Tips for a First-Time Traveler to Vietnam

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With a fascinating jumble of traditional and modern culture, delicious cuisine, and friendly people, Vietnam is a popular destination for travelers from Negros and beyond. If you’re visiting for the first time, it helps to prepare in advance for the new sights and experiences that you’ll encounter. The following are a few attractions you won’t […]

Top 10 Philippine Gems: 3 from Negros Island

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Three of Negros Island attractions were among the Top 10 Philippine Gems as announced by Isla Lipana & Co. These destinations were chosen from an initial list of 25 sites through online voting from June 26 to September 25. “The Philippine Gems steers awareness and appreciation for the country’s pristine and natural sites, even the […]

It’s More Fun at MassKara Night Market

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The MassKara Night Market is organized by Brilyante Network for the MassKara Festival and it first opened last October 5, 2013 at the Negros Weekend Market. Brilyante Network is composed of individuals and private organizations in support of the 75th charter celebration of Bacolod City. We arrived early at so some of the kiosks were […]

Bacolod MassKara Festival Guide – 2013 Edition

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The MassKara Festival of Bacolod City is undoubtedly one of the most-awaited festivals in the Philippines, drawing thousands of tourists every year to the City of Smiles. The “happiest festival in the Philippines” is almost a month-long celebration with activities such as concerts, food fairs, street parties and more. The highlight of the MassKara Festival […]

Lebron X Shoes by Isabel Gatuslao

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What does Lebron James have in common with The Pastry Shop of Bob’s and  Sugarland Hotel? He didn’t drop by Bacolod during his Witness History tour, did he? Well no, but Isabel Gatuslao who happens to be the designer of the logo of The Pastry Shop of Bob’s and Sugarland Hotel, designed one of his Lebron […]

2013 Barlympics Finals

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The finals of the 2013 Barlympics will be on July 27, 2013 at  The District North Point, Talisay City. This year’s biggest event in bartending gathers all the best Hospitality Management Colleges and Universities featuring their best students as they compete for the grand prize — an International Internship Scholarship by POEC and IAESTE Philippines […]

Koi and Goldfish Festival at SM City Bacolod

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Calling enthusiast and hobbyist, SM City Bacolod is holding the Koi and Goldfish Festival on July 26-28, 2013 at the SM Transport Hub. There will be more than 100 high quality Japanese Koi & Goldfish on display, as well as a Bonsai & Orchid Exhibit. This will be a great way to spend your weekend […]

Vote for Negros Island Attractions in the Top 10 Philippine Gems

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Vote for Danjugan Island, Mt. Kanlaon and Apo Island in the Top 10 Philippine Gems. This project was launched recently by Isla Lipana to showcase the country’s pristine natural sceneries. The three tourist destinations in Negros Island were among the shortlisted 25 sites which meet the criteria of being breathtaking, be in good condition, peaceful […]

Mt. Kanlaon: Feared and Revered

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Mt. Kanlaon in Negros Island is the highest mountain in the Visayas rising to 2,435 meters above sea level. You can say it’s at the heart of Negros, nestled almost at the center of Negros Island. It forms the north westernmost tip of the border dividing the Island into the two provinces of Negros Occidental […]

Where to Stay on Ayia Napa Holidays?

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In order to provide information to our readers who are in other countries, we will occasionally feature different destinations which they can consider for their holidays. Negrenses love to party wherever in the world they may be so it’s not difficult to imagine you to consider spending your holiday at Ayia Napa in Cyprus which […]