• Mount Lantawan: A Thrilling And Alluring Surprise In Danao, Cebu
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    Mount Lantawan: A Thrilling And Alluring Surprise In Danao, Cebu

    The therapeutic breeze brushed past me, as I was standing on the summit of Mount Manghilao. Slowly, the untouched natural allure of Danao’s highlands was beautifully uncovering itself right in front of my eyes. Like a beautiful symphony, the dramatic foggy beauty of the mountain overflowed our hearts with gladness and optimism. I swear it was nothing short of awe-inspiring. And, in the midst of it all, we spotted a mysterious and wonderfully shaped mountain. Could be this the mountain they call Mount Lantawan? Was there a surprise or gorgeous panorama waiting for us at the summit of this mountain? And, make no mistake about it – this wasn’t the…

  • Licos Peak: An Insanely Exciting Adventure In Danao, Cebu  
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    Licos Peak: An Insanely Thrilling Adventure In Danao, Cebu  

    We, as humans, have a tendency to be quite repetitious. Every day, we wake up early in the morning to go to work or school. Then, we come home, eat dinner, watch teleseryes, and sleep. And, while this routine is rather uninspiring and boring, we stick to it all the time because it’s our comfort zone. The truth is, we prefer to live in a spot where we know we are surely safe and sound. Even in hiking, some of us prefer to hit the typical and pretty established trails, leaving a ton of mountains like Licos Peak unheard-of and untraveled. But, is sticking to our safety bubble really living?…

  • Lapos Lapos Cave: An Enticing And Extraordinary Gem In Toledo, Cebu
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    Lapos Lapos Cave: An Enticing And Extraordinary Gem In Toledo, Cebu

    For weekend warriors like us, a week without an outdoor escape can feel like an eternity. And with the universe not on my side for the past weeks, it did feel like forever since my last hike. Despite today’s mind-blowing innovations and technological discoveries, nothing still beats a good old-fashioned date with Mother Nature. The way I see it, adventure is totally ingrained in my DNA! Thankfully, though, my trusted hiking besties saved me from the clutches of boredom and monotony of daily life by introducing me to another hidden gem in Toledo, Cebu – Lapos Lapos Cave. While it was a short escape, it was nonetheless jam-packed with action,…

  • Mount Bandilaan And Mount Alpaco: The Beauty Of An Unplanned Adventure
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    Mount Bandilaan And Mount Alpaco: The Beauty Of An Unplanned Adventure

    When I first saw Mount Bandilaan online, I wasn’t so thrilled and psyched to see it in person. Unlike most of the mountains that I’ve been to in Cebu, San Fernando’s peak doesn’t have awe-inspiring panoramas or a wondrous natural backdrop that will unleash your inner shutterbug. What’s more, there’s not an exciting or picturesque trail that leads to the summit of Mount Bandilaan.  Truthfully, I was about to give it a pass, and even had plans to hike other trails or picture-perfect peaks that can quench my thirst for adventure. Yet, for some reason, I felt like there was a fascinating outdoor escape waiting for me in San Fernando,…