Travel Blogs from Mactan Island, Philippines

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Island Hopping and trinket escaping, Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Island Hopping and trinket escaping

A travel blog entry by brian.day.5245

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... to market their wares; they were very grateful for our kind offer of free transport! It was a superb "Fun in the Philippines" day, with brilliant blue skies and dazzling seas of extravagant hues. With light hearts and great expectations, we motored off ...

Catch-up blog #2: Flight to Cebu, Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Catch-up blog #2: Flight to Cebu

A travel blog entry by samrowles

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... for the next 2 and a bit months! For the first night, we were staying in a diving hotel called Boyla on the neighbouring Mactan Island, for the finally part of our training, the 'In-Community Orientation', before we would be moving in to our various host ...

Diappointment in Paradise, Mactan Island, , Philippines travel blog

Diappointment in Paradise

A travel blog entry by brian.day.5245

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... those who are wronged, it serves the powerful set that control it, in station and in cash. We will have left the Philippines by the time rescheduled hearings can be convened,  Our plans hereafter are complex and defy rearrangement at this late ...

Retour vers Manille..., Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Retour vers Manille...

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Bon ben on reprend un vol Cebu Pacific pour rentrer a Manille, je sais toujours pas ce que je vais faire, j'ai vu un job hier sur le site PADI a Mallorca en Espagne et un autre en Grece a Kos... J'ai ecrit aux deux on verra bien... Arrives a Manille je ...

Appointments are for cancelling!, Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Appointments are for cancelling!

A travel blog entry by brian.day.5245

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... things to do is reducing slowly but not without extreme demands on our psychic energies.  The reason for us being on Mactan Island, just a 40 minute drive from downtown Cebu City, is to give Ivy immediate access to her advocate and the court ...

Pas le job de reve..., Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Pas le job de reve...

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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... voir et apres triste car elle comprend que ca veut dire que je vais bouger bientot, soit en Thailande ou en EUrope... Ben oui j'ai plus de sous, je peux rester deux-trois semaines ici aux Philippines mais apres plus rien...... Fin de journee ...

Restaurants et aquarium..., Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Restaurants et aquarium...

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Bon ben aujourdhui on se leve tard et on prend un taxi jusqu'a la route de l'aeroport ou se trouve un restau thai, le Krua Thai... La bouffe est assez bonne et pas trop chere. Helen prend une soupe enorme aux crevettes, et moi croquettes de porc et ...

Mactan Island, Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Mactan Island

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Me voici parti pour Mactan Island, a Cebu, pour bosser a Scotty Divers, un club de plongee appartenant au groupe Shangrila.. On part vers midi, bien sur le vol est en retard, normal avec Cebu Pacific, qui est neanmoins une bonne compagnie et qui est pas ...

Histoire et religion, Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Histoire et religion

A travel blog entry by laurent.quintal

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... difices religieux uniques en Asie(et dans le monde,si l'on songe à l'architecture typique des églises philippines)Lapu-Lapu,roi du minuscule îlot de Mactan,en face de Cebu,refuse de se soumettre aux envahisseurs.Magellan mène une expédition contre ...

Exploring Mactan, Mactan, Philippines travel blog

Exploring Mactan

A travel blog entry by sm0rris

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... . We were in the Philippines... a bunch of tiny islands... some known to have gorgeous beaches. We wanted beaches. We figured Mactan Island would have some given its eastern coast line is littered with luxury beach resorts for foreigners with much deeper ...

Cebu and Mactan Island, Cebu and Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Cebu and Mactan Island

A travel blog entry by torkjel

Cebu and Mactan ...

PINK IS BEAUTY AT

PINK IS BEAUTY AT "HILTON HOTEL"

A travel blog entry by rubay_adventure

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The City of Lapu-Lapu is a first class highly urbanized city in the province of Cebu in the Philippines. The city occupies most of Mactan Island, a few kilometer off the main island of Cebu and also covers the Olango Island Group further to the ...

Day 3 and 4, Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Day 3 and 4

A travel blog entry by guytang

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... venture out of the resort and check out Cebu. Cebu is such a place of contrast, there are 5 star resorts on the island of Mactan, mega shopping malls (luxury brands too) down town and yet loads of really poor people living in metal sheet huts surrounding ...

Island Hopping... A day of rest, Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines travel blog

Island Hopping... A day of rest

A travel blog entry by blanford

... fun just playing in the water together. We stopped at a restaurant that was up on stilts in the middle of the ocean. There was an island nearby, but this was not on it. We picked our whatever fish, clam, lobster, crab, etc. we wanted to eat and then ...

