Find Out Why Cebu is One of the World’s Best Islands

Postcards from Cebu, 2017 Edition

The third edition of “Postcards from Cebu” released just this October couldn’t be more timely as Cebu wins yet another accolade. It’s no surprise that Cebu ranked in the list of the 30 Best Islands in the World based on the Condé Nast Traveler survey for its 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Printed as a cross between a magazine and a coffee table book, the travel guide features a colorful pages of the landscape of Cebu today, showcasing its progressive cities and its picturesque quaint towns. The latest issue comes eleven years after the release of its second edition in 2006.

Magellan’s Cross in Cebu City has become the island’s known landmark.


The fully functional Bagacay Point Lighthouse also known as Parola is Liloan’s most frequent tourist attraction for its heritage value and picturesque hilltop setting. photography by Ezekiel Sullano

The travel book highlights vibrant images of the island’s prime attractions and local landmarks, and offers a glimpse of the exciting places to explore on this tropical paradise as captured through the lens of German photographer Steffen Billhardt with supporting text by editor Janet Alfafara and assistant editor Carlo Rivera. “For first-time visitors, Cebu revealed itself slowly. Like a sip of something delicious,” publisher Eva Gullas states in the Introduction of the handy travel guide. 

Children cool off a hot summer’s day and jump off the boardwalk into the refreshing waters of Bojo River in Aloguinsan
These two children run happily along the footbridge at Kota Park in Madridejos, one of the towns in Bantayan Island.

Additionally, this year’s 180-page edition features a selection of top resorts and hotels on the island of Cebu, which has consistently been cited as one of the country’s most visited destinations.

Postcards from Cebu from Zee Publications Inc. is available at most bookstores starting in October 2017.

Zee Lifestyle
Zee Lifestyle

Zee Lifestyle strives to capture the pulse of Cebu! As a city-centric lifestyle magazine, it aims to inform and entertain with features on culture, personalities, travel, food, fashion and everything in between. Follow Zee Lifestyle on Instagram at @zeelifestyle.

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