A Christmas Staycation @ManilaHotel

Related Blog Post: MANILA HOTEL: Your next Memorable Manila Staycation @ManilaHotel

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MANILA HOTEL is an iconic 5-star hotel in the heart of Manila and the perfect backdrop for your Christmas Staycation for 2015! 

This year, they transformed the conference rooms of the hotel into a Colonial Christmas Village with story telling sessions, tea time, Christmas movie showing, and Willy the Bear mascot for the kids.

It’s the first time I’ve seen this kind of dedication in providing Christmas happiness to families with children.  

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A Different Kind of Foodie Staycation @DiscoveryPrimea

Update 6/29/2016: FLAME: A Burning Passion for Modern European Food with an Asian Twist! @DiscoveryPrimea


Discovery Primea is a leading luxury residential service hotel and one of the best places for a staycation in Makati.

We love the breakfast at Tapenade, the awesome view of the Makati skyline from the infinity pool, and the unique Hammam Turkish bath experience at Terazi Spa.

Check out this different kind of foodie staycation at Discovery Primea… 


6749 Ayala Avenue, Makati City 1226, Philippines
Telephone: +632 955-8888
Facebook: Discovery Primea Makati
Twitter: @PrimeaMakati


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MANILA HOTEL: Your next Memorable Manila Staycation @ManilaHotel

12/21/15 Update: A Christmas Staycation @ManilaHotel

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We love staying at The Manila Hotel because of its historic feel, delicious outlets, and close proximity to Manila landmarks and the famed Manila Bay sunset.  

We decided to go on a staycation at the famed hotel this past Philippine Independence Day long weekend.

Here are the moments that made our Manila Hotel staycation memorable…

One Rizal Park, Manila, Philippines
Nestled in the lush greenery of Rizal Park, the 100-year old edifice of Manila Hotel is a historical landmark, having housed many heads of state and royalty for the past decades. It now also boasts of newly renovated areas and modern amenities.
Telephone: +632 527-0011
Facebook: Manila Hotel
Twitter: @ManilaHotel
Instagram: Manila_Hotel

Check out low rates and availability from Agoda: The Manila Hotel

Related Blog Post: A Christmas Staycation @ManilaHotel

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CLUB PUNTA FUEGO: 10 Tips on Organizing your Memorable Club Punta Fuego Summer!

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(Sunset view from the Main Club Terrazas de Punta Fuego)

CLUB PUNTA FUEGO is a members-only private resort in Nasugbu, Batangas consisting of the Main Club in Peninsula de Punta Fuego, the Beach Club at Terrazas de Punta Fuego, and the Punta Fuego Yacht Club.

You can enjoy the facilities from the two exclusive resort developments, each with their own beautiful vantage point of the Nasugbu sunset. It’s best to stay for a minimum of 3 days and 2 nights for the full experience.

Here are some tips on how to organize your own awesome Club Punta Fuego getaway…

Brgy. Balaytigue, Nasugbu, Batangas, Philippines

For non-members, the Main Club accepts reservations on non-peak days exclusively by reservation only (no walk-ins). You can check out available rooms via Agoda: Club Punta Fuego

15th Floor 139 Corporate Center Building Valero St. Salcedo Village, Makati City
Reservations: (632) 584-4405, 843-8700
Membership: (+632) 751-4026 to 27
Trunkline: (+63)2 553-8888
Facebook: Fuego Hotels and Properties 

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My MARINA MANDARIN Singapore Experience @MandarinMarina


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:

6 Raffles Boulevard
Marina Square, Singapore 039594
Telephone: +(65)­ 6845-1000
Reservations: [email protected]
General Enquiries: [email protected]
FacebookMarina Mandarin Singapore
Twitter: @MarinaMandarin

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

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THE HENRY MANILA: Aidan’s Birthday Staycation Experience @TheHenryHotel

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THE HENRY HOTEL MANILA is a modern-vintage, 34-room boutique hotel designed by Eric Paras, which sets the bar for adaptive reuse of Manila’s heritage houses.

