When you hear someone mention “Makati,” the first thing, probably, that comes to mind would be the tall buildings standing from left to right, thus comprising the “urban jungle” we call today. Known to be Metro Manila’s Central Business District, Makati houses the offices for both the local and the multinational companies.
Summer in the Philippines can be all-year round with the archipelago’s numerous beach destinations offering. From powdery-white sands to stunning rock formations, the Philippines has what it takes to be named as the country to fill your wanderlust this year. We list down the ten of the best beaches in the Philippines for you to choose from for your next getaway: 1. El Nido, Palawan El Nido features numerous stunning limestones which rest at powdery-white sands. Its pristine beaches have been heralded as one of the country’s best. Dubbed as Conde Nast Traveller’s number 1 island for travelers, El Nido offers various tours of its major islands that will leave you […]
A bastion that was built by the Spanish army in order to fight back against its enemies. The stone path creates historical ambiance as you enter the historic garden entrance. The beautiful garden is located at the very south end of Intramuros. However, it was destroyed by the invasion of the British army in 1762. Although the bastion has been restored, the ruins of the fortress that was built during the period of Spanish rule still remain. The garden is now a landscape of beautiful flowers and greenery, and you can have a view of the skyscrapers of Manila from the fortress on the hill. It can be a perfect spot to relax as well. […]
Marcella Agoncillo Heritage Home The Agoncillo home located at the heritage town of Taal in Batangas was the home of Marcella Agoncillo who sewed the first Philippine national flag and dubbed as the Mother of the Philippine Flag Gen. Aguinaldo requested Marcella Agoncillo to sew a flag that would embody the voice and aspirations of the Filipinos which gave birth to the Philippines flag that was vital during the establishment of the first Philippine republic. Many other things can be found in the Agoncillo Heritage Home ranging from photos, clothes, ornaments, and various accessories which are now consider antique. Entrance is free but donating is encouraged. – Villa Tortuga Transport […]