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Go Hotels opens 2nd branch under Roxaco-Vanguard Hotels Corporation


 Business and leisure travelers, occasional tourists and backpackers can now experience quality service accommodation with the newest Go Hotels branch right in North EDSA. Situated along the stretch of EDSA, Quezon City, the new Go Hotels is just a few minutes away from SM North EDSA, the Philippines’ largest mall, and select government offices. Go Hotels North EDSA is the 2nd out of the 5 projects of Roxaco-Vanguard Hotel Corporation, in association with Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC). Overall, it’s the 12th Go Hotels branch in the country. Three more Go Hotels will soon open, Go Hotels Cubao, Timog, and Ermita, Manila […]


A Chinese New Year at Jinjiang Inn – Ortigas


 Not to be confused with the Jinjiang Hotels (Jinjiang Fandian), Jinjiang Inns is also one of the subsidiaries of Jinjiang International that operates as a large tourism enterprise in China. The Jinjiang Inns opened two branches in the Philippines which are located in Ortigas and Makati. In the Philippines, the Jinjiang Inns are managed under the same company that owned and operates Hotel 101 and Injap Tower (Iloilo), that is Hotel of Asia, Inc. We’ve been to Injap Tower and it’s a beautiful spot to stay when in Iloilo because it’s in the heart of the city and just right across the SM […]


Madison 101 Hotel + Tower is a superb 3-star hotel in Quezon City that travelers must include in their next staycation list


 Madison 101 Hotel + Tower There is a good vibe feeling the moment you step inside Madison 101 Hotel + Tower, a hotel/dormitory-style living property that is perfect for the taste of this generation’s millennials and travelers of different genre, foreign and locals alike. Located at one of the busy jungle avenues in Quezon City, Madison 101 Hotel + Tower looks a lot like a condominium on the first glance than a 3-star hotel and dormitory catering mostly to students (and their parents) who are enrolled near the universities and colleges in this area. The condominium look is a giveaway […]


8 Reasons why you should book a stay at Chinatown Lai Lai Hotel


 Chinatown Lai Lai Hotel is already an iconic Chinese hotel in Binondo, Manila. It recently renovated and relaunched to cater with the modern needs of every guest coming in the hotel. Chinatown Lai Lai Hotel opened its doors in September 1, 2014 under the new management of Jackson Chua. Here are 8 reasons why you should book a stay at Chinatown Lai Lai Hotel 1. “Lai Lai” means “come”. Thus, the hotel is inviting people to go visit significant part of the country’s history. Chinatown Lai Lai Hotel is surrounded by a heritage of two races, Filipino and Chinese that […]


Quick hotel recommendations: Best deals and what’s not for 2016


 Another year will come to pass, and 2015 has been generous to us in terms of the countless things we’ve achieved all throughout the year. One of those things is the opportunity to travel and stay in different types of hotels, from standard to premium, to the regular to posh, and lucrative hotels we all been dreaming of. So here’s our quick hotel recommendations and what’s not that you should look forward to, in 2016. Widus Hotel & Casino Widus Hotel & Casino is a premier one-stop leisure destination in Clark Freeport Zone, which is about one hour and forty-five minutes to two-hours drive that has […]


FLOTSAM the movie scores great tracks and girls in bikinis


 Some people go to the beach to have fun, relax, and unwind. Some to mend and forget a broken heart. But for people and visitors of Surf Town in La Union, (San Juan, that is) it’s catching the wave that fulfills the soul. This is what FLOTSAM the movie is all about, written and directed by Jay Abello who spent a lot of time in La Union for a year and got inspired to write a documentary about making coffee, making pizza, and waiting for the waves. Co-written by Mickey Galang who has lived in San Juan for ten years, FLOTSAM […]


Red Planet Hotels opens in Amorsolo, Makati


 The latest addition to Asia’s Value Hotels, Red Planet Amorsolo, brings the number of Red Planet rooms in the country to a total of 1,720, redefining the brand as the largest International hotel/operator in the Philippines. Serving tourists and local guests since 2011, Red Planet has been the go-to for budget and affordable overnight and extended stay in Asia. Red Planet has welcomed more than 3 million guests to its 24 hotels and has raised several rounds of capital from private investors and anticipates a future public listing in the region. Red Planet also owns and operates in Indonesia, Japan, […]


Weekend treat at Holiday Inn Manila Galleria


 Holiday Inn Manila Galleria provided us a wonderful 2 Twin Premiere Non-Smoking room overnight stay experience to celebrate Father’s Day, that falls on a Sunday,  last June 21st. The room comes with Buffet Breakfast at Fab Restaurant, which is located at the 4th floor, Holiday Inn Manila Galleria. It was our first time to stay in Holiday Inn Manila Galleria, which is a part of the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). Check-in usually starts at 3PM. Me and my son arrived an hour earlier and we were welcomed at the reception as soon as I’ve mentioned the reservation made under my name. It took only less than 5 minutes and […]


Amax Inn Makati, your choice for affordable and budget hotel in Makati


 I was scheduled for a non-immigrant US Visa interview at the US Embassy Manila in the early morning of April 30. The need to arrive there on time was my main concern so I had to look out for a place to stay, somewhere near, to make sure I will not come late for my interview that day. I was supposed to go and join the Guam Micronesia Island Fair this year. I started asking around and my friend recommended Amax Inn Makati, best budget hotel in Makati serving since 2006. Knowing that some of my friends have already stayed at […]


Step-by-step guide on installing HotelQuickly app on your smartphone


 As HotelQuickly, the pioneer last minute mobile-for-travel hotel booking app enters the Philippines with its launching held recently at A Space Manila, a co-working space and events venue in Makati, questions have arise mainly on the app’s features. Few of the people we’ve shown the HotelQuickly app were amused of the convenience, fast, and affordable hotel rates found on the best possible accommodation deals for travelers. With over 5,000 hotel partners across Asia-Pacific, the free-for-all app conveniently enables users to enjoy unparalleled savings averaging of up to 28% from published rates. Here’s a step-by-step guide walk-through on installing HotelQuickly on your […]


HotelQuickly, the new mobile-for-travel app when you need hotel, quickly!


 Honestly, the play of words got the curious cat out of the bag in me. Those with playful minds will make a pun out of the name of the newest mobile-for-travel app, HotelQuickly. Quickie, is that would you say? Humour or not, when seriously taken, the word play becomes beneficial for people who loves traveling and in some sort of dilemma when looking out for a perfect place, hotel, hostel, etc., in the most convenient ways possible. I thought “HotelQuickly will be just another typical travel and hotel booking app that I wont probably use, lest will just take a lot […]