Manila | FREE Admission at the National Museum of the Philippines

GOOD NEWS TO THOSE “CULTURE VULTURE” PEEPS OUT THERE, AFTER A FEW MONTHS OF RENOVATIONS, BOTH THE BUILDINGS OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE PHILIPPINES ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE PUBLIC! OH, DID I MENTION THAT THE ADMISSION IS FREE FOR THE WHOLE MONTH OF OCTOBER? WELL, YEAH, IT IS. So tag your friends and…

Manila | Lost in Manila?

Last Saturday, my girlfriend and I were supposed to visit the National Museum of the Philippines first thing in the morning, of course after we had our breakfast at Pan de Amerikana. But when we were already in Manila, call it luck or misadventure, we ended up visiting the walled city, Intramuros instead and squandered…

Manila | Inside the Famous Intramuros

My September Lakbay started with an inside jobin Intramuros, Manila. 😛 So before the month ends, I think it’s best for me to share some of the shots I took inside this so-called “walled city”. At the Baluarte De Dilao From what I’ve overheard from a tourist guide, the adobe stones used to build the…

MANILA | Toy Kingdom’s Toy Expo 2012: NOT For Kids Only!

The Toy Kingdom Philippines, one of the many names you could think of when asked about anything toy related, had its first Toy Expo at the SMX Convention Center, Thursday to Sunday, August 23 to 26. It exhibited some of the big names in toy manufacturing industry — there were Lego, Tomica, Greenlight, Matchbox, etc….