Cebu street food chicken proven

One Cebu street food that is popular with the masses and can be found around the city is chicken proven. You often see people congregating around a cart and eating while standing. It’s a delicious, cheap and filling meal. Chicken proven what? But what is chicken proven? Birds have a two part stomach: the proventriculus (proven for short) and the gizzard. The former is the part after the crop is where digestive enzymes are secreted before the food is passed on to the gizzard for…Continue Reading “Cebu street food: chicken proven”

Even for just two nights, I planned to travel from Cebu to Dumaguete on a whim, post Typhoon Odette. Perhaps it was the stress of the great damage that the typhoon wrought not only in my province but in other islands as well, coupled with the no water and no electricity a week after it hit us that I packed my things via candle light Sunday night. Although I wasn’t yet very decided to proceed, I woke up at 4AM, prepared coffee, checked the weather….Continue Reading “My brief Cebu to Dumaguete yearend 2021 trip”

diving in sumilon

Diving in Sumilon Island In Oslob, Cebu is back! Last 27 October a beach clean up was held. It was a beautiful and sunny day when Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort together with its partners officially opened the event. The Philippine Coast Guard, PNP, Oslob LGU, Bluewater staff and volunteers helped in this event. The haul for the beach cleanup that day: as much as around 400 kg of garbage. These were both from the littoral and underwater areas with a small percentage of it in…Continue Reading “Photoessay: Diving in Sumilon Island is back w/ beach clean up”

batangas lomi in cebu

I love Batangas lomi ever since I had my first taste of it in Lipa City’s Lomi King way back in 2015. The savory goodness is just filling and sating as well. Compared with the lomi from Cebu, it has a more sticky soup, a separate condiment that you prepare according to your taste with a number of toppings. From that time, I have tasted several other versions, from other towns. And there are still so many to try and explore with several municipalities having…Continue Reading “An authentic and good Batangas lomi in Cebu”

A beach staycation at Be Resort Mactan. That was what I badly needed and finally had it! Stylish, well pampered and fully sated. And what’s more, I had all the beach to myself. I was raring for a good swim at the beach and for more than a year of staying at home during the pandemic, I really had no choice. I was initially planning of just hopping on a bus and taking a ride down south of Cebu for a needed sea, sand and…Continue Reading “Be Resort Mactan, finally a beach staycation!”