Gulugod-Baboy camping experience

BATANGAS — Anilao is often associated with diving activities because of its diverse marine life. However for hiking enthusiast, the town is the starting point of trekking the hills that traverse Calumpan Peninsula of Mabini, Batangas.  Rising at 525masl, Gulugod-Baboy is rated as Minor Climb by PinoyMountaineer with 2/9 difficulty and a trail class of…

Balinese inspired staycation experience at Cintai Corito’s Garden

BATANGAS – Nestled on the uphill of Lipa along Leviste Highway, Cintai Coritos Garden is a haven for those who want to detoxify from the hassle city life. The resort is only two to three hours away from Manila, making it one of the closest place for a quick break. The Balinese inspired resort has a well…

Acuatico Beach Resort: Laiya’s blend of fun and adventure

MANILA — Three hours from Manila is the quiet town of Laiya Aplaya in San Juan, Batangas that boasts of an amazing stretch of white sand beach backdropped by jagged rock formations. The clear calm waters are ideal for leisurely kayaking or going on an adventurous banana boat ride at high noon. The coast has…

Taal: Raven of food and history 

By Mike Buceta TAAL– While everyone is busy spending their holy week vacation either in beaches or churches, I, myself (since I’m single for more than 3 years now), decide to drive back to my hometown for self-reflection and for a sumptuous food trip that I missed while working in the city. All of these…

Sun kissed at Pico de Loro’s peak

By Gillian Gacuma MANILA– At the height of 664+masl, Mt. Palay-Palay or known as Pico de Loro is one of the mountain that falls on the minor climb category with 3/9 difficulty and trail class 1-3. Sandwiched between Maragondon, Cavite and Nasugbu, Batangas, Pico has become one of the favorite destinations for hikers who seek quick nature…