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#Philippines, #Travel

ANYA RESORT TAGAYTAY: Hidden Escape in the South @anyaresorttagaytay

I’ve lived in the South for my whole life and while I revel in the slow-paced life here compared to the Metro, there are still days when I long for a change of scenery but without having to go far or take the expressway. Tagaytay is always a viable option, but the weekend crowd these days just makes me dread going there. Thanks to a recent media invite, I discovered Anya Resort – a hidden gem in Tagaytay.

Anya Resort Tagaytay is owned by Roxaco Land Corp., the same group behind Fuego Hotels & Properties. Located far from the main highways of Tagaytay, Anya is highly secluded thereby giving utmost privacy and peacefulness.

Here’s my experience at Anya Resort Tagaytay during their first anniversary…

Anya Resort Tagaytay
Buenavista Ave., Tolentino West, Tagaytay, Cavite
Telephone: +63 2 657 1640
Email[email protected]
Facebook: Anya Resort & Residences
Twitter: @AnyaResorts
Instagram: @anyaresorttagaytay
Websitehttps://anyaresorts.com

Check out low Anya Resort Tagaytay and availability from Booking.com/OurAwesomePlanet.

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#Philippines, Food

EDEN FOOD HALL: A Guide to BGC’s Only 24-hour Food Hall (What to Order + Prices)

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Eden Food Hall is a 24-hour food court located at Bonifacio Global City. Eden provides diners with choices from local cuisine represented by the humble lugaw, to international favorites like the Bakmi Goreng and Takoyaki.

There are a total of 11 food stalls to choose from, and it can get overwhelming deciding where and what to order. Here are our top picks for each stall at Eden:

EDEN FOOD HALL
Address: 32nd & 5th, 32nd St, Taguig, Metro Manila (across St. Luke’s)
Open 24 hours from Monday to Saturday
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: Eden Food Hall
Instagram: @edenfoodhall

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#Philippines

DO YOU DARE: Manila’s First Live Game Show Room Experience! @BreakoutPH

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Have you ever wanted to be on a Game Show? The owners of BREAKOUT PH in Manila bet you have.

And now, you can play some of your favorites in their new concept DO YOU DARE, the country’s first game show experience! Battle your friends, family or co-workers and go head to head in this ridiculously fun challenge of skill and luck.

Here’s what to expect when you play Do You Dare…

DO YOU DARE: A GAME SHOW ROOM EXPERIENCE
Paragon Plaza Ground floor Reliance St., corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila 1550
Email[email protected]
Instagram@breakoutph
Twitter@breakoutph
Facebookdoyoudare
Websitewww.breakout.com.ph/doyoudare.php

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#Philippines

NEGROS TRADE FAIR 2018: Features The Best of Negros Island!

The Negros Trade Fair is one of the much-awaited and longest-running provincial trade fair held annually in Metro Manila since 1985.

This year’s theme will pay tribute to the sugar industry through encouraging its exhibitors to make use of sugar, its components, as inspiration for their new product innovations.

Get ready to see, taste, and feel Negros at the 33rd Negros Trade Fair: Sugar, Spice, & Everything Nice. Find the island’s best cuisines from the famous chicken inasal, sugary sweets and pasalubong goodies that Negros is known for. Buy handcrafted and distinctive lamps, paintings and other home accessories, furniture, fashion accessories, bags for all lifestyles, and natural and organic products, among others.

Here’s a photo essay of what to expect on the event which will run from September 26 – 30, 2018 at the Glorietta Activity Center, Makati City.

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33rd Negros Trade Fair
Glorietta Activity Center
September 26-30, 2018
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.negrostradefair.com
Mobile: +639175274881
Landline: (034) 434 1000
Facebook: negrostradefair 

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#Philippines

OKTOBERFEST MANILA 2018: Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest!

Oktoberfest Solaire

Eat, drink, and be merry at the biggest most authentic Oktoberfest in the Philippines!

We suggest you mark your calendars on the October 4 – 6 (Thursday-Saturday) as The German Club and Solaire celebrates the 80th anniversary for the Oktoberfest.

Oktoberfest Solaire

Find the same free-flowing German beer, traditional Bavarian food prepared by Solaire’s German chef – sausages, pretzels, schnitzel, and many more! A 12-man German band called Bavarian Sound Express will be flying in from Germany as well as a German host and waitresses.

