A Glimpse of the Mystic Island of Siquijor

Witchcraft. Slightly spoilt beaches. Refreshing waterfalls. Mysterious sanctuaries. Exploratory caves. Interesting forest walks in hilly interior. These are the words-of-mouth from people who have just visited Siquijor, which made my wandering feet dream to step foot one day. Several plans penned mentally yet none happened until a group of travelers, Destination Dream (DNDM), posted their … Continue reading A Glimpse of the Mystic Island of Siquijor

Letting Loose at Olango Island: A Budget-Friendly Weekend Getaway

Summer is past its full-swing (considering July as a typical rainy month here in the tropical Philippine archipelago) and it’s nearing weekend again. We’ve been planning for a barkada escape in a touristy destination. Everything was set only to end up having conflict with the expense plus the delayed financial resource. Can you relate? Yeah, … Continue reading Letting Loose at Olango Island: A Budget-Friendly Weekend Getaway

Adventure is… Leaving Your Comfort Zone for Mt. Talinis (Apolong-Bediao Trail)

Barely calling ourselves as mountaineers with our few years of hiking experience, we ever dreamt of leveling up. What happens next was really an epic – somewhat a failure for not reaching Mt. Talinis’ summit but an overall success for our safe descent. Admitted to having not properly prepared for the climb, this serves as … Continue reading Adventure is… Leaving Your Comfort Zone for Mt. Talinis (Apolong-Bediao Trail)

Exploring Alegria: From Mt. Lanaya to Cambais Falls

Would you dare to have an overnight stay in a place known for supernatural stories? Trying to be brave, the team - Tribu Adobo (adorable bonding) - with some joiners explored the mountain of Lanaya in Alegria. I can somehow attest to that as I’ve been there once this year. Everything was set and we … Continue reading Exploring Alegria: From Mt. Lanaya to Cambais Falls

Traverse From Kandungaw Peak to Lugsangan Casino Peak: When Avatars Invade

      Discern on what you think and how you feel. For words outspoken can either break or make a reputation. You shouldn’t judge books by their cover because, in the first place, they are not books but avatars. Kidding! Belittle your self-inflicted instincts or you will just end up recuperating from the excruciating … Continue reading Traverse From Kandungaw Peak to Lugsangan Casino Peak: When Avatars Invade

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

Traversing Mt. Manunggal-Mt. Mauyog: A Random Journey

Would you rather spend time with random people having spontaneous fun with, or spend time with long-known people doing the same boring routine? Just as when you meet new pals with the feeling and camaraderie of having known each other for such a long time. I'm still on hype though. This group made my weekend. … Continue reading Traversing Mt. Manunggal-Mt. Mauyog: A Random Journey

Best Places for Vacation in August

Summer has been in full swing in many countries in past few months, but still on its way in others. How about you? Have you been wondering where to spend the rest of your vacation days in August? You might want to check out the following destinations and find your next go-to vacation. Boracay in … Continue reading Best Places for Vacation in August

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. 🙂

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Mt. Capistrano
 
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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.
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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