A first timer’s guide to experience Dumaguete like a local

Dumaguete came from the Visayan word “Daguit” which means “to snatch” or “to capture”.  According to ancient stories, Moro pirates would often snatch beautiful young women and children from the coastal town. But today, that is not anymore the case as tourists and guests are now the ones captured by the beauty of the city and of course the charm of the people. They don’t call it “The City of Gentle People” for nothing after all.

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Extreme sports, new water activities, and our same ‘ol love for Boracay

On any other day, on any other destination, it takes a certain amount of pondering on how to describe a place. When you write about a travel location, it can get pretty challenging to allow readers to go on that journey with you; to let them in on what you see and what you eat and what you feel—on what makes a certain place worthy of a visit. But such is not the case for the place we’ll be taking you today—Boracay.

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