Tag Archives: San Miguel de Manila

San Miguel de Manila Walking Tour: 7 DECEMBER 2013

For over a year now, I have specialized in facilitating tours around a once-fabled arrabal of Manila, San Miguel de Manila. The year has been great for these tours. I cannot count anymore the number of times, groups and individuals … Continue reading

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VIAJAR POR MANILA: San Miguel de Manila, 11 AM – 3 PM, 7 Sept. 2013

FRIENDS! I will be facilitating a tour of SAN MIGUEL de MANILA this Saturday mid-day from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The itinerary includes SAN SEBASTIAN CHURCH, SAN BEDA ABBEY, CASA ROCES, passing by (not entering) the TEUS, GOLDENBERG, LAPERAL … Continue reading

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San Miguel de Manila: Arrabal de una abadía, buenas familias y cerveza

Arrabal de una abadía, buenas familias y cerveza In the early decades of the 1800s until as late as the 1950s, San Miguel de Manila earned for itself a distinction of being a favorite nook of the capital’s elite. Along … Continue reading

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Casa Roces and La Cocina de Tita Moning : Savoring Time and Taste

  Last Saturday, 17 November 2012, I facilitated a tour around San Miguel de Manila district. The said district used to be the country’s “millionaires’ row” where stately mansions used to stand next to each other, housing the country’s alta … Continue reading

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