Gear Review: Caribee Stratos XL

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When it’s time to go longer hikes or long distance runs on a more remote areas where food, water and other important stuff are not available, hydration packs is a must. I would consider this as not just a tool for you to carry your stuff but it is a life vest. Not only you […]

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Help Typhoon Yolanda Disaster Relief

Typhoon-Yolanda

We encourage all who can to help aid the disaster relief efforts. Here are some well known organizations you can donate to or get in contact with to help. UNICEF: www.unicefusa.org Care: www.care.org/emergencies/typhoon-haiyan World Vision: www.worldvision.org/news-stories-videos/typhoon-haiyan-response-philippines Doctors Without Borders: www.doctorswithoutborders.org/ The American Red Cross: www.redcross.org/news/article/Red-Cross-Sends-Support-to-Philippines-for-Typhoon-Response Philippine Red Cross: www.redcross.org.ph For more information on other organizations […]

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Eurotel Angeles: Backpacker Friendly Hotel in Angeles City, Pampanga

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In the midst of Angeles City’s booming nightlife scene. I had an indulgent and pampering Angeles night tour filled with comfy accomodation, hefty dinner and a relaxing full body massage in Eurotel-Angeles. And yes, it is a “Hotel” and it is known as the country’s only lodging chain that uses distinct European theme and motif. […]

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Why do we Climb Mountains?

Mt Pico de Loro

Whenever a certain climb gives me a rough time, I ask myself, why am I doing this if it’s much of a burden? Climbing a mountain indeed can challenge us the way few other experiences in life do. Whether the entire day is spent climbing steep slopes under the scorching heat of the sun or […]

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Lupi ni San Sebastian – Lumban River

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Lumban River is one of the 21 major tributaries of the Laguna Lake. It flows through the towns of Pagsanjan, Cavinti and Lumban. The headwaters drain from Mt. Banahaw and from there cascade down waterfalls that made Pagsanjan one of the most popular destinations in the Province of Laguna. After the long and gruelling Caliraya […]

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Book Sharing Project

Book Sharing Project

In participation with the ShoeSharingProject Team, Recreational Outdoor Exchange (R.O.X. BHS), A Runners Circle – Manila and the selected Travel Bloggers and Outdoor Enthusiasts, we are helping Rizal Elementary School in Gubat, Sorsogon in their community project of putting up a library. This school is more than 50 years old but unfortunately, they still don’t […]

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A Quick Trip to Baguio

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Baguio is a 7 hour land travel from Manila. Do it as a refreshing treat after a long day’s work. Baguio City is called the Summer Capital of the Philippines because of its cold temperature. But to my surprise, It wasn’t that cold there anymore. I can already roam around the city without wearing any […]

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Help Restore the Batad Rice Terraces, Be a Batad Weekend Warrior

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Help the Ifugaos restore the Batad Rice Terraces by becoming a Batad Weekend Warrior starting Feb 3, 2012. Bachang (‘vfa-dchang) or Baddang means “Bayanihan” in Ifugao dialect. Traditionally, the Ifugao’s held the Bachang to assist a farmer in performing farm chores or house repairs. Bachang will be a work-in progress activity in Batad Village. On […]

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Mt. Batulao – Minor climb but not for the faint hearted

Mt Batulao

In less than 2 hours travel time from Alabang to Nasugbu we arrived at the Evercrest Golf Club Resort around 17:00H then proceeded to the jump-off point and finally started our trek. Mt. Batulao is perfect for anyone seeking for a quick adrenaline rush since it is close enough to Manila. It is challenging enough […]

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Study Kit Drive by Black Pencil Project

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Here’s a guide in coming up with a simple study kits for School-In-A-Box. It may look plain and simple at first but these are vital during pre-enrollment period in remote and indigenous communities in the Philippines. Black Pencil Project – Study Kits FREE provisional study kits help and encourages parents to send their children to […]

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