Top-10 Most Instagram-able places in BGC

 1. WATERING HOLE.

    Are you looking for a great place to eat? Check out The Watering Hole. They serve amazing Filipino all-day breakfasts, lunch, mirienda and dinner from 8am-12am(weekdays),8am-3am(weekends).

    Sounds familiar? Yes! This is the same as the famous bar in the 90’s. The first independent Filipino brewery in the Philippines located in Shangri-La-spot.com. Now they are back to business! And this time, they are going to give you a mouth-watering food experience!

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The food does not only taste good but (hey!) also looks good!  The simplicity and variation of white and wooden interior gives a relaxing vibe while you eat.

MUST TRY: Super soft and tasty Wagyu Beef Tapa(Sukiyaki beef in sweet soy marinade) with your choice of egg and garlic fried rice or crispy Bagnet(pork belly) served with tomato salsa, shrimp paste and their house vinegar that surely will satisfy all your cravings. (Also Pinakbet and Pork Sisig)

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     Let this classic Filipino dessert/merienda bring you back the real taste of Filipino lifestyle.

SUMAN

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This place is definitely Instagram worthy!

ADDRESS: Forbestown Center, Burgos Circle, Bonifacio Global City, For reservations: Call: (02)831-4692, Email:wateringholebgc@yahoo.com

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Palacio Amazonia

A weekend well-spent!

It was indeed a remarkable place to spend the weekend close to Manila. Palacio Amazonia is located in Taytay, Rizal, a private mansion consist of 12 rooms and two swimming pools, a spacious living room, a helipad and a secret cave which the owner said it was a room like the one in fifty shades of grey. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to see it. It was a kick ass mansion with wild landscape.

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Manmade lagoon/swimming pool

view from the room.

There is a spacious living room with table sets where numbers of people can drink, dance, watch a movie or play a game.


Another one is the amazing panoramic view of the whole Manila from the helipad close to the pool. Oh my god! It was breath-taking even though the it cloudy. It’s rare to see a clear view when you’re just inside the city!
Before we went to bed after our night out, we played tropical house music. Then afterwards started dancing since I was the only one who didnt have a partner. 7th wheel to be exact. 

 

Thank you so much to my friend Mike for inviting us to his friend’s place. It was such an amazing weekend!

It’s not happiness that we need, there’s something else.

“There are splashes of milk moving in slow motion across the sky. The water is alive and it’s coming back and forth like it’s showing me a simple philosophy in life. It feels like I am back in the old days when my eyes were still focused and I see the colors of the world clearer and more vibrant. 

    I was sitting in between the pink sky and the green mountains. The whole universe is smiling at me. I am satisfied.”


My happiness were theirs. It was when I wasn’t capable of giving anything but gratefulness when everyone was joyful. The only time I didnt forced people to be happy around me by giving them something or making up for their struggles. All I had to do was to have fun. I felt grateful about everything and it gave me happiness I didn’t have to take from someone else. It was all coming from me and it was contagious. Every one started dancing as I danced and even laid down on the sand.

I was watching the clouds. Even the trees are like saying hi. I even thought about how lucky are these trees in between the oceans and the mountains. They are able to contemplate all these beauty.

It was when I thought everything’s  so perfect that there was actually more to come. There was only gratefulness inside me and I didn’t know how I’m going to keep all these memories in one day.

This lady started dancing with us while she was watching us. Everyone who watches us started dancing.

I understood what lesson the universe left me that day.

 

 

 

And it is about gratitude that make people happy.

 

No matter how big or small things are in front of me, if I am not grateful, I will never be happy.

I also learned that I cannot take happiness out from myself and give it to someone else. Happiness must come from me first. I can only show people where its coming from. I cannot give it.

I’ve found a beautiful place without looking for it. I had most remarkable time of my life when I didn’t ask for it. I had everything I didn’t ask for, and I’m grateful to have had it.

           

      If you want to find happiness, find gratitude.
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Photos from @patejercitado