Weekend Warrior Tales: Mt. Pinatubo

The Catastrophe June 12, 1991. Nestled in the central Zambales mountains, Mt. Pinatubo was once just an ordinary mountain, thickly covered by a thriving flora. The area is the traditional home of the Aetas, the first Philippine settlers. But on an ordinary day, eruption columns came shooting to the sky, surprising the locals residing in the area surrounding it. … Continue reading Weekend Warrior Tales: Mt. Pinatubo

Weekend Warrior Tales: Mt. Maynoba Circuit

Mountains are indeed marvelous creations. They are shrouded in enigma which awakens the inner adventurer in us. Once we have experienced the mystery that envelopes one mountain, we can't help but look for more. One short trip to the summit opens further opportunities for more. And before we realize it, we've already fallen in love with the mountains. It was … Continue reading Weekend Warrior Tales: Mt. Maynoba Circuit

The Scallop Seashore (Part 1)

Carles is the easternmost and northernmost municipality of Iloilo, one of the provinces comprising Panay Island in the Visayas. A second-class municipality, its rich fishing grounds earned it the moniker of "Fishing Ground of the Philippines", or "Alaska of the Philippines". Beyond its abundant fisheries, Carles is slowly emerging as a major tourism destination, particularly the Isla … Continue reading The Scallop Seashore (Part 1)

Guimaras: We’re In Mango Country! Part 2

This is the second half of our Guimaras adventures. The Meadow After our brief stop at the Trappist Monastery, we were asked by our tour guide which would be our next activity, Guisi lighthouse or island hopping. Because we wanted to maximize our time for island hopping, we opted for the Guisi Lighthouse first. Moreover, … Continue reading Guimaras: We’re In Mango Country! Part 2