Bonchon Chicken at the Abreeza Mall in Davao

Bonchon Chicken Wings RiceboxThe Bonchon Chicken restaurant in Davao is located inside the Abreeza shopping mall. Bonchon Chicken is a New York based franchise chain specializing in Korean style fast food cuisine. Ever since Bonchon opened its doors, diners have been lining up to taste Bonchon’s Korean style crispy and tasty drumsticks and chicken wings. Their chicken can be described as very crunchy but light and not oily, with hot juicy meat and sauced the Korean Bonchon way.

In order to have crispy Korean style chicken, a double-frying method is implemented, in which the first batch gets rid of the chicken fat to make it more crispier; And the second fry has added their spicy seasoning or their Soy garlic for the unique flavoring. Continue reading

Bonchon Chicken Delivery Hotlines

Bonchon Chicken PhilippinesBonChon Chicken in the Philippines currently has delivery areas in Metro Manila, in Dasmarinas, Cavite, Paseo Santa Rosas in Laguna, Central Cebu City, and in Davao. Their telephone delivery hotlines are as follows: Metro Manila 633-1818. Dasmarinas Cavite: (046) 424-1818. Paseo Santa Rosa Laguna (049) 502-1818; Central Cebu City: (032) 266-0488; and Davao (082) 285-1704. Service may be unavailable in some areas. A P300 minimum order is required and a 10% delivery charge is added to the bill. Continue reading

Pasalubong Center in Davao

Pasalubong Center DavaoLocated along Palma Gil Street, in a 2- storey building formerly occupied by the Department of Education, the Davao City Pasalubong (Souvenir) Center is right at the heart of the city to serve as a one- stop destination for Davao made products. Through the years, Davao City has been known to have various quality food and non- food products that are always sought after by visitors and tourists who come to the city. The center carries exclusively Davao- made products such as locally grown fresh fruits, flowers, processed foods, gifts, housewares and fashion accessories. A coffee shop located on one end of the building is also serving uniquely Continue reading

Museo Dabawenyo in Davao

Museo Dabawenyo DavaoThe Museo Dabawenyo in Davao is operated in collaboration with the private sector. It is touted as a “people’s museum”, and its exhibits and programs are geared towards better historical and cultural awareness, understanding and integration. The museum is divided into four galleries, namely: Lumadnong Dabawenyo and Duh’wow, which are both on the first floor while on the second floor are The Nanay Soling Duterte Hall and the Bahaghari Space Changing Contemporary Exhibits. Continue reading

Davao Crocodile Park

Davao Crocodile ParkThe Davao Crocodile Park is an establishment that showcases a ‘state of the art’ crocodile farming system in the Philippines. It has the most recent crocodile farm design equipped with modern facilities and equipments. The presence of other exotic animal species like raptors, monkeys, bearcats, snakes, birds, and other reptiles makes it one of the most desired tourist destinations in Davao. Considered as one of the finest tourist attractions in Davao, Philippines, Davao Crocodile Park boasts thousands of its self-nurtured Crocodiles as well as a wide variety of flora and fauna. It is a home to the tamed wildlife beasts which are nourished and given world-class care. Davao Crocodile Park boasts its one of a kind zoo which housed different animals such as crocodiles, birds, snakes, monkeys among many others. Continue reading

The Royal Mandaya Hotel in Davao City

Royal Mandaya Hotel DavaoLocated in the lovely area of Davao City Center, The Royal Mandaya Hotel enjoys a commanding position in the restaurants, sightseeing, shopping hub of Davao. Set 20 km from the excitement of the city, this 4-star hotel commands an excellent location and provides access to the city’s biggest attractions. For sightseeing options and local attractions, one need not look far as the hotel enjoys close proximity to CM Recto Avenue, Peoples’ Park, Claudes’ Café de Ville. Continue reading

The Apo View Hotel in Davao

Apo View Hotel DavaoIdeally located in the heart of the Country’s fastest growing city, only at The Apo View can guests indulge in modern accommodations, dining and venue amenities, while basking in the rich history and old world charm of Davao’s first and the Philippines’ second oldest hotel. A familiar fixture in the downtown Davao skyline, The Apo View has been a grandiose yet comforting presence for generations of Davaoeños and travellers alike. Found within the heart of Davao City’s central business district and ‘old barrio’, the Apo View is a comfortable walking distance from Gaisano South Citimall, a variety of dining establishments – both local and international, the Pasalubong Center, Cinematheque Davao, Museo Dabawenyo, local street markets, City Hall, and the popular People’s Park. Continue reading

History of Davao City

Davao CityWhat can be constructed of Davao history in the 1600s and 1700s is based on the incidental mention of davao in Spanish and Dutch documents. It was only after the conquest of Davao by the Basque Spaniard Jose Oyanguren in 1848 that Davao would have a history of its own.

Spanish rule in Davao was very unstable as the native inhabitants, both Lumads and the Moros, resisted Spanish efforts to resettle them and make them pay tributes. After fifty years of occupation, the Spaniards abandoned Davao in 1899, and the Americans took over. Continue reading

Malipano Island

Malipano IslandMalipano Island, a secluded isle located a few hundred meters of Samal island, is where 7 exclusive villas of the Pearl Farm Beach Resort are nestled, facing a pristine white-sand beach and bordered with lush gardens. The Malipano Villas or big houses located at Malipano Island, a secluded island across the resort. There are two types of Villas: five villas have3 bedrooms and two villas have 4 bedrooms. Continue reading

Kadayawan Festival in Davao

Kadayawan Festival DavaoPhilippines is mainly an agricultural country, thus, an abundant harvest calls for a celebration of good harvest thus a weeklong celebration of Kadayawan Festival. Nature’s bountiful harvest is celebrated where Davao’s favorite fruit, Durian, along with several harvests of fruits are shared and bountifully displayed along with another Davao’s pride, a selection of breathtaking variety of orchids.

The term “Kadayawan” is derived from the Mandaya word “madayaw”, a warm and friendly greeting used to explain a thing that is valuable, superior, beautiful, good, or profitable. Long time ago, Davao’s ethnic tribes residing at the foot of Mount Apo would converge during a bountiful harvest. This ritual Continue reading