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Taste & See the Real Manila Living
Our hometown Punta Santa Ana, Manila is close to major cities like Makati, Mandaluyong and San Juan. For the first hour, I'll introduce you to the heritage houses of Sta.Ana as it is known as Sta.Ana Heritage District. You'll see the locals as we tour old houses. I’ll also provide refreshment/s as I tour you in our small hometown. I’ll take you to places not known to many, and you’ll get to see what it’s like to live in Manila. 1st, we'll meet at Plaza Hugo, Sta. Ana then we'll explore the Our Lady of the Abandoned Church then explore our community, Sta.Ana cultural heritage, learn the common Filipino life, see and experience the common Filipino families living in Barangays, alleyway, houses by the river, you'll experience riding on a boat, the traditional jeepney and tricycle (public transportation) without the fancies. We'll end the tour at Circuit Makati. Circuit Makati is an indoor/outdoor mall that has concert/events grounds, skate boarding park, football field, jogging area, go kart and a lot more! Other things to note If your travel dates doesn't fit my calendar, just send me a message! Thank you! :)
Manila Chinatown Dimsum Experience
Dimsum can be translated to mean snack. In this experience we will be trying out iconic dimsum as well as some other snacks beloved by the locals. We'll meet up at the Binondo Church and learn a brief history of the area. Then make our way towards our first stop where we'll be sampling some baked savory filled pastries reminiscent of an empanada. We then make our way to a hole-in-the-wall dumpling place and try out some fresh hand made dumplings. Next, we walk along the main street of Chinatown as we take in the different sights and sounds before making our way to our next stop and try some fluffy meat buns stuffed with sweet and savory pork. Soon after, we'll squeeze our way through the long lines and try out some dimsum classics such as Crystal Shrimp Dumplings and Beancurd Rolls washed down with iced milk tea. We'll continue our walk deeper into Chinatown and try a different kind of bun, filled with a meatball. Then top off our experience with sweet treats from 2 different bakeries. Other things to note Dress light and casual to battle heat/humidity. But keep it modest. Travel towards the meet up point early. Let me know your food restrictions. Not a suitable activity for Vegans or Vegetarians.
Photoshoot in the Heart of Manila
This photowalk will give you an amazing experience you will never forget! Done with the casual phone-photo travel in the past? Photos should make you look like an avid urban explorer, fashion superstar, or a romantic couple on a honeymoon trip. Anything is possible! This experience is an access in the heart of a picturesque Manila with my help in finding the best spots for taking shots! Our goal is to get that diffused lighting with the morning sunshine or sunset afternoons (so it won’t be too striking). Here are the stops for an amazing Manila photo session: 1. Rooftop views + secret spots 2. Binondo (Chinatown) 3. Intramuros With an amazing picturesque place like the Spanish-Inspired place (Intramuros) & the very raw chinatown of Binondo, we will dive in the culture through a picture experience, a Manila Encounter like never before! My goal is to provide the best photo-experience, a chill photowalk with an exceptional result. Imagine having a magazine worthy photoshoot. That is beyond a post-card thing, right? Let’s get lost in Manila & be one with the place. My skills, amazing place plus YOU! For more photos: IG: manilaphotoshoot Note: - Further agreements (time & other location) can be established in the message thread - PRO video edits are available upon request with a separate charge - More info will be sent once booking is confirmed
Mount Kulis, Natural Pool, Near Manila
ULTIMATE LOCAL EXPERIENCE Rain or Shine Tour! Travelling Solo or in a Group? SAFE FOR FEMALE or MALE TRAVELERS! This is the best EXPERIENCE for you! Let's explore the most underrated PARADISE near MANILA! Please send a message first before booking because the pick-up time and itinerary may change. Tourist Destination: 1. Noah’s Arc ( Sea of Clouds ) 2. Sambong Peak / Heart peak 3. Amazing Spider Web 4. Mt. Kulis Mountain View 5. Bahay ni Kardo ng Ang Probinsyano ( Vendetta’s House ) 6. Sunflower Garden ( Seasonal ) 7. Longest Hanging Bridge 8. Natural Free Flowing Swimming Pool Tour Inclusions: Comfortable VAN Transfer Manila to Tanay to Manila Driver Local Guide fee All Entrance fees Parking fee Environmental Fee Free use of Table / Cottage Free use of Swing, Diving Board & Tarzan rope Free use of CR / Shower Fuel, driver’s fee & meal Tour Exclusion Personal Meal / Snacks VAN IS SANITIZED FOR YOUR SAFETY Other things to note This tour is weatherproof! But the water might change in color due to inclement weather. There are lots of locals that book this tour so have an open heart and open mind, and enjoy with them! A driver and a tour guide will be provided to you if I am not available. The same experience will be given
Guided Bike Tour around Boracay Island - Moderate Difficulty
Have a fun-filled, environment- friendly & healthy way to explore around Boracay Island. Boracay's most famous and must-visit areas: 1. Bolabog 2. English Bakery 3. Balabag Church 4. Willy's Church 5. Sinagpa 6. Diniwid 7. Mountain of Gid 8. Balinghai 9. Vargas Road 10. Newcoast 11. Puka Beach 12. Mt. Luho 13. Wetland #6 14. Ati Village 15. Mangrove Eco Park
Learn to Play Golf
I will introduce you to golf. This includes an overview of the rules, run-through of the equipment needed and a visit to the putting green and driving range. I will share with you the basics to allow you to experience the game. This will help you determine if this sport is for you. Golf is an outdoor activity which lends itself well to social distancing.
