Marlen Limpag

  • Plan your 2011 with any of 3 power planners

    Plan your 2011 with any of 3 power planners

    Get your 2011 planner with your coffee purchases, either at Starbucks or Bo’s. At any Starbucks stores in Cebu, customers are offered a sticker pamphlet that they must fill up to be able to redeem any one of three planner designs. There are 17 sticker slots that need to be completed: nine from buying the […]

  • Parkmall offers scary experience in horror booth

    Parkmall offers scary experience in horror booth

    The room was pitch black, and eerie music was playing from somewhere. We can’t go back so we must push on. A few meters away, we can make out a shape in white coming slowly towards us. My 7-year-old son pulled back in fear and screamed. My other son, 12, was no better, gripping my […]

  • 280-year-old Jesuit house in Cebu

    280-year-old Jesuit house in Cebu

    In the hustle and bustle of Cebu City are houses so old, they’ve stood for about 300 years. One of these structures is located between Calle Zulueta and the narrow side street of Binakayan in downtown Parian, the old Chinese district of Cebu. It’s a two-storey house of cut coral stone walls, tugas hardwood floors […]

  • Taboan buwad (dried fish)

    Taboan buwad (dried fish)

    Nothing compares to the danggit (salted dried fish) produced in Cebu, and the Taboan market is the cheapest source of this specialty food in Cebu City. Danggit is just one of the many kinds of buwad (dried fish) sold in Taboan. A kilo of danggit in Taboan ranges from 400 pesos to 500 pesos, depending […]

  • Branded clothes, shoes at SM’s Northwing

    Branded clothes, shoes at SM’s Northwing

    If a P3,495 dress doesn’t faze you, you’d feel right at home shopping in SM City-Cebu’s Northwing. The Northwing is home to brand shops selling imported clothes, black shoes, bags, accessories like Mango, NafNaf, Onesimus, Montre, Aldo, F&X, Accessorize, Espada, Skinfood, Kipling, Osh Kosh B’Gosh, Traffic, Bayo, Promod, Regatta, and Levis, among others. Bohemian bags […]