Valenzuela Sport Fishing

NOTE: This is a 2012 article, currently being updated for 2017. Budget indicated therein is already outdated. Juan's Budget: Approx. Php 500 (Inclusive of cottage, fishing rod, and bait) Juan's Duration: Half day or One day  Sport Fishing in the Philippines has been enjoying a modest growth in the past few years. This recreation has had an... Continue Reading →

Lakbayan Travel Quotient

It's been up and running since 2007 and there are already tons of articles concerning it, but I'll post about it anyway. If you're interested in knowing your "standing" as a Filipino traveler, you could use the Lakbayan Traveler application created by a certain Eugene Villar. This neat little app calculates your travels based on... Continue Reading →

Spread Some Awesome

Spreadsomeawesome.com is the blog site of KC Canlas who is a self proclaimed foodie, travel junkie, newbie photog, and frustrated book author. Personally knowing the author, I could certainly attest to her success as a blogger. The blog operates on the premise that everything is simply awesome and the author is trying to share to the... Continue Reading →

Mt. Pinatubo Trek

NOTE: This is a 2012 article, currently being updated for 2017. Budget indicated therein is already outdated. Juan's Budget: Php 2,050 (+ Php 350 for optional boat ride) Juan's Duration: 1 Day Nature is an unpredictable mother. Most of the time, she provides us with all the sustenance we need, with wonderful views to boot. But sometimes... Continue Reading →

Davao Wild Water Adventure

NOTE: This is a 2012 article, currently being updated for 2017. Budget indicated therein is already outdated. Juan's Budget: Php 2,000 (For Davao City residents, Php 1,500) Juan's Duration: 1 Day Davao City is fast becoming a "go to" place when it comes to extreme sports and adventure activities. Besides the fact that it is... Continue Reading →

Hope for the Flowers

Hope for the Flowers by Trina Paulus is a truly adult book deceptively packaged as a children's book (in a positive way). I read the book when I saw it from my sister's cabinet at our old house. It really grabbed my attention that the bright yellow cover and text were hand drawn, with the... Continue Reading →

Withdrawal of House Bill 6330 for appeasement

NOTE: This is a 2012 article, currently being updated for 2017. In line with the revival of this site, the article will be updated to reflect the current political situation in the Philippines. (And besides, the House Bill has already been withdrawn way back). And I thought we were getting somewhere. When Kabataan Partylist Representative... Continue Reading →

Why Educated Juan?

Welcome to my site. So, let me explain the raison d'etre of this particular web domain. Juan dela Cruz is the generic name of Filipinos, transcending social classes and educational attainment. I consider myself a Juan since I am but a speck of the ninety-something million people in our archipelago. But being an ordinary citizen... Continue Reading →

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