What to do in Cebu

3 Cebu Grads among top 10 in Teacher’s Licensure Exam September 2019

Three Cebuanos are among the top 10 examinees in the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET-Elementary) conducted by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) last September.... Read More »

Breaking: Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) is a Winner!

The first resort-inspired airport in the world, the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) Terminal 2 in Mactan, Cebu, was recently declared the winner in the 2019 World Architecture Festival (WAF) in the Completed Building: Transport Category.... Read More »

Ayala Mall Central Bloc is finally open

Cebu’s 2nd Ayala Mall is finally open, in time for the most celebrated Christmas season! ... Read More »

Cheap and Comfortable Hotels to Stay While In Cebu

Looking for budget-friendly hostels and establishments offering the best hospitable service within your limited budget?... Read More »

30th SEA Games Opening Ceremony

30th SEA Games to officially open tonight at the Philippine Arena!... Read More »

Sports Warehouse’s Pre-Holiday Big! Big! Sale

Today's Payday Friday - where to go? The Sports Warehouse Big! Big! Sale is now open at the Trade Hall of SM City Cebu, a month before Christmas.... Read More »

Free Movies at the Park in Naga City Cebu

The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Naga City, Cebu, had recently announced, through a message to the Cebu Republic, that the local government is offering free movies for its constituents and guests.... Read More »

‘Sparkling SM Mallidays’: SM Seaside Cebu Lights Up Stunning Christmas Tree

Last November 7, the SM Seaside City Cebu lit up its humongous Christmas tree. The 55-feet tall centerpiece is a Peacock-inspired ornament towering at the Mountain Wing Atrium of the SM Seaside Cebu.... Read More »

Direct Trips from Cebu City to Surigao City Daily

Good news to all! The Starlite Ferries, Inc.-Cebu had announced of direct daily trips from Cebu City to Surigao City and vice versa. Surigao City is your gateway to the beautiful island paradise of Siargao. The trip (one way) will take you just 9... Read More »

John Gokongwei, Jr., Cebu’s son, dies, 93

The founder and chairman emeritus of JG Summit Holdings, Inc., John Gokongwei, Jr., died evening of November 9 (Saturday) in a Manila hospital. He was 93.... Read More »

Naga-Danao Cebu Superhighway works underway!

The works on Metro Cebu Expressway, also known as the Naga-Danao Superhighway, a 73.75km stretch of road from the City of Naga in southern Cebu to Danao City in the north.... Read More »

Cebu Declared a UNESCO Creative City of Design

Last October 30, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) recognized Cebu City; the Philippines’ perennial Queen City of the South, as the second city in the country with a ‘Creative City” designation, “specifically... Read More »

Your Guide to Grander SINULOG 2020

Find out what's on Sinulog 2020. (Sinulog Festival, Schedule of Activities, Events, Survival Tips, Places to Stay in Cebu, Photos, Videos)... Read More »

SM-Ayala Consortium’s Cebu Seaside Arena is Pushing Through

Remember the proposed (unofficial) design of the highly anticipated Seaside Arena (also known as the SM Seaside City Cebu Arena) that trended 2 years ago?... Read More »

Cebu Ocean Park Launched

Cebu Ocean Park has officially launched the ‘Vivace Events Center’, Cebu’s newest world-class venue for special events and occasions, featuring the oceanarium; the Philippines’ largest indoor aquarium and the first in the Visayas and Mindanao!... Read More »

Cebu Walks: Cebu Republic Joined the 2019 Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk

With more than 50 participants from the Cebu Republic Group alone (the biggest ever in our Photowalk), the annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk 2019 was more than a success!... Read More »

Partying on a Yacht? Cebu’s Unique Islands Hopping and Adventures

Want to have a glorious island hopping and adventures in Cebu’s islands paradise while cruising in a yacht? We will take you further and farther where the adventures are through IslandTravelXP’s well-organized tours across Cebu!... Read More »

Cebu Chows: Lumpia Ngohiong’s amazing taste

To know more about Cebu is to know more about its food. Exploring Cebu’s secret hideaways and its island paradises; be it to the north or the southern delights, Cebu offers some of the finest food on the planet. One of these all-time favorites in the... Read More »

