Culture & History

An Ilongga Confesses to 5 Things She Loves about Iloilo City

riza ornos

Iloilo City has been called by many names. Although she delights to be called as the ‘City of Love’, don’t make the mistake of calling it as the “Paris” of Asia. Rather, this is city who prides herself chiefly as the home to 447,992 Ilonggos. A thriving city full of dreamers, Iloilo is a truly.. Read more

Your Yearly Reminder on Why a ‘Bayle’ May Make Things Better

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Project Iloilo Episodes S01E08: What’s an Ilonggo?

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Ilonggos Share Creepy School Stories for ‘Pista Minatay’

joseph batcagan

Iloilo is where the macabre gets celebrated as actual holidays. As proof, we’ve got a man who played ‘Hudas’ and hung himself for real during a Good Friday. And we haven’t even gotten to the bloody taltal yet. So, it shouldn’t come as exaggeration that one of the holidays that can actually rival Christmas in.. Read more

8 Reasons NOT to Date An Ilongga

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PechaKucha Night Iloilo Vol. 2: Previewing the 7 Ilonggo Presenters

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‘Ginauhaw Ako, Ginagutom Ako’ and our Obsession with “Old” Iloilo

joseph batcagan

One of the moderately popular groups here in Iloilo’s Facebook-sphere is ‘Old Iloilo’. The popularity of this group is obviously simple: members share photos and stories documented from the city’s early years. And Iloilo City, if we’re going to believe tourism slogans, is just a place in love with its past. Contributions from the group’s.. Read more

Project Iloilo Episodes S01E03: (Ir)Responsible Tourism

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“Kaon ‘Ta” and MORE Hiligaynon Words for Travelers

Harren Fegarido