Kawasan Canyon & swimming w/ Turtles & Sardines in Moalboal
We do have free transfers from your hotel lobby in the city. We travel to south of badian to do trekking/ Canyoneering in Kawasan Falls. We then proceed to Moalboal town, experience it’s abundant marine life like the turtles, sardines, nemo & a lot more.
Explore Hidden Siquijor
Skip the many of the tourist traps and experience the island like no one else! This one-of-a-kind adventure is unlike any other tour on the island. Highlights include: 1) Spend time with a traditional folk healer. You will have the opportunity to participate in one of the forms of healing and be introduced to the history and science behind it. 2) Stop at a 400 year old Balete tree and fish spa. 3) Wander the halls of the Lazi Monastery and historic church and learn some of their history and myths. 4) Visit secret overlook of the province and distant islands. 6) Enjoy a quiet white sand beach away from all the crowds. 7) Be guided through a cave with underground river that has only recently opened to the public. 8) Swim around the Cambugahay Waterfalls. 9) Taste local snacks and drinks. PLUS: Many other stops along the way. Optional: After the tour is over, you are invited to have a dinner with the group at one of the many food hotspots around the island. Please be aware that some of these activities can be changed due to weather or other issues. You will be provided with alternatives if the time arises. Note: You should be moderately fit to full enjoy this experience.
⭐ PRIVATE Food Tour in Seafood Market ⭐
⭐ FILIPINO SEAFOOD EXPERIENCE ⭐ Staying in Manila for a day or two? LAYOVER travelers? Do you want to enjoy and see the real MANILA during your stay? Don't know what to do, or where to go? This is the best EXPERIENCE for you! Tour schedules day time 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM and night time 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM ★We will be visiting our best local seafood market. ★We will tour the wet market where you will encounter fish, chicken, meat, and different kinds of seafood, both alive or dead but never threatening. ★Lunch is seafood of all shapes and sizes, cooked the Filipino way. ★After lunch, I will assist you to buy fresh fruit from the market and other supplies that you may need if you wish to do so. ★This experience includes photography so after the experience I will send the pictures. ★I can then assist you to find the safest and quickest ride back to your hotel. Inclusions: - English speaking tour guide, that's me, Venus. - Lunch - Photography *Please let me know if you have any allergic reaction to any type of seafood. After all this, I will assist you to find the best and safest way back to your hotel. Other things to note I will provide 2 course seafood meal in this experience. Make sure you don't have allergies in kinds of seafood.
Chocolate Hills Tour in Bohol Philippines
A driverguide will pick you up and drop off from/to your accomodation, airport and seaport. The driver will serves as your guide to discover the one of the wonders of the world - Chocolate Hills. You will witness the stunning million years creation of natural beauty. If you are looking for adventures , you can ride with an ATV (All-terrain vehicle) and roam around the hills . Before you arrive in the chocolate hills, you can stop by on the 11 other tourist spots in Bohol including a buffet lunch in a floating restaurant in Loboc Rivercruise, where they cater delicious Filipino foods. Here are the spots Included : Baclayon Church Bohol Bee Farm Hinagdanan Cave Man-made Forest Tarsier Viewing Butterfly Garden Blood Compact Ship Haus Souvenir Shop Hanging Bridge Loboc River Cruise NOTE: Just an Heads Up!! This package only caters as your Transportation service with driverguide. Entrance Fees and Foods are not included. “People don't take trips, trips take people.” ~ John Steinbeck.
