The Gardens of Malasag Eco Tourism Village

Gardens Malasag Eco Tourism Village Cagayan Oro Misamis Oriental Botanical Ecotourism Location Collection Wildlife Reserve Sanctuary Butterfly Birds Deer Tribal House Museum Education Center Cottage The Gardens of Malasag Eco-Tourism Village is located in Cagayan de Oro City in Misamis Oriental Province. The Malasag Gardens features a small wildlife collection of butterflies, birds and deer. The cultural village has tribal houses, a museum, and an education center. It has limited services but the view from the cottages is breathtaking. The Malasag Gardens serves as the learning center for ecotourism, ethnic arts, flora and fauna endemic to Northern Mindanao while at the same time generate revenues and livelihood for the tribal groups. This Eco-Tourism Village is owned and managed by the National Government. Continue reading

Bonchon Chicken at the Centrio Mall

Bonchon Chicken Crunchy Chicken BulgogiThe Bonchon Chicken restaurant in Cagayan De Oro City is located inside the Centrio shopping mall. Bonchon Chicken is a Korean franchise restaurant chain based in New York . Since its restaurant opened its doors, people have been lining up to taste Bonchon’s unique crispy and tasty chicken wings and drumsticks. Their chicken can be described as very crispy yet light and not greasy, with hot moist juicy meat and flavored the Bonchon way.

The secret to cooking crunchy Korean style chicken is the double fry technique, where the first fry gets rid of any unnecessary chicken fat giving it a crispy, and the second fry includes Bonchon’s special soy garlic or spicy sauce for the distinct taste. Continue reading

Museum of Three Cultures in Cagayan de Oro

Museum of Three CulturesEstablished in 2008, the Museum of Three Cultures represents the three dominant cultures of Northern Mindanao, namely the Bisaya-speaking Christians, the indigenous peoples, and the Maranao Muslim. A significant part of the museum’s collections, especially those found at Posaka M’ranao Gallery, came from Madame Laureana San Pedro Rosales, owner and founder of Capitol University.

The museum is divided in three divisions. First one to welcome the guests is the “Kasaysayan” (History) which is a collection of old photographs of Cagayan de Misamis and Northern Mindanao. There are huge bottles used as perfume containers during the Hispanic era as well as Continue reading