Ever feel like the city is too fast, too noisy, too much? Ever need to relax, unwind, and just enjoy nature. But then, you don’t have the time to go away from Manila for so long? Or that you can’t do much of the adventure-y outdoors-y things, but you kind of want to try?
Walking around Intramuros can get you tired and exhausted. Revitalize yourself in the hippest cafe in the area. Take shelter from the sweltering heat and your aching feet by relaxing in the cool cafe just around the corner. Perfect for a mouthwatering bite of food and a refreshing beverage before heading back out.
Food Parks have gone from 0 to the greatest food trend of 2016 to 2017. Some of th best dishes in food parks aren’t the mains but the delectable desserts. Much like Chibi Chibi Soft Serve, the dessert place that sates all your cravings for that sweet yummy treat you definitely deserve.
For weeks, I’ve craved sushi and sashimi. I even watched this video of comparing sushi places in LA which only made me crave sushi all the more. I’ve heard that there was a sushi place quite near me and I was determined to try it. Hence, Yuujin was the next foodie destination for me.
BGC Hostel and Dorm in Makati is a relatively new hostel in the Metro. With its cute aesthetic, modern amenities, and instagramable lobbies, they are turning out to be the go-to hostel for the hip crowd.
Dad’s World Buffet in Glorietta has been a mall with never ending food establishments among many other things. With its at least 5 malls, and 2 other mall complexes connected to it, Glorietta just has a lot of foot traffic. Dad’s has been an institution for buffets in Manila since forever. I don’t even remember the time when Dad’s was out of the conversation when buffet is the topic. But is it still good? Which dishes are the must try? Is it worth it?
Mountain Lake Resort is famous for its crawling huge golf course. But what a lot of people come here for are the explosion of group activties for all ages.
Located in Leonard Wood Road, just beside the Safari Lodge and Museum, Steak and Waffles stands upon the hill side overlooking the street below. Just beside it is Pine Country Bed and Breakfast that caters to many family as their guests.
I tried Steak and Waffles because it was right there beside Safari Lodge(where I spent the night). We didn’t want to travel far for lunch and we had heard good things about it from the locals.
Hotel XYZ tags itself as these three things: Classy, Clever, Changing. This modern hotel caters to the tastes of yuppies with its exquisite and modish interior.
I stayed here for TBEX Asia Pacific (which is hoested our lovely Philippines) Leyte Fam Trip. For 4 nights, this served as my home away from home.
Belmont Hotel boasts of its stylish modern rooms, luxury in a contemporary setting, and a soothing space to relax after a hectic day.