At first glance Manila might seem a bit intimidating as an intense, over-crowded and noisy urban jungle but there really is more to this underappreciated capital city. Manila has a rich cultural history with diverse influences from Spanish, American, Chinese, Arabic and Malay cultures.
Luneta Rizal Monument
Most tourists come to Manila on route to the islands or to head to the beaches in the south but, if you are sticking around at least for a few days, here is a quick guide to the most popular tourist-friendly neighborhoods. Continue reading Some great excuses to extend your visit to Manila