We celebrated Aidan’s 10th year birthday with a staycation at The Henry Manila, and here’s our experience…

The Henry Manila
2680 FB Harrison St. Pasay City, 1300 Philippines
Telephone: +632 807 8888
Email: [email protected]
FacebookThe Henry Hotel

Book now for the best rates from Agoda: The Henry Hotel Manila

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CITY OF DREAMS MANILA: Overall Entertainment Experience Like No Other in Manila!

City of Dreams ManilaThe City of Dreams Manila is like no other as it offers a wide array of entertainment options for visitors of all ages to enjoy. As Manila’s first world-class integrated leisure destination, it brings together a diverse collection of contemporary international entertainment. It has an exciting and educational interactive play space for kids, two exquisite nightclubs and world-class performances.

Asean Avenue corner Roxas Boulevard,
Entertainment City, Parañaque 1701, Manila, Philippines


Here are the top 5 things to experience in the City of Dreams…


City of Dreams ManilaDreamplay is an interactive and technology-rich play space with an education-based entertainment concept where both children and adults can interact with popular Dreamworks character such as Kung Fu Panda, Shrek, Madagascar by engaging through interactive activities and educational play.

We got a sneak peak inside their 12 awesome attractions and we are excited for it to open at around March!

The whole place feels like a real life video game where players are given wrist bands that are RFId enabled. Where they gain achievements and points for finishing the game.

For the adventurous type they have the Kung Fu Panda Multistory rope course, The Wall of  Destiny Climbing Wall, Vertical wall of Awesomeness and the Leap of Faith. Guests can use their imagination and enjoy creating and launching their very own How to Fly Your Dragon, Whatever floats your boat and DinoTrux Repair game. It's also a great place for the whole family to create, play, and learn as they enjoy activities such as wall climbing, toy building, 4D theaters, cooking classes, and various kinds of games.

Inside DreamPlay is DreamWorks Café, which serves noodles, dim sum, pizza, ice cream, and other family favorites. Themed private rooms good for approximately 70 persons are also available for children’s parties. Guests can also participate in various open show kitchens, and purchase Dreamworks memorabilia in the retail store also located inside the theme park.

(Children from ages 6 to 12. Some activities are for all ages.)
Operating Hours:
11.00am – 9.00pm
Level 2 Retail Arcade, Family Entertainment Center
Contact Number:  +632-8008080
Email: [email protected]
Dresscode: Suitable for physical activities

Operating Hours: 10.00am – 10.00pm 


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10 Things about CITY OF DREAMS that is Like No Other in Manila! @CityofDreamsPH

In this video, you’ll learn the following:

  • 10 Unique Features of City of Dreams.
  • Highlights of the 2-hour tour of City of Dreams compressed into a 5-minute virtual tour.
  • The difference between Nobu Hotel, Hyatt & Crown Tower
  • What restaurants to consider when dining at City of Dreams?
  • The sneak peek into the first 6-star hotel in Manila! 

Watch this video to know more about City of Dreams Manila 🙂

Live an Awesome Life,


Disclosure: I wrote this article with my biases, opinions, and insights. Read Our Awesome Planet Complete Disclosure Policy here.  

P.S. Please email me your feedback about the video at [email protected]


Qiwellness Living: Secret Tea & Bath House in Tagaytay! (A Review)

Read More: domicillo TAGAYTAY: 8-Room Boutique Hotel Designed by Budji Layug (First Look)

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We were pleasantly surprised to discover QiWellness Living–a Budji Royal-designed Chinese Tea & Bath House–with probably the best overlooking vantage point of Taal Volcano.

We tried their 3-hour Quick Escape Package for couples on our 12th year wedding anniversary.

Here’s our QiWellness Experience…

Aguinaldo Highway, Brgy. Maharlika East, Tagaytay City, Philippines
Email:  [email protected] or [email protected]
Mobile:+63 917 522 6969
Instagram: @qiwellnessliving

Operating Hours:
The Chinese Tea House
Monday to Tuesday – CLOSED (but can be opened for group bookings or functions)
Wednesday to Sunday- 11:30am to 2:30pm  6:30pm to 10:00pm

The Chinese Bath House
Monday – CLOSED
Tuesday to Sunday – 1:00pm to 10:00pm 

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