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Experience ILOILO CITY like no other! Your GUIDE is now here for you!

January 16, 2013 – 9:48 pm | 7 Comments
nelly garden iloilo

Introducing the book, “ILOILO: Your Guide to the Philippines’ City of Love”
The first and only handy travel guide for Iloilo City!

Iloilo City is emerging as one of the country’s next tourism hubs. With its renewed …


December 25, 2012 – 9:19 pm |
dinagyang 2013

Iloilo Dinagyang Festival has grown to be national phenomenon. The exotic choreography, loud drum beating, and the ecstatic street dancing have captured a growing number of audiences every year. Tourists and spectators from all over …

The Grandeur that was and the Glory that will be: The many firsts of Iloilo

May 22, 2012 – 7:03 pm | 19 Comments
Iloilo Mission Hospital

Peering through many lists of Iloilo’s firsts, I was fortunate that this list was sent to me by Ma’am Victoria Jardiolin-Villa, trustee of Iloilo Cultural Heritage Foundation. The following article was published by Panay News …

Pasundayag at Semana Sang Iloilo 2012 (Part 2)

April 20, 2012 – 6:16 pm | One Comment
pavia fiesta

Celebrating the pride of Iloilo will never be complete without a parade of its festivals. This year’s Pasundayag or Parade of Municipal Festivals rocked the Capitol grounds with the festivals’ drum-beating and hyper dance moves. …

Ilonggo Festivals Color ABS-CBN’s Newest Summer Station ID

April 18, 2012 – 10:17 pm | 2 Comments

ABS-CBN really captured the best of our Pinoy summer with a rainbow of colors seen in our festivals. Leading the 6 minute video is an opening with Ati Warriors of Dinagyang Festival. Manggahan Festival of …

The Pride of Iloilo: Semana Sang Iloilo 2012 (Part 1)

April 18, 2012 – 8:30 pm |

This year’s Semana Sang Iloilo truly showcased the treasures of our province – from our own products, agricultural produce, arts, festivals, and much much more. A rich and noble province – that is Iloilo. Let’s …

Visiting Historic and Progressive Pototan

February 9, 2012 – 8:04 pm | 3 Comments
Panay freedom fighters

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 …

The Piaya I LOVE!

August 20, 2011 – 8:14 pm | 4 Comments
I love Piaya of Iloilo and Negros

Why would an adventure at Western Visayas be never complete without the sweet crunchiness of a piaya?

Tambobo Festival at Ajuy: A Thanksgiving

August 15, 2011 – 9:26 pm |

Ilonggos at Ajuy will celebrate their annual thanksgiving with fun and excitement at its Tambobo festival this September 8-10, 2011.
What’s a tambobo anyway? The word tambobo  is a Hiligaynon word for a storerage or warehouse …

Banate Beach at Overcast

July 9, 2011 – 9:09 pm |

Banate Beach at a cloudy afternoon

After the trek, we spent the afternoon at the Banate beach. The beach may had complemented our trek; exhausted and perspired, the beach provided the refreshment we need. The cool …

One day trekking at mountains of Banate

July 9, 2011 – 7:10 pm |

For a seasoned mountaineer, this altitude may not pose as a challenge. But for me, an amateur trekker, let’s say it’s like undergoing a brutal initiation. From Iloilo City, one may reach Banate by boarding …