Travel and Leisure

Travel and Leisure

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Sandakan, the second largest town in the district of Sabah, is known for its enthralling beaches and captivating, lush green rainforests. Sandakan attracts thousands of tourists from around the world. Australians on the western front enjoy European battlegrounds as well as the Asian battlegrounds in Sandakan. Battlegrounds to visit in Sandakan are:

1. Sandakan Memorial Park:

The park serves to commemorate the deaths of Australian soldiers who died in the infamous death marches and were kept in captivity for so long, at the Sandakan POW camp, which is now housed in the Sandakan Memorial park.

The park also has a memorial built in the memory of thousands of Australian soldiers who lost their lives in the war. The memorial also commemorates the sacrifices of local people at the time.

The park also contains an excavator which was used to make an airport for the Japanese, and a steam engine which was used at the war camps as a source of energy.

2. The cemetery in Labuan:

The Island of Labuan is located near Sandakan, but it is closely linked to the Battlegrounds in Sandakan. The prisoners of war were ill-treated and most of them died due to the atrocities of Japanese. They were then taken to Labuan and were buried in the military cemetery of Labuan.

Besides enjoying the views, one must not forget that Sandakan also served as the battleground for WW2 and pays homage to many who lost their lives in the hands of Japanese.

In the past, it was our nature to always bring the bone china cutlery or some other expensive cutlery whenever it came to family gatherings. After all, it was a show of elegance, prosperity as well as the amount of money that you had that would be able to bring forward the notion that you are well of. However, one of the least important things that families have to the picture is the basic essences of cutlery. It needs to be of the very best kind, or else it ends up becoming a very big problem for many.

Now that plastic plates have been able to make its way into the market, it is high time for the people to make use of it. Not only is it wonderful, but the kind of safety features that it provides to the people is something that is unparalleled, and there is absolutely no need for you to worry about it. Moreover, if there are any other concerns to the use of plastic plates, then it need not be. It is wonderful to look at, and also comes with its own decorative aspect so as to give it a wonderful touch.

So, now that you are more than interested in using plastic plates, it is important that you purchase them from a good retailer. They come in a wide variety of shapes and designs, all of which is only going to work out for the benefit of the supplier.

 

The Philippines is simply amazing and a lot of people know much about this beautiful country. If you’re looking for hospitable people, amazing white sand beaches, mouth-watering foods, and majestic landscapes then the Philippines is a definitely great place to go. You can try experiencing the whale shark watching in Oslob in Cebu Island.

If you have doubts or questions like “Is it dangerous to snorkeling with the whale sharks?” The answer is “No,” because whale sharks are not dangerous and only eat plankton and human beings aren’t part of their diet, so there’s nothing to be afraid of.

There are several places you can dive with the whale sharks such as Donsol and Oslob. Donsol is a great place but it’s not guaranteed that you see whale sharks. On the other hand, Oslob is guaranteed for hundred percent that you can see whale sharks. Oslob is located in the southernmost part of Cebu, and you can get there by riding a bus from South Bus Terminal or ride either taxi or with a private van. Just keep I mind the whale shark are is before the boundary of Oslob in a small barangay called Tan-awan. It will take about four to five hours to travel from Cebu City to Oslob.

Where to stay in Oslob

Tan-awan is located on the main road which is filled with accommodations you can choose. You can use Agoda to book hotels within the area or Airbnb.

Oslob Whale Shark Watching

The whale shark interaction starts from 6 am and ends at 12 pm. The tour starts with a short briefing that will orient you on what to do and what not to do if you want to swim with the whale sharks. You should stay at least 4 meters from giant creatures.

Book for a Whale Shark and Kawasan Falls package with Cebu Tours. We will help you enjoy the most beautiful attraction in Cebu.

Cebuanos are a great fan of food because you’ll see that every block in Cebu comes with a new dish to try. Most of the foods are affordable and very mouth-watering that can satisfy your craving. Here are the foods you can try for a budget in Cebu:

Siomai sa Tisa

You will not taste the best Siomai in the country if you haven’t been to Tisa. A lot of restaurants or places where you can find Siomai but nothing beats the taste of Siomai at Tisa in Labangon, Cebu. Every bite will leave your mouth and crave for more because of its juicy and meaty inside. Siomai regularly costs for only 7 Pesos per piece.

Larsian Barbeque

If you’re craving for barbeque, this is the perfect place for you. Just take your wallet out and head on Larsian – a favorite BBQ place. The place is open for 24 hours and it has 30 stalls offering grilled meat and seafood. Larsian Barbeque is located at the Capitol Site in Cebu City.

