Metro Pilipinas

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Current Rank: 333 (Travel & Leisure)
Site Description: This blog is about travel destinations around the Philippines (and sometimes even Abroad), Must-visit restaurants, and travel tips for all jetsetters.
Date Joined: Sep 18, 2008

Tags: Philippine Vacation Spots, Restaurants, Resorts, Vacation, Philippine Resorts

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Ministop Pasta = Fail
on Feb 19, 2013 in Philippines Food Manila Mini-Stop In those days where I'm just too lazy to bring my own lunch or buy something from the nearby carinderias (food stalls), I would prefer to just buy something from Mini-stop since it's very near our office. Mini-stop is a 24/7 store, similar to 7-11. I...

BBQ and Isaw
on Nov 18, 2012 in Food In the Philippines, when you say BBQ or Bar-B-Que, we don't usually refer to slabs and slabs of meat grilled in hot smoke. Yes, we do grill some meat in hot smoke, but we prepare them differently. For one, we use thin and small slices of pork meat. T...

Ganito kami sa Makati
on Oct 8, 2012 in Binay Makati During the 2010 Elections, one of the positive publicities that came out for the Binays is how things were done in Makati ("Ganito kami sa Makati"). Free education, giving importance to Senior Citizens, free medicines, etc. Being a resident of Makati...

Laoag: Bangui Wind Mills
on Apr 22, 2012Happy Summer 2012!

Science Discovery Center Manila
on Mar 22, 2012 in SM Mall of Asia Science Center Tour Destination I never would have visited this place if not for a friend. Her son celebrated his 7th birthday at the Science Discovery Center Manila at the SM Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City, Philippines (I didn't even know you could hold birthdays there. To all...

Manila Restaurants: Banana Leaf
on Mar 5, 2012 in Food Greenbelt Manila Restaurants Restaurants I remember the first time I tried Banana Leaf via their Podium branch in Ortigas and how I immediately fell in love with it. The ambiance -- the uniforms of the waiters/waitresses, the interiors, the chairs, and the wall ornaments -- made me feel as...

Ye Dang: Korean Restaurant
on Feb 26, 2012 in Korean Food Ortigas Manila Restaurants Restaurants I've heard about Ye Dang from a couple of friends and I finally got the chance to experience the place. I was never really a fan of Korean food, but I really enjoyed my Ye Dang experience. Marc and I went to their Ortigas branch, just a few meters aw...

Starbucks Waffle with Strawberry Syrup
on Feb 20, 2012 in Starbucks Coffee Shops One reason why I love Starbucks aside from their Cold Caramel Macchiatto Upside Down and Cold Vanilla Latte is their Waffle with Strawberry Syrup. This is my comfort food, my happy food. Yes -- whipped cream with strawberry syrup can be too fatty but...

SM Mall of Asia at Night
on Feb 11, 2012 in Luzon Photographs SM Mall of Asia Here are two pictures I was able to take last week. Unfortunately, we weren't able to go to the seaside area so I wasn't able to take pictures. I hope you enjoy.

on Feb 2, 2012 in Luzon Photographs Philippine Churches Tour Destination Vacation Restaurants The City of Antipolo is one of the cities in Luzon, particularly in the province of Rizal, Philippines. It is popular locally for being the alternative to Tagaytay, if you find Tagaytay too far and too time-consuming to travel, because of its altitud...

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