Oriental Spice Gourmet A Must Try Restaurant in Mactan, Cebu

Mee Goreng

Craving  for some honest to goodness delectable Southeast Asian dishes like Phad Thai, Hainese Chicken Rice, Laksa, Tom Yam Chicken and those other savory and nakakatakam spice-laden dishes of our neighboring countries? You are in luck! We are in luck to be precise hehehe. Our latest food trip brought us to Chef Cyril and Mary Ann’s […]

Beach Outing: A Slice of White Sand Paradise in Mactan

Coral Reef Beach Resort Mactan

Sunburnt. Two days ago I was on a beach outing with my extended family – our clan on mother’s side to celebrate the 55th wedding anniversary of our clan’s matriarch and patriarch. I must have spent several hours under the scorching heat of the sun, lol and so I ended up sunburnt.  No, I did […]

Muelle Osmena Wharf: Commuting Tips from Mactan to Cebu via Ferry

Muelle Osmena Wharf

Aside from taxis, multicabs and jeepneys there is an alternative way to go to Cebu City from the Cebu – Mactan Airport through public commute. I am talking about a ferry ride that you can take from the Muelle Osmena Wharf. These ferries from Opon  docks at Pier 3 in Cebu City. From Pier Tres […]

Attractions, Places to Visit and See Near Mactan Airport

Looking for places or tourist spots to go to that is near Mactan airport? This post is for you. I get lots of questions of those short stay visitors in Cebu for places they can check out that is near the Cebu International and Domestic Airport. You are probably on a connecting flight and only […]

Beach Resort Near Cebu City: Blue Reef Hotel in Mactan Island

Bluereef Resort Shoreline in Mactan

Last Saturday when we checked out affordable beach resorts near Cebu City, which are of course those found in Mactan Island, we were a bit bewildered why there were only a few beach goers in the first three cheap Mactan resorts we’ve been to when it was in fact, a weekend. We surmised that it […]

Affordable Beach Resort Near Cebu City: Rendezvous Beach Resort Mactan

Rendezvouz beach Resort Shoreline in Mactan

Another option for an affordable beach getaway especially this summer in Mactan is Rendezvous Beach  Resort. It is an old favorite; I remembered going there eons ago so I was pleasantly surprise with what greeted us when we reached this beach resort in Mactan Island. Rendezvous underwent major renovation 2 years ago and until now […]

Mactan Cebu Cheap Beach Resort: Palm Beach in Marigondon

Entrance to Palm Beach Resort in Mactan

This is part of the Penfires Cebu Beach Series – Cheap Mactan Beach Resorts – Details and Review, Post Number 6. The last budget friendly resort on this area in Marigondon is Palm Beach Resort. If you reach here you will have already passed by the gates or road to Vano and Rendezvous beach resorts. […]

Cheap Mactan Beach Option #1: Vano Beach Resort in Marigondon

Vano Beach Resort in Mactan Island

Marigondon and Punta Engano in Lapu-Lapu City are home to many Mactan beach resorts, not only cheap and affordable ones but also those of 5 star resort quality like Plantation Bay Resort and Spa and Shangrila Mactan. Every summer a lot of people troop to these beaches for a quick and refreshing dip in the […]