The Columns is home to may Megacitizens but the area is also frequented by non-residents because of its restaurants. This includes Kopiroti, New Bombay, Joey Pepperoni among others. It is also home to one Bank of the Philippine Islands branch.
You will hardly find a book lover in Manila who does not as well love the Fully Booked branch in Bonifacio High Street, the biggest book store in the country.
'While someone in England 'gave' me my nickname, Starbucks Manila forced me to use it and the Philippines made me embrace it!'