Tuslob Buwa

Tuslob Buwa is the newest addition to the exotic food you can find in Cebu. It has become people’s choice for those who don’t have the budget to have a fancy meal. In the vernacular, Tuslob Buwa means “dip” and “forth” which describes the way how you should eat it. Each order costs 100 Pesos which is inclusive of pork brain, garlic, liver, soy sauce, and other spices which are the ingredients along with 10-12 hanging rice.

Joed’s Lutong Hapon

If you love Japanese food then you’ll surely love this place. Located in the President Quirino Street, you can now have a Sushi and the restaurant offers a variety of dishes. The cheapest meal they have is Pork Gyudon which costs 95 Pesos only.

For your convenience, you can book with Cebu Tours and enjoy your enjoy with us as you unveil the mouth-watering foods you can discover in the Island.

Many kinds of festivals are the major attraction for tourists visiting Thailand. These festivals provide the locals and tourists with a reason to celebrate, have fun and socialize. Some of the festivals and events are held in different temples and local grounds.

Below are some of the main festivals and events that you can enjoy with hellfire pass Thailand:

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1. Songkran

This is also known as the water festival and takes place in April every year. This is considered as longest and most fun festival of Thailand. It is a water fight and is celebrated in the country for three days.

 2. Phi Ta Khon 

This is also known as the ghost festival and it takes place in June and July. This festival also lasts for three days. People wear colorful masks; usually these are decorated with gaudy and bright colors or consist of ghastly stretched faces and phallic noses. This festival is supposed to reinvent a legendary part which everyone wants to attend whether dead or alive.

3. Yi Peng

This is also called as lantern festival and takes place in the month of November. It is considered as one of the most remarkable sights. It takes place near the bank of Peng River. Thousands of lanterns are released by people into the sky. This event is also an excellent opportunity for locals and tourists to take beautiful pictures.

These are some of the festivals which are enjoyed by locals and tourists.

Cebu is one of the most amazing holiday destination you can find in the Philippines for those people who look for a tropical vacation. It offers a bit of everything that will make people happy. Cebuanos are welcoming hosts and courteous. Cebu is a small tropical island surrounded by a number of smaller islands that makes the place a perfect one to visit. Most of the time, you can enjoy the island with its beautiful beaches.

Weather in Cebu

The weather in Cebu is more humid than Manila and during the rainy season, you can experience this humidity more. December to January is the coolest time of the year and March to April is the hottest time of the year.

Cebuanos

The Cebuanos are very friendly and always easy to talk with since they’re more knowledgeable in English. Cebu is one of the few places that you can talk with strangers without having a paranoia. You can really feel the genuine welcome about the people which is sometimes hard to find these days.

Is Cebu safe?

The island is generally safe but you should take right precautions to really keep yourself out from trouble just like anywhere in the world. You should keep your valuables hidden because sometimes people cause people to make trouble. If you’re not familiar with Cebu, you shouldn’t walk the streets at night, which includes that downtown part of Cebu. Best to be on the cautious side.

What to do in Cebu

You can do a lot of things in Cebu. You can head to Bantayan Island for a laid-back tropical paradise, Malapascua for a great dive, and Camotes for another tropical paradise. Moalboal is also a good spot for diving with its sardine’s island. You can also do a dive alongside with the Whale Sharks in Oslob.

Where to Book

You can book to different kinds of travel agencies that offer different prices but the most convenient and cheaper way to do it is to try Cebu van rental service which gives you a perfect time and freedom to enjoy the whole island of Cebu.

Are you looking for a hotel that is affordable and at the same time elegant? Hotel Stella Cebu is one of the cheapest places you can stay with an elegant and luxurious experiences like no other hotels can give you. You’ll have a stylish vacation with this hotel with the rate that will not greatly cut your budget. The hotel is located along Don Gil Garcia Street at the Capitol Site in Cebu City.

Rooms

At Hotel Stella Cebu, the rooms start with Standard Room type but without breakfast. It is furnished with a quite warm and cozy feel and has 2 single beds for you to stay comfortable with your stay. There’s no breakfast with it but still, you will enjoy its cozy modern ambiance.

Then the second type is the Family Room, with a queen size bed for couples plus a single bed for a kid. You can add an extra bed for a minimum cost upon request. The room design, beddings, and furnishing are all fitted for an amazing and unwinding stay for your vacation at the Hotel Stella Cebu. The Club Room is basically two rooms with queen size beds in each. The rooms are equipped with a dishwasher, microwave, small refrigerator, and to name a few kitchen facilities. The room is ideal for people who will travel with groups and family of tourists.

