Badian Cebu: The Hidden Lambug Beach

Lambug Beach in Badian Cebu

There are several beautiful white sand beaches in the Philippines and one of them is the hidden Lambug Beach in Badian Cebu. This lovely beach lies in the southern part of Cebu, which is about three hours by bus from Cebu City’s South Bus Terminal. Beautiful beach resorts in Cebu are usually expensive and mostly […]

The 17th Century Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House in Cebu City

Yap-San Diego Ancestral House

The 17th century Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House in Cebu City is just across the street from the Heritage of Cebu Monument and a few meters away from Colon Street, the oldest street in the Philippines. Chinese merchants built this historic residential home in 1675. Locals believe it to be one of the oldest existing residential structures […]

Holy Week in Cebu

The Image of Christ's Crucifixion

Holy Week is one of the most awaited legal holidays not only in Cebu but also in other parts of the Philippines. Government agencies and private offices close on Maundy Thursday until Black Saturday, This is the time when Catholic devotees in different parts of the country reenact the events of the crucifixion and the […]

The Taoist Temple in Cebu

Cebu Taoist Temple

The Taoist Temple in Cebu is one of the most popular places to visit in Cebu City. It sits atop Beverly Hills Subdivision in Lahug, Cebu’s millionaire’s quarter. The Chinese community of Cebu built this temple in 1972, on top of a small hill overlooking the city. The temple is the center of Taoism in […]

Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod: The Church of 100 Walls

Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod

Known as the most modern church in Cebu, the Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod stands proud inside the SM Seaside City complex. The entire area is so spacious, peaceful, and breathtaking. From afar, the building looks like an interesting puzzle. Up close, the sight of 100 concrete walls will amaze you. This air-conditioned chapel holds […]

Colon Street: The Oldest Street in the Philippines

Colon Street

Colon Street in Cebu City was built by the Spaniards in 1565. It is the oldest street in the Philippines. For years, this historical landmark served as the commercial and financial center in Cebu. You can find a charming mixture of old and new buildings. Banks and department stores stand alongside historical landmarks and centuries-old […]

Best Hotels in Cebu City

Cebu City is one of the most popular cities to visit in the Philippines. According to the Regional Tourism Office, an estimate of 840,000 tourists visited Cebu from January to April 2013. Cebu has recently been named as the No. 1 place to live in Asia by the online real estate giant Lamudi for being […]

Popular Attractions in Cebu City

Heritage of Cebu Monument

Cebu City has so much to offer for tourists in terms of Filipino-Spanish heritage sites, famous churches, museums and popular festivals. A few of the gated communities located on the mountainsides also offer great views of the city. Here are some of the popular attractions in Cebu City that you should not miss. Basilica Del Sto. Niño […]

Favorite Street Foods of Cebu City

Barbecue in Cebu City

What’s great about Filipino culture is the abundance of street food. In Cebu City, most street vendors can be spotted near the churches, schools, recreational parks, and jeepney and bus terminals. It’s the way of life of most people, an easy business and a source of income. A majority of Filipinos prefers street food because […]

Fort San Pedro in Cebu City

Inside Fort San Pedro

Inside Fort San Pedro I always enjoy going to Fort San Pedro in Cebu because I like its castle-like structure, well-kept flower beds, cannons, green grass, birds and a view of the pier from atop. Fort San Pedro is also known as the smallest and oldest bastion fort in the Philippines. At the front entrance, […]