06 Western Visayas, 18 Negros Island, Beach, Birthday, Celebrations, Family, Life Style, Philippines, Travel

Bacolod – Boracay: A Back to Back Birthmonth Adventure


Unlike last year in Indochina, we didn't plan to splurge on my birth month but when God blesses you, He will bless you with much. This 2017, lots of surprises came our way. These trips are included. https://www.instagram.com/p/BX_o-ybgK4E/ Because we were traveling together with the husband's sister who is taking a month off work from being… Continue reading Bacolod – Boracay: A Back to Back Birthmonth Adventure

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Philippines, Trek, V Negros, Mandalagan

The Leechy Trek to Tinagong Dagat in Mt. Mandalagan, Negros Occidental Day 2/2


The morning in Tinagong Dagat was cold but dry. When we slept last night, there was a canopy of stars but I half expected the rain still. Thanks God, the ground was only wet from the morning dew. Yay!!! Dry Morning in Tinagong Dagat We plan to wake up at 5 AM but the cold… Continue reading The Leechy Trek to Tinagong Dagat in Mt. Mandalagan, Negros Occidental Day 2/2

Board Gaming, Cebu Board Gaming Society, Life Style

Mind-stretching Monday @ Dice Kong Board Game Cafe


Looking for an idea to spice up your 1st night of the working week? Why don't you join the Cebu Board Gaming Society(CBGS) Game Night at Dice Kong Board Game Cafe in Axis Vibo Place, Escario, at the back of Burger King and on top of Senor Kimchi. Gaming starts at 8 PM. So what… Continue reading Mind-stretching Monday @ Dice Kong Board Game Cafe

BRB Mountaineering, Philippines, Trek, Tribu Iskwatters, V Negros, Canlaon, V Negros, Mandalagan, V Negros, Talinis

Reasons Why You Should Re-Trek


Just last weekend, the Negros trilogy was finally complete when we experienced the leech-infested forest ascent to Tinagong Dagat. There are 3 popular mountains in Negros Island: Canlaon, Cuernos De Negros or Talinis and Mandalagan or Tinagong Dagat that are trekking must climbs. While writing the adventure in Mt. Mandalagan, I realized that 2 of… Continue reading Reasons Why You Should Re-Trek

Group, Trek, Tribu Iskwatters, V Negros, Mandalagan

The Leechy Trek to Tinagong Dagat in Mt. Mandalagan, Negros Occidental Day 1/2


Right after finishing the fees, we got ready to go. Excitement were evident as we almost forgot to pray and do a warm-up. Good thing someone brought it up. Since there was no space on the road, we decided to just pray and do a warm-up as soon as we find a spot. The trek… Continue reading The Leechy Trek to Tinagong Dagat in Mt. Mandalagan, Negros Occidental Day 1/2

Group, Life Style, Philippines, Trek, Tribu Iskwatters, V Negros, Mandalagan

The Leechy Trek to Tinagong Dagat in Mt. Mandalagan, Negros Occidental Day 0/2


So What Do You Think is The Story of How I Ended My Hiatus? LEECH, no pre-climbs and the threat of menstrual cramps were 3 of my major concerns in trekking Mt. Mandalagan. Yet despite the reservations, my will is bigger than my fears. We already missed Mandalagan in 2013 because I was on a… Continue reading The Leechy Trek to Tinagong Dagat in Mt. Mandalagan, Negros Occidental Day 0/2

Itinerary, Trek, Tribu Iskwatters, V Negros, Mandalagan

An Overnight Trek to Tinagong Dagat in Mt. Mandalagan via Patag – Campuestohan Traverse


See below the ITINERARY AND EXPENSES, story to follow. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kZwycbAa7o ITINERARY AND EXPENSES Day 0 Permit/Fax: Php300 Roll Call (from Left): Harold, Pete, Kathy, Alfred, Rhea, Kring, July, RJ, Jill, Van, Carl, Andoy, Shie, Guide 1, Guide 2, Gil 17:00 North Bus Terminal - Be early to secure a seat. 17:50 Departure to Toledo - Fare/Pax:… Continue reading An Overnight Trek to Tinagong Dagat in Mt. Mandalagan via Patag – Campuestohan Traverse

Anniversary, Celebrations, Life Style

High@9: Anniversary Weekend at BE Resorts, Mactan


The 2 weekend of hiatus and house arrest has finally ended this weekend as we celebrated our 9th anniversary by the beach at BE Resorts, Punta Engaño, Mactan. It was our 2nd time to celebrate at a resort in Mactan. The 1st time was back in 2011 when we celebrated our 3rd anniversary as Migo&Miga… Continue reading High@9: Anniversary Weekend at BE Resorts, Mactan

Anniversary

Long Weekend Ahead. So Where Are You Off To?


If not for the hiatus, we would have been busy preparing for a trip or a trek today. Though I'm in no regrets, I just can't help but feel the spirit of wander as many of my friends will be enjoying the holiday else where. I'm praying for their safety. May the Lord's protection be… Continue reading Long Weekend Ahead. So Where Are You Off To?

Board Gaming, Cebu, Itinerary

3D2N of Beach & Board Games in Badian, Cebu


And just like that, Summer 2017 has ended. It has been a busy April & May for the husband and I but majority of the activities were mine. The last weekend of May were his idea. Going with the Cebu Board Gamers on a 3-day escape to the beach was something new but I'm glad… Continue reading 3D2N of Beach & Board Games in Badian, Cebu