Dumaguete: Gentle place with a pirate legend

Antulang Resort in Dumaguete

Antulang Resort in Dumaguete

Many visitors to Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental tend to leave their hearts there. But once upon a time, outsiders raided it for its beauties.
The city’s name is derived from “daggit,” the Visayan word for “to snatch.” Legend has it that passing pirates had the habit of stealing gorgeous women from Dumaguete’s shores, inspiring its dramatic name.
Read the rest of my GMA News article here.