Why Do A Travel Digest?

MyTravelDigest is a library of travel memories: travel notes, lessons, insights, photos and stories are posted here. Sharing some of my wonderful experiences while backpacking or hiking around the Philippines… Continue reading Why Do A Travel Digest?

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Poetry in Nature. Wild flowers. Madjaas

My Encounters with the Wildflowers…and other plants

Like they said, a picture can speak a thousand words. It might not tell the whole story, but like flowcharts or mindmaps–it can spell out or explain concepts, events and processes easily, in less time. Continue reading My Encounters with the Wildflowers…and other plants

Pinatubo Crater Hike

Mt. Pinatubo Trek | Easy Hike to the Crater Lake

After receiving several promotional emails for cheap flight bookings to Clark Pampanga, I finally decided to plan my next outdoor adventure. During that time, I was eager to do a lot of travels to accomplish some under my bucketlist which includes Mt. Pinatubo. The jump off site is in Capas, Tarlac — an hour from Clark International Airport… Continue reading Mt. Pinatubo Trek | Easy Hike to the Crater Lake

Exploring Cebu South. Travel by Bus.

Just another weekend at Cebu South: Exploring Samboan, Ginatilan & Boljoon

I had been to different parts of the country, but I haven’t seen this part of our hometown yet. So to finally visit here turned out to be one of the best weekends! We had snorkeling fun near-shore in Samboan. Had a wonderful time in Aguinid Falls. Enjoyed dipping into the cold waters of Inambakan Waterfalls. Learned some history through Boljoon Church Museum and paid a quick visit inside their baroque church considered for UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue reading Just another weekend at Cebu South: Exploring Samboan, Ginatilan & Boljoon

Fun Things To Do in Coron | Best Island Hopping & Snorkeling Experience

There are just so many reasons that make Coron a fascinating destination. You will be charmed with Kayangan Lake‘s cleanliness and natural beauty and be awed by the poster-worthy scenes at Twin Lagoon. You will definitely have fun snorkeling or free diving or even scuba diving if you wish as there as many spots with great corals teeming with colorful fishes and… Continue reading Fun Things To Do in Coron | Best Island Hopping & Snorkeling Experience

Dulang-dulang Kitanglad Traverse Sticky post

Mt. Dulang-Dulang to Mt. Kitanglad Traverse | Climbing the 2nd & 4th Highest Mountains in the Philippines

The traverse from Mt. Dulang Dulang to Mt. Kitanglad (dubbed as D2K) is one of the most challenging trails I have braved. The majestic mountains belong to Kitanglad Mountain Range, a popular climb destination for Filipino hikers due to its elevation, summit views, and difficulty level. Continue reading Mt. Dulang-Dulang to Mt. Kitanglad Traverse | Climbing the 2nd & 4th Highest Mountains in the Philippines

Ilocos Itinerary. Windmills Sticky post

Ilocos Backpacking: Top Places To Visit in Pagudpud, Laoag & Paoay

A better way to learn more about our country’s culture and history is to travel to Northern Luzon in a shoestring budget and experience the local life. Take delight in riding the kalesa in Vigan and marvel at its old world charm. More history awaits in Laoag and there’s fun and excitement at the sand dunes of Paoay and a relaxing treat of serene white beaches and lovely blue skies in Pagudpud. Continue reading Ilocos Backpacking: Top Places To Visit in Pagudpud, Laoag & Paoay