Surf October: The Circle Hostel Now in La Union

Wave Mural | Urbiztondo, La Union, Philippines

stoked adj. To be “stoked” is to be completely and intensely enthusiastic, exhilarated, or excited about something. [Urban Dictionary] Stoked. A commonly used surfing term which I tried explaining to a friend but could only manage “That really huge grin that you can’t seem to wipe off your face after earning a wave or just [...]

Conquering Pinatubo With Style

Sasha Manuel, Pinatubo Trek, Travel Lifestyle | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Fashion

One of the the more pressing concerns when the idea of “roughing it” was raised was, do I have a pair of shoes I can use that can withstand the rough trek up Mt Pinatubo? Dear me. You can liken shoes for me to water for a hiker, and this is not simply for vanity’s [...]