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How to Have the Best Family Trip to Bologna

When thinking about going on a trip with your family, particularly with your kids, you want to make sure that you choose a destination with plenty of interesting things to do for everyone involved. While not an obvious first choice, the Italian city of Bologna is an excellent place to explore with your family. The[…]

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Officially Married in France and Parents of Two Kids

We are officially married in France! After few years of lockdowns, closed borders, and closed offices… Finally, we are officially Monsieur et Madam and now parents of two kids. When life happens during the pandemic. Exciting and surprising, isn’t it? Things were so busy back then the reason I never post updates about my family[…]

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How To Do a Spontaneous Backpacking Trip

As a Filipino traveler with a third-world passport, doing a spontaneous backpacking solo trip can be impossible. Maybe because of the thought that one is attached to his 9-5 day time job. Sometimes, you may ask this question, “Should I resign from my job? Can I have a sabbatical leave?” As Filipino, we really don’t[…]

Hiking Mountain Zwegabin with a Broken Heart in Hpa-an, Myanmar

Am I a professional or hobbyist mountain climber? No, I am not. But if you have time around Hpa-an in Myanmar, hiking to Mount Zwegabin is a must. It was my first time hiking a mountain alone in a different country. Although there are lots of hobbyist hikers and climbers in my country, I never[…]

Life Update: Goodbye Solo Backpacking, Hello Family Life!

It’s been a long time I haven’t written for my travel blog and I really missed it, actually. Now, it’s time to update a personal story on my blog on what is going on with my life. I have no plans of abandoning my travel blog as I have so many unwritten stories of my[…]

10 Things to Know Before Traveling to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Visiting Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon, can be a great experience. Although it’s not the country’s capital, Vietnam’s largest city has a diverse amount of things to do, interesting sites to visit and places to stay. If you’re visiting the south of Vietnam for the first time, it’s important to be prepared before you[…]

5 Top Streaming Platforms to Use When Travelling the Philippines

Traveling to the Philippines is always an amazing experience. Besides the presence of friendly locals, the beautiful islands on display and a lot of beaches to explore, the location is one of the most romantic places to be in the world. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, though, there begs the question of[…]

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Tips to Get an Approved Visa Without a Sponsor as a Filipino Traveler

Sharing to you a blog post about tips to get an approved visa without a sponsor as a Filipino traveler. As someone who wasn’t born rich with a third-world passport, I know the pains of getting a visa. Especially when you are denied. It’s very sad to learn that traveling is for the privilege only.[…]

Cebu Pacific Complaints: Pregnant Woman Missed Her International Flight

You may have heard or read Cebu Pacific complaints on the internet about delayed flights and no refunds. This time, I have my own travel horror story with them. The first time in my life when it’s a fully paid flight with an official itinerary ticket and receipt. But got trouble later on. As an[…]

Japan Itinerary 9 Days Autumn in Tokyo on a Budget for Less Than 20K Pesos

Traveling to Japan should not be expensive. Here’s a Japan Itinerary 9 days Autumn in Tokyo on a budget for less than 20K Philippine Pesos. Yes, you have read it right, just less than US$500. Related Article: Budget Japan Travel Itinerary 14 Days with 500 US Dollars I really had no specific itinerary during my[…]

How to Get Japan Visa Multiple Entry Without Income Tax Return (2019 Guide)

Finally! I just got my Japan Visa Multiple Entry without Income Tax Return. So, I can show you my guide on how I got one based on my personal experience. If you’re interested to get a Single Entry, here’s how I got my Japan Visa Single Entry without Income Tax Return and how I wrote[…]

Funny Tinder Stories While Traveling: Meeting 2 Matches in One Hostel

Back in October 2017, exactly two years ago. I had this one of my funny tinder stories while traveling. I never expected this to happen. Well, I was on my laptop working. Bored, I opened my Tinder app. How I Matched with Tinder Guy #1? As usual, I just swiped left and right. I got[…]

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How I Lost my Philippine Passport in Tokyo

How I lost my Philippine Passport in Tokyo? This happened back in December 2015 during my second trip to Japan in the autumn season. I already changed my accommodation from the Shinjuku area to Korea town and then to Asakusa. I walked from my hostel going to the train station until I found an Ichiran[…]

Tips to Pass Philippine Immigration with Q and A

Tips to Pass Philippine Immigration with Q and A Do you need more tips to pass Philippine Immigration? Last April 2019, I just had a Q and A with a Philippine Immigration officer which I never expected. That time when I had to leave Bali, I just arrived in the Philippines in January 2019. I[…]

How to Take Mount Fuji Aerial View Photos in Japan?

An Unexpected Moment of Mount Fuji Aerial View Who would have thought that I could have that unexpected moment of Mount Fuji aerial view? I actually missed it when I was in Tokyo and never saw one on my way to Osaka. I spent 14 days in Japan but never thought of going for a[…]

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Bali Travel Expenses in 30 Days | Bali, Indonesia Travel

Living in Bali, Indonesia for 30 days was indeed ambitious for me. But I wasn’t traveling solo as I was with my boyfriend. I was assigned to do some research on where to stay and find a motorbike rental good for one month while finding the tourist spots is just easy. We have to find[…]