• Taginis Falls Moalboal And The Alchemy Of Adventure

    Taginis Falls Moalboal And The Adventure Alchemist

    Everyone is, in their own unique way, a brilliant and innovative alchemist. While not everybody has the knowledge and ability to create sparkling golden nuggets, we are all capable of formulating something special. From engineering game-changing architectural wonders to cracking jokes, each one is an alchemist with a special place in the universe’s grand puzzle.  Heck, even a traveler or explorer like me is an alchemist. Trust me, organizing a simple adventure in places like Taginis Falls is a work of art in itself. I, for one, see myself as an alchemist of adventure. And, an architect of my own happiness. Even with limited sources and budget, I can forge…

  • Mantayupan Falls: Indulging On Barili’s Irresistible Natural Wonder

    Mantayupan Falls: Indulging On Barili’s Irresistible Natural Wonder

    Human combustion isn’t real. At least, that’s what my science professors in college and high school said. Yet, somehow, I felt like I was on the verge of bursting into flames as the dry season was about to officially kickoff. With Metro Cebu heating up environmentally and politically, I had a craving for a refreshing escapade to get away from the hot spell. And, as I was going through a multitude of options, a beautiful idea flashed into my mind. Why not take a plunge at the island’s tallest waterfall: Mantayupan Falls? So, I, together with my favorite hike buddies, ventured into Barili, and released our happy hormones at Mantayupan…

  • Tinuy-an Falls And Enchanted River: I’m Addicted To Surigao del Sur

    Tinuy-an Falls And Enchanted River:  I’m Addicted To Surigao del Sur

    Please don’t judge me. For the first time ever, I’m going to unveil one of my deepest secrets. I admit – I’m an addict. I’m addicted to exploring and seeing places that inspire creativity. I’m addicted to experiencing something new and crazily fun. And, I’m addicted to natural spectacles that mesmerize its beholders, such as Tinuy-an Falls and Hinatuan Enchanted River. There are so many places in the Philippines that have fed my travel addiction and have left me spellbound.  From lush and picture-perfect hills to gleaming skyscrapers, I’ve left my heart in dozens of wondrous places across our beautifully diverse archipelago. And, one of the places that swept me…

  • Cancalanog And Cambais Falls: Chasing Waterfalls In Alegria

    Cancalanog And Cambais Falls: Chasing Waterfalls In Alegria

    Waterfalls, such as Alegria’s Cancalanog and Cambais Falls, are an absolute godsend for hikers and travelers like me. Whether it’s a hike up the mountains or a sightseeing trip in a quaint remote town, a plunge in a refreshing waterfall is, for me, the icing on the cake of every outdoor adventure.  Awe-inspiring and simply wondrous, waterfalls are also such a mesmerizing sight to behold and an impressive natural wonder that exudes a rather relaxing feel. Truthfully, I’m not much of a swimmer, but I simply can’t resist the sheer majesty and refreshing waters of these natural spectacles. And in our recent trip to Alegria, me and rest of Team…