• Cebu,  Dubai,  Slider Post,  Taxi

    On Honesty & Dishonesty (Transpo Edition)

    This is a long overdue blog post. I’ve intended to publish this while I was still in Cebu. It’s actually a short sharing on #Honesty & #Dishonesty in these five (5) types of transportation in the Philippines.   TAXI  – LTFRB set a new calibration scheme for taxis in Cebu. That is a 40 PHP flag down, an additional 13.50 PHP for every kilometer and 2 PHP running for every two (2) minutes waiting in a traffic. This set up though is only applicable if the taxi franchise has calibrated the new meter and has installed the new requirements before using this fare format. As I sat on the taxi…

  • BlogLife,  Cebu,  JM Kayne's Life,  Kayne Travels,  Lifestyle

    Cebu – Temple of Leah (2018)

    Temple of Leah has started making the buzz all over Cebu and nearby cities as it captures the heart of many Cebuanos & Filipinos. This temple isn’t a place of worship. Instead it is an expression of love from a husband Teodirico Adarna to his late wife Leah Albino Adarna. Also dubbed as Cebu’s version of Taj Mahal. Right after our unplanned trip to Sirao Flower Farm, we headed to this temple which is a 20-25 minutes drive by motorcycle (habal-habal). 75/- Pesos is the fare per person, one way. Entrance Fee @ 50/- pesos per person (as of Feb 2018) What can you do/see?  Basically the temple is open,…

  • Cebu,  JM Kayne's Life,  Kayne Travels

    Cebu – Sirao Flower Farm (Garden) 2018

    Welcome to Sirao Flower Farm(Garden) – aka Cebu’s Little Amsterdam. This is one of those successful unplanned trip. Been trying to complete my to do’s as I continue to enjoy my longer vacation here in Cebu. Gemma, one of my highschool buddies initiated this and instead of a simple lunch out/roaming around SM or Ayala, we took the high road! hahaa literally high  going up to Busay and beyond! This farm has been on my 2017 bucketlist and missed that chance last year, so it excites me to finally pay a visit! How to get there: Which ever part of Cebu you are from, Colon Street will be the best starting…

  • JM Kayne's Life,  Kayne Travels,  Lifestyle

    Cebu – City of Naga Boardwalk

    City of NAGA, Cebu. My annual vacation corresponds to annual get together. Although I haven’t schedule for all this year, my bonding session with my cousins Clea (IG: @polarisceinture) and ChinChin (IG: @grecienechin2) is a must. This year we decided to visit Naga City Cebu Boardwalk. Each city or town nowadays, tries to develop beautiful attractions in their locality to attract tourist. This is Naga City’s approach to it. This shoreline boardwalk costs around 62M running 195 meter in length. A beautiful spot to bond with family, friends and special someone. In fact, this visit is also my friend Dion’s Pre-valentine episode on hi YouTube account walakokasabotpasabtako; where we interviewed…

  • Byahe ng Kokobears,  Travel Log

    CEBU : Sinulog 2017

    For many years, Cebu has been known for being the Queen City of the South. The white sand beaches, the food, the people and more has contributed to the popularity of Cebu. Not only that, every new year marks another year of festivity! In this blog post, allow me to share some basic information about this popular event back in my hometown to which where and when the Sinulog Festival comes in! The above video is one of this year’s presenter – from the Municipality of Dumanjog!   What & How Sinulog started? Sinulog started as a celebratory ritual for the locals of Zubu (Cebu’s old name). Upon the arrival of…

  • Byahe ng Kokobears,  Slider Post

    Travel Guide : Simala Church Cebu

    Cebu is one of the first seat of Christianity in the Philippines, it is full of churches that represents the countries long  history of Catholicism – accompanied with various festivals in honor of Jesus, Mary and all the different saints. A municipality in southern Cebu named Sibonga has become a tourist/devotee destination because of the #EuropeFeels / #ItalyFeels  – SIMALA Church has. It is a façade in honor of Mama Mary.   This January, I went on a vacation and took a trip down south to visit the church and paid homage to the Blessed Virgin for all of her blessings she and her son have showered to me and to my family! Here I’m…

  • Byahe ng Kokobears,  JM Kayne's Life

    Hello Cebu! Surprise!

    Surprise!!!   As of writing, it is 5:15 am, Manila time – 6 Jan 2017. I am currently in the boarding area for my connecting flight to Cebu. This is an unplanned vacation which will surely bring a surprise to my family. I have kept this secret for a month now, and only a few of my friends know about this. I hope no one spilled the beans :) . Yes, it’s connected to the blog I recently published about losing a job, read the story here.   Our original vacation schedule is supposed to be April 2017, in time for my in-law’s wedding. But as I have shared on that…

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    OEC 2.0 (2016 Version)

    So, last year I have created a blog post entitled Exit-OEC. This was about how to create your online OFW data and the process of logging in to bmonline.com where you have to register your details as an OFW and be able to request for an appointment in getting OEC (Overseas Employment Certificate). This year as a prep for my January 2016 (unplanned) vacation, I have gone through the same process but with a little bit of improvements. On this post, I am sharing you my experience during my 27 Dec 2016 – OEC Appointment schedule.   I have logged in to my account, schedule the appointment and after completing…