Travel Notes: DIY Mt. Kinabalu Trek and Water Rafting (Itinerary, Expenses & Tips)

Saturday, March 22, 2014
Mt. Kinabalu

Mt. Kinabalu is the highest peak of the island of Borneo, the tallest mountain in Malaysia and 10th tallest in South East Asia. It is a dream climb for many mountaineers not only because it is Malaysia’s first ever UNESCO World Heritage Site but because…

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See You in Malasimbo!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
"Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival

The stage is set and all roads lead to Puerto Galera this weekend for the fourth year of Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival! A celebration of music, arts and culture with focus on environmental protection, the Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival is the first international music…

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Travel Notes: Solo Backpacking in Maldives (Itinerary, Expenses & Tips)

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Maldives

Someone asked me if there is such a thing as “budget backpacking in Maldives”? And I remember answering “yes” without any hint of hesitation. Well, actually, I would like to believe that there is. Maybe not as cheap as Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, India,…

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Gear: Spyder Recharge and Wire

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Daranak Falls

Being a mountain biker, what I wear (specially during long rides) really matters. The apparels and accessories I carry affect me – my movements, my comfort, my emotions and my overall performance. I hate biking around all day being irritated because I am not comfortable…

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Sineng Pambansa National Film Festival 2013: All-Master’s Edition

Sunday, August 11, 2013
National Film Festival

The grandest of all the movie festivals in the Philippines starts today in Sineng Pambansa National Film Festival 2013. Dubbed as “All-Master’s Edition“, this year’s festival features the country’s most accomplished film directors – with respective bodies of work that have spanned decades to substantially…

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Cinemalaya 2013 Schedule: Synergy of the Senses

Monday, July 8, 2013
Cinemalaya 2013

“Cinesthesia: Synergy of the Senses” is the theme of the 9th year of Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. Featuring 15 new full length films and 10 new shorts, the much anticipated independent film festival in the country opens July 26 and will run until August 4…

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