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From Mount Busay to 10,000 Roses: Discovering Cebu City

From Mount Busay to 10,000 Roses: Discovering Cebu City.

Sirao Garden: a little Amsterdam at Mount Busay. Photo Credit: Rey Tumulak

by MJ Racadio

Cebu City or Queen City of the South is known for its beautiful landscape, history and crispy lechon. 

Local favorites pancit Bam-i.

First night,  already enjoying the mouth-watering pancit called Bam-i. After that, walked around Fuente Circle and tried tea and dessert at a cafe.

Second Day:

New found friends in Cebu City at The Temple of Leah. (Middle) Rey Tumulak, (MR) Sunshine Kim, (Far Right) Kuya E, (Upper Middle) Rayna, (UR) Mandal.

Cebu is bustling and hustling city that has something unique to offer. I had the time of my life exploring the city and some friends showed me around town what to do in one day.  From driving around mouth Busay to enjoying the romantic feel at 10,000 roses.

Backdrop 10,000 Roses in the town of Cordova. Photo Credit: Rey Tumulak

Mouth Busay

Sirao Garden: a little Amsterdam

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The Temple of Leah

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Lechon Luncheon

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Seaside Mall:

City Hall

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Lapu-lapu Shrine: The Battle plus affordable souvenir shopping. Photo Credit: Rey Tumulak

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10,000 Roses

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Third Day: Ipars Spanish Authentic Restaurant.

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We really enjoyed the mouth-watering appetizers from chorizo to paella as main course plus dessert like leche flan.

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Needed to unwind before going back to Manila. Vacation would not be complete without pampering myself at reflexology and spa. Feel rejuvenated after the massage. 

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If you happen to visit Cebu City,  explore and get lost. It’s better that way anyway so what are you waiting for travel now. 

Cebu Photo Album

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When International Model meets Pagbilao

When International Model meets Pagbilao

Discovering Pagbilao in One Day

Beautiful Kuebang Lampas of Pagbilao, Quezon.

by MJ Racadio

Ironically, the top model of John Ablaza Limuel Hayag Vilela is from Pagbilao and happens to visit the quiet and beautiful town in the province of Quezon.

Breakfast with Limuel Hayag Vilela (International Model)

What better way to kick-start the day, by eating a mouth-watering breakfast at a local restaurant called carinderia from sauteed eggplant with scramble eggs(Torta) to Bicol express.

Right after, we proceed at the Pagbilao Park, discovering the meaning of Pagbilao: Papag (Wooden Bed) plus bilao = Pagbilao.

Little did I know, Pagbilao was very rich in natural resources from mountains to white sandy beaches.

As tour guide, International Model Limuel Vilela did not wasted any time to show the Beautiful landscape of Pagbilao.

On the way to Kuebang Lampas,  we also took pictures on the roadside with beautiful landscape from riverside to power plant,  which was a magnificent sight.

Getting-to-know Limuel up close and personal while showing us around Pagbilao.

Before Kuebang Lampas

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After visiting Kuebang Lampas

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The travel was well worth it, we finally reached the Kuebang Lampas from land to boat. Describing the place like paradise with white sandy beach, I had a chance to enjoy the sound from beach waves along the shore.

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It was really worth the travel four hour drive from SLEX:South Luzon Express Way. Pagbilao’s Kuebang Lampas should be included in one of the top beaches in the country. With better accomodations and restaurant, this place will be another top tourism destination in the Philippines. 

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When superstars meet Mayon Volcano

When superstars meet Mayon Volcano

From Left: Allen Cecilio, Dee Jay Alvaro and Markus Paterson of Pinoy Boy Band Superstar. Photo Credit: MJ Racadio I #MayonVolcano I #TobacoCity I

Mayon Volcano

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by MJ Racadio

It’s really a dream come true to visit the magnificent Mayon Volcano: perfect cone shape volcano located in the heart of Tabaco City. Where superstars meets the nature, some of the promising superstars and iconic artist performed live during the 16th anniversary of Tabaco City. The audience welcomed us with hospitality and full of love as the city known for ‘City of Love’. Definitely fell in love with the beauty of nature and people were indeed beautiful.

#Negi (Stand-up Comedian/Sidekick of Vice Ganda of #GGV) before performing live in front of thousands of people.
Enjoying Mayon Volcano on the top, near the crater.
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with Dee Jay Alvaro (Philippines Folk-Pop Queen) & Tobaco City Mayor Krisel Lagman Luistro. Photo Credit: Merlina Reeves

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About Tabaco City

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” but as we set foot to the City of Tabaco, in the wonderful province of Albay, beauty is when you gaze upon the Mayon volcano. Yes, Tabaco City is where the perfect cone shaped volcano seats. And if you’re wondering why the famous volcano is called “Mayon”, well, that’s just short for the Bicolano word “magayon” (which means beautiful). Tabaco is a city of love, as it brings us one of the best “love affairs” that will forever remind us why we are special. This is our love for nature, as well as our love for creator for us – for the place mirrors a true paradise one could only dream of. Aside from the beauty of the place, a lot of things could be unlocked. Whoever thought of “sili ice cream” making it on every Bicolano restaurants’ table is a genius.

There’s more or less a hundred ways to prepare or cook pili nuts. Such delicacies draw people from every corner of the globe to this beautiful place. Bonus is when we get a taste of their 16th City-hood Anniversary. Such event showcases everything that the City has to offer. Those, and with world class entertainment from both local and national artists. This celebration is worth trying for. While Tabaco City’s natural beauty sets it apart from other tourist destinations, it never fails to bring people in one place where together, they can experience beauty of nature, taste of culture, and unexplicable love. All in one.

 Allen Cecilio’s Interview

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Markus Paterson’s Interview

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Negi of GGV

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Dee Jay Alvaro’s Live Interview

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