• 14 Incredibly Fun Things To Do In Naga, Cebu
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    14 Incredibly Fun Things To Do In Naga, Cebu

    Naga, Cebu is a haven of natural beauty. Full of surprises and jaw-dropping natural wonders, the city has captured my heart and quenched my thirst for adventure in so many ways. From the famous Mount Naupa to unheralded gems, I’ve experienced a world of fun, thanks to the fascinatingly exciting things to do in Naga, Cebu. And, with the help of local adventurers like sir Francis, the city has become my ultimate hiking playground on our small yet diverse and colorful island. As a matter of fact, I think it’s my favorite city in Cebu. For the last couple of years, I’ve been blithely exploring the mountains and hidden corners…

  • Campo 4 To Mount Naupa: A Beautifully Chaotic Itinerary
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    Campo 4 To Mount Naupa: A Beautifully Chaotic Itinerary

    I was watching in awe at the finale of a seemingly perfectly-orchestrated symphony. Speechless, I was blown away by a cinematic and splendid sunset in Mount Naupa. The dramatic shades of orange, paired with Naga’s trademark rolling hills, created an awe-inspiring and irresistible showcase of natural beauty. And, as I was soaking up the atmosphere and sunset, a philosophical book quote suddenly flashed into my mind. “Under the whirl and chaos of life lies a strange order”.  As picture-perfect as our ending was, our Campo 4 to Naupa hike itinerary was chaotic.   It was unplanned and full of twists and wrong turns. Heck, I even thought we were just…

  • 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…

  • Tagjaguimit Exploration: The Beauty Of Spontaneous Adventures
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    Tagjaguimit Exploration: The Beauty Of Spontaneous Adventures

    Every adventure connoisseur needs a little spontaneity in their getaways. In the age of Facebook, Instagram and Google, we rarely take a hike for a simple exploration adventure. Nowadays, everything is researched, planned and even rehearsed. Of course, we all know the thrill of hiking somewhere awe-inspiring is still there. But, wouldn’t it be better or more exciting if your escapade started the moment you arrive at the bus terminal? Wouldn’t it be more rewarding and fulfilling to go somewhere barely touched by tourists like Tagjaguimit? And, I get it – most of us don’t like the feeling of uncertainty. We are all scared of exploring the unknown and not…