Filipinos’ resilience to calamities and difficult situations is palpable. Bantayan Island, found in the northern tip of Cebu is one … More
Cebu is considered as the second major city next to Manila. It is the country’s oldest city and often called … More
Considered as home of the sweetest mangoes in the world, Guimaras Island is just a 15-minute ride from Iloilo province. This island can be easily reached through a pump boat from Ortiz, Iloilo to Jordan, Guimaras by crossing a narrow channel called the Iloilo Strait. Thus, there’s no other reason to escape from visiting this hidden gem southeast of Iloilo.
Iloilo City – the capital of Iloilo province, the regional center of Western Visayas, and the center of Iloilo-Guimaras Metropolitan area, is known to be a highly urbanized city of the Philippines’ Panay island. It was then called as the original “Queen City of the South” but has other nicknames such as “The City of Love” and “Most Loyal and Noble City”.
Iloilo is easily accessible from major airports/cities in the Philippines. It also caters international flights since this airport is one of the most efficient airports in the country (not one but actually the most, perhaps).
I love visiting churches as a sidetrip whenever I travel; and my Iloilo visit was such a great deal. Its churches are one of the many things that bring historical value to Iloilo. By that, here is the list of churches that should be visited when in Iloilo (these can be visited in 1 day as an insert to your whole itinerary).