The Beach-Lovers

Ever wondered whatever happened to Kiko Rustia? The former Born to Be Wild host may have veered off being the face of GMA 7’s renowned travel and wildlife show— the Philippine’s very first nature documentary show, according to Wikipedia—and shed the Jack Sparrow locks, but he’s still out there wandering. For Kiko, the adventures did … Read more

In one of his latest posts, travel blogger Aris Mape (D’yan Lang) describes a recent “breakup”. He was giving up on something that he had been depending on for years — his bulky DSLR — in favor a powerful but less stressful smartphone. It’s a big change, as any other travel blogger would tell you. … Read more

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Picture traveling to a country of more than 7,000 tourist-worthy islands with less than 20 days to explore and but a backpack to carry your belongings. It usually causes preoccupation—the short period of time, the cramped space of your bag, the general brevity of things amid the possibilities of a massive life experience unfolding. But … Read more

Crystal Beach Resort wasn’t exactly crystal that time. Its waters, despite the attraction made by swelling waves, were almost muddied from our view approaching the sprawling sea. The clouds hovering over the beach set a gloomy mood, rendering its ashen sand, a far cry from the blinding white shores of more celebrated beaches like El … Read more

Globe Studios has just released a video of their newest celebrity ambassador Solenn Heussaff exploring Palawan, which was once again hailed the World’s Most Beautiful Island by several international publications.

By now, almost everyone is aware of Palawan’s unparalleled beauty. With all the adulating publicity that went out in its favor—it landed first on CNN’s list of the best islands in the Philippines, became a pit stop on The Amazing Race, and got minutes of screen time in The Bourne Legacy—it’s nearly ludicrous not to … Read more

The Footprints Project

I once met a girl named Camille. She was lovely. I suspect a huge part of her radiance came from the soft spot she had for animals. It’s true, I guess, what Arthur Schopenhauer said—that “compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character.” Camille always found time to walk her dogs even if … Read more

There’s so much to be worried about when it comes to our seas. Marine debris has been killing wildlife. Shark finning remains prevalent. Coral reefs are destroyed in unimaginable scale in many parts of the world. The harm that we, as a species, do to our oceans are so massive that scientists project that we … Read more

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