This is not how I pictured the island of Panglao. It was supposed to be full of fun and adventure – the way my classmates enthusiastically described it back then. But definitely there was no fun in chasing those poor dolphins. There was no adventure in going to that Virgin Island when the island has … More Beyond the Tourist Spots of Panglao Island
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?
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
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
What would you do if you weren’t afraid? Such a coincidental question posted by Angel on Facebook after deciding to waive my return tickets for a major climb and declining two free concert passes. Such an opportune time to waste. But you see, as you age, you become more particular with the amount of risks … More Was it wrong to visit Sambawan Island?
Our to Lake Bensis (fondly called as Pingganon Lake) started with curiosity. What’s in there? What’s on top of that mountain? What awaits for us on the other side? Had it not been for curiosity, many discoveries and explorations wouldn’t have come to fruition. And without curious minds who ask questions and defy odds, we … More Why keep Lake Bensis a Secret
The advancement brought about by technology opened doors for more individuals to pursue new hobbies – say, mobile photography. It is a given fact that photography on its own is an expensive pursuit, but thanks to smart phone innovations, this became more attainable to many (just like me!). With it came the filters, macro lenses, … More Photowalk in Sogod: Finding Beauty in the Ordinary
After our year end hike to Mt. Apo last year, I took a few months hiatus from hiking. Suddenly, the thought of getting toasted by the sun and tracing new trails no longer did interest me. In short, I got tired of hiking. I mean, what’s there’s more to do? I’ve been to Pulag, Kanlaon, … More Argao: Back where it all Started (Mt. Lantoy, Bugasok Falls, and Balay sa Agta)
Traveling taught me not to wholeheartedly trust weather updates and Google Map. Needless to say, in various occasions, they failed me. So I began to become more observant with the skies and practiced estimating distance over time with due consideration to individual pacing. Yes, traveling has taught me how to apply some of the sciences … More The Attribution Theory: Who’s to Blame?