Bohol – Cebu Travel and Tours Itinerary for 4 Days and 3 Nights

Bohol Tour for 3 Days and 2 Nights Cebu Day Tour, Accidental Backpacking Escapade Day 1 0500 Call Time for our 0745 Flight Manila – Tagbilaran Bohol 0515 ETD Home in Marikina City 0600 ETA NAIA Terminal 4 0630 Waiting for Boarding (Already Web Check-in the day before the actual flight to avoid long lines) … Continue reading  Bohol – Cebu Travel and Tours Itinerary for 4 Days and 3 Nights

Bolinao Pangasinan Backpacking Itinerary 2 Days / 1 Night

JeiManlalayag Edition   Day 1 0300 Call Time 0400 ETD Home 0430 ETA Five Star Teminal 0445 ETD Bus bound to DAU Pampanga 0600 ETA DAU Terminal 0605 Meet up with PNJ 0630 ETD Dau Terminal: Catch the bus bound to Alaminos 1100 ETA Alaminos City 1130 Early Lunch at Alaminos Food Court 1230 ETD … Continue reading Bolinao Pangasinan Backpacking Itinerary 2 Days / 1 Night

Patar Beach and Bolinao Falls: Friendship Goals

  “Treasure the friends you have since you were young. As they are the most precious people that can insult and love you at the same time” Fakir Features: Patar Beach, Bolinao Falls, Bolinao Market, Adora's and Bolinao Town   The cold December breeze put me to sleep inside my sleeping bag and the tent … Continue reading Patar Beach and Bolinao Falls: Friendship Goals

Bolinao Pangasinan: Backpacking Friendship

“Cherish the moments with people who support and love you beyond imperfection.” Fakir Features: Bolinao Pangasinan Backpacking, Enchanted Cave, Wonderful Cave, Bolinao Rock Formation, Bolinao Lighthouse, Patar Beach, Camping and Tricycle Tour. It was time of the year where I meet my high school buddies and have our annual trip. We are celebrating decade of … Continue reading Bolinao Pangasinan: Backpacking Friendship

Sorsogon: Inner Beauty of South

“Awaken your soul to the joy and peace of this world. Learn to take the road of sound and calm towards achieving GOALS” - Fakir Albay – Sorsogon Solo Bicol Itinerary Features: Tricycle Road Trip, Irosin, Bulusan National Park, Falls, Dancalan Beach, and Mateo Hot Spring in San Benon The escapades in Albay are delightful. … Continue reading Sorsogon: Inner Beauty of South

ALBAY: Day Zero, Road Trip to Bicol

“Let the sun kiss you in summer, let the rain embrace you in storm season, let the wind brush those weariness from the cold ber days. Two season of LOVE” - FAKIR Albay – Sorsogon Solo Bicol Itinerary    Features: Solo backpacking, Ultrabus, Daraga City, Legazpi City, Magayon Hotel, and road trip to Albay Do … Continue reading ALBAY: Day Zero, Road Trip to Bicol

The Kuripot Backpacker: I WHIP my SHOESTRING TRAVELS

“Adventure doesn't have price, it has grand memories to share and to remember. The most unforgettable experiences are always PRICELESS” - Fakir Features: Budgeting, Financing, Cheap Deal Alert and Traveling in Shoestring Expense. Most people I know are asking me if my job or writing pays well that I can go to expedition. Traveling is … Continue reading The Kuripot Backpacker: I WHIP my SHOESTRING TRAVELS

Trilogy Hike: Mt Gola, Mt Manalmon and Mt Matinik

“I hope you remember that my laughs and smiles are 100 times healthier when I am with you.” Fakir into the Mountains   The smells of summer cast happiness to our old dying nation. The heat of the sun is burning all the way, from city to the provincial fields. The mountains are delightful for … Continue reading Trilogy Hike: Mt Gola, Mt Manalmon and Mt Matinik

Hiking Cliché: What it takes to be a Hiker?

