What’s the best way to celebrate your anniversary? Go to Tagaytay and chill? Go on a roadtrip to anywhere? Go by the beach and enjoy the sun and sea? We had several plans, actually. It was the first time that we thought of celebrating that day. Five years is an achievement after all! But when my… Continue reading The Dormant Volcano | Sinukuan’s Fortress
Mountains are pretty much like people, they also have different characteristics. After climbing the dense forested mountain that is Pico de Loro, my group decided to visit this pretty famous mountain-by-the -sea in Anilao, Batangas. Mt Gulugod Baboy (Pig Spine) is a mound composed of rolling hills, I imagine is reminiscent of Batanes. That day,… Continue reading The Rolling Hills| Mt Gulugod Baboy Adventure
We are a generation of wanderers. I realized this two years ago when I too was caught in the excitement of being “out there”. You live only once, they say. So why not live it to the fullest? Or better, live it with a purpose. There is this island in Quezon Province, 139 km southeast of Polilio Island,… Continue reading Jomalig Island : VolunTOURism Is In!
Two years ago, we went all the way to Taal Batangas to visit the largest church in the Philippines and in Asia, the Taal Basilica or the Basilica of Saint Martin de Tours. Standing at 291 ft and a width of 157 ft atop an elevated hill, this structure is a beauty to behold. Originally, the… Continue reading One Day Wander: Discovering Taal.
“Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” ― Ed Viesturs Ever since I was introduced to the beauty that is hiking, I kind of set this standard to always, ALWAYS reach the summit, no matter what. Which put on too much pressure on me, and my ever weak legs. But you can’t blame… Continue reading Pico de Loro and the Daunting Monolith
Batangas is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. One of the best destinations in this province is the famous Rockies of Mt Maculot in the town of Cuenca. At 706 MASL, your eyes will be treated to an exhilarating view of the Taal volcano and the vast lake surrounding it. Together with my equally adventurous and fun loving… Continue reading The Rockies: Mt Maculot Adventure
I found two jewels in one day in Nasugbo, Batangas. A few minutes away from Mt Batulao were we trekked last January, was the picturesque Caleruega church. Sitting in the midst of lush greens and colorful flowers, the church was a sight to behold!There was a chill in the air when we reached the area.… Continue reading Caleruega: A Girl Can Dream