Traversing Cebu: An Introduction to False Promises and Viral Photos

For the past years, tourism in Cebu has been selling like the proverbial hotcakes despite the rather steamy political landscape in the island. The advent of so many JOINER packages posted on Facebook is an indication of the traveling frenzy prevalent among the younger professionals. Thanks to affordable car promotions and clever advertising ploys pulled… Read More Traversing Cebu: An Introduction to False Promises and Viral Photos

Canyoneering in Badian, Cebu (and that Long Swim to Kawasan Falls)

“What is life but one great adventure.”   Oh, brother!  The only Evel Knievel-ish thing I would risk doing is, perhaps, crossing the busy Colon Street at the rush hour when the lights are green. But, two weeks ago I made an exemption. I finally confronted two of my worst fears: swimming and falling. It… Read More Canyoneering in Badian, Cebu (and that Long Swim to Kawasan Falls)

Backpacking a Broken Heart: An Idiot’s Guide to (Failed) Relationships

Remember what they say about how time heals everything? Well, sometimes it doesn’t. We thought it would, but that consuming feeling of bitterness — or, perhaps, regret — we have silently nurtured within, despite the outward appearances of “I’m okay” or “I just don’t care anymore”, burns a growing hole in us. Hearts are broken.… Read More Backpacking a Broken Heart: An Idiot’s Guide to (Failed) Relationships