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Sailing to Santa Fe (Part 2)

Things to Do Exploring the history and culture of any new place as seen in its architecture and lifestyle of people is always an interesting endeavor. Unfortunately, there wasn’t enough time for this. From my few glimpses, the town of

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Sailing to Santa Fe (Part 1)

Bantayan Island was my family’s frequent year-round destination while I was growing up. My mother hails from Madridejos, the 3rd municipality of the island. Because vehicles to her hometown were (limited) scarce , we always rushed to the bus area

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Southern Getaway

I was planning a weekend beach getaway with my siblings, but we were low on budget. Hence, the popular resorts in Mactan were automatically ruled out. There were a lot of options found on the net, but we wanted somewhere

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Dahilayan Adventure

Ziplining in Bukidnon (Asia’s longest) was for me an exhilarating, freeing experience of taking risks and letting go of my cares and fears. I conquered my fear of heights and zoomed through forest fields and tree tops like a soaring

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Escape to Sumilon Island

“Sumilon” which means “to take shelter” is an island located in the southeastern tip of Cebu and is under the administration of the municipality of Oslob. Its history dates back to the battle of 1813 when townfolks were mobilized by

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