Collected by Stephanie Johnson
Baclaran, Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines
I come to Manila several times a year for work, which has given me the fortune of developing a great group of friends that have helped me experience the Philippines from the pure and honest perspective that only locals can offer, starting with...
San Antonio, Pasig, Kalakhang Maynila, Philippines
Visiting the Philippines without trying "Halo Halo" won't be complete. Everytime I have friends or relatives from abroad come visit, I would bring them out to have Halo Halo. Halo Halo came from the Tagalog word for "mix" which is what it is. Halo...
666 Behind, Quirino Grandstand, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila, Philippines
Take the kids here for a nice break, especially when it's really hot outside. There are many different sealife-based attractions and shows, including this exhibit that makes you almost feel like you're swimming along! (My favorite was the Jellies...
General Luna St, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila, Philippines
Two of Manila’s most famous churches can be found in close proximity to each other within the historic walled city of Intramuros. The 16th-century San Agustin Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the oldest church in the Philippines and...
D.Jorge, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines
If you want to see real life in Manila, head to Pasay City and walk down A. Arnaiz street and then turn onto D. Jorge. This entire several blocks is filled with local restaurants, chicken coops, stray dogs, street vendors and Jeepneys. The local...
36 Polaris, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Makati's Salcedo Village is abuzz with the energy of Manila’s creative circle. The coffee at Commune, undoubtedly, fuels this buzz. The community-minded café is a hub of activity at all times: Mornings see neighbors schlepping in for...
Unit 102A, Groudn floor, CYA Land Building, 110 Rada, Legazpi Village, Makati, Kalakhang Maynila, Philippines
Located in Legaspi Village in Makati, Metro Manila, this coffee/juice shop offers well-made coffee and drinks plus a very tasty S.E.C. Sandwich which consists of chicken sausage, fried egg, and gruyere cheese underneath the bread. A delectable...
Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Makati houses most of the big hotels like Makati Shangri-la, The Peninsula, Mandarin Hotel, New World Renaissance Hotel. It is the largest and most central business district where most major companies and banks are situated. It's a relatively safe...
2863 E. Zobel St., Corner JP Rizal, Brgy., Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
I came to Som's with my great friend, a chef, who suggested it knowing the big foodie I am and how much I enjoy spicy gravies! Som's is a local "hole in the wall" cash-only thai restaurant. You are served on a table in the street with the cars...
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