The Deluxe room also comes with either double bed or 2 single beds. The room interior design fits well with regular deluxe, the beddings and furnishings are first class. And lastly, the Superior Room has everything is spacious, like the bed, and unobstructed view of the city.

Hotel Amenities

This hotel in Cebu has a skincare services, salon, and wellness therapy, laundry service, and tour and shuttle services.

Access to Popular Attractions

The hotel is impressively close to some popular attractions in Cebu and is near to shopping mall like The Robinsons near the Fuente Osmeña Circle which is just two blocks away from the place. The Jose Rizal Memorial Library is just around the corner.

Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena Golovkin vs Canelo tickets will soon be sold out for the apparent reason that this fight will be explosive than the latter Mayweather Jr. Pacquiao fight. That being said as well a lot felt that this will bring back what true entertainment in boxing should be like. As per CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, Oscar De La Hoya said with conviction that this fight will be greater than the Mayweather Jr. Pacquiao fight since this will be another history in the making between two top fighters from their respective weight divisions battling their way to very top of rankings in boxing.

Moreover, tickets are selling like pancakes and fans of boxing are hoping that this upcoming fight will not turn out to be a disappointment. Canelo Alvarez is a well-rounded and versatile fighter, however, if he will not step up his game especially improving his defense, he will have a hard time keeping up with Gennady Golovkin who is a perfect brawler and accurate striker.

Tickets are from $300 up to more than $5000, depending on the seat that they are in or situated. Oscar De La Hoya felt that he can come up with a perfect venue with more than 50,000 seats for their fans, however, Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena is a good venue for the fight so that audiences and or their fans have something to do prior and after the fight. The promoter is positive as well that it will definitely a full house plus HBO’s live PPV. Fighters’ Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin are perfect for each other and it is certain to attract more boxing enthusiast to watch the fight. Golovkin maybe way older than Canelo but he can still keep up with the young gun and surprise him with his power, however, Golovkin should take caution since Canelo is known to be a very agile fighter and a speedster as well.

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Mexican whiz Canelo Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) came back to San Diego for the eighth continuous time and for his 6th featuring Pay-Per-View occasion to open preparing camp in front of his Sept. 16 conflict against Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) for middleweight amazingness at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The super occasion will be created and conveyed live by HBO Pay-Per-View starting at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. 

The local of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, who will protect his lineal and 

Ring Magazine middleweight titles against Golovkin on Sept. 16, shared his every day standard as he gets ready for the greatest battle of his celebrated profession. 

Canelo's every day routine in camp comprises of: 

Running from 6 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. 

Breakfast after the run, trailed by rest. 

Eats a light supper or nibble at 1 p.m. before going to his exercise center. 

Preparing in the exercise center from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday (works out, hitting the gloves, hopping rope, and so on.). 

Fighting sessions on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. 

Canelo, who as of late commended his 27th birthday celebration, had the accompanying to state with respect to his preparation camp for the super occasion: 

"Fundamentally, preparing camp has been awakening right on time at around six in the morning to go running, and after that I'll return and unwind a tad bit and set myself up for the instructional courses, competing, methodology, and what we regularly take a shot at. 

"Generally preparing is quite often the same, however the technique is distinctive on the grounds that each warrior is unique. The methodology relies upon the battle. While you're get ready for a battle, you don't comprehend what happens once you're in the ring. 

"I'm a contender who is a counter puncher, and his style is an approached style, so I think the two styles will prompt an incredible battle. My style, the style that I have, is better than his style. 

"With competing, we for the most part go in view of somebody who is like the contender keeping in mind the end goal to have a similar style-the stature and the weight. That is normally what we concentrate on, to get some individual like that." 

Oscar De La Hoya, executive and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, included, "Canelo is boxing's most trained contender. He considers each preparation camp important and I realize that he will be in the best state of his life for this standoff with Golovkin on Sept. 16 at T-Mobile Arena and live on HBO Pay-Per-View." 

Canelo versus Golovkin PPV is a 12-round battle for the middleweight title of the world introduced by Golden Boy Promotions and GGG Promotions and supported by Tecate, BORN BOLD, Hennessy, Never Stop, Never Settle, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Fred Loya Insurance, Fathom Events, Tsesnabank, and Capital Holdings. The occasion will happen on Saturday, Sept. 16 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and will be delivered and conveyed by HBO Pay-Per-View.