Big Bad Wolf (BBW) Book Sale back in Cebu this August 16 to 26, 2019

After its successful 2-week stint in Cebu City last year, the Big Bad Wolf book fair is coming again to the Queen City of the South this August 16 to 26, 2019. The good news is; there will be no entrance fee. More interestingly, the books are priced... Read More »

Look: Philippine Holidays in August 2019

Rejoice wanderlusts! August 2019 has at least two long weekends due to public holidays. For those who want to spend their vacation somewhere else, they can enjoy the weekend along with their families or friends longer. August 12, a Monday is a Muslim... Read More »

Experience Cebu Yacht Club unlike any other

The Cebu Yacht Club is a well-organized association catering for Cebu’s boating enthusiasts. The club offers boat rental and sailing tours across Cebu Strait as well as the rest of the country. ... Read More »

Guide to Cebu Sinulog Party Events 2019

All roads are leading to Cebu right now as the annual Sinulog Festival is on its way! Brace for the best performances on the upcoming party events coinciding with the Cebu Sinulog Festival 2019 celebration happening on the third week of January 2019.... Read More »

The Cebu Ocean Park - Oceanarium and Convention Area

The oceanarium is the first marine park in the Visayas and Mindanao featuring various sea animals (200 species) in one location, along with several species of birds, insects, and reptiles. The park is set to have its opening in 3rd quarter of 2019.... Read More »

Cebu Republic Joins Scott Kelby Annual Worldwide Photowalk 2018

For the fourth straight year, Cebu Republic has been actively participating in the annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk where photographers in all corners and cities of the world gather together to socialize, share and inspire.... Read More »

Mactan Cebu Island Hopping Tour Package

You talk of Cebu, you're talking beaches. Going to these islands is witnessing scenic beauty, natural cleanness of the seashore, the clear, aqua-tainted waters, the cool breeze, the glorious sunrises and romantic sunsets.... Read More »

The Taj Indian Restaurant Mandaue City Filled the Hungry Tourist

Now, nothing can stop the Cebu Republic from finding the finest and succulent cuisine to satisfy the wandering taste buds of the wanderlusts around Cebu and its adjoining cities like Mandaue. Succumb to the elegance of the Taj Indian Restaurant... Read More »

Experience the Grand El Nido Outdoor Escapade

Cebu Republic invades Palawan The pristine beaches and the natural wonders of El Nido never escape the prying eyes of Cebu Republic, even this prestigious organization is quite amazed with the beauty and splendor of El Nido. So, we decided to take... Read More »

Your Guide to Sinulog Party Events 2017

All roads are leading to Cebu right now as the annual Sinulog Festival is on its way! Brace for the best performances on the upcoming party events coinciding with the Cebu Sinulog Festival 2017 celebration happening... Read More »

12 of Cebu's Most Amazing Projects to date

Cebu is now flying! Cebu is now experiencing a massive glut in infrastructure projects courtesy of both the private and public sectors. The ever increasing numbers of huge projects and proposals have put Cebu above the sky, enabling its economy to... Read More »

Cebu Republic's Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk October 2016

The annual Scott Kelby World Wide Photo Walk (WWPW) is now on its 9th year. Cebu Republic is one of the event's participants which were joined by different organizations around the globe that was realized last Oct 1 for this year.... Read More »

Enjoy the Kalanggaman Island Summer Experience

I would like to share with you my breathtaking experience with this magnificent island where I have been to just recently and witnessed firsthand its scenic beauty, the cleanliness of its shores, the crystal-clear turquoise waters, the cool breeze... Read More »

The Basura Asa Ka Campaign: If You Can't Be A Part, Support It!

What's It All About? The “Basura Asa Ka” campaign is an environmental awareness crusade in Cebu aimed at getting people to manage their garbage properly and throw their waste and refuse in ways that will help protect and... Read More »

Plus63 Sinulog 2016 Event Bash!

