The Sorry State of the Cebu City Zoo

Cebu City needs a NEW Zoo. Fast! A friend told me about his recent trip to the Cebu City Zoo. He said that the zoo is no longer a zoo, but a dumpsite with ten (or fewer) animals living in it. This description irked me. I was pretty sure he was exaggerating. So, I decided […]

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Taoist Temple: Cebu’s Favorite Destination

The Taoist Temple is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Cebu City. In fact, no Cebu Tour is ever complete without a quick visit to the temple. But I tell you, quick is not the correct word here. (Let’s see you still wear that smile when you reach the 100th step. Haha!) If you […]

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Cebu City Carnival is FUN!

The old SSS grounds near the University of Cebu (UPDATE: which is now also the location of the current SSS building) has become one big carnival. Literally. The Mary Rose Carnival (from Manila) is here in Cebu City for the Sinulog season. Check out the scenes from this year’s Cebu City Carnival!

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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 department store, restaurants, service centers, shops […]

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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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