EBC, A Once-in-a-Lifetime Trek: Namche Bazar

"I doubt if anyone would claim to enjoy life at high altitudes - enjoy, that is in the ordinary sense of the word.." Eric Shipton, Upon the Mountains N A M C H E B A Z A R 11,300 ft https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh4-gvTDqo9/ We woke up a bit late and hiked to the Sagarmatha National Park … Continue reading EBC, A Once-in-a-Lifetime Trek: Namche Bazar

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Everest Base Camp, A Once in a Lifetime Trek: Phakding

‘It has been a long road… From a mountain coolie, a bearer of loads, to a wearer of a coat with rows of medals who is carried about in planes and worries about income tax’ – Tenzing Norgay ~ ~ ~ ~ P H A K D I N G 8,562 ft ~ ~ ~ … Continue reading Everest Base Camp, A Once in a Lifetime Trek: Phakding

Lukla: Evest Base Camp, A Once in a Lifetime Trek

"But my people went the other way. They helped outsiders find their way into the sanctuary and violate every limb of her body by standing on top of her, crowing in victory, and dirtying and polluting her bossom. Some of them have had to sacrife themselves, others escaped through the skin of their teeth or … Continue reading Lukla: Evest Base Camp, A Once in a Lifetime Trek

Kathmandu: Everest Base Camp, A Once in a Lifetime Trek

I've visualized this moment for months, read all the blogs I could find, watched videos and I felt somewhat familiar with it. Yet, when I stepped into its warm embrace, that sense of familiarity vanished, I was nearly swept off my feet. ~ ~ ~ K A T H M A N D U 4,600 … Continue reading Kathmandu: Everest Base Camp, A Once in a Lifetime Trek

7D 6N Jeju Island Sample Itinerary

Winter I think is one of the best times to visit Jeju Island, South Korea. Most of the blogs I read said it is a haven for honeymooners and the were indeed right. Even on winter, a lot of lovers (because I don't know if they're honeymooners) were present but the local crowd was minimal … Continue reading 7D 6N Jeju Island Sample Itinerary

4 Days Hiking Itinerary to Two of Indonesia’s Popular Volcanoes for less than php5,000

Mounts Bromo and Ijen are two of Indonesia's beautiful mountains, the view on both are spectacular. Some even regard Mt. Ijen as one of the most dangerous volcanoes because of the sulfur vents, continues spewing of sulfur that one needs a mask. Here is a short itinerary for a 4 day hike of the two … Continue reading 4 Days Hiking Itinerary to Two of Indonesia’s Popular Volcanoes for less than php5,000

How I Experienced Mt. Kinabalu

I reached Mt. Kinabalu's Lowe's Peak at around quarter to 7am, meeting several of my (fast) team mates who were already going down. I looked at my watch thinking I need to make the cut-off time at Sayat-sayat for the Ferrata, so I have an hour to get down to km7 or known as checkpoint, … Continue reading How I Experienced Mt. Kinabalu

Winter Guide to Hiking Mt. Halla, South Korea’s Highest

Hiking South Korea's highest is surely an experience that goes to the book of memories. It was the highlight of my trip because I wanted to experience hiking in snow and this sounded like a good experience. https://www.instagram.com/p/Ber9TD8jXFD/ It stands at 1950masl - just the right height and it offers a difficult and an easy … Continue reading Winter Guide to Hiking Mt. Halla, South Korea’s Highest