This is a guest post by Jerik de Guzman.

Re-discover Manila and be prepared for the surprises it’ll bring you.

Less than P50 is all you need to ride public transportation: be it a jeepney, FX or a bus going to Manila where fun and good times meet.

Manila is the city long forgotten by many because of the exciting, overly-secure and posh malls of Makati. Home to the President of the Republic, the glaring red light district and obscure menu is also the city that never sleeps.

What once was the pride and glory of the country is now part of history books and police watch lists. We all want a little thrill once in a while, so the next time you’re planning a vacation, plan a trip to Manila.

Here’s a roundup of cool things to do in the metro area.

Manila at night

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