Only the Best for Us Moms at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

Shower the queen of our hearts with all the best things they deserve. Marco Polo Ortigas Manila brings special treats, only for her.

Create meaningful journeys through an unforgettable staycation. Book a stay on 12 May with rates starting at 7,300 and enjoy benefits such as a buffet breakfast for two (2) adults and two (2) kids aged six (6) years old and below.


Have lunch or dinner buffet at Cucina during your stay and Mom dines on us when accompanied by two (2) full paying adults. Let her and the family go on a culinary journey, featuring live action stations of different cuisines featuring Japanese, Asian, Indian, and Italian. Enjoy the finest meats at the carving station, and top the experience with selections from the sumptuous dessert station.


Enjoy Cantonese fare with a special set menu at the award-winning Lung Hin, available only for this special day. Featured dishes are Steamed Live Garoupa with Supreme Soy Sauce, Braised Australian Abalone (six heads) with Dong Po Pork in Oyster Sauce, and Wok Fried Fresh Scallops with Squid and Broccoli. Special Longevity Peach Buns are included in the special set.


Give her a special cake baked with love with the limited edition dark chocolate raspberry moist cake. This sweet treat has raspberry buttercream and chocolate ganache to savour.


Complete the indulgence with the Pure Bliss package at Flow Spa. Give Mom the relaxing me-time which includes a Salt and Aloe Vera Body Scrub, Aromatherapy Massage, and Algotherm Facial, a 2 hour and 30 minute pampering session for 5,100.

To know more about Twice in a Row Five-Star Award Winner, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, visit Follow the Hotel in Facebook at or @MarcoPoloManila on Twitter or Instagram.


Fun Day at the Sta. Elena Fun Farm

Planning for a last summer hurrah for your restless kiddos? You might want to consider visiting the Fun Farm at Sta. Elena in Cabuyao, Laguna.

When I learned that my daughter’s school included Sta. Elena Fun Farm in their educational field trip itinerary, I immediately signed her up.

I wanted Cesca to breathe some fresh air and experience something different from our usual weekend mall outings. It’s always been a concern for me that children nowadays are glued to their tablets, not really mobile and active.

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Buri Resort and Spa – Not Your Usual Puerto Galera Experience


Summer is indeed here. And what’s the perfect time to plan a beach getaway but now?

Though I have long accepted the fact that it may take some time before we can haul our kid army to the beach, it sure didn’t stop me from daydreaming of having our dose of vitamin sea soon.

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Mommy Travels: Luljetta’s Hanging Gardens and Spa, Antipolo

This is the second part of our Antipolo day trip last May. Picture heavy post ahead 🙂

After spending the first part of the day being all artsy-fartsy in Pinto Museum, we then head off to My Pot Restaurant where we over-indulged in Filipino food (buffet-style nonetheless!) for only 125 pesos!

My good friend, Jon of, wrote more about our foodtrip (and Antipolo adventure) on his blog.

With our tummies full, we’re all ready for the Luljetta’s Hanging Garden and Spa experience.


Luljetta’s Hanging Gardens and Spa (Source)

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Mommy Travels: Pinto Art Museum, Antipolo

Knowing that I will have my hands full once baby number 3 is born, I try to spend as much quality time with my 2 daughters as possible. So when my highschool best friends planned a daytrip to Antipolo for some R&R a couple of months ago, I immediately tagged Cesca (my eldest) along for some mom-and-daughter bonding.

Read HERE for our Luljetta’s Hanging and Garden Spa experience.

Our itinerary is packed to make the most of the daytrip. After a quick stop at the Our Lady of Peace Church where we also bought suman for pasalubong, we then head out to Pinto Art Museum.

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‘pinto’ to Pinto

‘Pinto’ meaning door in Tagalog seems fit as a name for the place as it opens one’s perspective into a wide array of Filipino arts. Continue reading