I’ve eaten churrasco twice in my life. The first time was decades ago at Fogo de Chao in Dallas. I wasn’t much of a meat eater then so I was overwhelmed and didn’t quite enjoy it. The second time was a few years back at a restaurant in Rockwell where all the meats were marinated inContinue reading “Churrasco at Ibiza Beach Club, Mövenpick Hotel Mactan”
I was honored to be given a personal tour by wine collector and connoisseur Manny O of his wine cellar located just across Mövenpick Hotel. Take note he has another wine cellar that’s much bigger and located underground. I’m not a wine drinker nor do I know anything about wines but I really liked theContinue reading “Manny O’s Wine Cellar”
To have the full Mövenpick Hotel experience Manny O suggested I try the massage at the hotel’s Spa Delmar. I took this picture of the beach and Ibiza Beach Club from the Spa using my iPhone’s panorama feature. I chose the lemongrass oil since I loved the smell whenever I encountered it in the hotel’s restroom.Continue reading “Spa Delmar at Mövenpick Hotel Mactan”
While I stayed in Shangri-La Mactan during my recent trip to Cebu I went to Mövenpick Hotel next door every night to visit my friends who were billeted there. The hotel recently underwent a renovation spearheaded by designers Manny Samson, Cynthia and Ivy Almario, Fred and Butch Valdes. Click here to see what it looked like before.Continue reading “Newly Renovated Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu”
The only time I have a heavy breakfast is when I stay in a hotel and my stay comes with a buffet. I must say the breakfast spread of Shangri-La Mactan was pretty darn good.
A couple of weeks ago I received a text from my friend who was on vacation, “Want to come to Cebu?” Within in a few hours of her text I booked my flight and flew off the next day. If that wasn’t impulsive I don’t know what is. Cebu City is only 1 hour andContinue reading “Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa”