Manila Zoo

March 16th, 2010 @

Manila Zoo

The Manila Zoo used to be the centerpiece of children’s fieldtrips to Manila City. After all, this kingdom of more than 800 animals from 100 species is one of Asia’s oldest zoos. Through the years, however, the word “dirty” has stuck to the zoo’s name like a chewing gum on a sole. Many of the [...]

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Manila American Cemetery and Memorial

March 11th, 2010 @

Manila American Cemetery and Memorial

Situated in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, the 615,000-sq. meter Manila American Cemetery and Memorial is the biggest cemetery in the Pacific for American soldiers killed during WWII. It also holds the remains of war victims from the Philippines and from other nations. Graves of the fallen from WWII (Photo by Moody75) Features The cemetery has [...]

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Paco Park

March 11th, 2010 @

Paco Park

Steeped in history and lush in greenery, Paco Park in Manila City boasts of gardens and an open-air amphitheater that have set the stage for many occasions—from some of the defining moments in Philippine history to present-day weddings, concerts, musicals, and exhibits. From a cemetery for wealthy families during the Spanish times, the park is [...]

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Star City

March 10th, 2010 @

Star City

After years of being a tabloid fodder for its accidents and faulty thrill rides, Star City has just had a colorful, futuristic makeover and is now back in business. Star City has been the favorite hangout of families and friends, especially those who cannot afford to go to Enchanted Kingdom in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Thousands [...]

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La Mesa Watershed and Eco-Park

March 9th, 2010 @

La Mesa Watershed and Eco-Park

An eco-friendly playground in Quezon City, La Mesa Watershed and Eco-Park has one of the last forests inside Manila. Owned by the government, the 2700-hectare park is built around the La Mesa Dam, the drinking water reservoir of the whole metropolis. It is thus created to preserve the city’s most precious water tank. Because it [...]

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