a long time, I have always wondered how my life would turn our had I not entered into an exclusive school for girls. But talking with them  made me realized that there’s perfectly nothing wrong with me. My thoughts, decisions, and actions are all mine – and owning them do not make me less of a person.

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Cebu Mountain Tour: Traveling with Family in the ‘New Normal’ (UPDATED Rates and Protocols 2021)

Cebu Mountain Tour is actually a popular choice among those who fancy mountain adventures. Thanks to Cebu’s unique topography, going to its highlands will only take a few minutes from the city proper. This is the reason why bikers and motorcycle riding clubs frequent these places – accessibility, astounding vista, and gentle mountain breeze.

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Hiking in the New Normal

Yes, We’ve Hiked Mt. Babag – and Here’s How Hiking Looks like in the ‘New Normal’

Before 2020 ended, my friends and I decided to do a hike to one of Cebu’s notorious trails: Mt. Babag. We all know how risky hiking is in this ‘new normal’. Those who have been in the outdoors know the potential injuries, trail hazards, and now, virus infection this pursuit of passion entails. Here’s what happened in our recent ascent to Mt. Babag.

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What happened to Sierra Madre

Sierra Madre: What Most Filipinos Don’t Know about this Mountain Range

Sierra Madre is the longest mountain range in the Philippines, fondly called the “Backbone of Luzon”. It spans almost 700 kilometers in length with its highest peak standing at an elevation of 1,266 meters above sea level. It has hindered numerous typhoons that are coming from the Pacific Ocean from devastating the provinces of Luzon. It is also considered as one of the most biodiverse areas in the Philippines.

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An Unconventional Trip to Gigantes Island

How I Traveled from Cebu to Guimaras to Iloilo and Roxas City in One Day

We all do sorts of crazy when we’re on the verge of our youth. Today, I look back on this one-day trip from Cebu to Guimaras to Iloilo up to Roxas City – and I still couldn’t fathom how naive I was. Not to mention lucky.
So, here allow me to narrate this unconventional trip around the beautiful island of Panay – from Cebu to Guimaras to Iloilo to Capiz.

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How to Survive a Solo Trip to Zamboanga, Tawi-tawi, and Basilan with a 4K BUDGET

My Mindanao trip was more than amazing because of the warmth that you extended. You made me realize that this will never be called a solo backpacking trip because I was never alone. Wherever I go, good Samaritans are always present. This blog post would never be enough to show how I greatly appreciated your hospitality and for changing my views about your magnificent place. Surely, there’s more to life than what mainstream media shows.

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25 LIFE-CHANGING QUOTES FROM KDRAMA TWENTY-FIVE TWENTY-ONE

Things to Ponder: 25 Life-Changing Quotes from Kdrama Twenty-Five Twenty-One

Twenty-Five Twenty-One is a subtle reminder of all the difficulties we’ve all gone through in life – from undiscussed childhood issues to teenage angst up to the responsibilities forced upon becoming an adult. All 16 episodes directed by Jung Ji-hyun will make us ponder how short but beautifully-lived life should be, of how precious time is.