Our Own Travel Adventures

Weekend getaway to Tinubdan Falls in Catmon, Cebu – Cebu Chasing Waterfalls

As you may have observed in most of our blog posts, we, almost always do the adventures within Cebu as a family. This time, we have another family joining with us. This is actually the first time we did a tour joined by other family and this is also their first time to do cebu […]... [more details]...


Trip to Mangitngit Falls and Middle Earth Mountain Resort in Carmen, Cebu – Cebu Chasing Waterfalls

It has been a long week for us and decided to explore some places outside the city, any place as long as it’s not on the south side of Cebu, to somehow unwind at springs or falls. The reason for not choosing any place from the south is that we have been there mostly. Since […]... [more details]...


Things you can do in Sumilon Island in Oslob, Cebu

Sumilon Island is located in the southeastern side of Oslob, Cebu, just in front of the whale shark watching area, approximately 15-20 minutes away via a motorized boat. The total land area of the island is just 24 hectares covered with green vegetation, white sand beaches and crystal clear and turq... [more details]...


The September 2018 Trip to Kawasan Falls and overnight stay at World Big 4 Resort in Lambug beach in Badian, Cebu

It has been a very long week for us as our family went through a lot of challenges for the past couple weeks. Adding the stress at work, made us felt like we needed a dip at a cold flowing water. The first thing that came across our minds was Badian, Cebu. For me, the […]... [more details]...


The Return to the Little Amsterdam of Cebu, the Sirao Garden, Cebu City Tour June 2019

We have been here a couple of times already but never crossed my mind to write about it until now. My first visit here was with my Family around 2 years ago, then the next one was with my in-laws then a couple of weeks after, I also brought my Mom here who really loves […]... [more details]...


The long overdue trip to Hidden Valley Mountain Resort and Wave pool in Pinamungahan, Cebu

Indeed a long overdue trip. Believe it or not, we have been planning to check out this mountain resort since the first time we heard about it and that was like more than two (2) years ago. I can’t even remember the specific reasons why our plan to go to this place keeps changing and […]... [more details]...


The Journey to Negros Oriental to visit Japanese Shrine, Tierra Alta Residential Resort, Red Rocks, Pulangbato Falls (Twin Falls) and smoky mountain in Valencia Negros Oriental

I have been to Negros Oriental countless times already even not to include my college days in Dumaguete City but I haven’t been to this part of Valencia, Negros Oriental though. I have even tried the adventures of Apo Island in Dauin, Twin Lakes in Sibulan, Manjuyod Sandbar and Bais City Dolphin W... [more details]...


The frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Kawasan Canyoneering in Badian, Cebu

How many hours would it take to finish kawasan  canyoneering adventure? Normally, the whole adventure would take approximately 3-4 hours to finish. But especially during the weekends when there are lots of guests, it could sometime take up to 5 or even 6 hours. This is because you may have to wait ... [more details]...


The 2019 Trip to Kandaya Resort 2019 at Daanbantayan, Cebu

It’s probably over a year now since we started making some plans to do this trip but unfortunately, we’ve always been short of budget 🙁 or something else came up. The first time we mentioned it to our kids they both got so excited and my son even did his own research of the place [&he... [more details]...


South Cebu Tour: Cebu Chasing Waterfalls 2019: The Return to Inambakan Falls in Ginatilan, Cebu

This is actually our second time to visit inambakan falls. The first time was way back 2015 and we had some cousins with us that time. During our 2015 trip, we were not able to go to other levels of inambakan falls since there was no guide and trail was a bit tricky that time […]... [more details]...


Simala, Cebu Church – The Most visited church in South Side of Cebu by tourists

Monastery of the Holy Eucharist or Church of the miraculous virgin Mary of Simala or popularly known as Simala Church/Shrine is a big castle like church built by marian monks sometime in 1998 at the marian hills in barangay lindogon, sibonga, Cebu. It immediately gained popularity as there was a lot... [more details]...


Simala Cebu Church Visit — September 2018

No matter how busy we are, we always try to make time to visit simala, cebu church at least once a month. It has been like a family routine already since late of 2010 and even before that. Though before 2010 it was probably on average of at least 3 months before the next visit. […]... [more details]...


Pulangbato Falls (The Red Rock Falls) in Valencia, Negros Oriental

Pulangbato Falls is located within Okoy Valley in barangay malabo in the town of Valencia, Negros Oriental, just approximately 14KM away or just a 30-minute drive from Dumaguete City or even less if without much traffic. Pulangbato Falls is just one of the so called twin falls of barangay Malabo. Th... [more details]...


