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    Mount Makatol: An Epic Hike Jam-Packed With Thrills And Sights

    They say “great things never came from comfort zones”. And, for the last couple of years, I’ve lived my life with this creed, venturing into remote villages, hidden taverns and offbeat trails like Mount Makatol. Armed with an undying love for adventure, I, together with a gang of outdoor aficionados, explore the world’s 6th best island – Cebu – to uncover local secrets and embrace the joys of adventure living. In spite of the bruises, scars and blisters, it has been quite a ride. And, while I’m not famous for my daredevil feats and risky thrills, exciting outdoor adventures have been by far my favorite pastime, in recent months. And,…

  • Naga City: Chasing 3 Mountains And Naupa’s Irresistible Sea Of Clouds

    Naga City: Chasing 3 Mountains And Naupa’s Irresistible Sea Of Clouds

    Everyone loves to hike and cherish Mother Nature’s masterpieces in moderate temperatures beneath a sunny and bright sky. Whether you’re hiking a beginner-friendly mountain in Naga City or a scaling the country’s highest peaks, sunny days simply make our outdoor escapes more pleasurable and picturesque. And let’s face it – hiking in the rain can also lead to miserable experiences, like slips, wet gear and blisters. Trust me, hiking in the rain can be literally a struggle, especially if you’re not equipped with the right gear and footwear. Surprisingly, though, there are also perks to hiking in the rain. In steep mountains and ranges with an elevation of more than…

  • Techno Demo Farm: The Perfect Appetizer To A Scenic Dalaguete Adventure

    Techno Demo Farm: The Perfect Appetizer To A Scenic Dalaguete Adventure

    Thank goodness for social media! In spite of its daily dose of fake news and senseless millennial rants, social media has been a blessing to me, as an adventure connoisseur.  Not only did it help me find a lifetime’s worth of friendships, but it also gave me inspiration and blueprints for my future trips. And best of all, social media has led to a ton of wondrous discoveries in Cebu, such as Dalaguete’s up and upcoming flora haven – Municipal Techno Demo Farm. Truthfully, it has been one of my ultimate tools, when plotting my trips and adventures. And speaking of social media, I just saw a bunch of pictures…

  • AO Farm: A Fascinating 20-Peso Getaway To Toong, Cebu

    AO Farm: A Fascinating 50-Peso Getaway To Toong, Cebu

    In modern times, society tells us that we need to be rich as a Kardashian or a Trump to fully satisfy our desire for happiness. Whether you’re stalking bikini-clad celebrities on Instagram or buying fruits at a local grocery, we are urged and encouraged by our consumerism-filled world to buy our way to happiness. Everywhere we go, we see an array of ads and banners of products saying “buy me”. But the truth is, you don’t need to spend a fortune to find joy in your bustling life. From urban hikes and picturesque strolls to blossoming floral havens like AO Farm, there are plenty of ways to be happy, without…