Eco-Tourism in Aloguinsan (Part 2): Bojo River Cruise

Bojo River‘s international acclaim is the culmination of Aloguinsan‘s relentless advocacy on sustainable living and eco-tourism. Bojo River secures a place for Aloguinsan in every tourist and adventurer’s (wannabe’s included) list of must-go-to’s. Then Mayor Cynthia Moreno was awarded with the “Inang Kalikasan for Eco-Tourism” in 2013 by the DENR for her outstanding leadership in protecting… Read More Eco-Tourism in Aloguinsan (Part 2): Bojo River Cruise

Eco-Tourism in Aloguinsan (Part 1): The Town, The Fort and The Beach

Aloguinsan is one of the towns in Cebu with a fast-rising tourism industry; and, if the number of visitors that swamp the town during the weekends is any indication, there is no other way for this humble town but up. Thanks to the undying support of the local government and the cooperation from among the… Read More Eco-Tourism in Aloguinsan (Part 1): The Town, The Fort and The Beach

Bantayan Island, Cebu: Beyond the White Sand and the Blue Sea

Bantayan Island is indubitably a must-go. Anybody with a day or two (and the money) to spare should take some time to experience the laid-back and carefree island life in Bantayan. Blue sea. White sand. Fresh air. Dried fish. Fresh scallops. Reggae nights. You name it. Bantayan Island is definitely a world apart from our own. While… Read More Bantayan Island, Cebu: Beyond the White Sand and the Blue Sea

Nueva Caceres, Oslob: The Unknown Piece of Paradise I Call Home

“There is no place like home” — this is never truer to anyone than the sea turtles (and to some other chordates). For these home-loving reptiles of the seas: Home is where their cold-blood pumping heart is. They say these animals are imprinted with magnetic fields leading them back home to reproduce and, for some, to die.… Read More Nueva Caceres, Oslob: The Unknown Piece of Paradise I Call Home

Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House: A Visit Through Time in Cebu

Parian in Cebu is an enduring testament to a colorful Cebuano past both told and untold. Parians were districts established by the Spaniards for visiting Chinese traders. It was a necessary policy for the Spaniards to place boundaries between disparate ethnicity. The visiting Chinese traders in Cebu got their Parian, the Indios (natives) had their Pueblo de Naturales (San Nicolas) and the… Read More Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House: A Visit Through Time in Cebu

Mt. Mauyog – Mt. Manunggal Traverse: A Big Bowl of Heaven with a Spoonful of Hell

Traversing Mount Mauyog to Mount Manunggal is not for the faint of heart. We made the mistake of taking the trek lightly and we got lectured like a little Miss in her floral bloomers – whatever that means. We initially planned on going for a simple hike to and camping overnight in Mount Manunggal. But, we… Read More Mt. Mauyog – Mt. Manunggal Traverse: A Big Bowl of Heaven with a Spoonful of Hell