LSDC Resort, San Joaquin, Iloilo: A Home Away from Home



ShareTweet Tucked in one of the coves of San Joaquin, Iloilo is a resort called LSDC  (Lhetz Snorkel and Dive Camp). If you are looking for a post-card perfect scenery then you are in the wrong place. But if you are into a peaceful getaway then this resort is for you.     LSDC Resort is a sea front resort which is near a marine sanctuary. Snorkelers say that they’ve seen sea turtles, clown fish, marlins, etc off the coast.   Lonely Planet Philippines says this about LSDC, “There is a dive site just offshore, but diving arrangements on-site are a […]

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Iloilo & Guimaras Travel Guide on Mabuhay Magazine



ShareTweet LAGAW ILOILO KAG GUIMARAS A 3D/2N suggested itinerary for budget travelers who love the journey more than the destination. A heritage tour down south of Iloilo, beach bumming in Guimaras or just a walking tour along Iloilo City’s old streets plus food suggestions along the way. “Lagaw” means “wander” or “travel” with special focus on the experience while on the journey and less on the destination itself. Are you ready to make “lagaw?” Tara at mag-lagaw-lagaw na sa Iloilo kag Guimaras (C’mon and let’s wander in Iloilo and Guimaras).   DAY 1 (Southern Iloilo Heritage Tour) Start the day right […]

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San Joaquin, Iloilo: Over-Shadowed and Unseen Quaintness



ShareTweet Over-shadowed by the famous Miag-ao because of its UNESCO-inscribed church, this last town in the southernmost part of the province of Iloilo withstood the test of time. It just celebrated her 100 years as an independent municipality. Even being over-shadowed, I find San Joaquin interesting, picturesque and unusually charming. So enamoured by this town, this is my second post about it. Here’s the first one. I always said that I grade the places I go to by three criteria: people, places, and food. San Joaquin has some of the nicest Ilonggos I met, old-fashioned places I visited and best […]

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