Category Archives: Asia

Royal Cliff Hotel Pattaya : Tiered Vacations “Under-One-Roof”!

Royal Cliff Hotel in Pattaya Thailand was our choice of stay during our stopover at Laemchabang while cruising with Mariner of the Seas (Royal Caribbean Cruise). Thanks to Maria and the Royal Cliff Group, we were invited to a stay … Continue reading

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4 Top Attractions and Things to do in Bohol Philippines!

When we think of Bohol, we think “ah…” and its simply because of the things to do and attractions in Bohol Philippines! In this post, we’ll tell you the “ah…” things to do in Bohol! Things to do in Bohol … Continue reading

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8 Things to do and Attractions in Cebu Philippines!

You may think that Cebu is only a base for side trips in the Philippines but there are actually many things to do in Cebu! In this post, we’ll show you the top 6 things to do and attractions in … Continue reading

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Cebu/Bohol Trip: Day 8

This is our last day in Cebu and we were determined to make the most out of the last 5 hours here! We went to Bo’s Coffee for breakfast and time passed surprisingly slowly as we had time to people-watch … Continue reading

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Cebu/Bohol Trip: Day 7

Today we are leaving Bohol!!! Boohoo But before we left, we enjoyed our breakfast in Saffron (we did not get to eat in Saffron the day before because of the dolphin and island hopping tour). The spread was decent but … Continue reading

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Cebu/Bohol Trip: Day 6

It was an early start but we were not at all tired as we were looking forward to this trip to the islands and to spot dolphins! Below are the highlights from the Dolphin and island Hopping Tour in Bohol… … Continue reading

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Cebu/Bohol Trip: Day 5

Day 5 is a lazy day for us. We woke up late and enjoyed the wonderful breakfast at Peacock Garden Bohol. We had some time to stroll around the compounds of Peacock Garden again before we packed our bags. We … Continue reading

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Cebu/Bohol Trip: Day 4

After a good night’s rest in the premier infinity and seaview room at Peacock Garden, we were curious what was going to be offered for breakfast by the hotel. We were pleasantly surprised by the choice of food especially the … Continue reading

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Cebu/Bohol Trip: Day 3

There are several nice beaches in Cebu but most of them require at least a 4 hour car or bus ride to get to the north of Cebu. We reckon that Bohol is a decent distance away and it has … Continue reading

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Cebu/Bohol Trip: Day 2

There was so much planned for the second day of our trip! We had arranged to meet Long at the hotel’s lobby at 10.30am for our Cebu City private day tour but we wanted to explore the neighbourhood too so … Continue reading

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Cebu/Bohol Trip: Day 1

It’s more fun in the Philippines!! The tarsier’s eyes do freak me out when I see the advert on the tourism board webpage. But since we have never been there before, SGD is strong, the people speak english; and we … Continue reading

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Ipar’s: Authentic Spanish Restaurant

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From the road junction of our hotel, we can see a low building with a banner that says it is an authentic spanish restaurant. We were glad to find out that it opens at 10am as that would mean we … Continue reading

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City Suites Ramos Tower: Good location with Great view!

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City Suites Ramos Tower is an apartment building with some units available for guests to book for accommodation while travelling in Cebu. Our first Cebu hotel, Castle Peak Hotel, is on the east of Cebu. So for the second leg … Continue reading

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Ayala Mall Cebu : Do What The Locals Do!

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Ayala Mall is a short 15 minutes walk from our where we stayed – Castle Peak Hotel and it is a NEW mall that offers many shops and eateries! How to get to Ayala Mall Means of transport in Cebu … Continue reading

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Cebu City Private Day Tour

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On the 2nd day of our Cebu trip, we had a private day tour of Cebu City by our friendly local guide – Long. But before we talk about the Cebu City Tour proper, here is a little background on … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Bo’s Coffee: One of Philippines’ top specialty homegrown coffee shop

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Kate noticed Bo’s Coffee striking logo in the streets of Cebu and decided that we should try the coffee and food there. There is one branch near City Suites Ramos Tower so that was what we had for breakfast on … Continue reading

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CnT Lechon: The Best Lechon in Cebu?

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Lechon (pronounced as lay-xi-on) is simply roasted pork and the most famous of them all? CnT Lechon! Ladies chopping up whole pigs at CnT Lechon CnT Lechon – Best Lechon in Cebu According to locals (including our driver Long), CnT … Continue reading

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Filipino Breakfast at Alberto’s Pizza Cebu!

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Wakie wakie! Time to eat breakie! The sun rises fairly early in Cebu and we were up by 6am. After washing up, we strolled around the neighbourhood to look for breakfast. We wanted something local but weren’t sure what to … Continue reading

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Eat, shop, eat, shop, till we drop in Cebu!

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The title of this post speaks for itself We walked to the Fuente Osmena Circle from City Suite Ramos Tower and shopped in almost all the malls around it. Some of the buildings looked rundown and we did not dare … Continue reading

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Golden Cowrie Restaurant Cebu: For Authentic Filipino Food!

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One of the best restaurants in the Philippines is the Golden Cowrie Restaurant. Known officially as the Golden Cowrie Native Restaurant, it serves up authentic Filipino food at a very reasonable price in a restaurant setting… Inside Golden Cowrie Restaurant … Continue reading

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