Portraits of Escolta

I signed up for Sino Pinas’ photowalk to get a new feel of Escolta — taking portrait photographs, to be more specific. Visiting Escolta and Chinatown is like religion to me. Since I was a kid, I have this certain fond perception towards it, so I thought this is a great opportunity to see it…

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Gastro Guide: A Binondo Food Guide

Binondo, the town of colorful lanterns and preserved Chinese culture. But what people are starting to realize now is that its also a food hub with rich Chinese-influenced cuisines. Me and other bloggers from all over the Metro gathered up and had a very gastronomic experience in our beloved hangout spot. Tralulu, an emerging travel…

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Binondo Food Crawl: Cafe Mezzanine

The moon finally rises and gives Binondo a little glisten. I can barely walk straight as the wind starts to kiss my skin with its cool breezes. We find ourselves standing in front of a busy restaurant. With yellowish and neon signage lights, it comes alive as the darkness around it can’t seem to engulf…

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Binondo Food Crawl: Lan Zhou La Mien

We walk for a few minutes again while the sun is slowly setting. You can see the shadows kissing the facades gradually changing. It is getting darker but has that tranquil feel to it. Slowly, I notice people relaxing down with the way they walk. I do not mind this kind of vibe at all.…

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Binondo Binge

Binondo, comes a close second when talking about my favorite places here in Metro Manila. Food, shopping, great architecture and urban scenery, you can all find those here. I’ve been going to this quaint Chinatown since I was a kid. I remembered taking a summer job here when I was in my early college years,…

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