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Top Five Things to do in Cebu City, Philippines

We stayed for 4 days in Cebu, the first day we couldn’t do much as it was evening by the time we checked in our hotel near Ayala mall, the next day was followed by a day at Bohol Island and then a couple of days wandering and sightseeing in Cebu City. Basilica Del Santo Niño Cebu is more or less a modern city with promising developments going on. There is lot of young population in Cebu thanks to the IT companies and BPO’s; there are many students who come to Cebu for higher education as well. This makes the nightlife in Cebu more vibrant with plenty of options. Cebu offers places that are open for 24 hours as well. Vegetarian food in Cebu was easily available and you can read more about it here. Check out the Top Five Things to do in Cebu: 1) Basilica Del Santo Niño Statue of Baby Jesus-Santo Niño The symbol of the birth and growth of Christianity in the Philippines, this place is a must visit on your trip to Cebu. There is a rare and a small statue of Baby Jesu

Private Luxury Sunset Cruise in Mactan, Cebu

It is a great feeling when you can charter your own boat for exploring a beautiful sunset, the best part of the experience is, it is always worth it. We decided to go for an evening sunset cruise with Island Banca Cruises a local company providing boat charters.This experience was extremely relaxing as we watched the sun set in the bright orange hue of the sky and the beautiful stars and city lights taking over. Sunset at Mactan Cebu It was easy to reach out to Island Banca Cruises on phone and the whatsapp number provided on their website - . They promptly helped with a free quote and all information with regards to the tours available with them. The area where we cruised for the Sunset is called as the Magellan Bay, the view of the Pacific Ocean and the beautiful sunset still brings an awe. View from the Dock The cost of the boat rental was PHP 5000 for the trip.  The timings for the sunset cruise are 4.30 PM to 7 PM,  Though we we

Plan your own Bohol Tour - The Island of Tarsiers and Chocolate Hills

A trip to Philippines is incomplete without a visit to the picturesque and beautiful island of Bohol. Located just 2 hours from Cebu City by a fast ferryboat, this unique island is a must visit on your itinerary for Philippines. There are many things to see and activities to do on this sublime island; this article will cover our tour in Bohol. Must do in Bohol - Tarsier Sighting at Bohol Island To learn more about  transport from Cebu to Bohol read this article. Till the very last moment we were confused whether to book our own tour or go with a tour offered by our hotel or a private agent. Bohol tour price offered by tour agents When we checked with our hotel concierge the price of a tour on a coach basis was PHP 4500 per person and on a private basis the same was PHP 4,900 per person. The price seemed very steep for a day tour so we decided to plan the tour on our own. The transfer from Cebu to Bohol was pretty sorted and you can read more details on how to go about the sam