The Philippines Expat

An expat blog and local guide to culture, food, travel and the nightlife in Cebu City, The Philippines

June 23, 2014
by Jonny Lis

Where to Watch Football in Cebu

If you want to watch football in Cebu, but don’t know where to watch it, here is everything you need to know. There are several bars in Cebu where you can watch every football game and meet other expats, which I will tell you about in more detail further down. Evidently this blog post will be useful for anyone who wants to watch the World Cup in Cebu, but also for the 2014/2015 Premier League season which starts in August.

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April 19, 2014
by Jonny Lis

50 Things To Do In Cebu This Weekend

Whether you are on vacation in Cebu or are a resident/expat living here, you might find yourself wondering what to do, particularly during long weekends such as Holy Week. Despite living here for over a year and a half, I’m still yet to explore some of the fantastic activities this island has to offer, although I do plan on doing most of the below before I eventually leave this place. In this post I have listed all of the fun and interesting things to do and see in Cebu that I can think of, although if I missed anything then feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments box.

I love Cebu sign

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April 6, 2014
by Jonny Lis

The Top 3 Online Dating Sites to Meet Girls in Cebu

If you want to meet Cebu girls but don’t really want to visit the girlie bars on Mango Ave and don’t like the bar girls in J Ave Nightclub, then perhaps a more discreet option like online dating might be a good alternative. Online dating used to be viewed as a taboo and still is to a certain extent. Although with the breakthrough of sites like Match and eHarmony, along with the more recent ‘Tinder’ app having widespread international success, there is no longer a reason to be ashamed of using these sites.

Tinder Philippines, Philippines dating sites

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April 5, 2014
by Jonny Lis

F1 Hotel @ The Fort – Taguig, Manila | Review

The F1 Hotel is situated at the Fort in Taguig/Makati – right next to Bonaficio High Street. Not quite as glamourous or luxurious as the Shangri-La or Raffles (and apparently nothing to do with Forumla 1 racing), but this understated hotel has everything you could ever need for a short stay in Manila without breaking the bank.

F1 Hotel at Night

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