Big-ot Falls: The Mini-canyoneering Experience in Hilongos, Leyte (With Travel Guide)

I never exactly thought that there exists such a beautiful spot near my home.

Big-ot Falls is located in Brgy. San Isidro, Hilongos, Leyte. It has become popular to the Hilongosnons earlier this year when the incumbent Mayor, Hon. Albert Villahermosa, visited the place. When the visit was shared online, Big-ot Falls has become the talk of the town.

Big-ot Falls is not yet popular to people outside of Hilongos. I am also thinking of keeping it away from the outside world to preserve it, but it is too difficult not to blog about its pristine beauty. It really was captivating. ❤

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8 Reasons Why Canigao Island is Leyte’s Well-rounded Island Paradise (With Travel Guide and Summary of Expenses)

Canigao Island is a name I grew up hearing. It is a famous island among my family and friends because Canigao is only 2 towns away from my home town. It’s not until I am 23 that I decided to finally travel there and witness what everyone keeps talking about: Canigao’s pristine beauty and well-rounded adventure.

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Mt. Naupa: Another Friendly Peak at the South (With Travel Guide and Summary of Expenses)

Mt. Naupa has become popular to mountaineers, campers, and trekkers since last year. We got curious about it, that is why, when my friends invited me to have a camping trip to Mt. Naupa, I did not hesitate to come!

We decided to pack our bags and spend our September 24th and 25th at the top of the mountain. That’s a weekend, of course. We wanted to see how the sundown and sunup would look like from the top so we decided to start our trip at noon and rode a bus to Minglanilla, Cebu.

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#GabiiSaKabilin2016 : Ang Paghinumdom sa Kaniadto

I love history. I always love to look back through time and see how the people in the past live and work. When I found out that Cebu is very active in promoting cultural and historical awareness, I was very happy.

Having Gabii sa Kabilin here in Cebu for 9 years now is a manifestation that many are eager and passionate to appreciate Philippine culture and history. That’s a very good thing for us specially that we are now under neocolonialism.

Gabii sa Kabilin or Night of Heritage is a 6pm to 12am activity that is held every last friday of May every year where participants tour from one historical site to another. For one night, you get to tour around Cebu City and get to know the past of the Cebuanos! How amazing is that?

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Those Little Things are the Ones that Matter for Mother Earth

This month when I bought the May-June 2016 issue of Meg Magazine, I was stunned when I read a two-page environmental campaign inside its pages. I did not expect that these two pages will remind me with the fact that I can actually contribute greatly to the advocacy of protecting and preserving the environment by doing some little things I usually ignore in my day-to-day living. These are things that we know that we should do but we tend to just not do them. Why? Because we are not committed and sincere enough to bring our advocacy to practice. The magazine encourages to cut the illustrations out and put it in places where people can see them. For me, I will take advantage of the internet to remind you, dear netizen who is reading this right now, that you can do more for the environment without wasting a sweat.

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Kalanggaman Island: Palompon’s Pride (2-day Itinerary and Travel Guide)

If there is a Rookie Island Award for last year, I would say that Kalanggaman Island would be nominated for it. This gorgeous island has caught the attention of the country starting 2013 and the number of people visiting it has been growing ever since.

This summer 2016, my friends and I decided to personally witness the beauty of this island and discover why Filipinos have included this in the list for the must-visit islands of the Philippines.

This blog is not just created to share our island experience. This is also a travel guide to Kalanggaman Island. Take notes and enjoy!

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It is a place that I love my whole heart. I would have to say that I grew up here since I oftenly visit because my ancestry grew up here and my grandparents are still living here up to this day. Today, we are maintaining a permanent residence in this gracious barangay.

In some jokes, they call it “New Town”. For kids who still cannot speak clearly, they call it; “Umbayan”. It is my pleasure to introduce to you Brgy. Bagumbayan of Hilongos, Leyte.

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iRate: The Ups and Downs of my Sun Cellular Gadget Plan Experience

(If you are interested to get a Gadget Plan some time in the future, be sure to read until the end.)

Gadget Plans are very popular today in this generation, especially with young professionals. All of the three biggest Telecommunication Brands (namely Sun Cellular, Smart, and Globe) offers the most popular Gadget Plans nationwide riding the excitement of the people towards this kind of marketing strategy.

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Looking Back: Kizuna (絆) Project in Japan

Photo credit: BBC News Asia
Photo credit: BBC News Asia

The Great East Japan Earthquake was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded to have hit Japan. It happened last March 11, 2015 with the magnitude of 9.0 (Mw). Aside from the physical damages, Japan also suffered other negative effects from the disaster. One pressing problem that Japan has encountered after the disaster was more on how the world saw Japan at that moment. A negative stereotype that the country has become a danger zone because of the high radiation level that was caused by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, has been constructed by the global community. The country, which was one of the world’s premier tourist destination, has become one of the most feared go-to places. This stereotype has become one of the pressing issues that the Japanese government wanted to eradicate right away. The only way to eradicate the stereotype is to prove that it is not true.  The Japanese government has launched many projects in order to support this cause. The Kizuna (絆) Project for the Philippines is one of those projects. It is organized by the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE) in partnership with the Philippine National Youth Commission (NYC) and it took place from December 2012 to March 2013 with 3 batches.The project does not only focuses on proving that Japan is indeed safe and is still as lovely as it ever was. It also focuses on building relationships with their partner countries and giving the participants the opportunity to experience and learn from the Japanese culture.

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