I Finally Visited the Anjo World Theme Park in Minglanilla!

For those who still did not know, a few months ago, Minglanilla has opened a full-service theme and amusement park called Anjo World Theme Park. Located just several hundred meters from the town center (town plaza), the park sits on a lot right next to the South National Road. While I have been planning to […]

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Dr. Emilio Osmeña Botanical Garden: A Cool Getaway in Busay

Several weeks ago, by accident, I discovered an exciting new spot in Busay. During one of my usual motorbike trips to the highlands, I saw a sign that pointed me to a certain ‘botanical garden’ somewhere in Busay. Knowing that IG spots are now the ‘in’ thing among business owners and social media enthusiasts, I […]

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First Look: Il Corso Filinvest Lifemalls and Cinemas

Il Corso, the lifestyle component of FilInvest’s City di Mare at the South Road Properties, recently finally opened its doors to the public for the first time. While a huge part of the development remains unfinished, the mall’s main hall, the cinemas on the third level, and the promenade facing the Mactan Channel are now […]

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The Controversial Mambaling Underpass

A couple of weeks ago, the very controversial Mambaling Underpass was finally opened to the public. The underpass, which is less than a kilometer long, is considered one of the biggest infrastructure projects designed to help alleviate the worsening traffic situation in the Metro. With the underpass in place, traffic from both directions plying along […]

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Life Under the (Mactan) Bridge – Part 2

Four years ago, I blogged about my very first time under the First Mactan Bridge. I shared photos of what life was like under the bridge (Mandaue City side). If you’re unaware, hundreds of families live under the First Mactan Bridge. A lot of these families live on the edge of the water. And an […]

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OAD Tabor Hill: A Place of Prayer and Meditation

Life in the city can be quite hectic and stressful. Good thing there are places in Cebu like the OAD Tabor Hill in Talamban. The OAD Tabor Hill is a place for worship, adoration, and meditation. Built by the OAD Mission, Tabor Hill is a safe and quiet space where the faithful can reflect, pray, […]

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Front Row Experience at Kadaugan sa Mactan 2019

Last week, I got an invite to cover this year’s Kadaugan sa Mactan 2019 celebration. Kadaugan sa Mactan is a yearly activity in the city of Lapu-Lapu to commemorate the victory of Lapu-Lapu over the Spanish forces in the famous ‘Battle of Mactan.’ The highlight of the event is the re-enactment of the famous battle […]

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The Big Mactan Shrine Makeover

The City of Lapu-Lapu recently unveiled the new look of one of Cebu’s biggest and most important historical sites. After weeks of work, the famous Mactan Shrine in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City, was finally re-opened to the public. The renovation and the subsequent opening came just in time for the 2019 Kadaugan sa Mactan celebrations […]

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Caohagan Island: Through The Eyes of a First-Timer

Believe it or not, but I’ve never been on an island-hopping tour in Mactan. As a matter of fact, the only island in Mactan that I’ve been to (other than the mainland) is Olango. So when a friend said that we would be going on an island-hopping trip for his birthday, I didn’t say no. […]

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Cebu Updates 25

Hello, everyone! After so many months, I am finally back with updates! (The last time was back in September last year.) So, I feel that this update has to be really big and long to make up for all the things we missed. And so that’s exactly what I am going to do. For this […]

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Shell Island: A World Away

After an event at SM Seaside City Cebu, a friend and I decided to visit the small sea-side park near the South Road Properties (SRP) entrance.  The park offers an amazing view of the Mactan Channel and is frequented by those who want to ‘escape’ the busy weekend traffic in the city. My friend said […]

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