Tag Archives: Fort Bonifacio

The Philippine Tyrannosaurus Rex

We’re not implying that there’s a species of Tyrannosaurus rex, also called the T. Rex, that was discovered in the Philippines. Well, none yet. We don’t know for sure. Maybe there’s a fossil buried in your backyard. Try searching for it. But just in case you want to see a T.Rex fossil but can’t find any, try going to The Mind Museum. There’s a full-size T-Rex fossil in display in this world-class science museum. Continue reading The Philippine Tyrannosaurus Rex

Feed your Brain at The Mind Museum

A museum, for you, evokes what kind of images and what kind of emotions? Allow us to start off with the following guesses. A museum is a place where really old artifacts are kept and displayed. It’s a place where you can only view these artifacts, cordoned or sealed for protection, from a distance. It’s a boring place, except to those who have a deep love for the subject (or pretend to do so). These things may true of other museums, but definitely not The Mind Museum. Continue reading Feed your Brain at The Mind Museum

Cupcakes by Sonja (Serendra, Bonifacio High Street)

What’s so special about cupcakes? A store could sell a single food product like doughnut. But a cupcake is not a donut. Cupcakes are common and cheap, you could buy mass-produced items in a grocery. A cupcake store is simply not commercially viable — especially if you want to open the store at the  high end part of town. The rent alone would toast the finances of any brave soul who’d decide to sell cupcakes, and cupcakes alone. Continue reading Cupcakes by Sonja (Serendra, Bonifacio High Street)

Books and Bookstores

Books, at times, could make the waiting and down time in our travel not-that-boring. For instance, we could read a good book while waiting at the airport lounge when the flight is delayed.  For others, however, reading a book goes beyond a filler of dead air. So, let’s review some of the bookstores when you arrive in Philippine reading territory: Continue reading Books and Bookstores