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,[…]

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[…]

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[…]

My Travel Summary in 2015

I started my 2015 with a bang overloaded with travels through volunteer work and invitations. I missed blogging already and I have several backlogs because I am busy with work and traveling of course. So I wrote this travel summary in order for me to remember everything and I’ll just refer to my Facebook account[…]

Getting Japan Tourist Visa in the Philippines without Income Tax Return

After my Hong Kong trip last October 2014, I found a cheap flight to Japan and booked a flight right away. I wasn’t even sure if I could get a visa but I was really hopeful. This was part of my Plan B if Plan A was a failure. No, I don’t want to tell[…]