Mt. Kapayas: A Preclimb for a Major Cause

Fast forward, in 2018, my co-workers and I longed to venture to Mt. Kapayas in Catmon. Our passion for climbing just began and rumors have it that it is challenging. Lack of knowledge and skills made us delay the plan. Years after, I’m still vying to reach that brain-like summit just like that of Mt. … Continue reading Mt. Kapayas: A Preclimb for a Major Cause

Misadventure Series (#5): Our Group Broke a Glass Tabletop in a Resort (Bantayan Island, Philippines)

Yes, this tabletop was turned into pieces hours after this session... haha I don’t know what’s on this island that every time I came to visit, there’s always a misadventure or more. It’s like there is always up for me, a lesson per se, to learn. Disclaimer: This is a personal blog. The views, opinions, and … Continue reading Misadventure Series (#5): Our Group Broke a Glass Tabletop in a Resort (Bantayan Island, Philippines)

Lantapan, Bukidnon Road Trip with the Fam

It’s been a while since I’m home because of the pandemic, and a long time ago since the family went on a road trip complete. Yes, it is exciting, and I’m overwhelmed.  Note: This trip happened before the restoration of GCQ in the province. We chose to wander in areas with a lesser crowd, lesser … Continue reading Lantapan, Bukidnon Road Trip with the Fam

Hashinida Farm and the Epic Tree Planting and Nature Camping

Chirping birds. Leaves rustling through the wind. Sounds of crickets at night. The smell of the bonfire. Beautiful dancing lights from fireflies. Chilly breeze. Sun peeking through the trees and mountains. Getting loose with family and friends. Plus, the humble and cuddly furry pals you’ll get to meet. Indeed, nature acts in the simplest way … Continue reading Hashinida Farm and the Epic Tree Planting and Nature Camping

Bantayan Island: Summer in November Escapade

Yes, it’s not my first time on the magical island of Bantayan but it always gives me something new and exciting every visit. Remember Typhoon Yolanda in 2013? This island was one of those hardly hit by the super typhoon and I was there with some friends to extend help. I saw how it was … Continue reading Bantayan Island: Summer in November Escapade

Serene, Relaxing Green Mountain Spring Farm

The gang Beach and pool escapades seem mainstream these days. Why not get a new experience with nature? We were here for the Wild Birthday Party of a dear friend and member of Tribu AdOBo, Mandoy, who made the reservation. With the seclusion of the Green Mountain Spring Farm, you’ll surely enjoy its beauty of … Continue reading Serene, Relaxing Green Mountain Spring Farm

Aloguinsan Bound, Ended-Up in Moalboal: An Epic Detour

Stop thinking of what’s gonna happen tomorrow, you might not enjoy the ride…  Although I love well-planned trips, I am always on-the-go for spontaneous adventures anywhere, anytime. Life is full of detours and misadventures. Yes, it is for life can be boring when everything is planned accordingly. Another yes for these unprecedented turns of events … Continue reading Aloguinsan Bound, Ended-Up in Moalboal: An Epic Detour

Mesmerizing Carnaza Island: A Travel Guide

I knew I had it penned but I couldn't find it. Sourcing and digging anywhere until I found it on my draft folder. Too busy? Or aging symptoms? Both, and more, I guess. Haha... It took me almost 2 years to complete and publish this travel story. Thanks to my friends' request for the itinerary … Continue reading Mesmerizing Carnaza Island: A Travel Guide

Mt. Talinis: To the Route Less Traversed, Okoy 5 Trail

The challenging trails rolling up and down with vertical drops (some in almost, if not all at 90 degrees, angle), rappelling without harness just the strong twigs and roots of the wild, and the unpredictable weather. Twice the experience yet here we are again, climbing the magical 2-summit mountain range of Mt. Talinis. After those … Continue reading Mt. Talinis: To the Route Less Traversed, Okoy 5 Trail

The Communal Ranch: Starting My 2020 Journey

"Nakarating ka na sa yong destinasyon (You've just arrived at your destination), " Waze app bot said, and we're at the middle of a long and winding road. Seriously? Haha.. This would happen when you just hit the road, decided to visit a scenic spot you've just heard and seen on social media, relied on … Continue reading The Communal Ranch: Starting My 2020 Journey