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January 2018

#Restaurants

CHINESE NEW YEAR 2018: Family Reunion Dinner Ideas!

Usher in the Lunar New Year with a bountiful feast prepared by Manila’s top hotels. Indulge in a gastronomic journey featuring specialties that celebrate felicity and great happiness as we celebrate the Year of the Dog.

Dinner with family is one common thing that we do in the new year. For all our Chinese friends, we have some of the best Chinese new year dinner ideas that will make the night memorable.

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#Philippines, Palawan

Floral Island: Your Dream Vacation on Your Own Private Island Paradise in Palawan?!

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Yup, you read that right. I bet you didn’t know you could rent an entire island in the Philippines through Airbnb without breaking the bank.

And yes we’ve all had that dream of living on a private island away from everyone else. So why rent a fancy room on a 5-star island resort if you and your friends can own an entire island for the same price.

Luckily you can do just that with Floral Island, a Tropical paradise in Palawan surrounded by crystal clear waters and a coral reef unlike any other.

FLORAL ISLAND RESORT
Floral Island Resort, Talacanen Island, Taytay, Philippines
Airbnb: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/5153819
Website: http://floralisland-resort.ph/
Email: [email protected]
Instagram: @floralisland.resort
Facebook: @floralisland.resort
Contact: +63 9171625550

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#Travel, Hongkong

Dragon’s Back Hong Kong: The Best Hike In Asia?

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Dragon’s Back Trail is an award-winning hiking trail that has been voted the best urban hike in Asia by Times Magazine. The 4-hour hike is a popular draw for tourists and locals, who flock to the mountain to escape the frenzy of Hong Kong.

Seeing Hong Kong from the peak of Dragon’s Back offers a different perspective that helps you appreciate the beauty and complexity of Hong Kong and the surrounding islands.

(Dragon’s Back gets its name from the winding and twisting paths along the peak of the mountain.)

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#Hotels, #Philippines, Palawan

LIO El Nido: Hotel Covo or Balai Adlao Palawan Staycation?

 

Hailed as the best Island in the world, Palawan is home to some of the most magnificent beaches in the Philippines. That’s why it’s only fitting that we must do our best to preserve the natural wonders of this amazing Island.

Lio Tourism Estate
Lio Beach, Bacuit Bay, El Nido Palawan
Website: www.lio.ph
Facebook: Lio El Nido
Instagram: @LioElNido

Check out Hotel Covo and Balai Adlao low rates and availability from Booking and Agoda.

Related Blog Posts:
• LIO, EL NIDO: Family Staycation and Lio Beach Festival Guide!
 LIO El Nido, Palawan: A Hidden Eco-Tourism Paradise! (Casa Kalaw)

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#Hotels, #Philippines, Palawan

Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa Palawan Experience! (Photo Essay)

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The flourishing city of Puerto Princesa is the beloved capital city of Palawan and is said to be the gateway to the last frontier and best island in the world.

Famous for its beautiful Honda Bay and the world-renowned Underground river, Puerto Princesa is one of the best go-to summer destinations in the Philippines.

Equipped with a new airport and a fast-growing city, there is something for everyone in Puerto Princesa City. And if you’re looking for the perfect staycation resort, then Princesa Garden Island Resort & Spa has you covered.

PRINCESA GARDEN ISLAND RESORT & SPA
Caniguiran Street, Barangay Bancao-Bancao
Contact: 0977 194 5105 | 0920 822 7443 | 048 723 1356
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.princesagardenisland.com
Facebook: @PrincesaGardenIsland
Instagram: @PrincesaGarden

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#Restaurants

Awesome CRU Steakhouse Anniversary! @ManilaMarriott

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We love good steaks, which are culinary staples in any milestone celebration with your special someone. We’ve been to most of the steakhouses in Manila, and we decided to celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary with our all-time favorite.

CRU is the award-winning steakhouse of Marriott Hotel Manila located in Newport City. We were pleasantly surprised by how Cru was able to maintain its steakhouse charm and continue to reinvent the steakhouse experience.

Here are some tips for celebrating your milestones at CRU Steakhouse this 2018… 

 

CRU Steakhouse
Ground Floor, Marriott Hotel Manila, 2 Resorts Drive, Pasay City, Manila
Operational Hours:
Sunday to Thursday, 6:00pm-10:30pm
Friday and Saturday, 6:00pm-11:30pm
Telephone: +632 988-9990 local 8109
Website: Cru Steakhouse

(Dress Code: Strictly Smart Casual. No shorts for men, no flip-flops)

Related Blog Post: Wifey’s Birthday in the Best Steakhouse in Town

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#Philippines, Pampanga

Top 7 Adventure Travel & Things to do in Bataan and Clark (2018)

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Traveling North of the Philippines means that you get to pass by Clark and Bataan, but they’re mostly treated as stopovers rather than destinations. Clark is known for being the old US base, while Bataan marks a tragic part of our history with the Death March.

But there really is so much more to this region than just its colonial past. We took a trip to find out what else you could do at Clark and Bataan.

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#Restaurants

The Toyo Difference! (A Review)

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People often ask me which unique Filipino restaurants in Manila I bet would get a Michelin Star by 2020, and Toyo Eatery would always be at the top of my list.

Toyo by Chef Jordy Navarra is an avant-garde Filipino restaurant concept rooted in the values of sustainability and Filipino pride. I had one of my favorite dinners during the holiday season right here.

Here’s what to expect from the Toyo experience…

 

TOYO EATERY
The Alley at Karrivin Plaza, 2316 Chino Roces Avenue, Makati City, Philippines
Operating Hours
: Tuesdays to Saturdays dinner only 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM 
Reservations: +63 917 720-8630
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: Toyo Eatery
Instagram: @toyoeatery

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