Ever since the quarantine started, everyone has been longing to go outside, hop on a car, and travel leisurely once again. We’ve all been itching to see new tourist spots and take pictures for our Instagram feeds—but of course, our priority, for now, is to help curb the spread of COVID-19 by staying at home as much as possible.
Nonetheless, this doesn’t mean we can’t plan our trips post-pandemic, right? And maybe we should start somewhere local, help boost local tourism once again, and lend a helping hand to businesses who struggled during the pandemic. (Read: Here’s a List of PH Tourist Destinations Now Open to Travelers)
So why not we start in a place just a few hours away from Manila, which has a beautiful view of the Taal Volcano and relaxing, cold weather? Here are three Instagrammable cafés that you should check out the next time you go to Tagaytay—after the pandemic, of course!
Quaint Tagaytay Cafés: Cecil’s Café
If you’re looking for a café that’s warm, cozy, and feels just like home, Cecil’s Café is the perfect place for you. Aside from its homey layout and decorations, this café also serves home-cooked food which is both healthy and delicious. Their vegetable lasagna is TDF!
Quaint Tagaytay Cafés: Aozora Japanese Café + Bistro
Fans of ramen will definitely enjoy the food at Aozora Japanese Café + Bistro because it mixes Filipino and Japanese food and making it into one delicious dish. And one of their best selling dishes is the Bulalo Ramen! It’s something that you should try at least once, but of course in moderation. (Read: Smells Delish! This Online Store Sells Room Scents Inspired by Food)
Quaint Tagaytay Cafés: Kuuma Kaakao
Looking for something familiar to your tastebuds? Let Kuuma Kaakao satisfy your cravings and fill you with their oh-so-good versions of classic Filipino food. They serve classic merienda food such as champorado and turon, as well as Christmas staples like puto bumbong and bibingka, which come in different flavors!