For some people it is a corner in a dimly lit Starbucks cafe and for others it is a bench in a park. These are public places where you can find some private time. Places where despite the foot traffic, you can find peaceful moments where you can lose yourself in a book, in thought or through your gadget without the fear of getting your things stolen or harassed by vagrants.
This is a place found in the heart of Malate, Manila. An art deco structure called Pension Natividad along M.H. del Pilar St. that serves good food.