ALERT: Active Volcanoes in the Philippines

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

When the trail runs dry: An Abbreviated Journey of Losing Passion for Traveling

We all have inner struggles we don’t want to talk about. In silence, we feel our hearts slowly tearing into pieces, our souls wandering aimlessly, our minds drifting to oblivion. Behind the limelight of social media and the mask of optimism we show to the people around us are battles fought in secrets. Battles that … More When the trail runs dry: An Abbreviated Journey of Losing Passion for Traveling

Jardin Necitas: When flowers cease to bloom (Travel Guide | 2020 Update)

Admit it, you came upon this blog about Jardin Necitas because of the pictures you saw on social media. You travel for pictures. One way or another, it’s difficult to keep your hands off your camera or smartphone whenever something spectacular or momentous happen. It becomes instinctive to keep frozen in time those magical moments. … More Jardin Necitas: When flowers cease to bloom (Travel Guide | 2020 Update)

Mt. Talinis (Nacolon): Maybe love is sweeter the second time around

I didn’t like my first Mt. Talinis major climb. No clearing. No proper camping gear. No meal planning. No proper orientation on what to do and how things should be done. I could have chronicled years back how awful being left behind by the pack, getting drenched under the heavy down pour, meeting a snake … More Mt. Talinis (Nacolon): Maybe love is sweeter the second time around