Tourism development, where do we draw the line?
Captivated by her beauty while hiking in Sagada three years ago. Since then, her charm has always intrigued me. And Lubting was her name. Got a glimpse of her again last week as we search for the bush food of Kalinga, then finally learned about her enchanting legend. ”Lubting was a beautiful maiden with a … Continue reading The Mystical Beauty of Lubting, the Sleeping Beauty Mountain, Patukan
Just days before the sought after reopening of “one of the best islands in the world” after being on hiatus for the last six months, due to its “smelly problem,” the island will be open to only a few and with a hefty price tag. And party island no more. ©️CNN Philippines Since the island’s … Continue reading The Price of Sustainability: Boracay Will Be Exclusive and Expensive
An Igorot culture appreciation that will never go out of style.
The merry month of May is dubbed as the Queen of Filipino Festivities. Well, to be brutally honest, my whole summer is one big staycation. But it doesn't mean there's nothing to do, actually, there’s more to do especially in the kitchen! Summertime brings in a lot of amazing produce that's suited for heirloom dishes … Continue reading Festivals Born of Flores de Mayo
My dream destination you ask? There’s no place I’d rather be than to be on our very own Palawan islands. Which, travelers all over the planet voted as one of the BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD! Though, it’s such a shame to admit that I haven’t gotten a chance to explore Palawan. But I’m no … Continue reading My Dream Destination: Palawan, One of The World’s Best Island
Originally designed to be a hill station of Americans years ago. Bloomed into a city nestled on top of a mountain, surrounded by pine trees and sunflowers. A cool and breezy place with interesting food and art scene. That’s Baguio before. Well, there are some left and the plan is for the city to rev-bloom. … Continue reading The RevBloom of Baguio: City of Crafts and Folk Arts
Time wasted in Baler is time well spent.
"I'm a free spirit who never had the balls to be free." - Cheryl Strayed
Mountain climbing is not my favourite activity, however, this event is bigger than my fear.