The Original Balamban Liempo: Johnna’s Liempo in Balamban Market!

Ask any of the locals for the original liempo in Balamban and they’ll direct you to Johnna’s Liempo Haus. Balamban, located in the western part of Cebu, is known for its distinctive method of grilling Liempo using traditional herbs and spices, similar to how you would prepare Lechon Cebu. Bebot Mapa, the creator of the … Continue reading The Original Balamban Liempo: Johnna’s Liempo in Balamban Market!

RICO’s LECHON: “Da Best Gyud” Most Awesome Lechon in Cebu!

Eating Lechon is central to your Cebu experience! Dubbed as the “Lechon Capital” of the Philippines, Cebu prides itself in having perfected the art of roasting pigs, and in the tastiness and crispiness its lechon is known for. We asked locals where we could find the best lechon and they all pointed us to Rico’s Lechon, pioneer of the famous Spicy Lechon. … Continue reading RICO’s LECHON: “Da Best Gyud” Most Awesome Lechon in Cebu!

Sumilon, Oslob: Do-It-Yourself Travel Guide (Part 2)

Read First: Sumilon, Oslob: Do-It-Yourself Travel Guide (Read this First!) 4. Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort It is recommended to visit Bluewater Sumilon Island either on a day trip or overnight to fully experience what southeast of Cebu has to offer.  Bluewater Sumilon Daytrip package (P1,500-weekday, P2,000-weekend per head) includes lunch, boat transfers, use of swimming … Continue reading Sumilon, Oslob: Do-It-Yourself Travel Guide (Part 2)

Sumilon, Oslob: Do-It-Yourself Travel Guide (Read this First!)

I would like to share with you my travel notes on our trips to Sumilon Island in Oslob, Cebu. Read this first specially for those travelers who are organizing their own itinerary. This guide includes tips, recommendations, cost information, and schedules that you would need to create your own awesome experience. Related Blog Posts: Images … Continue reading Sumilon, Oslob: Do-It-Yourself Travel Guide (Read this First!)

The Legend of SUMILON Island

When I was in Moalboal, I heard stories about an island off the South Eastern Coast of Cebu. I was told it is a romantic, back-to-nature island escape, and that it has a lush forest, white sand beaches and good food. It is called SUMILON Island.  (It takes its name from being a storm shelter … Continue reading The Legend of SUMILON Island

The Raw Beauty of Tumalog Falls in Oslob, Cebu

Another must-see and recently discovered place in Oslob is the raw beauty of Tumalog Falls. The falls have mini-umbrellas that cascade fine strands of cold, fresh water in a rain-like fashion. Unlike in Kawasan Falls near Moal Boal, where it was overdeveloped with ugly cement structures and huts that destroyed its natural beauty, Tumalog Falls … Continue reading The Raw Beauty of Tumalog Falls in Oslob, Cebu

Butanding Watching, Is it Really More FUN in Oslob?

Read this First: Daily Mail UK | Jaws my friend! The touching relationship between a fisherman and a very sociable whale SHARK  | Shortlink of Article: http://oap.ph/OslobButandings I can’t believe we actually had a super close encounter with whale sharks (locally known as butanding) in Oslob in the South Eastern Coast of Cebu (3 hours away from the … Continue reading Butanding Watching, Is it Really More FUN in Oslob?

The BEST of Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort

During our Sinulog Experience in Cebu, we stayed at the Bluewater Resort in Maribago.  We enjoyed the food, the Benji-designed rooms, and the island beach resort feel away from the city. Here are our favorites… Related Blog Posts: Sinulog Fluvial Breakfast! The BEST of Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort Butanding Watching, Is it Really More FUN … Continue reading The BEST of Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort

Sinulog Fluvial Breakfast!

Shortlink: http://oap.ph/SinulogFluvialBreakfast Sinulog in Cebu is the biggest festival in the Philippines, celebrating the feast of the Child Jesus, Santo Niño de Cebú, with a dance ritual to the beat of the drums. Held every third Sunday of January, it is the largest and most attended fiesta in the country with an all-day-long parade and party. You can … Continue reading Sinulog Fluvial Breakfast!