Easier to afford – Philippine Airlines PAL Business Class Review

Philippine Airlines (or PAL) is the flag carrier of the Philippines with a hub in the capital Manila.  Their flights from the US and Canada connect to over 60 destinations in the Philippines, Asia and Australia, making them a convenient option to Asia. And if you don’t want to make a long-haul flight in economy, Philippine Airlines Business Class can … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Cebu Pacific Airlines

Cebu Pacific is a low-cost carrier based in the Philippines and has been my “home town” airline for many trips from Manila. You can snatch great fares, fly with friendly crews on new planes and now even earn points for it – what’s not to like? Find out more in my “Travel Made Easy” about the fleet, destinations, safety record, … Continue reading

Convenient Manila airport hotel on a budget – Remington Hotel with IHG

The Remington Hotel at Resort World Manila, near the airport, is a convenient budget hotel for a short stop over. You get a clean, modern (if small) room, friendly service and an included breakfast. The casino & mall are just across the street for food and entertainment. And since the Remington joined Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) recently, you can even earn … Continue reading

Cebu Pacific Air eliminates change fees for 24h after purchase!

Cebu Pacific Airlines has eliminated the change fees for tickets within 24 hours of purchase. If you book a flight and notice an issue within 24h of buying the ticket, you can rebook your flight, changing the dates or times of your flight as well as the flight sequence. You still have to pay any difference in fare between your … Continue reading

Convention or “staycation” – the Sofitel Manila is a local favorite for a luxurious treat!

If you are attending a convention at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Manila, are planning to see the historical sights of Intramuros or just need a luxurious treat on a “staycation”, I recommend the Sofitel Manila! It’s a favorite of the wealthy locals and of repeat visitors to Manila and offers outstanding service and great amenities to separate itself … Continue reading

Cebu Pacific Airlines – Facts & Figures

Cebu Pacific is a low cost carrier based in the Philippines and has grown with its aggressive pricing and savvy marketing to become the largest airline in the Philippines! Their low, low prices, often less than $1 plus taxes & fees have helped them grow quickly – but are they safe and should you consider them for your flights?  … Continue reading

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!

 

Need more inspiration – find out why you should go Manila – the Gateway to Paradise!
Ready to go – prepare your trip with my Mini Guide Manila!