Category: Pampanga

Mabalacat City, Pampanga: Authentic Kapampangan Cuisine at Matam-ih Restaurant

Posted on May 5, 2015

A full-day of activities from wakeboarding in Angeles City to enjoying the outdoor adventure challenges at Sandbox at Alviera in Porac sure made everyone hungry!  A new restaurant at the Clark Freeport Zone that served authentic Kapampangan cuisine called Matam-ih – the aboriginal Aeta word for delicious – was suitably our final stop. Matam-ih is housed in a cluster of white Victorian-style gazebos, accented with African safari and native Filipino-themed decor. Outside the restaurant are some carnival-type games like spin-the-wheelRead More

Porac, Pampanga: Be a Kid Again at Sandbox

Posted on May 4, 2015

Our wakeboarding session in Angeles City whetted our appetites for more thrills and adventures, so we headed next to Sandbox at Alviera, an outdoor adventure park located at an upcoming 1,100-hectare mixed-use integrated Ayala development in Porac, Pampanga. Set in a desert-like lahar landscape brought about by the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in 1991, Sandbox is a veritable playground for the entire family. For both the young and the young-at-heart. The most uniquely thrilling attractions are the roller coaster zipline – theRead More

Angeles City, Pampanga: Learn to Wakeboard at Decawake Clark Cable Park

Posted on May 3, 2015

Located less than two hours’ drive north of Metro Manila and right next to Clark International Airport, Decawake Clark Cable Park in Angeles City, Pampanga is a far more accessible place to try your hand at wakeboarding, compared to popularized locations like CamSur Watersports Complex in Camarines Sur. I’ve long wanted to try wakeboarding and finally got the chance on this media trip. Donning a safety helmet and life vest, I joined the queue of adults and children lining up atRead More