Oriental Spice Gourmet: The Taste of Southeast Asia

You know I don’t usually post about food in this blog but let me just tell you this quick story because I feel that all Cebuanos need to know about this culinary gem. See, two weeks ago, my boss took me and a visiting Vietnamese friend to a special restaurant in Lapu-Lapu City. The restaurant […]

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Punta Engaño in Mactan is Breathtaking

On the northern tip of of Mactan Island lies Punta Engaño – a small undisturbed fishing community far from the hustle and bustle of tourist destinations like Maribago and Marigondon. Unlike these places which boast of pearly white beaches, Punta is rocky, rugged and unpolished. The coast is mostly made up of steep rock formations and bushy beaches. […]

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Exploring Mactan Island in 3 Hours

The island of Mactan is a fairly small island. So, it is safe to say that it is definitely possible to get from one end to the other in just a matter of hours. And that’s exactly what we did! Well, strictly speaking, it’s not the ENTIRE island. But most of the important spots were […]

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Visiting the Birhen sa Regla’s Home in Mactan

One of the most famous churches in Cebu is the church of the Our Lady of the Rule (Birhen Sa Regla.) The church, which sits at the heart of the city, is surrounded by a school, a wet market, a port, shopping strips, parks and other important structures. The church is often visited for the miraculous image […]

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In Photos: Lapu-Lapu City’s Muelle Osmeña

I remember getting on a ferry to get to the Our Lady of the Rule Birhen Sa Regla Parish in Lapu-lapu City as a child. However, until today, I never really remembered where these ferries pick passengers up and where they dock. Good thing my good friend Gian, a native of Lapu-lapu City, agreed to […]

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