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Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 26, 2014
Returning to my homeland after 10 years!  (7 Answers)

Hello all,

I'm planning a trip to the Philippines for sometime in January 2015 (or possibly sooner). I don't speak Ilonggo or Tagalog but I can understand them both. And, since it has been years since I've visited, I'm no longer familiar with the city. I have a few questions (ok, a lot!) and I'd really appreciate your help :)

- I will be traveling with my very blond, very American BF, who has never been to the Philippines. I want to show him just how welcoming and friendly Filipinos can be. Are there any fun destinations you might recommend that will showcase Filipino hospitality? (We are a young couple in our early 20's and 30's)

- I have family in Bago as well as Bacolod and would love to visit them both. What is the best way to travel between those cities?

- Is L'Fisher still the best hotel in Bacolod? ;)

- Since I don't want to task my relatives with playing tour guide, are there local tour guides you can recommend to show us around for a day or two?

- I'm a huge foodie, and I miss authentic Filipino food so much. I have been telling my BF about chicken inasal, which I can't find anywhere in East Coast USA. Who serves the best chicken inasal? Other restaurant recommendations would be great!

- Before we return to the US, we would like to visit Palawan or Boracay for at least 2 nights. What is the best way to get to either destinations from Bacolod? What is your favorite resort/hotel in those locations?

Thanks so much for your time, and I look forward to making many friends here. Maybe I'll even see some of you when I visit! :)

- Louise



Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 24, 2014
Greetings everyone,  (2 Answers)

Are there any nice..clean ..PUBLIC beaches in Bacolod city . OR nearby ,...say15-20 minutes away by jeepney. By public I mean FREE...not a beach at a resort where I have to pay to enjoy THEIR beach.
Salamat. Luc Peloquin.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 23, 2014
motorbike rentals  (4 Answers)

still looking for an answer. Where can i rent a motorbike in Bacolod city?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · February 12, 2014
white beach resorts  (4 Answers)

We plan to have a family vacation in Bacolod and a beach resort. What is a private, secluded, white sand beach resort you can recomment - more upscale. Is Punta Bulata resort worth the price and the traveltime? Thank you.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 22, 2012
Bacolod city 1st timer  (1 Answer)

Pls. suggest naman po cheaper tour package contacts good for 6pax for our bacolod city tour.sa jan.30 po next year......


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 02, 2012
Weekend in Bacolod  (1 Answer)

Hi Everyone,

I'll be having a quick weekend break this Oct 6 -7 in Bacolod. What can you suggest for me to do/try/eat/see given this schedule? I'll be staying in Business Inn, which is located in Lacson Street downtown Bacolod.

Are taxis abundant in that area? How much will it cost from airport to hotel?

Many thanks!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 24, 2012
Need suggestion for 3 day 2 night itinerary for Bacolod from Cagayan de Oro City  (2 Answers)

> Need suggestion for 3 day 2 night itinerary for Bacolod from Cagayan de Oro City
> Which is less expensive route? or Where to start? Ano sasakyan? my direct plane or barko papunta dyan?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 05, 2012
Itinerary for 4days-3night stay in Bacolod  (4 Answers)

Could you please suggest a relaxing itinerary for a 4days-3nights stay in Bacolod. Many thanks.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 05, 2012
How to Go to Calatrava

How do we go to Calatrava from Bacolod Airport


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · December 20, 2011
almost 5 days in Bacolod  (19 Answers)

Hello,
I`ll arrive to Bacolod in February 2012 for 6 days ( 4 whole days). I`ll arrive to Bacolod airport about 1 p.m.
I`m planning to stay at Check Inn hotel.
If to take a taxi ( to bargain with driver) from Silay airport to hotel and on the way to visit Ruins (a driver will be waiting there about 30-40 min). How much it will be cost ( in average), I mean airport-Ruins-hotel?
Or it will be better to go from airport to hotel by shuttle bus ( I`ve read it stopped near SM Bacolod) and having left small luggage at the hotel to visit Ruins?
I`ve read one of websites where had been written that for visiting Punta Tay Tay one should take a jeepney routed Central Market to Punta Tay Tay. Is Central Market close to Check Inn hotel or it is Libertad ( Central Market)? How to find these jeepneys and approximate rate to go there ?
I have prepared approximate itinerary for 4 whole days of my visiting Bacolod. May be you have any advices?
1 day of arrival ( only half a day) Ruins
2 day Guimaras island
3 day Mambukal
4 day Don Salvador-La Vista Higlands ( to take photos)- San Carlos ( Public park)
5 day Any suggestions ( advices) ? I do not know what to visit.
6 day ( only half a day till 2 p.m.) Any suggestions?
Thank you.
P.S. I have all kind of information about Guimaras, Mambukal, Don Salvador.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · December 11, 2011
Apartments  (1 Answer)

Where is the safest area to rent an apartment in Bacolod City?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · November 03, 2011
Jeep / Bus from Bacolod City to Sagay City  (2 Answers)

1.) Ano oras pinaka maaga na bus simula Bacolod to Sagay? Kung madaling araw pa lang meron na, mas okay.
2.) San sa Bacolod ang bus terminal?
3.) Mga ilan oras byahe?
4.) Mga magkano?

