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Bacong Negros Oriental

  A 10- away minute ride down south from the city of Dumaguete lies Bacong.  Considered as  smallest town in the province of Negros Oriental, yet this town has a lot to offer, tourism wise.  It is pretty accessible by private vehicles, tricycles and jeepneys or the bigger Ceres buses that ply the south bound route.   Founded in 1801, this is the hometown of the revolutionary...
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Pura Vida Beach resort Dauin

    Dauin about 15km south of Dumaguete City is known to have many beach resorts in the Province of Negros Oriental. One famous beach resort is Pura Vida. The spacious beach resort is built from divers for divers and is under Swiss Management. “Pura Vida” means “Pure Life” and that’s exactly what they want you to feel during your stay at the Resort. The place is surrounded with...
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St. Paul University

Students at St. Paul University
    Another well known university in Dumaguete City is St. Paul University, abbreviated as SPUD or SPU Dumaguete. This is a private Catholic School. The university traces its origins to the coming of the Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres (SPC) in the Philippines. SPUD started as an institution which offers elementary education. Then High School started in 1920. Years later, Colle...
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Dumaguete Charter Day/Fiesta

    Dumaguete Charter Day is another month of Celebrations in the City of Gentle People. There would be parades, competitions and events, activities, tournaments that are spread out across the whole City of Dumaguete with the Quezon Park in the City Center. Usually, the activities would start around the first week of Novemeber until the first week of December. The City parade h...
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Buglasan Festival

  Every year, Dumaguete City celebrates Buglasan Festival. Buglasan is the province’s annual Provincial Fiesta that is held every October. It is a provincial event where in all the municipalities, cities and towns of the Negros Oriental province becomes one. It is actually a unique celebration because it is a gathering of almost all the people in the province. The Buglasan of Negros Or...
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La Residencia Al Mar Hotel/Don Atilano

  Located right at the heart of Dumaguete fronting the magnificent ocean views is the stylish La Residencia Al Mar, formerly known as Almar Hotel the oldest hotel of Negros Oriental along the Rizal Boulevard. This is an old house of Spanish architecture that has been converted into a first class hotel. Visitors who stay in this hotel will find themselves just moments away from the comm...
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Discovering Ilocos Part One

    The Philippines has a lot of awesome travel destinations and one place not to miss  out starts from the place I  refer to as “Up North” being based here in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental.  Being married to an Ilokano who is presently based In Dingras, a town which is approximately a 45-minute ride from Laoag City,  I would frequent the place and every visit, I still get th...
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The famous Roasted Pig in the Philippines

  Here in the Philippines, we have a very famous dish that is always present in every occasion. We call it the “lechon baboy”. That is actually a roasted pig. Lechon is pork dish in several regions of the world, most specially Spain and its former colonial possessions throughout the world. The word lechon is originated from the Spanish term; that refers to a suckling pig that is roaste...
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  Negros Island Region was created last May 29, 2015 by the President of the Philippines, Mr. Benigno Aguino III. It is island composed of the province of Negros Oriental and Negros Occidental with the urbanized City of Bacolod City. Together with these changes is also the expanding of tourism industry. There are so many things that you can do here in this island. Here is a list of suggest...
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Guihulngan City

    Guihulngan is a small city in the province of Negros Oriental. It is located at the northern side of Dumaguete City. You can reach this place by riding a vehicle or a bus, at a maximum of 4 hours away from Dumaguete. A huge bell with a Carabao is the main attraction of the city located at the side of Justice Hall along the National Highway. There are two stories about the h...
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