Homeschooling, Local Travel, Shopping

Our First Trip to Boracay Island, Philippines

The island of Boracay is famous for its powdery white sand beach. This photos was taken at Piknikan where we had lunch during our island hopping tour. Tourism in the Philippines is now slowly booming with majority of the islands in the country already opening its doors to local and foreign tourists. Travel requirements have… Continue reading Our First Trip to Boracay Island, Philippines

Homeschooling, Local Travel

Live in a Nipa Hut, Learn to Surf, and Eat Fresh Farm Produce at Lola Sayong Eco-SurFarm

Lola Sayong Eco-SurFarm is a surf camp positioned along the coastline of Barangay Buenavista, Gubat, Province of Sorsogon, at the southeastern region of Luzon, Philippines. To reach the place if you're taking public transport from Metro Manila is by taking a bus going to Gubat, Sorsogon and from the bus station, one can hire a… Continue reading Live in a Nipa Hut, Learn to Surf, and Eat Fresh Farm Produce at Lola Sayong Eco-SurFarm

Coping with Depression, Health, Homeschooling, Life, Local Travel

One fine day in SM North and UP Diliman campus

https://youtu.be/A-jit3BwUm8 We went out today! Wow, I still can't believe that there would be one day in my lifetime that going out would be such a big deal. Due to quarantine restrictions, my kids were not able to travel with me even within a kilometer-radius from home for more than year. But yesterday we were… Continue reading One fine day in SM North and UP Diliman campus

Geology, Homeschooling, Local Travel, My Creations, Uncategorized

Step Up Your Storytelling and Teaching Activities Through ArcGIS StoryMaps

Some of my readers in the Philippines recently reached out to me via Facebook. They have heard about my Geology Tours from other homeschooling families and asked when I could bring it back even if it's just virtually. It warms my heart to know that families have missed me and the tours I gave before… Continue reading Step Up Your Storytelling and Teaching Activities Through ArcGIS StoryMaps

Geology, Homeschooling, Local Travel

Virtual Geology Tour Series – Volcanoes

Did you miss my Geology Tours? No worries. Watch these videos of volcanoes with me and learn a few things about volcanoes. Iceland Volcanic Eruption Iceland is a land of ice and fire, due to its location near the Arctic Circle and its position on top of a mid-ocean ridge and a hot spot. It… Continue reading Virtual Geology Tour Series – Volcanoes

Geology, Homeschooling, Life, Local Travel

Virtual Tours to Visit and Explore as Part of Homeschooling Activities

One of the best things about internet and technology are the development of virtual tours. While virtual tours do not really give the same thrill like the real ones, it's the cheapest way to see the rest of the world. It's also our only option now that we are still in this pandemic. I have… Continue reading Virtual Tours to Visit and Explore as Part of Homeschooling Activities

Coping with Depression, Geology, Health, Life, Local Travel

When This Pandemic is Over

Have you listed down the things you will be doing once this pandemic is over? I have. I am usually an optimistic person. I know someday soon, this pandemic will be over, and things will go back to normal for everyone. Everyone will be stronger, wiser, and survivors. Before I go over my list, I… Continue reading When This Pandemic is Over

Local Travel

Travel Destinations in Northern Mindanao: Cagayan De Oro White Water Rafting, Camiguin Island Tour and Ziplining

I used to work as a government geologist in Mindanao. When my friends found out about it, they reached out to me to ask for the things they can do when they visit me. So one summer a long time ago, my friends and their colleagues flew to Cagayan De Oro and the rest was… Continue reading Travel Destinations in Northern Mindanao: Cagayan De Oro White Water Rafting, Camiguin Island Tour and Ziplining

Geology, Local Travel

Mount Apo – A Climbing Destination For Beginner to Advanced Mountaineers in Mindanao

When George Leigh-Mallory was bombarded with questions on why he climbed mountains such as Mount Everest, the only thing he said was "Because it's there!" Aside from stating the obvious, it does seem natural for climbing enthusiasts like him to wake up excited to conquer any mountains in their paths. We learned from our geography,… Continue reading Mount Apo – A Climbing Destination For Beginner to Advanced Mountaineers in Mindanao

Homeschooling, Local Travel

Dapitan – A Travel Destination for Homeschooling Families for Lessons About Dr. Jose Rizal

During the early part of his exile in Dapitan, Rizal lived at the commandant’s residence. With his prize from the Manila Lottery and his earnings as a farmer and a merchant, he bought a piece of land near the shore of Talisay in Dapitan. On this land, he built three houses- all made of bamboo,… Continue reading Dapitan – A Travel Destination for Homeschooling Families for Lessons About Dr. Jose Rizal