Have you ever wanted to go backpacking solo but unsure where to start? I recently wrote about my backpacking adventure in Ifugao and thought about sharing a few tips on what to…
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Planning your first hiking trip in the Philippines can be quite daunting – you are stuck thinking about all the beautiful destinations you can visit and at the same time feel startled about the risks and uncertainties you may encounter throughout the trip.
The Philippines may not be the best place to be a naïve traveler and it is not advisable for a first timer to visit different provinces without researching or getting prior feedback from locals. Being aware of potential risks should not scare you off from enjoying the beautiful trails and mountains, but should help you be more alert and prepared when traveling.
Below are some tips which can help you prepare for your first trip, and hopefully this can help open doors to many longer treks and long lasting life experiences.