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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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Basdaku Beach Moalboal

Beach at Moalboal
Basdaku Beach, Moalboal: I am from Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental but I do love to travel and go out on adventures. So together with my friends, we went to Moalboal Cebu. Our trip last February 2015 was so memorable and I found it hard to forget my Moalboal Adventure, I will definitely go back. From Dumaguete City, we had to take several rides to reach this place. But it was all worth it. We...
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Apo Island: Getting There and Getting to Know It

The rainy season is in, but for everyone who has a perpetual calling for the sea, Apo Island is the perfect place to be. With its collection of coral reefs and other deep sea adventure, Apo Island is a sure haven for anyone with an insatiable need for vitamin sea. Jump off point: Dumaguete City From Dumaguete City, take a bus going to Bayawan. The conductor usually asks where you want to b...
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Aguinid Falls – Samboan Cebu

Aguinid Falls - Samboan, Cebu
Aguinid Falls: It is always nice to wander off from your comfort zone. For a resident of Dumaguete like me, I have been to several tourists spot around the province, thus the idea to cross our way to Cebu Island enticed me again. Last May 23, I and my travel buddies decided to have another trip in Cebu. This time, my brother came along with us. All together, we took off as early as six in the...
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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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Weekend Getaway: White Sand Bar, Manjuyod

Unlike metropolitan cities, Dumaguete is more relaxed, and life here moves at a steady, calm pace. However, the City of Gentle People is not spared from the hustle and bustle of an urban town. Days can be stressful, and during times like these, the perfect way to wind down is a visit to the beautiful white sand bar in Manjuyod. The best time to get the sand bar would be morning so the shoreli...
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Habhaban Cave and Underground Waterfalls – Bayawan City

Photos of Habhaban Cave
Habhaban Cave and Underground Waterfalls I just want to share with you my experience in exploring a very big cave. I had so much fun with my family. We went to Bayawan City, a nearby town here in Dumaguete City Philippines. The idea of walking kilometers uphill and crawling through small cracks, crevices and in neck deep waters inside a pitch-dark cave was certainly not on my bucket list. ...
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Zamboanguita: Zoo Paradise of the World

The Zoo Paradise of the world is situated in Barangay Salngan in the town of Zamboangita, Negros Oriental. It was spearheaded by the late Eleuterio Tropa, a former Catholic priest who formed his own religious sect cum environmentalist group who called themselves “The Lamplighters”. The mission and motto of their organization is to “love one another and love nature”. All members were once requir...
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