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Windows By The Bay at Hotel Jen Manila is Now Open

Windows by the Bay at Hotel Jen Manila

In the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city, experience Windows By The Bay at Hotel Jen Manila. In his opening remarks during the opening, hotel General Manager Edward Kollmer said, “Calming, breathtaking, inspiring, and magical. These are the moods that we want our guests to experience by the moment they enter Windows By The Bay.” He was joined by Ms. Kitchie Benedicto-Paulino, Chairman/CEO of New Riviera Hotel Development Corp. and Ms. Pia de Leon Ongsiako, Chief Operating Officer of New Riviera Hotel Development Corp. together with Ms. Earth 2015 Ms. Angelia Ong. Partners were delighted as Hotel Jen Manila’s Executive Chef Dirk Fiedler served his appetizing nibbles. Everyone in attendance enjoyed the free-flowing light bite creations of pizza puffs and meat feast consisting of salami, parma ham, smoked ham, olives and cornichons perfectly paired with wines and cocktails At Windows By The Bay, you can just sit ...

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Summer at Aquaria Beach Resort

The Entrance at Aquaria Beach Resort

As I was packing up to check out from the hotel I stayed over the weekend when a message popped out on my phone asking me if I’m available the next day to an out-of-town getaway to Batangas. I love the beach and so I immediately agreed to it. The weather is really getting warmer and having missed the pool on my staycation, I’m looking forward to start summer at Aquaria Beach Resort in Calatagan, Batangas. So on a Monday morning, I braved the MRT shuffle to get to our meetup point in Makati. I’m glad I did. Read up to know why. It was raining in the city but I’m not concerned at all. I know I’m going to enjoy the beach, rain or shine. But the sun smiled on us and gave us a good weather. Upon arrival at Aquaria Beach, we were greeted with a cold towel and a bottle ...

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Vamos A Malolos – Tracing the Roots of Philippine Republic

Vamos A Malolos. In English, it means “Le’ts go to Malolos” and so I did on the 15th of December, a rainy Monday, along with the rest of the invited media representatives. While on the bus, I was given an introduction of Malolos through the brochure that was distributed to everyone, and through a movie about the women of Malolos playing on DVD as we traverse NLEX. In between, our tour guide would inject information reinforcing what I was just reading, and/or watching. Not to say that I dislike history, it’s just that those bits and pieces I learned in school was somehow lost in my memory. But suddenly, I began to appreciate the stories and history unfolding in my mind. My interest in Malolos grew as we approach our destination. Malolos has a huge part of the Philippine history. During the Spanish colonization, residents participated in the revolution. The ...

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Sky Ranch Pampanga Amusement Park Now Open

Sky Ranch Pampanga Ferris Wheel

Sky Ranch Pampanga Amusement Park is now open to the public. I was able to cover the media launch on the last week of November and was able to experience first hand how fun it could be for the whole family. If my memory serves me right, this is the 2nd Sky Ranch amusement park in the country, the first being the one in Tagaytay. I’ve only passed by it the few times I’ve been to the area and never had the chance to explore it. So the invitation to Pampanga was a welcome opportunity. Sky Ranch Pampanga is just beside SM City Pampanga. We left Quezon City after lunch and was at the venue in a little over an hour. We waited for the blessing for the entire theme park to open. After all formalities, we were able to roam the entire place. The theme park in Pampanga is ...

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Skyscanner Shares 5 Booking Tips for Filipinos

5 Top Destinations for Filipinos

Skyscanner shares 5 booking tips for Filipinos when traveling to the 5 top overseas destinations — China, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand and Singapore. Thanks to budget airlines, traveling overseas became very popular in the country. What the rich are able to do several years back is now possible even for ordinary people. Skyscanner’s booking tips is very timely for 2014 as everyone plot their next travel itinerary especially with the release of the Philippine holidays for this year. To maximize the budget, we are always on the look out for seat sale which requires booking in advance. But even when there is no sale, it is apparently possible to save on airline fare when booking is done early. Here are the 5 booking tips for us Filipinos for the top 5 outbound destinations: China – Save as much as Php7,000 per flight when booking is done 28 weeks in advance. That’s ...

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