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

Travel News: New seaplane service from Manila to the islands – Air Juan

We loved the sea plane transfer on our visit to the Conrad Rangali Maledives – the non-stop service created an end-to-end luxury experience that’s hard to match. The Philippines has many islands and beaches even more beautiful than the Maledives and there is a growing number of upscale resorts, but so far the commercial flights from Ninoy Aquino International Airport … Continue reading

Authentic French bakery and restaurant – Paul Boulangerie, Manila

French pastries are loved all around the world – and you can find the original in Manila as well. Paul Boulangerie, founded 1889 in the city of Croix in Northern France, has outlets in Manila, serving great pastries, bread and meals in a number of outlets of the bakery/cafe/restaurant. I’m a regular at the SM Aura location – find out … Continue reading