Thank you - jayjayc


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 12, 2011
van rental in bacolod  (5 Answers)

how much is van rental per day in bacolod city?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 25, 2011
Old Port Silay  (2 Answers)

Hi! I'm Ralph from Cebu and my trip to bacolod is already looming in the horizon yet i don't know where and how i can get to Old Port Silay. I would like to ask for directions from the airport going to that place and if you can also name a pension house, lodging house or a hotel near Old Port Silay where i can sleep for the night i would appreciate it a lot. As much as possible i'd like to go there by bus or jeepney. It'll be my first time to visit this beautiful place so i do hope the locals and the weather will be good to me. I'm looking forward to hear from you guys. thank you so much!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 19, 2011
Airport to the Ruins  (4 Answers)

Hi, how do I go to the Ruins coming from Silay Airport? I'd prefer to take public transpo and not take a cab.

Thanks!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 06, 2011
Bacolod City help.  (5 Answers)

Hi. I'm planning to go to Bacolod this oct 15-18. I just need some help with regards to my possible itinerary. MY flight on Oct 15 is 3:40pm. I want to maximize my stay there. Hope you can help. Thanks.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 05, 2011
My first time to travel alone. Destination: Bacolod  (7 Answers)

I'd be going on my first solo travel in October and I've chosen to visit Bacolod. It will be a short stay, from October 5 to 7. My flight in is in the afternoon of 5th and flight out in the morning of 7th. Basically, I've got a day and a half to roam. Any suggestions please on the itinerary? I would like to cover as much of the place as possible. I prefer to use the the public transport or walk if possible. I'm not that good in directions so please, details would be much appreciated.
Thanks!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 29, 2011
Masskara Festival  (3 Answers)

Hi there! My friends and I are going to Bacolod from October 13-16. Can you suggest things we can do, places to see and food to taste in Bacolod. Hope to hear from you soon!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 30, 2011
Where to stay at Bacolod City  (7 Answers)

Hi guys my friends and i will be at Bacolod this august 12-14 and we don't have a place to stay yet. where will be a nice place to stay where we will be just in the confines of the city proper and nearing all the landmarks? It will be great to hear all your replies..


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 20, 2011
please help

Im new here in negros..so im not really familiar in this place..Please tell me how to go to Gatuslao st. san sebastian st. ( St. Jude Bldg) coming from La carlota city? and from gatuslao how to go to Galo-Lacson St. (philplans)? Please what to ride and how much will be the cost? thanks a lot...


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 20, 2011
Direction please

Hell there, Im new here in Negros..Im from La carlota city..How to go to gatuslao San Sebastian St. (St.Jude Bldg.) and from there how to go to Galo-lacson st. (philplans)? please help..thanks...I really need to know the direction. I'll be going there tom


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 09, 2011
Pension Bacolod rates and contact info

hi everyone!

Anyone here can give me the rates for Pension Bacolod plus their contact number?
I tried the numbers i found online but i cant seem to get through.

Thanks and your help will be very much appreciated. :)


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 08, 2011
BACOLOD DAY TOUR (Please help with travel IT)  (2 Answers)

Hi!

My friends and I will be traveling to Bacolod from Ilo-Ilo on APRIL 30, 2011. Since the airport going back to Manila is located in Ilo-ilo, we've decided to do our day tour in Bacolod first then head back to Ilo-Ilo.

Any destination places/restaurants that we should not miss when visiting Bacolod?

Time of departure from Ilo-ilo: Earliest schedule of Ferry Boat (AM)

-Are there any special delicacies (I.E Pastry, native viand, pasalubong stuff, etc) that we should try aside from the Chicken Inasal from Manokan Country(Kindly suggest what bbq to order and how much)?

-Church/Museum that we should visit?

Thanks in advance for your replies!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 03, 2011
Bascon Hotel  (3 Answers)

anyone here stayed in Bascon Hotel? any reviews or feedback for this?

Thanks


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 03, 2011
Cheap accommodation in Bacolod City  (2 Answers)

Hi! Theres 6 of us going to Bacolod for the weekend, anyone know an affordable place to stay in Bacolod City, preferrably near SM. Backpackers rate.

Thanks.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · November 16, 2010
Baclod Provincial Capitol and lagoon  (2 Answers)

what do the three sculptures in lagoon stands for??? why is that the man and woman is in gold..??? kindly elaborate every single detail of the sculptures...


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 22, 2010
in need of transportation  (2 Answers)

hello, i am coming to visit friends in bacalod and cadiz city at the end of the year and am looking for dependable and reasonable transportation. i would like to rent a car or jeep for 6 or more people to travel in. i may need it for about 12 days. i am looking for prices and want to pick it up and drop it off at the airport. i dont want hidden fees or problems with changing arrangements.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 15, 2010
SEMINIO  (6 Answers)

How could i get to SEMINIO Street Barangay Zone 6, Pulupandan Negros Occidental from the new Silay airport? i am to visit someone and it would be my first time in negros. please help me. GOD bless!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 15, 2010
TINDALO PENSION HOUSE  (3 Answers)

hi there, ill be in bacolod this end of the month, does anybody know about tindalo pension? contact details? how much is the rate and accomodation.. please help.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 19, 2010
mambukal and bacolod city tour  (1 Answer)

hello, a friend and I will be visiting bacolod in nov.we need help!we will be arriving in the morning from iloilo through a ferry.what is the cheapest way to reach mambukal from the pier?what places we can visit before going back to iloilo the next day?places that are near the pier where we will ride the ferry that will bring us back to iloilo?thanks a lot :-)



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