French

Bottles of Wine "/var/ezdemo_site/storage/images/media/manila/images-manila/unnamed-untagged/bottles-of-wine2/37078-1-eng-GB/Bottles-of-Wine_zoom_image.jpg" 2000 1124 Bottles of Wine

Eating and Drinking like home? At least if you are coming from Europe or Northern America, this promise can be fulfilled. As shown in our HotSpot section, there are a lot of good restaurants featuring international cuisine. Even if you don't like to go out, you can have a more Western lunch or dinner.

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Rice is the Philippines' all-day basic food, even for breakfast making it difficult to find fresh bread right at the next street corner. This can make it hard for Megacitizens from countries like Germany, Switzerland, and France to get up in the morning. But don't fret because there are actually several bakery chains that provide Metro Manila with delicious whole grain breads, baguettes, and other baked goods.

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There are several international high schools which offer internationally recognized International Baccalaureate Programme (IB) and/or Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). Take a look at our list of international high schools here. 

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Looking for a good kindergarten for your toddler? There are a lot of good kindergartens in the Megacity that adhere to international standards and have English-speaking teachers. Take a look at our guide.

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Looking for a good school for the kids? Metro Manila has a number of internationally-accredited schools to choose from. Whether you are looking for a good kindergarten or a reputable elementary school, the Megacity has several options for you.

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The French Chamber of Commerce promotes French business interests in the Philippines and likewise the Philippines in France. Formed in 1988, Le Club FCC is composed of French and French-speaking executives and of businessmen with ties to France or French companies.

8th International Silent Film Festival Manila 2014 "/var/ezdemo_site/storage/images/media/manila/images-manila/mashup-and-event-pictures/8th-international-silent-film-festival-manila-2014/1372665-1-eng-GB/8th-International-Silent-Film-Festival-Manila-2014_zoom_image.png" 600 308 8th International Silent Film Festival Manila 2014

The International Silent Film Festival will once again show how pictures and music are enough to tell great stories in film. The festival at Shang Cineplex features seven silent movies from three continents, most of them from the early decades of film making. Philippine and international musicians are taking care of the live soundtrack. 

French Film Festival Manila 2014 "/var/ezdemo_site/storage/images/media/manila/images-manila/mashup-and-event-pictures/french-film-festival-manila-2014/1199914-1-eng-GB/French-Film-Festival-Manila-2014_zoom_image.jpg" 510 295 French Film Festival Manila 2014

For almost two decades now, the French Embassy, Alliance Française, and Institut Français have been bringing the best of French Cinema to Manila. It is getting passionate at this year's French Film Festival, with most of the movies centered on stories of complicated and/or unlikely relationships.

Le Cafe Curieux "/var/ezdemo_site/storage/images/media/manila/images-manila/hotspots/pictures-jupiter-burgos-kalayaan/le-cafe-curieux2/1556788-1-eng-GB/Le-Cafe-Curieux_zoom_image.jpg" 2000 1015 Le Cafe Curieux

Expats from France love this place, and they have every reason to do so. At Le Café Curieux you'll find everything you would expect from French savoir vivre: delicious food, great drinks, art, music, a cozy bar and a beautiful garden café.

City Kart Racing "/var/ezdemo_site/storage/images/media/manila/images-manila/misc/city-kart-racing/city-kart-racing13/1471574-1-eng-GB/City-Kart-Racing_zoom_image.jpg" 2000 1015 City Kart Racing

French national and long-time Metro Manila resident Jean-Marc Freihuber, founder of City Kart Racing in Circuit Makati, tells Megacitizens.com how upset he was the first time he saw Boracay, the moment he fell in love with Bohol, the time he found the love of his life, and when he decided the Philippines felt home, and will always feel home, to him.

Fete Nationale "/var/ezdemo_site/storage/images/media/manila/images-manila/mashup-and-event-pictures/fete-nationale/1294339-1-eng-GB/Fete-Nationale_zoom_image.jpg" 2000 997 Fete Nationale

The French Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (Le Club FCC) is inviting members and non-members to celebrate the French National Day together on July 14. 

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The Fete de la Musique is celebrating its 20th anniversary in the Philippines this year - and it is going to be a big party, with dozens of bands on several stages in Makati, Manila, and Cebu City.

French National Day "/var/ezdemo_site/storage/images/media/manila/images-manila/hotspots/pictures-jupiter-burgos-kalayaan/french-national-day/394398-1-eng-GB/French-National-Day_zoom_image.jpg" 888 426 French National Day

The café near Burgos Street is the perfect place in Manila to celebrate the National Day of France, not only for French citoyens.

Säntis Delicatessen Store "/var/ezdemo_site/storage/images/media/manila/images-manila/unnamed-untagged/saentis-delicatessen-store/37138-1-eng-GB/Saentis-Delicatessen-Store_zoom_image.jpg" 2000 1124 Säntis Delicatessen Store

Werdenberg International’s Säntis Delicatessen is one of the go-to places for many Europeans in the Philippines. The high end shop sells great tasting food products usually not available in the country – at least not in one convenient venue.

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