MACAO IMPERIAL TEA ARRIVES IN CEBU

Global coffee chain MACAO IMPERIAL TEA (MIT) has finally arrived in Cebu! They opened their doors to Cebuano milk tea fans on March 31 at SM Seaside City Cebu, becoming the latest addition to the city’s notable cafe’s. In less than a year, they already have around 7 branches in the Philippines (they first opened…

– GIARDINO GELATO –

Summer is just around the corner and you know what that means: sun, sand, and sea~ and ice cream! Or well, gelato. πŸ™‚ Strolling at a mall brought me to yet another new store: GIARDINO GELATO. I’ve never heard of this name before (have you?) which made me think if this brand is a newcomer…

MINISO OPENS 2ND STORE IN CEBU

Japanese designer brand MINISO has opened its 2nd branch in Cebu! With the first one being their SM Cebu store, and another one coming soon in SM Consolacion, the newest branch is at the upper ground floor of Cube Wing in SM Seaside City. To date, MINISO now has over 40 branches in the Philippines….

SINULOG 2018 EVENTS | PARTIES

Top of the morning, 2018! The holidays are all over now, and you know what comes after that – the Sinulog Festival! You’ve probably heard people talking about it, you know all about the grand parade that happens every third Sunday of January, and you know the street parties all over the city that is…

WHERE TO EAT: CAGAYAN DE ORO

If the 3rd quarter of 2017 brought me to Puerto Princesa City in Palawan, the 4th quarter saw me flying to Cagayan de Oro for yet another major work trip. But let’s not talk about work that here. You know how our group is always up for team dinners every after shift and this trip…

J.CO OPENS IN BOHOL

Sweet treats will come your way for an even sweeter holiday season as J.Co Donuts & Coffee opens a branch in Bohol! It is already their 45th branch since arriving in the country in 2012. But first, can I say I love the store’s new look? (Okay, that’s the designer mind in me speaking, and…

CHRISTMAS TREES IN THE CITY (CEBU HOTELS & RESORTS)

December is here! I am pretty sure you’re hearing the holiday cheers. And with that, we are seeing our homes decked in Christmas decor, as well as our respective offices, and even the malls too! This is the second part of my earlier post wherein I wrote about the Christmas Trees I saw in the…

CHRISTMAS TREES IN THE CITY (CEBU MALLS)

When Christmas season approaches, it has become a practice in the Philippines (and well, around the world too!) for homes to be decorated with holiday ornaments. At present, public places such as malls, offices, and outdoor parks have also already adapted this custom. Even hotels and resorts joined the bandwagon too! But I’m not complaining….

SPEND THE HOLIDAYS AT BE GRAND RESORT – BOHOL

The holiday season can mean a lot for us: Christmas parties and exchanging of gifts, work bonuses (yessssss! haha), family reunions, among others. It’s usually a period where most of us go home for a brief vacation for some R&R. In other cases, people also opt to spend their holidays in resorts especially when the…

PASKO SA BLUEWATER (PANGLAO) 2017

Over the weekend, I was in Bohol to join a Christmas tree lighting activity of one of the top resorts in the island. I thought it was the perfect way to usher the celebration of the holiday season now that the month of December is fast approaching! The Bluewater group does an annual tree lighting…

– LEYLAM DELUXE –

If you have lived in Cebu for more than five years and is a frequent visitor of the malls and their respective food halls, then you wouldn’t miss this food concept I am featuring today — none other than LEYLAM SHAWARMA! They’ve been in town for as long as I can remember (I started living…

– BRIQUITO SILVANAS –

I’m writing a quick post for this little cup of joy I discovered a few days ago during a quick stroll at the mall. They had a small stall and it looked to me like they’ve just opened. True enough, they were! BRIQUITO SILVANAS had just opened their 3rd outlet in Cebu at SM Seaside…

WHERE TO EAT: PUERTO PRINCESA

The 3rd quarter of 2017 brought me to Puerto Princesa City in Palawan for a lengthy work assignment. It was my first time to be in the island for quite a while so I had, like finally, the opportunity to check the city’s offerings as far as food and eating out is concerned. Well, that…

– PORTOS DINER & GRILL –

Aloha! I was away for an entire month (thus no new articles or updates whatsoever in all my social media accounts) as I had to shift my focus and direct all my attention to work. I was sent out for a special project but now I’m back in town and ready to go “resto-hopping” again!…

– CAFE BERRY –

Here we are with yet another newly opened coffee shop in town! With the influx of Koreans in the city (which I mentioned in my previous blog post), comes the influx of Korean-owned businesses too. Coffee shop / cafΓ© operations is booming in Korea, thanks to their fast-paced lifestyle. They have one in every block…