Category Archive: places

Jun 23

Your Backpack And Your Dreams

Avenue of stars

  When you chase your dreams, you don’t need to take everything with you. All you need is a light backpack and a heart full of passion for adventures and new beginnings.

Jun 01

Sunrise At Banat-i Hills

I was a little bit anxious to climb Banat-i Hills alone (and for the first time). But my feet have a mind of their own so I didn’t have much choice. I brisked to a concrete road to a rocky one that led me up. The 35-minute walk was supposed to be boring but I met Kuya …

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Apr 14

Mmmmmmm Stands For Chef M

Dinner was already served but my tastebuds are still looking for something. I have already taken my coffee but it looks like my fourth cup for the day wasn’t enough. In an attempt to let the idea of gorging on leftovers slip my mind, I scrolled the gallery of my phone. At first, it was …

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Apr 11

4 Ways To Fall For Ingkumhan Falls

  Wondering how far your Php20 can go? Imagine this. Hiding in the middle of a woodland in Barangay Bauhugan, Dimiao, about five kilometers away from the poblacion, is the unexplored Ingkumhan falls. Streaming from approximately 30 meters above, Ingkumhan Falls is the most distinct waterfall that I have seen, so far. The Caves The …

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Apr 09

One Summer Morn In Astoria Bohol

I seldom see the sun as it rises (only when I work all night long until daybreak). I’m not an early riser, so to speak. But waking up at four in the morning to get myself ready for a visit to Astoria Bohol was worth it.     Astoria Bohol is just 10 minutes away …

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Mar 21

Getting High at Osmena Peak

Some 85 kilometers away from Cebu City, in the town of Dalaguete, is the Mantalongon Mountain Range. Part of this ridge is the province’s highest point, standing at around 1,000 meters above sea level – the Osmena Peak. Osmena Peak got its name from one of the province’s prominent families, the Osmena’s. Taking pride of …

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Mar 19

My Top 4 Churches In The Philippines

  Holy week is almost here and for most Catholics, this is the best time to visit churches. I have been to several churches in the Philippines, but only four stand out for me. St. Vincent Parish Church in Calape, Bohol This Gothic-inspired Catholic church has always been my favorite not only because it is …

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Mar 09

HG Studio Makes Humpday Busy

Humpdays are supposed to be a lax day for make-up artists. Why? Because it is unusual for most of them to get booked for a wedding on an ordinary weekday. But it isn’t true for HG Studio. While it is a challenge for most make-up artists, HG Studio got not just one but two weddings …

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Feb 15

Belian Hotel – A Beautiful Haven

Belian Hotel is just a quick walk away from the port of Tagbilaran, a few minutes drive from the airport and a stone-throw away from the center of the city, making it accessible and convenient for guests. With paintings of flowers and birds hanging on walls, the hotel looks classy and stylish. But being used …

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Nov 07

Kawaii Cafe: Take Two

Last Thursday’s weather wasn’t perfect but I couldn’t turn down a tempting invite. So I went out, braved the rain, and made my way to Kawaii cafe. Yes, to Kawaii Cafe again. Why? Because there is something in there that pulls me back. It could be the instrumental music that filled the air, or the …

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