Steve Angello was there! The whole of Cebu was also there! The Plus63 party event was an astonishing success! ... Read More »

Guide to Cebu Sinulog Party Events 2016

Welcome New Year 2016! All roads are leading to Cebu right now as the annual Sinulog Festival is on its way! Brace for the best performances on the upcoming party events coinciding with the Cebu Sinulog Festival... Read More »

The Top 5 Bargain Shopping Places in Cebu

Queen City of the South, which is famous for its white sandy beaches, hospitable people and numerous tourist spots, is also a shopper’s paradise. It houses a myriad of shops from upscale malls to bargain shopping places, and offers the traveler... Read More »

Things to do while in Cebu

Cebu, the crowned “Queen City of the South” in the Visayas islands of the Philippines is one of those cities in the world where you could truly appreciate its people, the events, its natural beauty, the food, the nightlife and a whole lot more.... Read More »

12 Compelling Reasons why you should visit SM Seaside City Cebu

Cebu welcomes yet another SM milestoneNov. 27, 2015 marks yet another milestone for SM Prime Holdings and Cebu as well. ... Read More »

Cebu Republic joins The 8th Annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk 2015- “People’s Choice” Winner from Cebu City

Mr. Scott Kelby announces grand prize winner The recently concluded 8th Annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk photo contest had been announced recently by none other than Mr. Scott Kelby himself through his website... Read More »

ARCHCon 2015 at the South Town Center Cebu

The ARCHCon (Anime, Role-playing, Comics and Hobbies Convention) were in town!... Read More »

Cebu Lunatrek 2015 Series - At a glance

The recently concluded Cebu Lunatrek 2015 Series was a tremendous hit! A successful one at that!... Read More »

Cebu Republic Features Beckett's Bridal Fashion

Want to know our partners? The Cebu Republic Community (CRC) is glad to announce that one of its loyal sponsors and partners in realizing great events in Cebu is none other than one of the best designers and... Read More »

Cebu's 12 Interesting Places with the Tastiest Food

These places are the best in Cebu when you talk about sumptuous food, whether served raw or cooked to your likings. The places are everywhere and their kitchens are the most sought-after areas of their turfs. Here are the 12 of the most interesting... Read More »

Cebu's 12 exciting places for families and friends

The family comes first Cebu is truly becoming the most exciting place to visit not only for the sole traveler but for the whole family. It is becoming a wholesome family affair, really. The family that travels together surely stays... Read More »

CEBU REPUBLIC: The First anniversary celebration and PhotoJam

Last July 18 saw the Cebu Republic Community at Pit-os Mountain, Kabayoan, Upper Agsungot, Cebu as it commemorates its one year of existence in the world’s airwaves and the World Wide Web. True to its calling, the Republic gained the upper hand... Read More »

Ampersand Restaurant Featured-a sumptuous destination for the hungry travelers

Banilad is known as one of the best places to go for leisure, food and just anything to while away time and find something exciting, in Cebu. Banilad is located on the outskirt of Talamban, Cebu City where the Banilad Town Center (BTC) prides itself... Read More »

The Cebu Cosplayers Club: They Finally Met (CosMeet 2015)

The Meeting of the Year! June 27, 2015, marked another historic time on Cebu’s calendar of events. It was the day the much awaited CosMeet of Cebu Cosplayers Club (CCC) was finally held! And their meeting was one in the books!... Read More »

Barbecue Promotion @ Circa 1900

Cebu Republic was in for a treat at Circa 1900 when that old Filipino-American ancestral home turned restaurant launched its Barbecue Promotion on June 19, 2015.... Read More »

2 DJs Move on to Red Bull Thre3style Qualifier Final

Local DJs battle it out at the Red Bull Thre3style Cebu Qualifier for a shot to represent the country on the world stage June 18, 2015 (Cebu, Philippines) – It was a night of non-stop beats and high-energy crowds at the Red Bull Thre3style Cebu... Read More »

Cebu Republic Presents: PHOTOJAM

Think Film, Shoot Digital! Here comes again the Cebu Republic, the foremost organization which will lead you to everything! This time they will shoot you! No! Not the usual gunpowder effect,... Read More »

The Cebu Cosplayers Club: CosMeet 2015

Cebu cosplayers have something to do on June 27. Cebu Cosplayers Club will be there! Cosplaying, literally means costume play, is a performance art in which participants, called cosplayers, wear adorable, colorful and fashionable costume... Read More »

