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The Nook Cafe with Harry Potter (and the Maginhawa Hub)

Disappointment is a tough concept to predict, we’ve learned throughout our travels, primarily because it largely depends on the level of expectation that has grown root in one’s mind. What may be disappointing to some may be outstanding to others. What may be disappointing to someone may have been satisfactory to the same person if the expectation was correctly set. We’ve been badly burned by resorts and destinations that are made to glitter like diamonds in their websites, only to find a lump of semi-precious stone. We didn’t set any expectation when we set out to search for The Nook, coffee and books. Continue reading The Nook Cafe with Harry Potter (and the Maginhawa Hub)

Kiddie Fun at Active Fun (The Annex, SM City North EDSA)

There are a number of reasons why parents bring their children to fun places. Places like Active Fun. One is the genuine desire to allow their children to have fun. Another is to have an excuse to go shopping, with the kids safely tucked in Active Fun. Still another is for a bargaining tool — if you behave I’ll bring you to Active Fun this weekend. Continue reading Kiddie Fun at Active Fun (The Annex, SM City North EDSA)

Museong Pambata (Manila City)

It’s funny how parents would go far and wide just to bring their kids to some place magical. Enchanted Kingdom in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Splash Island in Binan, Laguna. Ocean Adventure in Subic Bay. But at the heart of Metro Manila, just beside the Manila Ocean Park and opposite the Luneta Park, is a place specifically created primarily for kids — the Museo Pambata. Continue reading Museong Pambata (Manila City)