101 Things to Do and Enjoy in Bacolod. #101 is the Best and Totally Free!

things to do in bacolod

What are the things to do in Bacolod? First time visitors would often ask. However, most visitors go to Bacolod City only during MassKara Festival because that is what the city is famous for especially for first-time visitors. Most people do not know what to do, where to go and what to eat when they visit […]

Bulawan Awards Features Products from Yolanda Survivors

bulawan awards products

The Bulawan Awards is an annual product design and competition which recognizes outstanding products by the  members of the Association of Negros Producers (ANP). I attended the opening at the Robinsons Place Bacolod where the Bulawan Awards entries will be exhibited from July 23-27, 2014. This year, the ANP celebrates the 24th Bulawan Awards with […]

Bulawan Awards 2014

bulawan awards 2014

The Bulawan Awards is an annual product design competition of the Association of Negros Producers (ANP) intended to maintain the level of excellence in products made in Negros Occidental and to acknowledge the hard work that goes into the creation of these products. This event recognizes the outstanding products by ANP members and is designed […]

Batuan Fruit is the Best!

batuan fruits

Non-Ilonggos do not know what a batwan (or batuan) fruit looks like. To us Ilonggos, there’s one ingredient that differentiates our cuisine from others, and that is batuan fruit. The best friend of an Ilonggo cook and the not-so-secret souring ingredient in our best loved Ilonggo food such as cansi, pinamalhan, KBL (kadyos, baboy, langka) […]

8th TravelXchange

8th travelxchange

The TravelXchange, now on its 8th year, will be held in Robinsons Place Bacolod on July 18-20, 2014. The oldest and most prestigious travel show in Western Visayas will be bringing you world-class hotels and resorts, adventure and water-sports vacations, theme parks, holiday cruise programs, travel accessories and other related products. You also get to […]

Negros Business Week 2014

negros business week

The Negros Business Week 2014 is one of the programs launched by the provincial government. The Sangguniang Panlalawigan has approved the Resolution No. 0951 declaring a Negros Business Week every month of July. The Negros Business Week 2014 schedule of opening will open on July 7, 2014 – 10:00 A.M. at Robinsons Place Bacolod, a […]

DOST Scholarship 2015 Application Forms Available for Download

dost scholarship

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Scholarship 2015-2016 Application Form is now available for download. Every year, DOST offers undergraduate scholarship opportunities to talented and deserving students who wish to pursue 4 or 5 year degree priority courses in science and technology fields. The RA 7687 Scholarships and the Merit Scholarships both aim to […]

Catch Viberacay this Weekend


When the weather gets hot, it’s nice to go to the “hottest” beach in the country, Boracay. Yesterday was probably one of the hottest temperature so far this year and I wish I was in Boracay, swimming in its pristine water or just lounging around, or take a walk along its powdery white sand beach. […]

Don Juan Tragedy: 34 Years Passed and Negrenses Still Mourn

don juan memorial

The Day the City of Smiles Wept by Dominic Alojado, MD Around 1 pm of April 22, 1980, a jam-packed M/S Don Juan of Negros Navigation (NN) carrying at least 1,000 passengers, left Pier 2 at the Manila North Harbor. It was bound for Bacolod City. Within her are vacationers, students coming home after graduation […]