Archive for the ‘Manila’ Category

Dusit Thani Manila Hotel, Manila

Posted by on Nov 9th, 2009
File Under: Hotel, Manila

View Dusit Thani Manila in a larger map Address: Ayala Centre, Makati City, Metro Manila Official Hotel Rating: Situated in the heart of the Philippines’s premiere financial district, Dusit Thani Manila hotel sits on the lap of luxurious sights and sprawling urban hubs that offer reliable access to city splendours, historic sites, meeting and convention […]


Is it safe? and Best way to travel from Manila to San Antonio

Posted by on Aug 3rd, 2009
File Under: Luzon, Manila, Questions

Question Bill Riley : 50 years ago I was in the Marine Corps and stationed at a military base near San Antonio, about 45 miles from Subic. I think the Philippine Army took over the base after the Americans left. Ever since my wife and I have been married I have been telling her about […]


24 Hours in Manila

Posted by on Jul 31st, 2009
File Under: Featured, Luzon, Manila

Transiting through Manila and got 24 hours to spend? Check out our list of things to do in this vibrant, cosmopolitan and complicated urban jungle we call Metro Manila.


Manila Yacht Club

Posted by on Jun 10th, 2009
File Under: Featured, Manila

Being one of the world’s largest archipelagos with 7,107 islands and an extensive coastline that is almost twice as long as that of the United States, the Philippines has a proud and great seafaring history stretching to over thousands of years ago.


Top 10 Best Places to Eat in Manila

Posted by on May 25th, 2009
File Under: Featured, Food, Manila

Being naturally at the crossroads of the East and the West, Manila offers one of the most vibrant, yet, underrated nightlife and the most varied cuisines in the entire Asia-Pacific. It does not come as a surprise that one can have a Filipino regional breakfast, a Malaysian lunch, and a German dinner in one day. The following list is just among one of my most favorite and highly recommended hidden gems for the traveling gourmand.


Manila Insider Travel Tips

Posted by on Jun 5th, 2008
File Under: Manila

Your stay in Manila can be a pleasantly memorable experience if you keep in mind that the cosmopolitan city is also the capital of a country with varied cultures. These tips can ensure that your trip is safe and well worth it, whether you’re a casual or hardnosed tourist. #1‘Filipino time’ can imply tardiness to […]


Where to stay in Manila

Posted by on Jun 5th, 2008
File Under: Manila

Save up to 75% on hotels in Philippines There are many places to stay in Manila – it all depends on your budget. Posh hotels line Roxas Boulevard (the Manila Hotel, Manila Pavilion, Sofitel, and the Bayview Park hotel), and a night’s stay can cost an average of 75 USD – a good bargain for […]


What to see and do in Manila

Posted by on Jun 5th, 2008
File Under: Manila

There are plenty to see and do in Manila. Your usual walkthrough of Manila wouldn’t do without visiting Intramuros, and for good reason. Within this compound remains authentic structures of the city during the colonial period, and Fort Santiago is where the country’s national hero was detained before execution. There’s a museum dedicated to Jose […]


Getting in and out of Manila

Posted by on Jun 5th, 2008
File Under: Manila

Driving There are two basic road routes which lead from the capital and the metro which can afford a pleasant drive or trip: the South Expressway takes you out to the south from Batangas to Legazpi in the outlying southern borders of Luzon, and the North Expressway is the main route towards Pampanga, Zambales, or […]


Ways of getting around in Manila

Posted by on Jun 5th, 2008
File Under: Manila

There are plenty of ways to get around Manila, but if you are not familiar with the city, it is best to take a tour on a carpool with friends who are accustomed with the winding streets and the detours. Manila and its outskirts are best appreciated on commute, but the means of transport and […]