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Washington Sycip Garden of Native Trees (2) "/var/ezdemo_site/storage/images/media/manila/images-manila/mashup-and-event-pictures/washington-sycip-garden-of-native-trees-2/2391750-1-eng-GB/Washington-Sycip-Garden-of-Native-Trees-2_zoom_image.jpg" 2000 1015 Washington Sycip Garden of Native Trees (2)

The first truly rainy days have been experienced in Manila and the Philippines, so the Megacitizens-Team decided to officially call an end to the summer with its "Summer is Over" Stammtisch.
Megacitizens shared their experiences of the Megacity, so read on which highlights were discussed and secret locations were spilled!

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At least for all the students in Manila, summer is finally over. The rest might still enjoy a couple more weeks before the rainy season is closing its grip around the city. In order to not let that get to you, we would like to tell you about the newly founded McKinley Hill HotDot, the Diamond Hotel, Online Shopping in the Philippines and so much more.
Equipped with those information, you can sustain any rainy season!

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Summer is on full approach! This is why we would like to share with you some of the best ideas of what to do with that amazing time of the year. From Hundred Islands Park to Seoul, we got to all covered for you. And if you want to spend some time in a fancy hotel or gamble some money away, don't worry: City of Dreams has just been covered by our team. So, enjoy the summer and ... sweet dreams!

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It's summer and Easter time, best time of the year for vacations, getaways and get-togethers with the beloved. For that reason, the Megacitizens-Team presents you the hottest findings on what to do during this year's summer!

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Now that Valentine's Day and Chinese New Year are over, the team took its time to prepare and present issues of daily life for experts, families and couples. Check it out!

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Let us start the new year with showing you how to get around in the Philippines and where to go for a quick respite from the city's hullaballoo. The January newsletter features lifestyle malls and other nearby leisure destinations as well as important means of transportation.

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This year is almost over, time to reflect the 2014 events and plan ahead for 2015. We wish you a happy and successful start of the new year!

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The Christmas frenzy has finally arrived in the Megacity, even the last person has heard every jingle and many festivities and spectacular shows are already ongoing. The joy of the the Christmas season and excitement about the Pope's visit in January only came to a short halt, when Typhoon Ruby/Hagupit hit the country.

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October with its many events and holidays is a first step towards the Christmas frenzy in the Megacity. We took a step back and covered for you many aspects of the Philippine business sector, from international brands to useful guides on how to set up your own business in Manila.

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The 'Ber months have started! As everyone is preparing for Christmas, we would like you to take a step back and look at the amazing events that are still bound to happen before it turns December. Luneta Hotel fully operational, H&M shopping finally opening in the Megacity and the long-awaited German beer fest taking place - the 'Ber months have more to offer than just Christmas songs and sweets. Check it out!

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From old China Town to the new Century City, from comfort rooms to cabs: shows you Manila in all its aspects.

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The last four weeks have made us aware again of the impact that the rainy season has on the life in the Megacity - and what precautions should be taken.

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The last four weeks have been all about Floods and FIFA. As usual, the rainy season in Manila began with the first days of June. Megacitizens however will always be prepared, reading through our rainy season articles. At roughly the same time, one of the largest sports events took place on the other side of the Pacific Ocean: The Football World Cup.

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Newcomers in Manila have a lot to discover - and to learn. Here is where to apply for visa extensions and phone card replacements, where to get the best movie experience and the most original souvenirs, and where to meet interesting people.

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Online communities, cheap intercontinental flights, an aid agency without borders, and a sports event that generated buzz around the world: April showed that we truly live in a global village.

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The last four weeks were all about International fairs and transportation. 

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Chinese New Year, Valentine's and a record-breaking mall extension - the last month has been pretty exciting!

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Last month was clearly dominated by Christmas, New Year's Eve and the preperation for Chinese New Year. But he Megacitizens-Team also found time to feature some interesting HotSpots.

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November was all about the holiday season and the celebrations it involves.

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Manila stands for recreation for body and soul. In our November Newsletter, we would like to present to you various ways of enjoying a laid-back life in the Megacity.

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October was all about life in the big city, from traffic to family celebrations and volunteer work.

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The month of August was clearly dominated by the rainy season and with it the worst flooding of this year.

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It was the month of Local Life! Megacitizens experienced so much of the local Philippine life that it made it to our trending topic.

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The month of June was the month of friendship, communities and get-togethers. Our July newsletter catches the most important events and news which highlighted the vital importance for friendships, communities and networks.

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Our first newsletter deals with life in the Philippines between national elections and Stammtisch! Surely, a Stammtisch is a very good place to discuss politics and elections. Not so for us, as the Megacitizens in Manila discussed the more basic needs and the joy of local life.