An island in the southern part of the Philippines that is rich in history and culture. With the arrival of Portuguese explorer, Ferdinand Magellan in 1521, it became the birthplace of Christianity in the Philippines. The capital Cebu City was the oldest city and first capital of the Philippines. Cebu celebrates one of the biggest and brightest festival’s in the country, the Sinulog Festival every 3rd week of January.
Hailed as the “Queen City of the South”. Over the years, it has been a major focal point in the region’s trade and industry. Cebu has been much-admired due to its fast-growing economy and premier educational system. It is also home to the famous Cebu Lechon, which was once dubbed by Anthony Bourdain as “The Best Pig Ever”.
The island stretches 196 kms long and is divided in 2 regions, North and South. The northern part is for the laid-back wanderer where you can find most of the pristine white sand beaches. While the southern part is for the adventurous traveler, go climb a mountain, chase waterfalls, get exhausted and have fun at the same time while doing canyoneering.