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Malapascua Island: Beautiful ‘misfortune’

By on December 28, 2010
Malapascua, when loosely translated in Cebuano, means 'unfortunate Christmas.' The story regarding the origin of its name has many versions.

Galeón Andalucía

By on October 18, 2010
The galleon serves as 'a cultural, touristic, gastronomic and business promotion platform for Andalusia, showing the world the best of this autonomous community and its resources.' The said province in Spain was its birthplace before it finally sailed from Seville six months ago, and then to the rest of the world.
Cebu Food Restaurants

Trivia Night at Alejandro’s

By on October 12, 2010
Alejandro's Filipino Resto amazingly transforms into a buzzling geeky party during the middle of the week. After this unassuming restaurant launched an entertaining Trivia Night back in February 2010, Wednesday evenings in Cebu City was never the same.
Cebu Food

The liempo from Balamban

By on May 1, 2010
Perhaps most of the residents of Balamban do not know yet that the name 'Balamban' has sparked a craze in Cebu City, approximately 64 kilometers away from their beloved municipality.
Cebu Essay

Our Gilutongan adventures

By on September 5, 2008
But the real Gilutongan is far from the picturesque island-hopping stopover we may know about. Consider the following: only 13 out of the 250 homes have toilets; the island does not have potable water supply, a sewage system or electricity; gambling is rampant because it is tolerated by the local officials.