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…

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…

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…

I Finally Got to Experience Bais City’s Dolphin Watching

Dolphin Watching   BAIS City is located along the coast of Tanon Strait-a body of water that lies between the island of Negros and Cebu. The city is perfect place in the Philippines to go DOLPHIN WATCHING. Butandings (whale sharks) have been seen in these waters too, together with the rare leatherback turtles.   Dolphin…

Balabac and ONUK ISLAND

Forget El Nido, my new bucket list is in Balabac and ONUK ISLAND Philippines has more than 7,107 beautiful islands that attracts visitors to discover and explore especially those undiscovered paradise in the country like of the Onuk Island of Balabac, in the province of Palawan, Philippines. ONUK ISLAND is located in the Southwestern part…

Portofino Beach Resort Mactan Island, Cebu

Portofino Beach Resort on Mactan Island – Cebu Bluewaters Being one of the major tourist Islands of Cebu, Mactan Island boasts of a diverse collection of tourist spots and attractions. Being a coral island, Mactan offers some of the best diving, snorkeling, island hopping, jet ski, sailing and cultural activities of any island in the…