10000 Roses Cafe

The island of Cebu has countless attractions, natural or even man-made, enough to entice everyone. But a new attraction is always a welcome development such as the 10,000 Roses Café in the Municipality of Cordova. Approximately 13 kilometers away from downtown Cebu City, the 10,000 Roses Café is one of Cebu’s newest craze. The café features thousands of LED-powered white roses on its garden, the first in the Philippines. It opened in February 2017 and with its unique theme, it instantly became a hit. The Korean-owned…Continue Reading “The 10,000 Roses Café of Cordova, Cebu’s Newest Craze”

Casino Peak

It is not Bohol’s Chocolate Hills nor Albay’s Quitinday Hills! It may not be taken from Osmeña Peak but the roof of Cebu still. It’s Casino Peak! The ragged peaks of Mantalongon Range is undeniably among the most picturesque mountain peaks not only in Cebu but in the entire Philippines. The mountain range borders the towns of Badian and Dalaguete and covers various sitios and barangays of the two towns. It features countless conic peaks reminiscent of Bohol’s Chocolate Hills and Albay’s Quitinday Hills. For…Continue Reading “Casino Peak: The Roof of Cebu in Different View”

I know great stuff when I see one, much more when I personally experienced it… used it… tested it! Such is Pacsafe, a brand made by travelers… for fellow travelers! Offering a wide array of products specializing in built-in innovative anti-theft technology, Pacsafe was established in 1998 by two Australian globetrotters who have covered more than 80 countries in six continents. Through the course of their travels and personal experiences, they saw the need for no-nonsense travel security which paved the way for the conceptualization…Continue Reading “Pacsafe Ultimatesafe Z28, My Newest Ultimate Travel Buddy”

It is beyond magical, the grandest in South Cebu, the exaggeration of all waterfalls! It is unbelievable! And that was how I described Tumalog Falls when I visited the place on two different occasions few years back. No sugar coating! Imagine a tall wall, more than a hundred meters high, with drizzling cold water cascading on a rough mossy wall dotted with mushroom-like formations into a shallow perfectly turquoise pool. It really is beyond magical! Well, it used to be. Until humans intervened to his favor…Continue Reading “Oslob: The Lost Grandeur of Tumalog Falls”

The original plan was to fly to Negros Occidental and dive in the waters of Sipalay, an offbeat scuba diving spot south of Bacolod City. What’s in their depths? I really do not have idea, but I heard they have colorful reefs and promising sites. Scuba diving is pretty new there so I assume that their sites are unspoiled and unexploited. But Sipalay, although an urban city, is generally offbeat. It is at least three hours of land travel from both Bacolod and Dumaguete City…Continue Reading “A Weekend of Adventures in South Cebu and Dumaguete”

Badian

Kawasan Falls Barangay Matutinao, Badian, Cebu When I first saw Kawasan Falls in pictures, I thought it was too good to be true. Its perfectly turquoise water is quite unbelievable. Must be the power of Photoshop, so I thought. But when I finally got to see it in 2010, I was so astonished that it was in fact real! Situated in Barangay Matutinao in Badian, Cebu, Kawasan Falls is a multi-layered waterfalls famous for its turquoise-colored deep natural pools. The cold and clear water flows through layers of…Continue Reading “Snapshot: Reacquainted with Kawasan Falls”