Explore Escolta’s Hidden Gems with the vivo V30 Pro

Manila’s bustling streets hold a treasure trove of stories waiting to be discovered and Escolta has always been a place we want to rediscover. Today, we are taking the vivo V30 Pro for a spin to see each detail of Escolta a little clearer.

The vivo V30 Pro is packed with an imaging system co-engineered with ZEISS to capture amazing images from wide scenes, close-ups, and many more. The 50MP ZEISS triple main camera is perfect for our Escolta Adventure.

Our day begins at the iconic First United Building. Though the building was built in 1928, it feels so young with the stores that lie within.

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View from First United Building

First is the. Hub | Make Lab features carefully curated brands that range from clothing to stickers, coffee, and many more. The space features different artworks by artists like Leeroy New, Garapata, and many more.

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Artworks by Leeroy New and Garapata

Don’t forget to bring your wallets as you might want to shop for local artist products here. Don’t forget to bring your camera too, each corner (and products) are Instagram-worthy! For us, we loved how the vivo V30 Pro was able to create clear photos even though the area is a little dark.

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As you walk upstairs, you can find Baobab optical shop. Here you can find prescription glasses, frames, and sunglasses that will suit your fancy.

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Next stop, a true Escolta institution – the Luis Pens store. Established in 1943, its shelves are lined with a treasure trove of writing instruments, each one whispering stories of the countless pens that have flowed across the paper, shaping ideas and leaving their mark.

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Continuing down Escolta Street, we’re greeted by the imposing Don Roman Santos Building. Its intricate details and classical European architecture transport us back in time. With the vivo V30 Pro’s powerful zoom lens, we bring the building’s ornate facade closer, marveling at the craftsmanship of a bygone era.

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But Escolta isn’t just about grand structures. Tucked away are pockets of creativity and innovation. We stumble upon a local map bursting with hidden cafes, quirky shops, and historical landmarks. With the map as our guide, we weave through the streets, the vivo V30 Pro’s intuitive interface allowing us to easily navigate and document our discoveries.

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After rediscovering what Escolta has to offer, we needed a little break. Luckily, Escolta Ice Cream and Snacks are just at the end of the street. We enjoyed some mais con yelo topped with avocado ice cream- a perfect way to end the day.

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Escolta is a place where history whispers from every corner, where modern innovation also thrives, and where hidden gems wait to be rediscovered.

With the vivo V30 Pro as your trusty companion, capture the essence of this captivating district, document your discoveries, and create memories that will last a lifetime. So, lace up your walking shoes, grab your vivo V30 Pro, and let’s explore!

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The vivo V30 Pro runs on a MediaTek Dimensity 8200 with an extended RAM of 12GB. The ZEISS Triple 50MP Camera can be found in front and back, to make sure you take good photos all the time. It can also keep up with all your adventures with the Android 14 Funtouch OS 14- all packed in a beautiful petals white color and 7.45mm 3D Curved Screen.

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The vivo V30 Pro retails for Php 34,999 and is available in vivo retail stores nationwide, via the vivo website, Shopee and Lazada.