Tag Archives: Manila

Gourmandise Patisserie in Serendra

The Gourmandise Patisserie in Serendra

The Gourmandise Patisserie is a shop in Serendra that sells a wide variety of eclairs.  Eclairs are quite like donuts but with oblong shape filled with cream.  The Parisian theme caught my attention and I had to get a photo of the shop.  I haven't tried any of their products but it is definitely on ...

Cute hotdog stand at the mall

The cute hotdog stand at Robinson

Today's photo is from Makati, Philippines - a cute hotdog stand at Robinson's Galleria Mall.  While walking around the mall, I saw this cute hotdog stand and took a photo.  The hotdog brand is Pure Foods, TenderJuicy which is a very popular hotdog brand in the Philippines.  I have actually eaten it so many times, ...

Mogu Restaurant in Serendra

Mogu Menu

One of my favorite places to eat in Serendra Fort Bonifacio in the Philippines is Mogu.  Mogu is a Japanese restaurant that means 'fresh'.  This restaurant has a very simple yet modern interior design that creates a very open atmosphere. My family and I went to eat at this restaurant sometime around January of this year.  ...

Miascor Lounge in NAIA Philippines

Miascor VIP Lounge is located in the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Philippines Terminal 1.  From what I have read online you can actually access this lounge if you have an accredited American Express Platinum credit card, Diners Club credit card, Continental Business/First class, KLM crown lounge members and Star Alliance Gold (if you're uncertain call ...

Today’s Photo: Me and U Shop in Market Market

Me & U - a totally cute shop for couple themed items, anywhere from shirts to home goods.  I happened to pass by this store while on my way out of the mall, and the poster looked so cute I couldn't help myself but take a photo of it.  According to their website Me&U provides ...

Cupcakes by Sonja

While walking around the Serendra outdoor shopping mall, my family and I saw this cute Cupcake shop called 'Cupcakes by Sonja'.  According to their website, they were the first bakeshop in Manila to specialize exclusively in cupcakes (since September 2006).  My aunt has actually bought cupcakes in this store a while back and she told ...

Today’s Photo: Shangri-La Makati January 2013

A good family friend of ours got married last January 2013 in the Philippines, and their reception was at the Shangri-La Hotel in Makati.  When I entered the hotel, the centerpiece took my breath away since it was absolutely beautiful.  I was also stunned to see that the decorations were real flowers.  After the photo ...

Bo’s Coffee – a specialty coffee bar in the Philippines

With so many Starbucks chains around the Philippines, so where to find a good local cafe?  Well, look no further here's Bo's Coffee.  I was quite fortunate to find this cafe, I have been wanting to eat and drink locally so good thing this was just around my hotel in Pasig city.  Bo's Coffee originated ...

BreadTalk Philippines

One of the bakeries I visited in the Philippines was BreadTalk.  This bakery is reminds me somewhat of Paris Baguette (from South Korea).  Apparently, this bakery is from Singapore and started out in the year 2000.  I went here a couple of times and my favorite item was their Flosss, a BreadTalk original.  As you ...

Life in a day: Manila January 2013

Last January 2013, I visited the Philippines for about seven days and I stayed most of the time in Manila.  The last time I was in the Philippines was in 2007, I was quite surprise with the changes, definitely an upgrade from what I remembered.  The roads are much wider, the international airport has cleaner ...