TRAVEL Spots in the Philippines
A museum made to look like a typical upper class house during the turn of the 19th century. It was built in the Plaza San Luis Complex in the 1980’s, and the façade is made to look like a house that was built in the 1850’s in San Nicolas. The 2-storey house is divided into rooms such as the sala, despacho, comedor, cuartos, cocina, baño etc. Each of the rooms are decorated with turn of the 19th century furniture, tableware, and books, all donated from various sources. Guests are not allowed to touch the displays, and can only walk on the red carpet. Photography is also prohibited. However, guests can […]
The Philippines is rich in many resources and beautiful places. Once you travel here, you will surely enjoy its food, wonderful culture, etc. and of course, on every vacation, souvenirs are always on the list. That’s why a new souvenir to remember the country is finally here. It is called raw cookies, a rare type of moist cookies with lots of fruits on it. It is now a popular souvenir especially to Japanese tourists. The raw cookie was born in Hokkaido and was collaborated in the Philippines. In the Philippines, it is called Premium fruit cookies. A lot of tropical fruits that can be found in the country are used […]
KITAYAMA is a meat shop where you can choose not only the part of beef that you want (such as sirloin, tenderloin, and T-bone), but also the type of beef that you fancy. It is said that before, it offered its services to the public, a Japanese expert first taught its staff how to properly cut meat. This meat shop uses crossbreed Japanese beef cattle sold not only in the Philippines but also to some famous restaurants in Japan. KITAYAMA got its name from Mindanao Island’s Mt. Kitanglad, where its farm is located. 2292 Chino Roces Ave., Makati 02-887-5848 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Baguio City Public Market was redeveloped, making it easier for tourists to walk around the area. We can say that this market is “The Market of the Philippines” because customers can buy local specialties from all over the Philippines here. Other than fresh vegetables, Baguio City Public Market also has strawberries (around P200/1 kg) which are grown in Baguio.
Alice Blue is a local brand that offers high-quality, beautifully crafted scented candles. (Small: Php 189) Alice Blue candles are handmade from soy-based wax which is more environmentally friendly as they are bio-degradable. What you need to know about soy wax candles is that it burns much cleaner and longer than the regular ones. It is safer for the health and the environment! Promo Alert: You can get discount on one flavor of candle during rainy season! As for this month’s flavor, it’s Lemongrass! You better check this out. (Large: Php 489) Some of the candles are inspired from the scents of different places in the Philippines. One example is […]
If you want to watch inimitable performances or musicals, Newport Performing Arts Theatre (NPAT) will be a wonderful place for you. It is one of the Philippines’ best theatres known for its latest equipment for video and lighting. With a price of 1,500 pesos, you will enjoy a Broadway quality performance. They already performed different pieces such as “The Sound of Music”, “The King and I”, “Cinderella” and many more that children and adults will surely enjoy.
Museo Pambata was founded purposely for child welfare to promote education and guarantee children’s right to life. There are seven rooms in the place with different themes: “environment”, “Manila in the past”, “children of the world”, “I love the earth”, “future work”, “market” and my body. Events such as the “Ukiyo-e Exhibition” also take place. Other facilities such as library, gift shop, and multi-purpose hall are also available. ① Children are enjoying their fire fighter dress up =② Children acting as “tinderas” in a sari-sari store
It’s holiday! The perfect time for outings. Manila Ocean Park is one if the right spots to bond with your family. It is a large oceanarium overlooking fishes in different species but they also offer other amusements such as the sea lion show, jellyfish exhibit, Penguin, fish spa, and facilities such as restaurants, bars, and souvenir shops. ①a wonderful jellyfish show making a space like atmosphere ② the perfect outing spot for your family
SM skating rink is located at the center of the Mall of Asia (MOA). With its full-fledged rink that has been designed based on the international Olympic standard, one can surely enjoy skating all day. Furthermore, assistance for beginners is also accessible. They also offer package services for those who want to take skating lessons. Artificial snow also falls from the ceiling making children and even adults more excited.
There are many accessible places in MOA that one will surely enjoy. One of it is the SM cinema. It is known to have the largest IMAX theatre and plenty of seats with a total of 590. They are also popular for using the latest 3D technology. There is also a small theatre of 30 seats, a private cinema called the Director’s club. There is what they call the 8-kan digital theatre having 450 seats where the latest movies are screened.
If you want to see the city’s wonderful view, MOA is one place to go. it has a large Ferris wheel, about 55 m from the ground, where one can view the sea and the city. During the approximately 10 minute tour, you can enjoy a wonderful view with the use of the 360 panorama. You can also see the famous Manila Bay Sunset. It is recommended for couples especially those romantic ones. The 36 gondola cars are also air conditioned, boarding a maximum of 6 people.
The Selecta Kids Universe is a 5-storey high-end play area for children. It somehow lives up to the “universe” part because it is probably the most gigantic playground for kids. There a lot of interactive games, learning and playing things for children of all ages! The gaming and playing equipment is quite extensive! There is also a snack area where kids can take a break. They can eat ice creams at The Creamery which is sponsored by Selecta. They also have shops inside to buy toys! The parents can safely leave their kids here for awhile while they go shopping or buy groceries. The staff will take care and look […]
With enhanced facilities, a variety of exhibitions, game corners, a museum shop, and cafe, The Mind Museum will surely satisfy the intellectual curiosity of children and adults alike. The robot Aedi (Idea spelled backwards) welcomes you to The Mind Museum The Mind Museum is a world class Science museum in Manila that provides extraordinary educational experience and engage children to be more interactive. The Mind Museum consists of five galleries: the Story of Atom, Earth, Life, Universe and Technology. The 250 interactive exhibits are designed to enrich people’s knowledge. The tour around the area will take you to an amazing journey about science discovery. The museum area is 5,000 sqm. […]
Active Fun is one of the best amusement parks in Fort Bonifacio where children and parents could bond. There are a lot of other playgrounds for children here in the Philippines; but it is said that the scale here is different. A lot of parents say that it is like having an indoor playground for their children. The place is very spacious where many children can move and play around. The park can also be used as a party place for your children’s birthday. Various package services that includes meals are also available. Active Fun is truly a place where children can be active and at the same time have […]
Networld Hotel is only 15 minutes away from Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), Makati Business District, SMX Convention Center, Philippine International Convention Center, and World Trade Center. They guarantee high-speed internet connection and excellent phone signals. It is like a one-stop shop where you can access everything you need. Charm your taste buds with pastries and coffee from Le Amoretto Café and Bar; relish the flavors of authentic Japanese cuisine at the Kaishu Restaurant; calm your senses at the SM Kenko Spa; and have a blast at Networld Casino – a world-class casino open to gamers 24/7. ROYAL ROOM Suit yourself from its spacious Royal Room that can accommodate two-man […]