Best Transportation Tips When Traveling in Cebu, Philippines

Posted on 13 February 2018 (0)

Before diving into today’s traveling article, special thanks to our roofing Vancouver WA friends for enabling us to travel and write these helpful tips.  Cebu, Philippines is not only known because of its beautiful and pure beaches but also its mouthwatering foods and goodies. People in Cebu are also friendly and are considered hospitable when it comes to tourists and visitors. There are also a lot of historical sceneries like the Magellan’s Cross and the Lapu Lapu Shrine. To be able to get to these destinations and thoroughly enjoy Cebu’s paradise, you need to get the most suitable transportation.

The best way for you to reach the city from the airport is by hiring a taxi.

Upon exiting the airport, which is located in Mactan, Lapu Lapu, there are airport taxis available you just have to fall in line and wait for your turn, but the turnover is pretty fast. There are two lanes for you to choose from the white taxi lane and the yellow taxi lane. The white taxi lane is cheaper than the yellow ones, and the yellow taxi lane is shorter than that of the white ones. When you reached the city center of Cebu where most of the malls, restaurants, and hotels are located, you take the Multicabs or jeepneys to enjoy the city. The difference between a Multicab and a jeepney is that jeepneys are a lot bigger than the Multicab. Multicabs cost around 5 pesos, while the jeepneys rate is from 8 pesos to 12 pesos, depends on how far you want to go.

If you would want to go to the beaches, you can go to Hagnaya port by bus and use a ferry to reach the south of Cebu where most beaches are. There are a lot of beaches to explore In Cebu South. There is the province of Alcoy and the famous Bantayan. In Alcoy, there are a lot of beaches which are cheap. The entrance fees in Alcoy beaches are within 50 -100 pesos per person. In Alcoy, you can bring a mat and stay in a certain part of the beach where you can feel the sea breeze and appreciate its beauty. On the other hand, Bantayan Island is famous because of its beautiful blue and pure waters and the famous whales. Bantayan cost a little higher than that of Alcoy and is farther to travel. From Alcoy, it will take another 3-4 hours via Bus. The travel time is worth it to Bantayan because once you arrive there, you will be amazed on how peaceful and clean the island is. There are packages offered in resorts in Bantayan if you would want to swim with the whales. Packages range from 2500- 3000 pesos, depending on what hotel or resort are you in.

Aside from the places and the beaches, Cebu is known for their mouthwatering Lechon Cebu. In every mall there is a stall or a booth which sells this. You should never leave Cebu, Philippines without tasting this delicacy. Whatever mode of transportation you would want to choose what is essential is that you would be able to appreciate the blissful and pleasant city of Cebu.

Finland or Switzerland? Which one to choose for your next trip

Posted on 11 February 2018 (0)

Finland and Switzerland. What do they have in common? They are both one of the most visited countries in the world. Tourists love going to these two countries, but there are so many differences that might make it hard to decide to which one to go first. This is a struggle that many tourists have. And, the only way that you can make the right decision, is by considering these facts.

Summer or winter holiday

The first thing that you should consider is if you want a summer or winter holiday. If you want to have a sunny, warm holiday then Finland will be your choice.

However, if you are looking for snowing, cold holiday full of skiing and walking trails then Switzerland is your choice. It is really important to know the differences between these two countries. They are extremely different in weather and activities that you can do.

Do you prefer beach or snow?

Beach or snow? For most, it will be the beach. However, those that are tired of going to the beach each year can look forward to a cold holiday in the mountains from Switzerland. There are some of the best ski resorts in the world and you and your whole family can have the best time ever.

If you still prefer the beach but look for a different beach than each year, then Finland might be your choice. This is a country that is popular for their beaches. These beaches are special in so many ways. There are great resorts right on the beach and there are some great water activities that you can choose from.

Your budget

When it comes to your budget, the one thing that you need to know is that both can be on the expensive side. This is because of the popularity of these two tourist destinations. There are many things that you should consider when you are looking at which one you can afford.

You need to make sure that you are looking for accommodation, activities and other expenses that you might have.

Shopping or museums?

The last thing to consider before you are making your final decision. Do you prefer a place where you can do lots of shopping, or are you one of those that are going from the one museum to the next? Finland is popular for shopping, while Switzerland has the museums.

Finland or Switzerland? Both are great tourist countries that you can visit. The difference is that the one is in the mountains and snowing a lot. While the other one is on the beach and is hot and sunny. With these tips, you will know which one you should consider. Warm sunny beaches or cold snowing mountains?