Clark, Pampanga

This underrated metropolis has become a hub for business and leisure, not just for Filipinos, but for its neighboring Asia Pacific neighbors as well. Clark is the more vibrant, less stuffy, more fun younger brother to nearby Metro Manila. And the possibilities are endless

Abuse your credit card or enjoy the spoils of your hard work with duty-free shopping, or take a chance or two at the casinos and gaming centers. For the sports enthusiasts, Clark has world-class golf courses and race tracks, as well as adventure and extreme sports and activities like sky-diving, off road driving, and maybe even a trek in nearby Mt. Pinatubo.

Food is almost a religion to the Kapampangans, and the cuisine perhaps the most definitively Filipino. Visit the birthplace of Sisig and enjoy it with a cold beer, or perhaps dare yourself to try the buro. For the less adventurous foodies, Clark offers a surprisingly large number of fine dining restaurants, the quality of which rivals any city anywhere in the world, without the annoying pretention.

You’ll never run out of things to do in Clark, the only thing that’s in shortage is time.