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10000 Roses Cafe: Cordova’s Ten Thousand Blooms

Last February 5, a new tourist destination opened in Cebu. Although it is not your typical tourist spot (as it is a coffee shop,) news of its very interesting ‘feature’ quickly spread on social media. And in less than a week, this new cafe broke the local Internet, became everyone’s obsession, and made headlines. Quite interesting, […]

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Cordova: One Year and Three Months Later

Over the weekend, I drove all the way to Cordova to revisit a lovely little barangay called Bang-Bang. If you can remember, Bang-Bang was one of the worst-hit areas when a huge oil-spill plagued the Cebu Strait and the Mactan Channel a year ago. The spill was caused by the collision of passenger ship MV […]

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Good Food an Island Away

One of the hottest culinary destinations in Cebu today is the chain of native restaurants called Lantaw Native Restaurant. Lantaw is a Cebuano word which can mean a few things. The most common definition however, is ‘to look from a great distance.’ So, what’s so special about Lantaw? Well, aside from offering a wide variety […]

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Cordova

If you want to de-stress without having to shell out a fortune, go to Cordova. Only twenty minutes from Lapu-Lapu City, Cordova offers peace, quiet, and lotsa fresh air. And don’t forget the amazing food and the jaw-dropping view of Metro Cebu! Work has been crazy lately, so last Sunday, exactly one week after my […]

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A Tragedy

Last August 16, passenger ship MV Saint Thomas Aquinas of 2Go and Sulpicio Express Siete of Sulpicio Lines collided off the coast of Talisay City.  While the cargo ship only sustained a severe damage, the passenger ship sank a few minutes after the collision. Immediately after the collision and sinking, at least three hundred people […]

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Cordova Sunset

Last week, my friends and I decided to go to Baranggay Day-as in Cordova to take a couple of photos of the ever-changing skyline of Cebu. I suggested that we take the ferry from Pier 3 to the Ouano Wharf instead of crossing the bridge to Mactan Island. I told them that it would be my first […]

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Cordova (Second Time Around)

I was driving around Mandaue last Monday afternoon when I thought about going to Mactan Island. After a full hour of driving and finding nothing (free) to shoot, I decided to drive all the way to Cordova to see how things are in Buagsong. I’ve been to Buagsong about a year ago, if you remember. I tried their […]

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Cordova IS Bakasi!

Cordova, in Mactan, is the Bakasi Capital of Cebu. I’m not sure what a Bakasi is but it’s like a small eel.  Well, maybe it is. Hehe. Anyways, people from as far as Talisay City flock towards Cordova to enjoy different Bakasi dishes. —————— Some Bakasis are dried on the beach.

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