Popular Tourist Spots in Barangay Gaas, Balamban, Cebu – Cebu Mountain Tour destinations

Barangay Gaas, Balamban, Cebu is located in a mountainous area approximately 35KM away from Cebu City proper or an hour and 15 minute drive depending on traffic. There are at least 5 tourist spots in this area that can be considered popular and part of the Cebu Mountain Tour. West 35 Eco Mountain Re... [more details]...


Oslob Whale Shark Watching Day Tour with side trips to Sumilon Island and Tumalog Falls

Today to most people, especially to those who are familiar with the long list of adventures you can do in Cebu, every time the term “whale shark watching” is mentioned people would think it is in Oslob, Cebu. Oslob has been very popular not just around the Philippines but even to most parts of t... [more details]...


Moalboal-Pescador Island Hopping with Sardines Run and Chasing Sea Turtles in Moalboal, Cebu

Yet another perfect way to escape from the hustles of the City and stress from work. Moalboal, Cebu has been known for its beautiful white sand beaches and diving sites but we are going to focus only to the areas that we can explore during the pescador island hopping adventure. Snorkeling at Pescado... [more details]...


Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu – Cebu Chasing Waterfalls

Mantayupan Falls is now rapidly gaining a lot of popularity since it became a common side trip after Moalboal-Pescador island Hopping, Kawasan Falls, Cebu Canyoneering Adventure or a combination of Badian-Moalboal tours. The first time I was here was probably way back 2015 then some time at the last... [more details]...


Kawasan Falls Canyoneering in Badian, Cebu

Probably a lot of people already know what is canyoneering adventure really is and the activities involve in doing it. Well, it’s kind of expected though since Badian, Cebu and Alegria, Cebu canyoneering have been gaining popularity as one of the best and a must try adventures in Cebu, Philippines... [more details]...


Getting to Kawasan Falls in Badian, Cebu and enjoying the adventures even without canyoneering

Badian, Cebu has been becoming very popular almost around the globe for its abundance in natural resources like waterfalls. It’s not actually just in Badian, Cebu but also its neighboring municipalities like alegria, moalboal and malabuyoc. The most famous waterfall in Cebu, Philippines is the Kaw... [more details]...


Funtastic Island Resort at Gibitngil Island in Medellin Northern Cebu

This time, there are a couple of reasons why we had the trip to Funtastic Island in Medellin, Cebu. Well of course, the usual reason is to somehow unwind from the stress from the long and challenging couple of weeks, the next one is of course our usual version of exploration of new places and [&hell... [more details]...


Facts of Oslob Whale shark watching and encounter

I think it safe to say, that whale shark watching in Oslob, Cebu is the most popular adventure and tourist destination so far for Cebu and for me personally, it out ranks the kawasan falls canyoneering adventure. OOppss… again this is just about popularity. Now let us get to the facts why it is sa... [more details]...


Enjoying Carcar City, Cebu’s Lechon during a visit to Simala Shrine in Sibonga, Cebu

The trip to Simala church has been a monthly routine of my family since late 2010. There are a couple of months that we fail to do so but we always try to get back on the following month. We usually visit Simala church on a weekend, mostly on a Saturday morning after my shift. […]... [more details]...


Cebu Safari and Adventure Park in Carmen, Cebu – The August 2018 Unplanned Journey

By simply reading the title, you may have at least a slight negative reaction or a disbelief of it considering how nice the place is and the awesome and extraordinary experience of everyone who have gone here. Well, all I could say is, it was really an unplanned trip. The Cebu Safari and Adventure P... [more details]...


A Comparison: Sirao Garden (Little Amsterdam) versus Buwakan ni Alejandra versus 10,000 roses (10K Roses)

For the last 2 years or so, (as of writing) flower gardens within Cebu that have been opened for public viewing has been increasing and of course follows the increasing number of tourists visiting the said attractions. The first one that gained a lot of popularity is the sirao flower garden then a c... [more details]...


2D1N Cebu to Siquijor Tour Journey – A treat to our core team member with their family ( Day 2)

We had an awesome night after our day 1 adventure and everyone woke up late as we’re all drunk (except for the kids of course) and tired of the long and very early trip on our day 1. The first itinerary for the day was the famous salagdoong beach. It is just a couple of […]... [more details]...


2D1N Cebu City to Siquijor Island Tour Journey – A Treat To Our Core Team Members with their Families (Day 1)

We’ve been planning for a trip or an adventure outside cebu province for the whole team with family members for a while now but due to conflicting schedules and budget constraints, we never had a chance until this time. We had our first adventure with the team a couple of months ago but some f... [more details]...