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Lantaw Floating Native Restaurant

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 | Leave a response

Are you looking for a restaurant to dine which is away from the hustle and bustle of the city? A restaurant where you can enjoy good food, different ambiance, great Cebu City view on one-side and mangrove forests on the other side? I am talking about Lantaw Floating Native Restaurant. Lantaw according to http://translate.sandayong.com/cebuano/english/lantaw means “can be seen from a distance”, a name that fits since the restaurant offers a panoramic view of Cebu City. Lantaw Floating Native Restaurant is slowly gaining popularity […]

Mactan Shrine: Magellan and Lapu-Lapu in Battle of Mactan

Monday, October 18th, 2010 | Leave a response

Mactan Shrine in Punta Engaño, Mactan Island, Cebu, Philippines is where the battle for supremacy and freedom took place between Ferdinand Magellan and Lapu-Lapu. Because of the success in Christianizing some native, Ferdinand Magellan a Portuguese explorer crossed the channel to Mactan Island in the hope to spread Christianity in the area. But even before reaching the shore, Magellan along with his 49 Christian soldiers were defeated by the chieftain of Mactan, Lapu-Lapu, along with his approximately 1,500 warriors armed with barong, spears, […]

Mactan Aquarium

Sunday, October 17th, 2010 | Leave a response

Regarded as one of the animal preservation entities in the Philippines, the Mactan Aquarium, is one of the few that focuses mainly on fishes and other sea creatures. Even though it is not at par with Ocean Park in Manila at the moment, the Mactan Aquarium boasts its growing wide array of live sea creatures and corals. The Mactan Aquarium, also known as Mactan Island Aquarium, is located in Barangay Maribago, Lapu-lapu City in Mactan. It is managed by Lucille Taylor, the Filipina […]

Cebu Island Buffet: Food and Water (not Island) Hopping

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 | Leave a response

Cebu Island Buffet is one of the newest “adventures” one can enjoy in the island of Mactan, Cebu, Philippines. It is now widely discussed on forums and facebook among locals as many were wondering what this Company or Service or Adventure is all about. Unlike the Floating Restaurant in Loboc, Bohol, Cebu Island Buffet is a SWIM and EAT all you can package. Note that it is NOT an island hopping package. Many believed that if you’re going to avail the service of […]

Paintball at Global Gutz, Mactan Island, Philippines

Monday, April 5th, 2010 | Leave a response

Paintball is one of the most “breathtaking” team-strategy games I have played, and I mean “breathtaking” literally. A good friend invited me to play Paintball at Global Gutz. At first, I was very hesitant to play the game because I was afraid I could get some lumps and bruises from the paintballs and could probably lose a shirt and pants due to the paints. When other friends showed me pictures of the protective vest and convinced me that the paintballs were water-based, I […]

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