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Manila Life, Mystery Rooms

REBEL RESISTANCE: Star Wars – Inspired Mystery Room @MysteryManila

Mystery Manila: Rebel Resistance

Be one with the force…with one of the newest additions, the REBEL RESISTANCE at Mystery Manila’s latest branch at Ayala Malls The 30th in Pasig City. Inspired by the film series, Star Wars, this room will make you feel like you are part of the Resistance.

This newest branch at Ayala Malls The 30th features four new rooms to solve — Rebel Resistance, Sorcerer’s Stone, Mr. Moriarty and Morbid Morgue. The OAP Team tried the Harry Potter and Star Wars theme rooms on their visit and here’s our experience…

P.S. No game spoilers in this post!

Mystery Manila – Ayala Malls The 30th
3rd Floor Ayala Malls The 30th,
Meralco Avenue, Ortigas Center, Brgy. Ugong,
1604 Pasig City , Philippines
Telephone: +632 621 07 32
Mobile: +63 917 823 21 55
Operating Hours:
1 PM to 9:30 PM Mondays to Fridays
10 AM to 10:30 PM Saturdays
10 AM to 9:30 PM Sundays
Website: www.mysterymanila.com
Facebook: MysteryManila

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Manila Life, Mystery Rooms

SORCERER’S STONE: World of Wizardry Mystery Room Solved! @MysteryManila

STONE is a Harry Potter-inspired room at Mystery Manila’s newest branch at Ayala Malls The 30th in Pasig City. All you Potterheads better free your schedule because this room will give you a taste of what’s it like to be in the Wizarding World.

Check out our experience Sorcerer’s Stone experience…  (P.S. No game spoilers in this post.)

Mystery Manila – Ayala Malls The 30th
3rd Floor Ayala Malls The 30th,
Meralco Avenue, Ortigas Center, Brgy. Ugong,
1604 Pasig City , Philippines
Telephone: +632 621 07 32
Mobile: +63 917 823 21 55
Operating Hours:
1 PM to 9:30 PM Mondays to Fridays
10 AM to 10:30 PM Saturdays
10 AM to 9:30 PM Sundays
Website: www.mysterymanila.com
Facebook: MysteryManila

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#Restaurants, Bonifacio Global City

FOO’D /fú-dō/: Accessible Italian Pop Cuisine by Chef Davide Oldani!

As featured 10 Most Awesome NEW (Franchised) Restaurants in Manila 2016!

FOO'D

FooDee Global Concepts (the same people behind the successful Tim Ho Wan, Todd English, Mesa, and Sunnies Cafe) has brought Michelin Star Chef Davide Oldani‘s pop cuisine concept FOO’D (/fú-dō/) to Manila.

Chef Oldani defines “pop cuisine” as accessible luxury cuisine with Italian roots, taking the simplest ingredients and turning these into a beautiful dish.

FOO’D’s unique selling point is that they offer Michelin-grade food, fine ambiance, and quality service at a reasonable price, from their P800 three-course menu to their P1,200 four-course menu. And because everything is upgradeable, you can start at P800 then work your way up (you can even go crazy with a P3000 menu and load up on the experience).

Here are some of the exciting world-renowned signature dishes brought to Manila by Chef Oldani…

 

FOO’D by Davide Oldani
Ground Level, High Street Park, Shangri-la at the Fort, BGC Taguig
Operating Hours: 11.00 am to 10.00pm
Mobile: +63917 711-4469
Facebook: FOODbyDOManila
Website: http://www.cucinapop.do/

(Note: The restaurant doesn’t have a strict dress code;  guests can come in smart casual attire)

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#Restaurants, Gawad Kalinga

CALABOO: Awesome Carabao Milk Butter & Premium Carabao Cheese! @GawadKalingaHQ

by Abigail Javellana

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CalaBoo Creamery is a Social Enterprise by GK Enchanted Farm in partnership with the Philippine Carabao Center, who aims to fulfill the Filipino dream of ending poverty for smallholder farmers, by producing proudly Filipino farm fresh milk from grass-fed carabao products that are naturally healthy and yummy!

They produce some of the best dairy products the Philippines has to offer, ranging from their fresh and aged cheese, high-quality butter and pro-biotic rich yogurts, which uses healthy sweeteners like coco sugar and pure honey.

Finally, we have world-class carabao milk dairy brand proudly made in the Philippines at Gawad Kalinga’s Enchanted Farm!  These are the perfect foodie gift this Christmas 🙂

Here’s a photo essay of Calaboo’s launch and Carabao dairy products …

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#Philippines, Mystery Rooms

Midnight Mystery: Murder in Ayala Museum! @MysteryManila

Midnight Mystery: Murder at the Museum

The senior curator of Ayala Museum is murdered during Halloween night! With all four floors transformed into a crime scene, guests play the role of detectives to pinpoint whodunit!

Now on its third year, Ayala Museum opens it’s doors for another thrilling Halloween experience with the theme “Midnight Museum 3: Murder in the Museum”. In partnership with the experts behind the popular escape room, Mystery Manila.

Here’s our first-time experience spending Halloween at the Ayala Museum…

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Awesome Festivals

TBEX: Lessons from My First Travel Blogging EXchange in Manila! (Photo Essay)

TBEX Asia 2016 (Philippines)

It was my first time attending a TBEX event and I was lucky enough to have experienced the first ever TBEX Asia 2016 conference in the Philippines!

TBEX–or Travel Blogger Exchange–is the largest gathering of travel bloggers, online travel journalists, media creators, and travel industry professionals in the world.

This year the world’s top travel bloggers and 400+ other inspiring travel bloggers from North America, Europe, and Asia came together to learn, network, do business, and party here in Manila.

Here are my top tips and learnings that should help you make the most of your first ever TBEX conference…

TBEX: Travel Blogging Exchange
Website: www.tbexcon.com
Twitter: @tbexevents
Facebook: TravelBloggersExchange
Instagram: @tbexevents

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Awesome Festivals

TBEX: The Biggest Travel Blogger Conference Finally comes to the Philippines! @TourismPHL

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I still can’t believe that TBEX has finally come to the Philippines! TBEX–or Travel Blogger Exchange–is the largest gathering of Travel Bloggers in the world.

Ever since I attended TBEX in Athens in 2014, I’ve envisioned bringing the conference to the country. And with the help of Rick of TBEX, the Department of Tourism, and the Tourism Promotions Board, the historic TBEX Asia Philippines is happening this weekend, October 15-16, 2016

We have the world’s top travel bloggers and 400+ other inspiring travel bloggers from North America, Europe, and Asia coming together to learn, network, and party here in Manila.

The Opening VIP Speakers Party was held at Samba, the first authentic Peruvian restaurant in Manila at Shangri-La, The Fort.

Here’s a photo essay of that event…

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Awesome Festivals

Manila Art Festival 2016: A Festival of the Best of Filipino Art!

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Manila Art, is the Philippines longest-running Art Fair and has become a major draw for artists and art lovers from around the globe.  

Now in its 8th year,  and with support from some of the top Filipino Galleries like; Art For Space, Artist Orientis, Bruno Art Group, Gallerie CMG, Gallerie Circa, Legacy Art Gallerie, as well as  International Exhibitors .  This year ManilArt 2016 brings together some of the most breathtaking and thought-provoking pieces from some of the best artists of today.       

This year ManilArt 2016 brings together some of the most breathtaking and thought-provoking pieces from some of the best artists of today.       

(Pictured Above – 'Teachers Pet'  by Artist Jo Balbarona)

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