Food, Travels, Negros Occidental

Negros Series: Manokan Country and Aboy's Restaurant – 2 Different Dining Styles, Same Bacolod Taste

When in Bacolod, it's impossible to miss their signature inasal chicken. But the thing is, it's not the usual inasal experience we have in Manila. Welcome to Manokan Country. Here, a strip of eatery that serve chicken inasal and other grilled food, line up and illuminate the dark street. It is right at the center… Continue reading Negros Series: Manokan Country and Aboy's Restaurant – 2 Different Dining Styles, Same Bacolod Taste

Travels, Negros Occidental

Negros Series: Wandering Around Mambukal – Bath Houses, Butterflies, Hot Springs and Boats

In the morning following the 7 falls conquest, I walked around Mambukal at 6am¬†since I wasn't due to leave until about lunch time. The Ishiwata Bathhouse was a little eerie during that moist Monday morning. This Roman-Greek inspired structure has been there for 85 years and was named after its architect Kokichi Paul Ishawata. The… Continue reading Negros Series: Wandering Around Mambukal – Bath Houses, Butterflies, Hot Springs and Boats

Travels, Negros Occidental

Negros Series: Mambukal – The Mighty Seven Falls

After spending a night in Bacolod, I checked out of The East View Hotel after breakfast and rode the regular bus to the town of Murcial. It is around 45 minutes of travel and I bought a whole roasted chicken before leaving, for lunch (and dinner) later at Mambukal. When I got to Mambukal it… Continue reading Negros Series: Mambukal – The Mighty Seven Falls

Travels, Negros Occidental

Bacolod – Of Inasal, Ilonggos, and the Visayas

Our first Visayas trip together, the Bacolod trip was not perfect. And that's why we ¬†wanna go back there whenever. Okay, so because I am fond of falls and she is fond of beaches, we got into a little debate and I won that round. It's not that I regret going to the Mambukal Falls,… Continue reading Bacolod – Of Inasal, Ilonggos, and the Visayas