Here’s a short list of what to expect…

GERMAN CLUB MANILA’S 80TH OKTOBERFEST AT SOLAIRE
( October 4 – 6, 2018 )
Solaire Oktoberfest Tent, Entertainment City, 1 Aseana Ave., Parañaque, 1701 Metro Manila
Facebook: german.club.manila.philippines
Website: www.oktoberfest-manila.ph/

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#Philippines, #Restaurants, Tagaytay

NANAY CIRILAS’ Kapeng Barako: The Best Local Restaurant in Tagaytay? (A Review)

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We are always on the look out for first places to bring our balikbayan friends to eat in Tagaytay.

Sometimes, we would search TripAdvisor to cross-check recommendations. We were surprised to find that Nanay Cirilas’ Kapeng Barako is a highly rated private dining, local cuisine restaurant destination.

We were skeptical about the reviews but decided to book, pre-order and risk to dine first time with our guest.

Here’s what we think of Nanay Cirilas’ Kapeng Barako restaurant…

 

NANAY CIRILAS’ KAPENG BARAKO
Mayor’s Drive, Tagaytay City
Operating Hours: Monday-Sunday, 8:00am-8:00pm
Mobile: +63 922 291-3869
Email: [email protected]
FacebookNanay Cirilas’ Kapeng Barako
Instagram@nanaycirilas
Website: http://www.nanaycirilas.com

(Note: STRICT RESERVATIONS & PRE-ORDER of food selection 6-24 hours prior to appointed time is required!)

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#Hotels, #Philippines, #Travel, Food, Siargao

Siargao Bleu

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Siargao Bleu, by far, is one of the better resorts we had the pleasure of staying in.  The unique design and architecture perfectly encapsulate, the laid-back provincial feel of the entire island.  And while it’s the only Triple-A resort in Siargao, the establishment doesn’t come off as too bourgie or high-class.

Perfect for a romantic getaway or with a small group of family or friends, Siargao Bleu is for people who love the island life and, at the same time, know how to relax in style.

 

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Located at the heart of Siargao and minutes away from Cloud 9 Surfing, the resort draws guests from all around the world.

Surfing season is the busiest time in  Siargao and the resort is typically booked.  The popularity of Siargao Bleu makes it one of the most frequented resorts on the island so booking ahead of time is recommended.

Siargao Bleu Resort & Spa
Tourism Rd, General Luna,
Surigao del Norte
Philippines
Phone: +63 917 772-4188
Email: [email protected]
Web: siargaobleu.com.ph
Facebook: @siargaobleu
Instagram: siargaobleu

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#Hotels, #Philippines, #Restaurants, Staycation, Tagaytay

Qiwellness: 10-Course Yin Yang and Guest House Escape!

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Qiwellness is a secret Chinese-inspired Teahouse, Bathhouse, and Guesthouse in Tagaytay.  Designed by Budji+Royal, it’s a place for couples to celebrate special milestones or for close friends to party in an intimate setting.

We recently tried their first ever 10-course Yin Yang degustation at the Tea House and their Guest House Escape experience to celebrate 15 wonderful years together as a couple.

Here’s what to expect.  Plus, some tips in planning your own Qiwellness celebration…

Qiwellness Living
Aguinaldo Highway, Brgy. Maharlika East, Tagaytay City, Philippines
Mobile: +63 917 522-6969
Email: [email protected]
Instagram: @qiwellnessliving
Facebook: Qi Wellness Living
Websitehttp://qiwellnessliving.ph/

For inquiries or reservations for The Teahouse (dining), The Bathhouse (spa) or The Guesthouse (overnight accommodation), please email [email protected]

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

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#Hotels, #Philippines, Iloilo

HUNI SICOGON: What to Expect @hunisicogon ? (First Look)

Huni Sicogon is Ayala Land’s latest venture in Western Visayas. Just opened this July 2018, it is a 52-key, 2-storey boutique resort located at Sicogon Tourism Estate.

Sicogon Island is located on the northernmost part of Iloilo, under the municipality of Carles. This island has remained under the radar for the past few years, especially after Yolanda hit and brought casualty to the locals and their livelihood. Ayala is set to turn the island into a tourism estate, much like Lio El Nido.

I had the privilege to be one of the first few to visit the resort in its first week. Here’s what you can expect at Huni:

Huni Sicogon
Brgy. San Fernando, Sicogon Island, Carles, Iloilo, Philippines 5019
Tel: +63 917 827 0445
Facebook: Huni Sicogon Resort
Instagram: @hunisicogon
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.huniresorts.com/

Check out low Huni Sicogon rates and availability from Booking and Agoda.

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