Blog Posts - Bacolod



Our Bacolod Trip in a Hashtag

A week after Zayne turned one year old, our little family flew to Bacolod together with our very close friends who also happens to be Zayne’s ninongs and ninangs. If I’m not mistaken, the last time we went out of town as a group was in 2010. Joy,...
by jE's AnAtOmY on Dec 8, 2016

10 Reasons to Spend the Holidays at L’Fisher Bacolod

For those who have friends and relatives in Bacolod, known as the City of Smiles, located in the Negros Island at the Visayas region of the 7,107-island Philippines, visiting or spending their holiday vacations in this place is both fun and relaxing,...
by First-time Travels on Dec 3, 2016

Masks at the Jojo Vito Designs Gallery

When I moved back to Bacolod City, one of the persons I came to know was Jojo Vito, the man behind the Jojo Vito Designs Gallery, whom I met through the Negrense Blogging Society, Inc. (NBSI). Since I was away for two decades from my hometown, I have...
by First-time Travels on Sep 5, 2016

New Dining Place in Bacolod: Tent Five

If Bacolod City is known for something, apart from Masskara Festival and the smiling people, it is its good food that can be enjoyed in many great dining places that dot the metropolis. A new foodie attraction is the Marketplace, located right beside...
by First-time Travels on Sep 3, 2016

A Ribshack Delight in Bacolod

Seldom does a food court stall captures my fancy. I’d often resort to eating in food courts when I am pressed for time, low on budget, or spending meal time with a big number of group. Unless there is a particular stall that serves food with su...
by First-time Travels on Aug 29, 2016

Learn #MarketingHacks in Bacolod

Let me divert from my usual post and share with you what other things I have busied myself recently. When my alma mater, La Consolacion College-Bacolod (LCC-B) approached me to teach Advanced Marketing subject for its Expanded Tertiary Education Equi...
by First-time Travels on Aug 15, 2016

Bacolod-Silay Airport is on #SmartWifi

Whenever I travel out of Bacolod, I always make sure I am at the airport way too early because the airport is a bit far from my place. I’d spend my waiting time eating, observing passengers, or looking at the view surrounding Silay. At times, I...
by First-time Travels on Aug 10, 2016

Thinking of Japan at UNIQLO Bacolod

For two years, my friends and I have been discussing about a trip to Japan. High school batch mates, former colleagues and friends from my Catholic community kept on egging me to plan a trip with them. Even my sister wanted for us to travel to the La...
by First-time Travels on Jul 19, 2016

Relaxing Adesso Sparty

Right after I came home from my New Zealand trip (there’s more to my succeeding posts), I was glad that my fellow female Negros bloggers and I were invited by Adesso Spa for some spa party. It was perfect timing. I badly needed some pedicure. M...
by First-time Travels on Jul 8, 2016

Bacolod | MassKara Festival 2016

MassKara Festival is annual celebration held every October by locals in Bacolod. It is one of popular festivals in the Philippines which started in the early 80’s.MassKara Festival | Photo by Syron Grande JardenianoMassKara Festival 2016 will...
by Travel Tropa on Jul 4, 2016

First-time in Bacolod Forest Park Resort

We were planning our high school batch summer getaway and we were looking for a fun place just within the vicinity of Bacolod City, the hub of the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. Forest Park Resort came up in the discussion. I couldn̵...
by First-time Travels on May 22, 2016

The Hostelry Bacolod

Since I love to travel and I prefer to do things DIY style (Do-It-Yourself), I’ve learned to include “hosteling” in my vocabulary. It started in Guangzhou (Read: First-time in Guangzhou RiverSide Youth Hostel (Jiangpan)  where I bo...
by First-time Travels on May 12, 2016

Paella Cook-Off and Mango Festival

Summer in the Philippines is timed by end of March towards May. Apart from heading to the beaches, or any attractive body of water for that matter, it is also the season of the sweet mangoes, which are popularly cultivated in the island-province of G...
by First-time Travels on May 7, 2016

The Taste of Mekong in Bacolod

One of my favorite foreign cuisines is the Thai cuisine. When I was working in Manila Hotel, I would always take the table closest at the Thai food station in Café Ilang-Ilang whenever I eat buffet. Last year, during my Thai trip, I brought home ing...
by First-time Travels on Apr 16, 2016

The Day We Dressed Like A Viking

It was the National Vikings Day, which celebrated the 5th year anniversary of Vikings, the popular luxury buffet restaurant in the Philippines. To thank their patrons, they gave 50% off on their rates as long as customers come donning a Viking tradit...
by First-time Travels on Apr 13, 2016

Continental Flavors at the (Food)Court

Recently, I joined a group of media people and bloggers to taste the Continental Flavors that one can find at the SM City Bacolod Food Court. I never got to ask but I wondered what makes a food to have a continental flavor. I consulted with my friend...
by First-time Travels on Apr 10, 2016

Art & Al Fresco Dining at Homegrown Bacolod

You can dine under the stars and surrounded by beautiful artworks at Homegrown Bacolod, formerly Café Bob’s grounds. It’s located along 21st and Lacson Streets of Bacolod City, Philippines and provide al fresco dining for those who want...
by First-time Travels on Mar 22, 2016

How To Eat Like A Viking at Vikings

The Vikings are known to be the Norse seafarers hailed from their lands in Scandinavia. These are the countries in the northern European region, such as Norway, Sweden and Denmark, and often includes Iceland and Finland. Various literature, when comp...
by First-time Travels on Mar 14, 2016

10 Reasons to Acquire Real Estate and Settle in Negros

As of 2015, the Philippines was in the top 25 countries in the world to retire, and it comes in third among the Asian countries. In the Philippines, the two provinces of Negros Island  — Negros Occidental to the west and Negros Oriental to the...
by First-time Travels on Mar 10, 2016

Have a Choobi Choobi Filipino Meal

“Choobi Choobi” is a Fookien word for the Visayan expression “lingaw lingaw” which translates to enjoying or having fun. Now, Choobi Choobi  is almost synonymous to Filipino food that you can enjoy. The CEO of Choobi Choobi,...
by First-time Travels on Mar 7, 2016


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