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Mt. KM 28: Simplicity and Beauty at Their Finest

Mt. KM 28

Where can you find a nice, challenging weekend climb without draining your wallet? A mountain in Cebu where you can have a stunning 360-degree view of the highlands and the city at the summit? A hike that takes you to different kinds of scenery? A place where you think you’re in New Zealand? Is it a place that sounds too good to be true? Nope! Such a place exists in Cebu, the strangely named Mt. KM 28 in the highlands of Toledo.

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Payag Bouldering House: Pump it Up

Payag Bouldering House

Rainy day. No budget for now. Crag is too far. Guide is unavailable. Uneasy at the company of pro climbers. No experience in climbing. Need more power, strength, and practice. These are all common reasons why people shy away from ascending their favorite routes in the crag, continue honing their techniques, or pursuing their interest in climbing. That is until now. Today, Payag Bouldering House, a humble bouldering cave in Lapu Lapu City, gives you no reason why you should skip climbing practice, stop climbing altogether, or cease chasing your passion in ascending rock walls.

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Malapascua Island: A Stunning Island Getaway for Your Ber and Summer Sojourns

Malapascua Island

The ber months are here! For Filipinos, September is the start of the joyous Yuletide season, and the celebration lasts until January next year. But while other countries are gearing up for the bitter, cold season, the Philippines is blessed with a perennial tropical sun so everyone can continue to frolic in warm, pleasant weather albeit the occasional rains. This ber season, we invite you to enjoy a sunny, last-quarter vacation to one of the most popular tropical paradises the Cebu province has to offer—the rocky island of Malapascua at the northernmost tip of Cebu.

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Malapascua Budget Inn: A Cool Haven for the Budget-Conscious Traveler

Malapascua Budget Inn

We want to spend the bulk of our travel money in our activities and adventures. Thus, like many travelers, we always look for ways to keep their expenses for accommodation as low as possible. To keep our accommodation expenses to a minimum level, we rarely book in hotels. After all, why would we pay for luxuries when we barely have the chance to use them since we are out adventuring all day? An inn or hostel with a comfortable bed with a clean bath and toilet is good enough for us.  The rustic Malapascua Budget Inn in Logon, Malapascua Island is an ideal home away from home for those who are keeping a tight lid on their travel expenses.

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Sinaya Cup: Empowering Active Women

Sinaya Menstrual Cup

I have always been an outdoor type of person. I love hiking, scuba diving, rock climbing, and traveling with my sweetie Gian. We always make it a point to have a balance of work and play. Thus, we go out and enjoy the outdoors on weekends, holidays, leaves, and whatever free time we can scrap up.

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Langun Gobingob Cave: Into a Monster of Epic Proportions (Part 2)

Langun Gobingob Cave Calbiga Samar

Human being’s notion of self-importance is a delusion. There are powers all around us that are far too massive for us to comprehend. We can feel the immensity of those powers when we face the full grandeur, the breathtaking beauty, the awesome might, the real danger, and the total indifference of Mother Nature. During our wonderful adventure inside Langun Gobingob Cave, the largest cave system in the country, we once again were privileged to experience that humbling and overwhelming feeling of awe and helplessness.

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Langun Gobingob Cave: A Mountain Under a Mountain (Part 1)

Langun Gobingob Cave Calbiga Samar

Biggest. Widest. Deepest. Most beautiful. Superlatives in Mother Nature never fail to astound us. They give us a feeling of awe, respect, and reverence. In the Philippines, we are blessed with some of the most wondrous superlatives that capture the world’s imagination. In fact, we are blessed to have one of them right smack in the lush adventure paradise of Calbiga, Samar. Welcome to the monstrous, mysterious, and unearthly Langun Gobingob Cave system.

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