Manila Baywalk

March 19th, 2010 @

Manila Baywalk

From a bastion of pickpockets and hooligans, Manila Baywalk is now a haven of leisure, where you can indulge in seaside jogging or dining as you watch people and yachts come and go. It is a cobblestone-paved lane, with benches and sculptures to stop by while sampling traditional Filipino street food like balut (premature duck [...]

Category : Entertainment / Manila City

Harbor Square

March 18th, 2010 @

Harbor Square

At the side of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, bordering the Manila Yacht Club, is a walkway and restaurant row lined with coconut trees, swept by the sea breeze, and providing a picturesque view of the sunset and the yachts moored at Manila Bay. This enclave is called Harbor Square, considered by some as [...]

Category : Entertainment / Manila City

Ermita

March 18th, 2010 @

Ermita

A district in Manila city, Ermita is located halfway between Malate and the old walled city of Intramuros. Before it became known for its motels, lodging houses, rooms for rent, prostitution dens and red light district, Ermita was a 16th century hermitage and a stage of war during the 1945 Battle of Manila. Ermita’s M.H. [...]

Category : Entertainment / Manila City

Malate

March 16th, 2010 @

Malate

Manila city’s southernmost district, Malate, is the center of gay nightlife in Manila. It stages its Gay Pride Parade every year. The east side of Taft Avenue is composed of slums and lower middle class houses, while the west, from Taft Avenue to Pedro Gil and Quirino Avenue, is the territory of wealthy expats and [...]

Category : Entertainment / Manila City