The District was the perfect backdrop for our family escapade in Boracay. We love it because it is centrally located along the white beach, walking distance to yummy restaurants, and provides a happy family-friendly service. Here are some tips on how to maximize your stay in The District, Boracay… Related Blog Posts: BORACAY’s White Christmas: … Continue reading THE DISTRICT BORACAY: A Great Boracay Location for Families with Kids
Raffles & Fairmont’s SPECTRUM recently launched The Luxe Sunday Brunch to heat up The Battle for the BEST Sunday Brunch in Manila. It’s a carefully curated buffet with an interesting mix of Breakfast offerings, a Sunday BBQ Grill, Live Foie Gras station and unlimited Champagne, Singapore Sling and wine. The usual Spectrum buffet with an assorted … Continue reading RAFFLES & FAIRMONT’s SPECTRUM Luxe Sunday Champagne Brunch
Text by Nikka Sarthou and Photos by Kurl Marx Mendoza In Filipino food language, barbecue or BBQ refers to grilled meat on a stick—usually pork or chicken. It is a popular fare in the streets, in malls, in parties and other occasions. It’s convenient, tasty, and has become a favorite of many. With all the different kinds … Continue reading CUISINIERS: Have you tried the Best BBQ Pork Skewers in Manila? @MercatoCentrale
Our Awesome Planet in partnership with Caltex Philippines presents Awesome Journeys Infographics: (Download: Your Awesome Journey to San Pablo, Laguna & Quezon File for Printing) Awesome Journey Infographics Series: PAGUDPUD: Your Awesome Journey to Pagudpud (Infographic) BICOL: Awesome Journey to Bicolandia (Infographic) PAMPANGA: Your Awesome Journey to Pampanga Food Trip (Infographic) TAGAYTAY: Your Awesome Journey to Tagaytay … Continue reading QUEZON: Your Awesome Journey to San Pablo, Laguna & Quezon (Infographics)
Text by Nikka Sarthou and Photos by Kurl Marx Mendoza Singapore has its Hainanese chicken, Thailand has its Pad Thai, Vietnam has its Pho, and the Philippines has its… Well, how about some Crunchy Belly? Carnivores would crave for this unique creation by Carlo’s Kitchen. It’s a pork concoction that’s a cross between chicharon and … Continue reading CARLO’S KITCHEN: It’s Crunchy Belly Time! @MercatoCentrale
FINESTRA is the authentic Italian restaurant of Solaire Resort. One of four signature restaurants there, it boasts beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows that look out into the Manila Bay and the Solaire pool. Finestra is well-named, given that it means ‘windows’ in Italian. We just came from a recent food trip of the Veneto region in Italy, … Continue reading FINESTRA: The Finest Taste of Italy in Manila! @SolaireResort
SOLAIRE, a French word meaning “the breeze from the sun” inspired by the Manila Bay Sunset, is the 1 Billion Integrated Resort & Casino project of Enrique Razon in partnership with Global Gaming Asset Management. The GGAM group is behind some of the world’s best Casinos: Venetian Las Vegas, The Sands Macao, the Venetian Macao and … Continue reading SOLAIRE RESORT: Is the Game Really About to Change in Manila?
ASILO comes from the word Silong, which means to take shelter. It’s a place where you can have a retreat and take shelter, away from the stormy, fast-paced life in Manila. Avida, the developer behind Asilo, is known for affordable housing and not compromising on what matters in life. I like the name because it … Continue reading ASILO TAGAYTAY: Insider’s Tips on Avida’s First Residential Retreat
WILSON’S is the latest Bed & Breakfast from the owners of Balai Indang and Yoki’s Farm. It’s a 3,000-sqm summer house in Tagaytay converted into a private 13-room B&B with a pool. Featuring some of the collections of Yoki and the home-cooked food of Balai Indang, this B&B with a serene ambiance is a home … Continue reading WILSON’S Tagaytay: A Secret Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Place in Tagaytay
The PUZZLE MANSION is home to the museum where you can find the record-breaking puzzle collection of Gina Gil Lacuna. It is located in the Lacuna family’s one hectare summer house in Tagaytay. She beat the reigning Brazilian Luiza Figueiredo in the Guinness World Records for having the Largest Collection of Jigsaw Puzzles in the World. … Continue reading PUZZLE MANSION: Gina Lacuna’s 1,028+ Puzzles and the Biggest Puzzle of All!