Fantastic Foto Friday: Taal Lake & Volcano, Manila, Philippines

If you want to get away from crazy, busy Manila and find some peace & quiet in nature, Taal Lake & Volcano is your best bet – you can get stunning views over the lake from hotels like Taal Vista or restaurants on the crater rim, take a boat trip across the lake or hike on the island to yet another crater rim – with another lake and island! 

 

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

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

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!