Siesta Sa Carmen Town Plaza

   One of the nicest town plazas in the North is the one in Carmen. The park has benches, playgrounds, fountains and a relaxing view of the sea. The plaza, facing the Carmen Municipal Building, can be seen right beside the national highway. The plaza is perfect for high noon strolls and chats as huge trees […]

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Liloan’s Parola: Guiding Sailors Since 1904

Bagacay Point, also known as the Parola, is a lighthouse in Liloan which has become a prominent figure thanks to the development of a high-end estate called Amara. The Parola, has appeared in countless infomercials, promotional photoshoots, music videos and of course, personal blogs. So, here I am with MY very OWN personal experience of the Parola. I’m so […]

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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 situated 59 kilometers away 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,) the bus, or a mini bus. When you reach Moalboal proper, you can either go to Bas Dako (literally big sand: characterized […]

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Penshoppe’s Nino: An Enduring Tradition

Every year, one can never fail to notice Penshoppe’s offering to the Santo Nino de Cebu. Facing the Fuente Rotunda, Penshoppe’s yearly effort is designed to not only allow people to worship the Nino but also allow people to have their pics taken and say a short prayer for the Nino.

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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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Parish of the Alliance of Two Hearts

The Parish of the Alliance of Two Hearts Church is a church situated along Horseshoe Drive in Banawa, Cebu City. Its member sitios include the sitios in Englis and Banawa. The church is best known for its quiet location and for its relaxed, modern, and spacious design.

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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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