Recycle Plastic with the Blastik Project.

My tourism group ATON (Association of Tourguides of Negros) was lucky enough to visit Peace Pond – the first Department of Tourism accredited Agri-Tourism site in southern negros. Peace Pond is also home to a very interesting initiative – the Blastik Project. We met with Checcs Osmeña-Orbida and her husband Jet Orbida who run Peace…

Man Plaza: An adventurous alternative to Manokan Country

“Manokan Country is so overrated. Aren’t there any other, more adventurous alternatives?” Again the question was repeated. We nervously swallowed as we sized up our merciless interrogator. A six foot, white haired expat looked back at us expectantly with his piercing blue eyes, camera in hand. We were caught off guard, really thrown for a…

BillieDog Ice Cream: The most amazing Ice Cream on Negros Island!

Folks, it sounds unbelievable but we’ve just found The Best Ice Cream on Negros Island at Silay’s Adobo Festival. It’s pretty damn good ice cream. We were at Silay’s Adobo Festival when we ran into friends – Chris Juricich and Angela, his wife. Both are artists and Chris makes the most delightful sketches about people…

Happy Horse Farms Equestrian Centre: Horseback riding for kids and adults!

Ride ponies, horses and meet cute and cuddly farm animals at the Happy Horse Farms Equestrian Centre! A visit here is a perfect bonding and learning experience for the entire family. Happy Horse Farms Equestrian Centre is located in Hacienda Virhen, Baranggay E Lizares6115 Talisay, Negros Occidental. It’s just a 15-30 minute drive from the…

El Raza Restaurant and Catering

Try out this new restaurant in Talisay City! We visited El Raza Restaurant and Catering – a new, scenic restaurant located in Talisay City just a short trip outside Bacolod. El Raza restaurant is located alongside the Talisay Highway just before you get to Pacific shores. This restaurant has captured the attention of locals because…