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A Cebu City monument in Pari-an

Cebu City and How It Gained Its
Independence: A Closer Look

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”This quote by notable Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu may be the perfect way to describe the tumultuous development of Cebu City.Before it became known as the Queen City of the South, it was merely popular fishing and trading port for Asian countries to do business.

Collage of the best Cebu date spots

Breathtaking Cebu Date Spots
for Valentine’s Celebration

Valentine’s Day is a highly celebrated holiday around the world. Thousands of couples spend their time looking for fun places to go on a date. Some stay at home, while others go out to spend quality time together.If you’re looking for some Cebu date spots, we’ve gathered a list of impressive places in and out of the city – from restaurants and flower gardens to museums and newly opened tourist attractions! Whether it’s a fancy dinner date or a stroll under the stars, these are places that should be on your radar on the 14th of February.

The Cebu City Hall, the venue for the celebration of the Cebu City Charter Day

Cebu City Charter Day

While the world recognizes February for Valentine’s Day and different concepts of love, Cebu City, the Visayan region’s Queen City of the South, embraces its cityhood, heritage, people, and economic growth within the same month. The 24th of February calls for a citywide special nonworking holiday to particularly look at how far it has gone through since the Cebu City Charter Day proclamation.

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Festivals in Cebu Province Gather for the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo

Several towns in Cebu Province gathered to celebrate the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo. Cebu Province has an assortment of local festivals that celebrate the food culture, the endemic plants and animals, and the general lifestyle of the people.  These festivals are celebrated through a number of cultural dances that give you

Cebu City Revives the Colon Night Market in 2022

The Cebu City government has revived the famous Colon Night Market. Two years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, government officials have proudly reopened the iconic Colon Night Market. This weekend-only business strip brings dozens of budget-friendly products and food items to fellow Cebuanos, located along the oldest street

The Shoe Business Enterprise in Carcar City

The shoe business in Carcar remains essential to the city’s tourism and economy. Carcar City is known as the Heritage City of the South due to its many historical sites. It has one of the oldest churches on the island and several ancestral houses with centuries-old architecture.  You may have

Learn about Catholicism in Cebu at the Cathedral Museum

The Archdiocesan Museum is where you can learn more about the history of Catholicism in Cebu. The Philippines is predominantly Catholic. The church has had massive changes over the past millennia, but Catholicism is still the most practiced religion throughout the country. A museum in Cebu has a collection of

Torta: The Delectable Dessert Turned Cultural Symbol

Not only is it a delicious dessert, but it’s also an integral part of the culture of Argao. Many Cebu towns are associated with the special delicacies sold in their locality. The cities of Carcar and Talisay have their Lechon, while the municipality of Liloan has the Rosquillos. In Southern

Why Island Hopping Is Perfect for a Summer Getaway

Rent a bangka and visit the many islands of Mactan with your barkada. Cebu is a summer paradise. Abundant with beaches, mountains, and forests, it’s clear to see why it’s a top vacation spot in the entire country. Some popular activities on the island include canyoneering and snorkeling, especially in

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