Tag: inspired (page 1 of 10)

Up in the Air: Parasailing Experience

While we were strapped onto the harness, I was tugging the shirt of our operator with an anxious look on my face. I asked him to tighten the straps because I don’t really feel safe or even comfortable with my position. He then double checked the equipment and after a few seconds, we took off. Read more →

Day 352: Quick Ways to Avoid Strangers

It has been a whirlwind of awkward situations with different types of people I have met in a week’s span. Most situations were with men who were obviously predictable with their cheesy pick-up lines that nearly choked me to death on my seat while in the pre-departure area. šŸ˜› (Please don’t mess with a young gal especially when she’s busy writing on her journal) Read more →

Nogas Island in its Splendor

“Tall and tan and young and handsome, the boy from Ipanema goes walking, and when he passes, each girl he passes, goes ‘ahhhh.’ When he walks he’s like the samba that swings so cool and sways so gently, that when he passes, each time he passes, I go ‘aaaaaaaahhhh.'” Read more →

Swanky Stay at The Grand Gazebo

December of last year, I was invited by the Capiz Tourism, together with the other travel bloggers, to experience everything the whole province has to offer. Nothing could complete the day of surprises without us first unlocking the door of our designated hotel rooms. Cue in a resounding audience clap on the backgroundā€¦ The Grand Gazebo Events, Place and Dormitel really set the bar high. (and I mean, high!) Read more →

People Love Ambitious Travelers

“Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.”

– Oscar Wilde

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PTB’s 2012 Year-End Blog Carnival: The Year We Traveled Like it’s The End of The World!!!

Aside from the hysteria generated by the popular Mayan Calendar’s prophecy that the world will end during 13.0.0.0.0 (December 21, 2012), there were other known and “unknown” theories as well. Take for example the Winter Solstice, or the Toutatis Asteroid that was scheduled to hit Earth on the same day, or Terence McKenna’s prediction in 1992 regarding the “Time Wave Zero” theory that the Earth will be in oblivion on 12.21.12, or that epic “rescheduling” of the apocalyptic end of our existence on September 3, 2015 because of an error in the doomsday countdown. Read more →

Roxas City: Palina Greenbelt Ecopark

Just 5 kilometers away from the city proper of Roxas, you’ll be entering a realm of 8 species of true mangroves (some are already century-old), 34 species of birds, 13 species of fish, and 64 species of shellfishes all residing in a coast at Sitio Cablatan, Barangay Cagay. Read more →

“Taklong” Forest Snails, Anyone?

Imagine these “slow poke” herbivore snails crawling with traces of orange slime, carrying a huge shell on their backs, and thriving in wooded areas of the forest being served as a local cuisine in Brgy. Bayuyan, President Roxas, Capiz. Read more →

El Salvador: The Water that Heals

Do you believe in miracles?Ā Along the Divine Mercy Hills of El Salvador, Misamis Oriental, lies the Divine Mercy Shrine where there was believed to be a powerful healing water that could cure illnesses and other diseases. Read more →

Walk of Faith at the Divine Mercy Shrine

Who would ever believe that the tallest Divine Mercy Statue is in the Philippines? Hailing at 50 feet, I was not aware that it was the “World’s Tallest” when we visited the Divine Mercy Shrine in El Salvador, Misamis Oriental a week ago. This reminds me of Brazil’s “Cristo Redentor” statue alongĀ Rio de Janeiro’s river which tops it off a few more notch at 98 feet. Read more →