Monthly Archives: August 2011

Ventusa Massage at Nuovo Spa

I am fond of body massages and foot spas.  The best I can remember is the foot massage I had during my trip to Bangkok a few years ago.  Many massage parlors have sprouted in Manila since then and I … Continue reading

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Tagaytay Hideaway

With its beauty, I cannot imagine how the volcano had destroyed communities in the last one hundred years since it erupted, fiercely releasing its magma and engulfing entire villages. According to my brief research through the volcanic discovery website, Taal … Continue reading

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Nature tripping in Majayjay

It is a respite going out of the city.  Going to Dalitiwan Resort in Majayjay, Laguna is indeed a great escape from the bustling city.  It lets my soul, battled by not so many heartaches in life, commune with nature. … Continue reading

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The Old Legarda House

If I can describe the Legarda House, I’d say its homey. It feels like being home in a rural setting despite the fact that it is in the heart of Manila, and just one corner away from the  Malacanang Palace, … Continue reading

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A 19th century dining experience

For a surreal experience of a 19th Century dining, try and taste the good food at the La Cocina de Tita Moning located at 315 San Rafael Street, San Miguel, Manila. San Rafael Street is formerly one of Manila’s most … Continue reading

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Trip to Quiapo

Wonder where you can get quality eye glasses for a cheaper price here in Manila? Try scouting optical shops lined up along Paterno Street in Quaipo, Manila where you can get a new pair of glasses for at least P … Continue reading

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My Volks Beetle

My very first car was a 1969 Volkswagen Beetle, which my dad gave me as a gift more than a decade ago.  It was affordable, small and cute.  It’s an antique.  Its 1500 cc engine can manage to climb steep … Continue reading

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