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Cost of living in Cebu

The Cost of Living in Cebu and Tips on Saving Money

Cebu is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Philippines. Several tourist spots are full of lively and energetic people, and once you visit any of the island’s beaches, business centers, or historical landmarks, you will never want to leave.Luckily, the Philippines is one of the cheapest places to live for foreigners, and the cost of living in Cebu is much lower than that of the capital of Manila. Many foreigners have decided to live on the island to settle down and live a simpler lifestyle.Your daily expenses will vary based on your consumption or purchasing habits, but there are many ways for you to save up and make the most of your money here in Cebu.

Smartphone apps that might help when you are living in Cebu

Living in Cebu? Here Are 3 Most Useful Smartphone Apps

Your phone might be the most important of all your travel essentials. It’s your organizer, calendar, gaming device, and means of communication. Software companies have innovated the smartphone space with applications that make mundane tasks easier and more fun.Not all apps are available everywhere, though, especially in the Philippines. In the Queen City of the South, there are several apps that can be found on almost every single person’s phone. These are applications you should download when living in Cebu

The Cebu City Monument is a famous site to see for those living in Cebu

Living in Cebu: Culture Shock and Interesting Things to Know

Culture shock is the feeling of disorientation you get when first subjected to an unfamiliar society and lifestyle. Many foreigners that decide on living abroad experience this phenomenon when they arrive in a foreign country.This is especially true for non-Filipinos who commit to living in Cebu. The decades of culture and change in the city are bound to make some foreigners a little uncomfortable.

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Exchange to Philippine Peso at These Money Exchange Centers

Cash is king. In every vacation you take to a foreign country, exchanging your money to the respective currency should be the first and foremost thing to do. In the Philippines, the currency is the Philippine Peso. Having the right money in hand allows you to go to all kinds of famous tourist spots in Cebu, as well as buy some of the most popular Cebu products and delicacies. To get your money exchanged, you will need to stop by an ATM or a currency exchange center.

Bisaya Phrases You Should Learn and Know

You may have plans to go to Cebu for a trip. A local comes up to you and asks for help. You barely know any Cebuano, what do you do? You may speak to them in English since most Cebuanos understand the English language very well, but there are some that struggle understanding. You may have plans to move here and experience all the wonderful things that the island has to offer. If you want to fit in, barely knowing the local dialect is not enough. You must be familiar with several Bisaya phrases that you might hear Cebuanos say.

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What It’s Like Staying in a Hotel in Cebu Amidst the Virus

As Cebu tourism finally peeks into the possibility of a full blown opening, you might have plans to spend a vacation on Cebu island. That begs the question, where do I stay? With many tourist attractions beginning to welcome guests as cases plummet, hotels and Airbnbs are also prepared to follow the required protocols to be allowed to operate. The virus is still pretty much alive in the air, and we still haven’t found a vaccine, so all we have left to protect ourselves is prevention. Staying in a hotel in Cebu is just as strict as when you enter the country, so here are some coronavirus prevention tips that you need to keep in mind.

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What It’s Like to Travel to Cebu Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Just like you, we’ve had a tough year. Surgical masks and face shields have become strict requirements, disinfectant alcohol is now more important than ever, and buying delicious meals from our favorite restaurants is now done mostly through online delivery services. Cabin fever has plagued us all year, but traveling to Cebu is becoming more bearable for us under the Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ).

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Highly Rated Online Delivery Services in Cebu

While there are plenty of places to eat, drink, and party in Cebu, there are just days when you just want to wind down in your room. All that sightseeing does take its toll at some point. Or maybe your plans were thwarted because of a sudden change in weather and going outdoors is just not advisable.

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