Binondo in Manila: A guide to food and culture of the world’s oldest Chinatown

Binondo in Manila is the oldest Chinatown in the world which was acknowledged in 1594 as permanent settlement of Chinese immigrants during the Spanish occupation. It has become the melting pot of almost all the commer... Read More

The Lunar New Year in Manila guide

It’s the year of the rat! For Lunar New Year (or Chinese New Year), Manila is going all out with festive events and dinners offering traditional dancing and performances–no matter what your take on the rodent is... Read More

Top 10 Facts about Chinese New Year

  1) The date varies. Chinese hold their new year celebrations between the 21st January and 20th February, depending on the Chinese lunar calendar; so although calendar years have a fixed start and end date, the ... Read More

The Be App x Purveyr

We are long-time fans of Purveyr, a brand that aims to positively and creatively influence perspectives of life in the Philippines. Since 2012, they have been promoting contemporary underground culture through snippet... Read More