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Mandaue City to benefit from multiple developments

Sunday, September 3

The city of Mandaue lies in a strategic location. From the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, it is the gateway to the cities and municipalities in the province. It is also just minutes away from the major growth points in the Metro Cebu area. The prime positioning of Mandaue has helped in fast-tracking progress in the city, being recognized as one of three highly-urbanized cities in Central Visayas1 and the industrial hub of the region. It is home to about 10,000 industrial and commercial locators2.


Mantawi Residences proudly calls Ouano Avenue, Mandaue City, Cebu its home, a prime spot where everything you need is within reach. With a multitude of infrastructure and development plans in the pipeline, this location is set to transform into a progressive district where you can reap the benefits of living at the center of everything. Take charge of your future with Mantawi Residences’ units equipped with upgraded smart home devices* so you can easily manage your home life without worry.




Exploring Cebu's Natural Wonders: Guide to Family-Friendly Hiking Trails

Friday, May 26

Cebu, known as the Queen City of the South, is not just famous for its pristine beaches and vibrant city life. It also offers a wealth of natural wonders that are perfect for family adventures. If you're looking to connect with nature and embark on an exciting hiking experience with your loved ones, Cebu has an array of family-friendly hiking trails waiting to be explored. In this guide, we will take you through some of the most captivating hiking trails in Cebu, ensuring a memorable and safe adventure for the whole family.



Osmeña Peak


Located in the municipality of Dalaguete, Osmeña Peak is the highest point in Cebu and offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. The trail to Osmeña Peak is relatively easy, making it suitable for families with children. As you ascend, you'll be treated to rolling hills, lush greenery, and a picturesque view of neighboring islands.

Indulge in Authentic Filipino Delights at Kuya J Restaurant

Thursday, May 25

When it comes to Filipino cuisine, nothing beats the warmth and flavors of traditional home-cooked meals. Kuya J Restaurant has captured the essence of Filipino culinary heritage and transformed it into a delightful dining experience. With a wide array of mouthwatering dishes on its menu, Kuya J has become a go-to destination for food enthusiasts seeking a taste of the Philippines. Let's take a closer look at some of the must-try items you can savor at this renowned establishment.






Bonding with Husband at Sirao Garden: Little Amsterdam of Cebu Philippines

Monday, May 1

 


Family bonding is a crucial aspect of building a strong and healthy family relationship. With the fast-paced lifestyle of the modern world, it is essential to take time off and enjoy quality moments with your loved ones. One excellent way to do this is by visiting Sirao Little Amsterdam in Cebu, Philippines.

Located in the scenic hills of Barangay Sirao in Cebu City, Sirao Little Amsterdam is a breathtaking flower farm that is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. The farm is well-known for its picturesque view of vibrant celosia flowers that bloom in various hues, creating a beautiful and colorful landscape. But beyond its beauty, Sirao Little Amsterdam offers an opportunity for families to connect, bond, and create cherished memories.

Here are some ways to make the most of your family bonding experience at Sirao Little Amsterdam:

  1. Take a leisurely walk around the flower farm.

Strolling around the flower farm is an excellent way to enjoy the beauty of Sirao Little Amsterdam while bonding with your family. Take your time and marvel at the picturesque landscape of colorful flowers while breathing in the fresh air. The peaceful ambiance of the farm provides the perfect backdrop for a relaxing and enjoyable walk with your family.

  1. Take family photos.

Family photos are always a great way to capture special moments and memories. Sirao Little Amsterdam's beautiful landscape offers a picturesque background for a perfect family photo. Take turns taking photos of each other, or better yet, hire a professional photographer to capture these special moments.

  1. Picnic together.

After a leisurely walk around the farm and taking family photos, enjoy a lovely picnic together. Bring a blanket, some food, and drinks, and find a cozy spot to enjoy a picnic while soaking in the scenic views. The serene atmosphere of Sirao Little Amsterdam provides the perfect setting for a peaceful and relaxing picnic.

  1. Join flower arranging workshops.

For families who love hands-on activities, Sirao Little Amsterdam offers flower arranging workshops that allow you to create beautiful flower arrangements. These workshops provide a fun and interactive way to bond with your family while learning a new skill.

In conclusion, Sirao Little Amsterdam is an excellent destination for families who want to enjoy quality time together while enjoying the beauty of nature. Whether you choose to take a leisurely walk, take family photos, picnic together, or join a flower-arranging workshop, the farm offers endless opportunities for family bonding. So why not plan a visit to Sirao Little Amsterdam today and create cherished memories with your family?









Pedicab Band to Bring Their Unique Sound to Indie-Rock Event in Cebu

Thursday, April 27

Cebu City, Philippines - The local music scene in Cebu is about to get a significant boost with OTOMATIK: Pedicab Live in Cebu. Headlined by Manila-based electronic rock band Pedicab, the event also features promising local acts from Cebu.



Pedicab is known for their unique blend of indie-rock, electronic, and punk music. Their high-energy performances and catchy melodies have won them a large following nationwide. They have released several critically acclaimed albums and have won numerous awards for their music.



Joining Pedicab on stage will be some of the most exciting indie-rock acts in Cebu, Luxxx, Ala Ahkbar, The Line Divides, Sunday, The Pervs, and Awkward Dancer. These bands have been making waves in the local music scene and are expected to deliver a riveting performance.

The event will take place on April 29, 2023, at the Playground in From Here, Crossroads Cebu. Doors will open at 7 PM. Presale tickets are at P600 and are available until April 26, 2023. You can visit the John Bottles Events FB page for details. However, walk-in tickets are also available at the venue for P750.


The event is organized by John Bottles Events, PAWN Records, Counterflow Productions, and LILA Events Ph—a collective of music enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to promoting the indie music scene in the region. They aim to provide a platform for local artists to showcase their talents and connect with music fans in Cebu and beyond.


"We are thrilled to bring Pedicab and some of the best indie-rock bands in Cebu together for this event," said Bobbi Olvido of John Bottles Events. "This is an opportunity for music lovers to experience the vibrant and diverse music scene in Cebu and discover new artists."

The event is co-presented by From Here, Crossroads Cebu, and Soupstar Music. It is also made possible the following sponsors, PRworks Visayas-Mindanao (Philippines) Alba Uno Hotel, ACES Eye Referral Clinics, Phinance, International Pharmaceuticals Inc., Hearty Meals by Bea, Hibla Natives, Baihaus , Kinaham ni Masyong, Good Habits Cartel, Kusina La Madera, Mr. Xavier Go, Dr. Robbie Decilio, Mr. John Mark Maglana and Mr Jud Sala of Poverty Studios.


For more information about the event and to purchase tickets, visit the @JohnBottlesEvents on Facebook.


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