“We see the world on top view, we survive each hardship, as a team and nature's ultimate lover” - FAKIR I was a young and newbie mountaineer. All of the hiking activities I joined into are for entertainment but it doesn't mean that I am careless to forget the rules of Leave No Trace. I … Continue reading Hiking Cliché: What it takes to be a Hiker?

Bukidnon: Whirlwind Romance in Dahilayan Adventure Park

“Go to places you wanted to go. This time no excuses allowed” - Fakir Features: Dahilayan Adventure Park in Manolo Fortich (Longest Zip Line in Asia, Base Jump and Drop Zone Part 3 of our Cagayan de Oro – Camiguin – Bukidnon Backpacking Trip: Beast Mode Itinerary Running with heavy load on our backs we … Continue reading Bukidnon: Whirlwind Romance in Dahilayan Adventure Park

Mt Binacayan and Mt Pamitinan: TWINNING CLIMB

“The SWEEPER on mountain trail is responsible that no one is LEFT BEHIND. The STRONGEST and the TACTICIAN” Left to assist the weak and making sure that everyone on the hiking group are in line with the itinerary. The sweeper is a leader which aids those who have lesser physical power because in the trail, … Continue reading Mt Binacayan and Mt Pamitinan: TWINNING CLIMB

Albay Tour: Day One in Bicol

“Create memories with random people in random places.” Fakir Albay – Sorsogon Solo Bicol Itinerary Features: Daraga Church, Cagsawa Ruins, Kawa-kawa Hills in Ligao City, Bigg's Diner, Lignon Hills, 1st Colonial Grill and Legazpi City I woke up feeling happy from a good night sleep. Call time 0430, refresh from my slumber. The Mayon's Peak … Continue reading Albay Tour: Day One in Bicol

Memoirs of a SOLO TRAVELER

“Freedom to live, of speech, to be whoever you are. To be free, to be independent and to LIVE” FAKIR Indeed soul searching this world. I am not good in mobilizing people when it comes to group traveling. Oftentimes, I want to wander SOLO. I travel with very few people or I am the one invited … Continue reading Memoirs of a SOLO TRAVELER

Camiguin Island

“Envelope patriotism and nationalism good enough to stay within thy country” Fakir Features: Sunken Cemetery, Gui-Ob Church Ruins, Bura Soda Water, Tuasan Falls, Sto Nino Cold Spring, CheckPoint, Ardent Hot Spring, Vjandep Pastel, Luna Ristorante and White Island Part 2 of our Cagayan de Oro – Camiguin – Bukidnon Backpacking Trip: Beast Mode Itinerary Part … Continue reading Camiguin Island

Cagayan de Oro: Less than 24 hour Adventure

“You cannot go back in time so make out of it while its present” FAKIR FEATURES: White Rafting, Great White Waters, Kagay-Anon Restaurant, Missy BonBon and Sogo CDO Part 1 of our Cagayan de Oro – Camiguin – Bukidnon Backpacking Trip: Beast Mode Itinerary The long wait is over, after 2 months and 2 weeks … Continue reading Cagayan de Oro: Less than 24 hour Adventure

Mt Arayat South Peak

MY DECENT TRANQUILITY' It was my birthday, the sun is shining brightly and the mountains are calling me. I promised to be happy for this year's birthday, I was. I need to celebrate my birthday with all the people I love especially with my family. So I decide to open a climb in my hometown. … Continue reading Mt Arayat South Peak

Philippine Bridges Collection

"To cross each of this structure is one step ahead to the finish line." I am not really sure with the name of the bridge. I label them as much as I can. Lovely path to wonderland though. They fascinate me. I am in awe most of the time. Bomok-Od Falls Bridge in Sagada Mountain … Continue reading Philippine Bridges Collection

