• Balamban Cebu And The Fruitless Pursuit Of Adventure

    Balamban Cebu And The Fruitless Pursuit Of Adventure

    A fearless confidant will, no doubt, surprise you. With an insatiable appetite for adventure, an adventurous friend will entice your wanderlust, and encourage you to explore unsung places. And, more importantly, this intrepid person will push you out of your comfort zone, adding more color and spice to your life. From exploring international cities to hitting local towns like Balamban, Cebu, my risk-taking buddies had surely infused a heavy dose of adventure to my life through a smorgasbord of surprising escapades. But, sometimes, having them around can feel like more of a curse than a blessing. Sure, they are a whirlwind of fun and excitement, but they can also lead…

  • Buwakan Ni Alejandra: Balamban’s Surprisingly Wonderful Garden

    Buwakan Ni Alejandra: Balamban’s Surprisingly Wondrous Garden

    It all started with a picture. An eye-catching drone shot showcasing the vibrant greens, reds and yellows of Buwakan Ni Alejandra. Shortly after, photos of it went viral online, sending Cebu’s social media users into a frenzy. Fascinated by the photo albums, dozens of visitors, then, flocked to Buwakan ni Alejandra to see its gorgeous blooms. Since then, Balamban became a sought-after spot for tourists and locals yearning for a quick break from their daily grind. And, as far as I’m concerned, it sparked a tsunami of new attractions in Cantipla and Balamban, Cebu. Yet, even with its immense appeal, I wasn’t really interested in seeing Buwakan ni Alejandra. When…