Just last Tuesday, Winford Manila Resort and Casino invited me and my wife to an exclusive midweek staycation party together with select members of the media as well as influencers and tastemakers. We also had a quick walk around the establishment and were given a taste of Winford Manila’s delectable food and drink offerings.Read more
Can you imagine a single card so powerful that it can open up a ton of fun and exciting experiences, showcasing the best of the Philippines — from the festive city of Iloilo, the chilly landscapes of Tagaytay, to the thrilling landscape of Manila?
Well, what about being able to discover more of the beauty of the cities and islands around the country, as well as enjoy their delicious cuisines and world-class hospitality, all through the power of one incredible card?
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The best treats are normally the ones you never really expect.
This is pretty much how I would put in a single sentence my short but sweet stay at Winford Hotel and Casino in Manila.
Little did I know that right smack in the middle of the bustling Manila scene, I would happen to chance upon a delightful escape that rivals the experience one gets from the usual, more established hotels in the metro.
I’m sure that some of you who probably live in and around Manila already know about Winford Hotel and Casino. It’s actually not hard to find since the place is strategically located just a stones throw away from commercial establishments and malls. But for someone like me who only passes through the busy city of Manila every so often, it was a truly pleasant surprise — even more pleasant when I experienced staying at Winford with my family for a couple of nights.
Boracay is one of the most visited islands in the Philippines. It is pretty much the go-to destination for locals and tourists alike not just for summer but all year round. And with good reason.
Just recently, Boracay has once again been named Conde Nast’s, “World’s Best Island”, which isn’t really any surprise to anyone who’s been to this breathtaking paradise. That’s why it’s no wonder that many of Boracay’s visitors come to its beautiful beaches to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and to de-stress.
But, let’s face it. With all the available accommodation options on the island, it really is quite difficult choosing which place to stay at. We all want to stretch our budget whenever we’re away on travel, right? But not to the point of compromising quality service, naturally. If you’re the type of person who is looking for the perfect balance of comfort and affordability, I’ve got just the right place for you.
This wonderful hotel which you can call your “home away from home” during your getaway is called, Azalea Boracay.
During holy week, most folks including a good number of my friends usually head out to various summer destinations. Given that holy week presents a long holiday, it is the best window to plan a vacation.
But it has somewhat been customary for #TheDreys (That’s us!) to stay in the metro and enjoy the peacefulness of the city while seemingly two thirds of the metro’s population are elsewhere. This year was no different… although, instead of literally staying at home, we decided to close out holy week (Black Saturday and Easter Sunday) at F1 Hotel Manila — our home in Bonifacio Global City (BGC).
So, together with other members of The KTG (Kain Tulog Gang) family, we spent an incredibly fun getaway at F1 Hotel Manila, filled with fun, festivities and FOOD!
If you’ve been following my blog for a good amount of time now, you’re probably aware that last year, I had the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful staycation at Midori Clark Hotel and Casino located in the Clark Freeport Zone, Angeles City, Pampanga.
During my staycation here, I was able to try their Deluxe Room which I absolutely loved. Back then, they were still on soft opening… and yet, it didn’t feel like it since their service was amazing already.
Well, just a couple of days ago, I was able to visit Midori Clark Hotel and Casino again. And this time, I was able to stay at Midori’s highest room configuration — the MIDORI SUITE.
When my wife and I go out to enjoy each other’s company over good food, it doesn’t necessarily mean finding a restaurant where we could both have a significantly heavy meal. Sometimes, finding the right spot with the right ambiance and a couple of snacks is enough.
That’s why when we visited Marco Polo Ortigas fairly recently, it was an absolute delight to discover that their beautiful Connect Lounge offers a wonderful Afternoon Tea selection.
I had an incredible time enjoying the various delightful offerings that accompany this Afternoon Tea at Marco Polo Ortigas… and I’m quite sure you will, too. That’s why I’d like you to check out what you can expect during your own visit to this place.
I love discovering wonderful hotels that aren’t too far from home (aka “within the metro”) which make you feel as if you’ve truly escaped from the city. Many of these places around may claim to have this kind of appeal but only a few can truly deliver.
One such establishment that happened to be a pleasant surprise is Meranti Hotel, located along Sct. Castor St. in Quezon City, just right beside the first and original Max’s Restaurant.
When choosing a hotel to stay at with family, whether for a quick staycation or an extended reprieve from the busy work load, what are the major considerations that you take into account that affect your decision making?
Well, if you happen to be in Metro Manila and considering a place to take family to that’s logistically accessible and equally enjoyable to spend a couple of days at, you might want to put Hyatt City of Dreams Manila on your shortlist.
It’s been a good while since my family and I last visited the beautiful city of Baguio. If memory serves me right, it was roughly a little more than a year since. So, it was a very welcome opportunity when my wife and I got the invitation to stay at one of the more recognizable and family-friendly hotels in this place — Azalea Hotels and Residences Baguio.
Apart from the stay itself, I was looking forward to experiencing Azalea Hotels and Residences Baguio’s Family Fun Package which aims to give families checking in at Azalea a memorable stay which is truly one of a kind.