Rizzini Alexis Gomez: Beauty Queen dies at 25

13 Oct

Miss Tourism International 2012 Rizzini Alexis Gomez succumbed to lung cancer in a hospital in Cebu at 8:20 a.m. today. The 25 year old registered nurse is the daughter of former Alaska Aces player Rhoel Gomez.

A charity game between PBA stars was held a couple of days ago for her benefit.

The blog would like to send its deepest condolences to her family and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Previous Posts about Rizzini Alexis Gomez:

Miss Tourism International 2012 dances in the Sinulog

Cebuana crowned as Miss Tourism International 2012

Rizzini Alexis Gomez bags Mutya ng Pilipinas Tourism Title

Top 5 toys that are rarely seen today

20 Sep

Do you ever miss these games? The next generation might not be able to play these.


The Digital era has taken over the fun we had as kids with those new and techy gadgets.

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10 Reasons to Visit El Nido with Friends | #BarkadaGoals

14 Sep

This is one an awesome place.. just a few hours from Cebu by plane then by car. heheh

2 Sacred Heart School Students among 2015 China Primary Math Olympiad Medallists

9 Aug

The Philippine contingent finished 2nd overall behind hosts China in the 2015 China Primary Math Olympiad. The Filipino delegates bagged a total of 7 gold medals, 24 silver medals, and 38 bronze medals.  There were 2 students from Sacred Heart School- Ateneo de Cebu who contributed to the country’s medal tally. Daniel Yusuke Shimizu got a silver medal while  Sheena Dianne Bernardo bagged a bronze medal.

Here is the complete of the 69 Filipino medallists and their respective schools: Continue reading

Tim Reed and Caroline Steffen Win in the 2015 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines

2 Aug Piolo Pascual in the 2015 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines

Australian Tim Reed and Swiss Caroline Steffen became the Male and Female Champions of the 2015 Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines. Reed beat fellow Aussie Tim Van Berkel by 2 seconds to capture his first ever Ironman 70.3 title. Caroline Steffen had an easier time despite some setbacks in the bike leg as she won her 4th Cobra Ironman Philippines title.

Tim Reed wins 2015 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines title

Men’s Top Five Professionals:

1 Tim Reed AUS 03:46:03
2 Tim Van Berkel AUS 03:46:05
3 Brent McMahon CAN 03:50:23
4 Mitch Robins AUS 03:55:20
5 Craig Alexander AUS 03:57:11

The Men’s race has been dominated by Australians. Defending champion Brent McMahon (3rd Place) is the only non-Australian in the Top 5.  Continue reading

Philippine Military Academy Entrance Examinations set on August 2

28 Jul

Do you have dreams of becoming an officer of the Armed Forces of the Philippines? The first phase of the stringent selection process of the Philippine Military Academy will be held on August 2 as the PMA will conduct their annual entrance examinations in 37 locations in the country.

To be part of the Class 2020, one must at least be 5’5″ in height, born between April 1, 1994 to April 1, 1999, Single and never been married, natural born-Filipino citizen, physically fit and of good moral character,at least high school graduate, and have no administrative or criminal case.  The applicants who passed in the entrance examinations will be officially received in the the country’s Top military school  in a path-taking ceremony and reception rites on April 1, 2016.

Kan-anan: Orange Karenderia in Lahug

17 Jul
Orange Karenderia's best-seller Crispy Buntot ng Tuna (Deep-fried Tuna Tail)

Orange Karenderia’s best-seller Crispy Buntot ng Tuna (Deep-fried Tuna Tail)

If you love eating seafood, you have to check out Orange Karenderia in Salinas Drive, Lahug, Cebu City.  The seafood restaurant has gained popularity among Cebuanos and tourists for its very delectable tuna dishes like the Crispy Buntot, Paga ng Tuna, Tuna Belly, Tuna Bihod (eggs) and Tuna Bagaybay (gonad).

Non-Tuna Specialty: The Garlic Chicken at Orange Karenderia

Non-Tuna Specialty: The Garlic Chicken at Orange Karenderia

delicious  Tuna Bipod at Orange Karenderia

Orange Karenderia’s Freshly-Fried Tuna Bihog (Tuna Eggs)

Non-seafood lovers will also enjoy dishes like Garlic Chicken and Sisig.  Orange Karenderia is a great place to bring visitors and try one of the best seafood restaurants in Cebu City. Check out our full review at Kalami Cebu Blog.

Big Night for June Mar Fajardo as he wins 2nd Straight PBA MVP Award and 2nd PBA Title

17 Jul
Fajardo is back to back MVP (photo from: bp.inquirer.net)

Fajardo is back to back MVP (photo from: pba.inquirer.net)

Pinamungahan’s June Mar Fajardo capped a banner year at the Philippine Basketball Association by getting multiple awards and a PBA title in the same day. The last day of the 2014-15 PBA season belonged to Fajardo and the San Miguel Beermen.  The Beermen brought the brooms at the Smart Araneta Coliseum by beating the Alaska 91-81 en route to 4-0 sweep of their best of 7 2014-2015 Governor’s Cup Finals. Continue reading

2 Injured as Ayala Center Cebu Cinema 5’s Roof Collapses

15 Jun

The roof of the newest Cinema of Ayala Center Cebu collapsed after a heavy downpour just minutes ago.  At least 2 people were injured based on a breaking news by Rappler.Com.  An event of Dreamscape was ongoing at Cinema 5 when water suddenly leaked from the roof and eventually causing it collapsed.  The people at the cinema were slowly heading to the exits when the roof collapsed.

Colon Night Market: A Street Transformation | Cebu City

13 Jun

Check out the Colon night market and find some of the best bargains in the city.

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