The Gigantes Experience

Thinking of what to do for your vacation? Let me introduce to you Isla de Gigantes in Carles Iloilo.  I have been there last weekend and I should say if you are looking for a variety of adventures, Gigantes is what you are looking for. Isla de Gigantes is one of the most popular tourist […]

Punta Villa Hotel and Resort

BOOK IT NOW! Being one of the tourism centers in the Philippines, it’s never difficult to find a good place to stay in Iloilo. For the past few years now, Iloilo City has become a major travel destination in the country. As a result, the city’s Hotel and Real Estate industry has improved a great […]

Guimaras’ Manggahan Festival

Guimaras is a province 15 minutes away from Iloilo and can be reached by riding a pump boat. Guimaras is known around the globe for producing the most luscious and the sweetest mangoes, thus they have an annual celebration termed as Manggahan Festival, (Mangga is the local term for mango.) Manggahan Festival is a month […]

Skim Boarding in Iloilo: A Sport in Progress

Skimboarding or skimming is a sport growing in popularity nowadays in the Philippines and in the city of Iloilo.  But not everybody is familiar with this sport yet. To be honest, I did not know anything about it up until I saw the players on their boards and pulling off some awesome stunts along Villa […]

Estancia: “Alaska of the Philippines”

Found in the northern area of Panay Island in Western Visayas, the second class municipality of Estancia is considered to be a the center of fish trade, religion and travel spot in that area. Estancia is not really that known for neither agricultural products nor livestock. Rather, it is known for its overwhelming marine resources. […]

Visit Pavia

3,804 hectares of prime farmland, Pavia is a small town located 15 minutes away for the Iloilo City Proper. Historically, founded in 1862, it became a part of Santa Barbara in 1901 and then a part of Iloilo City in 1904 and finally became a suburb of the district of Jaro. By 1921, Pavia became […]

Kong Kee Chinese Restaurant

Located on 23 JM Basa St., Kong Kee Chinese Restaurant has been one of the favorite restaurants of Ilonggos here and abroad. It’s been open for like forever and has been serving the people of Iloilo and “Balikbayans” alike ever since.  Kong Kee is your traditional Chinese establishment found in the downtown Iloilo. Kong Kee […]

NIA starts PHP1-B irrigation project in northern Iloilo

ILOILO CITY, May 9 (PNA) -– The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) has started construction of almost P1 billion project cost of a small reservoir irrigation project (SRIP) in the upper farming area of Barangay Nueva Invencion in the municipality of Barotac Viejo in northern Iloilo. Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala, who was here Thursday, […]

DOE assures 285MW additional power by 2016

ILOILO CITY, May 9 (PNA) -– The Department of Energy (DOE) has assured additional 285 megawatts (MW) of power interconnected with the Visayas Grid once the two coal-fired power plants in Iloilo are commissioned and made operational by June 2016. Senate President Franklin M. Drilon, who is an Ilonggo, graced the laying of time capsule […]

Philippines beat Chinese Taipei, 2-0, in AFC President’s Cup

ILOILO CITY, May 09 (PNA) — The Philippine Football Team routed Chinese Taipei in the ongoing AFC President’s Cup held on Thursday evening at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod City. The Philippine team is represented by Ceres-La Salle Football Club which blanked Chinese Taipei’s Tatung Company, 2-0. Patrick Alcala Reichelt scored […]

Glor’s Hamburger & Broadway Café

If you’re an Ilonggo born in the 70s or 80s, you probably not have only heard of Glor’s, but have tasted its mouth-watering burgers. It is impossible for an Ilongo or anyone who has been to Iloilo to not know the existence of this nice little joint located just near the corner of Valeria and […]

Roberto’s: Seat of the Queen Siopao

When visitors come to Iloilo, they always look for a place to eat Iloilo’s famous batchoy and bring home a box filled with biscocho, but did you know that Iloilo also offers one of the best siopaos in the country? Siopao is a Chinese in origin food filled with meat, either chicken or pork, along […]

Fort San Pedro: Restored, Revisited.

Located along San Pedro Drive in the domestic port area of Iloilo City, Fort Nuestra Senora del Rosario or popularly known as Fort San Pedro is considered to be Iloilo’s “first frontier”. First frontier I say because the fort was specifically built as protection of the city from invaders like the Moro pirates which were […]

Iloilo Golf Course and Country Club:

If you want to test out your skills in golf and have fun with your friends or family, visit one of Philippine’s finest here in Iloilo  – The Iloilo Golf Course and Country Club. Located in Sta. Barbara Iloilo, you can get there in less than 30 minutes from the city. You can take a […]

Tinukib: Iloilo’s Premiere Pasalubong Centre

In the heart of Iloilo, conveniently positioned a few kilometres from the Iloilo International Airport is Iloilo’s new pasalubong centre. From the airport, it is on the right side of the road located on the ground floor of Tatay Sa Kauswagan Inc Corporate Office in the boundary of Pavia and Sta. Barbara Iloilo. The shop […]