One More Chance — Not!

Nagpabook. Umasa. Di Pinasakay. Number 1 daw, pero Chance lang pala. We arrived in Toledo City around 4 in the morning. As the car made its way to the pier entrance, we were stopped by a man, around 50-ish, wearing a white shirt. “Sir, Ma’am, Di na raba makasulod. Puno na ang barko”. We tried…

Dogs Day Out

Riri went out for a vacation with her fellow furballs from mom’s side of the family, and had us humans tag along. We left around 7 in the morning and arrived at Tingko Beach in Alcoy around 10-ish. It was a hot summer day. We humans prepared the table and the food while the furballs waited. After eating…

O-peak and Tumalog

The fam decided to conquer Cebu’s Osmeña Peak and experience Tumalog Falls this summer. To Osmena Peak We left early in the morning and made a stop at a road construction site before Mantalungon Market. We took a few photos and climbed up the mountain-to-road construction area, and then…Uhmm… wait, can I just post the…

Another Dipping Trip (North)

Summer is always a time for escapades with family and friends.  And that means, it’s time for another dipping trip for the band of itchy feet home buddies. In contrast to our previous dipping trip, we decided to take the route north. Meetup It was around 4 am when I left the house to get…

Away to Aloguinsan

A few weeks ago, the band of itchy-feet homebuddies decided to visit Aloguinsan’s little Palawan — the Bojo River. We made early reservations for the Bojo River Eco-cultural Ttour just to be sure we won’t go home with regrets. Oct. 4, 2014 4:30am We met up early in the morning (the usual) and drove our way…

Round South

Family Summer 2014! The family went on a road trip bound and round south   and, made a stop at Aguinid Falls in Samboan, Cebu. Been to Aguinid before, but I did not get a chance to visit all 3 other falls in the area because I didn’t know there were any. This time around, I…

Dear Dalaguete

Posting about getaways in Southeastern parts of Cebu reminds me of my Family’s summer getaway a year ago at Panaguikan – a quiet town in the Municipality of Dalaguete. Mom and Dad decided to visit their close friends whom they haven’t seen for a decade (or more?). Tito Dante, Tita Angie and their family own…

3-Dip Trip

April 27, 2014 4:30 am The smell of Jollibee Centro Mandaue’s burger patties are sooo overwhelmingly tempting that I decided to step outside the diner and sit at the sides of the parking lot just to keep myself from eating processed food. I love burgers, but I promised myself I will no longer be eating processed…

Hello, Camotes!

April 12, 2014 Woke up at 4:30am to prep up for a short summer getaway with friends. (Yes. I am skipping my Saturday clean-a-thon this weekend) 6:30 am: Arrived at the Danao Port. The jeepney stopped at Danao Terminal. I didn’t know which port to go to; so, I asked the trisikad driver to get…

Ginatilan and Samboan, Aguinid, Inambakan

February 22, 2014 4:45 am Mandaue City I hurriedly rode the jeepney just to make sure I make it to Jollibee at 5 am. I don’t want to make them wait too long. I want to get the road-trip started ASAP and as early as planned. After all, Ginatilan and Samboan are nowhere near Jollibee Mandaue.  These…

Year-End Trekking in Catmon

Heard about a Hot Spring destination in Catmon some time ago; so, the gang of wanderers decided to pay the place a visit as a year-end getaway. Another day of fun and nature-lovin’ with some friends slash colleagues. Dec 30th, Yr 2013 Location: Catmon, Cebu – Esoy Hot Springs T’was quite a long drive (a…