Inambakan Falls, Ginatilan, Cebu

Easy peasy! In South Bus Terminal, ride a bus bound for Bato via Barili. It will cost Php180 one way. The travel will be for 3 hours. The best time to ride the bus is in the morning at 5:00 am (but there is also a bus at 2am). From Ginatilan, it’s easy to get…

Siquijor Island – to the Island of fire and sorcery

Siquijor Island was named by the Spaniards as the “Island of fire” because of the eerie glow that surrounds it at night. According to popular belief, certain groups living in the island still practice sorcery. You’ll see voodoo dolls, love potions, dream catchers etc being sold around the market. The beaches on this island and marine…

Bantayan Island, Cebu – to the Northern tip of Cebu

Another beautiful paradise on the upper tip of Cebu. This place has white sand beaches everywhere and rich marine life. I’ve been researching where to go on weekends since I’ll be living here in Cebu for a while. Bantayan Island was all over my news feed so I guess it’s a sign. We found a…

Oslob, Cebu – To swim with the amazing Butandings

One of the places to check out here in Cebu is Oslob. You can swim with the Whalesharks here aka Butandings. From South Bus Terminal (Cebu city) – Ride a bus to Oslob (Php150, 3 hrs). Just tell the driver to drop you off at Brgy. Tanawan for whaleshark viewing. Don’t forget to bring light…

Bohol, Philippines – To taste the Chocolate hills

Spent our Day 3 in Bohol just for us to check the Chocolate Hills (of course), Tarsiers at the Tarsier Sanctuary (of course) and the Blood Compact monument (of course!). The Blood Compact or Sanduguan is an ancient event where the Filipinos & Spanish cut their wrists and pour their blood into a cup filled with liquid,…

Cebu city, Philippines – To the Queen city of the South

Day 1 Arrived early in Cebu city (Thanks, Cebu Pac!). What’s the first thing to do in Cebu? Go. See. Lapu-Lapu! Image above shows a selfie with the first Filipino Hero at the Mactan Shrine. He has a monument here built exactly where the fight began & ended. We spent an hour and a half here…