I have been fascinated with Cebu’s architecture, landscapes, beaches and food. Luckily, I was required to do an ocular inspection of my client’s venue. I took this opportunity to fully explore the Queen City of the South. Continue reading “QUEEN CITY OF THE SOUTH | Cebu City”
Visiting the Magellan’s Cross is always included on a tourist’s list of go-to places in Cebu. This iconic tourist spot was planted on 1521 by the Portuguese and Spanish explorers as ordered by Ferdinand Magellan upon his arrival in Cebu. It is now housed in a chapel next to Basilica Minore del Santo Niño in Magallanes Street, Cebu City.
Just across the Magellan’s cross, all the way to the bay area is the Fuerza de San Pedro or commonly called as Fort San Pedro. Located in Plaza Independencia, in the pier area of the city.
This Souk is not as pleasant and as inviting as Madinat Souk. Similar to Divisoria in Manila, Bur Dubai Souk has faux leather bags, street food, antique shops where you can buy old bank notes and coins from other countries, colorful weaved fabrics, shoes, and most especially, encounter pushy vendors that will invite you to come with them in their “hidden” boutique. Continue reading “BUR DUBAI SOUK | Dubai, U.A.E.”
From Dubai, going to Abu Dhabi takes just 2 hours, depending on the traffic. The terminal is located in Mall of the Emirates, just look for Big Bus. The buses leave exactly 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM. It will drop you off at Abu Dhabi Big Bus Terminal, from there you can just grab a cab to take you to Yas Island, the home of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest indoor themed park.
Upon touch down, I was greeted by my Ninong in the Arrival Hall of Dubai Airport. which I haven’t met until this day came. I went to City Center, Deira which immediately became my comfort zone away from home. First thing I noticed in Dubai was it was really hot. Extremely hot. Second thing that captured my attention was Filipinos! Everywhere! Staffs, Airport Ground Personnel, Bellboys, Service Crew from restaurants, they were everywhere! And it hit me, OFWs (Overseas Filipino Workers).
May smell like hell, but tastes incredibly good. Continue reading “DURIAN | King of Fruits”
I was privileged to be sent to Cagayan de Oro City by our company last January 2015. It was my first time to ever been in the place and the minute the plane landed in Laguindingan Airport, my spirit just flew away.