Turning My Lens on Tabogon
I came out of seclusion one early Tuesday morning. The day’s assignment deviated from my typical work-from-home routine. I was headed north to discover one of Cebu’s most underappreciated destinations: Tabogon.
The Lure of Legazpi City
I’m 30 and still lamentably ignorant about my father’s hometown: Daraga, Albay. I wanted to change that but it’s so hard since the Philippines has plenty of fascinating islands, cities and provinces clamoring for a visit. Last April, I crossed off Legazpi city on my travel wishlist.
Braving Binangawan Falls
I have been breathing poison for years. How can I tell? My lungs noisily complained when fresh air from Binangawan forest filled them. Can you still go on? Neil asked.
Demystifying Mount Ilihan
Now I know why someone as picky as Neil would fall in love with Mount Ilihan. The actual place looked similar to the picture I conjured up in my head, based from his stories.
Camiguin in 36 Hours
Imagine my excitement when Neil brought up his plans to visit Camiguin. Of course, I instantly wanted to tag along! But there was a slight challenge: we only had 36 hours to explore Camiguin.
My Top Three Travel Moments in Bohol
Everyone knows Bohol for its bizarre stretch of Chocolate hills, tarsiers the size of a grown man’s hand, river cruises with festive buffets, pristine beaches and heritage churches. Here I recount three of my favorite moments in Bohol.
10 Words to Describe My Sagada Experience - Part 2
Of all the adventures in Sagada, this has to be the most exhilarating. I lost track of time reading so many frightening and fascinating stories and tips from Sumaguing spelunkers, novice and expert alike....
10 Words to Describe My Sagada Experience - Part 1
Ten words - that's all it takes to experience the best of Sagada. Seven weeks have passed since my Sagada tour with Jewel, I still remember the fun, adventure and new experiences we've had in this picturesque town.
Island Trotters Join Sinulog 2015
What is the essence of Sinulog? This troop waded through the crowd to rediscover the meaning of this time-honored festival.
Free and Fun Trip to Pandanon Island
Imagine my happiness when I found out we were going to the beach for our year-end office party! I immediately googled images of Pandanon Island as soon as I heard it would be the venue. How lucky of us!
Awesome Road Trip with Friends in Cebu
No maps. No heavy bags. Just enough cash for fuel, food, water, and unexpected detours. All four roadtrippers have but one thing in common: an itch for adventure.
Pescador's Picturesque Marine Life
Fifteen island trotters took the plunge and found themselves riveted by the view of Pescador's sprawling beauties nestling deep beneath its turquoise waters.