Mt. 387 (Batong-Amat)

Entry Point: Mr. Roy Manuzon Residence Elevation: 724 MASL Hours to summit: 3 hours Specs: Minor climb Difficulty: Backtrail 2/9; Traverse 4/9, Trail Class 1-4 MOUNT 387 Batong-Amat gains its popularity from the hikers since it was opened to the public last year. A three to four hours drive from Manila the mountain is located … Continue reading Mt. 387 (Batong-Amat)

Our Lady of The Pillar Parish

Our Lady of The Pillar Parish is a Roman Catholic Church located at Poblacion in the town of Alaminos,LagunaThe church of Alaminos was built in the far end of the Hacienda de Calauan, an estate owned by Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, Spanish Navigator and Governor of Manila. After his death, the hacienda was bequeathed to … Continue reading Our Lady of The Pillar Parish

Reality of Piso Fare!

Piso fares are real! Airlines do provide promotions that allow you travel with a huge discount and on a cheap price. Because of limited availability of the seats and technical issues website and internet connection) you really have to have a lot of patience and smart enough to know the “hows” to get one. Here … Continue reading Reality of Piso Fare!

Lazi Convent of Lazi Siquijor

The Lazi Convent is located in the town of Lazi, southern part of Province of Siquijor. It stands next to the San Isidro Labrador Church (the church is under an on going renovation during my visit). It is said to be the biggest and the oldest convent in Asia, measuring 42 meters by 38 meters. … Continue reading Lazi Convent of Lazi Siquijor

Travel Guide : Borawan Island, Quezon Province

Located in Padre Burgos , Quezon Province. Four to five hours away from the busy Manila. Borawan used to be Quezon’s best-kept secret but not anymore since it was discovered. The place is blessed with beautiful rock formations, azure water and white sand. There is no special with the sand since it isn't fine just … Continue reading Travel Guide : Borawan Island, Quezon Province

TRAVEL GUIDE : Cagbalete Island, Mauban Quezon

How to get to Cagbalete A. Commute via Bus 1. Take a Bus from Manila to Lucena Grand Central  Terminal Buses bound to Lucena Quezon can be found in terminals in Kamias, Cubao, Alabang or Buendia. Jac Liner, Jam Transit, Lucena Liner and Ceres Transport have buses bound to Lucena Grand Central  Terminal. Buses leave … Continue reading TRAVEL GUIDE : Cagbalete Island, Mauban Quezon

Travel Guide : Sampaguita Beach in Bauan Batangas

How to get to Sampaguita Beach in Bauan Batangas? How to Commute? 1. Take a bus bound to Batangas Terminal. There are buses in Cubao and Buendia. Fare is 160 pesos. 2. From Batangas Terminal take a jeepney going to Mabini. Ask the driver to drop you off at San Adress. Fare is 30 pesos. … Continue reading Travel Guide : Sampaguita Beach in Bauan Batangas

Experience the extreme, complimented with cool weather at Tree Top Adventure Baguio

I and my friend Jinky had the chance to personally experience the extreme rides that Tree Top Adventure has to offer and the experience was awesome. No wonder why Tree Top is on the top list when it comes to main attractions in Baguio City. We arrived is Baguio City on March 13 at 4:00am. … Continue reading Experience the extreme, complimented with cool weather at Tree Top Adventure Baguio

When ‘THANK YOU’ is not enough

"A little deed done very well is better than a mighty plan kept on paper, undone." Our hearts were overwhelmed and filled with joy for the overflowing support of our friends, co-biyaheros and strangers who showed their support for our recent #BN1stOutreachProgram I would like to extend my genuine THANK YOU on behalf of BN … Continue reading When ‘THANK YOU’ is not enough

Travel Guide : How to get to Tingloy, Batangas (Masasa Beach)

