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?
Maybe the reason why I’m so fascinated with the mountains is because I spent most of my life in the coasts of Cebu. Going to the highlands is but a novel idea for someone whose weekends were once filled with quick trips to the nearby public beaches of Talisay, learning how to swim, and getting … More The Forgotten Beach of Talisay
I’ve spent half of my life in the glimmer of Cebu City’s uptown. I’ve witnessed how it evolved from clubs and bars up to the food hub that it is right now. But despite spending over a decade in this part of the city, there are still many places that I haven’t been to – … More Casa Verde: Emotions lurking in the Shadows
They say you wouldn’t get to know a certain place by simply visiting its tourist destinations for a few days. They say you have to stay and live with locals to learn everything about their culture and history. They say you have to eat like a local, hangout like a local, go to places like … More 8 HOURS IN CEBU CITY: Getting around the “Queen City of the South”
Once you get a taste how wonderful it is to chase waterfalls in Cebu, you’ll eventually be craving for more. Aside from wonderful beaches, Cebu is also a home to grandiose bodies of water, waiting to be discovered by those who are willing to take the road less traveled. Together with fellow waterfalls chaser, Nessie, … More TRAVEL STORIES: Memorable Journey to Pityak Falls and Lusno Falls
A Yellow Lake in Cebu? Sounds crazy right? This was also our initial reaction upon hearing those words from the locals whom we interacted during our short trip around Cebu. But well, blessed are the curious for they will have adventures. From Lake Kadamon, we took an uphill hike going to a seemingly barren area. … More Have you heard about this YELLOW LAKE in Cebu?
Sirao Peak comes in various names – Mt. Kan-irag and Sibugay to name a few. Whatever suits you, I’m sure you’ve come across or even hiked already this familiar highland within the borders of Cebu City. Despite the ongoing commotion and healthy arguments among local outdoorsmen, the highlands of Cebu remains as a beautiful sanctuary … More Sirao Peak – A Beginner’s Perspective
Rumor has it that one of the many reasons why infrastructures are built (despite the troubles in traffic, manpower, and budget) is because of the on-going treasure hunt done by many excavators. According to legends, the Japanese have hidden thousands of treasures upon their occupation here in the Philippines in between 1942 – 1945. And … More LOOK: Treasures Found in Toledo, Cebu
You know you had a great childhood when you have tons of stories to tell about summer. Those crazy games you played, tricks you mastered, friends you earned, bruises that marked how you survived through the pain. But we’ve long past the stage of childhood. Adulting already joined the group, tagging along bills and deadlines. … More Borrowed Summer Days in Alhibé Farm
I once asked God to bestow me with patience – to forgive people when they’re late, to slow down when others can’t keep up, to remain calm when things become a little inconvenient or delayed. And so He granted a life filled with traffics – of several stops and so many slowdowns. I used to … More Why it took so long to write about Danasan