The Still Lake Bensis and the Controversial “No-To-Geo-Tagging”

It’s been the talk of the town, especially among climbers in Cebu. Why? Photos of the lake seem to be almost in every FB feed, Instagram post, and any other social media outlets. “Where is it located?” “How to get there?” A few of the questions primarily asked to those who have been there – … Continue reading The Still Lake Bensis and the Controversial “No-To-Geo-Tagging”

How Far Can You Go With Your 150 Pesos? Cebu’s 2017 Gabii Sa Kabilin

  We have been molded by our academics on our own cultural heritage that is the manifestation of how our way of living today developed and passed on from one generation to another. We have been taught and exposed to our culture expressed in practices, objects, values, places, traditions, beliefs, lifestyle, artistic expressions, performances, and … Continue reading How Far Can You Go With Your 150 Pesos? Cebu’s 2017 Gabii Sa Kabilin

My Summer 2016 Ender: A Throwback

  As often said, look for a healthy diversion when you're in blue. This day is a bit mundane so I look back on happy thoughts and this one came to mind first. It's actually a year-old memory with a sweet, thoughtful friend. Just wanna share how my summer ended with a bang last year. Disclaimer: … Continue reading My Summer 2016 Ender: A Throwback

Malapascua Island: A Relaxing Summer Getaway

    Expensive accommodation and facilities, a variety of pricey food, foreigners outnumbering the locals are among the hearsays I’ve been hearing about the Island of Malapascua. I’ve done my own research and, truth to be told, found nothing much to see on the island except its beaches and diving sites. Thus, it remains a … Continue reading Malapascua Island: A Relaxing Summer Getaway

Bittersweet Nature Trip: From Obong Spring to Osmeña Peak

Have you been spellbound by a spectacular view of nature or by an idyllic spot just to see the sun rises and sets? I have been at the hype for these, countless of times actually, which is why I always think of wild camping whenever I’m stressed, at mundane or just when I need to … Continue reading Bittersweet Nature Trip: From Obong Spring to Osmeña Peak

Climbing the Historic Mt. Manunggal Where Dear President Ramon Magsaysay’s Life Ended

​ ​​ ​Would you rather go with the same group of travel buddies or go with the random people along your adventures? Confusing? There's actually no right or wrong answer to this as some time in our life, whether we are caught in a circumstance or have planned it ahead, we get to mingle with … Continue reading Climbing the Historic Mt. Manunggal Where Dear President Ramon Magsaysay’s Life Ended

Our Ultimate 5-Day Bantayan Island Experience On a Budget

​ ​ Have you ever wandered or traveled on an island with unclear itinerary, unfavorable circumstances, but still full of hope to enjoy and make the most of your stay? Here’s the trivia. Did you know that for our 5-day stay on the island I personally spend 2,269? And that includes inland and island tours, … Continue reading Our Ultimate 5-Day Bantayan Island Experience On a Budget

The Mt. Kan-Irag (Sirao Peak) to Budlaan Falls Traverse Challenge

Morning view right from Sirao Peak As far as my mountaineering experience is concerned, our recent climb to Mt. Kan-Irag (notable as Sirao Peak) and trek to Budlaan Falls is really a challenge we never expected. It’s likely that we were in a wild playground offering us an adventure like no other. The play area … Continue reading The Mt. Kan-Irag (Sirao Peak) to Budlaan Falls Traverse Challenge