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Iloilo I LOVE! intensifies Iloilo City for New Wonder City Campaign!

March 29, 2012 – 6:08 pm | One Comment
Iloilo City

Today, Iloilo I LOVE! releases the official poster for its campaign, “Iloilo City: A New Wonder City of the World”. This website is in one with the city of Iloilo in making this dream a …

Splashing at Dingle’s Moroboro Dam

March 28, 2012 – 8:15 pm | Comments Off on Splashing at Dingle’s Moroboro Dam
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Hidden treasures lie at the heart of Iloilo an eco-tourist would surely love to discover. Tranquil yet breath-taking – that’s what you’ll discover at Dingle’s less known tourist spot, the Moroboro Irrigation Dam.

Garin Farm at San Joaquin (Part 3): An Adventure You Shouldn’t Miss

March 24, 2012 – 8:31 pm | 9 Comments
Zipline Equipments

Okay, so we had pilgrimage, climbed a 400-step staircase, fed some animals, and watered some plants. So what’s next for us at Garin Farm? Definitely – FUN! Relax and enjoy the time with your family …

Agriculture? It’s More Fun in San Joaquin’s Garin Farm (Part 2)

March 22, 2012 – 5:19 pm | One Comment
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What else to do in a farm? Surely, growing crops and raising animals are. But in Garin Farm at San Joaquin, I guess they take it at another notch higher. Using eco-friendly and practical techniques, …

Pintados De Pasi 2012 Highlights: Proud Heritage meets Fun and Colors

March 20, 2012 – 1:39 pm |
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Pintados de Pasi of Passi City is one of the province’s premiere festivals. Its roots are deep into Ilonggo history and heritage and it looks back to our pre-colonial past – a testament to our …

Garin Farm at San Joaquin (Part 1): The Pilgrimage

March 17, 2012 – 6:06 am | 12 Comments
San Joaquin Iloilo Mountains

Pilgrimage during summer? What else do you have in mind? A beautiful scenery, captivating replica of Christ’s life, and of course a flight of 400 stairs towards a gigantic Cross- that’s what in store for …

Iloilo I LOVE! E-Guide: Visita Iglesia – The Old Churches of Iloilo City

March 15, 2012 – 9:16 am | 2 Comments
Visita Iglesia Iloilo City

Lenten Season is once again here and the Holy Week is fast approaching. Definitely, Iloilo City is the place to be in this time. Old churches, nice people, good food, and comfortable places to stay …

Camiña Balay nga Bato: Heritage, shopping, and much more (Part 2)

March 10, 2012 – 10:41 pm | 9 Comments
Camiña Balay nga Bato: Heritage, shopping, and much more (Part 2)

A proud history and prestigious family traditions mark the 1865 Avanceña House, now called Camiña Balay nga Bato at Villa Arevalo, Iloilo City. From afar, one can clearly see how beautifully this house was preserved …

Camiña Balay Nga Bato: A Tour on Ilonggo Heritage House (Part 1)

March 7, 2012 – 8:22 pm | 19 Comments
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A proud history and prestigious family traditions mark the 1865 Avanceña House, now called Camiña Balay nga Bato at Villa Arevalo, Iloilo City. From afar, one can clearly see how beautifully this house was preserved …

Play and Relax: It’s More Fun in Oton’s Anhawan

February 14, 2012 – 11:18 am | 5 Comments
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No, this beautiful scene is not in Boracay or Puerto Galera. This is in Oton, Iloilo – home to one of the province’s premiere rest and relaxation tourist destination, the Anhawan Beach Resort and Spa. …

Visiting Historic and Progressive Pototan

February 9, 2012 – 8:04 pm | 3 Comments
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Many words can describe the town of Pototan, Iloilo – rice, Christmas Capital, the Magbanuas – to name a few. But this progressive town has lots to offer. In my recent visit, the town was …

Iloilo’s Calle Real: Awakening the Queen City of the South

February 5, 2012 – 2:17 am | 10 Comments
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“Reina La Ciudad del Sur” or the Queen City of the South is the moniker used to describe the grandeur of Iloilo City in its heyday. In late 19th and early 20th century, the Queen …

Ilonggo-Chinese Community welcomes the New Year with a Bang!

January 27, 2012 – 8:51 pm | 4 Comments
Filipino Chinese Friendship Arch

A grand parade participated by the Filipino-Chinese business and academic community highlighted the weeklong celebration of welcoming the Year of the Water Dragon. The 2012 Chinese New Year officially started last January 23. The city’s celebration …

What to Do in 2012 Dinagyang Festival?

January 8, 2012 – 12:03 pm | One Comment
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January – the atmosphere is now filled with enthusiasm for this year’s most anticipated tourism event – Dinagyang! The dagyang fever has once again gripped the metro and if you’re planning to visit Iloilo City, …