Bohol + Cebu Quickie: Roaming Around Cebu City

Cebu City was the real destination for this trip so early in the year, and as a runner Cebu City Marathon was naturally the expected reason, but this time it is not.  The real reason behind this trip: to go to Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño to give thanks for all the blessings. 2012 was…

Bohol + Cebu Quickie

I was supposed to start the year with Cebu City Marathon, but it was just my luck that I wasn’t able to register in time.  But since my flight and accommodations are already set in place, I was still good to go! It was quite disappointing that I was breaking my Cebu City Marathon habit…

2012: Last Hurrah

2012 had been one of the most “interesting” years of my adult life but unfortunately running took a back seat for me this year in terms of mileage.  That doesn’t mean though that there isn’t much to share about this year!  Here are ten (10) of my favorite posts for the year:

Marathons: More Fun in the Philippines

Running had become the “it” sport in urban centers in the Philippines these past few years with races achieving “world-class” levels, and if I were to pick three amongst the best in the country, the list would look something like this…

Cebu Lechon Chronicles: Tune Hotels (Review)

One of the newest hotel chains in the Philippines today is Tune Hotels, and unlike other hotels, you only pay for what you need so you can really keep your cost to a minimum.  Here are my thoughts. Tune Hotels had been present in Malaysia, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Thailand, and recently in the Philippines with…

Cebu Lechon Chronicles: Islands Stay Hotels (Review)

If you’ve been travelling around the Philippines you may have noticed those Islands Souvenirs shops selling souvenir tees so I wasn’t that surprised when the words Islands Stay Hotels came up.  I had the chance to stay for a night in their Cebu City branch, and here are my thoughts. Islands Stay Hotels is a…