Cebu Republic Summer_Jam Band_Battle_2015 - The Grand Final Results

Do not break the spell, just break the heat and beat the records! The long journey had just begun! The people and the judges have spoken! The night was peaceful but extremely exciting and thoroughly breathless. The Cebu Republic Community (CRC) had... Read More »

Top 5 of Cebu’s Best Place to Retire

What is really the best time to retire? Do you have to be 60 or 65 before retiring? Experts advised on individuals, especially those who are stressed or physically or mentally threatened by their usual job, to retire early if they think they are... Read More »

Cebu Republic: Summer_Jam Band_Battle, the Clash in 2015

Summer is simmering and Cebu Republic wants you to make it intense. If you are one of the best, SHOW IT! Local talents beware! You might be our next target! Get your groove and gears and join the Cebu Republic's Summer_Jam Band_Battle_2015.... Read More »

10 of Cebu's Most Exciting and Luxurious Projects to date

Nobody could stop Cebu anymore when it will literally fly in 2015. The Philippines’ Queen City of the South and the second largest city in the entire country, Cebu boast of numerous infrastructures and projects currently undergoing and some will be... Read More »

12 Best Hotels and Resorts to Stay While In Cebu

When travelling, the hotels you stay in can either make or break your trip. For the most part, clean and comfortable is how the average tourist or visiting businessman would like (as you would) his/her room to be, especially where it concerns beds... Read More »

The Top 7 Best Tasting Lechon in Cebu

Beautiful places and tastiest foods: they are just some of the reasons you certainly want to visit Cebu. And anybody would tell you, their lechon is the best in the world! The finger licking lechon of Cebu characterizes the tenderness and warm... Read More »

The MV Logos Hope: The World's Largest Floating Library has returned to Cebu

When she came, she conquered. Then she will return. And she will bring again trillions of words. On May 5, 2015, the MV Logos Hope, the world’s largest floating bookstore will be returning to Cebu, the Philippines’ Queen City of the South and will... Read More »

Tandem Skydiving in Cebu

Skydiving in the Philippines is still not widely-done; in fact, there are only two places in the country where skydiving are rampant, Pampanga and Cebu. In Cebu, there are diving centers catering to students who want to experience the rush in... Read More »

Cebu's Magnificent Zip Lines

When somebody wants to fly and create an illusion of levitating in the sky, even for a few minutes, you can do it in Cebu. Zip lining had never been so exciting when you do it above the wilderness of Cebu. We have discovered some of Cebu's best Zip... Read More »

Waterfalls to Watch out in Cebu!

As water falls from a steep height of a river or stream, a waterfall is formed that becomes cooler and cooler as it approaches the body of water below, Cebu has lot of them, and they really are so cooool and clear. Cliff jumping is one of the... Read More »

Hopping and Adventures at Cebu's Unique Islands Paradise

The Philippines is an archipelago, meaning it is a cluster of islands widely scattered along and near its coastlines. Some of the best islands though, could be found in the waters off Cebu. When we say best, we really meant terrific! Exploring and... Read More »

Kalanggaman Island : Travel Guide to Spectacular Island of Palompon, Leyte

This is Palompon’s paradise. Kalanggaman is considered the most beautiful beach the province of Leyte has to offer. The postcard-perfect virgin island with its powder white sand, clear waters, and cool breeze is certainly a virtual place very... Read More »

The Great Cebu Outdoor Exploits

Breathtaking adventures are hard to come by. So, stand up hermits of the house! You must go out and hop to the best airline you have in mind and you could be off to Cebu. Yes, one of the most daring and greatest adventures you could have imagined in... Read More »

Outdoor Adventures in Cebu that keep your Adrenaline Pumping

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. Should one do less than what Cebuanos do when in Cebu? No. There are numerous adrenaline-pumping activities one can do in this amazing island province in the Philippines that won’t cost you an arm and a leg (I’m... Read More »

Best Restaurants in Cebu

Through the years, Cebu, having evolved into a bustling tourist gateway to the central and southern parts of the country is now home to hundreds of big and small, luxury and budget-type restaurants catering to gourmets and gourmands, the fussy, picky... Read More »

Proposal to a blasted Sinulog 2015!

