Melanie

Melanie
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I'm lucky to be one of the writers for the QueenCityCebu blog as I consider myself a pure breed, born and raised, Cebuana! Besides this blog, I’ve been with writing since 2008 and I've been doing Google Adwords and PPC advertising as well since 2012. "If it wasn't this, it would be something else."

PHP 3 Billion 4th Cebu-Mactan Bridge to Start Construction 2019

Even with the 3rd Mactan-Cebu bridge not done yet, plans are already in place to start the construction of a 4th bridge connecting Mactan...

FREE Bus Rides for Night Shift Employees in Cebu City –...

After the many unfortunate robbery and even murder incidents that has been happening to call center agents who have to be up and about during...

Ludo Power Rising in Cebu City: Is There Such a Thing...

It’s round two of the Ludo Power plant tug-of-war. On the other end of the rope, it’s the residents of Sawang Calero together with...

Dao Falls – The Quest for the Grandest Flowing Gem of...

Right at the southwestern most tip of Cebu is the quaint town of Samboan. I’ve been living in Cebu for most of my life...

Father Tropa: The Fabled Cebu City ‘Zoo Man’ and His SpaceShip...

If you’ve been in Cebu around the 60s through the 80s, you’d most likely be familiar with the barefoot animal lover fondly called Father...

Prof. Julian Jumalon – The Man behind the Philippines’ Oldest and...

Did you know that the Philippine’s oldest and biggest butterfly sanctuary is located right here in the Queen City of the South – Cebu...

Feeling the Heat? Know the Best Places to Cool Down in...

As usual, Cebu is expected to experience a truly hot and sizzling summer. While the summer is great for all sorts of outdoor activities,...

Antonio “Tatang” Ilustrisimo: Legendary Swordsman from Cebu

We have been super fans of martial artists like Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee, of wrestlers Hulk Hogan and The Rock, of MMA fighters...

Coconut Sap Vinegar (Sukang Tuba) – Its Benefits and Why It’s...

The Philippines is a coconut country. About 3.5 million hectares or 26% of our agricultural land are planted with coconut trees. We grow and...

Can’t Travel Far for the Holy Week? These Pilgrimage Sites Are...

The Province of Cebu is dotted with a number of religious and pilgrimage sites. However, some of these sites are located several miles away...

Sugbuanong Tuo-Tuo – Superstitious Beliefs Among Cebuanos

Filipinos are quite superstitious and religious, more so Cebuanos. We, Cebuanos, believe in a lot of things and observe a lot of traditional practices,...

Ludo Power Rising in Cebu City: Is There Such a Thing...

It’s round two of the Ludo Power plant tug-of-war. On the other end of the rope, it’s the residents of Sawang Calero together with...

Remembering President Ramon “The Guy” Magsaysay

March is a special month because it marks the end of classes, graduation time, and of course the beginning of summer in tropical Philippines. But...

Cebu Mangoes – A National and International Favorite

Cebu mangoes are sweet, fleshy and juicy. They are great eaten raw and on its own, but they may be used in desserts, drinks...

Cebu Goes Green: Get to Know Cebu’s Solar Power Plants

Did you know that Cebu will soon have fully functional and operating solar power plants? We actually have four solar power plant projects in...

Cebu City Celebrates 80th Charter Day

If there's anything that can top Valentine's Day celebration in Cebu, it will be the city's charter day. Why? Because it's a long weekend,...

Marka Sugbuanon: The Typical Things Cebuanos Do on Sundays

What makes a Cebuano Cebuano is not just the language (dialect) they speak, the address where they were born or live. There's more to...

98B Railway, 2nd Underground Tunnel and More Means to Ease Cebu’s...

While Cebu City is the oldest city in the country, we're definitely a step behind the capital Manila in terms of urbanization. Not that...

UPDATED: What To Expect From Mactan-Cebu International Airport – The World’s...

Ambitious as it may sound but Cebu really is making huge waves. Or at least, rising up to the challenge of redeeming ourselves. A...

Get to Know Your Cebuano Heroes

When you say Filipino hero, Jose Rizal is no doubt the most famous of them all. However, hundreds of valiant men and women are...