• Pangilatan Hike: How To Find Your Happy Pill In The Mountains

    Pangilatan Hike: How To Find Your Happy Pill In The Mountains

    Every adventure is a learning experience, for me. From easygoing long hikes like Pangilatan to mind-blowing escapes, my recent adventures have been wondrously nourishing my body, mind and soul. As awe-inspiring as the views are in my intrepid nature escapes, it’s the lesson learned or takeaway that truly turns me on.  With my introverted and observant nature, venturing into the outdoors has fueled my creativity and quenched my thirst for knowledge. And, in my recent hike to Pangilatan, I’ve discovered the steps or formula to finding your happy pill in the mountains. I got these ideas, while talking as well as observing the expressions and body language of every hiker.…

  • Antuwanga And The 6 Stages of Happiness In Hiking

    Antuwanga And The 6 Stages of Happiness In Hiking

    Happiness comes in many forms, and hiking is definitely one of them. Whenever people complain of depression, negativity and fatigue, I always encourage them to take a hike to places like Antuwanga, to commune with nature. While dealing with blisters and braving the elements don’t seem pretty appealing for some, hiking has wondrously transformed my life, making me a happier person. Whether it’s the triumph of reaching the summit, the sounds of nature or the rhythmic pattern of the feet, there’s something about hiking that makes people like me upbeat and contented. Truthfully, hiking has been my therapy to a fast-paced and stressful life. And, unlike other types of hobbies,…

  • Licos Peak: An Insanely Exciting Adventure In Danao, Cebu  

    Licos Peak: An Insanely Thrilling Adventure In Danao, Cebu  

    We, as humans, have a tendency to be quite repetitious. Every day, we wake up early in the morning to go to work or school. Then, we come home, eat dinner, watch teleseryes, and sleep. And, while this routine is rather uninspiring and boring, we stick to it all the time because it’s our comfort zone. The truth is, we prefer to live in a spot where we know we are surely safe and sound. Even in hiking, some of us prefer to hit the typical and pretty established trails, leaving a ton of mountains like Licos Peak unheard-of and untraveled. But, is sticking to our safety bubble really living?…