If you’re a fan of manggang hilaw (unripe mango) you’ll love to go to Baguio and buy from peddlers such as Kuya from the picture above. For only PhP25.00 you’ll have one manggang hilaw served in a transparent plastic and you can choose from the usual alamang (shrimp paste), salt or
I noticed the painting above during my leisurely walk around Burnham Park in Baguio City. Not only does it show my favorite Filipino concept, the Bayanihan, it also shows great detail on the elements inside the painting.
Meet Kuya A. Cayabyab, the creator of the Bayanihan painting. I have heard of many great
I love travelling, I love running. I love climbing mountains. And last weekend I hit 3 birds with one stone when I joined the test race for the Philippine Internation Skyrace, the Pilipinas Akyathlon.
A 23km mountain running race started from the Kennon Road Toll Gate Plaza (771masl). The first 10km was a steep climb to the peak of Mt Sto Tomas (2257masl). The next 13 km was a fast descent to the finish line at
I’ve always been curious about travelling with contributors, writers, editors and other officers of a travel magazine. Though much can be learned from what is written, it’s a totally different experience to be with them during their travels. So when a friend of mine approached me and said if I could organize a Mount Pulag climb for the CAB Urban Travel Magazine I could only say yes to feed my curiousity.
For a trip to Mount Pulag, I’ve always required a preclimb. This is to prep up the participants on what the highest mountain in Luzon has to offer. A stunning view, different flora and fauna, the people and culture, the long trek and the best part of it all, the cold temperature which could go below zero degrees celsius. A totally different weather from what most of us expected of the Philippines, the all sunny whole year round where Sunshine Corazon’s name came from, except for the monsoons.
During the preclimb, I explained that there are no