Drinking & Nightlife You’re rarely far from a drinking opportunity in Manila. Malate is popular with university kids and backpackers..
A FOODIE’S WEEKEND PARADISE On weekends, those who love artisan food and laid-back farmers markets will want to check..
Manila Spas I’m Onsen Spa – SPA ( MAP GOOGLE MAP ; %02-755 7877; www.imonsenspa.com; I’m Hotel, Makati Ave,..
VIVAMANILA LOCAL KNOWLEDGE Nonprofit VivaManila is an arts-and-culture organisation run by passionate locals who are on a mission to revive..
Tours of Manila There are a few truly excellent guided tours of Manila and they are a great way to..
MANILA FOR KIDS Heading off to Manila with a child or two in tow? Not to worry. Many jet-setting parents..
ESCOLTA REVIVAL In Manila’s swinging pre–WWII years, Escolta St was the capital’s glamour strip, lined with beautiful buildings that housed..
JOSÉ RIZAL: THE MAN, THE MYTH, THE LEGEND Despite living to only 35 years of age, Dr José Rizal (1861–96)..
Why Go to Manila? Manila’s moniker, the ‘Pearl of the Orient’, couldn’t be more apt – its unappealing shell..
Eat & Drink Like a Local Kain na tayo – ‘let’s eat’. It’s the Filipino invitation to eat, and..