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City of Dreams – The place to stay in Manila for a short stopover

City of Dreams The Place to Stay in Manila

If you have a short stopover in Manila then one of the best places to stay is City of Dreams. City of Dreams is very close to Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport, around 10 minutes by taxi (less if you take

Posted in Feature article, Manila, Philippines

Nobu Japanese Restaurant City of Dreams Manila

Pork Belly at Nobu Japanese Restaurant Manila

I went in for dinner at Nobu Japanese Restaurant at the City of Dreams in Paranque City Manila. This is the second Nobu restaurant I have dined at, the previous Nobu dining experience was at Nobu in Melbourne’s Crown Entertainment

Posted in Food, Japanese, Manila, Philippines, sushi

Great Japanese food at Hide Yamamoto Japanese Restaurant Manila

Hide Yamamoto Japanese Restaurant Manila

Hide Yamamoto Japanese Restaurant serves up some of the best Japanese food in Manila! Located within the City of Dreams in Parañaque City, just 10 minutes from Manila airport. I went in for dinner at Hide Yamamoto and I was so

Posted in Food, Japanese, Manila, Philippines, sushi

Flight Review Qantas Manila to Sydney A330-200 Business Class

Flight Review Qantas Manila to Sydney

Airline: Qantas Flight no: QF20 Route: Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Philippines to Sydney Australia Aircraft type: Airbus A330-200 Flight time: 7 hours 22 minutes Travel class: Business Class Seat type: New Vantage XL seat – complete lay flat bed

Posted in Manila, Philippines

Should You Tip In The Philippines

Should You Tip In The Philippines

If you are traveling to the Philippines and wonder if you need to tip the staff in restaurants, bars, taxis, hotels and tour guides then the simple answer it is up to you. In the Philippines most service establishments add

Posted in Feature article, Manila, Palawan Island, Philippines

Flight Review Cebu Pacific Air Manila to Puerto Princesa Palawan Island

Cebu Pacific Air Manila to Puerto Princesa

Airline: Cebu Pacific Air Flight no: 5J643 (Cebu Pacific have 10 flights per day between Manila and Puerto Princesa) Route: Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Puerto Princesa Palawan Island Aircraft type: Airbus A320 Flight time: 1 hour 20 minutes Travel class: Economy

Posted in Feature article, Flight Reviews, Manila, Palawan Island, Philippines

Filipino Food You Should Try When You Visit the Philippines

Beef Kaldereta Filipino Food

I must admit I was not familiar with Filipino food until I visited the Philippines. While I traveled to Palawan Island, I made a point to try as much Filipino food as possible and found a good range of delightful

Posted in Food, Manila, Palawan Island, Philippines

The Best Steak in Manila at Ruby Jack’s Steakhouse

Steak at Ruby Jack's Steak House Manila

If you are looking for the best steak in Manila then look no further than Ruby Jack’s Steakhouse! Ruby Jack’s Steakhouse is located on the Upper Ground floor of the City of Dreams entertainment complex in Paranaque City, not far

Posted in Food, Manila, Philippines, Steak, Steaks

Great Yum Cha at Crytal Dragon Chinese Restaurant Manila

Crystal Dragon Chinese Restaurant Manila

Crystal Dragon is very classy Chinese Restaurant located within the City of Dreams in Paranaque City in Manila. To get to Crystal Dragon you have to walk through the Casino at City of Dreams and the restaurant is located at

Posted in Chinese, Food, Manila, Philippines, Yum Cha

Flight Review Qantas flight Sydney to Manila Business Class

Flight review Qantas Sydney to Manila

Airline: Qantas Flight no: QF19 Route: Sydney Australia to Manila Philippines Aircraft type: Airbus A330-200 Flight time: 7 hours 22 minutes Travel class: Business Class Seat type: New Vantage XL seat – complete lay flat bed Seat Width: 21.5 inches

Posted in Feature article, Flight Reviews, Manila