I never thought that my first paragliding experience would actually lead to an actual ‘crash’. Not to worry – there was no harm done. No injuries at all. It was purely an accident which thankfully, only threw me and my pilot in shock for a few seconds. But let’s get into that part later. A bit of backstory Way back …
What It’s Like to Fly in a Gyrocopter
It’s amazing how quickly you can get up into high altitudes in a gyrocopter – way faster than with conventional aviation aircraft, which need lots of fuel and thrust to get up high.
Santander Diaries: How I Ended Up Moving Here
I never thought a city girl like me would end up moving in Santander. Moving here turned out to be one of the best decisions I made. Read more.
A Trip to Samar Got Me Into Organic Farming
A memorable trip to San Jorge, Samar in 2018 made me learn more about organic farming. It was a 2-day caving adventure into one of the most remote places in the Philippines. I was with two American tourists who happened to have a Ph.D. in Mountain Environment and Agriculture. Although I have almost zero knowledge about agriculture, I have huge …
5 Things to do in Cebu, Philippines
When it comes to the best tourism spots in the Philippines, most people think of Cebu. Cebu is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. It is comprised of Cebu island and more than 150 surrounding islands and islets. The capital, Cebu City, is dubbed as the “Queen City of the South”. If you are planning …
Why Visit Camiguin Island At Least Once in Your Life
If you are short in time but still want to see the beauty of the Philippines, there’s one place I would suggest visiting – Camiguin Island. Read more.
3 Hours in Sultan Kudarat
Sultan Kudarat is a province that I didn’t think I’d visit during my month-long trip in Mindanao. While it’s a place I’ve always wanted to visit, I just thought I needed 30 more days to explore it. After all, it’s a big province that is rich in natural wonders. But I guess the universe just wanted me to step foot …
Dilly-Dallying in Digos City
When my best friend and I traveled around Mindanao, we didn’t have definite plans on where we’re actually going. After 21 days in South Cotabato, we were sort of thinking what to do next. But then my friend Mernell of Trip Bisagasa offered to let us stay in his home in Digos City. I’ve never been to Digos and we …
Osmeña Peak to Kawasan Falls with Merrell Philippines
One of the main reasons why I love Cebu is its abundance of attractions. Whether you’re interested in mountains, white sand beaches, waterfalls, or forest reserves, you will find everything here. And the best thing about it is that these places are just an hour or two from the city. Two of the most popular destinations in Cebu are Osmeña …
My First T’nalak Festival Experience
If you visit the Philippines, you are guaranteed to witness and experience one. You just have to be in the right province at the right time of the month. That being said, one of the most celebrated festivals in the country is the T’nalak Festival in South Cotabato.