Travel Destinations: Philippines

Manila: Go With The Flow

Sunset over Manila Bay | Photo credit: Bing Ramos

‘Manila’ really refers to two places: the City of Manila, founded by Spanish conquerors in 1571 and which is adjacent to Manila Bay, and the larger Metropolitan Manila (abbreviated to Metro Manila), which encompasses the City of Manila and 17 other cities. Filipinos use ‘Manila’ to mean Metro Manila, while the term Manileño is reserved […] Read More

The Little Mermaid in Manilla

Theatre-goers in the Philippines got to experience something like no other last year, when local production company Atlantis Productions brought Disney's stage adaptation of The Little Mermaid to Manilla to round out their 2011 season. Read More

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