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Paddle Out Tours: Fun-filled SUP Adventure in Toledo City, Cebu

Posted on May 23, 2022

For decades, Toledo City on the midwestern coast of Cebu island was known for nothing else but its mining industry and for being a transit point to Negros island. Recent years, however, has seen nature lovers discovering its natural attractions like its mountains and lakes. One of the newest activities offered here are guided stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) tours by Paddle Out Board Rentals & Tours (Mobile: +63 9159349411), which only started operating a year ago. My friends Jilly and John,Read More

EZCamp: Private Glamping Hideaway in Naga City, Cebu

Posted on July 21, 2021

Looking for a real nature getaway with the creature comforts of a hotel? Tucked away in the mountains of Naga City, only 42 kms south of Cebu City, EZCamp is a new glamping (ie. “glamorous camping”) destination set in a lush 28-hectare property that offers the rustic ambiance and tranquil seclusion of a traditional campsite, while providing the comfort and convenience of staying in a well-appointed guesthouse. Each group of guests who book get the glampsite all to themselves, ensuringRead More

La Paz Sand Dunes: Dune Bashing & Sandboarding in Laoag City

Posted on April 16, 2018

A desert would be one of the landscapes you’d least expect to see in the tropical archipelago of the Philippines, but along the northernmost province on Luzon island there are, indeed, sand dunes! The La Paz Sand Dunes cover 85 square kilometers of sandy coastal desert and beach in Laoag City, the provincial capital of Ilocos Norte. The coastal desert stretches from the towns of Currimao to Pasuquin. The undulating sandy landscape makes for beautiful sceneries, but visitors may alsoRead More

7 Amazing Reasons to Experience Masungi Georeserve’s Night Trail

Posted on August 31, 2017

Since opening to the public as a nature park in late 2015, Masungi Georeserve in Baras, Rizal has attracted nature-lovers with its 1,600 hectare forest dotted by 60-million-year-old karst formations. It always comes as a surprise to find a lush rainforest ecosystem like it only an hour’s drive from Metro Manila. Originally intended to be developed into a government housing complex, the deforested area off the Marinina-Infanta Highway (Marcos Highway) was overridden by stone quarrying and illegal logging in theRead More

Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge: The Best Place to Stay at Kelimutu National Park

Posted on October 27, 2016

Next to spotting Komodo dragons and scuba diving at Komodo National Park, my bucket list for Flores, Indonesia included visiting the tricolored crater lakes of Kelimutu National Park on eastern portion of the island. I was lucky to have stayed at the best place near the scenic volcano: Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge, a solar-powered eco-resort located at the gateway village of Moni. After roughing it out on our overland journey from Labuan Bajo to Kelimutu, it was such a reliefRead More

Perak, Malaysia: Whitewater Rafting at Sungai Kampar (Kampar River) with Nomad Adventure

Posted on May 3, 2016

After our thrilling caving challenge at Kandu Cave, we had lunch at Nomad Adventure‘s Earth Camp before proceeding to our next outdoor activity: whitewater rafting at Sungai Kampar (Kampar River)! Before heading to the river, our professional rafting guides first gave us a thorough safety briefing on whitewater rafting. The guides taught us the code words used for specific instructions to help us navigate more efficiently through the river. We wore our helmets and personal flotation device (PFD) then boardedRead More

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Welcome to my website! I’m travel writer, photographer and online influencer Edgar Alan Zeta-Yap from the Philippines. Join me as I hike, dive, fly, eat and do pretty much anything in between across 7,641 islands and beyond. Need to reach me? Please write me an email.