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

TravelNews: New Planes & Seats for Philippine Airlines

The fastest growing airline market is Asia and there is a constant stream of news about new routes, new planes and new business class or premium economy class seats to make your travels better. Philippine Airlines (PAL), after fighting their low-cost competitor Cebu Pacific Airlines for years, wants to become a 5-star airline and is now putting the money where the … 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