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 Bag of Beans, Tagaytay City Bag of Beans is one of the must visit places in Tagaytay City. I am witness to how Bag of Beans has grown from a small coffee shop to an established dining place that it is now today.  Bag of Beans has also opened several branches along the Tagaytay City tourist stretch with six branches as of this writing. Bag of Beans caters as events venue and is one of the preferred wedding venues in Tagaytay City. Bag of Beans is also now into Bed and Breakfast accommodation. For this particular visit, me and my Family came for lunch. The food is really nice! Of course coffee and dessert after lunch is a must!  It was definitely worth the travel! Photo Credits: Bag of Beans Here is a short video of our latest visit to  Bag of Beans (Main) in Tagaytay City. Here are some photos taken during our last visit to Bag of Beans. This is an alfresco area with Italian theme. This is another side with English County vibe. This is an alfresco area with Italian theme. This is the

Explore MyPHILIPPINES: Casa Santa at Jardin de Miramar


1st Destination: Casa Santa at Jardin de Miramar

First stop, Casa Santa at Jardin de Miramar. Jardin de Miramar is a three-hectare property which is subdivided into different themed areas. This place is usually used to host parties, wedding receptions and other functions. Our main objective here is to view Casa Santa. Please note that there is an entrance fee to be collected for you to view the Santa Clause museum.

After paying the entrance fee, we went to view the Santa Clause collections. The Casa Santa houses over 3,000 Santa Clause collections in different sizes and shapes. These Santas are personal collection of the owner of Jardin de Miramar.

We also went around and checked the different areas of Jardin de Miramar. I will be sharing pictures of several items from the Santa Clause collection and also show some parts of the Jardin de Miramar in a few.

Here now are some pictures taken at 

Jardin de Miramar and Casa Santa

There is a bronze sculpture of children playing that will greet in Casa Santa.

Santa Clause manning the entrance
Ms. Santa

Christmas Choir

Santa Clausessssss

Don't forget the Elves!

More Santa Clause on display.

Looks like a Wizard Santa to me.
Here's a Filipino Santa (dressed in 'Barong Tagalog').

Here's a chess board with Santa Clause and Christmas inspired theme.

The Christmas Village collection display is housed in one room.
This room showcases a collection of different Christmas themed village.

Here's a section of the Christmas Village. 

Jack Skellington from the movie 'The Night before Christmas' is also part of the Christmas collections.

Jack Skellington

Star Wars characters in Christmas theme costumes. 
The FORCE is strong in this one!

Here, Yoda is dressed as Santa and R2D2.
Yoda also comes in different sizes and costumes.

Brass Scupture by Michael Cacnio

I was thrilled to see a Michael Cacnio sculpture on display. For those who are not familiar with his art works, please visit his website below.


Filipino artist and 2006 TOYM Awardee Michael Cacnio is a world-class brass sculptor of the social realist genre. Hailing from the town of Malabon in the Philippines, Cacnio is a product of the prestigious College of Fine Arts of the University of the Philippines in Diliman. He professionally debuted as a painter, but later found his true calling in the art of sculpting brass.


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