Dark skies in Manila last for almost 10 hours, usually from 18:00 to 4:00, so you can enjoy stargazing longer if you'd want to. There are also parts in Metro Manila where 'Night Doesn't Sleep' if you have a night life.
Boracay offers you some of the prime beaches of Asia, combined with its famous nightlife, delicious cuisine, luxurious resorts and a lot of adventure.
Itching to go swimming or attend a beach party? There is no need to hop on a plane because you can have some outdoor fun in Mindoro - an island paradise near the Megacity.
Pica-Pica and Pulutan are terms for Philippine finger food. It is usually fatty, salty, and delicious, just the right snack to keep your stomach in balance during a long night out in Manila's bar scene.
Summer is here, the sky is blue and you want to go out. Check out what you can do during the summer even if you are in the metro.
Before Makati became the central business district of Megacity Manila, it was the city of Manila (which is one of the cities within Metro Manila) that served as the business hub. In the heart of Manila lies Malate, a cozy and somewhat graciously aged part of the city. Malate has everything that you need for an enjoyable night out with the guys or gals.
Lounge in Tomas Morato is one of the old timers in the area. Apart from being a happening place for those who want to have a few drinks while listening to live music, the place has established itself as a great venue for parties and functions.
Manila is a Megacity, therefore you will find all kinds of different restaurants and bars spread over the metro area. Whether international cuisine, hard rock cafè or local bar - the Megacity has it all. There are also some specialities that you might not find in every Megacity and that is what we would like to point out here.
This HotDot combines things you expect to find in Makati and things you definitely do not expect to find in Makati. The western corner of Makati (San Antonio Village) hosts not only a selection of international restaurants, wine stores and shops selling delicacies such as fresh meat and cheese from all over the world – but also alternative music.
Just in the city for one week or some days and no clue what to do? No problem, we got that covered! As every day of the week is unique and asks for different activities, we came up with a compilation of what you can do: kicking off the week with a cold after-work beer on Monday and ending the week with sports, a walk in the park, or a big breakfast menu.
On a Sunday evening at around 8 pm the Megacities Team met in Quezon City to check out some places in the northern part of the Megacity. One of the real hotspots in the area is without a doubt Tomas Morato Street. Just a three-minute cab ride away from GMA-Kamuning MRT Station, the interesting part of Tomas Morato is located between Timog Avenue and Kamuning Road, where bars, clubs, and restaurants flock both the left and right sides of the street to form a long, lively strip.
A Mediterranean-style shopping and entertainment complex in the center, surrounded by high-rise condominium and office towers: Eastwood City gives the impression of a secluded and glitzy world of its own. It has been launched in 1997 as a community that combines living, working, and leisure. Here are some of the places you should not miss in Eastwood, more are soon to follow.
If there is one thing that Filipinos have mastered (apart from being some of the kindest people on Earth) it is knowing how to spend their free-time. Leisure is definitely not a problem to obtain in the Megacity Manila. No matter if you like travelling, watching movies, singing karaoke, hanging out with friends over an ice-cold beer, playing laser tag, going to the beach for a day, or spent your hard-earned money shopping: you will definitely be happy to be there.
Never heard of Tomas Morato before? Then it is time to go there! The HotDot is located in the north of the Megacity Manila, more specifically in Quezon City. Whenever you are up for something a bit more adventurous outside of your comfort zone in Makati or the Fort, Tomas Morato will most certainly welcome you.
You want awesome live music experience in a place far away from the crowded and busy districts of the Megacity? Get on a cab and go to Quezon City.
Tucked away from Quezon City's more famous nightlife destinations, Conspiracy Garden Cafe maintains a very laidback atmosphere. There's no dress code and one can show up in slippers or flip flops here.
The city of Manila - which is located in the Megacity with the same name - has previously been the business district of the Metro region and as such has a lot to offer for Megacitizens - until today. It . Today, our Megacities team visited the Hotspot Chinatown and the Hotdot Malate and presents to you a unique view into the 'old town' - a stark contrast to the glamorous parts of the Megacity such as Makati or The Fort.
With its high definition TVs and more than 40,000 English, Philippine, Korean, Japanese and 35,000 Chinese songs, Center Stage guarantees for perfect Karaoke nights - for Filipinos as well as for Megacitizens from Asia and the rest of the world.