Back Issues of Philippine Primer
Puerto Princesa: City in a Forest
The newest destination in BGC Uptown is a new area in the northern part of Bonifacio Global City. Along with the high-end nightclub Valkyrie inside The Palace, one of the largest clubs in the country, Uptown Mall is where you can find famous global restaurants. In addition to this mall and a residential condominium is now under construction.
Chinatown. Take a walk and see a district of food, Culture, And history at Chinatown and Quiapo, Manila. As the "world's Oldest Chinatown," Binondo district is one of Manila's cultual stretches that will enchant you with what it has to offer.From discovering interests,such as Chinese restaurants,affordable and exotic foodstuff,herbal medicines to finding Feng Shui goods and monumentals temples, one should definitely traverse through the historic hub of Chinatown.Let Primer be your guide as we introduce you to the must-see places that will make your Chinatown trip more memorable!
Street: Located in the middle of a bustling metropolis, Greenbelt, Glorietta and SM City Makati malls embody all things beautiful, high end, and convenient. These three mall giants each have unique concept and characteristics. They gave more effort in breaking with convention by providing relaxation and an intimate atmosphere where people could lounge in and experience the beauty of nature. These malls in Makati are homes of the most upscale names in fashion, entertainment, electronics and dining. Need for a much-needed escape? We travelled down south to get to know the lush greenery of Nasugbu. Spend the weekend here and visit the residential and private beachfront resorts in the area. If you are food-loving people like us, flip the pages now and check out the roundup of the best restaurants around this area of Batangas.
Anilao, Taal, Lipa, Batangas
Philippine Primer saunters the ins and outs of Ayala Avenue this July! Ayala Avenue is Makati’s central business district and is dubbed as the ‘Wall Street of the Philippines’. This cosmopolitan and fast-paced business locale is also home to some of the metro’s finest establishments that cater to urban lifestyle needs. The stretch of Ayala offers endless dining options as well as some laidback attractions.
Bonifacio Global City
Calamba, Los Banos, pagsanjan
A fast-rising business hub in Metro Manila, Bonifacio Global City (BGC) in Taguig is seen as the country's next major business district. It used to be nothing more than a place for military men to live and retire in. Now, BGC is at the center of all things we associate with modern living: high-rise buildings, multi-purpose space, and an efficient mass transport system. In the feature, get to know some of the places to BGC along with its best restaurants.
This May, Primer is revisiting Legazpi Village! Last time, we featured some of the must-go places in this unruffled area in Makati. This time around, Primer will be giving you an update of the up and coming restaurants to visit at present. Despite its many office buildings and crowded spaces, Legazpi still retains its laid-back vibe loved by the residents. For many, Legazpi Village is best known for its Sunday market, for a weekly dose of fresh produce. For some, the place is popular for speakeasy bars and under-the-radar type of restaurants. Jump on the bandwagon and check out this month’s Street Feature special.
Started as a Japanese magazine, Primer has been trusted by the Japanese community in providing reliable information about the Philippines. Through its course, the magazine has featured bits and pieces of information to help out expats with their stay in the Philippines. Following that, Primer Magazine brings forth its first edition of the English version, a handy guide that features what you need to know about PH. For Philippine Primer’s first issue, we bring you ideas to start your summer right! Make the most out of your summer solstice this April as you discover ideas as you flip through the pages.