Dumaguete City, often referred to as the 'City of Gentle People', is the capital city of the province of Negros Oriental in the Philippines. Prominently located in the country's central Visayas region, it boasts an alluring mix of urban and rural environments, where sandy beaches meet academic institutions and bustling markets. Home to Silliman University, one of the oldest American-founded universities in Asia, the city offers a wealth of cultural experiences. Known for its Rizal Boulevard, a picturesque sea-front promenade, the charming Dumaguete is also a gateway to world-class diving sites and eco-adventures, featuring wildlife-rich Apo Island and the formidable Mt. Talinis. Catering to the adventurous and studious alike, Dumaguete City is a captivating concoction of tradition, nature, and modernity.