Beat the July Heat by Visiting Great Manila Waterparks – Slip and Slide!

The Philippines, like other tropical countries, alternates between two seasons; dry and wet. So when it gets dry, it gets really dry! Interested to beat the heat by visiting one of several waterparks in Manila?

1). Inflatable Island

Known to be Asia’s largest floating playground, this park spans over nearly 45,000 square feet. This park offers activities and challenges from kids to the more daring! Enjoy the Tarzan swing, the human launcher and Unicorn Island!

2). Fontana Hot Spring Leisure Parks

Enjoy a wave pool that produces over three feet high waves! Float idly down the Lazy River, a pool that’s over 500 metres in length! When looking for a hotel in Manila Philippines there are countless options to pick from, like the Berjaya Makati Hotel for example.

3). Amana Waterpark

This park contains an absolutely massive 3,500 square metre wave pool that produces an absolutely gigantic wave called the Tsunami Wave! They also have 13 other wave pools if you want variety. Children, and adults will enjoy various Hollywood character themed pools from Batman to Jurassic Pool!

4). Aquaria Waterpark

The best choice for those who want a mix of both a waterpark and a beach! Boating over half a kilometre of pristine white sands, contemporary amenities like cove pools, three-storey high slide and a sunken pool bar. Enjoy volleyball, jet-skiing and feast on excellent seafood at the end!

Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+

Tour at the Ayala Museum – Discover the cultural soul of Makati!

Nestled amidst the sleek fast-paced modern centre of commerce in Makati, the Ayala Museum is a thriving landmark, which infuses the bustling metropolis with the right amount of culture.

Ayala Museum| Img by: Glenn G via Wikimedia CommonsCC BY-SA 2.0

Background

The Ayala Museum was first envisioned by the Spanish – Filipino modernist painter Fernando Zobel. The original building was the brainchild of Leandro Y. Locsin while the new building was designed by Leandro Y. Locsin, Jr. and opened on September 28th, 2004.

Location

The Museum is located at the far end of De La Rosa Street and Makati Avenue and can be easily accessed by many a hotel in Manila, Philippines including the likes of Berjaya Makati Hotel. The museum is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., through Tuesday to Sunday. For guests with special needs, wheelchairs are available with ramps located at the De La Rosa entrance.

Things to See

The main attraction of Ayala Museum are the dioramas, located on the second level which documents the history of the Philippines while the third floor is dedicated to a visual art collection.

Things to Do

A visit to the Museum shop is a must, guests can browse through a selection of art books, exhibition catalogues, creative home décor and gift items among other novelties. If one is interested in pottery and ceramics, head over to the fourth floor to take in more than 2,000 ceramic objects and over 700 publications on the history and art of ceramics.

 

Enchanted Kingdom Where Enchantment meets Adventure

A wondrous kingdom filled with pleasure and enchantment awaits you at Enchanted Kingdom, Philippines’ first and only world-class theme park. With a range of magical and adventurous attractions, Enchanted Kingdom is a one-stop wonderland for both children and the adults who are young at heart.

Located in Santa Rosa City, Laguna, the theme park is about 39 kilometres away from capital Manila. For those who wish to visit the renowned theme park and are in search of serviced apartments Manila, will find the Somerset Millennium Makati an ideal option as it is about half and hours distance to the theme park as well as Manila City.

Enchanted Kingdom is truly enchanting as it has a wide range of rides in different themes. Step back in time to when Queen Victoria ruled, at the Victoria Park attraction. You can say hello to Enchanted Kingdom’s mascot wizard Eldar here in this park that is designed in the Victorian architectural style. Next up is Portabello, a replica of the Caribbean City of Portobelo; where you can hunt for treasures that are treasures hidden by the Spanish sailors and see the Rio Grande- the largest attraction found in the park. Portebolo’s other attractions include Flying Fiesta, Xtreme Paintball, Portabello Show, giant swing ride and a 4D Discovery Theatre.

Walk among dinosaurs and feel like a caveman or cavewoman at Boulderville- a prehistoric themed area with attractions such as the Boulderville Express train ride, Petreefied House, Air Pterodactyl and Rock Quarry. Be ready for an adventurous time at Jungle Outpost, a jungle-themed area designed to replicate the Amazon rainforest minus the ferocious alligators and anacondas! Instead you will be met with rides such as the Jungle Log Jam- an exciting water ride, the Amazon Hoops, Swan Lake, Tropics Trading Post and other tropical adventures.

The Enchanting Kingdom has more attractions that await to enchant you such as the Midway Boardwalk, Anchors Away, Brooklyn Place, Spaceport and much, much more! Come be enchanted at Enchanting Kingdom…

Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Melissa Somawardana, concealed under the name of Kanya Mae, writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+