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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Bound for the Town of Tuburan

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 this lovely town, you have four options. First, you can take the Toledo route. Second, you can go up the Transcentral Highway and turn right when […]

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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 city’s most well-known barangays is Guinsay. Guinsay, Danao is where the famous Durano Foundation Compound is located. Check out the photos to see […]

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Cebuano Breakfast in Liloan

The Municipality of Liloan, home of the famous Liloan Lighthouse (Bagacay Point) – which remains standing till this very day – is only around 40-minutes from the city of Cebu. Liloan is popular for its amazing Cebuano breakfast (or any meal for that matter) selections. Liloan offers great-tasting Inasal Manok and favorites like Lechon and […]

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