• Bungtod Talinis, Cebu: San Fernando’s Tantalizing Unseen Ranges
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    Bungtod Talinis, Cebu: San Fernando’s Tantalizing Unseen Ranges

    I could feel it. There was something in San Fernando’s highlands that kept calling and luring me. I didn’t know what it was or where it was, but I did sense something special there. And, with my impulse to hike and explore, I knew there was only one way find it – to get wonderfully lost in San Fernando. Fascinated, intrigued and optimistic, I opened Google Maps, to see if there was any potential hidden gem in this town. And guess what? I saw a 3D overlooking view of a mountain range that we later on found out is called “Bungtod Talinis”. And, it was beautiful! Even though it was…

  • Britania Islands, Surigao: Resisting The Tempting Shades Of Blue
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    Britania Islands, Surigao: Resisting The Tempting Shades Of Blue

    Absolutely gorgeous! Those were the words my inner monologue said, as we were soaking up the tropical vibes on Hagonoy Island, Britania Islands.  I was tempted, intrigued and enthralled. With its sparkling azure waters and fine white sands, there was no way I was going to pass up on the opportunity to swim on Britania Islands. Like an enchanter, the picture-perfect sea was calling us, luring us with its sheer majesty.  For a while, I felt like I was under its spell, mesmerized by its irresistible tropical grandeur. I had to take a plunge! After all, no island hopping adventure is complete without a little swimming escapade. And, just when…

  • The Enigmatic And Fascinating Stranger On The Bus To Cebu
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    The Enigmatic And Fascinating Stranger On The Bus

    They say a different version of you exists in the minds of everyone who knows you. And with the world getting smaller by the day, there are likely a thousand or even a million versions of you today. The annoying workmate, the supportive friend and the stranger you met on a foreign land – everyone you cross paths with sees and paints a different image of you. You can be a cut-throat villain in someone’s world, a harmless sheep in the eyes of your parents, or a symbol of hope to the friends who adore you. Heck, even the woman selling cigarettes on the streets creates a version of you…