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Beginner Friendly Hike : Mt. Kalisungan

Mt. Kalisungan in Calauan, Laguna is another good option if you're looking for a short & moderately challenging hike near Manila. The trail starts easy at a farm, then onto a moderately steep trail all the way to the summit. Though forested, you'll hardly feel any wind, making it a very uncomfortably humid hike. Making up for all that sweat is the view at the summit! Here, you can enjoy a scenery of nearby mountains and the lakes of San Pablo.  If you're planning to stay at the summit for a while, bring a cap or umbrella as the peak is a grassland with no trees. 
Read : 12 Useful Things to Bring on your First Mountain Hike

This was my third visit to Mt. Kalisungan and though the trail and the views are the same, the experience is unique. I'm  happy with the new friends I met (hello Cess, PJ, Red, Rod, Razel and Ana!) and the food we enjoyed after :P.
Mt. Kalisungan can be tackled as a short day hike, combined with a second hike to nearby Mt. Mabilog (post here) or as a…

Travel News | Singapore Travel Showcase in Manila on Sept. 15-17, 2017

Less than four hours away from Manila by plane,  Singapore offers endless options for food, shopping (here's a list of malls)  and nature parks (more info here). Even the Changi airport is a destination on its own  (Airport guide here)!
If you plan to visit Singapore soon, read on for some news from our PR friends.
"Visit the  Singapore Travel Showcase at SM Megamall Fashion Hall (in Mandaluyong city) from September 15-17, 2017. The showcase will feature collaborations between Singapore – Passion Made Possible brand personalities and Filipino key opinion leaders and personalities. It will also serve as a platform to share how Singapore can enable Filipino travelers and visitors to realize their passions and dreams. Aside from attractive airfare and travel deals for Singapore, visitors to the 3-day fair can also expect an exciting line up of activities, performances and programs featuring some of Singapore’s best offerings, attractions and brands such as Irvins Salted Egg, Naiis…