Negros Oriental is a hidden gem in the Philippines that promises an exciting adventure for any traveler. The rugged terrain of the province offers a myriad of activities such as trekking, canyoneering, and spelunking. The stunning beaches of Dumaguete, Siquijor, and Apo Island are perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and diving, where one can witness the colorful marine life and even swim with the gentle giants of the sea, the whale sharks. For the history buffs, Negros Oriental is home to the oldest stone church in the country, the Dumaguete Cathedral, and the ruins of the Spanish-era San Juan Bautista Church in Bais. The province is also rich in culture and tradition, with festivals such as the Sandurot Festival in Dumaguete and the Buglasan Festival in Negros Oriental showcasing the vibrant and colorful heritage of the locals. Foodies will also delight in the local delicacies such as the mouth-watering silvanas, budbud kabog, and the famous Dumaguete delicacy, the sans rival. Negros Oriental is truly a destination that offers something for everyone, where one can experience the beauty of nature, immerse in the local culture, and indulge in the delectable cuisine.