You probably want to live the dream of residing in Manila and get to feel what it is really like to be near everything that the capital city can offer. However, budget limitations force you to rethink your options despite your best efforts to get a residence in a more upscale area like the Makati Central Business District and Bonifacio Global City. Don’t worry, for Manila itself has more affordable options that you can check out.
Whether you are a college student experiencing city life by yourself for the first time, a working professional who wants to save as much of your salary, or a couple starting your own family, one will surely find Manila as a very accommodating and cost-friendly place of residence. Staying up late at night won’t even cost you that much, as there are many affordable dining places that serve all-time favorites such as bulalo, pares, and silog meals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Manila prides itself of being a historical city that sustains the country’s beauty and culture, but remains to be a progressive and modern. Travel back in time within the walls of Intramuros and see the defense fortress used in the Spanish era called Fort Santiago. You can also pay your respects to the Philippine National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, by visiting his shrine in Rizal Park. Learn more of the country’s history and culture in the National Museum of the Philippines, Cultural Center of the Philippines, National Museum of Anthropology, and Metropolitan Museum of Manila.
Tired of touring the city? Not to worry because Manila has engaging restaurants that can fill up your appetite and satisfy the foodie in you. You can try the sumptuous meals in The Shrimp Shack, Caffe La Lotte Restaurant, My Kitchen by Chef Chris, L’Eau Vive, Casa Roces, Isla Café, and so much more. You can even want to visit Binondo if you are craving for Chinese food. You may visit Quik-Snack in Carvajal, Kim Hiong Food garden in Ongpin, Tasty Dumplings in Norberto Ty, and Wai Ying Fastfood in Benavidez. Honestly, just wander around Binondo and you can find the right Chinese restaurant for your palate.
Finding the best apartment for rent in Manila can take that much effort, but with MyProperty.ph, you can easily check out the best place at a price you can afford. One want to check out a four-storey building in Malate that offers studio-type rooms, which include air-conditioner, telephone connection, and WiFi connection. This apartment is easily accessible to Philippine Women’s University, Malate Catholic School, and De La Salle University. Another notable listing offers a two-bedroom apartment in Santiago Residences, which is only one ride away from SM Megamall and Robinsons Mall Pioneer. A typical apartment for rent in Manila City can be leased for PHP 7,000 monthly.