Manila, the ‘Distinguished and ever Loyal City’ was the capital of the Philippines. It was in Intramuros where the seat of the Spanish colonial government ruled. With both sword and the cross, most of the country was subjugated and Christianity was one of the great hallmarks of Spanish colonization. Within this city, five historic Manila churches still stand as testament to the faith and piety of the Filipinos that has continued to flourish to this day. San Agustin Church Originally St. Paul Church, it was…Continue Reading “5 Iconic and historic Manila churches you should visit”

Amelie Hotel in Malate

Malate has always been known as the bohemian enclave of Manila with its many artsy cafes and galleries, bustling nightlife and irrepressible energy. The district was the place to go to socialize and a haven for artists and musicians. If you want culture and more, Malate was the place. But that was way before the establishments and happening places have moved to other quarters of Metro Manila. The Malate of old has lost its glory and its star has dimmed. Gritty and grimy, it has…Continue Reading “Amelie Hotel in Malate exudes that perfect Manila vibe”

A luxury staycation in Manila especially at the Waterfront Manila Pavilion Hotel & Casino is a worthy hotel to stay when in this historic city. It is one of the first high end hotels in the country and is currently undergoing renovation and refurbishing with only 20% left to complete. Location wise, its at the center of the action in Manila whether for business or leisure. It’s just a stone’s throw from Rizal Park, and near Intramuros. LRT is just a few minutes walk to…Continue Reading “A worthy luxury staycation in Manila”

YsaBelly's lechon belly

Lechon belly delivery in Manila or Metro Manila is available. It adds to the convenience of having your favorite lechon belly at the dial of a number. It’s fast and convenient and you can even track the lechon belly delivery while on its way via the app. Why you should try YsaBelly’s lechon belly Deliciously crisp skin, well flavored meat and interesting dips and accompaniment like the sukang Iloko and the ampalaya atsara. You can order it and lechon belly delivery is via LalaMove which…Continue Reading “YsaBelly’s lechon belly delivery in Manila now available”

Philippine street food at a five star setting while watching the famous Manila Bay sunset? Of course, only at the historic Manila Hotel! Manila Hotel’s Sundeck offers an irresistible Bar Bites buffet of Philippine street food. It’s the same familiar street food that we enjoyed over the years but what makes these different from the usual ambulant push cart vendor is that it’s reimagined in a more upscale setting and especially made from premium ingredients. I just love the texture and flavor of the fish…Continue Reading “Philippine street food at Manila Hotel’s Sundeck”