Okay let's just say we don't want to overdo a festival. But Sinulog is like a crazy carousel of playful masks, brightest clothes, sea of colors, blinding fireworks, a herd of crazy people, a parade of drums and a deafening Pit Senyor! So, let's start... Read More »

Let the Sinulog Festival 2015 Begin!

Pit Senyor! The grandest festival in Cebu has begun and tourists are starting to swarm the metro. Starting from the colorful ‘banderitas’ down to the loud beats within shopping malls, locals and tourists alike are already feeling festive. Different... Read More »

Your Guide to Grander SINULOG 2015

Your Guide to Sinulog 2015 Schedule of Activities, Events, Festival Queen, Fluvial Procession, Sinulog Parade, Sinulog Survival Tips, Photos, Videos... Read More »

SINULOG 2015 Schedule of Activities

If sometime in the past you made a leisure tour of the Philippines without experiencing the thrills and excitement of the SINULOG FESTIVAL in Cebu, you should beat the panties out of your travel agent or tour operator. You have been shortchanged.... Read More »

The  Top-Most Gorgeous Beaches in the 7 Popular Islands of Cebu

It's regarded as one of the most beautiful islands in the world because of its crystal clear ocean waters and an immaculately clean shoreline of powder-like white sands.... Read More »

The Sinulog Festival

If sometime in the past you made a leisure tour of the Philippines without experiencing the thrills and excitement of the SINULOG FESTIVAL in Cebu, you should beat the panties out of your travel agent or tour operator. You have been shortchanged.... Read More »

The Fascinating History of Cebu as Gleaned from Its Exciting Tourist Attractions

I love the Philippines. In particular, I’m nuts about Cebu, one of the country’s amazing, most colorful cities. My memory of Cebu haunts me like the old romantic song of Dean Martin that beckons … “Return to me.” And I do. Every chance I get to... Read More »

Seven Smart Tips on How To Move Around Cebu Without Hurting Your Wallet

Cebu may look tiny in the Philippines map, but tourists who have come to discover it never had any regret. Somewhat like a secret place, some may have not heard about the island, but it is actually among the best places in the country.... Read More »

A Business Outlook On Cebu

With Metro Manila getting pretty much crowded and with anybody and everybody fighting to have a piece of the business action, the new crop of ambitious entrepreneurs and the expansion-minded “old heavyweights” have begun to set their sights... Read More »

The Best-Tasting Food You’ll Find In Cebu’s Top Restaurants

One of the greatest pleasures in life, besides sex and counting money is the pure enjoyment of deliciously good food, Now this will naturally have different origins, prepared and cooked by chefs in different styles and served on the dining table with... Read More »

There’s Never a Dull Moment in Cebu

“I’m bored with this place. There’s nothing to do!” You won’t often hear this complaint from a tourist. But you do. It’s sad and regrettable, for the place and for the visiting traveler. But it’s true. You, sometimes get this woeful frustration with... Read More »

Nightlife Sizzles in Cebu

It’s not about the multi-million peso jackpot nor the all-expenses-paid trip to some incredibly grand European city nor, the high percentage of doubling your money that draws people to the glittering marquee lights and blinking neons of Las... Read More »

Do You Know of Cebu's Fascinating History?

I love the Philippines. In particular, I’m nuts about Cebu, one of the country’s amazing, most colorful cities. My memory of Cebu haunts me like the old romantic song of Dean Martin that beckons … “Return to me.” And I do. Every chance I get to... Read More »

Don't Miss Out on The Beautiful Beaches of Cebu

Many nights I dream of being stranded on a island beach in Cebu with Jennifer Lopez. And just when things are getting to be a bit interesting, I wake up. And I hate myself for waking up! Bitterly, I ask myself … Why should I wake up just when J.LO... Read More »

Cebu Dares You To Try Its Thrills!

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. Should one do less than what Cebuanos do when in Cebu? No. There are numerous adrenaline-pumping activities one can do in this amazing island province in the Philippines that won’t cost you an arm and a leg (I’m... Read More »

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