Metro Manila

Savoy Hotel Manila: A Snazzy Stay Across NAIA Terminal 3

Posted on November 10, 2018

Metro Manila’s notorious traffic jams sap the fun out of any visit to the frenetic capital, where navigating around vehicle-choked streets to your hotel can take far longer than your flight. Do not fret, there’s a snazzy new place to stay that will take you from touch down to plopping onto your private well-appointed suite in a flash! Fly in and out of NAIA with style and ease when you stay at Savoy Hotel Manila, a brand-new accommodation with modern,Read More

The Mini Suites at Eton Tower Makati: Cozy and Convenient Stay at Legazpi Village

Posted on August 5, 2018

After having reviewed The Mini Hotel, an affordable boutique hotel by Eton Properties on Hong Kong Island, I was thrilled to hear that the Mini hotel brand was opening in Makati City, Philippines! Housed in the 40-storey Eton Tower Makati, The Mini Suites is the only hotel conveniently linked to the Dela Rosa Pedestrian Overpass, providing easy, direct access – rain or shine – to neighboring office towers like The Enterprise Center and the Greenbelt shopping malls. Greenbelt 5, for example,Read More

Pan Pacific Manila: The Philippines’ First and Finest Butler Hotel in Malate

Posted on January 27, 2017

The moment I received the email confirming my stay at Pan Pacific Manila, a 236-room five-star luxury hotel in the entertainment district of Malate in the city of Manila, I knew they took their customer service seriously as they boast to be the “first and finest butler hotel” in the Philippines. The booking confirmation arrived with a guest preference form which queried me about my room preferences in careful detail down to my choice of fruit and room scent. AmongRead More

Fête de la Musique Philippines 2016 caps off in historic Intramuros, Manila

Posted on June 24, 2016

After a successful first-half run at A Venue Mall and Greenbelt 3 in Makati City last June 18, the Philippines’ 22nd Fête de la Musique – an annual festival of music celebrated worldwide – capped off with the second half of the celebration last night, June 23, within the historic walls of Intramuros, Manila. It was a modest, intimate – and almost romantic – affair, as the venue was held at the gardens of Puerta Real along the southern edge of the walled city.Read More

Jupiter Suites: Spacious Hotel Suites in the Heart of Makati City

Posted on December 22, 2015

Located along Jupiter Street, near the corners of Makati Avenue and Gil Puyat Avenue (Buendia), Jupiter Suites is situated in a very convenient spot between the Makati Central Business District (CBD) and the entertainment area of P. Burgos Street. Makati and Buendia Avenues are only a few seconds walk from this boutique hotel. While the architecture and interior design of the hotel seemed shabby and dated, the best thing about Jupiter Suites was how spacious their rooms were! The deluxe room IRead More

Art in Island: Asia’s Biggest Trick Art Museum Opens in Metro Manila

Posted on December 25, 2014

The biggest trick art museum in Asia, Art in Island, opens on Christmas Day in Cubao, Quezon City! While there have been a few trick art exhibits that have opened in Manila, Cebu and Boracay in recent years, this is by far the largest not only in the Philippines, but also one of the biggest in the world. With a floor area at 4,100 sq m, the Trick Art Museum in Jeju Island, South Korea is currently the largest. However, in terms of the totalRead More