Reviews»

Kuya J: A landmark of Cebuano food

Kuya J: A landmark of Cebuano food

May 2, 2014 11:55 am
everyone’s favorite – baked scallops One of the iconic native restaurants in Cebu City is Kuya J. And one of their best seller is the baked scallops. Tastes buttery...
  • Oceanjet will take you there…
    Oceanjet will take you there…
    What strikes me most with Oceanjet is that they play tourism videos of DoT. A few years ago it was ‘Tara...
    by on April 14, 2014 9:51 pm
  • 2013 in Review
    2013 in Review
    Two Thousand Thirteen was all about freediving. Was all about being underwater. the ‘yun oh!’ pose...
    by on January 3, 2014 8:07 pm
  • A Quick Trip to Badian’s Terra Manna
    A Quick Trip to Badian’s Terra Manna
    After logging off 12 midnight from work, I went home quick, picked up my bags and went straight to Cebu’s...
    by on July 15, 2013 5:01 pm

Underwater»

A strange fish

A strange fish

March 18, 2014 8:20 pm
Tugdug . . . Tug . dug . . . . . . Tug . . . dug . . . . . . . . . I heard my heartbeat slow down. My head swooned and my mind was entranced by the hypnotic rhythm. Then...
  • Gilutongan Channel
    Gilutongan Channel
    a fisherman looking for a place to fish One funny story. It was a good day fishing on his boat, the sea was flat,...
    by on January 6, 2014 8:04 pm
  • Top Questions I Get as a Freediver
    Top Questions I Get as a Freediver
    1. How do you breathe underwater? Unlike scuba diving, freedivers don’t breathe underwater. They hold their...
    by on September 10, 2013 5:55 pm
  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Try Freediving
    10 Reasons Why You Should Try Freediving
    Kat, who didn’t know how to swim, learned how to free-dive in our first session 1. You don’t have to...
    by on August 8, 2013 8:26 pm

Adventures»

Dia ultimo in Puerto Princesa

Dia ultimo in Puerto Princesa

December 8, 2014 7:56 pm
After spending three days solo trip in El Nido, I went back to Puerto Princesa and met with fellow bloggers. The couple Kikit of The Traveling Kit and Dan and I decided...
  • Primero dia in El Nido
    Primero dia in El Nido
    A piece of heaven on earth. That’s how it felt like to be here. taking a dip in the azure waters of Small...
    by on September 20, 2014 7:43 pm
  • Lake Libertad and true friends
    Lake Libertad and true friends
    the panoramic lake Libertad in Baclayon, Bohol (click image to biggify) It was a surprising find. Who would have...
    by on May 25, 2014 6:42 pm
  • Around Misamis Occidental
    Around Misamis Occidental
    For eight days, I got to crisscross Mindanao. Almost for free. Thanks to my aunt who had a reunion in for their...
    by on March 13, 2014 8:17 pm

Culture»

When men become doors

When men become doors

April 27, 2014 10:48 am
The bus was sauntering, as if it was on a sightseeing tour. Except that it was a passenger bus, and most of the people were anxious to get to their destination. jam-packed...
  • 10 Drinking Quirks of Filipinos
    10 Drinking Quirks of Filipinos
    The Philippines is the 3rd most alcoholic people in the world, according to a Euromonitor study. tagay island style...
    by on February 11, 2014 7:28 pm
  • B as in Banka or Bugsay
    B as in Banka or Bugsay
    Bugsay, bugsay, kiling kiling dyutay . . . Have you heard of this Cebuano Visayan lullaby? It sings about the...
    by on September 24, 2013 4:02 pm
  • Lanzones Eating 101
    Lanzones Eating 101
    lanzones. up close and personal. before I ate them As you pop this fruit open, juice flows out making you salivate...
    by on June 18, 2013 6:58 pm

Beaches»

Getting Out of Breath in Argao Beach

Getting Out of Breath in Argao Beach

January 27, 2014 1:47 pm
Run. Drop. Ride. That’s what skimboarders do in Argao’s Mahayahay beach resort. Waves in Argao are great for skimboarding, especially during the habagat season....
  • Top Beautiful Beaches in Bohol
    Top Beautiful Beaches in Bohol
    Bohol is my home province and I was born in Tagbilaran City. I was so used to white, sandy beaches that I took...
    by on October 24, 2013 12:26 pm
  • Just A Public Beach in Anda, Bohol
    Just A Public Beach in Anda, Bohol
    milky white, fine sands of Anda, Bohol It was a road-trip so perfect – from the number of people to the places...
    by on August 28, 2013 11:25 pm
  • Nalusuan Beach: Our Playground
    Nalusuan Beach: Our Playground
    It takes up to an hour to reach this appealing, get-away place. During low tide, the boat will make a huge round-about...
    by on August 17, 2013 10:59 am

Diva's Notes»

Before Turning 30 I Have…

Before Turning 30 I Have…

October 1, 2014 8:18 pm
… had a one second shot of fame! kind of, hahaha…   … experienced a lot of jobs such as, computer attendant, jeepney dispatser, konduktor, call center...
  • From Bukidnon to Davao
    From Bukidnon to Davao
    After touring around Misamis Occidental, we traveled for several hours to Cagayan de Oro early dawn. We reached...
    by on May 12, 2014 6:01 pm
  • Risks
    Risks
    listen to the author reading this entry: http://www.lakbaydiva.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/risks.mp3 WHAM! Screeching...
    by on February 27, 2014 12:36 am
  • Just Too Much Blessings
    Just Too Much Blessings
    Everything just went good this year. I redesigned and re-branded this website around September 2012, acquired a...
    by on December 13, 2013 12:09 pm