Saturday, June 24th, 2017

All about hotels, pension houses, restaurants and what to see and do in San Jose, Antique …

Yesterday, we stopped by the Western Visayas Tourism Center on Bonifacio Drive in Iloilo City to pick up some information for an upcoming trip to Boracay.  There are two ways to get from Iloilo City to Boracay by road.  The first is through the center of Panay Island passing through Passi City and Kalibo.  The roads are reported …

Negros Oriental Provincial Capital, Dumaguete We spent two weeks in Dumaguete in February 2005.  Our visit was part of a plan to select the best place for upcoming retirement in the Philippines. Negros Oriental Provinical Capitol Building, Dumaguete Dumaguete is more genteel than any Philippine city I have visited. Most Philippine cities aim just to survive; being pretty is not high on the list. Instead of the usual polluted, industrial water front, Dumaguete has a long, lovely, waterfront promenade with cast iron street lamps and benches to rest on. Huge Acacia trees line the strip of parkland separating the promenade from Rizal Boulevard. The Boulevard has some nice hotels, cafes, and …