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What makes a city?

The 2nd Manila Urban Design Festival is ongoing until 25th June 2016. It features a series of talks, a visit to First United Building in Escolta, the Love Parade with Carlos Celdran, among others. 333 more words


Last May, I had an appointment for my US Visa (which I’ll be posting about soon), and I arrived in Manila a day early. I arrived at my cousin’s pad and when I realised there’s none much to do, I set off for an adventure by my lone self. 715 more words

Following Paraluman

A half-day tour at Intramuros with side trip at Luneta Park | Pagkalayason

INTRAMUROS (the walled city)

Being the oldest district in Manila, Intramuros is one of the most visited place in the city nowadays.
Intramuros was erected on the ruins of a Malay settlement at the mouth of the Pasig River. 603 more words

Intramuros excerpt - falling in love with Old Manila all over again

We were first-graders when we first saw Fort Santiago in Intramuros, Manila. Now 23 (at the time of writing), it felt as if it was still our first time.

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Pasyal Intramuros | Food, Art & Great Finds

A blast from the past! Enjoy Pasyal Intramuros – a weekend street fair on April 16 to 17 from 3pm-10pm. You can easily spot the venue at Gen. 21 more words


Many countries around the world have a Chinatown community. The Philippines has one of the oldest ones around, Manila Chinatown (founded in 1594), which is different from other such towns due to its unique and flavorful vibe. 1,085 more words

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