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February 28, 2015

COCO ICHIBANYA: #1 Japanese Curry House in the World...Now in Manila! @CoCoIchibanyaPH

Related post: 10 Most Awesome New (Franchised) Restaurants in Manila 2015! 

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Curry House CoCo Ichibanya holds the Guinness World Record for the largest curry restaurant chain in the world--with over 1,400 stores. 

The first store in Manila finally opened at Basement 1 of Estancia Mall, franchised by Hubert Young of UCC Philippines and Mitsuyado Sei-men fame.

Here's a guide on how to enjoy your CoCo Ichibanya Curry experience in Manila...

COCO ICHIBANYA PHILIPPINES
B-006, Estancia Mall, Capitol Commons, Meralco Ave. Cor. Shaw Blvd, Pasig City
Facebook: CoCo Icibanyan PH
Instagram: cocoichibanyaPH
Email: cocoichibanyaph.customercare@gmail.com
Telephone: +632 696-1649
Websitehttp://www.ichibanya.co.jp/english/

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February 27, 2015

AWESOME LEGO SUNDAY BRUNCH at Spectrum! @RafflesHotels (Don't Miss This!)

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How can you make the Luxe Sunday Brunch at Spectrum more awesome? Just add some LEGO fun! 

I surprised the boys last Sunday with their favorite hotel buffet--themed after their favorite toy. :)

Here's a photo essay of our Awesome Sunday Brunch experience and why you shouldn't miss it, especially since it's on its final run this March...

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TOURISM STAR Philippines: Honoring Individuals Who Truly Make it #MoreFuninthePhilippines! @TourismPHL

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The Philippines Tourism Stars are a batch of individuals recognized by the Department of Tourism (DOT), who have exemplified excellence and dedication in driving the Philippine tourism industry.

“The Philippines tourism is undoubtedly the fastest growing industry in the country, taking on a significant role in our economy. We believe that we owe this tremendous growth to our people. Without them, our destinations would only be a mere landscape. It is our people that give beautiful destinations life and meaning. And the Tourism Star Program honours these individuals who truly make it more fun in the Philippines,” DOT Secretary Ramon R. Jimenez, Jr. said.

The first Tourism Star Philippines award was held last Feb 12, 2015 at the Raffles and Fairmont Hotel, Makati. Watch the video below:


Department of Tourism honored the first batch of awardees, celebrating the contribution of Filipinos from the tourism industry, media, and local government units. 

Join us in congratulating the first batch of Tourism Star Awardees in the Philippines:

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February 26, 2015

HOUSE OF WAGYU: How does Saga Prime A5 Wagyu cooked on a Stone Grill Taste Like?

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Ever since the Philippines lifted the ban on Japanese Beef last 2014, Manila has been enjoying a Japanese Wagyu craze of the available top variants--Kobe, Matsusaka, and Ohmi. Now, the strictest quality Wagyu can be added to that list--Saga.

Have you ever wondered how A5 Grade 11 Japanese Wagyu would taste like cooked on stone grill? Take a look at our House of Wagyu Saga Prime A5 experience...

HOUSE OF WAGYU
2Ecom Building, Harbour Drive, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay
Telephone: +632 553-8437
Mobile: +63 917 834-1248
FacebookHOUSE of WAGYU

Best Steakhouse in Manila Series 2015!

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JEWEL HEIST AT THE RESORT: Sherlock Holmes-inspired Mystery Room @EscapeHunt Manila

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Jewel Heist at the Resort is an Escape Hunt real-life mystery room game experience, where players are transported 100 years in time to play the role of a famous London detective. The whole genre revolves around a resort where you need to solve the mystery of the missing jewel while also trying to escape within 60 minutes.

The Escape Hunt Manila is a live escape room franchised by Mike Kerveillant and partners after trying it and loving the original Escape Hunt Experience in Bangkok.

JEWEL HEIST AT THE RESORT
The Escape Hunt Experience Manila- Philippines
5773 Ebro St. Barangay Poblacion, Makati, Metro Manila 1210
Mobile: +63 915 596 8363, +63 (2) 751 9124
Twitter@EscapeHunt
Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/escapehunt
FacebookThe Escape Hunt Experience Manila - MNL, Philippines
Websitehttp://manila.escapehunt.com/

Escape Hunt Manila series:

We first got to try the easiest room, and here are some previews and tips on what to expect @EscapeHuntPH’s Jewel Heist at the Resort:

Check out the video of OAP team’s experience in Jewel Heist at the Resort…

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February 25, 2015

My MARINA MANDARIN Singapore Experience @MandarinMarina

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MARINA MANDARIN is a five star luxury hotel in Singapore with an impressive view of Marina Bay. It's an ideal location when watching shows in Esplanade, attending conventions at Suntec, or hearing the roars of the F1 cars during the Singapore Grand Prix Formula One race.

Here's our Marina Mandarin Singapore experience during the #MigUpSG event in Singapore:

MARINA MANDARIN
6 Raffles Boulevard
Marina Square, Singapore 039594
Telephone: +(65)­ 6845-1000
Reservations: resvn.marina@meritushotels.com
General Enquiries: marina@meritushotels.com
FacebookMarina Mandarin Singapore
Twitter: @MarinaMandarin

Check room availability and Book the lowest rates from Agoda: MARINA MANDARIN

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February 24, 2015

Secret Hawker Canteen in Changi Airport! (Thanks @ChangiRecommends for the Makan Tip!)

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I was pleasantly surprised to discover this secret Staff Hawker Canteen at the Changi Airport Terminal 2 public area. Thanks to our friend Andrea of Changi Recommends for sharing with us this well-guarded makan tip in Singapore's famous airport. :)

You've got to check out this secret hawker canteen on your next trip to the Lion City!

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February 23, 2015

GARDENS BY THE BAY Singapore: What's the Best Way to Explore the Gardens? @VisitSingapore

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Singapore's Gardens by the Bay is an award-winning urban landscaped garden featuring two cooled conservatories and the Super Tree Grove

GARDENS BY THE BAY
18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
FacebookGardens by the Bay 
Telephone: +65 6420 6848
Emailfeedback@gardensbythebay.com.sg
Websitehttp://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

Related Blog Post: GARDENS BY THE BAY: Singapore's Iconic Super Trees, Cloud Dome, and Sleeping Child Installation Art @VisitSingapore

First timers may feel a bit intimidated to explore this vast garden. So since I've been here a number of times, I'd like like to share this guide to the best way to explore Gardens by the Bay...

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