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CHINATOWN LAI LAI HOTEL

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 […]

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Lucky charms to welcome the Year of the Fire Monkey 2016

 

 We are only few hours away as we celebrate the Lunar New Year as we usher in the Year of the Fire Monkey. And what better ways to celebrate is to be inside where it happens. In Binondo. We are checked-in at Chinatown Lai Lai Hotel today to greet the Chinese New Year and revel with the people of Binondo, the oldest Chinatown in the world. And here are 5 lucky charms that you must ready as you welcome in the Year of the Monkey 2016. 1. Pineapple Known as ong lai meaning lucky and come, put them together you […]

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Chinese tradition that brings good luck for the Year of the Fire Monkey

 

 February 8, 2016 is very special for the Chinese because it is the day that they are celebrating the Chinese New Year and for this year, it’s the Year of the Fire Monkey. Known to be enthusiastic, playful, and full of energy, people born under the Year of the Monkey will be blessed with good luck this 2016. Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria showed us what to prepare and eat in time for the celebration of the Chinese New Year as we usher in the Year of the Fire Monkey. Jiaozi (Dumplings)   Eating dumplings is part of the Chinese tradition. […]

Chinese New Year traditions and lucky charms.

Chinese New Year traditions and lucky charms

 

 The revelries for the celebration of the Chinese New Year is on-going in many places in the Philippines particularly in the Tsinoy or Filipino-Chinese community in Binondo, Manila. The official CNY happens on Feb. 10, and yet everyone are all busy celebrating and joining auspicious festivities such as the yearly tradition of dragon and lion dance to sweep away misfortunes and brings good luck to all. Believers already hang or buy lucky charms, such as water snakes figurines and other ornaments which symbolizes this year’s Year of the Water Snake. Chinese superstition believe that this year will be filled with […]

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February 2013 Philippine Festivals

 

 Welcome back! Today we give the list for the upcoming February 2013 Philippine Festivals so you’ll know where to and when to go to your favorite places for the month’s merry-making and celebration! Here are the list: Lavandero Festival – February 1-6 (Mandaluyong City) As part of the week-long Mandaluyong Day celebration, the unique festival focused on the city’s ancient tradition of washing clothes in the once clean and clear waters of the Pasig River. Amusingly, focal point of the festival is the men participants washing clothes instead of women. Bicol Arts Festival – February 1-28 (Legazpi City) A month-long […]