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Saturday, September 16, 2017

Keep Calm and Go Shopping with Friends at The Metro Sidewalk Sale

We went shopping at the Day One of Metro Sidewalk Sale happening in all Metro Department Store, Metro Supermarket and Super Metro HyperMarket locations nationwide. We just learn that The Metro Sidewalk Sale is an Annual Storewide Sale at up to 50% off, from the freshest produce to the most affordable grocery items, even extended to an assortment of furniture and appliances, electronics, homeware, ladies and men’s apparel and accessories, and basic essentials.

The Metro Sidewalk Sale will run until Sunday September 17 and it will give everyone more time and more discounts from great finds to your most desired items. Lucky shoppers will also get a chance to win one of six (6) 32gb iPhone 7 smartphones, six (6) 32gb Apple TVs. To tease you more on the what's in store for you at The Metro Sidewalk Sale, browse below on what caught our attention.

Up to 50% Off on Running and Casual Shoes

40 % on Pony Sneakers and selections from Converse

Great Bargains at Ladies Accessories.

More Bargains at Ladies Bags.

50% Off discounts on Luggage.

Kids would definitely be the reasons why you go shopping. Here's some of the items we've caught on camera:

Even Adults would love these hug-gable fluffy Bear Stuffed Toys

Colorful strollers for Toddlers with baby toys on board.

Kids Bikes and Trainers.

Hello Kitty Back Packs

30 % Off on Kids Bossini Denims

Of course aside from shopping, everyone must have their own hobby or self recreation, we intentionally dropped by these section in Metro Department store for these purpose.

Yoga Mats for only 399 Pesos, Namaste.

Guitars and other Musical Instruments.

Gym Equipment, keeping a balanced lifestyle.

Camping Tents and Accessories.

We also passed by the Appliance and Home Entertainment section. You will get a really abundant array of choices and options with numerous brands on the display.

Devant LED TV with Smart LED TV variants.

EZY Curve LED TV will also give justice to your favorite series or movie.

Metro truly makes shopping easier with one-stop value-for-money services while offering premium merchandise sold at the most affordable prices. Stay tune for more updates on this blog post as we check at the Kitchen, Home Interior and Grocery sections on Day Two and Three. See you at The Metro!

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The Metro SideWalk Sale 2017 posted at Cebu Events Blog

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Explore the World of Tea through Flavor and Variety with Starbucks Teavana

Starbucks recently and exclusively announced the introduction of new Starbucks Teavana Frozen Teas in Asia, a refreshing, icy-smooth handcrafted beverages combine the finest Teavana teas. Starbucks Teavana Frozen Teas then refined by botanical blends with premium ingredients like Kyoho grapes and pomegranate pearls.

Starbucks wants frequenters to experience tea like they’ve never imagined, drawing inspiration from a love of tea in Asia and from popular new flavors. Starbucks Teavana Frozen Teas have been developed exclusively for customers across Asia, delivering a sophisticated and modern tea experience.

The Starbucks Teavana Frozen Hibiscus Tea with Pomegranate Pearls combines floral notes of hibiscus flowers and rose petals with the tropical flavors of papaya and mango. Then enhanced with hints of cinnamon and lemongrass, topped with glistening, jewel-like pearls of pomegranate juice that burst on the tongue.
Starbucks Teavana Frozen Chamomile Tea with Kyoho Grape and Aloe tenders soothing experience of chamomile tea blended with honeyed white grapes and aloe cubes. Its harmony delivers a cool, lightly sweet taste and topped with Japan popular variety of skinned and pitted whole Kyoho grapes.

Now, it's for you to explore the Icy, refreshing and packed with antioxidants, Starbucks Teavana Frozen Iced Teas will be available in limited time only.

For more information about these new Starbucks Teavana Frozen Teas, visit

Exclusive Starbucks Teavana Beverage Frozen Tea Asia posted at Cebu Events Blog


Saturday, July 22, 2017

FastCat brings you to the gateway to Bohol Adventures - Tubigon

FastCat’s vision is to provide an efficient form of transportation that can easily interconnect cities to even the most remote places in Visayas and Mindanao. With their most modern and professionally-run vessel company in the Philippines, this vision is within reached now. Furthermore, FastCat is expecting the arrival of 30 more these secure and lavishly supercharged leviathans to create connecting trips from Bohol to Leyte and from Bohol to Camiguin and all the way to Cagayan de Oro.

