Philippines · Sagada · Travel

Sagada: First Spelunking Experience

Date: September 29-30, 2018 It was sunny hot when we rode the bus from Bugnay. From Buscalan we weren't able to get a jeepney straight to Bontoc so followed the advised of our guide to get a motorcycle or "habal-habal" to Bugnay and from there get a bus to Bontoc. At around 12 noon, we… Continue reading Sagada: First Spelunking Experience

Buscalan, Kalinga · Philippines · Travel

Buscalan Kalinga: Inked by Apo Whang-Od

Date: September 28-29, 2018 After the long winding road, almost 3 hours of travel with our stomach already churning that sounded "food!!", we reached Buscalan turning point at around 3:00 pm in the afternoon. We were so excited on seeing Apo Whang-Od. But wait! Our journey didn't end there. We bid goodbye to our van… Continue reading Buscalan Kalinga: Inked by Apo Whang-Od

Ifugao · Philippines · Travel

Banaue Ifugao: The Scenic Rice Terraces of the Philippines

Date: September 27-28, 2018 When I was in elementary, in our history subject, Philippine's rice terraces was introduced as one of the eight wonders of the world. In my young mind, I always thought that this land form was a staircase to somewhere creepy, like a castle on top or a passage to a different… Continue reading Banaue Ifugao: The Scenic Rice Terraces of the Philippines

Cebu · Philippines · Travel

Cebu: Bantayan Island Biking Experience

Date: June 16-17, 2018 One of the things I love during summer (though sometimes hate how summer feels here in Cebu - you're like being barbequed and all you wish all day is to pour on the coldest water) is you always have the reason to splurge yourself to the beach. Living in a tropical… Continue reading Cebu: Bantayan Island Biking Experience

Philippines · Siargao & Surigao · Travel

Bucas Grande and Suhoton Cove in Surigao

Date: October 7-10, 2017 Part of our itinerary is to experience the charm of Bucas Grande Islands & Sohoton Cove. Bucas Grande islands are home of numerous caves, mangroves, underwater life such as jellyfishes and fishes, bats, birds and pitcher plants. From Cemetery Point in Siargao, we rented a boat for PHP5000 (8 person) to… Continue reading Bucas Grande and Suhoton Cove in Surigao

Philippines · Siargao & Surigao · Travel

Siargao: A Non-Surfer’s Dream

Date: October 7-10, 2017   This is the first entry of my Siargao Island trip which is one to tick off from my October list.  I can't wait to start writing about the things I've done in the 4D/3N stay in the island. I actually wasn't considering it as just a trip but instead a… Continue reading Siargao: A Non-Surfer’s Dream