#Philippines, #Restaurants, Food

Resorts World Manila celebrates PH’s First Truffle Festival

 Truffle, a highly-sought after ingredient in the culinary world, takes the spotlight for Resorts World Manila’s (RWM) annual gastronomic celebration. Since 2015, RWM has chosen a culinary ingredient to highlight every September, to explore and expand the ways it can be enjoyed.

2015 was the year of the chocolate; in 2016, the year of the Matcha, and last year was Coconut. Participating Newport Mall and Resorts World Manila’s restaurants have prepared a line of truffle dishes for both first-timers and seasoned truffle lovers.

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#Travel, Czech Republic, Prague

How to Prague? (Travel Guide)

Your Last Minute Food & Travel Guide to Prague, Czech Republic

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Prague is a city with stunning preserved historical architecture known for its Prague Castle that’s the largest castle complex in the world and the pedestrian Charles Bridge that crosses the Vltava river, with statues of important people in the history of the city.

We spent about 6 days exploring the city after attending Travel Blogger Exchange in Ostrava. We can’t find a guide that explains the food scene and how to’s of navigating the city and discerning what’s touristy and what’s local. Most of the information is from backpackers and bucket list travellers who just want to check  the city off their list.

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Here are our insights, learnings from mistakes and last minute food and travel guide to the City of Prague, Czech Republic (or Czechia).

HOW TO PRAGUE

I. GOING AROUND PRAGUE
II. CHARLES BRIDGE STRATEGY (BEST PRACTICE)
III. CONQUERING & SURVIVING THE PRAGUE CASTLE
IV. OLD TOWN (Prague 1) ✔ AND WHERE TO EAT?
V. THE HIP KARLIN NEIGHBORHOOD (Prague 8)

Google Map list: https://awesm.pl/howtoprague

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#Restaurants

Flatiron 1771: Inexpensive American Fare in Uptown Mall BGC

Flatiron 1771, an American-centric restaurant takes its inspiration from the iconic Flatiron building of New York. Bringing the lifestyle to Filipinos, the restaurant carefully curates dishes that bring the New York experience to the table. New York is home to people from various cultures and lifestyles whose lives intertwine harmoniously.

After their renovation early this year, Flatiron 1771 has also made some changes to their menu. A new assortment of small plates and signature cocktails that reflect the melting pot culture of New York have been added to the menu.

Here’s what I loved at Flatiron 1771…

Flatiron 1771
Ground Floor, Uptown Place Mall, 36th Street Corner, 9th Ave., Taguig, Metro Manila
Operating Hours: 11AM – 10PM
Telephone: +632 802 5458 / +63 917-8544-540
Facebook: Flatiron 1771 Restaurant & Bar
Instagram: @flatiron.ph
Websitehttp://www.flatiron.phRead more

#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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#Restaurants

Seascape Village Market: The Best & Cleanest Paluto Market in Manila?!

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Seascape Village is a mixed-use coastal development in the Manila Bay area, which opened its first phase of the seaside mall. The first phase focuses on Seafood Paluto Market and a variety of dining options while the succeeding phases will feature a spa resort, art and lifestyle cafe, man-made beach and a 9-story, 250-room hotel with infinity villas.

This is the place to be if you are craving for paluto seaside market food or if you want to treat your balikbayan friends to a good Manila seafood meal. You won’t miss its location between Sofitel and the Manila Film Center within the CCP Complex.

Here’s how to organize your own Seaside Village Market experience…

Seascape Village
Seascape Village, CCP Complex, Manila Bay (Beside Sofitel)
Email: [email protected]
Instagram: @seascapevillage_philippines
Telephone: +632 869 7452
Facebook: Seascape Village PH

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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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#Hotels, Taiwan

amba Taipei Hotel: Why It’s the Place to Stay in Fun Taipei!

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amba Hotel is a homegrown hip business hotel that inspires creativity among local artists, promotes Taiwanese culture through local products and local eats and, most importantly, provides fast wifi connectivity.

There are three amba Hotel locations in Taipei—Ximending, Zhongshan and Songshan. You can hop from one location to another to experience the different neighborhoods of Taipei.

We all agree that this is the best place to stay in fun Taipei. Here’s why…

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#Restaurants

HACIENDA Comida Y Cocteles: Authentic Mexican Resto in BGC? (A Review)

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HACIENDA MANILA is a Mexican restaurant and bar by Steve Mills (of Don Papa fame) with food and recipes by Mexican Chef Francisco.

Most people would go here for their margarita and guarantee of only serving 100% agave tequila. They say this former Casa Marcos corner location is a bit unlucky and people hate the Burgos circle because of the lack of parking options.

Most people have never been to Mexico and understand what authentic Mexican food tastes like. I still have OAXACA on my foodie bucket list.

The food here is more authentic and way cheaper than Chino MNL. Here’s what we think of Hacienda Manila…

Hacienda Manila
F121 Forbestown Road, Forbeswood Heights Retail, Bonifacio Global City
Operating hours: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm daily
Telephone: +632 625-4727
Email[email protected]
Facebook: hacienda comida y cocteles
Instagram: @haciendamanila
Website: http://haciendamanila.com
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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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