Malapascua Island: Revisiting the Idyllic and Dive-Haven Paradise

Langub Beach So, how’s Malapascua Island since COVID-19? Traveling to and staying on the island is now possible. There are government and health protocols to follow, of course. Health remains everyone’s priority. Quite curious, I decided to revisit the island years after my last visit (story here: Malapascua Island: A Relaxing Summer Getaway) with some … Continue reading Malapascua Island: Revisiting the Idyllic and Dive-Haven Paradise

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

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

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

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

My Misadventure Series (#3): Losing Valuables at a Mall’s Toilet in Singapore

After a four-hour bus ride from Melaka, Malaysia, we decided to eat dinner at a food center in a huge mall in Jurong East, Singapore. Sotong in a rice bowl was so delicious that I nearly ate everything. Disclaimer: All thoughts expressed in this blog are based on my own. Every traveler may differ in … Continue reading My Misadventure Series (#3): Losing Valuables at a Mall’s Toilet in Singapore

How to Survive a Forest Fire While Hiking

As a hiker, it is crucial to know the four phases of fire safety, in case of a forest fire while hiking. Before hike assess the threat level of the site, carry an emergency survival kit, take a map, and use nonsynthetic clothes and bags, no campfires in high-risk zones, carry any camping essentials, camp … Continue reading How to Survive a Forest Fire While Hiking

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