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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.

Back to Boracay
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Back to Boracay

The beautiful shores of Boracay are, once again, open to travelers. But the locals say the road to recovery will need more than a tourism boost.

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Tribute Freediver: Martin Zapanta
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Tribute Freediver: Martin Zapanta

Tribute Freediver depicts the story of national freediving record-holder Martin Zapanta, and how conquering his fears propelled a passion for photographing the deep blue on a single breath.

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Exploring The World's Oceans With Alexandra Cousteau
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Exploring The World's Oceans With Alexandra Cousteau

On her first visit to the Philippines for global non-profit Oceana, the filmmaker and conservationist talked to us about being a child of the ocean.

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Horror Stories from the Field
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Horror Stories from the Field

From the supernatural to the extraordinarily bad, anything can happen on assignment.

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The U.P. Mountaineers
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The U.P. Mountaineers

The UP Mountaineers have become far larger, more influential, and more enduring than its founders could ever have foreseen.

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Will Ride For Food
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Will Ride For Food

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.

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Escape to Paradise
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Escape to Paradise

Welcome to Coron Island, the ancestral domain of the Tagbanua, and where photographer Terence Angsioco made his escape from Metro Manila.

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Girl From the North Country
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Girl From the North Country

Up north in Baguio, Solana Perez knows how to embrace the wild, having grown up with horses all her life.

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The Traveling Astronomers
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The Traveling Astronomers

Filipino astronomers and astronomy enthusiasts are leading the way for space education in the Philippines. Away from the blinding lights of the city, they also find peace in the night sky.

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Man vs Machine
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Man vs Machine

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.

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In the Light of the Garden
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In the Light of the Garden

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.

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Between Two Breaths
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Between Two Breaths

The freediving communities in Anilao, Cebu, and Panglao reveal the growing popularity of a sport that is as extreme as it is beautiful.

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Manila in 9000 Steps
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Manila in 9000 Steps

A walking tour of Manila reminds us of the true beauty of the country’s neglected capital.

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Journeying Through the Islands
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Journeying Through the Islands

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.

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The First Filipina to Conquer the World's Seven Summits
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The First Filipina to Conquer the World's Seven Summits

After setting foot at the highest peaks of the world—from the summit of Kilimanjaro to the pinnacle of Everest—there are no greater heights for mountaineer Carina Dayondon to conquer.

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