Earth shattering and deafening noise of colliding rocks were seldom heard in the mountains of San Mateo. It’s said to be caused by someone with enormous footprints along the riverbanks, a giant named Bernardo Carpio. A story any kid would remember while living in the province of Rizal. I recently visited Rodriguez and the story … Continue reading Unearthing the Legend of Bernardo Carpio in Wawa, Rodriguez, Rizal
Know before you go. 1,338 hectares of visually appetizing mountainous forest park. Home to a total of 89 species of birds, 23 species of mammals, 13 species of amphibians, 13 species of reptiles,(1) and at least 105 Philippine flora endemics. (2) And crystal clear river system. Truly a nature tripper’s paradise. No wonder why Balbalasang, … Continue reading Travel Guide: Balbalasang-Balbalan National Park
Another version of this legend states that the beautiful lady’s name was Lagkunawa.
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
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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
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Enough of child´s play and touristy stuff, and let´s brave the great outdoors of Echague, Isabela. https://www.instagram.com/p/BVoXOUHA4ha/ After roughly about, 8 hours on the road we reached Echague, Isabela at around 5:30 am. We mainly stayed at a hostel, also houses the Tourism Office of the town, in an old NIA compound next to its … Continue reading Brave the Great Outdoors of Echague, Isabela