101 Thoughts I Had While On The Treadmill

Let’s get it on. Which machine should I use? How about this? Okay. Press. Start. Choose ‘ Speed Interval’ workout. Set the time: 30 mins. Jog speed? 5 mph. Run speed? 8 mph. Are you sure, Isabela? Fine. Lower it to 6 mph. You can always increase it anyway. It’s starting. I’m feeling good. Don’t…

Mt. Maculot – Travel Guide

How to get there? Take a bus to Lemery, Batangas and then, ask the driver to drop you off at Cuenca. From there, ride a tricycle to the jump-off point. Ask your driver to pass by the Registration Area near the Cuenca Barangay Hall where you can register and pay the 20 php fee. At…

USA Travel Bucket List Update

Originally posted on I See Bela:
Days before my flight to the USA, I put together a little bucket list of things of I hope to experience in the land of stars of stripes.  Luckily, I’ve done most of them for the 2 months that I’ve been here. I can’t imagine that I could go…

Mt. Batulao: Easy to Climb, Easy to Love

As an archipelago of 7,107 islands and a tropical country blessed with some of the world’s greatest biodiversity, it is a given that the Philippines can serve as a good playground for both beginner and seasoned hikers alike. In Nasugbu, Batangas, there lies one of the most climbed mountains in the country due to its…

Mt. Daraitan – Travel Guide

How to Get There For Public Transportation: At the EDSA- Shar Crossing, ride a UV express (70 pesos) or a jeepney (57 pesos) to Tanay, Rizal. The trip would take you 1.5 hours. Upon arriving the Tanay market, ride a tricycle (120/person but you can haggle) to Barangay Daraitan. For Private Vehicles: Head out to…

Mt. Pico de Loro – Travel Guide

Mt. Pico de Loro, also known as the “Parrot’s Beak” because of its shape, is the highest point in Cavite, Philippines. Location: Cavite, Philippines | Elevation: 2,178 feet How to Get There  1. By public transportation: Take a bus bound to Ternate, Cavite. From the Ternate Terminal, take a tricycle ride to DENR. 2. By private transportation:…

Mt. Batulao – Travel Guide

How to get there  1. By Private Transport: Drive to Tagaytay until you see the Evercrest Golf Course in Lemery Batangas. From there, you can either take a hike, which is quite long, or drive all the way to the jump-off point. 2. By Public Transport: Take a bus to Nasugbu, Batangas. Let the bus conductor know that…

Georgia Aquarium: Journey With The Gentle Giants

Brace yourself. You’re gonna see some of the cutest creatures of the universe.  In the 22 to 30 feet deep tank, there you can swim with the gentle giants such as the whale sharks, leopard whiprays, bowmouth guitarfish, zebra sharks, sawfish, and different species of rays. Before the actual swim, we were given a typical…