Dumaguete City can be found in the province of Negros Oriental, located in the southwestern part of Visayas. Dubbed as “The city of the gentle people”, it is also known as a university town because of the number of universities and schools that are found around Dumaguete. The most famous university is the Silliman University, the first American private university in Asia.
Considered to be a main tourist spot, Dumaguete is easily accessible from the main land of Cebu, and is also a boat ride away to the islet of Siquijor. For the adventurous, making a stop at Dumaguete to experience the culture, meet the people, and taste the food is a must when going around the Visayan regions.