Airport – Manila

On our way from Manila to Hong Kong. Due to heavy traffic we decide to leave at 4:00 AM. Upon arrival at the Airport all vehicles are being checked by Security. STEP ONE  Passengers are being checked outside the airport before entry. No Visitors are permitted to enter. Without having printed boarding passes, we would have been denied […]

Manila – Day One – what to see and do

Heading out this morning with our driver Joshua. Brutal bumper to bumper traffic. The highlight is seeing a real view of Manila. Jammed with people, bikes, trucks, buses and jeepneys. Jeepney Realized jeepneys were USA military jeeps used during the Second World War. The idea is the the name Jeepney came from the words Jeep […]

The Forbidden City

It’s been years since we have been here and we are awestruck to see this site again.The Forbidden City began in the 1500’s And is now called the Imperial Palace Museum. This is the largest ancient Chinese architecture still standing. Over hundreds of years there were twenty four Emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. […]