⭐ Hidden Gems of MANILA ⭐
⭐ Hidden Gems of MANILA with VENUS ⭐ Staying in Manila for a day or two? LAYOVER travelers? Do you want to enjoy and see the real MANILA during your stay? Don't know what to do, or where to go? This is the best EXPERIENCE for you! Day time tour schedules start around 8:00 am and finish around 10:00 am. But to provide you with an experience you'll never forget, times can be altered to fit your needs. We will meet you at Sta. Cruz Church, a beacon of the Catholic Church having been built in 1619 but still going strong, from there: 1. Experience our unique local transportation the Jeepney 2. Shop like the locals at a typical Filipino open wet market. 3. Explore the oldest apartments in town and places where people live off the beaten path in conditions that often involve bathing and eating in the open. 4. See and feel the local life experienced by Filipino people in the back alleys and side streets away from the bright lights and cars. 5. You will be able to try our local coffee and food as eaten by Filipinos. Inclusions: - English speaking tour guide, that's me, Venus. - Photography After all this, I will assist you to find the best and safest way back to your hotel. Reminder: Times are flexible depending upon the size and composition of the group or sole participants. Other things to note This is a walking tour and we may also try some food for the poor. You should expect a cultural tour rather than a tour bringing you to see tourist spots.
Bambike Ecotours Ligtasin Cove
You start out at our Bambike Ecotours meeting point where you sign in and select your bamboo bike for the trip. There will be a short introduction to the Bambike company and a safety briefing before heading out. Once oriented with the bike and the route, you will set off towards Talim Point at the tip of the Luyahan Penninsula. It is about 3.2 kilometers away on paved and dirt roads through the forest. We will spend some time exploring the Talim Point area which is great for taking pictures. And we will have a drink at the local caretaker's shop (soda, water, juice, or beer). On the way back we will take a route that brings us on to a portion of the beach where we can see fishing boats and the coral reef from shore. When you finish up the tour you can enjoy freshly brewed Barako specialty coffee, ice tea, or try out a local craft beer. Total biking distance will be under 7 km.
Bar Hopping in Makati with Mari
The city of Makati has various venues for nightlife entertainment. In this tour we will visit the famous P. Burgos Street, where many entertainment establishments unique to the Philippines can be found. Join me as I safely and expertly guide you through the maze of tourists and locals that frequent the many pubs and bars that will both amaze and excite you! If any of my dates or times don't work for you, please send me a message and we can arrange a time that fits into your schedule! Other things to note Guests should be comfortable in an environment that may be adult in nature. Please remember that I am a tour guide, and not a personal date for the evening! Please respect my role and we both have a wonderful time together!!
⭐ MAKATI Street Food Experience ⭐
⭐ MAKATI'S Street Food Tour with VENUS ⭐ Staying in Manila for a day or two? LAYOVER travelers? Do you want to enjoy and see the real MANILA during your stay? Don't know what to do, or where to go? This is the best EXPERIENCE for you! "Let's explore magical MAKATI at night." Night tour schedules 9.00 PM to 11:30 PM Meeting Place: Hops and Brews, situated on Makati Avenue, downtown Makati. ★ Filipino Street Food to begin the night, cooked in a way enjoyed by Filipinos for many generations. ★ My favorite type of local street food in Makati may not be yours but there is plenty to choose from. ★ It will be an eating experience like no other, eating local food the way the locals eat. ★ No English menu, but don't worry as I will teach you the real Filipino way of ordering food and drinks. ★ A local beer as we eat ★Then chill at the beautiful 360 rooftop bar in Makati. ★Photography is included in this experience. Inclusions: - English speaking tour guide, that's me, Venus. - Dinner - Photography When the activity is done I can assist you to find your ride back to your hotel. Reminder: I am flexible with times just let me know if your alone, couple or group so I can plan accordingly, Eat, laugh and explore with me during our Makati Street Food Experience. Other things to note As we will walk around before dinner, please wear comfortable shoes and come hungry. If you have allergies or something you can't eat, please tell me beforehand
⭐ MANILA'S Night Market with VENUS ⭐
⭐ Discover Manila's Night Market ⭐ Staying in Manila for a day or two? LAYOVER travelers? Do you want to enjoy and see the real MANILA during your stay? Don't know what to do, or where to go? This is the best EXPERIENCE for you! Tour schedules at night are 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, during which you will be able to: ★ Buy inexpensive fashionable clothes, shoes, bags, accessories and more. Price starts at 1 USD to 3 USD for clothing and souvenirs. ★ Eating Filipino Street Food. ★ Experience the common life with Filipino locals. ★ Order food and drinks the Filipino way. ★Experience and chill after our Night Market Shopping in the very first Jellyfish rooftop bar in Makati. ★Photography is included in this experience. Inclusions: - English speaking tour guide, that's me, Venus. - Dinner - Grab Car - Photography After all this, I will either leave you there or assist you to find the best and safest way back to your hotel. Reminder: Times are flexible depending upon the size and composition of the group or sole participants. Other things to note As we will walk around before dinner, please wear comfortable shoes and come hungry. If you have allergies or something you can't eat, please tell me beforehand.