Flower

Cebu (Part 3): Blooms and Blooms

Now, this got to be one of my favorite parts of our Cebu trip.

Happiness When There Are Flowers

I always love flowers and my Instagram feed is the living proof for that. Starting from the time that I heard and seen about this place, I hava a permanent mental note that I should visit this place. I will not let this Cebu trip go by without visiting Sirao Flower Farm/ Sirao Peak.

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Be Always Blooming

Sirao, as I know, is still part of the city (Correct me then if I am wrong). Located atop of a mountain lies a wonderful place full of blooming flowers. Going up to the peak is a little bit of an ordeal but I have to say it is all worth it. Don’t worry though, as cars, taxi and other mode of transportation are readily available from the city center going to Sirao.

Flower Power

Sirao Garden is sometimes called as “Little Amsterdam” as it it reminiscent of blooms from that city.

Me, Being Sweet and Montochromatic

Every corner is Instagram worthy and for a flower lover like me, you will be consumed in your own little space taking in pictures of the flowers, taking selcas and asking your friends to take a photo or two (or hundreds) of you.

Sirao Peak is a must see place in Cebu. We went there on a Saturday morning and the place is a little packed but as you can see the in our pictures it seems that we are the only ones there. Thanks to the other visitors who let us take our photo without a photobomber. I guess it’s a give-and-take unspoken relationship we had with the other tourists. If you really wanted to have the whole place for you, maybe you can visit really early and on a weekday.

‘Til the next post & post!

Flower and Cafe – Flafe

Flowers and coffee, such a cute combination right? The concept of flowers and coffee is not really new but combined with a very good ambiance, it would be the perfect coffee date with friends.

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There’s a new coffee house in my favorite part of Metro Manila, Ortigas Center. Flower is a common sight and coffee is the main course being served. Remember how I wish like a few posts ago that another quaint coffee shop will open and viola, it was answered very quickly. Run and owned by a Korean, the boutique coffee house really represent all sort Korean. From the background music ranging from KPop ballads from the like of IU, to the desserts that are very Korean, it seems you are easily transported to some small coffee shop in Busan, Korea. The place is well-decorated with flower adornments which you can’t help but snap those pictures away. Take a picture with your friends as the place will give you that “oh-so-nice” feeling while the coffee is being brewed.

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What I really liked aside from the range of coffee and teas they provide, they have a modest set of cupcakes and pastries in store. Though I haven’t tried them yet but I already made a mental note that on my next visit, I will surely try those baked goodies. They look delish but the last few occasions I visited the shop, I was really full and was just looking for some desserts.
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On my second visit to the shop, I didn’t pass up the chance to try those “Patbingsu” as what the owner and the baristas said are like the Philippines’ Halo-halo. When you taste the bingsu, it would taste like the normal halo-halo less the dozens of ingredients added. Instead of comparing it to halo-halo, I prefer to compare bingsu to Japanese kakigori. Well, whatever they call it – kakigori, bingsu or halohalo, it was really a tasty and cold treat.

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Did I pass on to taste coffee, of course not!

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I really enjoyed the place and planning to visit it more. Since the shop just recently opened, hopefully they can offer more in terms of food and drink but enough said, I really recommend “Flafe – Flower and Café”. How nice they thought of the name right? Did you even notice it?

Flafe – Flower and Café is located at 118 Grand Emerald Tower Ortigas Jr Road Ortigas Center

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‘Til the next pose & post!

PS. Can you still remember my last outfit post? It was taken at Flafe!
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