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Santiago Bay Resort in Camotes Island


I have been to Santiago Bay Resort in Camotes Island twice. This happened in two separate team building activities in 2007 and 2008. There was only a year’s difference between the two instances but I saw a number of developments being done. This was the resort’s aim to accommodate more guests and to enjoy what [...]

random things


To veer from the usual entries about my travel adventures in Cebu and out, I'm presenting some random things since I also need to fill this blog up with something to keep it updated. -------- My colleague is about to burst anytime soon, I'm guessing some time this week. To think that she's still working [...]

Nalusuan Island. In English, Penis Island


Just got back from Nalusuan Island during our team building activity somewhere along the islands in Mactan. Nalusuan Island which originated from the word, kalusuan which means a  place of penises, was coined as such because of sea cucumbers which looked like male genitalia surrounding the island. I'll be writing a post about this soon, [...]

Surfing Online in Cebu


7 days off, one day of work and another 4 days off - this was my schedule last week and this week. Surprisingly, I didn't go out of town. I was falling over my budget and I've been meaning to save for the second half of the year where I'll be flying which is why [...]

Summer 2010: Started it Off at Apo Island


I’m on leave and this is the first time that I’ll be able to spend the week-long vacation just lounging around here in Cebu. I won’t be going any place far or really plan an out-of-town trip because I don’t have the budget… Yes, you hear me right, I’m stuck in the Queen City of [...]

Mantayupan Falls in Barili Cebu

March 6, 2010 Mantayupan Falls Barili, Cebu CVG Hulagway Photography Club Went to Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu, together with other members of my company photo club just to hang out for our first Photo Walk. Tried to wait for everybody to converge in IT Park. The 8am schedule turned 2 hours late . Still, [...]

Runnr store in Ayala Cebu

Runnr Ayala Center, Cebu One Saturday, we passed by the Runnr store as my friend was planning to buy some rubber shoes in her aim to shed off some extra pounds and stay fit. I’ve also been meaning to get some running shoes for myself; though I know the ‘running’ part should be given more [...]

trip to apo island pictures teaser

Following our Barili Photo Walk, we went to to Apo Island in Dauin, Negros Oriental. As usual, I'm still working on the posts for both trips. It's just that I'm still preoccupied with a lot of things and I'm trying my best to manage my time properly. Here's a short teaser instead, didn't know that [...]

our trip to Mantayupan Falls in Barili

Here’s a little preview of our trip to Mantayupan falls in Barili, Cebu. I’m still sorting out the details of the travel to somewhere South of Cebu but as usual, I’m busy with other things. It was a good and budgeted trip but I don’t know why we didn’t take a dip in the cool [...]

civil service exam application

I went to Cebu Capitol yesterday with a couple of colleagues and entered the building beside it. I forgot the name of the department we were in but we were submitting our application for the Civil Service Examination. It’s an like an entrance exam for you to work in a government office. Requirements were: * [...]

passed by mantayupan falls, going to Apo Island

This is an unexpected weekend. The Hulagway Photography club of Convergys pushed through with Mantayupan falls, somewhere in Barili. I don’t know how we got there since I just slept on the ride because my eyes were already inactive.   Carcar in Cebu and their famous lechon. Mantayupan Falls, Barili Cebu Right now, we’re on [...]

going to Barili and Moalboal

Will be out for another activity with my fellow photography enthusiasts from our company photo club "Hulagway" at Barili and Moalboal. This will be our first photo walk and I'm excited to go out with people who are passionate about this craft. The weather has also been terribly hot so it's a nice retreat to [...]

weekend at Stockli Beach, Badian Cebu

February 20-21, 2010 Stockli Beach, Badian, Cebu Went to Stockli Beach in Badian last weekend together with my brother's training team since it’s been awhile when I last had a beach outing. I was told that this was a nice and secluded place to be in since it’s not as expensive and it’s more private. [...]

jogging at Abellana

Running, I’m not really that much of a runner, I just like to stay fit and maintain an active lifestyle – , I sound like I’m in a commercial. Back when I was on the night shift. It’s only now that I was able to visit the Abellana Sports Complex and it still looks the [...]