February 14 is that day of the year when dating gets a bit more flowery, sweet and cheesy than usual. The Megacity is all romantic with red signs everywhere, special offers and couples walking hand-in-hand through the streets. Valentine's Day is celebrated big time in Manila.
SM Aura Premier in Fort Bonifacio is the first SM Mall in Taguig City, the 13th in Metro Manila and the 47th in the Philippines. The architecture of this mall is a major highlight.
Do you reach for the sky in everything that you do? You should take up quarters in the Gramercy Residences! With 71 storeys and a height of 302 meters, this residential tower in Makati offers the most breathtaking views of Metro Manila.
Century City Mall, opened in February 2014, is a one-billion-peso development in Makati that hosts over 100 tenants on its 17,000 square meter premises.
Vivere Hotel is one of the south’s best hotels. Aside from housing a marvelous sky lounge on its 31st floor, this jewel in the south features 200 elegantly appointed suites and rooms.
Crimson Hotel, located in the southern part of Metro Manila, is deemed as an urban sanctuary. Known for its personalized service and its tranquil atmosphere, the hotel features well-appointed interiors and exudes subdued elegance.
Woodfire Grill Republic is a favorite hang-out place for young professionals and the rising new middle class working in Ortigas.
Manila’s skyline is at its most stunning at sunset and by nighttime, the flickering lights around the Megacity can be quite beautiful too. This makes dining in sky bars and restaurants one of the best things to do while you are in Manila.
Hong Kong is a popular New Year's destination among Manila's Megacitizens, be it because of its beautiful fireworks display over the harbor or just to flee Manila's New Year's spectacle with its unregulated and often dangerous use of firecrackers.
Since its opening in 1996, Top of the Citi is without doubt one of the “High-End”-restaurants of Metro Manila. The menu is as spectacular as the views.
The U.S. Independence Day on July 4 is always commemorated as the Day of Filipino American Friendship in the Philippines. American expat organizations invite Americans, Filipinos, and all other nationalities to celebrate together on the weekend.
There are few green spots in the concrete jungle of Ortigas, but if you want to have a snack, coffee or dinner in a garden-like environment, you can always go to Bistro Vignette.
With a daily happy hour and an outdoor terrace facing the Ayala Triangle Park, Terraz is the perfect place to have a relaxing after-work drink.
Sky Garden is a laid back bar and restaurant, located on the grasscovered rooftop of a three-story building right at the bay.
The rolling restos of Cucina Andare are back! Since April 4, 2014, the food trucks are serving their specialties on the rooftop of The Link, a retail building and car park in the heart of Makati.
Dining at greater heights and watching the sun setting in the cityscape are one of the many things that diners love about Vivere Hotel's The Nest, formerly known as Skylounge.
Once an abandoned warehouse by the shores of Manila Bay, this place is now one of the first addresses for great seafood and romantic evenings near Roxas Boulevard.