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Queen Elizabeth II's Christmas Message 2011 Queen Elizabeth II's Christmas Message 2011

Here is the text in full of the Queen's 2011 Christmas message, which was recorded on December 9, 2011 - before her husband, the Duke ...

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Where To Stay In Macau Where To Stay In Macau

Grand Waldo Hotel beside Galaxy. From Grand Waldo, you can cross the street and take a short walk across Galaxy's parking lot and end...

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Bob's Coffee -- A Moment of Heaven Bob's Coffee -- A Moment of Heaven

Previously, we sang praises about Bob's Makati's great food. But have we told you about the rich, delectable coffee that Bob'...

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Bob's In Makati Bob's In Makati

Bob's of Bacolod closed down its operations in Magallanes and is now in De La Rosa Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City. Shown here is...

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Bacolodnons and Camel Cigarettes Bacolodnons and Camel Cigarettes

Take a good look at the picture. Now you know why Bacolod smokers like to smoke Camel Cigarettes.

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Demistifying Negrense Decadence Demistifying Negrense Decadence

From my old blog. Blog date : August 9, 2008 A few months ago, over a round of golf, I had this interesting discussion with investment banke...

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Inasal. Inasal.

There is an ongoing battle about the definition of " Authentic Inasal ," and it's getting hotter and hotter every day. Inas...

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Pamayo Kag Pamiste (Way Of Dressing/Pananamit) Pamayo Kag Pamiste (Way Of Dressing/Pananamit)

  A people's fashion sense tells a lot about its culture. Especially in the Philippines, where style is a barometer of how Hispanize...

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Bendunggo: To-Die-For Beef Offal Stew Bendunggo: To-Die-For Beef Offal Stew

Iloilo and Bacolod are both famous for delectable food. Iloilo has the memorable Batchoy , while Bacolod is proud of its to-die-for...

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Shot on Location at the Garcia Residence Shot on Location at the Garcia Residence

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Social Media Bug Bites Bacolodnons Worldwide‏ Social Media Bug Bites Bacolodnons Worldwide‏

The social networking site Facebook has been around for a few years now but it was not until a few days ago that the social media b...

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Boracay: The Inside Story Boracay: The Inside Story

Image by "Epoy" Boracay is one of the Philippines' most prized tourist destinations. Prized because local governments thriv...

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Hutik-Hutik: A Beautiful But Sinister House In Boracay Hutik-Hutik: A Beautiful But Sinister House In Boracay

Image by Turn Back To God There is a notorious house on Mt. Luho where a foreign businessman was murdered. Different versions of his story...

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The Lowly, But Nutritious, Delicious And Versatile Plantain The Lowly, But Nutritious, Delicious And Versatile Plantain

  Image by Mabuhay-Manila Saging na Saba , or plantain, as it is called in English, is a staple snack food in the provinces. There are...

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Moonlighting In Boracay Moonlighting In Boracay

Iloilo is home to some of the country's best doctors , we mentioned in a previous post. Now we talk about one great opportunity for newl...

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Ang Ilongga Nga Promdi: Debunking Misconceptions About Living South Of Manila Ang Ilongga Nga Promdi: Debunking Misconceptions About Living South Of Manila

I may not have lived in Metro Manila as long as Junior Golf Dad/Talonggo had, but I've certainly had my patches of living there. I&#...

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Liempo Face-Off: Ramboys vs. La Nena's Liempo Face-Off: Ramboys vs. La Nena's

  Credits to The Scribbler's Mom For the avid fans of Visayan cuisine, a gastronomic experience will not be complete without tasting on...

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Local Aliens Amongst Us -- Migration Between Iloilo And Bacolod Local Aliens Amongst Us -- Migration Between Iloilo And Bacolod

Iloilo City and Bacolod City are like twin sisters. Both have people who speak Hiligaynon, both are heavily Hispanized, and both still have ...

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The Ilonggo Doctor The Ilonggo Doctor

Image by Doctor & Nurse Books The medical field has always been a lucrative one. It is not only a childhood dream to become a doctor, ...

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Caring For The Philippines' Treasures: Is It High Time To Have Dog Pounds? Caring For The Philippines' Treasures: Is It High Time To Have Dog Pounds?

The Philippines is a beautiful country. It's funny that it took foreigners to "discover" areas here that are a wonder to beh...

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Tabi-Tabi Sa Not Like Ours And Other Superstitions Tabi-Tabi Sa Not Like Ours And Other Superstitions

  Image by The Diary Of A Super Girl Being a daughter of Mindanao and Visayas, I was exposed to the local superstitions early on. Though I ...

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Not Exactly Hiligaynon Not Exactly Hiligaynon

  Image by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid The Hiligaynon language is heavily influenced by the Mother Spain. Indeed, traces of our S...

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IlongGOLF : Understanding Ilonggos' Passion for the Game IlongGOLF : Understanding Ilonggos' Passion for the Game

In my talk about "Why Visayans Should Blog" at last year's Visayas Blogging Summit, I made mention of golf first coming to the...

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More Than A Princess: The Binukot Of Western Visayas More Than A Princess: The Binukot Of Western Visayas

Image by Erwin Cabarles Growing up in a culture-conscious high school, we were taught and tasked to perform the traditional legen...

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Sweets From The Sugarland Sweets From The Sugarland

Image by Tel Wanders (Calea's Chocolate Moist Cake) I know I kept going on and on about Iloilo's gustatory delights; it won't...

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Iloilo: Your One-Stop Laze Haven Iloilo: Your One-Stop Laze Haven

Image by Splodin' Pandas (and Other Mishaps) Iloilo is NOT Boracay and never will be. Most people who are thinking about how to beef u...

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Happy 2nd Anniversary Negros Bloggers! Happy 2nd Anniversary Negros Bloggers!

Online Journalists of the Future are the Gatekeepers of Negrense Heritage In the course of the discussion as to whether a national associ...

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The Meek, Gentle, Sweet Ilonggo The Meek, Gentle, Sweet Ilonggo

  Image by Flavours of Iloilo As we mentioned in one of our food experience articles , Ilonggos are a sweet bunch . They are affectionate, ...

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