Quezon City: Microtel by Wyndham UP Technohub Review

It’s our yearly tradition as a family to stay at a hotel every New Year’s eve. Last year, we stayed at Hotel H2O in Manila. This year, we decided to go to Microtel UP Technohub.Microtel UP Technohub

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Mountain Hardwear Optic VUE 2.5 Tent Review

Two people camping together may have a difficult time finding a tent that is not too heavy, but also spacious enough for two and built out of solid materials. When backpacking or canoe camping, weight

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Top 10 Best Four-Season Tents

For most of us, nothing beats camping in the quiet winter landscape; if you think it’s going to be hard, don’t! It’s not as cold as you’d think, as long as you bed down in a four-season tent.

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How to Choose Proper Hiking Boots

Exploring the wilderness depends a lot on your footwear. Whether it is the Himalayas or the nearby park, your footwear can make or break your experience. These will help you in traversing challenging

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Organized Climbs versus DIY Climbs

Photo Credit: Francis Cayetano. This was taken before our Mt. Amuyao climb organized by Mansibang Outdoor Institute with the group of Rolandbench Garcia. Climbing mountains in the Philippines is becoming

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Kelty Granby 4 Tent Review

Camping with multiple people can be difficult, and it's important to factor in how many campers will be occupying your tent and how much space and privacy they will need. If your tent is too small,

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5 Best Cookset for Solo Backpacker

A lot of backpacking cookware comes with nested pots. If you’re going solo, your primary need would be to save space while bringing the comforts of home cooking to camp. Refueling after a long day

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Proper Layering of Clothes in Cold Mountain

To enjoy your outdoor trip to the fullest, you must be prepared to brace the weather. You might be tempted to just put on one bulky jacket to protect yourself from the elements and keep warm as opposed

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The North Face Homestead Roomy 2 Tent Review

When two people are camping together, it’s important that the tent have enough room to comfortably fit them both in addition to their gear. Most tents tend to be very conservative on the space aspect.

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Top 5 Budget Bivy Sacks for Minimalist Campers

Bivy sack is short for "bivouac sack." Also commonly known as a Bivy Bag. It serves climbers who want lightweight emergency weather protection for sleeping bags during multiple-day ascents. The idea

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Nature vs Gadgets: Why It’s Best to Bring Your Child to Outdoors

Kids love to play. But the question of the hour is where are you letting them play? Kickball. Soccer. Mudpies. Climbing Trees. This is what we grew up with, but children these days seem to have lost

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Mountain Hardwear Ghost UL 1 Tent Review

It can be hard to choose the perfect tent for a camping trip. There are so many different options that it can be overwhelming. The most important thing to keep in mind is what the purpose of your tent

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Top 5 Cookset for Big Groups

If you’re outdoors for a few days, you’ll definitely end of up cooking meals. For this you'll want some backpacking cookware so you can enjoy some hot meals. It’s not really a complex process

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Preparing for High Altitude Climbing: 5 Things You Should Know

Hiking at higher altitudes (6,000 feet -1,828 m) is more difficult than hiking at lower altitudes. This is because the air contains less oxygen at higher altitudes. Therefore you need to train

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Kelty Como 6 Tent Review

When camping with more than 2 people, it is important to purchase a tent that has ample space for each occupant and their gear. However, you don’t want to sacrifice the quality of the tent when upgrading

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Top 5 Lightweight Hiking Shoes for Men

Have you heard of the expression - being light on your feet ? This denotes grace and agility. The same stands true when you’re choosing your hiking shoes! Heavy shoes won’t let

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12 Backpacking Tips for Beginners

Stop dreaming about a hike and make it real! Learning to backpack or hike can be very intimidating and you will hear pro hikers say “it’s easy” and some other enthusiastic and encouraging stuff.

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The North Face Assault 2 Tent Review

The perfect tent for a mountaineering expedition can be hard to find. There are so many factors in choosing a tent that can have significant consequence when on an adventure. It’s important to consider

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10 Best Camping Tents of Different Sizes

When you’re about to pick among the best camping tents, you’ll have a lot to consider that’s influenced by how, where and when you camp. The pack weight is affected by your sleeping bag, your

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10 Tips for Climbing and Camping with a Baby

When you love climbing and camping, what can you do? Would you just stop it when a baby arrives in your family? These questions may be hard to answer, but with the right set of Do’s and Don’ts

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