What to do in Moalboal

I have always fantasized about participating in activities like diving, beach strolling, canyoneering, and much more. So this time, while planning out the destination for our upcoming vacation, I hooked upon Moalboal and guess what – it was exactly like my dream destination. The quaint beach destination teems with serene beaches, corals, sparkling waters and …

Photographing Sumilon Island

Here are loads photos I took from midday to dusk during our trip to Sumilon Island in Oslob, Cebu: Granite rock formations along the coastal path of Tanauan, Oslob Another snap before we island hop~ Boatman pulling the anchor rope…  Island-hoppers alighting from pump boats humble bamboo poles to rest on~ seascape from the overlook seabed visible …

Let’s Skydive in Cebu!

Great news dauntless (and beginner skydivers)! Safe, world class skydiving is now physically possible in Bantayan Island! Skydive Greater Cebu brings to us the opportunity to race through the sky and experience the astounding sensation of free fall—with USPA Tandem Instructor, Safety & Training Advisor (S&TA), Brad Vancina—in Bantayan Island, Cebu, Philippines. Photo by Llywelyn Nys What to expect …

Escape to the Queen City of the South: FORT SAN PEDRO

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Built in 1565, Fort San Pedro in Cebu City is the smallest and oldest military defense structure in the Philippines. It served different purposes for the island at various points in history. Spaniards and indigenous Cebuano laborers built the place as a sleeping quarter for Spanish authorities and a house …

Escape to the Queen City of the South: Taoist Temple

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Another must see in Cebu is the Taoist Temple. It is situated on top of a hill in the wealthy residential suburb of Beverly Hills. For me it’s not that historic nor significant because I’m not a Taoist but it’s worth visiting because of the ostentatiously ornamented structural design and the excellent …

Escape to the Queen City of the South: CnT Lechon

Follow my blog with Bloglovin When Anthony Bourdain said that Cebu’s Lechon was the “best pig ever”, I thought, everybody should try it. Yes, including me and you. I tasted Lechon before but not the ones from Cebu. And since I was there, I certainly needed to savor that flavorsome roasted pig that gave Chef …

Escape to the Queen City of the South: Casa Gorordo

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This is Casa Gorordo, a two-storey house built during the Spanish colonial period by Alejandro Reynes y Rosales. I am not sure who he was, all I know is that he sold this house to a Spanish merchant Juan Isidro De Gorordo, who was also said to be the first …

Escape to the Queen City Of the South: Dining at Larsian

Follow my blog with Bloglovin After a whole day of city tour, we had our last stop at the famous Larsian. This well-known night barbeque spot serves one of the best grills in town 24/7 and perks up at around 6 in the evening until the early morning hours. As expected, arriving there 7 pm …