a journal on hiking and traveling around the Philippines

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Hi! :) I'm Christine Fernandez, a Filipina hiker based in Metro Manila.  :) I fell in love with mountains in 2000, when I joined my school's outdoor club.  I'm not into the "quit your job to travel the world" and have nothing against those who chose that kind of life (I have dear friends who are successful with it), but, I actually enjoy juggling my time between work and pursuing all the other things I love like hiking, traveling and swimming (I blame my monstrous appetite to this sport! :).

Below's a list of online articles, collaborations with brands, hotels and event coverage I've done. Click on the links to get to the post. 

For collaborations, guest post requests, advertising inquiries or anything else, please send an email to  tine.fernandez@gmail.com. Hope to hear from you. :)

BRAND COLLABORATION
Nathan : Nathan Ridge Run 2011
Osprey Philippines  Gear : Osprey Quantum | Osprey Nova
Cebu Pacific : Budget airline adopts Philippine Eagle 
Berghaus : Batulao Adventure Challenge
Asus Philippines : ZenFone 2 Laser 
Keen Philippines : Keen H2 Venice |  Keen Uneek
Banana Peel : Banana Peel's WWF Earth Hour Collection
Human Nature : S.O.S. Coastival 2016
Sunnies & Air Asia Philippines : 11 Essentials in my Beach Bag
Pacsafe : Pacsafe Opens Flagship Store in the Philippines

LOCAL TOURISM/OTHER BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS
Kodanda Archery Range 
Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro : Mangyan Village | Da Pirmeda
Naga, Camarines Sur : Related posts here
Bataan : Outdoor Adventures in Bataan | Where to Stay in Bataan

HOTELS/ONLINE HOTEL BOOKING SITES
Roomorama : Baguio Accommodation Partner
Staycation at Linden Suites
Circle Hostel : La Union
Azalea Residences 
Azalea Residences : Tourist Spots in Baguio
Microtel by Wyndham : Microtel Cabanatuan | Microtel Tarlac | Microtel UP Techno Hub & Acropolis
Traveloka - Tangerang City, Indonesia | 

RESTAURANTS 
Patio Vera, Marikina
Tiyo's Cuisine by Chef & Brewer, Marikina
Sisterfields Tagaytay 
Azalea Residences 

EVENTS/PRESS CON
Teleserv Bloggers Event 
Romi Garduce's Alpine Escape Invite | Actual Event 
Columbia Eco Trail Run Pinatubo - 2012
Salomon X-Trail 2012 / Post Event : Salomon X-Trail 2012 Race Results, Photos & Tales 
Where's Tony Season 2 Launch
Mountain Hardware Athlete &  Gear Tester, Mike Libecki Press Con


PRINT MEDIA CONTRIBUTION:
Dispatch Magazine, Indie Travel Issue - Now on Sale! Click on the link on where to grab a copy. 
Women's Health - March 2013 Issue. My article on Batad is on the 
March 2013 issue of Women's Health Philippines, pg. 74! :)
Cebu Pacific Smile Magazine - April & May 2014 Issue, Trip Journal Section - Dumaguete
Download e-copies here.















ONLINE TRAVEL ARTICLES :
Rappler 
2 Days, 6 Peaks

Looloo Insights
La Union for the Non Surfer
Mt. Lubog in Rizal : A New Mountain to Explore
Want to Try Solo Traveling? Start with Baguio City
7 Reasons Why Bataan Should be Your Next Destination

Dispatch Magazine  
Day Trip Hiking Destinations
Braving Bukidnon
Adventures to Try When in Batanes
Adventures for Newbie Travelers
Ideas for Adventure-Seekers
Discovering Putrajaya
10 Tasty Treats Around the Philippines
Easy & Affordable Adventure : Paete, Laguna
3 Challenging & Fun Travel Ideas
Leyte & Samar in a Day
Boljoon : Cebu's Heritage Haven
Scenic Top Loading Adventures
5 Reasons to Escape to Baguio - Again & Again
A Guide to Enjoying Sorsogon
Tandem Paragliding
A Journey Above the Waves (Kayaking)
Scenic Running Trails near Manila
Adventure on the Rocks
Romancing the Philippines' Gorgeous Giant Mounds
The Trail to Purgatory 
5 Fun Things to do Around Camiguin
Destinations for Indie Travellers
Quirky Nooks for the Indie Nomads

E-BOOK
Contributor at Flipnomad's, The Philippines - Pearl of the Orient - please support and download a copy here! :) 

REVIEWS:
Trip Advisor

FEATURED IN : 

NationalRVParks.com
DZAR 1026 - Byahe@Gimik
Dispatch Magazine -  Imprints. Watch the preview here.
Traveling on a Rainy Day by Izah Morales (Tripadora.com)
Single? Visit these PH Destinations by Izah Morales (Tripadora.com) 
Single? Visit these PH Destinations
DDG Magazine : April 2013, "Choose Your Own Outdoor Adventure" written by Claire Madarang. (I'm on page 74!). 
Choose Philippines : Why we chose to travel around the Philippines? Check out my awkward interview here along with a friend, Gay of PinayTravelJunkie. :)
The Poor Traveler's 12 Female Travel Blogs for the Empowered Filipina (I'm on #11, yieee!)
Yahoo Philippines : Romantic Mountain Getaways in PH by Gael Hilotin of The Pinay Solo Backpacker
Buzzfeed : 30 Pinoy Instagram Accounts That’ll Add Beauty To Your Feed  
Buzzfeed : 25 Filipino Travel Bloggers Who'll Inspire your Inner Wanderlust
Two Travel Monkeys : Top Filipino Blogs You Should Follow in 2015
Weekend Side Trip : List of Filipino Travelers and Bloggers Inspired by Passion to Travel
Interview : BestMultiToolKit.com
Jacaranda Travels : Top Pinoy Bloggers to Follow
HomeAway : Top Filipino Bloggers 2017

COLLABORATION POSTS :
Posts I've written in collaboration with other bloggers. 
Pinay Travel Junkie's Tube Travel Tuesday - Post here 
Blog Carnival : Justwandering.org - Why Travel Solo?
Blog Carnival :  Our Awesome Planet - 30 Awesome Food Experiences around the Philippines (by Pinoy Travel Bloggers)!
Blog Carnival : The Travel Teller - Mindanao Bliss (November 2011)
Guest Post : Little Girl Travels - Sagada for Outdoorsy Foodies
Partner Post : What to Pack in your Toiletry Kit?
Mine : Kikay Kit for Outdoorsy Backpackers
Here's my partner's post ->Josiah Sicad of Lakas.com.ph - Dissecting the Pogi Pack
Our favorite backpacks, revealed! Read about the bags we use for our travels in a post written by Kaiz Belga of MissBackpacker.info - The Minions and their Backpacks
Travel Essentials of Travel bloggers by Mc Pol Androuse Cruz - 5 Things that Travelers Bring
Partner Post : Find out what we packed for a weekend adventure in Sorsogon! 
Mine : What's in my Backpack?
Here's my partner's post - James Betia of JourneyingJames.com. Click here.
Partner Post : Batanes Travel Guide by Journeying James. Click here.
Guest Post : Nomadic Experiences - 5 Peaks for First Time Hikers
Pinoy Adventurista : Useful Tips for New Hikers




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