Category: Condos

Best Angeles City Apartment? Kandi Towers Review

I recently stayed at Kandi Towers apartment in Angeles for $50/night on Airbnb (~2600 pesos). I took some pics of the 70sqm, one bedroom ,10th floor unit with balcony, and the Kandi Towers facilities. Hotel accommodation is often overpriced in the Philippines for what you get. You can’t find a nicer place to stay in AC...

Manila Pad for RooshV Day Gamers | Greenbelt Excelsior

Greenbelt Excelsior check in The RooshV forum guys love to day game and ‘mall game’ and never do P4P (pay for play sex), this Manila condo I recently stayed in reminded me of them. It’s a short walk from Greenbelt mall, on Don Carlos Palanca street, take a right as you come out then a left,...

Best Condo in the BGC? Two Serendra

I’ve checked out a few condos in the BGC (‘the Fort’) and Two Serendra is arguably the best because it has the most facilities: 4 Swimming pools & 5 gyms 2 Badminton courts 1 Basketball & Tennis court Pool table / Table tennis Ping pong & Badminton There are so many because the condo complex spans two...

Cebu IT Park Apartments | Avida Towers

Avida Tower 1 & 2 (both share the same pool / garden) form a condominium complex in IT Park, the nicest and safest area to live in Cebu City. Tons of restaurants, cafes, shops all downstairs on your doorstep. The best condo in Cebu is Calyx Centre, also in IT Park, but that gets booked up well in...

Manila Condo Near Mall of Asia | Solemare Parksuites

Outdoor pool and basketball Solemare Parksuites is a quiet, modern high rise condo complex in the Pasay area near Manila bay (the seafront) and walking distance to the Mall of Asia, and casinos. Rooms start at ~$400/month. Some helpful blog fans said an apartment at Solemare would be well located for online dating and live poker. So on my last Philippines trip...

Apartment in Cebu for Dating Pinays | Calyx Residences

Samar loop from Calyx Residences rooftop Calyx Residences is a modern high-rise apartment in Cebu City, great for getting dating site girls round to your place when you invite them over to swim at the rooftop pool. It’s also walking distance to Ayala mall. 28th floor infinity pool with view of the city and mountains Calyx Residences Review I just...

Life in the BGC Area of Manila, aka ‘The Fort’ | Trion Tower Condo

‘The Fort’ aka the BGC (Bonifacio Global City) is one of the most baller areas to live in Manila, super safe, clean, and developed. My buddy recently got a 6 month lease at Trion Tower there, 30k pesos / month ($600) for a one bedroom unit. I went over to take some pics of his condo and the Fort area....

Cheap Makati Condo Near Greenbelt Mall | The Beacon Roces Tower

Previously I did condo reviews of Knightsbridge and Gramercy which are perfectly located if you’re on a mongering trip and want to be right next to the red light district – the bikini bars on P. Burgos. On this trip I found The Beacon Roces Tower, also on AirBnB ($35 off your first trip link). Checking in...

Where to Live in Manila as a Single Guy? | Gramercy Residences

It took me a while to stay at The Gramercy Residences because I’d heard some bad things about the staff being less friendly towards short term stays. One reader on this blog said he was ‘treated like a criminal’ for renting daily on AirBnB, and on forums I’d read about people not even being able to get into...

A Look Inside Knightsbridge Condo, Manila

A reader kindly sent in some photos he took at Knightsbridge Residences, which is probably the best location in Manila to live, walking distance from Burgos Street, Greenbelt mall, nice parks with hot Filipina girls jogging, lots of upscale restaurants, etc. In central Makati and near similar condo Gramercy Residences. He recently decided to move to the Philippines,...

Cheap Cebu Condo Near Casino & IT Park | LA Guardia Flats 1

In the last post I gave examples of some of the high end condos on AirBnB that do monthly rates  – Knightsbridge and Gramercy in Manila, and Calyx Centre in Cebu. Someone commented I should post some more original content, so here it is – La Guardia Flats 1 at the end of La Guardia Street, Cebu. It’s centrally located between JY...

Finding Monthly Stay Apartments on AirBnB

By default AirBnB displays daily rental rates, however if you input check in dates a month apart it updates the listings to show monthly rates, which usually comes with a ~50% discount. An example search of private rooms for $300 – $600 for Jan 1 – 31, 2017 with keyword ‘Makati’ (the nice part of central Manila) spits...

Best Place to Stay in Chiang Mai as a Nomad | The Mirror

If you ask the best Thailand bloggers Bangkok beats Chiang Mai hands down for long term living, stuff to do (nightlife especially) and overall lifestyle. That said NomadList ranks it in #1 given the amount of hipsters digital nomads there, and I still like it for short trips. Chiang Mai accommodation is sick value for a reasonably...