Welcoming the New Year at The Peninsula Manila

We decided to welcome 2013 with a little bit of luxury by staying at The Peninsula Manila. I’m not a fan of fireworks really. And the pollution it creates that lasts until the next day doesn’t really make me happy. So we’d always check in at hotels for NY Eve. Usually, I’d book a room at The Holiday Inn or Crowne Plaza, but they were already fully-booked since October for December 31st! I’ve learned my lesson and will book our rooms earlier next time. But I’m glad that I didn’t cancel on our stay at The Pen because we had …