Tubigon Bohol as seen from the front Deck

FastCat is now on full business operation with a fleet of 10 brand-new double-hulled catamarans that not only provide a convenient form of transportation but a safe and superior service that Filipinos deserve. FastCat now sails the Philippine archipelago through the following routes:
  • Batangas to Calapan (Mindoro)
  • Bulalacao (Mindoro) to Caticlan (Aklan)
  • Matnog (Sorsogon) to San Isidro (Northern Samar)
  • Iloilo (Panay) to Bacolod (Negros Occidental)
  • San Carlos (Negros Occidental) to Toledo (Cebu)
  • Liloan (Southern Leyte) to Lipata (Surigao del Norte)
  • Dumaguete (Negros Oriental) to Dapitan (Zamboanga del Norte).

FastCat Passenger Entrance

With Cebu (Central Visayas) to Tubigon (Bohol) route, ferrying to the gateway to Bohol Island will only take 1.5 hour, Bohol’s the scenic countryside through Tubigon will welcome you.

Tubigon Loom Weavers Cooperative Showroom

Tick off your souvenirs list while shopping at Tubigon Loom Weavers. See how the locals of Tubigon Bohol craft their famous Looms.

Tubigon Loom Weavers Cooperative Factory

Shop while helping the locals and their Loomweavers group earn since weaving serves as the main source of income in the area.

Tubigon Loom Weavers Cooperative Sample Products

After Tubigon, you may now start your countryside tour as you transfer from this town to Central Bohol where the marvelous Chocolate Hills awaits visitors.

CHAP Bohol Grand Entrance

There are several options how to grab adventures with Bohols Chocolate Hills, Chocolate Hills Adventure Park of CHAP is one of them, different angle to view the Hills versus the usual Chocolate Hills Monument site. CHAP offers several activities that can be done onsite such as Tree Top Rope Challenges, Zipline (in a bike) or just a plain walk until you reach the viewing deck offering you the green vegetation of Carmen Bohol and its Hills.

Chocolate Hills as seen from CHAP viewing deck

After Carmen, Bilar town will lead you the picturesque Man-Made Forest.

And of course,a visit to the most gentle, miniscle primate, The Tarsier as viewed at the Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary.

'Carlito Syrichta' or Tarsier

Exit from the Bohol Countryside and experience downtown Bohol and learn from Bohol's curators at the National Museum in Tagbilaran City. The key takeaway here are the historical milestones of the Province of Bohol including their restoration of the centuries old Churches that has been hit by the an Earthquake.

The National Museum, Tagbilaran Bohol

An important site to drop by at the downtown Tagbilaran is the very site of the Blood Compact, behind is the beautiful island of Panglao, home of Bohol's world class Beach Resorts and an International Airport soon.

Blood Compact Site, Tagbilaran Bohol

Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corporation (APFC) who runs FastCat has also partnered with Philtranco and Jam Transit group, who will station their buses at FastCat’s ports to give passengers and businesses a smooth land and sea transportation.

FastCat M11 Vessel as it docks at Cebu Pier Tres

FastCat can accommodate 275 passengers, 34 cars, and seven trucks or buses in its 300-meter lanes. With televisions sets, air conditioned spaces, a canteen, luggage area and a dedicated elevator for the disabled with storage for wheel chair. FastCat’s double-hull catamarans, which come from Australia, make the ship more stable and are made to suit the Philippine waters. It also has 10 watertight compartments and no ballasts, making it safer, lighter and faster than the average Roll-On, Roll Off vessels.

Comfortable and Convenient Ride, on the background is the MalacaƱan of the South, Cebu City

FastCat Catamarans are powered by four internationally-classed and ABS-certified Yanmar engines. Typical shipping containers usually take between 12 to 14 days to reach their destination. In comparison, FastCat roros only take 22 to 24 hours from Cebu to Manila and back, making it an efficient way to transport goods.

Information about FastCat’s trips, schedules and fares? Visit the follwoign links (Facebook Page)

Also check out Philtranco and JAM liner’s trips on their social media accounts at: and

FastCat now brings you the Gateway of Bohol - Tubigon posted at Cebu Events Blog