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

3rd Tribu AdOBo Anniversary at House of Gwapa Campsite

With the onset of COVID-19, we have been apart from our friends, peers, etc. Thankfully, catching up with them is now “yey, okay” but with certain health protocols and guidelines to follow. Just in time for Tribu AdOBo to celebrate our third year at House of Gwapa campsite. Disclaimer: This is a personal blog. The … Continue reading 3rd Tribu AdOBo Anniversary at House of Gwapa Campsite

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

Siargao Version 2.0 With a Sidetrip to Corregidor Island

You're a chocolate lover but there's that one sweet temptation you hardly can resist. Yeah, just a few months ago we were in Siargao and I was broken heartened of leaving the island. I then promised to go back as I do miss it already while still on the plane heading back to Cebu. There's … Continue reading Siargao Version 2.0 With a Sidetrip to Corregidor Island

From the Island to the Highland – Exploring Samal Island, BUDA, and Davao City

Why is it too hard to stick to healthy living? Work? Business? The modern way of living? Whatever your reason may be, you always have a choice. And we choose to keep weekends holy to unwind, go outdoors and spend time with family and friends. Since my immediate family is distant, my Tribu AdOBo family … Continue reading From the Island to the Highland – Exploring Samal Island, BUDA, and Davao City

Misadventure Series (#4): Bidding Goodbye to My Favorite Neck Pillow

Losing things or someone you loved so dearly. Ouch, how it hurts. It was my first travel abroad and already lost my favorite neck pillow before even getting around. You are traveling and just realized something is missing. Relate much? It’s very me – most of the times actually. Haha. Well, it’s already part of … Continue reading Misadventure Series (#4): Bidding Goodbye to My Favorite Neck Pillow