10 Must-See Destinations In Camiguin Island

Camiguin Island is known as The Island of Seven Volcanoes. It is the second smallest province in the Philippines in both population and land area. Its capital is Mambajao, where we stayed for 2 fantastic days. The island of Camiguin is about an hour away from Balingoan Port in Cagayan de Oro. →Here’s how you can get to Camiguin Island from Cebu City and a recommended guest house for you and your company.

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There are a lot of must-see places in Camiguin as it is rich in both hot and cold springs, caves, craters, waterfalls and white sand beaches waiting to be explored. Since Camiguin is a volcanic island with four stratovolcanoes, it is expected that there are a couple of springs spread all over the island. Hot springs are located on the east side of Camiguin and in the west end of the island is where cold springs are. Forget your jeans, that baggy jacket, cotton shirts, and sneakers. When you’re in Camiguin, you can live with just your swimmers and flops. Whether you want to meet locals and learn their culture, meditate, do food trips, or simply laze around and relax by a picturesque beach, Camiguin Island has got you covered.

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Cebu – Cagayan De Oro – Camiguin – Cebu Travel and Lodging Guide

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Howdy folks! We, Pinoys, are adventurous by nature. It’s always summer all year ’round for us. Our Camiguin Island escape was a hell of an adventure. It was one of the most hassle-free trips I’ve had because our itinerary was properly set prior to the trip and everything was placed in proper order as far as our tour and accommodation. If you’re coming from Cebu and thinking of going to Camiguin , this post could well be your ticket to help you decide which route is best for you and where to stay.

Cebu – Cagayan De Oro – Balingoan Port

We decided to be more adventurous, so we took the Cebu – CDO-Camiguin route going to our destination. We had the early morning flight to CDO. The trip was not bad, although it was not good either. I though Cebu Pac’s ATR TurboProp plane was a bit warm throughout the flight. But more importantly, we arrived safe and sound at Laguindingan International Airport so I really can’t complain.

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Review: Wok’d Thai Take-Out in Banilad, Cebu

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Thai food has a reputation for excellence, the exotic flavors and fragrance make it one of the more popular international cuisines. Nothing beats the feeling of having Thai food in the streets of Thailand, whether it’s hot, sour, sweet or savory Thai food is always a good choice.

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Wok’d Thai Take-Out make the most of everything to give us a taste of Thailand and displays an ambiance that stimulates three quintessential “S”es of the human senses: sight, sound (hearing), and scent (smell). Wok’d is a fast-paced restaurant which takes you to the heart of buzzing Bankok in a casual dining setting.Read More »

Mangaon Ta sa KKD STK + BBQ, Cebu City

Cebu’s food industry has grown so much in the past years. A lot of Filipino-themed restaurants are opening in every corner, but there’s always one or two that stands out above the rest, right? Usually, these restaurants are the ones we frequent for get-togethers or special gatherings. Nothing beats eating good food together with the people we love. Good food is always associated with great moments with family and friends. What better way to do this than having our very own Filipino favorites served on our table together with the people we care about.

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I can only count a few Pinoy restaurants in Cebu City that I consider my ‘go-to’ foodie place for Filipino dishes. One of which is this Cebuano-owned resto named KKD STK + BBQ located at the corner of MJ Cuenco Ave, near Plaza Independencia. I had the opportunity to meet and have a sit down with one of the owners, Clem, who was very accommodating to us. He’s a home-grown Cebuano businessman who understands what every Pinoys want in their food. KKD (for short) became a hit to the Cebu folks because the place has friendly servers, VERY GOOD food, and unintimidating facade. I became an instant fan the first time I came here. They have very delicious food choices, with a very Filipino taste. But the best thing about KKD is the affordability of their menu. The price of their dishes is much lower compared to others. Who would expect such tasty dishes coupled with pretty plating would be this reasonable? Where can you find an entre within the city that only costs P80.00! You definitely double your money’s worth.Read More »

Chef Benoit’s Classic and Traditional French Patisseries, Lobby Lounge of the Waterfront Hotel Cebu

Taste a piece of heaven with Chef Benoit’s bestselling classic and traditional French Patisseries at the Lobby Lounge of Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Cebu. Chef Benoit shares his flair and skill in creating delicious and filling pastries that will define authentic French gourmet luxury to its very core.

