Articles on Negrense Heritage, Negros Eco-Tours and Adventures, Things to do in Bacolod and Negros, Places to Visit, Where to Eat, Information about Bacolod and Palmas del Mar, Party and Function Packages, Room Discounts, etc.
|Posted by andrea lizares on August 19, 2010 at 5:28 AM||comments (0)|
It is sugar which distinguishes Negros Occidental from other provinces, therefore no visit to Negros is complete without exposure to the lifestyle and culture that evolved because of the sugar industry. This makes a visit to at least one ancestral house a "must do" and of the houses that have opened their doors to the public, there is none as well preserved and evocative of the early years of the sugar industry as the Balay ni Tana Dicang in Talisay.
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|Posted by Andrea L. Si on August 13, 2010 at 2:44 PM||comments (3)|
Many things about our lives, we take for granted and yet every life is unique. This in mind, I have ventured to write about the things which I thought nothing about but which, on hindsight, I know were possible only because I was the granddaughter of Dr. Antonio Lizares, a Centralista (family owne...Read Full Post »
|Posted by andrea lizares on August 11, 2010 at 4:02 AM||comments (0)|
What is now Palmas del Mar Conference Resort Hotel began as San Antonio Beach Resort in the late '60s. The resort had a salt-water pool and a children's playground plus horseback riding, fishing, and boating as added attractions. Always free was a walk along the narrow break-water, an activity that was fun, wet, and challenging, especially during stormy weather.
The main structure of the present club-house was constructed and a new freshwater pool were built in the earl...Read Full Post »
|Posted by andrea lizares on August 10, 2010 at 10:55 AM||comments (6)|
To hold a wedding reception in Palmas del Mar or to make Palmas your home while in Bacolod is to experience a little of how it is to be the guest of one of the sugar industry's most prestigious families. The Lizareses are a laid-back clan but the family's modesty (at least by Negrense standards) is not necessarily an indication of how the family's wealth compares to others. The Lizareses just seem to have ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by andrea lizares on August 9, 2010 at 3:45 PM||comments (0)|
Palmas del Mar congratulates La Consolacion College Bacolod's School of Hospitality and Tourism Management for consistently besting other schools in Western Visayas in culinary and bartending competitions.Palmas is proud to be part of LCC's internship program for SHTM students and we wish the school and its graduates the very best in the years to come.
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|Posted by andrea lizares on August 9, 2010 at 2:42 PM||comments (0)|
Parallel to Lacson St. and dominating the western side of Bacolod, Araneta St.is named after Juan Araneta, the general who led the Filipino forces coming from the south during the Cinco de Noviembrer evolution. Araneta St. is the street to remember when you're thinking Bacolod Commercial Area.
From the Public Plaza (Cathedral, Bishop's House, La Consolacion College, and Rizal St. which goes down to SM City Mall on the northside), Araneta proceeds south, past several b...Read Full Post »
|Posted by andrea lizares on August 9, 2010 at 2:08 PM||comments (0)|
Bacolod's main streets are laid out in a grid so getting aroundshould not be difficult. The two main streets which run north to south are Lacson Street which everyone who comes to Bacolod from the north passes, and Araneta Street, which goes from the south side of the Public Plaza all the way to Bago City.
Lacson St. is named after Aniceto Lacson, the General who led the Negrense forces that entered Bacolod from the North for the Cinco de Noviembre revolution against Span. L...Read Full Post »
|Posted by andrea lizares on August 8, 2010 at 3:44 AM||comments (1)|
Visiting Bacolod or just looking to for a way to spend evenings having a good time, making a new circle of friends, and honing your communication skills? Nothing's better than Toastmasters and Bacolod has 5 clubs, 4 of which have open membership and will welcome guests and walk-ins with open arms even if you're not a Toastmaster. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by andrea lizares on July 11, 2010 at 3:09 PM||comments (5)|
Food - Buffet Style Service, and Softdrink
Soup, 2 main courses, pasta or noodles, rice, salad, dessert, soft drink
Overnight Hotel Accomodation (1 room)
Entrance to the resort and use of the venue
Venue Set-up and Arrangement... Read Full Post »
|Posted by andrea lizares on July 11, 2010 at 2:58 PM||comments (5)|
All packages include buffet style food service, free entrance and swimming, venue of choice for 4 hours, use of Public Address System, and discounted rates for Hotel Accomodation.Minimum of 30 persons.
Option 1 P325.00 per person
1. Choice of Soup
2. Choice of one (1) Salad or Appetizer
3. Choice of two (2) Entree.
3. Choice of o...Read Full Post »