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Asia » Philippines » Cebu » Cebu City April 4th 2015

The return night bus from Banaue to Manila arrived earlier than expected at 3am. Tired, we caught a quick cab to get us back to Pink Manila Hostel. Arriving to people still partying at 4am was a little shock, but we quickly avoided the invitations to join and jumped into our dorm beds and fell straight asleep. A 16 bed dorm room that is, the largest we have ever slept in and we both slept like babies. The following day we decided to do nothing but relax as most things were closed (we found out that even McDonald’s was closed when we strolled the empty streets). We therefore spent most of our time in our hostel. P jumped in the pool a couple of times, Chris went to the local gym on the ground floor and ... read more
Getting comfy in the minivan
Our mix and match dinner from the food court
Cramped at the back of the bus

Asia » Philippines » Cebu » Cebu City November 25th 2014

I was wrapping up for my first SOLO travel. I had planned to visit Cebu city. It's 45 minutes away from my homeland, via plane. When I got there, my aunt picked me up at the airport, we drove for almost 30 minutes from Mactan to Cebu City, but you might experience 40 to 50 minutes on the street if there's a heavy traffic. If you'll ride a cab, you'd pay 200 pesos, that's approximately 4.45 USD. Upon arriving to my destination, my aunt left me because she has to go to work, I went to my friend's apartment to spend two nights with her. We dined at the Thai Restaurant around 7:30. We had like, casual conversations because she was my sister's best friend. Then, my sister arrived after two days, I slept at her ... read more

Asia » Philippines » Cebu » Cebu City March 19th 2014

Leaving the heart of Isaan in Udon Thani, it was an extended 10h traffic-jammed bus ride back to the capital, for a quick couple of nights in transit, before I left the Land of Smiles. Yes, it was finally time to say goodbye to my second home country for a fourth time, and say hello to my destination that is the Philippines. I'd already been there last year of course, in the northern region of Luzon, with some fond memories of the spectacular rice terraces of the Cordilleras, and swimming with the whale sharks. This time, I'll be exploring the central Visayas islands, with the country's second largest city of Cebu being my first port-of-call. And after an inconveniently timed red-eye flight, with a 3h layover in Manila, I'd finally arrived. LP said that Cebu is ... read more
Magellan's Cross
Fort San Pedro
Chu Un Temple

Asia » Philippines » Cebu » Cebu City November 3rd 2013

Mt. Kan-Irag (Sirao Peak) Cebu, Philippines November 2-3, 2013... read more
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Asia » Philippines » Cebu » Cebu City November 3rd 2013

Mt. Kan-Irag (Sirao Peak) Cebu, Philippines November 2-3, 2013... read more
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Asia » Philippines » Cebu » Cebu City October 23rd 2013

Pocherohan and seafood house... read more
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Asia » Philippines » Cebu » Cebu City September 3rd 2013

Asia » Philippines » Cebu » Cebu City June 27th 2013

I was amazed that the event place went bigger wilder and crazier than ever. The place went bigger just to cater a new set of party people. Before it was just full of La Sallians partying, but now that it became more famous than ever the crowd was full of different types of people from ages 18 to 28 years old. I was shocked with the crowd. I think people from last year’s Sinulog were jealous so most of the people booked a flight. Baseline’s Street party started at 12:30 and ended up till 4 in the morning. The crowd was even wilder than ever, everyone kept putting facepaint on strangers and most of the people was throwing beer and water at the crowd. I’ve seen so many people who got wasted and just passed out ... read more
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Asia » Philippines » Cebu » Cebu City May 6th 2013

Budlaan Kabang River. 050513.... read more
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Asia » Philippines » Cebu » Cebu City May 6th 2013

Budlaan Waterfalls 050513... read more
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