Guimaras Trip: Beaches and Mangoes

Guimaras is a small island situated between Negros Island and Panay Island. It has beautiful beaches and noted for the finest, sweetest mangoes in the Philippines. Steve’s first time to Guimaras island and he was struck immediately by the beauty and serenity of the island. We stayed at the wonderful California Coral Beach Resort at…

Duyan Cafe in Silay

Come on, don’t you ever stop and smell the coffee? Duyan Cafe is located in Sition Lantawan, Brgy. Guimabalaon (Lantawan-Patag Road) Silay City.  Silay City is often referred as to the Paris of Negros because of the well-preserved Spanish colonial houses.  Not only that you can explore more in the mountain side. A perfect experience…

The Ruins, Talisay City, Negros Occidental, Philippines

This post first appeared at Expat in Bacolod. What qualifies as the Bacolod #1 Tourist Attraction? It has to be the Ruins. Strictly speaking, it’s in Talisay but … It has taken me the best part of two years to finally visit and it was worthwhile. It is a superb destination and only a short…

The Jomax Peak Experience – Negros Day Trip

The Jomax Peak experience is one worth trying at least once. But be warned, you will want to return. What and Where is Jomax Peak? It’s a picnic resort set high, about 800 m high, in the mountains close to Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Island. Why Go There? The views and the fresh mountain air…

Lakawon Island – A Laid Back Resort A Few Years Back

Lakawon Island – a Laid Back Resort a Few Years Back The island is small,  but it is surrounded by crystal clear water.  So quiet and peaceful.  The sand is white and made of  coarse corals.  It has a shallow waters where visitors can laze and  hang out in a nipa hut or swim into…

Campomanes Bay, Sipalay City

  Campomanes Bay -white sand beach and laid back lifestyle!!! It is a great tourist destination, not only for summer, but for any time of the year. It also adds a dimension to the enticement of Sipalay City, which is famed as the copper and gold belt of Negros Island. Campomanes Bay is an  excellent site…

BONISTA BEACH RESORT, ESCALANTE CITY

Very peaceful and relaxing.  BONISTA BEACH RESORT is located in a sun-drenched tropical setting.   It is  in Brgy. Buenavista, Escalante City and approximately 95 kilometers away from Bacolod City.  ABOUT THE RESORT: Rooms on a cliff over looking the ocean. Air-conditioned room with two firm queen size beds. Large clean bathrooms with plenty of hot…

Pedal Go Kart in Bacolod

PEDAL GO CART in EASTWALK – BACOLOD CITY We moms wants that the kids especially boys were able to run around and actually do action play other than just have their fingers do all the playing, if you get what I mean. It was refreshing to bring the kids in a place where they dont…

Danao Adventure Park Bohol

  An Adrenaline Packed alternative to the normal Bohol Day Tour experience. Bohol is famous for its amazing chocolate hills and adorable wide-eyed tarsiers. But it doesn’t stop there.  As one of the country’s top tourist destinations, Bohol has everything for everyone, even for the adrenaline junkies.   Danao Adventure Park offers EAT or Extreme…

Bugana Beach Resort – a Relaxing Escape on Negros island.

BUGANA Beach Resort – a relaxing escape on Negros island. Perfect Pool View, Nice Beach Front, Soft Sand and Crystal Clear Waters The VILLAS has their own dipping pool with cold water, and the view is perfect. We got the highest VILLA and we had the best view and the room is excellent! LOCATION: Baranggay Maricalum,…

Hinobaan: “Leave Only Footprints…”

  Hinobaan is a 1st class municipality in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. It is the southernmost town of the province. How to Get There: Hinobaan is about four-and-a-half hours drive from Bacolod City using public utility vehicles passing through the main highway. It is about three-and-a-half hour ride by private car. Buses going…