Category: Bacolod

Mangrove Forest to Thrive in Punta Taytay, Bacolod

It was lunchtime then and we were having Calamares, Grilled Squid, and Oysters at the Viewing Deck, overlooking the Panay Gulf – staring at the Island of Panay and Guimaras. On the far right of the coast, I saw a woman, bending her body towards the earth. “What is she doing?” I asked myself. Immediately, I finished my last bite, washed my hands, and went down for a walk. Read more →

Desperate to Ride an Iron Dinosaur

Frankly, I have never rode a train before in my entire life. Yes. Count those miniature trains and mall trains where you get to pay Php50 for a ride around the mall – scratch those out. LRT? MRT? Nah. It never crossed my mind. I was more of a cab fanatic and now, I’m a jeepney lover! 8) Part of my Bacolod itinerary was to visit the Central Azucarera de La Carlota Iron Dinosaurs – that was scheduled to be for a day so that I could have that “time of my life” with the sugar milling and the visit with the trains that is. Read more →

An Afternoon at Mambukal Mountain Resort

Located at Minoyan, Murcia, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Mambukal Mountain Resort is truly something to adore. A 45-minute ride from the city will bring you to a scenic place unlike any other – indeed, nature at its best! This area covers more than 23 hectares at the foot of Mt. Kanlaon Volcano (highest mountain peak and most active volcano in Central Philippines) and lies 1,200 feet above sea level. Isn’t that marvelous?! Read more →

Buro Buro Resort: Free Flowing Spring Water

A spring is any natural situation where water flows to the surface of the earth from underground. Buro Buro Resort is already 15 years old and is known for it’s abundant, fresh, spring water, and rustic ambiance. But because it is far from the city’s reach, not all people are aware that there is this little gem in Negros Occidental waiting to be that “next” spot for locals and tourists. Just head on to Granada and you could see for yourself! Read more →

A Taste of Grilled Chicken Intestines

Back in college, my friends would usually buy one of the popular Filipino street food known as “isaw.” This famous barbecued chicken intestines are tagged as “cheap but has a good taste.” So, every time I see these along the street, I would make that “Yuck-Eew” face. Of course, with the sound of “intestines,” I already hesitated. Imagine those intestines I have seen in the operating room when I was finishing my nursing course. haha Read more →