Best of Manila in 60 seconds

Manila is my current home town and I have discovered more and more about it – from the colonial architecture and beautiful churches to the modern skyline, from busy streets to quiet parks! And from bright sunny days to romantic sunsets – there is a lot to like about Manila!

 

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Great place to be pampered in luxury – LeSpa, Sofitel Manila

The Sofitel Manila is my favorite luxury hotel in town and we’ve been regular guests for weekend staycations. We love Spiral’s brunch, the great service at the executive lounge and the spacious pool area. The spa at the Sofitel is just as good and a great way to be pampered during your stay, whether after a long work day or … Continue reading

The healthiest food in Manila – SaladStop

Filipino food is very delicious, with  favorites like Lechon – roasted pig, but it is also very rich and not the healthiest food on the planet. Thankfully, Manila now offers some great healthy options and SaladStop is one of my favorites. With a selection of signature salads and wraps and the option to create your own, you can have a … Continue reading

The newest luxury hotel in Manila is a disappointment – Conrad Manila

For many years, Asian chains, Accor and InterContinental ruled the luxury hotel scene in Manila. But more recently the large US chains have “uncovered” the capital of one of the fastest growing economies in Asia and opened up hotels. The latest to the party is Hilton Worldwide with their upscale Conrad brand opening near Manila Bay. And while the new Conrad … Continue reading