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 […]
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 […]
Summer is near! And summer brings to mind beaches, white sand and calm waves perfect for swimming! Few hours ago, Cebu Travel Bloggers and road trippers Doi (The Travelling Feet), Titus (Field Trip Boy) and Penfires 🙂 finally started on our plan of visiting Mactan beach resorts so we can put up blog posts with […]
There is little information available online about budget travel tips on where to go in Cebu for cheap and more affordable Mactan beaches and resort options. Sure Shangrila Mactan, Hilton Resort Mactan, Plantation Bay, Maribago Bluewaters Beach Club, Portofino, Cebu Tambuli Beach Club, Cebu White Sands, Imperial Palace Mactan etc are almost always mentioned in […]
One 0f the most visited historical attraction in the province of Cebu is the Lapu-Lapu Monument and Magellan’s Shrine located in Punta Engano, Mactan Island. Travel time to reach this landmark is approximately 15 minutes from the Mactan International Airport, so it’s a good first stop for your visit if you are not too tired […]
If there is anything that defines Mactan Island, Cebu in the eyes of tourists besides world class beaches and Lapu-Lapu Monument, its none other than guitars my friend! And the good news is tourist like you can go direct to the source and visit guitar factories and see how guitars are made by the island’s master guitar makers.
The widely popular Cebu made Classical Guitars
Cebu’s handcrafted guitars are usually made in guitar factories in Abuno, an outskirt barrio in Mactan Island. And the best factory to go to when you are on a hunt for great quality handcrafted
The first leg of our Cebu Island Adventure was a visit to Sta Rosa Island and Olango Island Wildlife Bird Sanctuary. Unfortunately it’s not yet migration season hence we didn’t see any migratory birds which Titus was looking forward to. Locals told us that October is the best time for bird watching as birds from as far as Siberia, Japan and China flock to the island to escape the hard winters of these countries. The birds uses Olango as a major pitstop on their journey to Australia and New Zealand, and as they go back to their nesting grounds.
Government protected Bird Sanctuary