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What I do 
Aside from blogging about my travels, I do freelance writing and work with public relations companies, brands, & other businesses that offer travel related products/services. I also collaborate with  local tourism government units in covering festivals or promoting destinations. Below are samples of my work. Please click on the links to get to the post. 

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

FitGear : Lightweight Clothing for New Adventures in 2018
Basekamp : 12 Useful Things to Bring on your First Mountain Hike
Osprey Philippines  Gear : Osprey Quantum | Osprey Nova
Cebu Pacific : Budget airline adopts Philippine Eagle 
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
Nathan : Nathan Ridge Run 2011
Berghaus : Batulao Adventure Challenge

Kodanda Archery Range 
Haranah Eco Park
Adventure Farm at Timberland Heights

Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro : Mangyan Village | Da Pirmeda
Naga, Camarines Sur : Related posts here
Bataan : Outdoor Adventures in Bataan | Where to Stay in Bataan
Angono, Rizal : Where to Eat | Where to Go
Tawi-Tawi : Kamahardikaan Tawi-Tawi & Agal-Agal Festival
Isabela : Bambanti Festival 2018 (blog post to follow)

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 | Booking a nice & budget-friendly hotel via the Traveloka App

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

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

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.

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

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

Trip Advisor

DZAR 1026 - Byahe@Gimik
Dispatch Magazine -  Imprints. Watch the preview here.
Traveling on a Rainy Day by Izah Morales (
Single? Visit these PH Destinations by Izah Morales ( 
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 :
Jacaranda Travels : Top Pinoy Bloggers to Follow
HomeAway : Top Filipino Bloggers 2017

These are posts I've written in collaboration with other bloggers. 

Pinay Travel Junkie's Tube Travel Tuesday - Post here 
Blog Carnival : - 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 - 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 - 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 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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Part 2 : Bataan Adventures | Where to Eat in Bataan (Updated 2017)

Being an avid hiker and foodie, I've grown very fond of visiting  Bataan.  This province offers several hiking trails (check my post here) passing verdant forests and nicely decorated cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy a proper cup of coffee and affordable comfort food. It is also highly accessible from Manila via land travel, making it a good option for a short but rewarding out of town adventure. 

Here's a list of restaurants in Bataan where you can enjoy satisfying meals. 

The restaurant's name which means little angels (male) was inspired by the owner's 3 young boys, Miguel (after St. Michael), Rafael and Gabriel.This 2 year old family owned restaurant has a homey ambiance and serves any type of food that the family enjoys.

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Hiking in La Trinidad : Mt. Yangbew

To kickoff 2017, I  returned to the Cordillera region with one of my closest friends, Jules. We wanted to take it easy  so we decided to try a couple of short but very scenic trails in Benguet I found online (References posted below). 

Barangay Tawang in La Trinidad,the capital of the province of Benguet  is less than an hour from Baguio city and features several accessible, scenic mountain trails - Mt. Yangbew (also known as Mt. Jambo), Tayawan view deck and Mt. Kalugong. These are all beginner-friendly or as the younger Pinoy millenials would say, pabebe-friendly. :P
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12 Useful things to Bring on your First Mountain Hike

Hiking has become very popular in the Philippines that it's now easier to find a mountain and come up with your own itinerary  or join an organized group. (Read 10 Tips on How to be a Good Climb Participant
If you're heading out to your first mountain hike and thinking of what to bring, here are a couple of tips. Note that this list was created as a guide and not a mandatory checklist. The items featured are based on what I observed to be  useful when hiking in tropical weather.

7 Hiking Tips for Beginners | 8 Essentials for Rainy Day Hikes by Basekamp PH

1.  Footwear
Footwear should enhance your experience outdoors and protect you from injury. There are shoes designed specifically for hiking but I encourage you to research the mountain  first before purchasing hiking shoes. Will there be sections where you need to cross rivers? How long will you be hiking?If the mountain has a clear and established trail that normally won't take more than 4 hours to complete, you can very w…