Diving in Biri

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Our continuous quest for off-beat dive sites brought Ate Claudia and I on the laid back island of Biri in Northern Samar, a place popular for its rock formations and usually out of the diver’s radar. Unknown to many though, the town offers some great…

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Scuba Diving Siargao

Friday, August 16, 2013

On our continuous chase of off-the-beaten dive sites in the country, Ate Claudia and I reached the surfing haven in the northeastern Mindanao – Siargao Island. Situated off the coast of Surigao City and fronting the roaring Pacific Ocean, Siargao is famous for its waves….

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Travel Guide: Anilao (Mabini, Batangas)

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Three hours away or around 170 kilometers south of Manila is the coastal town of Mabini, Batangas, home to Anilao, the “so-called” birthplace of scuba diving in the Philippines. This town boasts of teeming marine biodiversity, with the abundance of corals and dense underwater life,…

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New Milestone: Now an Enriched Air Diver

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Diving in Balingoan

Oxygen is toxic under pressure. A lesson that stayed on my head since I took up a new diving certification last September. It is a fact highlighted during the course. It is also a fact that the air we breath on land is composed of…

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Seven Facts About Sea Turtles

Friday, June 24, 2011
Hawksbill Sea Turtle in Apo Island

I’ve got a thing about sea turtles. They simply never cease to amaze me. Whenever I see them underwater, in their gentle moves and meek faces, my heart melts. But what about the sea turtles? What’s with them that interest me? Well, here are some…

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Beach and Underwater Cleanup at Opol, Misamis Oriental

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Nemo was so happy with the cleanup dive

September 25, 2010 was the International Coastal Cleanup Day, so I flew up all the way to Cagayan de Oro City for the second time this month to participate in cleanup activities on the shore of Opol Beach and its underwater marine sanctuary. It was…

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