23 Ways Hiking Makes You Healthier

  Making hiking a regular habit has got many health benefits. It helps to manage your weight in the right ratio or even at times helps to lose your extra pounds. Even one hour of a hike would help you burn around 400 – 500 calories approximately. Weight loss results seem to be greater if … Continue reading 23 Ways Hiking Makes You Healthier

Travel, Blog and Make Money: The How to Guidelines

  Many are those who have a keen passion for traveling and generous enough to share their stories with the world. Just as what I am excited about every after my journeys, short or long. Yes, travel blogging and generating income from it is possible, but definitely not an easy task. It is a surreal … Continue reading Travel, Blog and Make Money: The How to Guidelines

A Road Trip to Bukidnon: Heading North With the Family

“How much have you traveled your hometown?” A random person messaged me once. That very question left me pondering for some time. Later did I know I was actually a tourist of my own hometown. It’s kinda embarrassing (a bit) on my part since I’ve traveled much to other cities and provinces than my birth … Continue reading A Road Trip to Bukidnon: Heading North With the Family

My Misadventure Series (#2): The Airline Lost My Luggage

So I have just arrived at the airport, headed to the luggage claiming section, and then realize my bag isn’t coming down the chute. I started to feel indifferent. Not again! It’s just barely a year ago when I was left behind by my supposed flight, the same route. You can just imagine how horrified … Continue reading My Misadventure Series (#2): The Airline Lost My Luggage

My Misadventure Series (#1): I Have Missed My Flight!

Traveling is definitely fun, no argument on that, but there are times when inevitable things happen out of your own control or simply because of your anxiousness. Travel mishaps can quickly turn your supposed awesome trip into a headache or worse a disappointment of not traveling anymore. Well, I have been traveling and learning lessons … Continue reading My Misadventure Series (#1): I Have Missed My Flight!

An Unexpected Find

  Who would have thought that this simple-, humble-looking cup of halo-halo will leave a priceless taste on my palette? Just tasted the best halo-halo that literally gave me a fusion of flavors from the perfect blends of its macapuno, chips, jelo, jackfruit, and other sweets; completed by a scoop of ube ice cream on … Continue reading An Unexpected Find

Quenching My Thirst for Nature: Mt. Capistrano Day Hike

As per request by a friend. Here’s my first climb experience in Bukidnon more than a year ago. Enjoy the read. 🙂


Mt. Capistrano
Jump-Off Point
Knowing Bukidnon as home for famous mountains and mountain ranges, I would be depriving myself of what it can offer me if I’ll go back to Cebu without climbing one of them. Who would have thought they were awaiting for me in my own hometown. Since I would only have limited number of days to stay, I will take the challenge one at a time, and Mt. Capistrano is a good start for this year. Lucky enough, I have a friend/schoolmate who’s also into outdoor activities.
With my friend/schoolmate who serve as one of my guides
I have learned that rocky Mt. Capistrano is notable among the small mountains in the province, which is visible in the highways of Malaybalay City. It towers an average of 2,000 feet above sea level and humbly crowned with…

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Riding In/On a Jeepney in the Philippines

  Many foreign tourists often say that a travel experience in the Philippines will not be complete without riding in or on a jeepney. Why? Mainly because it is already part of the Filipino culture and it is definitely fun. In fact, it is almost always blazoned as an integral part of any adventure across … Continue reading Riding In/On a Jeepney in the Philippines

Why So-Called Gigantes Island?

Photo credit: Asa Ni Quen? Yes, I know what you’re thinking. It is named after a giant, hence the name Gigantes Island? Let’s try to trace its origin. According to Wikipedia, the island chain is so-named after Sabuluag/Salauag, an endemic tree species to the islands. It was renamed to Gigantes Island during the Spanish colonial … Continue reading Why So-Called Gigantes Island?