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Hi, Dannea here! Welcome to Toploading for Life, your friendly travel guide and storyteller. This blog is for everyone who aspires to travel Cebu, the Philippines, and the rest of the world!

The pool at Almont Inland Resort in Butuan City
Are you traveling to Butuan City soon and looking for tips on where to stay? I had the pleasure to stay at both Almont Inland Resort and Almont City Hotel while I was in Butuan last January for a blogging and photography workshop. And I tell you, it was...
Mind the Now workshop in Butuan City
There I stood in front of almost 100 people, my nerves started to go into overdrive. I relished the feeling and drew strength from it, which helped because I didn't have enough sleep the past two days. I looked at all the people waiting for the program to start....

Bai Hotel’s Twilight Roofdeck Bar – Perfect for Chilling

view from Bai Hotel's Twilight Roofdeck Bar
Looking for a great place to chill with family and friends or an awesome venue for a date? I highly recommend the Twilight Roofdeck...

Bai Hotel Is Here to Satisfy Your Discerning Palate!

Bai Hotel food destination
I had the opportunity to visit Bai Hotel around the time that they had their soft opening and I was really happy about the...

Siomai Battle in Ayala, Cebu

siomai food battle in ayala
We have heard of siomai sa Tisa and have gone gaga over siomai sauce. But what and where is the best siomai out there?...

Afternoon Coffee at Balai by Cafe Plus

I must say the breadth of A.S. Fortuna Street has become a wonderful place. You can find so many great Japanese and Korean restaurants...

Weekend Staycation: Experiencing the Vestiges of Old Cebu

No matter how far and wide an adventurer has traveled, she must not neglect to explore her own city. This is something I really...

Bonding Over Caffeine at Coffee Prince

My friends and I found ourselves at Coffee Prince (A.S. Fortuna branch) one fine Saturday night. At first we went to 10 Dove Street Confectionery,...

Ladies In Red Photoshoot

one of our models during the Ladies in Red photoshoot
HuaweiSugbo is a group of aspiring smartphone photographers in Cebu using Huawei phones. The group holds photoshoot or photowalk activities regularly. Since I have fallen in love with photography these days, I always take advantage of these mobile photography opportunities. On February 2018, to celebrate the love month, we decided to have a photoshoot with the theme: Ladies in Red The "ladies"...