Day off, Cordova, Philippines travel blog

Day off

A travel blog entry by carsten.bahrain

Just a day off today. Relaxing, texting with my Girlfriend, calling some of my Friends in Germany. Just a quiet ...

A funny thing happened at the way to the beach...., Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

A funny thing happened at the way to the beach....

A travel blog entry by jvitous

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... to spend the day at a beach.  I visited with the hotel travel planner and got a sheet of all of the beach resorts on Mactan Island (along with the fees charged for access).  Some are quite high, $50 USD or more per person, but pretty much all ...

Mar 27, 2011, Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Mar 27, 2011

A travel blog entry by anmaan

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Cebu, Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines travel blog

Cebu

A travel blog entry by guytang

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... on the table and decided to make good use of it instead. I remembered my diving instructor, Eddie Sir, always told me that Philippines was the best place for diving in Asia. So naturally the first place I looked at was Boracay! Alas Boracay was a little ...

Plantation Bay Resort, Cebu, Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Plantation Bay Resort, Cebu

A travel blog entry by dhhtravel

Plantation Bay ...

Do not trust, Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Do not trust

A travel blog entry by youloveit

... save printing this page for mum and dad to read until I'm safely back out of the country!) So there I was, stuck on a plane to the Philippines and seriously having second thoughts; not a great start to the wonderful Christmas celebrations I was planning! ...

Cebu - Scuba diving, Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Cebu - Scuba diving

A travel blog entry by guytang

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Day 2 - Scuba day Before coming out to Cebu I had arranged some scuba diving with Scotty's dive school, who was conveniently based at the Shangri-la hotel. So although I didn't get to stay at the Shangri-la I took a little sneaky peek around the place ...

Birthday Boat, Cebu, Philippines travel blog

Birthday Boat

A travel blog entry by gadelle

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... which is as near as I've ever come to spending all my local coin. One of the things I'd wanted to eat while in the Philippines was halo-halo, but I'd been distracted by other things on the menu at each meal, or had been simply too full for dessert.  ...

U Jelly, Cebu, Philippines travel blog

U Jelly

A travel blog entry by gadelle

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We started our second day in Cebu (though I would view it as our first, in Japan, the first day is the day you set out on, no matter how late the hour) with the breakfast buffet, which was very satisfying indeed.  There was a good mix of local and ...

Tropical Getaway, Cebu, Philippines travel blog

Tropical Getaway

A travel blog entry by gadelle

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... ; and Vietnam for already having been there, my friend Eda and I settled on a five-day, four-night trip to Cebu, an island in the Philippines that is known for its beautiful beaches, good diving, and nice hotels. My birthday fell on a Wednesday that year, ...

Travel to Cebu, Cordova, Philippines travel blog

Travel to Cebu

A travel blog entry by carsten.bahrain

Getting up early to leave for Cebu today. After picking up Joanna at home, where we had Spaghetti for Breakfast(?), we went on our way to the Airport. Seems that i was a bit distracted. I missed the turn to the Rental Car Return, which, at Manila ...

Meandering in Marvelous Mactan, Punta Engaño, Philippines travel blog

Meandering in Marvelous Mactan

A travel blog entry by arnobs66

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... then about its numerous scenic attractions. Separated from the island province of Cebu by a narrow channel, Mactan is home to one of the Philippines' largest export processing zones, which employs several thousands of workers. It also houses the ...

Mactan Island, Cebu, Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Mactan Island, Cebu

A travel blog entry by smileyriley

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... away, and the second room seemed to be a lot better.   We then decided to take a walk to try to find the Mactan Golf Course, which ended up taking us on a wild tour through muddy side streets (with no street name signs). The locals were calling out ...

English School in Cebu, Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

English School in Cebu

A travel blog entry by misocutlet

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... Mandaue cock fighting arena, Bohol Beach Club, Fisherman's Wharf, Lapu-lapu Shrine & Lapu-lapu statue, Pinoy Grill, and Shangri-La's Mactan Island Resort. To tell you the truth, I broke the 10 P.M. curfew of the dormitory a couple of times, although ...

Shangri La (Mactan), Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Shangri La (Mactan)

A travel blog entry by frawldog

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... invaded that place and I got to see the history there, but Magellan who was from Spain just like Columbus came to Philippines just 20 years after Columbus discovered America.  It was quite interesting to I guess to learn more about the Spanish ...

Inflatable, Cebu, Philippines travel blog

Inflatable

A travel blog entry by gadelle

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After our action-packed (!) first day, we definitely needed a full day of rest, so we spent most of the second day relaxing on our beds, on the beach, and poolside.  We did, however, pepper our prone time with eating breaks and swimming breaks and ...

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