Tag Archives: Shopping

Modern Day Shopping Malls Come To Olongapo

I’m very happy to see two new, modern shopping malls opening in Olongapo City. First, the new SM City Shopping Mall on Magsaysay Drive, just outside the walking entrance to SBMA/SBFZ is now open. It’s a five story building with some great stores, including an Ace Hardware (my man-lust for tools is going crazy), a […]

Zambales Province Photo Gallery

Subic Bay is located in Zambales Province on the Island of Luzon in the Northern Philippine Islands. Zambales is a beautiful province with a long history of acceptance and accommodation of foreigners and tourists. Zambales Province has miles and miles of beautiful beaches, majestic mountains and hills, plains that seem to go on forever, and […]

Pure Gold Duty Free Shopping at SBMA

Pure Gold is my favorite place to shop in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone. It’s a very large warehouse style store that carries the largest assortment of groceries in the area. I tried to get some pictures of the interior of the store, but I guess my stealth mode is malfunctioning. Evidently, the management has […]

Shopping at SBMA in Olongapo

I live in the Baloy Beach area of Barrio Barretto, Olongapo. We have a small market area that has great fresh vegetables, rice, and some very basic home goods. There is also a small grocery store with basic food items, and there is also a 7-11 store. We have several pharmacies, and there are numerous […]