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Private Arrival Transfer: Mactan-Cebu International Airport to Hotel
"Enjoy convenient and hassle-free private transportation from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport to your Cebu or Mactan Resorts hotel. Once you land you will be welcomed by your experienced and friendly driver and driven directly to your hotel. Depending on the size of your party you will be picked up by a comfortable air-conditioned sedan or minivan.When making a booking you will need to advise your flight details and your accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed within 24 hours and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. Approximately 24 - 48 hours prior to your arrival in Cebu you will be required to reconfirm exact pickup time and place (the contact number will be provided on your travel voucher).Price is per person based on 6 to 8 adults per car/vehicle."
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Mactan Island-Hopping Adventure from Cebu with Snorkeling and BBQ Lunch
"Your island-hopping adventure begins with pickup from your hotel and a short trip to the Mactan Island docks just over the causeway from Cebu.Boarding an outrigger motorized canoe called a banca take in views of the Philippine Sea and its many islands on the 45-minute ride to Hilutungan Island. The marine sanctuary surrounding Hilutungan is home to colorful coral reefs and hundreds of varieties of fish including damsel fish anemone fish parrot fish and batfish among others.You’ll soon see why Hilutungan is considered the Philippines’ best island for diving and snorkeling
From $195.00
 
Day Trip to Bohol from Cebu with Chocolate Hills and Loboc River Cruise
"Your Bohol day trip begins with pickup from your Cebu hotel and a short trip to the port to catch the ferry over to Bohol Island. You’ll land in the island capital Tagbilaran and board an air-conditioned coach to tour Bohol’s scenic countryside.Your Bohol sightseeing tour takes in many sights including the bronze statue known as the Blood Compact Monument commemorating the first treaty of friendship between the Spanish and Filipinos. You’ll see the lush foliage of a forest of mahogany trees prized for their timber and pass villages surrounded by local nipa palms. Visit Baclayon Church and admire its traditional Spanish colonial architecture. Explore its neighboring museum with your guide to see historical relics dating back to the 16th century!Then head to the
From $220.00

More Local Customs in Bacolod City

Fiesta! Everyone's Welcome

Whenever a barangay or town celebrates a fiesta, guests are welcome in a local's home for food and drinks. Yes, it is part of the Filipino hospitality. In our town (1.5 hours from Bacolod) we...
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buenababe
Sep 13, 2011

Masskara!!!

Every October 19, Bacolod Celebrates its charter day and a Masskara Festival is held. It is a week long celebration wherein the highlight is usually the weekend before the 19th. Be sure to book your...
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buenababe
Sep 13, 2011

Eat out!

Bacolodnons love to eat out and to be "seen". It's just a small city where a friend of a friend knows this and that. We have a variety of local restaurants which we patronize and recommend with...
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buenababe
Jul 07, 2011

Sweet As Sugar

Aside from their sincere and warm hospitality, guess what you’ll immediately notice about the people of Bacolod: their sweet way of talking in an indescribable melodious tone. You’ll also observe that...
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cyndymc
Nov 11, 2010

The Rise Of The Middle Class

When crisis hit the sugar industry, many of the workers who were displaced didn’t wallow in self-pity. Rising above their misfortune of losing jobs, many took a chance to work abroad. The overseas...
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cyndymc
Nov 11, 2010

Simple, Slow And Easy

Simple:Far from the aristocratic types I imagined, the affluent in Bacolod do not dress up to impress. In fact, many wealthy people don’t wear flashy clothes and jewelry in public; they dress up and...
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cyndymc
Nov 11, 2010
 
 
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"Bibingka" As Street Foods

I was told that when Aboy's Restaurant introduced the "Bibingka" and "Puto Bumbong", they became such a big hit to Bacolod diners. On the streets of Bacolod, you can also have the "bibingka". Cooked...
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cyndymc
Nov 02, 2010

Weekend Get Together

Most clans/families get together on weekends. I had the occasion to witness the get together of the Garcia Clan. After a festive meal, I was happy to see such affluent families discussing not business...
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cyndymc
Nov 02, 2010

Hospitality At Its Best!

I believe that the best way to learn about the culture of a place is by observing things and people around you; actually talking and mixing with the locals, and joining them in their festivals and...
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cyndymc
Nov 02, 2010

"Sinamak", Soy Sauce & Calamansi

When you go to a restaurant serving native foods, you'll see already set on the table a bottle of "sinamak", a bottle of soy sauce, and ready to squeeze calamansi on a saucer. It seems that almost all...
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cyndymc
Oct 28, 2010

Feeling of Oneness

Whether affluent, middle class or poor, I noticed that family ties of Bacolod people are closely knit. They eat meals together, they go see places together, and many even watch the Masskara Festival...
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cyndymc
Oct 27, 2010

Rice For Meals

For meals in restaurants, viands are eaten NOT with bread, but with your choice of plain rice, fried rice or garlic rice. The rice is usually served on slightly singed banana leaves cut to the shape...
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cyndymc
Oct 25, 2010

Lechon

mmm, pork, not just pork, but the entire pig, slow roasted and stuffed with spices. I had lechon no less than three times when I was here and will forever be grateful. Among pork lovers of the world,...
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shohman
May 20, 2010

Party with the Dead!

On all Soul's day (Oct. 31-Nov. 3) The entire Bacolod heads to the graves (The cemeteries) and puts up a party for their dead friends and relatives! That's right- families and friends step right up on...
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Aug 22, 2007

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