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Manila For A Day

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Intramuros Manila Gen. Luna Street, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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Breeze through the best bits of Intramuros

We took a God, Gold, and Glory Extended tour, a walking tour around Intramuros. Our guide Dustin... read more

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Marz A
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Quezon City, Philippines
Halo- halo

I like how Sir Dustin explained that 'Filipino' culture isnt really a filipino culture because it... read more

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Manila For A Day connects the world to the Filipino soul. From guided tours to workshops and consulting services, we deliver cultural intelligence solutions by creating learning programs that take you on modern day voyages of discovery. Take a...more
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Intramuros Manila Gen. Luna Street, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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"halo halo"
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Reviewed yesterday

We took a God, Gold, and Glory Extended tour, a walking tour around Intramuros. Our guide Dustin covered the main foundations of Philippine history without making it feel like a class lecture. Because we were a small group of 4, Dustin was able to answer...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I like how Sir Dustin explained that 'Filipino' culture isnt really a filipino culture because it is basically a combination of multiple cultures that had colonized our countryMore

Thank Yana V
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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review, Yana! We really appreciate it and I'm glad to hear that you now understand our culture a little bit more. We are indeed a happy mix of cultures and embracing our "halo-halo" identity is something we advocate in Manila For A...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thank you for accommodating us in the guided tour of Escolta. Colors of Manila Tour included the Muslim Area of Quiapo and their food, leaving us with better understanding of our Muslim brothers. More power, Dustina nd Noni!More

Thank Ron T
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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your very positive review, Ron! It was awesome having you on the launch of the Colors of Manila tour and your kind words are very much appreciated. I'm glad to hear that the tour gave you a better understanding of our Muslim...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I took the 3G: God, Gold and Glory tour extended. It's probably the best walking tour I've had in terms of content and substance. The places visited were San Agustin Church and Museum, Casa Manila museum, and Fort Santiago. It's only a few places, but...More

Thank Jrsc2014
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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your glowing review! It's such a deeply appreciated validation for us whenever people say that our tours are "the best walking tour" they've ever attended so thank you very much for saying so! We're also very happy to hear that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this tour for my 9-yr old Filipino niece who was born and raised in Australia. She was highly curious about her heritage and roots. Manila For A Day was able to do this tour justice. Highly informative and enjoyable even for us, both teenage...More

Thank Leica B
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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your kind words, Leica! I'm so happy to hear that Noni was able to teach you something new about your our culture and even more elated that he was able to bridge that cultural divide between our motherland and your...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. Highly recommend taking this tour. Attended with 4 work colleagues on a trip to philippines. Learned so much

Thank lynnecharl0tte
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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review, Lynn! I'm glad to hear that our tour together was well received and that you learned a lot. Hope to see more of you in the future!

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

A wealth of information on all things Philippino, his insider knowledge about food and culture set us up for an unforgettable stay in a ManilaMore

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Thank Simone J
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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Simone! Thank you very much for your kind words! I'm glad Nonito was able to meet your expectations and that you had a wonderful Manila For A Day experience! Thanks again on behalf of the whole team, and I hope we see you again...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

had a three-hour visit to saint Augustin Curch in Intramuros, the guide was very nice and professional, he was able to keep the attention high all the time

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! We're glad you found our Cultural Navigators as courteous and professional individuals. We're also very happy to hear that we kept your attention throughout the tour! Hope to see more of you in the future!

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This was an amazingly informative and fun tour. We took the tour early on our trip to the Philippines and the information that we received during the tour really added to our understanding and appreciation of the country and its people. We especially enjoyed learning...More

Thank Elton E
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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind words, Elton! I'm happy that our time together was well spent and that I was able to help you deepen your appreciation and understanding of our people. It's also great to hear that you consider our short time...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

I met Dustin and Noni for both the Colours of Manila Tour and the National Treasures Tour, and both experiences were just marvellous. As a woman travelling alone in Manila, which has a reputation for not being that conducive to solo female travellers, they made...More

Thank Usha C
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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are absolutely floored by your review, Usha! I couldn't even reply right away--it took me over a month to get to it! I was at such a loss for words that I kept procrastinating because I wanted to give you the reply that it...More

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serenerussian
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Trip Advisor does not allow me to post a website link but if you look for manilaforaday you will find it.
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Hi there! Thank you for your interest in a very memorable Manila For A Day experience! You can book a tour by visiting our website and filling in our online reservation form. We can't post website addresses and hyperlinks... More
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