Dumaguete Travel Guide

Dumaguete Travel Guide

Explore Dumaguete with ease, courtesy of our guides, tips, and recommendations.

manjuyod sandbar: the ‘maldives of the philippines’

With 7,107 islands, the Philippines is full of incredible natural wonders, and some of them have yet to be in the limelight. For instance, when travelers think of Negros Oriental,... Read More

7 international destinations that can be found in the philippines

Most of us aim to travel all over the world while we are still young. But sadly, it’s just not easy! Whether it be our meager earnings or our hectic... Read More

december festivals 2012

Christmas isn’t the only occasion Filipinos celebrate in December. Check out this overflowing list from feasts dedicated to saints to colorful lantern parades for a sample of the many festivals... Read More

24 hours in dumaguete

The name Dumaguete originated from the Tagalog words daggit and dumaguet (“to snatch” and “to swoop” respectively), the former for the city’s frequent pirate attacks and the latter for the... Read More

november festivals and holidays 2012

Colorful costumes and props are necessary for throwing a successful fiesta in the Philippines. Liven up your November by dropping by these provinces to experience the unique culture of the... Read More

two days of eating in dumaguete city

Most people, when given the chance to stay overnight in Dumaguete, will opt to spend it touring the City’s sights. As well they should, because Dumaguete is an established, yet... Read More

the secret beaches of negros oriental

Perhaps by some strange alchemy of the currents, the eastern side of Negros, where Dumaguete is, does not boast of the white sandy beaches of its Visayan neighbors. “Where are... Read More

small feasts

I always have this idea of Dumaguete in a festive dance. Constant, swirling, colorful, packed with secret joy. Once, when I was a boy of perhaps five or six, I... Read More

buglas and dananguet

How old is Dumaguete? If we go as far back as 1572 when Diego Lopez Povedano first named the spot as Dananguet, then it is 439 years old. If as... Read More

the world begins at the boulevard

One wonders what sort of gods could have arranged this so: to accommodate in a particular place the relentless and inevitable swings of change, yet at the same time preserve... Read More

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