Ormoc City

Ormoc City

Ormoc City is a 1st class city in the province of Leyte, Philippines. The city got its name from ogmok, an old Visayan term for lowland or depressed plain. It is the first non-provincial city of the Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 154,297 people in 31,542 households. Ormoc City […]

Negros

Negros Occidental is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region. Its capital is Bacolod City and occupies at the northwestern half of Negros island; Negros Oriental is at the southeastern half. Across the Panay Gulf and the Guimaras Strait to the northwest is the island-province of Guimaras and the province of […]

Manila

Fascination is an understatement of the feeling that one gets by visiting Manila, a lively metropolis commanding a magnificent view of the world-famous Manila Bay and its golden sunset. Historic, bustling, awe-inspiring, the “Philippine Cosmopolitan Capital” is a blend of cultures and flavors that offers an endless serving of places to see, sights to behold, […]

Makati

Makati is a bustling cosmopolitan city, a few kilometers from Manila, stretching comfortably over almost 3,000 hectares and housing nearly 500,000 people. Continued rapid growth over the past 25 years has made Makati the commercial, communication and financial center of the Philippines where trendy boutiques, fashionable restaurants and department stores mingle with banks, corporate head […]

Leyte

Things to Do and see in Leyte HISTORICAL Leyte Provincial Capitol Located at the corner of Sen. Enage Street and Magsaysay Boulevard, Tacloban City. Built in 1907, it is the seat of the provincial government of Leyte. It was also the seat of the Commonwealth Government of the Philippines when President Sergio Osmeña, Sr. came […]

Legazpi City: Bicol’s tourism center

The City of Legazpi (Bikol: Ciudad nin Legazpi; Filipino: Lungsod ng Legazpi) is a first class city and capital of the province of Albay, Philippines. With 179,481 inhabitants according to the 2000 census, it is the largest city in the Bicol Region in terms of population, though not in land area. It is also the […]

Laoag

Laoag

Laoag City, the sparkling gem of Ilocandia, is located at the west central part of the province of Ilocos Norte bordering the great China Sea. It is the nerve cent& of trade, commerce, business, industry, education and politics in the province. It is traversed by the national toad and is about 488 kilometers north of […]

Laguna, the Resort Province of the Philippines

Laguna, the Resort Province of the Philippines

Laguna, Resort Province of the Philippines, is a haven of fresh and pristine bodies of water such as hot springs, lakes, and waterfalls. Most notable is Pagsanjan Falls, formerly called Magdapio Falls, referred to as “shooting rapids.” It is found in Cavinti, starting from Pagsanjan town. Another is Lake Caliraya, which is located between Cavinti […]

La Union, the Pilgrimage Center of North Luzon

La Union, the Pilgrimage Center of North Luzon

Situated on the northwestern coast of Luzon, La Union is the gateway to the Ilocos Region. With its strategic location, the province has become the business, education, and government center of the Ilocos. Not only is La Union the region’s center for trade but also of religious devotees who flock to one of the country’s […]

Iloilo: Heritage haven of Panay

Iloilo is set in a graceful repose between Iloilo and Batiano rivers forming an angle of a nose. Hence, its old name “Ilong-Ilong” which means “noselike”. Mountain ranges with peaks as high as almost 7,000 ft. provide natural boundaries between Iloilo and Antique on the west and Capiz on the north. The rest of mainland […]