#Philippines, Staycation

SEDA Vertis North: Guide to the Best Staycation in Quezon City?!

Here’s how to plan the best staycation in Quezon City in one of the most loved Filipino hotel brands – SEDA Vertis North.

This is perfect for those families who live in the south and who would like to explore Quezon City. If you are attending a wedding or special occasion in the QC area, this is a good interim place to call home during the duration of the event. Or if you simply want to feel the vibe of the city, and be at home away from home.

WELCOME TO SEDA VERTIS NORTH

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SEDA Vertis North is the first large-format hotel of this leading Filipino homegrown Hospitality Brand with 438 rooms and a 700-sqm ballroom.

SEDA VERTIS NORTH
Astra Corner Lux Drives, Vertis North Quezon City, 1105
Telephone: +632 739-8888
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: @sedavertisnorth
Instagram: @sedahotels
Websitehttp://www.sedahotels.com/vertis/

Book low Seda Vertis North rates and availability via Booking.com and Agoda.

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We love the luxurious space of the lobby, which is double the size of usual hotel lobbies.

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It has high ceilings, an e-lounge with wooden communal table, and a showcase of iconic pieces of global Pinoy furniture designers Kenneth Cobonpue and Vito Selma and sculptress Ann Pamintuan.Read more

#Restaurants

NARA THAI: Finally, Legit Thai Food in Manila?!

NARA is a well-loved Thai restaurant and voted as the best Thai Cuisine place in Bangkok, finally opened in Manila after branches in Hong Kong, Myanmar, Taipei, and Mumbai.

The restaurant was founded in 2003 by female entrepreneurs and it is just fitting that it is franchised by a Filipina entrepreneur, Sheila Romero of Roku Sushi and Ramen, and Sushi Nori.

The restaurant name “Nara” is a tribute to one of its founders, Narawadee Srikarnchana.

Thai food lovers rejoice and here are some tips and what to order before you go…

NARA THAI CUISINE
3F SM Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong, Philippines
Facebook: @narathai.ph
Instagram: @narathaiph
Telephone: +63 945 476 9643
Websitehttps://www.naracuisine.com/

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#Travel, South Korea

The Ultimate Guide to Seoul in South Korea ??

Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is arguably one of the most popular destinations for young Filipinos.

One reason could be because of the growing popularity of “K-pop” and “k-drama” in the Philippines.

Coupled with that, the city is packed with countless sites to visit– from old heritage temples to modern shopping districts, Seoul is a city that has a little bit of everything from old to new.

But with a variety of places to visit in a matter of days, it can be difficult to fit many activities in one trip.

But lucky for you, we’ve curated a list of the best places to stay, shop, eat and visit in Seoul so you can get the most out of your stay!

South Korea Guide (2018 Blog Series)
 South Korea Day Trip: Nami Island, Petite France and Morning Calm Garden!
 Trout Festival at the Winter Wonderland in Pyeongchang, South Korea
 
Winter Korea: Here is what it’s like to go skiing in South Korea!

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#Travel, South Korea

South Korea Day Trip: Nami Island, Petite France and Morning Calm Garden!

South Korea is a country that has a little bit of everything, from sprawling tech-savvy metropolis to the beautiful scenic countryside.

Located just 2 hours away from Seoul, Gapyeong County is a rural province in South which is the home of 3 of the most famous and picturesque destinations in the country.

A place that has been attracting a lot of Korean drama fans because some of the iconic scenes from famous K-dramas were shot here.

Whether you are a K-drama fan or not, this place is perfect for everyone to enjoy! Join me as we visit 3 of the most famous destinations in Gapyeong in 1 day!

South Korea Guide (2018 Blog Series)
 Ultimate Guide to Seoul, South Korea!
 Winter Korea: Here is what it’s like to go skiing in South Korea!
 Trout Festival at the Winter Wonderland in Pyeongchang, South Korea

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#Restaurants

Dinner in the Sky Philippines – Is it Worth It?

