dumaguete

Liquid Dive Resort (Liquid Dumaguete): Discover Muck Diving in Dauin, Negros Oriental

Posted on September 6, 2017

Recreational scuba divers are typically attracted to coral reefs teeming with marine life like vibrant coral fish, sleek sharks and amiable sea turtles, but the more you dive the more you’ll appreciate the little guys. Those into macro photography in particular are drawn to barren dive sites of mud or sand in search of unique critters they can observe and photograph. The dark substrate provides an excellent backdrop for strange and colorful animals. This type of scuba diving is calledRead More

Sta. Monica Beach Club: Your Relaxing Seaside Getaway in Dumaguete City

Posted on August 31, 2017

Located five kilometers south of the heart of Dumaguete, Sta. Monica Beach Club may be away from the action but, on the other hand, provides a quiet beachside getaway that’s still accessible from the city. Managed by One-Of Collection, the same guys behind Amorita Resort in Bohol and The Funny Lion in Coron, the boutique resort has roomy quarters and a contemporary-rustic ambiance that feels exclusive yet low-key. The property sits right along an east-facing gray-sand beach facing Cebu andRead More

Awesome Sea Turtle Encounters at Apo Island with Island’s Leisure Boutique Hotel & Spa! [SP]

Posted on July 2, 2013

Island’s Leisure Boutique Hotel & Spa can arrange awesome sea turtle encounters at Apo Island!  Island’s Leisure Boutique Hotel and Spa, a new hideaway located just five minutes away from Sibulan Airport, invited me to rediscover Dumaguete City and its neighboring attractions. Once a residential compound, the boutique hotel naturally possesses a welcoming and homey feel, but at the same time is expertly furnished to exude comfort and luxury with its well-curated furniture and decor, many of which can be purchased. There’sRead More

Journey of Rizal

Posted on December 8, 2010

The following article is a commissioned article I wrote for this month’s issue (December 2010) of SMILE, the in-flight magazine of Cebu Pacific Air. You may browse the magazine online at http://www.cebusmile.com EVERY TOWN OR city would have a street or park named after him. His diminutive yet dignified stature is immortalized in concrete or bronze. And his profile, distinguished by perfectly parted waves of hair, is etched on one-peso coins in every purse and pocket. Dr Jose Rizal mayRead More