Calbayog Uncovered

Zip Line Opens Soon In Calbayog City

Zip, Zip, and Away! It’s almost official, the long-awaited Zip Line Adventure located at Malajog Beach is now open for testing!  I’m sure it won’t be much longer and it will be open to the public¹. Also, a nature trail that winds through dense forest and over marble and limestone formations offers hidden caves and […]

Walmart in the Philippines – It Is Not!

Look… Over There… it’s a Bird, it’s a Plane, it’s Super Metro! On the 12th of February, Calbayog City changed forever. The highly anticipated opening of the Gaisano Super Metro Hypermarket, the 15th hypermarket store of the Metro Retail Stores Group, opened its doors after much excitement and fanfare. Celebrations began with a Sarakiki Hadang […]

Calbayog City Construction Updates

On a recent trip to town for groceries, I dropped off the wife and, since I had my camera with me, I thought it would be a good time to get some updated photos of the current major construction processes of some new shopping venues currently underway in Calbayog City. NOVO2 and the NOVOTEL The […]

Cost of Living Update, Calbayog City, Philippines

Tricycle Rides!?!?! A friend and fellow blogger just published a post indicating that the going rate for a tricycle ride in the Angeles City area is now P100, or roughly the equivalent of about $2.15USD. Angeles is the metropolitan area adjacent to formerly U.S. occupied Clark Air Force Base. The main reason for these relative […]