Catmon: 47 Kilometers From Home

47 Kms from Cebu City, you will reach the tip of Carmen and the first few baranggays of Catmon. As you head straight to the northern tip of Cebu, you can never fail to notice Cebu’s breathtaking coasts. If you’re planning a trip to the North, make sure to take a break from your long […]

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Happy Fiesta, Luyang (Carmen, Cebu)

  One MyCebuPhotoBlog reader from Australia, INDAY MYRNA, told me that her hometown – Luyang, Carmen, will be celebrating its fiesta on Feb 3-4. She told me that she’d be happy if I’d go to her place and take a few shots. She also said that she told her sister about me so that they’d […]

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Cebu City Carnival is FUN!

  The old SSS grounds near the University of Cebu has become one big carnival. Literally. The Mary Rose Carnival (from Manila) is here for the Sinulog. Check the place out!   Entrance Fee Php 10.00  

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Moalboal Sunday

Moalboal is a town 59 kms from Cebu City. Moalboal boasts of world-famous dive sites and resorts. To get to Moalboal from Cebu City, one can take the VHIRE (Van for Hire) at City Link. Fare is Php80. When you reach Moalboal proper, you can either go to Bas Dako (Big Sand: characterized by pearly-white beaches) […]

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Penshoppe’s Nino: An Enduring Tradition

Every year, one can never fail to notice Penshoppe’s offering to the Nino. Facing the Fuente Rotunda, Penshoppe’s yearly effort is designed to allow people to have their pics taken and say a short prayer for the Nino.   The Penshoppe Sinulog 2007 Ensemble  

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Shopping (Unitop Style)

Shops with Taiwanese merchandise are sprouting like crazy all over downtown Cebu. Taiwan-made products are known to be of very low quality BUT they’re REALLY cheap. We decided to check one place called UNITOP and true enough, we were BLOWN AWAY by the range of items that they sell! I tell you, they have EVERYTHING! […]

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Pasko sa Sugbo 2006

Public presentations by different colleges from various parts of Cebu are usually held at the Fuente Osmena park every night. These programs start from around the 16th of December and end on Sinulog Sunday. The Finalists for the Parol Making Contest are also displayed in various parts of the park.

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Ayala Center Cebu in 2006

Ayala Center Cebu is one of the biggest malls in Cebu City. Located at the heart of the Cebu Business Park, Ayala Center Cebu is in close proximity to some of the city’s biggest hotels, exhibition halls, convention centers, and sports clubs. Ayala Center Cebu houses a Metro Gaisano Branch, restaurants, service centers, shops and […]

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First Electronic Billboard Hits the Queen City!

The first Electronic Billboard in Cebu City can finally be seen in Fuente Osmena. It can be seen on the second floor of the McDonald’s Fuente Branch. The screen is owned by a certain ABN company. And the company is now accepting inquiries from interested products and organizations.

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Islam in Cebu City

A muslim friend from Davao who came to Cebu just recently, asked me where he could find a mosque here in the city. I only knew of one so I told him where it was. It’s the one located in Mambaling near the road which leads straight to Labangon. The mosque sits right next to the […]

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Carcar City: Cebu’s Shoe Capital

Carcar is a municipality-recently-turned-city-then-turned-back-to-municipality-and-again-back-to-city city about 60 kilometers from Cebu. During the Spanish era, Carcar was a very important trading district. This explains why its streets are filled with Spanish architecture. Aside from its amazing ancestral houses, Carcar is also known for various local favorites like the bucarillo ampao and chicharon. More importantly, Carcar is known as […]

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A Cold Afternoon in Cantipla

The highland barangay of Tabunan is some 15 to 20 Kms from Cebu City. It can be reached through the Transcentral Highway which leads motorists straight to the Municipality of Balamban. This little highland barangay is known for fresh produce like sweetcorn, fruits, vegetables, and even flowers. One specific sitio – Sitio Cantipla – is popular […]

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Tuburan Bound

On our way to Asturias to visit someone, we dropped by the quiet municipality of Tuburan. Tuburan is known for its peace-loving locals and laid-back lifestyle. To get to Tuburan, you have four options. First, you can take the Toledo route. Second, you can go up the Transcentral Highway and turn right when you reach Balamban. Third, […]

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The Guinsay, Danao Experience

Danao is one of the oldest cities in the country. It is a growing industry hub in northern Cebu and  it is the home of the famous Durano family. One of the most well-known barangays in Danao City is Guinsay. It is where the famous Durano Foundation church is located. Check out the photos to see why this place […]

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Breakfast in Liloan

The Municipality of Liloan, home of the the famous Liloan Lighthouse (Bagacay Point) – which remains standing til this very day – is only around 40-minutes from the city of Cebu. Liloan is popular for its great-tasting Lechon Baboy and Manok and favorites like Lechon and Masi. Families and truckoads that travel North to enjoy the beach usually drop by […]

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