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The Humble Silhig Lanot from Cebu Made it on TV – Make this your next pasalubong!

The Voice Kids Silhig Lanot from Cebu

It’s a common sight at the Cebu – Mactan airport to see passengers carrying boxes of Shamrock Otap, CNT, Ayer’s, Zubuchon Lechon, dried mangoes and danggit. And why not? These are the popular pasalubong from Cebu.  I do too, but aside from these usual items, I also bring with me silhig lanot. I really do, […]

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The Angeles City Total Tourists Experience – Visit and Discover!

Angeles City Sisig Pork Dish

How many ways can you enjoy a city? There are a lot of ways! For many, discovering a city starts by exploring its heritage sites and tourist spots, to filling your stomach with a culinary experience you won’t soon forget. Others jumps on the adventure trail for a surefire heart-pumping grand time. Others still, take […]

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Laptop’s Busted – Work Tool Emergency


Groot, my Lenovo Z400 Laptop, will be out of commission for 1 to 2 months. This is the estimate of Gigahertz’ technician at Lenovo’s accredited service center in Calamba, Laguna. That’s also the time estimate for the needed parts to arrive so they can fix mine  :/ Upon hearing my explanation of what happened, he […]

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Short and Sweet Cebu Visit Plus Cebuano Favorite Eats

Cheap Seafood in Bantayan Island

Spending 12 days in Cebu may be a tad too long for regular tourists to this island province. But am not a tourist, am a Cebuana, and may I add a proud, beautiful one. Hahaha hirit pa dyud. =) This was our first visit this year, my husband and I. 12 days is short but […]

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Freedom to Surf in Baler | Yes!  Non-Swimmers can surf too!

Baler Surfing First Timer

You may not know how to swim, but you can surf. I’ve found this out first hand when the road led us to Baler, Aurora Province this summer. Not only I, also my sister. Kenneth and I grew up in Mactan, our house was a mere 500 meters from the nearest shoreline, but we never […]

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Art in Island 3D Museum in Cubao – Entrance Fee, Promos, Discounts and other Details

Art in Island 3D Museum in Cubao

My first experience of 3D art was in Malaysia in i-City Shah Alam’s Trick Art Museum, I’ve got a handful of awesome pics from that fun experience, so I know it’ll be a treat to visit another 3D art museum. And this time it’s going to be in Manila. Can’t wait to check out the Art […]

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PAHIYAS FESTIVAL ng Lucban, Quezon – A Thanksgiving Feast

Pahiyas Kiping Display

Every 15th of May, Lucban San Isidro Festival is celebrated in Lucban, Quezon. This festival, which dates as far back as 1500, is popularly known today as Pahiyas. History says that the Feast of San Isidro Labrador was first observed by the native Tagalogs in order to avoid bad luck, drought and famine. When Lucban’s church,  San Luis Obispo […]

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Garden Blooms and Flowers by the Roads

Penfires Garden First Bloom

I’ve been enamored lately with gardening. Passing fancy? Or my farmer’s family gene finally sprouting? My family on my dad’s side are farmers, when Kenneth and I were kids, we’d spent our summer school break in Mindanao to accompany our dad who goes there para mag copra. ‘Mindanao’ for us is Zambulawan, Aurora, Zamboanga del […]

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Give Me Money Moon ~ A Wish for Blessings

Give Me Money Moon Penfires

A famous line in Cebu ‘Moon… Give Me Money Moon’ whenever the moon shines bright and big. Over the weekend, I asked my husband, my Tagalog friends, and a friend from Leyte, and nope, they are not familiar with it. And I’m so surprise “Really? You haven’t heard of it? You’ve never said it at all?!” Myyyyy. I […]

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