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Mountain View Condos

The Mountain View Condos are a respite from the hustle and bustle from busy Dumaguete City. Situated at 15 minutes from the city one can find comfortable accommodations and simple living here, while spending a well deserved break for 6 months in the Philippines. Quiet, Country Environment Open Second Floor Balconies Overlooking Pool & Mountains 4.5 Km from Robinson...
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Rainy Season in the Philippines

Between the months of June to July here in the Philippines marks the start of the rainy season. That means that people staying here will have to live through going out everyday despite the rain and the occasional typhoon. It’s not something that we like and enjoy. College students are already aware of this situation because college students are still required to attend and show up in their cla...
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Philippine Government Administrative Divisions and Its Purposes

Philippine government chart
The Philippines is composed of different government administrative divisions aside from its 3 equally supreme branches known as the Executive Branch, Legislative Branch and the Judiciary Branch. The Philippine Administrative divisions are commonly known as the Local Government Units (LGU). The Local Government Units are further categorized into Autonomous Region, Provinces, Municipalities or C...
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Understanding the New Negros Island Region (NIR)

Map of the Negros Island Region
  The Negros Island Region is divided into two provinces namely Negros Oriental and Negros Occidental, with Dumaguete City and Bacolod City as their capitals respectively. Although the two separate provinces are located in one island, they formed part of two different regions. Negros Occidental belonged to Central Visayas Region (Region VII) and Negros Oriental was part of the Western ...
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Seafood in the Philippines

Seafood in the Philippines
Seafood in the Philippines: Seafood is really a big trend here in the Philippines. When you talk about seafood at any kind, it is present here in our country. Fishing is always the number one way of life here in the Philippines, that’s why Filipinos love seafood and you should also taste the Philippines seafood. The national fish is Bangus (milk fish) and is found on sale everywhere. It has ma...
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Delectable but Inexpensive Food and Delicacies

Bossing Tempura in Dumaguete City
Delectable but Inexpensive Food and Delicacies Your visit in Dumaguete would not be complete if you can’t go around the city for some awesome food stops that are sure to make super delicious memories for any traveler. There isn’t a food joint here you won’t appreciate. If you are in a budget, there are some restaurants around the City that offers delicious but inexpensive food. Here’s a list o...
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Chinese Bell Church

Bell Church - Dumaguete City
Chinese Bell Church You may have been to Dumaguete for a couple of times, but if you are like most people that visited, you probably missed one of the hidden gems of Dumaguete. Unlike visiting tourist sites, the Bell Church is populated only to those who are lucky enough to find it. A colorful landmark just over the southern tip of Rizal Boulevard. Along the main road stretching along the cit...
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Bacong, Negros Oriental

San Augustine Church - Bacong
  A 10 minute ride south from the city of Dumaguete lies Bacong. Considered the smallest town in the province of Negros Oriental, yet this town has a lot to offer, tourism wise. It is accessible by private vehicles, tricycles and jeepneys or the bigger Ceres buses that ply the south bound route. Founded in 1801, this is the hometown of the revolutionary Filipino hero Pantaleon Villegas...
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Dauin Marine Sanctuaries

Marine Sanctuaries in Dauin, Negros Oriental
Dauin, a fourth class municipality in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines is about 10-20 minutes travel from Dumaguete City. For those taking the public transport, the jeepney terminal to Dauin is near Robinson's Place Dumaguete. The jeepneys usually park near the gas station. Fare is Php13.00. Inform the driver you are getting off at the corner leading to the Marine Sanctuary. It's a...
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Quezon Park

Quezon Park Rotunda
Posted on June 9, 2015 by Angeli Aves Dancel Quezon Park Another tourist attraction that you should not miss in Dumaguete is Quezon Park. Getting there is easy. You just tell the driver to drop you off at Quezon Park or you tell the driver to bring you to the Bell Tower or Cathedral because some folks don’t know the park’s name. This park is about 1.5 hectares. This park is the best place to...
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