Staycation at City of Dreams

Staycation at City of Dreams

Once upon a time, my best friend Jam invited me to a staycation at City of Dreams.  Who was I to refuse? City of Dreams is a luxury integrated resort and casino, featuring three hotels: Crown Towers, Nobu Hotel and Hyatt, as well as diverse dining and entertainment facilities that can…

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Pico de Loro Hamilo Coast

Pico de Loro Hamilo Coast

A couple of hours away from Manila lies Pico de Loro of the Hamilo Coast in Nasugbu, Batangas. Guaranteeing the chance to do some beach bumming, swimming pool lounging and access to various sports facilities, this residence-resort promises a complete vacation package. Although it is ideally a destination exclusive to homeowners…

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Weekend Staycation at Seda Nuvali

Staycation at Seda Nuvali

Nuvali lies about 40 km south of Manila and straddles the cities of Sta. Rosa, Calamba and the Municipality of Cabuyao in Laguna. Lots of people go there to enjoy the lake that’s filled with koi, have picnics on the grounds and shop at the factory outlets of various brands.  It has also…

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Hotel Review: Ace Hotel and Suites

Ace Hotel and Suites Review

Thanks to my Navi Planner, I was finally able to stay at the Ace Hotel and Suites! I had this P2000 off coupon for an overnight stay at any of their rooms. The heat had been unbearable the past few days and I could not get any work on my…

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Hotel Review: Subic International Hotel

Bed and Bed Bugs Subic International Hotel

It was Moche’s first triathlon and we had to stay in Subic overnight.  We procrastinated booking a hotel room and thus ended up at the Subic International Hotel.  It was one of the mid-range priced hotels in Agoda and it was one of the remaining ones that still had rooms…

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Staycation at B Hotel, Alabang

Staycation at B Hotel Alabang

Part of the allure of traveling is getting to stay at a new place and calling it “home” for at least a few days.  A self-imposed (pseudo) travel ban, new-job-related stress and Deal Grocer’s never-ending newsletters prompted me to try another staycation.  This time, I did a staycation at B…

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Staycation at Acacia Hotel Manila

Staycation at Acacia Hotel Manila

Whenever I travel, I am never one for 5-star hotels.  I always go for the cheapest places that offer basic but decent accommodations.  I believe that my money would be better spent on tours and experiencing the local vibe rather than on a room that would only serve as a…

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