How to survive Quarter Life Crisis. I laughed out loud upon reading the title of the book my colleague was seriously reading that afternoon. I was twenty-two back then and had known very little of what was about to happen in my life. But instead of getting offended, she shared how helpful the book was; … More I cried in transit to Mantayupan Falls
What will you do if you are given two weeks of paid vacation? Where will you go? Back when I started traveling, this has always been my favorite time of the year – a time to explore uncharted places, try new dishes, meet new friends, tick off activities from the bucket list, discover oneself, and … More No More Yearend Adventures
I really doubted the intentions of Cebu Blogging Society Founder, Mark Monta, when he announced that we have to bring something embarrassing but useful for the annual Christmas Party. Of all the unique ideas that could cross his mind, why something embarrassing? There could be something much better than that, right? Well, that could be … More Such an Embarrassing Christmas Party we had at Maayo Hotel
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
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?
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
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
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