Burot Beach

JEitinerary: (I adjusted my Day 1 for 4 hours. Hehe) Day 1 0430 ETD from Pasig City 0500 ETA Taft Pasay City Bus Terminal (At the back of McDonalds near MRT station, Batangas Bound bus lines are available. Beware bus take passenger within service road so it will take time before you get to the … Continue reading Burot Beach

Surfing in Sabang, Baler

To the MAIN COURSE of the trip. The waves were just a few meters, the weather is nice, and the surf riders are ready to be on board. It was one of the amazing things I've done in my life, to conquer my fear on a board. I am imbalance because of a rare congenital … Continue reading Surfing in Sabang, Baler

The Mother Falls of Aurora

Ditumabo Falls After breakfast, we check in to our Villa in Barangay Zabali. It is a house converted to inn which can accommodate up to 40 persons. We left our baggage bring our cameras and swimming gears heading to trek to the falls. Aurora Province, our first tour will be the Mother's Fall or Ditumabo … Continue reading The Mother Falls of Aurora

Welcome to Aurora Province

I am on-the-go for several weeks now and I find myself travel back to NORTH. The Surfing Board against the tides and lightsWe booked our tour to Baler, that is a two days and 1 night trip. On a warm Friday night we begun our journey to one of the surfing hotspots in the North. … Continue reading Welcome to Aurora Province

The First Solo Trip

My Selfie in Lucban, Quezon Province. Behind me is Mt Makiling. I was overweight, tired and managed to smile a little. Taken 3 years ago. Took diet and exercise to be physically fit for adventures. Mentally prepared in learning to travel. Financially broke for LIVING the life of a NOMAD.

HOW I FINANCE MY TRAVEL?

I AM NOT YOUR MATERIAL GIRL. IM NOT BORN WITH SILVERSPOON. BUT I AM BORN FINANCIALLY SMART TO GO AROUND THE COUNTRY. Daydreaming in Mt Batulao Many of my friends think that I have enough money and my day job pay me so well that I can go to different places here in the Philippines. … Continue reading HOW I FINANCE MY TRAVEL?

The SOLO Bucket List: The Five Places I Want to VISIT before I go to HEAVEN

I know I will go to HEAVEN! There is a book titled “Five People You Meet in Heaven” by Mitch Albom. One of the books I love to reread. It is fascinating to meet people who you never knew but never forgot the things you had with them. These are places I want to visit before … Continue reading The SOLO Bucket List: The Five Places I Want to VISIT before I go to HEAVEN

To the Parrot’s Beak: Mt Pico De Loro

The MONOLITH Drain with my every day life. After putting so much fear in my life, I decide that I want to break free from being the simple, book-worm and couch potato gal to become an utmost adventure geek. I never imagine to find so much love and passion to mountain climbing. I was over weight … Continue reading To the Parrot’s Beak: Mt Pico De Loro

Burot Beach going SOLO

Summer is love. April is FREEDOM. It's been a while since I went on a trip all by myself. After 3 months of long exhausting hours at work. Finally, my 5-day vacation leave was approved. 3 days before my leave I plan to go to Marinduque but because of the Storm Chedeng, all plans need to … Continue reading Burot Beach going SOLO

Mt. Pulag Chronicle

Dream big and aim high. I want to go to heaven without dying. I want to reach the sky without flying. I want to feel the cold winter air without leaving the tropical warmth of my country. So I decide to join a group of mountain climbers and set my foot on my way to … Continue reading Mt. Pulag Chronicle

5 Days and 4 Nights Hongkong-Macau (Day Tour) Budget and Itinerary

First time to travel abroad DIY trip because packages are just "CAN’T AFFORD" for the poor backpackers like us. Busog-lusog pocket money is around Php 25000 without airfare. We booked promo ticket from CebPac in November for Php 4490.00 per pax. Pre-departure Tips: Buy your toiletries (shampoo, soap bar dahil walang puro liquid soap available) … Continue reading 5 Days and 4 Nights Hongkong-Macau (Day Tour) Budget and Itinerary