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 […]

No Parking Along Lacson and Araneta Steets

no parking ordinance

Starting January 15, 2015 the No Parking Rule will be implemented along Lacson and Araneta Streets which will take effect from 7:00AM to 6:00PM along the following streets: LACSON: From Bangga Pepsi to Magsaysay Road (Bacolod City Police Office) ARANETA-Gonzaga Street fronting the Bacolod Public Plaza to Murcia-Alijis Road (Goodyear) The city government created ‘Task […]

Binalaybay Viral Video

marifel binalaybay

A colleague shared the viral video of Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod (CSAB) education student Marifel Chavez performing her Binalaybay piece. At first I thought she was from the University of San Agustin-Iloilo (my Alma Mater) because of the stage background. But then I heard her mention the Lagoon in her Binalaybay and so I’m sure she’s […]

Owa’s Balay Pangahan in Silay City

grilled tuna panga

Do you eat tuna panga (jaw)? I do. Actually, I love eating not just tuna panga but any fish head. I devour the flesh, cartilage and even the eye sockets. So when we were invited for lunch at Owa’s Balay Pangahan in Silay City, I couldn’t say no especially since Realtor Eli Gatanela mentioned that […]

Negros Farmers Weekend Market: A Good Weekend Habit for the Family

Owa Tak's Garden Salad

Saturday is a special day for the regulars at the Negros Farmers Weekend Market. It is an exciting gathering of sellers of fresh produce, processed food, homemade delicacies, Filipino and international cuisines, plants, handicrafts among so many wonderful items. The weekend market opened more than a year ago at Magsaysay Street across DC Cruz and […]

Skydiving in the Philippines: Experience the Thrill of a Lifetime in Bantayan Island this 2015

skydive greater cebu

Is skydiving in your bucket list? Then you will be happy to know that you don’t need to go abroad to conquer your fear because you can now skydive in the Philippines. Tandem Skydiving through Skydive Greater Cebu started last year and this 2015 you can experience the thrill of a lifetime in scenic Bantayan […]

NBSI Christmas Party 2014: Bloggers Just Wanna Have Fun

nbsi christmas party 2014

With all the Christmas rush, the Negrense Blogging Society Inc. (NBSI) found time to hold a Christmas Party last December 14, 2014 and everyone just had so much fun! Planning was all done online since we could not find time to meet. Other than blogging, we all share the same penchant for eating and singing […]

At Peñalosa Farms, Farming is a Serious Business

Penalosa Farms Hostel

There’s more to farming than just growing crops. Farming is a business and every farmer should think like an entrepreneur if they want to succeed. This is what Ramon “Mon” Peñalosa, Jr. is advocating to farmers and would-be farmers who visit Peñalosa Farms, a sprawling 4,000 sq.m. integrated farm in Victorias City, Negros Occidental. Peñalosa […]

12th National Vegetable Congress & Expo

12th vegetable congress

The 12th National Vegetable Congress and Expo to be held December 4 to 6 in Bacolod City will gather about 500 delegates from around the country. With the theme “Strengthening the industry through high value crops development and organic farming”, the congress aims is aimed at improving the farmers’ lives in the rural area by […]

DepEd Launched Abot Alam Program in Negros Occidental

abot alam launching

The Department of Education (DepEd) launched yesterday the Abot Alam Program in the Province of Negros Occidental to gather the support and commitment of the local stakeholders. Abot-Alam is a national inter-agency convergence program targeting out of school youth (OSY) in the Philippines. DepEd Schools Division Superintendent Juliet Jeruta said that Abot-Alam Program envisions a […]