Culture & History

8 Reasons NOT to Date An Ilongga

riza ornos

Imagine a city where everyone knows each other. Imagine a place where you can ride bicycles without getting run over by reckless drivers, where you can find the ocean’s bountiful harvest without digging a hole through your pocket, where century-old mansions that were standing since the peak of the sugar and textile industries can take.. Read more

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

project iloilo

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

joseph batcagan

Project Iloilo Episodes S01E03: (Ir)Responsible Tourism

project iloilo

Tourism is arguably one of the driving factors for the economic success of Iloilo City. Of course, recent news suggest that while local developments are welcome here, many Ilonggos are afraid that the beaches of Iloilo, among other things, are in risk of being transformed into the next Boracay. Presumably, there is a way to.. Read more

“Kaon ‘Ta” and MORE Hiligaynon Words for Travelers

Harren Fegarido

An Ilonggo Millennial Takes Up to Chewing ‘Mamâ’

Harren Fegarido

Project Iloilo Episodes S01E01: City of Love

project iloilo

Welcome to the first episode of PIE! And we’ll start off with a question that perhaps bothered anyone who has ever lived or visited Iloilo City before: why is Iloilo called the ‘City of Love’? This episode doesn’t promise to have definite answers (SPOILER ALERT: it really doesn’t), but it DOES have lively discussions! Check.. Read more

“Sa Lugar Lang” and Other Hiligaynon Words for Travelers

Harren Fegarido

How Pro Wrestling Can Make You a Better Ilonggo

joseph batcagan