If you are within the vicinity of the Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex or you’re in the area to see a theater or art show and have some time to spare, a good place worth spending it in is the Museum of Philippine Culture. Located at the fourth floor of CCP Main Building, the small museum, referred to as Museo ng Kalinangang Pilipino in the vernacular, houses life-size tableaux of various aspects of Filipino life, culture, ceremonies, and beliefs. The place and the displays are old, but guests in groups will appreciate the guided tour. Visitors may also borrow a guide from the front desk. The museum is also […]
Flying anytime soon? Check out the revised list of prohibited items to be brought in the aircraft, as issued by the Office for Transportation Security under the Department of Transportation and Communications: NAIA is the main international airport for travelers to the Philippines. 1. Guns, Firearms, and Other Devices that Discharge Projectiles All forms of firearms and guns, including imitations and replicas, are not allowed in carry-on or checked-in baggage. On the other hand, projectile-capable devices like slingshots, bow and arrow, and crossbow may be brought and checked-in. – 2. Stunning Devices Also not allowed in cabin are stun guns, acid sprays, animal repellant sprays, and pepper sprays, but you […]
If you’re looking for a pleasant place to spend a lazy afternoon in, check out Exploreum at the SM Mall of Asia! – Exploreum promotes hands-on learning of science concepts through their fun and interactive displays. = Formerly known as the SM Science Center, the fully-renovated Exploreum is fit for kids and kids-at-heart who are eager to discover new things about the universe, the Earth, and its inhabitants. With more than 100 interactive exhibits housed in 8 major galleries, visitors are sure to enjoy Exploreum’s brand of edutainment, or education through entertainment. – Be amazed by Exploreum’s Science on a Sphere, the only one of its kind in the country. […]
The art center with the longest history in the Philippines, Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) contains various venues such as galleries, exhibition halls and the National Arts Center. Many Filipino artists have performed here and showcased their talents. The blockbuster musical “Miss Saigon” which starred the world renowned Filipino singer, Lea Salonga, was staged at CCP, and the CINEMALAYA (festival for independent Filipino filmmakers) is being held here yearly. Address: CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City, Metro Manila Telephone: (02) 832-3681 / (02) 832-3878 / (02) 551-7930 / (02) 832-1125 local 1800 to 1807 Business Hours: Regular Tour Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 9:00am–12noon and 1:00pm-5:00pm. Admission: Student P20, General […]
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.
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 […]