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”
Fate sometimes leads you to unexpected places – just like what happened to this trip to Anda de Boracay. We were playing volleyball that afternoon when Arjonna suddenly pops up an invitation to Bohol. I was hesitant at first, but when the magic word “free accommodation and food” was mentioned, bags were instantly packed and … More An unexpected trip to Anda de Boracay after we crashed a Wedding
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?
Without argument, hiking is a powerful workout. It is proven to lower stress level, improve mood, enhance mental well-being, and even reduce risks of heart disorders. However, while hiking is a great way to stay fit and active, being too exposed to the raging heat of the sun can leave hikers with dry skin. Getting … More Do hikers need a skincare routine?
When hikers say that the best view always comes after the hardest climb, they really mean it. Literally and figuratively. Hiking is no easy feat – much more if prompted with extreme weather conditions, fatigue, altitude sickness, hunger, and unstable emotions. Yet, hikers continue to push to their limits, to see how far they … More Philippine’s Most Beautiful Crater Lakes
We all know that here in the Philippines, we don’t settle with just three meals a day. For growing kids and deadline-pressured adults, a light bite has become a must to sustain the energy all through the rest of the day. Sadly, with the growing number of cafés and food house offering foreign-inspired drinks and … More Merienda Makeover – How to revamp your usual Pinoy snacks
Our decisions these days are all based on the traffic situation – the place to live, school to study, restaurants to dine, malls to go, and spots to travel. As years went by, this traffic situation in Cebu becomes worse causing daily frustrations to Cebuanos and an estimated economic loss of 1.1B pesos each day … More Is ANGKAS a reliable means of transportation?
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
It takes a leap of faith to venture into the unknown – to dive into the deep seas, ascend into summits, and cross into critical boundaries. But have you ever tried crossing the seas for the sake of strengthening and deepening your faith? Do you include religious sites as part of your itineraries? Have you … More Change of Faith in Isola de Francesco
People who keep umbrellas in their bags are weird. This is one of the many crazy things Christine taught me when we were in college. I don’t know where she got that, but that’s one of the reasons why she never brings umbrella with her. And as a loyal comrade, we both get drenched under … More The Colors of the Rain