Ube Ice Cream served at Atmosphere Resort in Dumaguete PhilippinesDining

Ube – purple sweet potato that makes the best ice cream

Did you hear about the Ube doughnuts in Brooklyn that cost a staggering $1,000 a dozen and wondered what that purple thing tastes like? Well here in the Philippines, they’re everywhere… Pronounced as Ooh-beh and commonly known as purple yam, this gem-like root crop in color purple originated in Asian tropics and is of course very popular here in the Philippines. Similar to sweet potato, taro and yucca, it is…
Alma Zosan Alcoran
29th January 2017
Octopus sex at Atmosphere resort in Dauin, Dumaguete, PhilippinesMarinelifeScuba Divingunderwater photoUnderwater Sightings

Octopus Sex

Octopus are one of the most interesting critters a diver can encounter while underwater. Whether the fact that they can squeeze into any crevice that their beak will fit into or that they can change color and texture in an instant, one of the most interesting things about octopus is actually their sex life. Octopus will begin to metabolize their own muscles when they become sexually mature to make their…
Daniel Geary
15th January 2017
Atmosphere Resorts soup kitchen ASK Dumaguete PhilippinesSoup kitchen

Christmas Party at Atmosphere Resorts’ Soup Kitchen

Christmas is about sharing and for this year’s Atmosphere Soup Kitchen Christmas party, the yuletide season was truly in the air. Attended by 85 kids together with their parents, the ASK center was packed with giggles and cheers as everyone gathered around excited for one of the most wonderful times of the year. All ready to start the meals that their parents and some volunteers prepared, the kids said their…
Alma Zosan Alcoran
1st January 2017