DINNER IN THE SKY Philippines is a Belguim-based novelty dining service where a 22-seater dining bar with roller coaster-like seats is hoisted 150 feet off into the air along Manila Bay. This instagrammable and unusual culinary thrill is made possible by MMI LIVE, in partnership with Malaysian-based DITS Asia and Solaire Resort & Casino.

This ₱10,000 dining experience in Manila, which is equivalent to dining in the Michelin-starred The Ledbury in London or eating at Enigma, considered as El Bulli 2.0, in Barcelona.

Is it worth it?

Yes and No depends on where you are seated, the time, the chef, the menu, and the group you’re with. Definitely, you have to go for it!

Here are tips on how to make your DITS worth it and memorable:

Related post: EATSplorations |  Dinner in the Sky Philippines – Solaire Resort

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#Travel, China

Yunnan, China: KUNMING, The City of Eternal Spring!

Kunming Province of Yunnan, known as the City of Eternal Spring, is regarded as China’s most livable city because of its diversity in food, culture and of course its year-long favorable climate.

It is also one of the most laid-back provinces in China you can visit, perfect for travelers who like to kick it back and for families that would like to experience a different kind of China.

Here are my learnings on the best discoveries and travel tips for your awesome Kunming China experience!

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Manila Life

2018 Family Easter Activities in Manila!

Hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on its way! And the Easter bunny is here to bring fun and countless holiday memories you can celebrate with your kids from brunches, staycations, making chocolates and even joining a fun Easter egg hunt.

Here are some fun ideas in Manila where you can celebrate this special holiday together as a family…

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#Travel, South Korea

Trout Festival at the Winter Wonderland ? Pyeongchang, South Korea

The Pyeongchang Trout Festival is a seasonal festival that takes place during winter in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

This year, Pyeongchang marks a ceremonial milestone as it celebrates the trout festival alongside the 2018 Winter Olympics, where most of the sports venues are located.

During the festival, visitors can experience and enjoy a variety of programs and activities aside from the traditional trout ice fishing.

South Korea Guide (2018 Blog Series)
 Ultimate Guide to Seoul, South Korea!
• Winter Korea: Here is what it’s like to go skiing in South Korea!
 
South Korea Day Trip: Nami Island, Petite France and Morning Calm Garden!

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#Travel, South Korea

Winter Korea: Here’s what it’s like to go skiing in South Korea!

South Korea is probably one of the most sought-after destinations for a lot young Filipinos during this time of the year.

In fact, most Filipinos who go to South Korea often go there not just to experience snow, but also to shop, eat, and to live out their K-pop dreams.

On TV, we see Korea as a very modern and urbanized country, but it is actually mostly surrounded by snow-covered mountain ranges.

It’s one of the few places in Asia where you can go skiing during the day and be back in the city by night to shop, dine, or even party.

 

South Korea Guide (2018 Blog Series)
 Ultimate Guide to Seoul, South Korea!
• Trout Festival at the Winter Wonderland in Pyeongchang, South Korea
 
South Korea Day Trip: Nami Island, Petite France and Morning Calm Garden!

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#Travel, Taiwan

TAIWAN’S ADDICTION AQUATIC DEVELOPMENT: Where to Eat Seafood in Taiwan?

Calling all seafood lovers!

Find all your favorite seafood from around the world–lobsters from South Africa, horsehair crabs from Hokkaido, oysters from France, abalone from Australia, and even king crabs from Norway–all in under one roof!

Taiwan’s Addiction Aquatic Development (AAD) is a massive structure housing fresh seafood and aquamarine products. The chic and upscale market has a collection of themed eateries ranging from stand-up sushi bars, seafood hot pots, and oyster & wine bars, to outdoor grills, very affordable food kiosks, and even take-out sushi.

Their concept is to remove the middleman and to deal directly with consumers, providing reasonably priced seafood.

Here’s what to expect when you visit the Addiction Aquatic Development complex…

ADDICTION AQUATIC DEVELOPMENT
台北市民族東路410巷2弄18號
No.18, Aly. 2, Ln. 410, Minzu E. Rd., Zhongshan Dist., Taipei City.
Hours of Operation: 06:00 to 24:00
TEL. 886-2-2508-1268 FAX. 886-2-2508-0268
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.addiction.com.tw

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