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Inside Fort Santiago

Fort Santiago is inside the “Walled City” or Intramuros. It is beside the Pasig River in Manila. This was destroyed during the war and eventually restored. 130 more words


Manila - Weekend Getaway

Short Story:

It was in February when my facebook wall got flooded with Intramuros-Binondo itineraries. As  much as I wanted to dismiss each forwarded links and over the top  457 more words

Weekend Getaway

Of Museums, History and Culture

Last August, I spent a month in Metro Manila to attend the ASEAN Youth Volunteer Programme. During my month stay in the city, I was glad for the opportunities to visit different historical sites and museums and also the chance to share about the rich history of Philippines to my co-participants from across the ASEAN countries. 110 more words

Touring Manila Without Pushing The Envelope

Now that I’ve been able to get the whole Manila envelope pun out of the way by means of the title, I invite you to read on about what to see and do in the Philippine capital if you’ve only got limited time. 760 more words


Manila 1.0

To start off his post I must say we probably didn’t experience Manila in its full glory. We weren`t lucky enough to know any locals to guide us around. 452 more words


Friday 13th January 2017

I woke up with a view over the crazy pollution of Manila.

To the right.

I walked from Pearl of the Orient to Fort Santiago to go see this old Spanish fortress located in the Intramuros area, the oldest district and historic core of Manila. 761 more words