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Undoubtedly Iloilo’s Queen of Heritage Houses, the Nelly Garden gained an iconic status representing the old grandeur of the city. Within its elegant halls, important personalities dined on sumptuous feasts and danced in grand balls. …

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Critical Care Pediatricians to hold convention in time with Dinagyang 2012

December 5, 2011 – 4:10 pm |
Sarabia Manor Iloilo

Just in time before Dinagyang 2012, the Society of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (SPCCM) in cooperation with Philippine Pediatric Society (Negros Occidental – Western Visayas Chapter) will hold its 8th Annual Convention in Iloilo City. …

Morning swing at Iloilo Golf and Country Club

November 29, 2011 – 5:12 pm |
Iloilo Golf Course

Iloilo I LOVE! visits the hundred-year old and oldest existing golf course in the Philippines – the Iloilo Golf and Country Club at Santa Barbara.
After visiting Santa Barbara’s town proper, we decided to cross the …

Dinagyang Festival 2012 Schedule Released

November 27, 2011 – 9:26 pm |

The Iloilo City government released the schedule of next year’s most anticipated tourism event.
Dinagyang 2012 with its theme, Beyond Awards, A Culture of Excellence, aims to showcase the development of the city through its most …

Local Govt Offices to move at New Iloilo City Hall this December

November 27, 2011 – 8:57 pm |
Iloilo City Hall entrance

Local Govt Offices to move at New Iloilo City Hall this December
Six city government departments are reported to transfer to the new Iloilo City Hall this coming December 15. The nearly finished city hall has …

Cebu Pacific Air’s Low Fare Promo (Nov 2011)

November 20, 2011 – 11:01 pm |

Visit Iloilo From Manila and Cebu this Yuletide Season at Low Prices at Cebu Pacific Air’s latest Promo this November 2011:
Domestic Flights:
Cebu to Bacolod, Boracay (Caticlan), Butuan, Cagayan de Oro,  Clark, Davao, Dipolog, Dumaguete, General Santos, …

Back at Oton: Searching Katagman’s Cultural Treasure

November 20, 2011 – 7:50 pm | 8 Comments
Iloilo-Antique Highway

The day was sunny, but the place was very wet because of the heavy rain that poured during dawn. As we were driving along the Iloilo-Antique Highway, my companion was staring blankly at the side …

They’re growing grapes at Santa Barbara

November 17, 2011 – 10:32 am | 7 Comments
Grapes at Santa Barbara

On my trip to Santa Barbara, I wouldn’t want to miss the grape orchard at Barangay Lanag. To tell you honestly, I haven’t seen grapes being grown here at our tropics and it was a …

Sunset at Treñas Boulevard: A romance with the majestic Iloilo River

November 14, 2011 – 10:15 am | 4 Comments

 It was 4 o’ clock in the afternoon when I met my co-workers at the Diversion Road end of the Treñas Boulevard. At a distance I could see students and even lovers chatting or just …

Santa Barbara: Cradle of Ilonggo Patriotism

November 10, 2011 – 11:40 am | One Comment
Victory Plaza Sta Barbara Iloilo

Years after the spark of the 1896 Revolution in Manila, the Spaniards thought they could keep the Ilonggos loyal to the Crown because of the province’s unprecendented growth and the people’s antipathy towards war and …

Sta Barbara Dam and Irrigation System: Almost century-old but still amazing

November 9, 2011 – 4:56 pm | 4 Comments
Sta Barbara Irrigation gate

Iloilo I LOVE! visits the 90 year-old Sta Barbara Dam and Irrigation. The exploration was flattering as they were pampered by the beauty of the scene and the relaxing feeling brought by the gentle flow …

Iloilo I LOVE! at Philippine Blog Awards 2011 – Visayas Leg

November 8, 2011 – 5:59 pm |

Iloilo I LOVE! joins the final roster for Best Travel category of the Philippine Blog Awards – Visayas 2011. The announcement came from the official webpage of the award giving body, http://www.philippineblogawards.com.ph/. Winners for the …

Sta. Monica Church of Pavia: Beautifully Restored

November 7, 2011 – 6:05 pm | One Comment
Pavia Church Belfry

Sta. Monica Church of Pavia, Iloilo is one of the best maintained and restored churches in the province. It is a unique church among others – the only one made of red bricks inside and …

Injap Land set for People’s Condominium Turn Over

November 6, 2011 – 6:10 pm |

Injap Land Corporation of Iloilo’s Edgar “Injap” Sia II is ready for People’s Condominium turn over on November 11, 2011 (11-11-11). People’s Condominium is one of the company’s prime real estate projects in Iloilo and …

Plazuela De Iloilo: Spain and Italy in Iloilo

November 4, 2011 – 11:08 am | 5 Comments
Plazuela De Iloilo Virgin Mary

Iloilo has become an architectural melting pot because of ambitious projects being put forth by its visionary entrepreneurs. Truly inspiring masterpiece structures are sprouting at the city and one of these is Plazuela De Iloilo …