  Ride the bus going to Batangas City Grand Terminal. Fare: P165 from Cubao, P157 from LRT-Buendia, P127 from Alabang. Travel time: 2-3 hours, depending on your point of origin. You can find a lot of buses going to Batangas Grand Terminal. ALPS, DLTB, Joy Bus, Ceres are just some them. These bus lines have … Continue reading Travel Guide : How to get to Tingloy, Batangas (Masasa Beach)

Travel Guide : Isla De Potipot

 If you are looking for clear turquoise water and white sandy shores of sugary sands and rough coral stones Potipot island is another place you have to check out. The island is not too crowded with an exception of summer time. The island is very accessible and affordable. This is a nice place to relax … Continue reading Travel Guide : Isla De Potipot

Travel Guide : Baler, Aurora

FACTS ABOUT BALER Baler is a municipality and the capital of Aurora province the home town of Manuel L. Quezon Its original name was Kinagunasan Known as a surfing destination specilally during surfing season from September to February. Waves can reach up to nine feet high. Origin of the name "Baler" There are different theories … Continue reading Travel Guide : Baler, Aurora

Travel Guide : Sagada, Mountain Provice

FACTS ABOUT SAGADA Sagada is located in Mountain Province and part of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). Sagada has two climates, wet and dry season. Wet season is from November to February while dry season is from March to May. It is coldest during February, when the average temperature drops as low as 4 degrees … Continue reading Travel Guide : Sagada, Mountain Provice

Travel Guide : How to get to Sagada?

How to get to Sagada via Public transportation? A. Manila - Sagada Daily trips are availble at CODA LINES Corporation. Bus leaves Manila by 9:00 am going to Sagada. While from Sagada bus leaves by 2:00 pm going to Manila. CODA LINES Corporation Location : HM Transport Inc. Monte de Piedad, corner Maryland street, Cubao, … Continue reading Travel Guide : How to get to Sagada?

Lucky Beach Update

Permit has not been released yet but Laki Beach is now open for the public again. However the beach is no longer free. Expect an entrance free of Php 400 as per source.

Laki Beach Update!

As per our source Laki Beach will be opening again this May 10 2015. If you are looking for nice place where you can enjoy the sun, sand and clear water, this is surely a must visit place. For a hassle free organized event, Live more Adventures and Tours will have a 2 days and … Continue reading Laki Beach Update!

Visiting Makatira Island once again!

I had the chance to comeback in Makatira Island also known as Hermana menor. I missed its white sand and clear waters. When LIVE MORE ADVENTURES AND TOURS had this event I did not hesitate to join. This also served as our reunion for some of my fellow CAWAG PENTA co-participants. There were total 20 … Continue reading Visiting Makatira Island once again!

Hermana Menor

Meeting the Sister Islands: Hermana Menor and Hermana Mayor

Zambales is popular with each beaches. However I am sure that a lot of people like me wants to enjoy the serenity of place far from the crowd without traveling too far. Here is another place where you can enjoy your me time or even with your friends. It's called Hermana Menor and Hermana Mayor. … Continue reading Meeting the Sister Islands: Hermana Menor and Hermana Mayor

Travel Guide : How to commute going to Hermana Menor and Hermana Mayor Island Zambales

Take a Victory Liner bus bound for Sta Cruz Zambales. Fare is from P450-490 and travel time is from 5-6 hours. Tell the driver  drop you off at the Petron Station in Brgy. Lipay, Sta. Cruz. Terminal is located in Sampaloc, Caloocan and Pasay.  Note that there’s no direct Sta. Cruz bound bus in Cubao … Continue reading Travel Guide : How to commute going to Hermana Menor and Hermana Mayor Island Zambales

How to prevent sun burn?

  Summer time is when you can feel the sun in it's full blast everyday. It is the time of the year where everyone love to hit the beach. Weather you choose to go to the beach to mountains it is very important that you protect yourself, protect your skin from getting burned by the … Continue reading How to prevent sun burn?

