19 Treats Cebuanos Loved as Kids - Hanging Rice. You may now have a sophisticated palate, able to tell the difference between different dishes from all over the world.
But once upon a time, you nibbled on these simple yet delectable treats that are part of every Cebuano childhood. HangingRice challenges you to name as many of these yummy snacks as possible. No cheating! 15 Things Every Tourist Must Know Before Coming to Cebu - Hanging Rice. Before you pack your stuff and buy a plane ticket to Cebu, it is important that you understand how things work over here.
Although the weather is warm, the people are accommodating, and the atmosphere friendly, Cebuanos can sometimes be a little ‘difficult’ to comprehend. So, to make things a little easier for you, here are 15 things that you have to know before you start saying “Bai!” Know When to Use Bai Bai is a special Cebuano term which means friend, dude, or brother. Basically, the word is used when addressing or calling someone you know. What Happened to Mactan’s Seafood (Sutukil) Restaurants - Cebu Reviews. Sep 032015 Last week, I had the shock of my life.
I went to Mactan to visit the seafood (sutukil) restaurants, but found the place practically empty… Several years back they were almost like that of a Hong Kong fish market (I say “almost” because they did not have, and never shall have, the variety, orderliness and sanitation of their Hong Kong counterparts). Hong Kong Seafood Market Nevertheless, it had rows and rows of fresh catch from the sea that was sweet, juicy and tasty no matter how they were cooked, i.e., sugba, tula, or kilaw – Cebuano terms for grilled, stewed, or raw (actually cooked in vinegar). Business was very brisk, competition was strong and finding a place to park was as difficult as finding a suitable place for lunch or dinner. 7 Creepy Urban Legends In Cebu That You've Probably Heard Of.
We love urban legends – we made them and believe them.
It’s a sign of our rich past and we use them to make naughty children stay inside the house for good. What are some creepy urban legends of Cebu do you know of? Here are some: 1. The Kugtong in General Milling Corp. The Philippines is surrounded by ocean so it’s no wonder we have scary stories about sea monsters. symbianize.com Kugtong is a local term for an unusually large grouper or Lapu-Lapu/pugapo fish found in the waters of Cebu island. Location of General Milling Corp. as a warning It is said that this fish has mutated (à la Godzilla) because of the biological waste products dumped by the factory in the Opon Channel. Starwars.wikia.com. Mugstoria. You think you’re ready for the best festival ever?
Think again. Before you go dancing to the Sinulog beat, in your new Sinulog t-shirt, and new Sinulog merchandise (the customary whistle and headdress), let us first review the things that are almost NOT there during this time and the ways to counter the whatnots with the top notch! REALITY #1 :The almost NOT there TRANSPORTATION. This Video Narrates Cebu's Rich Past Very Well In Just 6 Minutes. First time to Cebu - the inside guide to Cebu Philippines. One of the beautiful Beaches in Cebu First Time to Holiday in Cebu?
Cebu is an amazing holiday destination, a great alternative to Thailand or Malaysia for those looking for a tropical vacation. It offers a bit of everything to keep most holiday makers happy. The friendly Cebuano’s are welcoming hosts and the beautiful Cebuano girls have been attracting foreigners for years, easy to talk to and fluent in English. Recently the Philippines been attracting attention as more people discover the appeal of the country. 10 Cool Places in Cebu Where You Should Be During the Sinulog Month. It is only a matter of time when the Sinulog Grand Parade will once again bathe the city of Cebu in an ocean of color.
Tourists and locals alike look forward to having a very good time. To have all the fun we could possibly get for the Sinulog, head on to these cool places! 10. Pier Area missosology.info The fluvial procession on January 18, 2014 can be witnessed here. 9. Pasalubong ideas, food, souvenirs, and other gift items can be bought here during the entire month of January. 8. You Know You're a Cebuano If You've Been to these Places. Cebuano life wouldn’t be complete if Cebuanos haven’t been to these places.
Sure, there are lots of places where Cebuanos go but for the sake of simplicity, I narrowed this list to 10. These places doesn’t necessarily mean they are the most visited or most-frequented. In fact, some Cebuanos may have never set their foot on these places but have already passed by them on several occasions. A first time travel experience in Cebu. Believe it or not but I can really say that social networking sites made the world smaller and countries even closer, in a positive way.
You can meet friends from other continents and learn about their culture and food and their language. It’s fun. You know you're Cebuano if you've eaten these. Filipinos are known all over the world as people who love to eat.
Since Filipinos are innately hospitable, “food is the basis of their social life”, Global Gourmet pointed out. Cebuanos are not an exemption to this stereotype. We generally eat more than three meals a day, not to mention the morning and afternoon snacks. 11 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Cebu - Hanging Rice. You think you know everything about Cebu? Well, we’re quite certain that you don’t. Here are 11 interesting Cebu facts that you can use the next time you feel the need to impress someone. 11. These Aerial Shots Of Cebu Will Leave You Breathless. Cebu is really a beautiful place… I think we can all agree with that. Let’s take a look how Cebu looks like when viewed from the top.
Try to guess the buildings in these aerial shots: 1. Osmeña Circle Getty Images 2. Photo by Conrad Shutterbug 3. 10 Pasalubong Ideas From Cebu (Part 2) Here’s part 1 where lechon, otap and dried mangoes are on the list. Ah, Cebu, a great place where you can taste good food for a reasonable price. Anyway, if you are a tourist looking for something nice to bring home, or just a common Cebuano looking for something to send to your loved ones abroad, this list may help you: 1. 10 Famous Places In Cebu That Were Named After People. I’m sure most of you have already been to this places. Most places in Cebu are named after people, but who are these people? Let’s start with the most famous street in Cebu: 1.
Colon Street cebudailynews.inquirer.net Most of you probably know that Colon is the oldest street in the Philippines and is named after the famous Italian explorer, Christopher Columbus. The 10 Girls You Will Meet in Cebu. 29 Cebu Views Cebuanos Will Never See Again - Hanging Rice. We know you miss the good old days. We do, too! So, to help you with that little problem, we’ve collected these images that show some of the wonderful things that we Cebuanos loved and now all terribly miss. Reminisce and enjoy! 1. An expat blog and local guide to living, eating, travelling and the nightlife in Cebu City, The Philippines. 10 Amazing Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Cebu. 18 Cebu Changes You May Not Know If You Have Not Been Back In Recent Years - Hanging Rice. 18 Cebu Changes You May Not Know If You Have Not Been Back In Recent Years – Part 2 - Hanging Rice.
Cebu is changing fast. You Know You're Cebuano If You're Always Craving For These Fruits. 10 Cebuano Problems We All Face. Being Cebuano is great – with mouth-watering dishes and eye-catching view of the whole province – we couldn’t ask for more. But there are times, dark times when we face seemingly trivial #Cebuanoproblems but annoying as hell. An expat blog and local guide to living, eating, travelling and the nightlife in Cebu City, The Philippines. …Do as the Cebuanos do. This post is about trying to fit in as much as possible, and the advantages of being a westerner in The Philippines. I’ve touched on the food before, but the more I stay here the more I’m actually coming round to some of it.
I still don’t eat rice regularly, and the two times I’ve eaten out in the last week have been at Greek and Thai/Vietnamese restaurants, but my point still stands.