Rediscovering Dumaguete and Beyond

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

I spent a weekend in Dumaguete late last year on a trip made possible by Go Hotels and Cebu Pacific. On that trip, I was able to rediscover the city and had a taste of what’s the southern Negros has to offer – the foods,…

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Siquijor in a Day

Sunday, August 8, 2010
San Isidro Labrador Convent

After a day of diving in Apo Island, Ate Claudia and I crossed the Bohol Strait to visit the neighboring island province of Siquijor, a totally contrasting experience from the city life of Dumaguete. Only one hour by fast craft from the port of Dumaguete…

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Diving in Apo Island, Negros Oriental

Saturday, July 31, 2010
School of Jackfish in Coconut Point

In our continuous pursuit for great diving spots in the Philippines, Ate Claudia and I set foot in the central Philippine province of Negros Oriental to dive in one of the infamous dive sites in the country – the Apo Island. Straight from an hour…

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Cakes and Pastries Sans Rival in Dumaguete

Tuesday, July 27, 2010
My personal favorite - Date and Walnut Dacquoise

Living up to its name, the cakes and pastries of Sans Rival in Dumaguete have really no rival. Thanks to Trinidad “Tita Trining” Teves-Sagarbarria, the founder of Sans Rival Cakes and Pastries, and her children who inherited the same passion and continued the baking legacy…

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