During our recent staycation in the Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Manila, D and I grabbed the chance to explore the walled city of Intramuros more. After revisiting the Museo de San Agustin, we planned to have lunch at La Cathedral Cafe, which I was excited about as I saw several raves about the place in… Continue reading Manila Staycation – Part II
A couple of weeks ago we finally checked off an item in our travel bucket list and had an overnight stay at Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Manila. During that stay, we checked out the nearby Manila landmarks like the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Coconut Palace and StarCity. We… Continue reading Museo de San Agustin
We took a break from our usual rustic weekend getaways and headed to Sofitel Philippine Plaza at Roxas Boulevard, Manila. D and I haven’t really been keen on staycations in Metro Manila hotels because our city apartment is in the heart of the Makati CBD, and we thought it would not feel much of a… Continue reading Manila Staycation Part I
Last weekend D and I headed off to the historix walled old city of Intramuros, Manila, inspired by photos I recently saw from a Facebook group I am following. The last time we attempted to walk around it was in December and back then we couldn’t get any parking and found that the museums were… Continue reading A Pre-dusk Walk: Intramuros, Manila
We were supposed to do a staycation at Sofitel last weekend, but when I called to confirm our booking we were advised they were still not accepting tourists. It’s quite understandable given the COVID status here in Manila, so I cancelled our booking and did the same for our future dated Manila Hotel stay. So… Continue reading Manila Film Center
The Paco Park and Cemetery was once my go to place some years ago when I had surgery at a nearby hospital. Having studied at Los Banos Laguna for my bachelors degree, Manila was a unknown territory for me back then. It was only in 2016 when I started paying more attention to Manila, and… Continue reading Paco Park, Manila
Getting to know the walled city of Intramuros a little bit more
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