Manila Madness – Day One – Makati Bars/Red Light District

Day 1 – Plane to the Hotel As soon as I got off the plane, I headed to the immigration line.  There was a long line for Filipino nationals and the line for visitors was the line just past the nationals.  You enter the lines from the left side and they stretch across to the right.  As soon as you get there, cut to the … Continue reading Manila Madness – Day One – Makati Bars/Red Light District

Manila Madness – Part Zero – Surviving the Pre-Vacation

Los Angeles, California – USA to Manila – Philippines Wednesday, February 6, 2013 07:00   Arrive at LAX and check-in via self service kiosk with American Eagle (division of American Airlines).  It took awhile to check-in since I couldn’t find the passport slot.  The kiosk was designed to swipe the passport at the top of the kiosk and it looked very flush with the design … Continue reading Manila Madness – Part Zero – Surviving the Pre-Vacation