Fort San Pedro – Cebu City, Philippines

Fort San Pedro (Fuerza de San Pedro) is a military stronghold built to defend the Spanish base in Cebu City from Muslim raiders. This imposing structure is one of the treasured historic remnants of the Spanish occupation in the Philippines. …


Mactan Shrine – Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu

Mactan Shrine is a popular heritage site in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. Its rich history is not just well-known in the Philippines—but throughout the globe as well.  It holds the story of the famous expedition led by Ferdinand Magellan which was …


Cebu City Travel Quickie

Colorful ceiling of Magellan's Cross shed

Cebu City is known for its rich history. The famous Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan landed here in April 7, 1521 and was welcomed by Rajah Humabon king of Cebu. Rajah Humabon and his people converted to Christianity and were baptized …


Siquijor Resorts, Hotels and Travel Guide

A beautful island

This Travel Guide contains lists of Siquijor resorts and hotels ranging from budget to luxurious. It also includes ferry schedules of trips from Dumaguete to Siquijor, Cebu to Siquijor and Iligan to Siquijor. We’ve also added a guide to getting …


Capilay Spring Park – San Juan, Siquijor

All-natural spring

Capilay Spring Park in the town of San Juan, Siquijor is a neat place to hang out or have a swim. It nice to see how well-maintained and clean despite the falling leaves around it. It has some cozy-looking cottages …


Salagdoong Beach Resort – Maria, Siquijor

Salagdoong Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Siquijor. This white-sand beach located in the town of Maria has a very wide area. Its beachfront is separated by a small rocky hill (hummock) which you can climb to …


Cambugahay Falls – Lazi, Siquijor

Cambugahay Falls is a charming nature’s wonder that you can’t miss when going to Siquijor. Hidden deep in the forest and surrounded by large trees and vines, you’re guaranteed a superb nature experience here. Its clean water is perfect for …


St. Isidore Church and Lazi Convent – Lazi, Siquijor

St. Isidore Church and Lazi Convent are Siquijor Island’s most treasured historical structures. On top of their religious value, these remnants of the Spanish occupation of the Philippines are timeless masterpieces that will continue to share stories with many generations. …


Siquijor: Island of Enchantment and Mystery

Siquijor Island is feared by many locals because of its reputation related to paranormal occurrences and witchcraft. Years ago, I’ve seen a TV segment entitled “Siqui-horror!” which featured Siquijor’s ghost stories, sorcery and a man who can make paper dolls …