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By the Iloilo River

By the Iloilo River

I have always liked the feeling of being near a body of water. Almost three years ago, we’ve been invited to try Don Rite’ sausages and other products at this very same spot in Lapuz. Located across the Old Provincial Jail (soon to be the […]

Manggahan 2017: how to make this summer your most fun ever

Manggahan 2017: how to make this summer your most fun ever

Guimaras Provincial Government and Private Sector team up for Manggahan 2017 Every year, the activities for Guimaras’ Manggahan Festival surpass those of the preceding years. Their success is due to the collaboration of the Guimaras provincial, municipal, national government agencies and the private sector. These […]

The history of Guimaras

The history of Guimaras

Centuries years-old worth of history laid underneath the povince’s silver anniversary. It can all be traced back after the fall of Ferdinand Magellan in the hands of Datu Lapu-Lapu when the Spaniards discovered the Philippines in 1521. The remainder of Magellan’s troops sailed away to […]

Join the Mango-Eat-All-You-Can on May 11-22

Join the Mango-Eat-All-You-Can on May 11-22

Those who have tasted the mangoes grown from Guimaras can attest to its distinct sweetness. For those who have not yet, you will have a chance to eat as much Guimaras mangoes as you can this summer! In line with Guimaras province’s Manggahan Festival 207 […]

Troi Oi! Vietnamese Resto at the Boardwalk

Troi Oi! Vietnamese Resto at the Boardwalk

For the past six months of being away from Iloilo, I missed a lot of events, restaurant openings and “iba pang mga ganap”. Though I got the chance to explore the nation’s capital region and see many places, I missed Iloilo and being around it. […]

Fuel.Ph bids goodbye this April

Fuel.Ph bids goodbye this April

Fuel.Ph has always been one of the coffee shops in the city that I liked. It has always uplifted the spirit of creativity and other advocacies. Since it first opened in 2012 at Smallville complex beside the business hotel and transferred to Diversion road, the […]

Festive Walk Parade at Iloilo Business Park

Festive Walk Parade at Iloilo Business Park

Just before my birthday, I was on a official business trip to Iloilo with Cebu based bloggers Gian and Sheila of adrenalineromance.com. We went on a roadtrip whenever they would comback from their out of town trips. Where else but of course at Iloilo Business […]

Lapaz Market – a foodie’s paradise!

Lapaz Market – a foodie’s paradise!

Deco’s has been one of my favorite batchoy brands. My mother & I even used to take home this lovely dish. The serving surely didn’t disappoint as it was full of ingredients and the soup was really savory. A typical Ilonggo would usually finish the […]

A basket full of adventure awaits you this Manggahan Festival 2017

A basket full of adventure awaits you this Manggahan Festival 2017

The Province of Guimaras is home to the world’s sweetest mangoes, likewise dubbed as the mango capital of Philippines. Guimaras is a very small island , almost like a tiny dot in the map. Nonetheless, for the Guimarasnons, size doesn’t matter because this miniature island […]

SHREK visits Iloilo for the first time, celebrates Easter in Iloilo Business Park

SHREK visits Iloilo for the first time, celebrates Easter in Iloilo Business Park

ILOILO CITY, Philippines, April 11, 2017 – Shrek, the beloved character of Dreamworks’ animation film, is landing in Iloilo for the first time as he joins Ilonggos in celebrating Easter. Megaworld Lifestyle Malls is bringing Shrek to Iloilo to lead Iloilo Business Park’s Easter Stomp […]

25th Guimaras Manggahan Festival

25th Guimaras Manggahan Festival

Manggahan Festival 2017 Updates “bigger, better and sweeter” Summer time is here and so is the famed Manggahan Festival of the province of Guimaras. The much awaited month-long celebration of Manggahan Festival 2017 finally opened with a grand caravan and launching program last March 31, 2017 at […]

Mutya Ng Guimaras 2017

Mutya Ng Guimaras 2017

One of the main events for the Manggahan Festival in Guimaras is the Mutya ng Guimaras 2017. Tomorrow’s Grand Launching will be held in Robinson’s Place Iloilo. It will be their first public appearance as candidates. They will also have a series of pre-pageant activities which will […]