Culture & History

‘Goyo’ is Restrained, but Also Just as #Hugot as ‘Heneral Luna’

hermz gacho

As a sequel to the commercially successful 2015 film, ‘Heneral Luna’, ‘Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral’ explores similar themes with the former. Like ‘Luna’, ‘Goyo’ is also a tragic epic on the life of a young general from Philippine history caught in the middle of parochial politics, romantic partners, and responsibilities that seemed to be far.. Read more

Miagao: A Day Trip

Patricia Tan

5 Ilonggo Heroes You Should Look Up On Independence Day

joseph batcagan

What Would Iloilo in the 1900s Look Like with the ‘Arellano Plan’?

joseph batcagan

The Philippines is famous for a lot of things: food, beaches, people, basically all the things one might expect from a “Choose Philippines” advertisement. One that is less-touted, however, is our propensity for poor urban planning. All things considered, Iloilo City might be better off compared to its much chaotic counterparts in Manila and other.. Read more

After Closure: An Ilonggo’s Retrospective on “Old” Boracay

Armand Tajanlangit

I Miss What Iloilo Fiestas Used to Be

Allyn May Canja

Ambot 101: A Foreigner’s Survival Guide to Speaking Ilonggo

Joel Roth

As a foreigner living in Iloilo for four years, I’ve learned how to not be so “foreign.” To me, this adjective connotes to a foreigner who still hasn’t quite blended in. This could be anything from how they dress, carry themselves or, in this instance, how much of the language they still have to learn.. Read more

Kings of the Road: How Jeepneys can Boost Tourism in Iloilo

vernan jagunap

Tsokolate: Inside Cabatuan’s Handmade Tablea Factory

joseph batcagan