Love the outdoors? You can bike, swim, get on a boat, camp, go horseback riding, go fishing, or play paintball at La Mesa Eco Park in Quezon City.
Doing the groceries in Manila means visiting either one of the supermarkets inside the shopping malls or going to a stand-alone one equally big. There are also smaller grocery stores in Metro Manila that serve villages and communities in the area. These grocery stores usually have basic items in their inventory. However, if you want to buy imported goods because you miss having them, going to one of the following supermarkets is probably the best idea.
Are you ready for 2016? If you are spending the year in Manila and in different parts of the Philippines, take a look at the holidays, festivals, events, and concerts coming to the country this year.
Pasig Rainforest Park rebranded as Rainforest Adventure Experience (RAVE) has something for Megacitizens who love extreme sports and those who just want a respite from the busy streets of the metro.
Flower Power in Baguio! Every February, the Philippine "summer capital" holds the Blooming Flower Festival "Panagbenga" to honor the city's floral treasures. One highlight are the parades and competitions of flower-clad floats, street dancers and marching bands along the main streets.
Valentine's Day is peak season for the dozens of flower sellers at the Dangwa Flower Market in Manila. Husbands, boyfriends and suitors arrive from all over the Megacity to find something nice for their loved ones, from individual roses to lush bouquets. The often long journey is worth it. Although prices rise steeply ahead of Valentine's, fresh flowers are still much cheaper here than in other parts of Manila.