Visayas

Attic Capsule Hotel: Budget Accommodation in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu

Posted on August 6, 2022

Home to the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island, Cebu is the world-class gateway to the Visayas region and the rest of the Philippines. Aside from its iconic heritage sites like the Lapu-Lapu Monument and Magellan’s Shrine, the urbanized island has white-sand beaches, some of the country’s best beach resorts, and accessible scuba diving sites along Hilutungan Channel. Being a popular tourist destination, accommodations on the island can be pricey. Attic Capsule Hotel, however, is a brand-new optionRead More

E & Z Diving Center: Fun Scuba Diving in Mactan Island, Cebu

Posted on August 4, 2022

Thanks to its world-class international airport, Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island, Cebu is the most accessible scuba diving destination in the Philippines. With scuba diving having started here in 1970s, it’s also one of the first dive destinations in the country. The highly urbanized island is ideal for quick getaways, and is an excellent place to review or upgrade your diving skills upon arriving in the Philippines before heading out to other dive destinations in the country. The dive sitesRead More

Primeway Suites Cebu: Stylish Boutique Rooms near Fuente Osmeña

Posted on August 1, 2022

Fuente Osmeña Circle is not only one of the iconic landmarks of Cebu City but also a practical and strategic area to stay in. Located in the midtown area, the historic roundabout is the crossroads between the downtown district, where the city’s most well-known heritage attractions are located (like Fort San Pedro and Magellan’s Cross) and uptown commercial districts (like Cebu Business Park and IT Park). In addition, the street dancing parade of the Sinulog Festival – one of theRead More

6 Awesome Things to Do in Cordova, Cebu

Posted on June 7, 2022

Looking for exciting things to do in Cordova for your CCLEX road trip? The newly opened Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway – the longest and tallest bridge in the Philippines – has dramatically cut down travel time between Cebu City and Mactan island. It now takes only 10 minutes to drive from South Road Properties (SRP) to Cordova town via the 8.9-km long cable-stayed bridge and causeway that meanders across the Mactan Channel. Here are six awesome things to do in CordovaRead More

5 New Places to Eat and Drink in Cordova, Cebu

Posted on June 2, 2022

The recent opening of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) – the longest and tallest bridge in the Philippines – has brought an influx of excited locals and tourists to Cordova, the otherwise laidback municipality on the southern end of Mactan Island. The 8.9-km cable-stayed bridge and causeway is the third bridge connecting Mactan, where the international airport is located, to mainland Cebu. It is the first of the three bridges linking the island directly to Cebu City, significantly cutting downRead More

Caduawan Hills: Little Batanes of Tabogon, Cebu?

Posted on May 30, 2022

After visiting Gibitngil Island and spending the night at Two Crazy Monkeys, my friends and I stopped by a few tourist attractions en route back to Cebu City. One of the spots on our list was Caduawan Hills in Tabogon, dubbed the “Little Batanes of Cebu”. From Medellin, we boarded a southbound bus and, by mid-afternoon, alighted across Caduawan Elementary School, where we hired a tricycle to take us to the hills. From the highway, we entered a small roadRead More