• The Search For Pangpang In Barili
    Travel

    The Search For Pangpang In Barili

    I felt the surge of adrenaline and joy rushing  through me. Amused by my company and charmed by the beauty of nature, I just found the opening to the seemingly endless maze of stress, sleepless nights and bills. After weeks of non-stop dancing to the frenzied rhythms of modern life, I finally had a healthy dose of optimism. And, I experienced this high while standing on a hill on our search for a pangpang (cliff in English) in Barili and Sibonga.  Like most of our exploration adventures, this hill was such a pleasant surprise in a day full of ups and downs. As a matter of fact, we didn’t even…

  • Hirasol
    Fiction

    The Hirasol Gardener

    Note: I originally wrote this short story for a literary contest about hirasol. Amazingly, I felt a strong and irresistible urge to create short stories, after writing The Hirasol Gardener. So, expect more short stories on my blog in the near future. I’m an escapist.  Whenever life feels like an endless parade of problems, I find a way to escape it.  I travel to exotic lands, run marathons, nurture plants, go on cycling adventures, and hike steep mountains just to escape my crashing reality.  And, on this sunny, breezy and eerily quiet December weekend, I’ve decided to escape life again.  I’m a troubled soul, overwhelmed by the chaos and miseries…

  • 11 Insanely Fun Things To Do In Moalboal, Cebu
    Travel

    11 Insanely Fun Things To Do In Moalboal, Cebu

    Free-spirited, sun-soaked and beautiful, Moalboal is Cebu’s wild child. Known for its bohemian ambiance, year-round sunshine and vibrant nightlife, Moalboal, Cebu is a paradise for energetic and fun-loving foreign travelers. Of course, there are plenty of reasons why countless of travelers worldwide flock to Moalboal, Cebu every year. From spectacular underwater treasures to picture-perfect waterfalls, you’ll find a plethora of amazing and incredibly exciting things to do in Moalboal, Cebu. Whether you’re a local explorer and a foreign travel junkie, this wondrous beach town will sweep you into bliss in so many ways. What’s more, the town offers convenient access to some of the finest and most remarkable South Cebu…

  • Marmol Cliff And My Enchanting Time Travel Adventure
    Travel

    Marmol Cliff And My Enchanting Time Travel Adventure

    There’s an atmosphere of fear, darkness and uncertainty everywhere in Cebu. From a welcoming land of endless summer bliss, Cebu has turned into a somber island of barricades and masked troopers. Whether you’re buying essentials in a mall or hiding in a secluded spot like Marmol Cliff, you’ll feel the wrath of Covid-19 wherever you go on our island.    Yet, even with the on-going chaos and fiasco, my enthusiasm for exploring places is spiking. And, truthfully, I’ve even been traveling to a slew of awe-inspiring places, amid the pandemic.  From the picture-perfect ruins of Ayutthaya, Thailand to enchanting Marmol Cliff in Tuburan, it’s been a whirlwind of adventure ever since…