This is our bread and butter—whether it’s swimming with freedivers, learning to survive in the jungle, or kicking it at the rodeo, you’ll often find us off the beaten path.
This is our 2020 reading list, featuring the people and places we can’t wait to see again, after a year indoors.
All over the country, destinations like Anilao are opening up. With new checkpoints leading the way, where is tourism in the Philippines headed?
While on the road to Anilao, we take a detour through Tagaytay and Taal for GRID’s first trip out after the pandemic. But do we still remember how to travel?
As tourism slowly returns, we take a long hard look at El Nido and ask: What does the future of travel look like for the world’s best island?
After months of quiet, the beautiful shores of Boracay are, once again, open to travelers. But the road to recovery will need more than a tourism boost.
From the supernatural to the extraordinarily bad, anything can happen on assignment.
In memory of the best tapsilog and coffee he’s ever had, Miguel Nacianceno convinces his friends to join him on a bike ride to remember.
Welcome to Coron Island, the ancestral domain of the Tagbanua, and where photographer Terence Angsioco made his escape from Metro Manila.
Solana Perez knows how to embrace the wild, having grown up with horses all her life. While preparing to join the Mongol Derby—the world’s most ambitious horse race—the world was put on pause, and she wrestles with her place.
A few hours’ drive away from the city reveals the oft-forgotten splendor of the night sky, and the Filipino astronomers leading the future of space education in the country.
Volvo has a reputation for making some of the world’s safest cars. An eventful trip to Batangas puts that rep to the most rigorous test possible.
In a small coastal town in Western Visayas, two people take on the gargantuan task of redefining what it means to build a sustainable business.
The freediving communities in Anilao, Cebu, and Panglao reveal the growing popularity of a sport that is as extreme as it is beautiful.
A walking tour of Manila reminds us of the true beauty of the country’s neglected capital.
Traveling is about more than just the places you visit, as cinematographer and director Ice Idanan has come to learn while working on the acclaimed road film Sakaling Hindi Makarating.
The trials, travails, and triumphs of Carina Dayondon—the only Filipino woman to conquer the world's seven summits.
With a biking culture that’s shaping up, who knew Guimaras was ripe to become the next mountain-biking paradise?
The world of off-roading, camping, and the great outdoors from the backseat of a Toyota Hilux.
Aboard the latest Lexus UX, Team GRID takes a trip down to the southernmost tip of Luzon and finds comfort and luxury in designs made one with nature.
Do it right, and your coffee can alleviate poverty, create strong relationships with immigrant communities, and safeguard the country from hunger.
The world is more water than it is land. There are men who answer the call of that 71 percent of the earth, getting to know the world’s oceans in the most pure, most extreme way possible.
Waves for Water Philippines is bucking old notions of the NGO and volunteer experience, one filter at a time.
Pearl farming is not a business for the faint of heart; this is a business for adventurers, for explorers, for those who understand that nature always wins.
You’ll find no flowers or saints here at the Masbate Rodeo; just a celebration of the rough, dusty, and honest life of the Filipino Cowboy.
Despite the immovable forces of commercial beer, the craft brewers are still here. GRID takes the Ford Everest on a trip up north to La Union, down to the bottom of a beer mug.