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Let Cebu’s premier hotel and entertainment destination, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino, take you on a culinary adventure to France as they unravel Chef Benoit’s Classic and Traditional French Patisseries where the finest French pastries and European breads are served. Chef Benoit’s major influence was his mother. He learned baking at 16 years old and these collections are some of his personal favorites that his mother used to make for him. Every pastry was made with extra care and commitment that it resonates to the taste of every product.

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Cebu Marriott Hotel’s Garden Café Buffet Choices

A brilliant dining experience is a certified Marriott promise.

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Whenever you feel the need to create a closer family, friendly, or business ties with the people who matters; let the Garden Café of Cebu City Marriott Hotel delight you with the best assortment of food stations across different international cuisines. There are live cooking areas that include specifically assigned chefs and waiters creating magic to give you something special to enjoy coupled with genuine service and dedication to from the heart.Read More »

Why Every Foodie Will Love Skillet Japanese Cafe and Bistro

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I have always been a fan of Japanese food. I love the wonderful gastronomic adventure I get every time I visit a Japanese restaurant. Recently, I had the opportunity to try Skillet Japanese Cafe & Bistro located at Norkis Cyber Park in Mandaue. What I was about to experience was an epitome of a true “afternoon delight”. So let me tell you more about it.

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A Cebuano to-do list: Binondo Tour

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A side trip to Binondo is a must when you are visiting Metro Manila. Binondo, also known as Manila Chinatown, was established in 1594 by the Spaniards as a settlement and is considered as the oldest Chinatown in the world. This ghetto became a preferred destination for foodies and tourists because of various Chinese cuisines available around the area. Some of the oldest restaurants in Binondo are still owned and managed by the original family who founded it. I visited Binondo twice (December of 2014 and 2015) because I can’t get enough of its rich cultural heritage, especially the food. I can go back and do another food crawl in a heartbeat!

Walking is still the best way to explore Binondo. Today, modern structures meet the traditional where you see old quarters stand alongside contemporary skyscrapers. This is another reason why Binondo is a favorite subject for postcard-like photos and backdrop.

As a Cebuano visiting Binondo, I have prepared a “to-do” list to maximize my short visit in the world’s oldest Chinatown.Read More »

4 Reasons Why Danasan Eco Adventure Park Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

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Do you ever have moments when you start mindlessly checking social media posts during downtime and note down each place in your city which you have yet to visit and discover? One time, while I was slacking the day away, I went through the internet scouting for a place to explore. I came across Danasan Eco Adventure Park’s website and I became engrossed with everything they have to offer. I wanted something different for my visiting relatives (mom and brother), not just the usual sun, sand, and sea vibe. I wanted to be more in touch with nature with a bit of adventure, hence, Danasan Eco Park made it to the final cut.Read More »

Bunzie’s Cove: A Hidden Gem in the North of Cebu

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Cebu and its nearby provinces are blessed with a number of beautiful beaches and waterfalls. But aside from the numerous white and gray sand beaches and falls, did you know that there’s a quaint hidden cove just a few hours away from Cebu City? Yes. Bunzie’s Cove lay pleasantly endearing just 2 1/2 hours away from the city – a paradise you wouldn’t believe tucked silently along the highway of Tabogon, Cebu. The place aims to provide distraction-free space for their guests and allows them to rediscover that inner peace forgotten from the rush of life. Our trip to Bunzie’s Cove was pretty memorable. It’s one of those moments that gave me sepanx, like I’m so drawn to the place that I want to stay there a little bit longer.

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