The (un)Laki Beach Escapade

  Through LiveMore Adventures Travel and Tours we had a chance to visit Laki Beach in Mariveles Bataan. After four hours of land travel the white sand, clear water and fresh air welcomed us. This newly discovered beach was just opened to the public by last quarter of 2016. Since it was a holy week I was … Continue reading The (un)Laki Beach Escapade

Travel Guide : How to get to Laki Beach in Bataan?

  How to get there via public transportation? 1. Assuming that you are from Manila you can ride a bus. The most popular bus lines bound to Mariveles were Bataan Transit / Genesis, they have terminal in Cubao, Avenida and  Pasay). Fare is approximately Php300 2. Drop-off point at Mariveles town proper where the bus terminal … Continue reading Travel Guide : How to get to Laki Beach in Bataan?

Cawag Pentalogy Day Hike Challenge Accepted!

I have recently joined the Cawag Pentalogy day Hike Challenged that was organized by Live More Adventures. The goal of this challenge is to conquer five mountains in an average of 16 hours. There were total of 23 participants who took the challenge. Cawag is located in Subic, Zambales Philippines. There are five mountains that mountaineers … Continue reading Cawag Pentalogy Day Hike Challenge Accepted!

Mt. Balingkilat, the “Mountain of Thunder”

Mt. Balingkilat, literally the “Mountain of Thunder” an 1100 MASL and one of the highest peaks in the Zambales Coastal Mountains and Coves area. An emerging hiking hotspot within San Antonio and Subic towns.  Balingkilat is rocky, grassy, and windy. There is little tree cover. There are steep parts in the final legs of the … Continue reading Mt. Balingkilat, the “Mountain of Thunder”

Mt. Bira-Bira (a.k.a. Mt. Nagsasa)

  Mt. Bira-Bira (a.k.a. Mt. Nagsasa) is located in Sitio Cawag, San Antonio, Zambales Philippines It has grassy trails with minimal elevation along the way to the summit. During the day trails are very hot because because it is exposed from the sun. Once you get to the summit you can feel the strong cool … Continue reading Mt. Bira-Bira (a.k.a. Mt. Nagsasa)

Why do I travel alone or at least join a tour as a joiner?

Solo travel is not for everyone. But I don’t want to wait for people and hold back from going places and enjoy what life has to offer. I used to wait for my friends then start planning as a group then when the time is near everyone would just back out. It was just a … Continue reading Why do I travel alone or at least join a tour as a joiner?

Calaguas Resback Escapade!

After three failed attempts finally I was able to experience this beautiful island. You've read it right! I had three failed attempts just as what I have written in my previous post "Misadventure but not a Misfortune", but nevertheless it was all worth it. I traveled with my previous group that we called  the "Calaguas … Continue reading Calaguas Resback Escapade!

Travel Guide : Experience Calaguas (Mahabang Buhangin)!

There are a lot of travel and tour organizers offering Calaguas tours now a days that can easily bring you to this wonderful island with less stress and hassle. However there are still people who prefer a DIY (Do It Yourself) travel specially those who love to travel alone and more adventurous. For those people … Continue reading Travel Guide : Experience Calaguas (Mahabang Buhangin)!

Travel Guide : What to do in Puerto Galera?

Municipality of Puerto Galera in know for its wonderful beaches. Apart from the different water sports activities that you can during the day and booming night life after dark the island has more to offer. Here are some things that you can do. Island Tour There a lot of people around the beach for different … Continue reading Travel Guide : What to do in Puerto Galera?

Weekend getaway at Puerto Galera!

Had a chance to visit the amazing Puerto Galera this weekend with my friend Jen and her partner Daryl.We took a bus bus from Cubao to Batangas Port via ALPS. The bus left before 6:00 AM and we arrived at Batangas Port before 8:00 AM.From Batangas Port we took a ferry going to Muelle Pier … Continue reading Weekend getaway at Puerto Galera!