Intramuros is rich in historical events. For 400 years, it served as the central power for the Spanish colony but the walled city suffered during World War II, leaving only San Agustin Church standing as a remnant of the war’s wrath. In the 1980’s, the government conducted a major restoration to reconstruct Intramuros to its … Continue reading The World Within the Walls
From the latin words intra muros which means “within the walls”, Intramuros is the famous walled city built by the Spaniards during the 16th century when they came upon Manila. The area covers 64 hectares of land and is surrounded by 8 meter thick stones and high walls that rise up to 22 meters. The … Continue reading A Walled City Within the City
Eat well, live well! A line we often hear and read anywhere and everywhere and for a good reason; watching what we eat and drink is the first step towards achieving a strong and healthy body. However, despite knowing this, most of us still can’t resist indulging in sumptuous often sweet, fatty or salty food, … Continue reading Make Healthy Diet as your Lifetime Habit!
What is your ideal summer get away? Lying on the beach, under the shade of a tree or a huge umbrella with a cold drink in one hand and the sound of the waves playing as the background music is the poster scenes for a relaxing summer get away. However, not everybody is fixated on … Continue reading Summer Escapades, Best in the Philippines
Just too many to choose from! El Nido, Boracay, Coron, Batanes, Bohol,Cebu. Some of the famous Island destinations that form the Philippine Archipelago. A nation known to have 7,107 individually unique islands. A fact that has been recognized for so long. That’s 7,107 too many to explore. However, recent studies showed that there’s actually a … Continue reading More Islands, Make it More Fun in the Philippines
Valentine’s Day is celebrated in the month of February, thus giving it the moniker; “love month”. But for the locals of Baguio City, a highly urbanized city in Northern Philippines, the 2nd month of the year is much more than that. Baguio City is known for its cool temperature and is considered the country’s summer … Continue reading February, Month of Blooms
In 2015, the Philippines was ranked eighth among the top medical tourism destinations in the world, ahead of countries such as Japan and France, according to a list compiled by the International Healthcare Research Center and the Medical Tourism Association (MTA), a global non-profit association for medical tourism and international patient industry which represents healthcare … Continue reading Philippines 8th in world as ‘Medical Tourism Destination’
More than 300,000 of Condé Nast Traveler readers rated their favorite islands in the world (outside the U.S.) in this year's Readers' Choice Awards. Is your favorite on the list? https://www.facebook.com/CondeNastTraveler/videos/10154705704203982/ I. Boracay Island, Aklan Europe’s party central may be Ibiza, but Travel + Leisure magazine just voted Boracay as the “World’s Best Island,” beating Bali, Santorini, … Continue reading Three (3) of the BEST islands in the world found in the Philippines