7 lessons when i miss my Willer Express Bus from Tokyo to Osaka

7 Lessons I Learned When I Missed My Willer Express Bus from Tokyo to Osaka

Check out these 7 Lessons I learned when I missed my Willer Express Bus from Tokyo to Osaka. During my first solo trip to Japan, I knew already that I need to be ready when travel mishaps happen. One of these was missing my Willer Express Bus overnight ride from Tokyo to Osaka. How did it[…]

how can a poor filipina afford to travel

Part 1: How Can a Poor Filipina Afford to Travel?

Here I am sharing with you how can a poor Filipina afford to travel. Find out my most authentic and most humble answers based on my travel experiences. How Can a Poor Filipina Afford to Travel? During my first solo trip to Japan, a Dutch guy questioned me how can a poor Filipina like me[…]

tokyo winter illumination 2015

Tokyo Winter Illumination Experience 2015

I may not have experience snow in South Korea because of visa denial, I experienced the Tokyo Winter Illumination back in 2015 during my solo travel. It was my first time to experience such cold weather that I was wearing four layers. But my intention of going to Japan was the autumn season although that time,[…]

what to wear autumn season in japan

What to Wear: Autumn Season in Japan

After two years, I finally made this blog post in perfect timing for the fall season. I badly miss Japan while rummaging some photos from my hard drive. So here’s a blog post what to wear autumn season in Japan. Last November 2015, I got the chance to return to Japan for the Autumn experience.[…]

Yokohama Day Tour

An Unexpected Yokohama Day Trip in Japan – a Date Tour Actually!

Sharing to you my Yokohama Day trip and this is what happens when you travel solo. You will meet a lot of people in the hostels, in the club, or maybe in the bar. Who knows, just a seatmate inside the airplane? When you meet another solo traveler, you will decide if you want to[…]

My First Solo trip to Japan: a Mix of Disaster, Fun and Adventure

I consider my first solo out of the country trip to Japan a memorable one although it started like I almost needed to cancel due to a family crisis. Indeed, Japan a Mix of Disaster Fun and Adventure. Got my Japan visa approved. Travel fund is ready. I was just waiting for the month of[…]

sample japan trip itineraries you can follow

Sample Japan Trip Itineraries You Can Follow

Sample Japan Trip Itineraries At last! It has been long overdue since I haven’t created a follow-up blog post about Japan. Most of the time I stayed a lot in Tokyo for a total of 16 days and Osaka in 5 days. Here are a sample Japan trip itineraries I created but most are based[…]

Budget Travel: 14 Days Japan with US$500 Cash on Hand

No More Travel Funds for 14 Days Japan Trip 14 days Japan trip has been the first and most ambitious trip that I ever had. If you were aware with my previous post about what happened to my father, my travel fund for Japan was already wiped out. There was hesitation on my part if I[…]

My First Ever 10 Roller Coaster Ride Experiences in Japan

Call me crazy, but I just went to Japan to try my first experience of a roller coaster ride. No, I’m just kidding. I just didn’t ride once, but it was all over again and again. I was really scared to ride a roller coaster and I never tried it when I was in Laguna,[…]

How To Prepare For Your First Solo Trip in Japan

Introduction In 2015, I have my first solo trip out of the country and that country was in Japan. It happened from May 21 to June 8, 2015 (Japan+Hong Kong trip). I had several good memories and mistakes during this trip and it’s worth a life’s lessons treasure. How to prepare for your first solo[…]