During the nine days before Christmas, Catholics in the Philippines attend Simbang Gabi or Misa de Gallo, a series of masses that take place late in the evening or before sunrise, between 3 and 5 am.
Dark skies in Manila last for almost 10 hours, usually from 18:00 to 4:00, so you can enjoy stargazing longer if you'd want to. There are also parts in Metro Manila where 'Night Doesn't Sleep' if you have a night life.
Never heard of Tomas Morato before? Then it is time to go there! The HotDot is located in the north of the Megacity Manila, more specifically in Quezon City. Whenever you are up for something a bit more adventurous outside of your comfort zone in Makati or the Fort, Tomas Morato will most certainly welcome you.
Dell's Foodhall sets new standards for cafeteria food in the Megacity. The cozy Citywalk II establishment is the first choice for many of Eastwood's BPO employees.
The Philippines is around 7 hours advance compared to Europe, and almost a day early compared to the US. Those experiencing jet lag need not worry too much about doing nothing in the wee hours of the morning. This Megacity has plenty of establishments that are open 24 hours or until late at night to help you pass the time or replenish essentials.
You like to stay up late, even during the week? For the nighthawks of Metro Manila, MEGACITIZENS.com compiled a list of bars and restos that keep their doors open until the early morning.