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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La Vie in the Sky: A Chill (and Quick) Getaway

La Vie Parisienne is a popular modern French restaurant and winery in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City. Known for its gaudy and interesting interiors and visually-stunning lighted trees, the restaurant is considered one of the most popular hang-outs in the city. Recently, La Vie opened another property in the highlands of Cebu. Aptly called La Vie […]

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Temple of Leah: Temple of Love

The Taj Mahal in India is considered one of the most amazing structures in the world. It was built because of a man’s undying love for a woman. In Cebu, a similar structure is currently being completed in the highland barangay of Busay. Much like the Taj Mahal, this structure was built as a symbol […]

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Is this the First Zipline in Cebu City?

We visited the Doce Pares Ziplining facility in Barangay Busay last Sunday. The place is (according to the tarp at the gate) the First Zip Line Ride in Cebu. If you can remember, I already featured a zipline facility in this blog a few months ago (the one in Hidden Paradise Mountain Resort in San […]

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Kings Of The Hill

  Cebu is blessed with very nice beaches, flatlands big enough to accommodate 5 or 6 booming cities, and pristine hills and mountains which give us a commanding view of the metropolis. One of the most popular highland districts in the city is the Nivel Hills. Nivel Hills is a system of almost-connecting hills in the […]

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Cebu’s Very Own Nayong Pilipino

Mountain View Nature Park Series I: Mini Nayong Pilipino I was so excited to take photos using my camera so I raced towards Mountain View Nature Park as soon as I got out of the office. When I started shooting, however, I learned that the battery’s running really low and the camera would surely automatically […]

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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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